Welcome to Immacolata Parish and School!
The Archdiocesan Office of Laity & Family
Life is again sponsoring the annual
for Christ” conference and the “Catholic Women
for Christ” conference
The men’s conference will
be Saturday, February 18, 2017 and the women’s conference will be Saturday, March 25, 2017. Both events will be held at the Touhill Performing Arts
Center at the University
of Missouri-St. Louis campus, with free parking.
These conferences have excellent speakers; the day concludes with Mass in the
late afternoon. In order
to register, check the websites:
; or call the Office of Laity and Family Life (792.7183).
Update on the church bells:
In my column
last week I wrote on the history of Immacolata’s bells
in the steeple of the church, and how the computerized
bell controller no longer works.
I met with the repair
man this past week. The bells and computer mechanism were installed when the present church was built
back in 1967; the bells of
course are still good but the
operating system needs to be replaced. It will take
between 30 – 60 days for the Verdin Company come
out to install a new system. Incidentally, the bells
weigh 2,370, 1,197, and 705 pounds respectively and
have a combined replacement value of approximately
Friday, February 24, 9:30 am
in the parish gymnasium
will be here to give one of his
very inspiring, dramatic presentations. You may have
read his personal story in the book “On Fire.” John is
a national best-selling author
and motivational speaker
in great demand. Everyone is invited; admission is
free, but we do ask that you RSVP Kim Gaskell,
School Secretary, at
that we can prepare the seating.
Make plans to attend our
which is right around the corner.
Father David Meconi, S.J.
will lead the Mission,
March 5, 6, 7
(Sunday – Tuesday nights), 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available on Sunday and Monday evening; Tuesday there will be a
social after the Mission. Child
care will be available.
Come one, two, or all three
nights. Each evening we
will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a talk
by Fr. Meconi, and then Benediction. The topics will
Receiving the Father’s Love
Growing as One with Christ
Sent out into the World
The Mission will be a great way to begin the season of
Lent, and further Immacolata’s parish mission of
bringing people together in Jesus Christ
Msgr. Vernon Gardin
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