Posted by Pam Manuel on 11/11/16
St. Bridget to Mark 175th Anniversary
By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
The public is invited to share in the 175th anniversary celebration of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church Sunday, Nov. 13.
A day of events to commemorate the original parish opening will take place in the school gymnasium.
Festivities ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 11/04/16
St. Bridget of Kildare Parish will be taking part in the 2016 Religious Retirement Fund collection this weekend, Nov. 5-6. Archbishop Carlson is making the appeal on behalf of retired religious who have spent their lives in serving our schools, hospitals, parishes, St. Vincent de Paul chapters and other ministries.
The Archdiocese ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 10/14/16
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
As you know, the devastation that has been caused in Haiti and other areas of the Caribbean by Hurricane Matthew is catastrophic. With as many as 900 killed and tens of thousands left homeless, we must react quickly to provide what help we ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 10/12/16
“Friends of Priests” is initiating the 9th annual prayer campaign for all priests and consecrated religious. This campaign will begin Sunday, Oct. 2 and end Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.
All parishioners are invited to sign a pledge to pray ten Hail Mary’s for priests and religious each day ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 9/16/16
A letter from Archbishop Carlson:
In response to the recent historic flooding, which has affected Louisiana, in union with the USCCB, I am calling for a special collection to be taken up in all parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Louis on the weekend of September 17-18, 2016. These ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 8/19/16
St. Bridget Makes Plans for 175th Anniversary Celebration
Seventy-five years ago in 1941, parishioner Lou Brown was a young grade school student at St. Bridget. In some ways the world was very different. Indoor plumbing, electricity and other conveniences were relatively new to the school and most area families. ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 7/01/16
"My vision for Catholic schools and parishes is for them to be truly Alive in Christ! As centers of faith, learning and service, they will be vibrant in their Catholic identity, financially healthy, growing and able to assist those in need."
~ Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 5/27/16
Where Faith & Healing Unite
Archbishop Robert Carlson is chairman of the annual Glennon Sunday Appeal, supporting the patients and families at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. The hospital is the only free-standing Catholic pediatric hospital in the country, serving more than 200,000 sick and injured children ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 4/08/16
A Message from Archbishop Carlson
Previous generations have worked to build the Church into a community of faithful men and women in St. Louis, with a generous outreach to those in greatest need. In announcing a Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has once again reminded us that the ... Read More »
Posted by Pam Manuel on 3/18/16
Dear Priests, Deacons and Faithful of the Archdiocese of St. Louis,
On Good Friday, March 25, 2016, the annual collection for the Holy Land will be taken up in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis. I am requesting all parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Louis take up ... Read More »