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Archbishop’s appointments

Archbishop Raymond Burke has made the following appointments:

Rev. Peter M. Blake, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Crystal City, is granted a temporary leave from his pastoral responsibilities to attend to family concerns in Vermont, effective Oct. 31, 2006.

Rev. Richard J. Heman, associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Arnold, is named parochial administrator of Sacred Heart Parish, Crystal City, while continuing in the office of associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, with residence at Sacred Heart Rectory, effective Nov. 2, 2006.


Archbishop of St. Louis

On the occasion of the passage of Amendment 2

Over the last several months the Catholic Church has had the privilege of praying and working with many individuals and groups of faith and good will to speak the truth about the intrinsic evils of human cloning and the destruction of human embryos for research enshrined in Amendment 2.

Daughters of St. Paul move postulancy here on trial basis

Signs look encouraging that the Daughters of St. Paul

New prior touting Dominicans’ presence within the archdiocese

With the start of the academic year, the number of Dominican priests teaching at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in Shrewsbury has doubled.

Forum to discuss access to health care

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Obituary: Sr. M.H. Strassmann, FSM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 6 for Sister Mary Henrica Strassmann at St. Mary of the Angels Convent in Richmond Heights.

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