Basilica Divine Mercy Sunday, May 1, 2011
Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson
Archbishop of St. Louis
Most Reverend Robert J. Hermann
Bishop Emeritus in Residence
Rev. Monsignor Joseph Pins
Rev. Joseph Jiang
Rev. Monsignor Mark Ullrich
Rev. Joseph Coffey, USN
Deacon John Curtin
Rev. Mr. Andrew Syring
Dr. Horst Buchholz 314-533-7662
Director of Sacred Music
Sr. Kathleen Donovan, SSND 314-373-8250
Principal, Cathedral Basilica School
Ms. Mary Moore, MSN, ANP 314-373-8204
Mrs. Ann Richardson 314-373-8240
Friends of the Cathedral
Mr. Tom Fasl 314-373-8231
Mrs. Laura Voegelie 314-373-8208
Operations & Events Manager
Gift Shop 314-373-8243
MASSES ON WEEKDAY MASSES LITURGY OF THE CONFESSIONS PERPETUAL HELP
THE LORD’S DAY HOURS DEVOTIONS
7:00 am (Mon-Fri) 7:30–8:00 am Following 8:00 am &
5:00 pm Sat (vigil) 8:00 am (Mon-Sat) Morning Prayer (Monday through Friday) 12:05 pm Mass (Tues)
8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 12:05 pm (Mon-Fri) 7:30 am (Mon-Fri)
noon, 5:00 pm 3:30–4:50 pm (Sat) EUCHARISTIC
OPEN WEEKDAYS Evening Prayer 9:00–9:50 am (Sun) ADORATION
4:30 pm (Sat) 11:00–11:50 am (Sun) 3:30 pm–4:30 pm (Sat)
6:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:30 am–4:30 pm
(Every First Friday)
of Saint Louis
MASS INTENTIONS SCHEDULE FOR MAY 7-8, 2011
Sun., May 1—Divine Mercy Sunday Third Sunday of Easter
8:00 a.m. - Don & Debbie Schlapprizzi Family Saturday, May 7, 2011
10:00 a.m. - For The Parish Family 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - Sandy Cantlay Readers: Mitch Smith, Tom Gregory
5:00 p.m. - Souls in Purgatory Extraordinary
Mon., May 2—St. Athanasius Ministers: Karen Sailor, Tom Sailor,
7:00 a.m. - The Held and Fehlig Families Mitch Smith, Tom Gregory
8:00 a.m. - Michael Zawistowski
Sunday, May 8, 2011
12:05 p.m. - Doris C. Weathers
Tues., May 3—St. Philip and St. James
Readers: Rosemary Merriman, Sandy Doyle
7:00 a.m. - Louis Wibbenmeyer
8:00 a.m. - William and Emma Mulhall Ministers: Tom Doyle, Sandy Doyle,
12:05 p.m. - Jennie White Jack Davey, Rosemary Merriman
Wed., May 4—Easter Weekday Ministers
7:00 a.m. - Salomon Kim of Care: Rosemary Merriman
8:00 a.m. - In Memory of Lloyd Taaffe III
12:05 p.m. - William Blase 10:00 a.m.
Thurs., May 5—Easter Weekday Readers: Mary Elizabeth Grimes, Vito Alu
7:00 a.m. - Lillian Federspiel Extraordinary
8:00 a.m. - Bill Geary Ministers: Barb McElroy, Donna Roth,
12:05 p.m. - George Spielman Sr. Charlotte, Mary Elizabeth Grimes
Fri., May 6—Easter Weekday 12:00 Noon
7:00 a.m. - Rosalie Fusz Readers: Bill Carleton, Brian Ragen
8:00 a.m. - Ruth Zawistowski Extraordinary
12:05 p.m. - Louis Marie Bindbeutel Ministers: Anne Carleton, Bill Carleton,
Sat., May 7—Easter Weekday Janice Noack, Brian Ragen
8:00 a.m. - Paul Bader 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - Mrs. Ah Mao Wong Readers: Tim Hirzel
Sun., May 8—Third Sunday of Easter Extraordinary
8:00 a.m. - Ellen Roberts Ministers: Tim Hirzel
10:00 a.m. - For The Parish Family
12:00 p.m. - George J. Noack COFFEE AND DONUTS…
5:00 p.m. - Sandy Cantley The Cathedral Parish Coffee and Donuts is held
each Sunday in Boland Hall following the 10:00 a.m.
Mass. Please join us for refreshments and fellowship!
Specific Mass intentions for each scheduled Mass
listed regularly in this bulletin are made by individual HELPERS OF GOD'S PRECIOUS INFANTS…
request. Every effort is made to accommodate a par- Remember to join us at the Cathedral Basilica on
ticular time or date as requested, but occasionally the the third Saturday of every month for the monthly
date or time request cannot be made, so the request pro-life Mass at 8:00 a.m., followed with a rosary
will be kept as soon as there is an available opportu- procession to Planned Parenthood at Boyle and Forest
nity. Requests for Mass intentions should be directed Park. The next Mass and rosary procession are
to the rectory by calling 314-373-8202. scheduled for Saturday, May 21.
Divine Mercy Sunday
May 1, 2011
DAILY READINGS FOR THE WEEK. . . PRAYING FOR THE SICK . . .
The readings are included each week so that the It is our responsibility in the Lord to remember the
parishioners who are unable to join us for daily Mass sick, who are especially close to the Redeemer in
will be able to consider and pray them in union with their suffering. In the columns below you will find the
the whole Church. names of people who have requested our prayerful
Readings for the Week intercession.
May 1, 2011 through May 8, 2011 Loretta Anich Bud Keyes
Marian Bachmann Linda LaBarde
Sunday: Acts 2:42-47 Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24
Linda Baldwin John Lewis
1 Pt 1:3-9 Jn 20:19-31 Barbara Beckemeyer Mervin Lewis
Monday: Acts 4:23-31 (or 1 Jn 5:1-5 ) Ps 2:1-9 Claire Benoist Kimmie Lowe
Jn 3:1-8 (or Mt 10:22-25) Lionel Bolden Carleen Mazur
Tuesday: 1 Cor 15:1-8 Ps 19:2-5 Jn 14:6-14 Ginny Bollwerk Clarence McClure
Shirley Bonnett Robert ‘Bob’ McCoy
Wednesday: Acts 5:17-26 Ps 34:2-9 Jn 3:16-21
Bryan Buffa Joe McKenna
Thursday: Acts 5:27-33 Ps 34:2, 9, 17-20 Verna Carr Toni McKenna
Jn 3:31-36 Shellye von Dahlern Kristen Middendorf
Friday: Acts 5:34-42 Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 Jeanette Dawid Rachel Ostertag
Jn 6:1-15 Andrew Dorsey Dorothy Owens
Dorothy Edwards Catherine Parent
Saturday: Acts 6:1-7 Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19
Rita Eshom Gretchen Piccozzi
Jn 6:16-21 Michele Grant Teresita "Resy" Sanchez
Sunday: Acts 2:14, 22-28 Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-11 Rosemary Griffard Pam Stanton
1 Pt 1:17-21 Lk 24:13-35 Mary Hebert Barbara Stojeba
Carol Herrick Fran Thetford
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY… Deacon M. Kenney Helen Vineyard
Today, Sunday, May 1, is a particularly special day Sheila Kenny Dolores Weathers
for those who are familiar with the teachings and Edward Ketcherside Marge Williams
work of our late Holy Father, John Paul II. Today is
the Feast of Divine Mercy, a feast day added to the SPECIAL EXHIBIT…
liturgical calendar by John Paul II, intended to cele- In recognition of the beatification of John Paul II, a
brate the overwhelming mercy of Jesus Christ. Today special exhibit of art and memorabilia is on display in
is also the day the world will celebrate the beatifica- the Cathedral Basilica’s Mosaic Museum, located in
tion of John Paul II. the church undercroft. And remember, tours of our
In recognition of this very special day, Archbishop beautiful church are available during the week from
Robert Carlson joins us here at the Cathedral Basilica 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. and again from 1:00 p.m.
in celebration of the 10:00 am Mass, giving special until 3:00 p.m. Please call 314-373-8242 for info.
recognition to the beatification of John Paul II.
Then a special devotion for Divine Mercy will be FOR THE POOR . . .
observed beginning with the noon Mass and con- Today, and on the first Sunday of every month, the
cluding at 3:00 p.m. with the Chaplet of Divine Cathedral Parish collects foodstuffs and canned goods
Mercy and Benediction. During the hours of prayer for delivery to food pantries here in the city. Please
following the Mass and before benediction, priests place donations in the baskets near the sanctuary at
will be available to hear confessions. the side aisles. Thank you for your generosity!
of Saint Louis
COME TOGETHER IN CHRIST… SAVE THE DATE…
In today's first reading, the joy of the first Christians Because Spring can be so unpredictable, the annual
in Jerusalem leaps off the page. "They ate their meals Gardening Angels Party in the Garden has been
with exultation and sincerity of heart, praising God. . moved to Saturday, October 1, with several new
." (Acts 2: 46-47). Similarly, when we Come To- features being added to the Wine Tasting. Save the
gether in Christ in the Eucharist, we are renewed by date and tell your friends. More info to follow!
our relationship with Christ and feel deep friendship
in unity with others. This kind of joy is contagious, A JOYFUL ANNOUNCEMENT…
and so is it surprising that the Lord "added many" to Five young men who are preparing to enter their
those who were being saved? (Acts 2:47). This ever- final year before their priesthood ordination, will be
lasting joy is “more precious than gold" (1Peter 1:7). ordained transitional deacons at ceremony held here
And, we do not have to purchase it! It is freely given. at the Cathedral Basilica on Friday, May 6, 2011,
We only need to have faith to help others. Our chari- with Archbishop Robert J. Carlson presiding. Those
table acts anchor our faith, making our faith visible men are: Donald Thomas Anstoetter, Fadi Thomas
and known to others. When we respond to others' Mari Auro, William Francis Dotson, Brian Steven
needs through the ACA, we are able to share the joy Fallon, and Daniel Gerard Shaughnessy.
of Christ. Giving of ourselves, as Christ gave of him- The Ordination Ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.
self, will deepen our faith, spread the joy we feel and a reception for the newly ordained transitional
when we Come Together in Christ, and, we pray, deacons will be held in Boland Hall immediately fol-
"add many" to those who believe in Him. lowing. Please keep these and all of the newly or-
dained in your prayers.
PARISH ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL…
Through the Annual Catholic Appeal, people will EUCHARISTIC EXPOSITION…
receive many things – perhaps food, clothing, tuition, The Blessed Sacrament, the very presence of
and counseling. In this way, many lives are touched, Christ’s body and blood in the Eucharist, is reserved
and they can "touch" Christ as Thomas did to under- in the tabernacle of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel to
stand that Christ is, indeed, alive in the world. Please the east of the main sanctuary. Each Saturday begin-
make your pledge today. ning at 3:30 p.m., the Eucharist is displayed for
The Appeal will be held in our parish this week- prayer and adoration in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
end, and the weekends of May 7-8 and May 14-15. for a holy hour. Additionally, the Blessed Sacrament
You are invited to pick up your pledge card at tables is displayed for public adoration and prayer all day
located in the rear of the church where volunteers will on the First Friday of the month, following the
be on hand to assist you. Please prayerfully consider completion of the 8:00 a.m. Mass and until 4:30 p.m.
your pledge to the 2011 Annual Catholic Appeal. On Friday, May 6, due to the Transitional Deacon
Ordination Service, exposition and adoration will
OUR NEW CATHOLICS . . . begin immediately following the noon Mass.
Congratulations to Matthew Power, Renee Robin-
son, Susan Hinkley, Jason Kettinger, Catherine WEEKLY THOUGHTS ON GIVING…
Smith and Starr Meek, who became fully initiated “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I
into the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil cele- send you.” - John 20:21
bration. Congratulations also to Sara Dunn, Can- Jesus offers us peace, not when we sit quietly in a
dace Freeman, and Amelia Ulmer, who received pew, but when we allow Our Lord to send us out into
the Sacrament of Confirmation during the Easter the world to do His work. We will find great peace,
Vigil. Our prayers follow them all as they continue to when we to turn away from the materialism of the
walk with the Lord in this life-long journey of faith. world and instead care more deeply for those in need.
Divine Mercy Sunday
May 1, 2011
UNDER THE BIG TOP…
Cathedral Basilica School invites you to an evening
“Under The Big Top”, the 2011 Dinner and Auction
benefitting Cathedral School on Saturday, May 14.
There will be many interesting and unique items to
bid on including beautiful Asian art, concert tickets,
spa services, a family membership to the St. Louis
Art Museum, and a wide variety of gift certificates for
local eateries and merchants. Once again, the auction
will also include two very special gatherings: dinner
as guests of Monsignor Pins in the Cathedral Rectory,
and a very special holiday dinner with Archbishop
Robert Carlson at the Archbishop’s residence in the
CWE. Tickets are $50 per person, and includes buffet
dinner and open bar. Cocktail attire is suggested.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails and silent
auction. Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m., and the
live auction will begin promptly at 8:00 p.m. The
2011 Celebrity Auctioneer is Zip Rzeppa, Executive
Director of the St. Louis Society of St. Vincent De
Paul. Other activities that evening include a raffle
with cash prizes of $1000, $500, and $250. Chances
are $2 each, and you need not be present to win! To
make reservations for yourself or to sponsor a Cathe-
dral School teacher, to purchase raffle tickets, or for
additional information, please contact Laura at the
Cathedral Rectory at 314-373-8208.
of Saint Louis
STAY WITH US LORD… CHOIRS OF ANGELS CAMPAIGN NEWS…
Fr. Joseph Jiang would like to extend an invitation The Choirs of Angels Campaign for Cathedral Ba-
to all young adults interested in growing the fellow- silica School began its second of three years in
ship of our young adult community through breaking March. We are nearly halfway to our goal of raising
bread, prayer, and recreation. Whether single, mar- $360,000 to provide financial stability to our elemen-
ried, or in the midst of growing your family, please tary school. If you have not already given to this
join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. worthwhile endeavor and would like to pledge or
Our next gathering will be on Thursday, May 12, make a one- time contribution, please pick up a bro-
and will begin with dinner starting at 6:00 p.m. in chure at one of the exits in church or call 314-373-
Boland Hall, followed by Adoration of our Lord, 8284 to receive additional information.
Confession, and time for spiritual reflection in the
church at 7:00 p.m. We conclude the evening with
According to the mind of the Church, parents are
recreation in Boland Hall Gym. Please join us with
obliged to see that infants are baptized within the first
what time you have, in full or partial, in order to
weeks after birth. As soon as possible after the birth,
grow in a deeper relationship with Christ and with
or even before it, parents should request the sacra-
one another. Please RSVP for dinner to Fr. Joseph at
ment for their child and are to be properly instructed
373-8207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
in preparation for it. And in order for the baptism to
be scheduled, there must be a well-founded hope that
WHY A REGISTERED PARISHIONER… the infant will be raised in the practice of the Catholic
Due to the number of requests for baptisms, the faith. Parents are encouraged to attend baptismal
Cathedral Parish adopted a policy years ago that gen- preparation before their child is born; then, immedi-
erally requires parents to be registered parishioners of ately after the child is born, the date of baptism can be
the parish before their infant may be baptized here. scheduled by calling the rectory at 314-373-8200.
For the same reason, normal policy requires the bride
or groom in an impending wedding to be a registered A THOUGHT ON THE SANCTITY OF LIFE…
parishioner and practicing Catholic for a minimum of “How much the world is in need of the mercy of
one year for preferred dates and for a more modest God today! In every continent, from the depths of hu-
stipend. Non-parishioners must be registered in a man suffering, a cry for mercy seems to rise. … In
Catholic parish somewhere and will need to secure those places where there is less respect for life and
their pastor's permission to be baptized or married human dignity, one needs the merciful love of God, in
outside of their proper parish before we can schedule whose light we see the ineffable value of every single
any ceremony for them. If you attend Mass at the Ca- human being. Mercy is needed to ensure that every
thedral regularly, consider becoming a registered pa- injustice may find its solution in the splendour of
rishioner and call the rectory at 314-373-8202. truth. So today, in this Sanctuary, I solemnly wish to
entrust the world to Divine Mercy. I do so with the
HEALTH MINISTRY NEWS… burning desire that the message of God’s merciful
Free Exercise Sessions continue to be offered on love, proclaimed here through Saint Faustina, may
Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 reach all the inhabitants of the earth and fill their
p.m. in Boland Hall. All fitness levels welcome. hearts with hope. … May the binding promise of the
Also, on the third Sunday of every month, blood Lord Jesus be fulfilled: from here has to come out
pressure screening is provided free of charge follow- ‘the spark that will prepare the world for his final
ing the 10:00 a.m. Mass in Boland Hall adjacent to coming.’”
Coffee and Donuts. Our next free screening is Blessed Pope John Paul II, Homily in Lagiewniki,
scheduled for Sunday, May 15. Poland, August 17, 2002
Divine Mercy Sunday
May 1, 2011
AHC SEMINAR… LITURGICAL ETIQUETTE . . .
The Association of Hebrew Catholics will continue External gestures of reverence can become a wit-
its free spring lecture series, entitled "Man: Made in ness to the truths of our faith. For this reason, we
God’s Image", on Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m. to wish to remind our guests and parishioners of habits
9:00 p.m. in Boland Hall. This week’s topic will be or practices which are not appropriate.
“Creation of Man and Woman according to Genesis - The rule of fasting from solid food for an hour be-
1–2 ”. For more information, please call the AHC at fore one receives the Eucharist still holds, and thus
314-535-4242 or visit www.hebrewcatholic.org. makes the chewing of gum in church completely dis-
Please join us for any or all lectures. respectful and inappropriate.
- Although the Church does not require everyone to
ST. PATRICK’S CASSEROLE PROGRAM… be dressed in their “Easter finest” every week for
Casseroles and other offerings collected by the St. Mass, please remember that the way we dress for
Patrick’s Casserole Program provides one week of church is, oftentimes, a sign of how important the
dinners for the Women’s Shelter, and one night of celebration of the Eucharist is to us. Overly revealing
diners for the Men’s Alumni Club. The next collec- clothing or bare midriffs are never appropriate.
tion will be held Thursday, May 12, at Boland Hall, - Churches are meant to be sacred space, places where
from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Questions? Contact all can pray and worship. While a cordial greeting is
Joan O’Reilly, 314-535-9265. never out of place, carrying on an audible and pro-
tracted conversation is never appropriate.
ASSISTANCE FOR PARISHIONERS… - External gestures of reverence can become a witness
The St. Vincent de Paul Society reminds parishion- to the truths of our faith. The bow immediately before
ers that emergency assistance is available by calling receiving Holy Communion should be done with the
the rectory at 373-8200. Vouchers for food, clothing, conscious recognition that it is the Lord Himself be-
and medicine, as well as assistance with utilities and fore Whom we bow. He is truly present in the Eucha-
rent are provided by Vincentians. The Vincentians rist, in both the host and the cup, and the extension of
may even be able to assist with home repairs or the hands must acknowledge our acceptance of a gift,
funeral arrangements, provided they are contacted not a grabbing for something owed us. The hands are
before any arrangements are made. Private meetings completely empty, extended in the gesture of accep-
are set up to discuss needs and available resources, tance. The Lord should not be just another item
and the Society carefully preserves the privacy of among keys or other personal items.
those they help. - Our spoken and sung responses at Mass are always
SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM... meant to be done communally, with whatever abilities
With the dawn of a new school semester, we would were bestowed on us by our Father. What is believed
like to take this opportunity to remind all of our pa- and held in our hearts ought to be expressed out-
rishioners that any adults who want to volunteer in wardly during the Mass in word and in music.
parish activities or ministries that include children - Finally, out of respect and reverence for the pres-
must be in full compliance with the Safe Environment ence of Christ in the Eucharist, arriving at Mass on
Program of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Compliance time and remaining until the priest has recessed
requires attendance at a Protecting God’s Children down the aisle is appropriate behavior. Leaving
workshop, a signed Code of Ethical Conduct and sub- Mass early and disturbing the flow of communion in
mitting to a background check which will be updated order to exit is never appropriate. Please place cell
every other year. For additional information, please phones and beepers in the silent mode, and please re-
contact Laura Voegelie, parish child safety coordina- main in church till the end of Mass to be blessed and
tor, at 314-373-8208. commissioned to go forth in Christ’s name.
of Saint Louis
REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS… VOLUNTEERS NEEDED…
From outside the Cathedral Parish… Help tutor the elderly who are studying for their
citizenship test. To volunteer or for additional infor-
NOVENAS FOR MOTHERS & FATHERS… mation, please contact John Meyer at 314-398-4082
The Missionaries of the Holy Family, based out of or email@example.com.
St. Wenceslaus Parish in South St. Louis, will be
praying a novena for mothers and fathers on nine con- CFS NOW HIRING…
secutive Sundays, beginning on Divine Mercy Sun- Catholic Family Services are looking to hire a Mar-
day, May 1, and ending on Corpus Christi Sunday, keting Rep (for Fatherhood Initiative Program) and an
June 26. If you would like novena cards to send to experienced Social Service Case Manager. Salary and
your parents, grandparents, siblings, or your own chil- benefits commensurate with experience. Contact
dren who are now parents, please call 314-577-6300 Ramona at 314-535-0017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
or visit www.MSF-America.org.
HOOSIERS AND SCRUBBY DUTCH TOUR…
CARMELITE DAY… Enjoy a 5-hour "Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St.
Girls, 7th grade through 11th grade, are invited to Louis's South Side Coach Tour" on Saturday, May
come spend a day of prayer and fun with the Carme- 14. Narrated by Maureen Kavanaugh of St. Louis
lite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus on May 7. Walking Tours and Jim Merkel of the Suburban Jour-
Cost for the “Carmelite Day” retreat is $7, and it will nals, the tour is based on Merkel’s book of the same
be held at 10341 Manchester Road in Kirkwood title. Tour Fee: $32.50. Autographed copies of the
(63122). The registration deadline is May 2. To regis- book will be available for sale at a discounted price of
ter, please contact Sr. Mary Michael, Carmel DCJ at $17.50. Tour begins at 10:00 a.m., ends at 3:00 p.m.
314-965-7616 or email@example.com. For and encompasses the entire south side of St. Louis.
more information and a printable registration form go Stops for lunch at Gus' Pretzels and dessert at Ted
to www.carmelitedcj.org. Drewes (not included in tour fee.) The tour is limited
CARE FOR THE HOMELESS… to 55 passengers, so book early to get your seat! For
St. Patrick Center is building permanent, positive more info or to make your reservations, call 314-368-
change for those struggling with homelessness and 8818 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
poverty. Currently, the agency is in need of the fol- DINNER, DANCE, AND VOLLEYBALL…
lowing items for its clients: New t-shirts, underwear, The Catholic Singles Alumni Club is hosting a Sin-
socks (men’s and women's sizes M-XXL), reading gles Dinner/Dance on Saturday, June 2, near West-
glasses (+200, +225, +250), toothbrushes, and tooth- port, and Open Play Volleyball at Incarnate Word on
paste. YOU can make a difference in the lives of Tuesday nights. For more information, please visit
those in need. Donations are accepted Monday-Friday the CSACS website at www.csacstlouis.org or con-
8am-4pm. For more info, contact Katie at 314-802- tact Steve at 314-966-0724.
1976, or visit www.stpatrickcenter.org.
SKILLED NURSING CARE…
A DESMET SUMMER… Are you searching for the right place for your loved
How are you spending your summer? Check out De one who is in need of skilled nursing care? The
Smet Jesuit High School’s summer enrichment pro- Mother of Good Counsel Home is a Skilled Nursing
grams and athletic camps, offered in June and July to Facility run by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr
boys grades 6-8. Enrichment programs include DSI: St. George who provide for all of the daily needs for
De Smet Investigations, Fun With Money, Improv, residents along with spiritual opportunities such as
Speech and Debate and Summer Scholars. For details daily Mass, Rosary, and other devotions to feed their
and camp applications, visit www.desmet.org. spirits. To learn more, contact them at 314-383-4765.
Divine Mercy Sunday
May 1, 2011
ST. PATRICK’S IRISH OPEN… THERE BE DRAGONS…
Help those struggling with homelessness and pov- “There Be Dragons” is an epic movie directed by
erty build permanent, positive change! Book your Roland Joffe (The Mission) about a Saint and a Sin-
dinner reservation and/or golfer fivesome for the 27th ner, a Priest and Soldier. It delves into the topics of
Annual St. Patrick’s Irish Open Dinner Auction and mercy and forgiveness and the peace and joy that re-
Golf Tournament! The dinner auction will be held sult from them. It opens in movie theaters May 6. For
Saturday, June 4, at the Four Seasons Hotel St. more info, visit www.DragonsResources.com.
Louis and the golf tournament will be held June 6 at
Norwood Hills Country Club. To make your reserva- SEMINARY'S NEW MAGAZINE…
tions, contact Carla Wilson at 314-802-1987 or cawil- Kenrick-Glennon Seminary has published the first
email@example.com. issue of its new and improved Herald magazine. Visit
www.kenrick.edu/herald to view this beautiful pub-
PENTECOST VIGIL MASS… lication. If you would like to receive a copy of the
Join Archbishop Robert Carlson for a Pentecost Herald in the mail, contact Kate at 314-792-7435 or
Vigil Mass on Saturday, June 11, 7:30 p.m., at Holy email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Redeemer Parish (at Joy and Lockwood in Webster
Groves). Music by Shepherd's Voice. For more infor- EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS…
mation, call the Catholic Renewal Center at 314-427- Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson cordially invites
7786 or email email@example.com. you to Eucharistic Congress 2011. This three-day
celebration will take place from June 24 – 26, 2011.
CATHOLIC RADIO… June 24: At 7:30 p.m., Archbishop George Lucas will
Keep Easter alive and listen to AM1080 WRYT give a presentation followed by Benediction and light
Catholic Radio. Tune in daily for Holy Mass, the refreshments at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.
Divine Mercy Chaplet, and the Rosary. Participate in June 25: An all-day Family Event, including live mu-
live call-in shows such as Catholic Answers Live, sic, various presentations, and Mass at St. Louis Uni-
Open Line, Reasons for Faith, and more. For program versity High School. June 26: At 10:00 a.m., His
schedule and a free CD, please call 314-752-7000 or Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke will celebrate
877-305-1234. Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. At 5:00
6TH, 7TH, AND 8TH GRADERS… p.m., Archbishop Robert Carlson will close the Con-
St. Mary's High School is offering Summer Art gress with a celebration of the Corpus Christi Mass
Workshops. Come join St. Mary’s art teacher, Ms. and lead a procession from the Cathedral Basilica.
Melissa Griffin, for “Painting Like the Masters”, Additional schedule information may be found on the
June 13-16 from 9:00-11:00 am, “Mixed Medium Archdiocesan website at www.archstl.org.
College”, June 13-16 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, and/ CARS FOR SVDP…
or “Graphic Design”, June 20-22 from 9:00 am- Vinnie’s Autos, a program of the Society of Saint
noon. Workshops are $80.00 each. For additional Vincent de Paul of Saint Louis, is a car donation and
information or for registration form, visit St. Mary’s transfer program designed to help individuals and
website at www.stmaryshs.com. families secure basic transportation to facilitate eco-
NFP SESSIONS FOR THE ENGAGED… nomic empowerment and enhanced health and safety.
Introductory sessions for Natural Family Planning Please help your neighbors help themselves and get a
(NFP) are offered at 15 different locations throughout nice tax deduction at the same time. Please call Greg
the archdiocese each month. For a complete listing, Marino, Vinnie’s Autos coordinator, at 314-881-6005
contact the Archdiocesan Office of Natural Family if you would like to learn more about the program and
Planning at 314-997-7576. discuss making a donation.
of Saint Louis
Divine Mercy Sunday
May 1, 2011
To all visitors
Archbishop Robert J. Tours are also available If you desire to become
Carlson and the people of Sundays after 1:00 pm, unless member of the Catholic
the Archdiocese of St. Louis pre-empted by an afternoon Church or to become a
welcome you and hope that event. member of the Cathedral
your time in our Mother All visitors who are not of Basilica Parish, please
Church may be an the Catholic faith are complete a registration card,
opportunity to share our faith welcome to join us in prayer available at the entrances
and joy in Jesus Christ. but not to receive Holy the church.
Please enjoy the beauty of Communion. Reception of All contributions to the
this building dedicated to the Holy Communion is a sign of Cathedral Basilica ministries
glory of God and built for the unity of faith and full and maintenance are
inspiration of all who enter. membership in the Catholic sincerely appreciated. Gift
Public tours are available community. Together let us Shop and Museum open
with volunteer guides Monday pray for the eventual unity of 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
through Friday. all believers.
Registration in Parish
To join our parish, please fill out a registration card (found at entrances to church) or contact the parish
rectory at 314-373-8200.
Cathedral School 4430 Maryland Ave St. Louis, MO 63108
Parents of children wishing to know more about our grade school may call the school principal,
Sr. Kathleen Donovan, SSND, at 314-373-8251.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
For persons interested in becoming Catholic, contact the parish rectory at 314-373-8200.
Baptism of Infants
Parents requesting Baptism should be registered members of the parish; call the rectory at 314-373-8200.
Anointing of the Sick
Parishioners facing surgery or struggling with serious illness may request this sacrament by calling the
rectory at 314-373-8200. Additionally, our parish nurse may
assist in other health issues ; contact 314-373-8204.
Vocations to Christian Marriage
Couples planning to marry at the Cathedral Basilica may
Contact Mrs. Laura Voegelie at 314-373-8208.
Vocations to Holy Orders and Consecrated Life
Those who feel called to this life are invited to call the
Archdiocesan Office of Vocations at 314 -792-6460.
4431 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108
314-373-8200 • fax 314-373-8290