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3860 N. Hwy. 67                                                                             314-838-6565
Florissant, MO 63034                                                                 saintangelamerici.org



               PASTORAL STAFF
Rev. Thomas Keller, Pastor
Rev. Antony Thekkolickal, Associate
Deacon Ronald LeFors
Mary Ann Kauffman, School Principal
Beverly Quartaro, Bookkeeper
Peggy Brewer, Parish Secretary
Sharon Churchill, Music Director
Peggy Graziani, Guitar Choir Director



            Phone Numbers
Parish Office                         838-6565
St. Vincent de Paul                    ext. 504
Fr. Keller                             ext. 102
Fr. Antony                             ext. 110
Deacon Ron LeFors                      ext. 111
Peggy Brewer                           ext. 100
Beverly Quartaro                       ext. 101
School                                831-8012
                                                                    Palm Sunday
          SUNDAY MASS                         SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM                 PERPETUAL HELP DEVOTIONS
          5:00 pm - Saturday               Pre-Baptism Instruction needs to be             Tuesday - 8:00 am
 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, 11:30 am - Sunday       scheduled with one of the priests.
                                                                                     EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
         WEEKDAY MASS                     SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION                 Tuesday - 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
 8:00 am - Monday through Saturday             4:00 - 4:45 pm - Saturdays               Benediction - 7:00 pm
                                             Also available by appointment.
 HOLYDAY OF OBLIGATION MASSES                                                           NEW PARISHIONERS
      6:30, 8:00 am and 7:00 pm                                                   To register, please contact the Parish
                                             SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE                Office at 838-6565, Monday-Friday.
                                          To be arranged with one of the parish
        BULLETIN NOTICES                     priests at least six months prior        PARISH OFFICE HOURS:
  Notices must be submitted in writing         to the date of the marriage.          Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
to the Parish office by Monday at 4 pm.
                   Servers’ Schedule                   THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH:
April 18, Monday - April 20, Wednesday
8:00 am Josh Williams, Luke Horner, Will Heine        Sunday, April 17 ~ PALM SUNDAY
April 21, Holy Thursday                               After Masses: Mothers Day Raffle & Parish Picnic
7:00 pm Jakob, Elizabeth, & Luke Horner,              ticket sales, SVDP Food Drive, G. Scout Donut Sale
        Joe Neiner, Matt Dobbs, Alex Walker,          Monday - April 18
        Dylan Fortner, Joe Grafeman, Kyra Walsh       8:30 am - Make Crosses from palms, Lunchroom
April 22, Good Friday                                 Tuesday - April 19
12:00 pm (Stations) Jerry, Tony and Carly Vitale      8:30 am - Eucharistic Adoration
7:00 pm Gwen & Matt Dobbs, Joe Neiner, Lexie Abbott   3:00 pm - Legion of Mary, Rectory Basement
April 23, Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil
                                                      7:00 pm - Benediction
8:15 pm Alan Scheibel, Dan Kraus, Luke Horner,        7:00 pm - Boy Scouts - Troop 940, Lunchroom
Gwen & Matt Dobbs, Ben Sanfilippo, Cameron Reece
                                                      7:15 pm - Parish Council Meeting, Meeting Room
April 24, Easter Sunday
                                                      Thursday - April 21, HOLY THURSDAY
 7:00 am Jakob, Elizabeth, & Luke Horner,
                                                      7:00 pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper
          Nick Ising, Carly, Tony & Jerry Vitale
                                                      Friday - April 22, GOOD FRIDAY
 8:30 am Joe & Abby Neiner, Will Heine, Emma Wulf
                                                      12:00 pm - Stations of the Cross
10:00 am Sarah & Claire Brewer, Christina Trupiano,
                                                      12:00 - 3 pm & 5 - 6:30 pm - Confessions
          Kryra Walsh
                                                      5:00 pm - Lenten Soup Dinner
11:30 am Luke Krings, NEED VOLUNTEERS
                                                      7:00 pm - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
                       LECTORS                        Saturday - April 23, HOLY SATURDAY
April 21, Thursday                                    8:30 pm Easter Vigil
 7:00 pm Crystalyn Talavera, Diana Skubic             RCIA Reception following the Vigil, Lunchroom
April 22, Friday
 7:00 pm Don Krause, Elaine Neiner                         MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
April 23, Saturday                                    Mon, April 18, 6:30 am - Anna Marie Hess
 8:30 pm Crystalyn Talavera, Don Krause,                             8:00 am - Helen Elder
         Jeannie McCrary, Theresa Prosser             Tue, April 19, 6:30 am - Marilyn Schaefer
April 24, Sunday                                                     8:00 am - Jeanette Wightman
 7:00 am   Katherine & Mary Ising                     Wed, April 20, 6:30 am - Richard Millaway
 8:30 am   Elaine Neiner, NEED VOLUNTEER                             8:00 am - Cletus Nicholson
10:00 am   John Scheiding, Carmelita Navales          Thu, April 21, 7:00 pm - People of the Parish
11:30 am   Molly Wolf, NEED VOLUNTEER                 Sat, April 23, 8:30 pm - Mark Scott
 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion            Sun, April 24, 7:00 am - Teresa Horenkamp
April 21, Thursday                                                    8:30 am - Al McGraw
 7:00 pm Nora Kaikati, Ray Skubic, Pat Vorwald,                     10:00 am - Ken & Ron Bertin
         Don & Donna Krause                                         11:30 am - People of the Parish
April 22, Friday
 7:00 pm Pat Vorwald                                                 Usher for Holy Week
April 23, Saturday                                    April 21, Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm
 5:00 pm - Carol Pauli, John Scheiding,               Dick Vorwald, Rick Vietmeier, BillKrings,
           Rick Vietmeier, Mike & Linda McManus,      April 22, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
April 24, Sunday                                      Rick Vietmeier, Dick Vorwald, NEED VOLUNTEERS
 7:00 am - Margie Heppermann, Cindy Baker             April 23, Holy Saturday Easter Vigil - 8:30 pm
 8:30 am - NEED VOLUNTEERS                            Rick Vietmeier, NEED VOLUNTEERS
10:00 am - Norma Trupiano                             April 24, Easter Sunday
11:30 am - Nora Kaikati                                7:00 am - Thomas Connor, Don Baker, Greg Baker,
           GIFT BEARERS - April 23 & 24                          Jerry Vitale
Sat. 5:00 pm - Katie & Kiara Stewart                   8:30 am - Rick Vietmeier, David Garvin
Sun. 7:00 am - Paul & Ranate Chapman                  10:00 am - Sandy Trupiano, NEED VOLUNTEERS
Sun. 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30 am - NEED VOLUNTEERS         11:30 am - Tony Trupiano, Bill Krings, Bill Gorry
St. Angela Merici                             (314)838-6565                                   April 17, 2011

                                        “Do this in memory of me”
The heart of the Mass is the Eucharistic Prayer and its central point is the Consecration. The words of conse-
cration in the Roman Rite preserve St. Peter’s memory of the Last Supper. More importantly, the words them-
selves are consecratory, meaning, the bread and wine are transformed into the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity
of Jesus Christ.
Current translation of the consecratory formula            Revised translation of the consecratory formula
of the bread (1973):                                       of the bread (2011):
Take this all of you and eat it.                           Take this all of you, and eat of it.
This is my body,                                           For this is my body,
which will be given up for you.                            which will be given up for you.

Current translation of the consecratory formula            Revised translation of the consecratory formula
of the wine:                                               of the wine:
Take this all of you and drink it.                         Take this, all of you, and drink from it,
This is the cup of my blood,                               for this is the chalice of my blood,
the blood of the new and everlasting covenant,             the blood of the new and eternal covenant,
which will be shed for you                                 which will be poured out for you
and for all,                                               and for many
so that sins may be forgiven.                              for the forgiveness of sins.
Do this in memory of me.                                   Do this in memory of me.

Granted, the two translations are very similar. However, the current translations of our Eucharistic Prayers
have been a source of some scholarly controversy since their presentation in 1973. The principle changes can
be found in the consecration of the wine. “Cup” is replaced with “chalice” and the blood that is “shed” is re-
placed with blood that is “poured.” However, the controversy I referred to is found in “et pro multis”; the cur-
rent translation says “and for all” but is now replaced with “and for many.” It seems odd at first thought – did-
n’t Jesus die for all? Who are “the many?” The “many” refers to the Church. Jesus offers salvation to every-
one. He said “Go, and make disciples of all nations” “Go and baptize all nations…” However, the requirement
for salvation is belief in Jesus and faith in the teachings of the Church.
On a side note: the moment of consecration has such a powerful impact on the imagination a number of some
interesting legends and devotions have accompanied it. In the late Middle Ages, it was thought that one could
not age while one looked at the Host, others said one was protected from disasters at that moment. The eleva-
tion of the Host become so important that members of the congregation were known to shout “Heave It higher,
Sir Priest.” Middle Ages aside, at the elevations (when the priest holds the Sacred Host or the chalice for all
to see) at is a pious devotion to look up at the Body and Blood of Christ and quietly say “My Lord and my
God.” But one can make any little prayer at that time. The people in the Middle Ages were right about one
thing: at that moment we look on the veiled presence of Jesus Christ, Eternal God.
Father Keller ~ ~ ~ Next week: Mystery of Faith

St. Angela Merici Parish Family Welcomes New              Easter Flowers for the Altar~ In the past, parish-
                                                          ioners have purchased Easter flowers for the sanctu-
 Members (RCIA) after the Easter Vigil Mass!
                                                          ary in memory of a deceased loved one. If you would
All parishioners are invited and encouraged to come       like to purchase a flower, please place $15 in
 and welcome our newest members of the Church.            the envelopes provided in the church vestibule
We will have a Welcoming Celebration after the Sat-       and fill it out accordingly. You can drop the
 urday evening (8:30 pm) Easter Vigil Mass, in the        envelope in the Sunday collection or at the
  Lunchroom. Coffee and sweets will be served!!           parish office.
                                                              Last Week’s Collection - April 10, 2011
This week we were busy singing... and singing           Sunday Envelopes                         $ 10,223.00
some more! The students from Kindergarten               Loose                                    $    298.00
through grade four, and some sixth and eighth           Catholic Home Missions                   $ 1,046.45
graders, entertained us with their songs. Our Spring    “I will put my spirit in you that you may live, and I
Choral Concert was on Wednesday evening and             will settle you upon your land; thus you shall know
was enjoyed by all. Our third graders also partici-     that I am the Lord.”                      (Ez. 37:14)
pated in the Archdiocesan Music Festival on
                                                        It is Jesus Christ who instills in us the need to give of
Wednesday. Congratulations to all!!
                                                        ourselves freely. It is only through giving that we
Our National Junior Honor Society is collecting         truly live.
canned goods from our students to help out St. An-
gela Merici's St. Vincent de Paul Society and the             Pray for our Service Men and Women
Feinstein Challenge! We hope to be a great help!            Mark, Lauren, Todd & Scott Hertling, Joe Scott,
                                                          Joshua Stremlau, Bradley Stremlau, Corey Rudroff,
We would like to cordially invite all of you to the
                                                         Ashley Lauterwasser, Steven Bennett, David Bennett,
Baptism of the following students on Holy Satur-
                                                          Luke Cummings, Jason Painter, William Belei, Pat
day evening:
                                                          Edwards-Parrish, Jonathan Buss, Ryan Karandzieff,
                   Alyssa Tate                            Brad Sanders, Christopher Hunn, Collin Moorman,
                   Haley Tate                           Jerrod Klug, Michael Olwig, Robert Vahrenhold, Mat-
                                                        thew Meske, Leif & Guthrie Stotser, Nicholas Lawson
                 Toni Simmons
                  Faith Breaux                               Please Pray for the Sick of Our Parish
                 Kylie Stewart                          Ann Kajszo, Grace Cortopassi, Virgina Obermeier,
                                                            Mary Ann Hoven, Elaine Dooley, Clarissa
               Jordan Henderson                         Kuhlmann, Mary & Christopher Friedman, Gerald &
                Marissa Barnes                            Jeannette Cipolla, Kristy Kats, Elisabeth Cisco,
                  Jazmin Gates                            Keith Reyland, Jennifer Mueller, Linda Kaney,
                                                                 Cathy Courter and Tracy Ferrara.
               Elijah Montgomery
This same evening we will be welcoming into the         YOUR PRAYERS are requested for the repose of
full communion of the Catholic Church                   the soul of Eugene Hagene who was buried this past
Evan Montgomery and Edward Montgomery. We               week. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful
are very proud of these students and we pray that       departed rest in peace.
they will daily grow in the love of God.

God is Good!                                                                 Holy Thursday ~
Mary Ann Kauffman                                                              Mass of the Lord's Supper
                                                                               Adoration at the Altar of
                                                                               Repose to Midnight - 7:00 pm
           SAM Gift Certificate News                                         Good Friday ~
We will not be selling gift certificates after Masses                        Stations of the Cross - 12:00 pm
Easter weekend so that our Home & School volun-               Confessions - 12:00-3:00 pm & 5:00 - 6:30 pm
teers may enjoy this holy time with their families.           Celebration of the Lord's Passion - 7:00 pm
Be sure to stock up this weekend. Thank you for
supporting the teachers and kids, and have a
                                                                             Holy Saturday ~
Blessed Holy Week!
                                                             4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Confessions
                                                             8:30 pm - Easter Vigil

ALERT: A Eucharistic Minister is needed for                        Easter Sunday Masses ~
Sundays at Christian Hospital N. East. If you are         7:00 am, 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am
interested, please call Fr. Ryan at 355-2300.
                       The Lord’s Passion
                         ~ Good Friday ~
                         Lenten Soup Dinner
                        April 22nd, Good Friday, The
                                                                       Congratulations to the
                        Stations of the Cross will be at
                                                            th
                                                           5 grade girls basketball team for taking 1st place this
                        Noon. There will be a Special      season in the City-County Playoffs. The girls had a
                        Lenten Soup and Salad Dinner       home court advantage, as the championship playoff
                        from 5:00 - 6:30 pm, in the        game was held here at St. Angela Merici! Many
Lunchroom, followed by the Liturgy of the Lord’s           thanks to everyone who came to cheer them on in-
Passion & Death at 7 pm. A variety of delicious            cluding our 7th grade cheerleading squad! The team
soups and breads will be provided by Krause Kater-         appreciated all of the support. The team players are:
ing. We ask each family to bring a salad or side dish      Amanda Murray, Christina Trupiano, Kori Roach,
to share (i.e. jello salad, pasta salad, lettuce salad,    Claire Brewer, Madeline Magrath, Lauren Smith,
etc.) Please remember NO MEAT. There will be no            Anajah Pernell, and Mallory Meeks. Manager Kevin
set price, donations will be accepted to cover the cost    Murray; Coach, Sandy Trupiano.
of the soup, breads and drinks. Remember to place
golf tees in the jar for each person in your family
                                                                     Mens Club BBQ - April 30th
who will be joining us for dinner this week. We
count the golf tees on Thursday afternoon. If you          The St. Angela Merici Men’s Club will be sponsor-
decide to have dinner with us, after Thursday, call        ing a BBQ on Saturday, April 30th, from 11am-7 pm
the parish office and let them know, 838-6565.             in the Lunchroom. Pork Steaks and Ribblett Dinner,
                                                           $7.50/plate - adults and $4 - children.
          Stations of the Cross; Noon
Confessions; 12:00-3:00 pm & 5:00-6:30 pm                  Hamburger and Hot dog plates, $4.Your choice of
   Soup & Salad Dinner; 5:00 - 6:30 pm                     two sides per plate will be potato salad, cole slaw or
         Passion of the Lord; 7:00 pm                      baked beans. Proceeds benefit different parish or-
                                                           ganizations, such as Right To Life, and School.
On Good Friday, our parish will take up the annual
Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land. Your
financial contribution helps support the struggling
Christian community and to protect Christianity’s                The Respect Life Committee
holiest places. Please be generous.
                                                                      Annual Plant Sale

             St. Vincent de Paul Society                   Anxious to get in the garden this year? This year the
It's that time of year again! Spring Cleaning! Re-         Annual Respect Life Plant Sale will April 30th &
member the SVDP Society when cleaning out your             May 1st. As always we will have vegetables and spe-
closets, cabinets, etc. The Thrift Store at 10052 W.       cialty flowers. There will be much to choose from,
Forissant Ave. can use your donations of clothing,         but come early so that you have the best selection!
furniture, books & other household items. Take             If you would like to volunteer to help, please call
them in yourself so you can check out the store or         Ruth Richardson at 921-4393. This is a great oppor-
you can call 314-881-6006 for pick-up. Please tell         tunity for Highschoolers to earn service hours. The
them you're a member of St. Angela Merici's parish         Pro-Life Committee appreciates your support!
when you donate.

                                      St. Angela Merici Grief Ministry
St. Angela Merici’s Grief Ministry will be hosting four workshop sessions on grief and the renewal of hope in
the risen Christ. Anyone who has experienced a personal loss and their friends and family members are wel-
come. The four sessions will be in the Parish Meeting Room (to the left of the church), beginning Sunday,
May 15th thru June 5th. Sessions will be from 2 - 3:30 pm. There is no cost for these sessions. For more infor-
mation please call Carolyn Schulte, 839-4402 or Pat Brennan at 837-6934.
                                                            Saturday, May 14th
                                            Come to the Fair!                       PLEASE Support
                                   Enjoy a great afternoon with                       our Parish-
Volunteers Needed                  your family and see all of your
                                   friends at this year's parish                     School Picnic!
We need your help!             school picnic. Try your skills at the
 Every parish and
                                                                                   No outside coolers
                               game booths, see if you're lucky at
  school family will           the Chuck A Luck table, and have                   please! No personal
   need to have an             some wonderful food and                             beer or soda may
adult sign-up for two          refreshments. All of this awaits                     be brought onto
  (1 hour) shifts for
                               you... don't miss!!                                 the picnic grounds.
 the picnic. Sign-up                                                                  We need your
                                  Advance Purchase ‘Discounted’ tickets for
   early to get your
                                  Rides & Game Booths, are on sale after all
                                                                                     support of our
first choice for time              Masses, starting this weekend (NO ticket         picnic food and
   slots and venue.                       sales on Easter weekend).               beverages to make
Positions filled on a                 All Day Ride Wrist Bands - $28              this event a success.
 first sign-up basis.                        (Day of picnic - $33).
                                   Ride Tickets, sold in strips of 10 - $20
                                                                                     Please support
                                      (Day of picnic - $2.50 per ticket )              our efforts.
High School Service                  Game Booth Tickets - 4 tickets / $1
Hours: You can earn up                      (Day of picnic - 3/$1)
to 20 service hours the
weekend of the Picnic! Available hours are:
Friday, May 13, 6-10 pm, Set-up                             Table Rental….Save Your Space!
Saturday, May 14, 9 am - 10 pm                      Tables will be available for rent under the two
Sunday, May 15, 10am, Clean-up
                                                    canopies this year, for $10 / table. No chairs
If you would like to earn service hours and help
                                                    will be provided. Sign-up in the lunchroom
out the parish, call Cheryl Walsh at 741-4894.
                                                    after Mass for your table.

                               “As for Me and My House” is a parish program aimed at fostering the virtue of
                              chastity by building awareness of the effects of pornography in society, offer-
                              ing support and healing for those harmed by it, and educating Catholics on
                              what they can do to protect their families from its influence.
                              This week’s article provides some actions you can take to protect your children
                              from being exposed to pornography:
 Ensure all computers and televisions within the home are in open and visible places (and, in particular, not
in children’s rooms).
 Regularly check all computers — monitor their website histories to see where they’ve been. If the history
has been erased, ask why it has been erased.
Place internet filters and/or accountability software on all home computers to block pornography from enter-
ing your home.
For more information about As for Me and My House, visit http://archstl.org/my-house
           “Parish Awareness Conference” at St. Angela Merici Parish, May 18th at 7:00 pm_

								
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