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Sacrament of Baptism

Please call the Rectory (966-8600) for details

regarding participation in the preparation program.

We encourage expectant parents to make

arrangements for the preparation program at least a

few months prior to the birth of their child.

Sacrament of Marriage

Please contact the rectory for details regarding

the preparation program. In accordance with

Archdiocesan policy, couples should contact a

member of the parish clergy at least six months

prior to their proposed wedding date.

Holy Orders and Consecrated (Religious) Life

If interested, please call the parish rectory or the

Archdiocesan Office of Vocations at 792-6460

Rectory/Parish Office

243 West Argonne Drive

Saint Louis, Missouri 63122

966-8600 (Phone)

966-5721 (Fax)

Saint Peter Elementary School

Pre-K thru Eighth Grade

215 North Clay

Saint Louis, Missouri 63122


Offices of Faith Formation

Linda Doyle, 822-1347, ext. 3001

Parish School of Religion

Jan Hartmann, 822-1347, ext. 3004

Office of Youth Ministry

Robby Francis, Director of Youth Ministry

822-1347, ext. 3003

Office of Music Ministry

Carol Bauer, Liturgical Music Coordinator

822-1347, ext. 3005

Pastoral Council

Mr. Bill Carmody, Chairperson 984-0534

Mrs. Sue McAtee, Vice Chairperson 965-5203

Mrs. Patty Boyd, Secretary 966-3835

Finance Commission

Mrs. Diane Hadler, Chairperson 822-0422

Mr. Dave Patritti, Vice-Chairperson 835-1170

St. Vincent de Paul Society

314-289-6101 Ext. 2220 (Voice Mail)

Calendar Coordinator

Cathy Herrmann, 822-1347, ext. 3002

Parish Center


Bulletin Deadline!!

Articles intended for publication in the Bulletin must be

submitted to the rectory by Monday, at 3:OOPM for the

following Sunday’s Bulletin. All announcements must be

in writing with a name and telephone number attached.

Please remember St. Peter Catholic Church in your will.




Lord, thank you for the rich history you have

bestowed on our family of St. Peter in Kirkwood.

Blessed by your grace, we ask that you be present

in our parish today. Guide us as we celebrate our

gifts through worship, education and loving service.

Holy Spirit, create within us a vision for the future that

we live, witness and proclaim the good news of Christ.


Sunday Mass Schedule

Saturday: 5:OOPM (Satisfies Sunday obligation)

Sunday: 7:30AM, 9:OOAM, 11:OOAM and 6:OOPM

Weekday Mass Schedule

Monday - Friday: 6:45AM & 8:15AM

Saturday: 8:15AM

Holy Day Mass Schedule

Consult the bulletin for Mass times


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday: 3:45 to 4:45PM or by appointment

Eucharistic Adoration

Monday - Friday, 6:00AM to 10:00PM

St. Angela Merici Chapel in Ursuline Hall

adjacent to the Church building

For more information or to sign up for a weekly

Holy Hour of prayer contact

Kathy Fotouhi at 821-4347


Baptisms are celebrated every Sunday of the month at 12:30PM.

Parents are expected to participate in a Baptismal Preparation

Program. Please call the rectory to arrange for

the Baptismal Preparation Program and a date for Baptism.

Weekly Anointing and Prayer

After the 9:OOAM Mass each Sunday, we will celebrate

the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, for anyone

who has the need to receive this sacrament. This is meant

to include such concerns as upcoming diagnostic tests,

limitations of aging, anxiety, depression, undue stress,

addiction, etc. for all ages.

Please gather in the pews at the front of church

and the priest will be with you approximately

10 minutes after Mass is over.

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time October 23, 2011

St. Peter Parish

Pulled Pork & Pulled Chicken Sale

We‟ve partnered with Stumpy’s Bar-B-Que to provide you with delicious Pulled Pork and

Pulled Chicken – perfect for dinner and sandwiches. Every order comes complete with

your choice of Stumpy’s Bar-B-Que sauce. Proceeds support St. Peter‟s A.C.T.S. retreats.

Order by November 1 st

Pick-Up in St. Peter School Cafeteria on November 6 th

Name ________________________________________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________________________________

Home Phone ___________________________

Cell Phone ___________________________

Email Address _________________________________________________________________

We will send an email reminder about the pick-up date, if you provide your email address.

Pulled Pork (1 pound) $12 each Qty. _________ $___________

Pulled Chicken (1 pound) $12 each Qty. _________ $___________

Please select your sauce:

_____ Kansas City Style ______ Original (Spicy)

Total Enclosed $__________

Mail Order and Payment:

Darrel Kern, 951 Lanyard Lane,

St. Louis, MO 63122

Special thanks to Kurt Enger and Stumpy’s BBQ!

Order Deadline: November 1 st

Order Pick Up: After Masses

on Sunday, November 6;

8 am to 1 pm in the School Cafeteria.



Monday, October 24

6:45AM Dave Shepard

8:15AM Butch Mortland

Tuesday, October 25

6:45AM Anthony Ahrens

8:15AM Charles J. Shell

Wednesday,October 26

6:45AM Roshney Simon

8:15AM Lou Enkelmann

Thursday, October 27

6:45AM Beumel Family

8:15AM Catherine Prante

Friday, October 28

6:45AM Dave Shepard

8:15AM Hildagarde E. Spears

Saturday, October 29

8:15AM Arthur E. Lottes, Jr.

5:00 PM Ron Zinkl

Sunday, October 30

7:30AM Charles Shell

9:00AM Jack Smith

11:00AM People of St. Peter

6:00PM Mary Molloy


Saturday, October 29

5:00PM Emily Sindelar, Anna McAtee,

Spencer Ott

Sunday, October 30

7:30AM Albert Reinwart, Clare Reinwart,

Kyle Rolfes




Ricky Heinlein, Megan Doyle,

Anna Huisinga

Natalie Hoppe, Jack Kleiss,

Clare Wojciechowski

Tony Cadice, Emily Morrison,

Pauly Morrison


We are happy you decided to worship with us today. Please

introduce yourself to Father following Mass in the Gathering

Area in the back of church. If you would like information about

registering as a new parish member please call Jay Ryan at 822-

1339 or contact the parish office (966-8600) for a registration


The Welcoming Committee


to deliver welcome packets to new parishioners. If you are

interested please call Jay Ryan at 822-1339.



Scheduled Eucharistic Minister - October 29/30

Note: Shut-in visitors are indicated in parentheses ( )

Interested in being a Eucharistic Minister?

Call Bob & Trish Martin 821-3303.

Saturday, October 29


Sunday, October 30





October 23, 2011

M. Bender, P. Forster, M. Elli,

A. Hennessey, L. Hollabaugh,

E. Jennings, L. Schrock, S. Minowitz

C. Behl, J. Collins, D. Connell,

L. Flick, J. Shea, Sr. M. Kleffner,

B. Lauber, J. Sulze

T. Booth, M. Mahn, N. Mahn,

J. Booth, (D. Lauber), (K. Mersmann),

(B. Nordmann), (L. Pfile)

M. Schmit, S. Hartman, G. Iannotti,

N. Iannotti, (H. Bernsen), K. Fotouhi,

(R. Medley), (S. Randall)

B. Biele, M. Blanchfield, M. Cadice,

J. Enslin, C. Henke, S. Person,

P. Jacober, R. Gamble


Time First Lector Second Lector

Saturday, October 29

5:00PM Jim Temme Diane Cantwell

Sunday, October 30

7:30AM Jane Jensen Patrick Waldschmidt

9:00AM Matt Wilson Mary Lou Bennett

11:00AM Christy Ridenhour Kay Komotos

6:00PM Diane Reardon Dennis Buchheit


October 26 Welcome K to Mass 8:15AM K-8

November 1 All Saints 8:15AM 1-8

November 11 St. Martin of Tours &

Veterans Day 8:30AM K-8

November 16 St. Margaret 8:15AM K-3

November 17 St. Elizabeth 8:15AM 4-8

November 23 St. Clement 8:15AM K-8

Readings for the Week of October 23, 2011

Sunday: Ex 22:20-26/1 Thes 1:5c-10/Mt 22:34-40

Monday: Rom 8:12-17/Lk 13:10-17

Tuesday: Rom 8:18-25/Lk 13:18-21

Wednesday: Rom 8:26-30/Lk 13:22-30

Thursday: Rom 8:31b-39/Lk 13:31-35

Friday: Eph 2:19-22/Lk 6:12-16

Saturday: Rom 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29/Lk 14:1, 7-11

Next Sunday: Mal 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10/1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13

/Mt 23:1-12

©Liturgical Publications Inc


Dear St. Peter Family,

My wife Anne and I wish to express our deepest appreciation for

your constant prayers and support with the passing of our son

David. Your prayer has provided a beautiful amount of grace

from Our Lord. We are grateful to be a part of this community.

“Partners in Progress” – Long Range Education Plan

I am pleased to tell you that the writing of our Long Range

Education Plan is under way. Each goal will have specific action

items, steps, strategies and timelines for implementing and

achieving the goal. The writing process will take a few more

months with a target completion in early second semester.

Based on all the focus group feedback last spring, the School

Board, PSR and the day school have established five major goals

for our plan. They are:

Catholicity: To instill appreciation, understanding and

commitment to our Catholic faith and service to others through


Community: To be a welcoming and inclusive community that

embraces others through a distinguished "Culture of Kindness".

Academics: To develop strong, innovative teachers, practices and

resources to best educate primary and middle school students

with emphasis on excellence in mathematics and science.

Communication: To communicate openly and effectively with

all stakeholders.

Technology: To improve the understanding and use of

technology in diverse curricular areas for all students and


In the next several weeks I will update you on the progress of the

plan, answer on-going questions and show you how we have

already begun to make significant progress. Please continue to

pray for all of us as we work to be all the Lord has called us to be.

Kind regards,

John Freitag, Principal




Children of the parish, grades 3-8, are invited to sing at St. Peter

Parish Christmas Eve 4:00PM Mass.

Required Rehearsals: (At least) Any TWO of these Three

Monday, December 12 4:00-5:00PM

Saturday, December 17 3:00-4:00PM

Monday, December 19 4:00-5:00PM

Rehearsals will take place in church (in the music room

downstairs) Enter though the Stained glass door.

Arrival on December 24th:

Please arrive at church by 3:15PM.

Thank you for sharing your gifts with St. Peter Parish!


October 23, 2011


On Friday, November 11, 2011, St. Peter School and the Student

council will sponsor our third annual Veterans Day

Commemoration and reception. We would like to honor any

veteran who would like to join us for that day. (Please keep in

mind that “veteran” means anyone who has served. One does not

need to have served in a war to be a veteran).

If you are a veteran, or if you know of someone who is a veteran

and could join our celebration, please forward that person‟s name

and address so that we can extend a personal invitation.

We will begin with 8:30AM Mass (changed from 8:15AM) on

November 11th. After Mass, there will be a short reception for

the veterans in the cafeteria, followed by an assembly in the gym.

Any veteran is welcome along with a guest. Please contact

Nancy Muller at St. Peter Catholic School (214-821-0460) by

October 30th so a formal invitation can be sent.

Mass time will be moved from 8:15AM to 8:30AM

on November 11th only!


Are you a parent with young children who'd like to meet more of

your peers? The St. Peter Young Families Group offers social,

spiritual and service activities for families with children under

school age. Visit www.stpeteryoungfamilies.com or e-mail

stpeteryoungfamilies@gmail.com to be added to our e-mail

distribution list for notification of upcoming events.

Our next monthly rosary is

Monday, October 24th

The Parish Library In

Ursuline Hall

Have you ever wanted to say

the rosary as a family but just thought your kids were too little or

would not pay attention? Maybe you don't even remember how

to say the rosary but might if you were reminded. The Young

Families group at St. Peter Parish has decided to make saying the

rosary a true family event! We will meet in the Parish Library

in Ursuline Hall the 4th Monday of each month from 6:30-

7:00PM and say the rosary for a special intention. All you need

to bring is a rosary and your family. There is no need to worry

that your kids might be loud or not pay attention, all will add to

the overall meaningful prayer our families can offer.



Please join us on Saturday, November 5th, at

9:00AM to help clean up the gardens at the

parish. Bring your favorite garden clean-up

tools and meet on the front steps of the church.

We will visit a bit then get to work. It won‟t take long with all of

you helping. There might be food when we are finished. What if

St. Peter Parish had a dedicated group of gardeners who took care

of our gardens regularly? Could we start a Garden Ministry?

(Rain date: November 19th). Call Ellen Nolte, 698-2142, for

more information.

October 23, 2011


Examples of books available

for checkout 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday-Friday in Ursuline Hall.

Googling GOD: the religious landscape of

people in their 20s and 30s by Mike Hayes

Who are these young adults? Generation X and the Millennials?

This book offers an in-depth profile of a sampling and a way

of understanding these men and women who are the now and

future of the Catholic Church.

Section M

The Rest of Us: Dispatchers from the Mother

Ship by Jacquelyn Mitchard

A collection of short columns from a mother of 5 and a widow

who proclaims that she and her audience are all those women who

were not both a calculus prodigy and cheerleader but “the rest of

us”. Some of her reflections are funny, some aim for the jugular,

and some are genuinely moving.

Section H

The St. Louis German Catholics by William Barnaby

Faherty, SJ

One of more than 40 books about the history of the St. Louis

region and Catholicism written by the recently deceased Father

Faherty. In this book he traces the settlement, growth and impact

of one of St. Louis‟s most enduring communities.

Section C

Kateri: Native American Saint by Giowanna Paponetti

The reader enters the world of the 17 th Century Native American

“The Lily of the Mohawks”. The book is beautifully illustrated

with 21 full-color images from an altar screen that Giovanna was

commissioned in 2005 to paint for the Church of St. John the

Baptist at Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo in New Mexico, the oldest

Parish in the United States.

Section F


The volunteers at St. Peter and Paul in Soulard served 130

hungry guests on October 3. 13 servers, 15 cooks and 14 who

provided side items made the meal happen. Special thanks to

Great Harvest Bakery for the donation of dinner rolls used for

the meal.

We will be collecting new or gently used blankets for the

homeless men's shelter for November 3. If you have any to

donate, please drop them off on the front porch of 311 Weston

Oaks Court, and we will take them down to Soulard with us

next month. For further information or to help with this

ministry contact Mary Raizman at 394-1715 or


October 16, 2011

Meghan Frances Hellrung, daughter of Joseph and Janet


William Wyatt Johnson, son of William and Jennifer Johnson.





Msgr. McCumber, Director of the Office of Worship and

Sr. Cathy Doherty, Pastoral Associate at Our Lady of Guadalupe

will provide us with an in depth overview of the new translation

of the Mass.

Please join us as they discuss the history and development of the

Roman Missal, Third Edition and the specific changes that will be

taking place on the First Sunday of Advent.

Please watch the bulletin for more details!


Thank you to all of the 6th graders at St. Peter school for

collecting peanut butter for Fr. Gary’s food pantry. You have

helped feed other children just like you. Sts. Teresa & Bridget

food pantry needs all the food we can share with them.



For those of you who are not aware of why and how this food

pantry collection got started please read below:

After visiting with Fr. Gary Meier, former associate at St. Peter,

now pastor of Sts. Teresa & Bridget (located on Grand & N.

Market, St. Louis City), he explained how his parish and

community are in great need. They have a food pantry that serves

their area, open one day a week for 3 hours. Even though another

county parish supplies canned goods once a month, the high

demand keeps their shelves bare. They have had to reduce what

they're able to give to those who come for help to a bag that holds

just enough food for 2 meals.

THIS IS WHERE WE COME IN. By collecting canned goods

MONTHLY we can help make other peoples' lives better and

respond to Jesus' call to feed Him when He is hungry.

Donations are delivered on the 3rd Monday of every month.

Please bring canned food in plastic bags about 4 days prior to

the monthly delivery date (3rd Monday each month) to our

home, placing it on the front porch. A list of items needed

and delivery dates is located in The Gathering Area in the

back of church.


Candy and John Behl, 319 East Adams, Kirkwood (block and a

half east of the YMCA). Please donate cans that are no larger

than 30 ounces, anything larger is difficult to carry for all of us.

Thank you for your support and generosity.

Candy and John Behl....965-3390


Fr. Gary, pastor of Sts. Teresa & Bridget parish has announced

that ANGEL BAKED COOKIES are now being sold at the

Kirkwood SHOP „n SAVE grocery store on Manchester Road.

Look for the big cookies packaged individually in Blue and Gold

wrappers labeled ANGEL BAKED COOKIES. Check out these

websites: angelbakedcookies.org.Frgary.com.


October 23, 2011

October 23, 2011


Friday, Oct. 28

Crown Valley Winery Tour!

Deadline for signup is Monday,

October 24!

$30/person includes: Transportation to and from St. Peter Parking

lot. Wine tasting (take home a free wine glass) and Wine Tour.

Extra added attraction: A tour of Ste. Genevieve Church by

Fr. Greg! You can either pack a lunch or purchase lunch at the

Crown Valley Vintage Grill. To sign up, please contact Kay

Komotos (984.0054) or Charlene Henke (966-4168).

*Tues, Nov. 8: Tour of the Hill (includes concert, St. Ambrose,

special features, and LUNCH!)

*Wed, Nov. 16: 50+ Meeting; Fair Trade Presentation

We will have items from Plowshares available for purchase –

just in time for Christmas!

*M-Tues, Dec. 5-6: Train trip to K.C./Country Club Plaza!

*Tues, Dec. 13: Christmas Potluck – Entertainment by Larry


*Sat, Dec. 17: Christmas Traditions in Old St. Charles on Main


To sign up for any of the events listed above,

please contact Kay Komotos (984.0054) or Charlene Henke (966-


Spiritual Direction. . . Are you searching how to deepen your

relationship with God? Consider a companion to explore your

faith journey. Please call Mary Lou Bennett at 314-835-1189 or

email blessing101@live.com.

St. Peter High School Youth Ministry will meet every Sunday

from 7:00-8:30PM in the Deutschmann Room. All high school

teens are welcome to come hang out, pray and learn about their

faith. On Facebook? Join the group “St. Peter‟s H.S. Youth

Ministry” to stay up to date with what‟s going on in St. Peter‟s

Youth Ministry. If you have any questions, you can reach Robby

Francis at rfrancis@stpeterkirkwood.org or 314-822-1347.

SPYM will be holding our Luke 18 retreat the weekend of

January 13-15, 2012. Any high school teen interested in helping

can pick up an application at Youth Group, by stopping at

Ursuline Hall, or you can request that one be sent via email.

All forms are due TODAY, October 23 rd . Please contact

Robby Francis at rfrancis@stpeterkirkwood.org for more



St. Peter Parish Scout Pack 323 is raising

money for pack functions and a new pinewood

derby track by selling Trails End Popcorn.

Scouts will be going door to door until

October 24th selling popcorn for the pack

while earning prizes, free camping, and

scholarships. Be sure to ask about the “Popcorn for our Troops”

program where you can help send popcorn to our servicemen and

women around the globe. 70% of all money raised goes back to

Scouting. If you are interested in purchasing popcorn feel free to

contact Jason Wagner, Popcorn Chair, at 314-603-4251. If you

know a scout but haven‟t seen them yet, we can make sure any

purchase counts toward their goal.

Prayer List: Please pray for the following parishioners

who are in need of God‟s healing presence:

Mary McIntosh, Mary Bauer, Mary Fuegner, Colleen Barrett,

Mary Brueggeman, Jim Felling, Dorothy Friedrich, Olga Marden,

Cornelia Schindler, Scott Goddard, Stephanie Baer, Darrell

LaChance, Christopher Day, Addie Neal, Jesse Kinslow, Peg Brady,

Sally Chenot, Mary Dykstra, Denise O‟Rourke, Julie Simpson,

Cameron Elias, Dana Kras, Jane Dubois, Maggie Brennan, Jessica

Colter, Patrick McNamara, Bill Walborn, Virginia Saputo, Donna

Friskel, Crissy Carroll, Glenn Shepperd, Mark Weidenbenner,

Michael H. Kopp, David Benson, Jeanne McCamish, Dorothy

Meehan, Allen Chott and Beverly Shortal.



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Please pray for the safety and well being of

the following loved ones of our parishioners

who have been called to military service:

Charles E. Williams II, US Army Warrant

Officer, Cpl. John R. Weber, III, USMC,

Major Matthew Kelly, Sgt. Donald Robert Marschall, Jr., Michael

C. Wood, Army, Airman Joseph Sidlo,M/Sgt Don Haga, A/C

Christine Haga, 1 st Lt. Colin Moran, Army, Sgt. Erik Thompson,

Warrant Officer Alicia G. Mejia-Adkins, Sgt. 1 st Class Michael

Adkins, U.S. Army Capt. Nicholas Jablonski, USMC, Sgt. Mark

Nitz, USMC, USAF, Pfc. David Schmiedeskamp, Pvt. David Michael

Johnston, Capt. Mark Jackson, IV, LCPL Peter Lucier and 2nd

Lieut. Jeremy Reynolds, U.S. Army.


The paper recycling bin has been moved to the northwest end of

the Adams Lot.

Please remember the deceased and their loved ones in your


Hetha Wagner, mother of Joni Kirby.

October 23, 2011


Adoration means putting God first in our lives. In

today's Gospel (Mt 22:34-40) Jesus says, "You

shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart,

with all your soul, and with all your mind. "In the

bible it also says, "Put the Lord first in your life and

all the rest will be added unto you."

Committing to a weekly Holy Hour can feel like a sacrifice at

times, but God is never outdone in generosity!

The following Holy Hours are in need of an adorer:

Monday 7:00PM

Thursday 3:00PM and 6:00PM

Friday 6:00AM and Noon

The following hours are in need of a partner:

Monday 8:00AM, 3:00PM & 6:00PM

Tuesday 7:00AM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM & 7:00PM

Wednesday 9:00PM

Thursday 11:00AM and 8:00PM

Friday 6:00PM

Please call Kathy Fotouhi, 821-4347.

Q: What does it cost to adopt

thru foster care?

A: It is free to adopt through

foster care. During the foster care

process there is a monthly

maintenance payment per child. Daycare is paid for by the state

for working parents and children are on Medicaid for their health

insurance. After an adoption is finalized, the adoptive parents

continue to receive a monthly maintenance payment, daycare

assistance, for health insurance children can stay on Medicaid,

and the state pays for all your legal fees for the adoption


Join us on November 10, 2011 at 6:30pm

Information Session For Prospective Foster & Adoptive Families

Come hear how you can help a foster child realize his or her


WHERE: Good Shepherd Children & Family Services

1340 Partridge Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63130

RSVP to Katherine(314-854-5716)


Monday & Wednesday 2:45-3:00PM

Tuesday 5:45-6:45PM

Thursday 8:00-9:30AM

Sunday 10:00-11:00AM

Remember to use Earn and Learn cards for school supplies! We

carry Walmart, Target, and Walgreens cards. There will be a

limited supply of Office Depot and Office Max cards. Fall sports

needs? We have Sports Authority and can order Dick‟s Sporting

Goods cards as well.




The Communications Committee needs an experienced writer to

write material for the new parish website. The committee is also

seeking a person with marketing/public relations experience to

help develop and promote a new parish program the committee is

creating. Contact Charlotte Rancilio at

crancilio76@sbcglobal.net or 314-965-8733.


Traditionally, TGIF, or Mystagogy, is for all who just came into

the Church at the Easter Vigil last April. These once-a-month

sessions provide an opportunity to share in each other‟s spiritual

journey. However, this group is for all Catholics! Even if you

have been a Catholic since birth, you may feel called to be a part

of this group.

We will share the Gospel message, ask questions, and listen to

each other. This can give us another opportunity to grow together

as one body in our faith! We will get started after 9:00AM Mass,

around 10:15AM and should be finished by 11:15AM.

Below is the Mystagogy schedule, as well as the topic to be

discussed on that Sunday, so you can put the dates on your


November 6th, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Perseverance in


December 4th, 2nd Sunday in Advent - Confession of Sins

January 8th, Epiphany - Universal Offer of Salvation

February 12th, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time - The Sacrament of

the Anointing of the Sick

March 11th, 3rd Sunday of Lent - The Ten Commandments

April 15th, 2nd Sunday of Easter - Divine Mercy Sunday; The

Challenge of Peace

April 22nd, 3rd Sunday of Easter - Evangelization

April 29th, 4th Sunday of Easter - Trinity

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Doyle at

ldoyle@stpeterkirkwood.org or 314-822-1347 or Kay Komotos at

kkomotos@gmail.com or 314-984-0054.


“Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what

belongs to God.” Matthew 22:21

Its reality, everything belongs to God. We would have nothing if

God had not given us the skills, talents and opportunities to

accomplish what we accomplish. Therefore, we have an

obligation to return a portion of our gifts to God, for all gifts

come from Him and belong to Him.

Offertory for October 16, 2011

Total Parishioners Receiving Envelopes 1,922

332 Envelopes Returned $20,274.

172 Auto Debits $23,318.

Loose Donations $ 1,807.

October 23, 2011



These yoga classes provided by Optimal Lifestyles, Inc. will

build flexibility, strength, and balance. Learn stress management

techniques to quiet the mind, increase concentration, and build

body confidence.

Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring your yoga mat and any

props you have. This Hatha Yoga class is for all levels.

Date: Tuesdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

The cost will be $20.00 for a four (4) week session.

Location: Msgr. Deutschmann Room

Scholarship money is available for those who need it. To

register, please drop by Ursuline Hall or call Cathy Herrmann at

314-822-1347. The $20.00 is due at the first session.


Tai chi, qigong, mindful movement, and contemplative

movement are gentle forms of exercise and stress reduction that

improve balance, blood pressure, immunity and an overall sense

of well being. Each class ends with a guided meditation. Classes

are held Thursday mornings at 9:00AM in Ursuline Hall. Classes

are $5 per person per class, pay as you go, and led by Susan

Marting. Try it…you‟ll be glad you did!


Come join this group exercise and education program designed

for those with arthritis and related diseases. Our goal is to reduce

pain and stiffness, and help maintain or improve mobility, muscle

strength, and function.

Classes are free and held at Kirkwood United Methodist Church,

201 West Adams, in room 110 from 1:00-2:00PM. This on-going

class meets every Tuesday from 1:00-2:00PM.

We will be sitting or standing for exercises. Wear comfortable

clothing and non-slip shoes. All abilities welcome.

Classes are sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. Carol

Connolly, parish nurse, is the certified instructor.

Call 314-966-8167 if you have questions.


Come join us on Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:00 PM in

Ursuline Hall in the Msgr. Deutschmann Room.

This is a good hour-long workout that isn‟t too strenuous. It will

get you moving and keep those joints mobile. Silver Streaks is a

chair-based class to benefit people with arthritis, stiffness or who

just want to keep moving. Maybe you are looking for something

to get you started, to go with your walking program or to add

some variety. The program is designed to improve overall

flexibility, balance and strength. Try it, you will like it. Cost is

only $5.00 per session, payable on the day you attend. The

instructor, Holly Ohmes, is certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

For questions, please call 822-1347, Cathy Herrmann, Secretary.


The Fish Friars will be serving meals on

Friday, November 4 from 4:30-7:00PM in the

school cafeteria. Our normal fare of baked or

deep fried cod or a rotating special entrée

will be available. The specials this week are

Coconut Crusted Tilapia and Baked

Apples. Parishioners with last names

beginning A - D are asked to donate a

dessert. Shut-ins may call 821-6219 between 4:00 and 5:00PM

for free delivery. Your meal will be delivered close to 5:30PM.

$7.00 adult’s plate and $4.00 child’s plate. Check out our page

on the St. Peter web site for updates.


The woman from New Covenant Ministry, Denna, who we helped

in July, delivered twin boys.

She wrote:

"To my friends who have really stepped up to help me and my

family. I cannot show or express myself enough to say how much

I appreciate and thank you for caring enough for me and my

children through these difficult times of our life."


Denna & family

She received many generous cash donations, clothing, cribs,

miscellaneous baby items, furniture and a twin bed for her

daughter. One of the twins had to have a shunt installed and

Denna is unable to work, so the challenges continue so she can

still use our prayers. The New Covenant Ministry is truly grateful

to the people of St Peter for helping once again during these

challenging financial times.

Thank you so very much for your kindness.

The Giving Tree Ministry

The Welcoming Committee would

like to announce the “New

Arrivals to our Parish Family” for

September 2011. Let us remember

them in our prayers and aid them in catching that great St. Peter

Spirit we all know and love.

Please welcome:

Ryan & Dessa Kopp

Allison Nassif

Chirs & Laura O‟Connor


Rely on St. Peter Quilters. We do patchwork

and embroidered tops. If necessary, we can

assemble embroidered blocks into beautiful

quilt tops. Also, baby quilts for sale.

Beckee Oller

Tim Pelikan

Michael & Sherry Peters

For more information, call Theresa at 314-821-8433.


Sr. Mary Jacqueline Pratt, OSU can be reached at 314-686-1781

or mj.pratt@att.net.

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