Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School

A reminder that we are taking up a collection for the support of Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic School.  Envelopes are in the pews if you wish to write a check (made out to your parish, we will be sending one check to them) or place cash in the basket during offertory.

Please consider donating to this worth cause.  Below is the link to Sr. Thea Bowman’s website where you can find out more about the history and their mission to inspire, prepare, and empower kindergarten through grade 8 students in East St. Louis and surrounding communities.

http://stbcs.com/

 

Thank you! Cosgrove’s Kitchen Casseroles

Thank you to all who donated to our Cosgrove’s Kitchen casserole drive. A total of 43 casseroles, 10 lbs. of baked chicken, 2 lbs. browned ground beef, 1 gallon soup, 1 gallon pork and beans, 1pkg. hotdogs, 6 pkgs. cookies and $20 cash. Pat Hogrebe, Cosgrove’s Kitchen coordinator, was very grateful for your generosity.

 

 

 

Thank You from Mater Dei Senior Service Group

 

Thank you for your recent contributions to our Krispy Kreme donut sale. Through your generosity we were able to assist numerous flood victims of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in rebuilding their homes. This was a most rewarding experience for our group in serving others in need and want to thank you again for making this trip possible for us and for the victims of the flood.

National March for Life

The 44th annual National March for Life is January 26 thru 28, 2017. Join thousands of others from across the nation for this huge pro-life gathering in the nation’s capital. Contact Doug Lugge for more information at 618-476-9505 or email jdlugge@gmail.com.  Registration forms and info are on the Diocese of Belleville Respect Life’s website at http://dps.diobelle.org/respectlife

New Year’s Resolutions and Your Catholic Faith

With the New Year comes new hope for a new beginning. A new beginning is a perfect time to decide to strengthen your Catholic faith life.

The New Year is here and it’s that time of year when many people make New Year’s resolutions, oftentimes only to break them soon thereafter.

Do you make New Year’s resolutions?

Do you keep them?

Christmas Mass Schedule

Come celebrate the birth of Christ with us! Listed below are the masses schedules at St. Anthony’s for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  We hope you can join us!

Christmas Eve – 6 pm

Christmas Day – 8 am

The choir will be singing Christmas Carols on Christmas Eve 1/2 hour before the service and on Christmas Day 15 minutes before the service.

Thank You!

Big thank you to Florence, Gerri. Betsy, Janette and all the volunteers who helped make the Rummage Sale a great success! The total receipts of the sale are $7,171.

 

Total receipts from the Whole Hog Sausage Breakfast held last Sunday, Nov. 13 amounted to $3,409.25. We served 340 breakfasts. Thanks to all who served on this fundraiser!

 

 

 

New Cemetery Director

St. Anthony’s Parish welcomes Charlie Pollmann to the position of Cemetery Director.  If you have any questions regarding the cemetery please contact the parish office at 227-8236.

November Charity – Food for the Needy

In conjunction with the Knights of Columbus, we will be collecting food items for the needy throughout the month of November.  Items should be non-perishable items. Please drop off your food items in the box at the in back of Church box.

Thank you for your kindness and generosity in helping support K of C’s food drive to help feed those in need!

Cemetery Update

Phase 1 of the new cemetery addition is nearing completion. All of the concrete ribbons and sidewalk have been installed and final grading completed.  Seeding will take place next weekend.  Many thanks to Fuzzy Kampwerth, Virgil Holthaus, and Mike Peppenhorst for their efforts in completing this work.

 

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