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Saint Peter Church Vision Statement

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Dear Parishioners,

We are in the middle of the season which is called flu season. Many of us experience some difficulties with cold or flu. I would like to recall the meaning of the Eucharist under the body and blood of Jesus Christ. When we receive the Body of Christ we receive whole Jesus Christ in his Body and Blood, when we receive the Blood of Christ we receive also whole Jesus in His Body and Blood.

The recommendation is that we use common sense when we receive Holy Communion especially when we have to deal with the flu. It would be recommended in that case that we receive only the Bread of Life, the host on our hands. Also, it is important to know that if you have severe cold or flu please stay home and get well. Try to be part of our community by watching Mass on TV or listening on the radio. If we are sick and we do not come to the church on Sunday we don’t commit a mortal sin against the Third Commandment. Stay home and get well.

Of course, I would like to make sure that no one has the right to tell you not to come to the church or not to receive Communion under both species. The words above are just a recommendation and a word of explanation.

Yours in Prayer,Padre G

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Week of November 23, 2014

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Symbolon, a new adult and family faith formation tool is now available for use at Saint Peter.  Click on the Symbolon banner at right to learn more and/or click HERE to view the Saint Peter Symbolon webpage and how to sign up.

ThanksfgivingThanksgiving Day Mass

There will be a Thanksgiving Day Mass celebrated on November 27 at 9 am.

Fr Stan lgParish Mission Led by Fr. Stanley

Join Fr. Stanley and Fr. Gregory in a Parish Mission December 1st through December 5th with Confession at 6PM, Mass at 7PM, and talk at 7:30PM.  See flyerfor details

Add the Names

Please add the names of your deceased loved ones to the Book of the Dead.  It is located to the right of the altar near the Baptismal Font.  We will be praying for them during the entire month of November.

stmoreReligious Freedom

We must continue our prayers for our nation and become educated, articulate, and active supporters of our religious freedom.  St. Thomas More, Patron of Religious Freedom, Pray for Us. To voice your opinion in the public square, you can contact your elected representatives as follows reference religious liberty in America:

Charitable Needs

  • Tri Lakes Cares – Our needs in November include: Cheese and crackers, 100% juice drinks, Peanut butter crackers, Rice Krispie bars, Individual cereals, Granola bars, Fruit and applesauce cups, Fruit snacks and roll-ups, Pudding and Jell-O cups, Individual Goldfish packets, Individual Cheez-it packets.
  • Catholic CharitiesMarian HouseA basket/box has been placed in the church hallway telling everyone as winter sets in that Catholic Charities is asking for help to provide men’s socks to the homeless.  If Saint Peter parishioners would find it in their hearts to meet this request, they can drop them off in the basket provided and the box will be taken to Catholic Charities downtown.

Saint Peter Five-Year Plan

The St. Peter Parish Council has compiled and prayerfully reviewed parish survey results, including 434 survey questionnaires, inputs from 65 town hall attendees, and 50 interviews. Also included in our review were data from the surrounding communities. We would like to thank all those who’ve participated in the process by filling out survey questionnaires, responding to interview requests, and/or participating in one of our two town hall planning meetings. Because of this feedback, a plan has been created that will help guide St. Peter Parish into the future. Thank you. To view the plan, click on the banner above.

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