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New CD offerings helping parishes to promote faith

Parishes in the archdiocese are finding a new tool in their teaching and evangelization efforts, one that expands on the traditional pamphlet rack in the back of church.

Little Bit efforts contribute big results for area's needy

Every little bit helps.
With that motto two local soccer moms built a charity that has provided more than 20,000 coats to needy people over the past 10 years.

Vincentian moves bring changes to some Perry County parishes

Impending personnel moves by the Vincentians will result next year in staffing changes at several archdiocesan parishes in Perry County and a change in status of a mission church there.

Annual Mass for Dr. King to be on Jan. 15, date of U.S. holiday

The 31st annual Mass commemorating the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the Basilica of St. Louis King of France (Old Cathedral), 209 Walnut St. Downtown.
It is the first year the Mass is on the Martin Luther King Day federal holiday.

Peter and Paul Community Services marks 25 years of helping

Kenneth Sample has only been in the Positive Directions program at Peter and Paul Community Services for about a month, but already he has been making strides in the right direction.

Homeless and diagnosed with HIV in February, Sample learned about Positive Directions as he was going through a counseling program and dealing with substance abuse treatment. Kenneth Sample has only been in the Positive Directions program at Peter and Paul Community Services for about a month, but already he has been making strides in the right direction.

Carmelites near first capital campaign goal

The Carmelite Sisters are closing in on the goal of the first phase of their capital campaign to update St. Agnes Home in Kirkwood.
They have received nearly $5.8 million to date in pledges and donations, provincial superior Sister Mary Joseph Heisler, DCJ, reported last week.

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