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					                           Cathedral
                           Basilica  Divine Mercy Sunday, May 1, 2011
                                                                                   of
                                                                                   St. Louis

                                                                    Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson
                                                                    Archbishop of St. Louis
                                                                    CATHEDRAL CLERGY
                                                                    Most Reverend Robert J. Hermann
                                                                    Bishop Emeritus in Residence
                                                                    Rev. Monsignor Joseph Pins
                                                                    Rector
                                                                    Rev. Joseph Jiang
                                                                    Associate Pastor
                                                                    Rev. Monsignor Mark Ullrich
                                                                    In Residence
                                                                    Rev. Joseph Coffey, USN
                                                                    In Residence
                                                                    Deacon John Curtin
                                                                    Permanent Deacon
                                                                    Rev. Mr. Andrew Syring
                                                                    Transitional Deacon

                                                                    PASTORAL STAFF
                                                                    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
                                                                    Parish Nurse
                                                                    Mrs. Ann Richardson                      314-373-8240
                                                                    Friends of the Cathedral
                                                                    Mr. Tom Fasl                             314-373-8231
                                                                    Business Manager
                                                                    Mrs. Laura Voegelie                      314-373-8208
                                                                    Operations & Events Manager
                                                                    Gift Shop                                314-373-8243
                                                                    Tours                                    314-373-8242

     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)
                             Cathedral Basilica

                                                               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
                                                           8:00 a.m.
Tues., May 3—St. Philip and St. James
                                                           Readers:      Rosemary Merriman, Sandy Doyle
      7:00 a.m. - Louis Wibbenmeyer
                                                           Extraordinary
      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 INTENTIONS…
                                                           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.
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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!
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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.
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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.

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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
                                                           INFANT BAPTISM…
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 frjiang@cathedralstl.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
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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.
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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 john.meyer@bilingualstl.org.
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 rmilford@ccstl.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 vocations@carmelitedcj.org. 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 maureen@stlouiswalkingtours.com.
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.
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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
son@stpatrickcenter.org.                                 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 guyol@kenrick.edu.
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 janeguenther@archstl.org.                  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.
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           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.


PARISH INFORMATION
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.

CATHEDRAL RECTORY
4431 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108
314-373-8200 • fax 314-373-8290
www.cathedralstl.org
Email: parish@cathedralstl.org

				
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