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ACTS is a weekend retreat designed to bring men and women of the parish to a closer relationship with God and their brothers and sisters in faith. ACTS stands for Adoration, Community, Theology and Service.  It is an effort to increase our aware...

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Parishioners gather to study various topics to further their growth and understanding of the Faith.   Journey Faith Sharing Groups – Journey groups offer a unique opportunity to experience our faith with renewed depth and enthusia...

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Al-Anon is a support program for those affected by persons who are dependent upon alcohol.  We have two separate groups that meet at Holy Spirit Parish.  Newcomers are welcome to arrive at 6:30 p.m., a half-hour prior to the start of either...

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Parishioners clean the church every Saturday after the 8:00 a.m. mass. Contacts:          Joan Maher jmaher@holyspiritstl.org 739-0230 ext. 116               &nbs...

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The ACA Committee plans and coordinates the St. Louis Annual Catholic Appeal for Holy Spirit Parish.  This committee works closely with the Stewardship and Finance Committees of the parish and the Archdiocesan Office of Stewardship & Develop...

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This group of people plans and executes our worship space environment.  Through the use of liturgical art, banners, plants, candles, light and various symbols, this committee strives to welcome us to prayer. Contacts:    &...

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Holy Spirit Athletic Association (HSAA) is a vibrant, family oriented organization that provides recreational youth sports, primarily soccer and volleyball in the fall, basketball in the winter, and baseball, softball and tee-ball in the spring and s...

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The Bereavement Luncheon Teams provide a meal for the families of parishioners following the funeral of a loved one.  Luncheons are normally served in the Parish Hall.  Extra hands are always welcome along with donations of food. Contact...

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This committee plans and conducts the parish’s annual major fund-raising event.  This festive carnival which is held each year on the Friday and Saturday following Labor Day unites hundreds of parishioners into the family spirit of our par...

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Ministry of Consolation, in collaboration with other related parish ministries, offers confidential support, hope, and compassion to adults who have suffered loss or difficult life transitions. Contact:     Karen Rychlewski&nb...

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Contemplative prayer, such as centering prayer, can lead one to discover the meaning of Psalm 46: “Be still and know that I am God.” The prayer can help you to find the God within and to hear with the ear of the heart. Contact: Karlye ...

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This committee advises the pastor in making policy for all children’s education programs.  The educational programs include the full-time School, the Parish School of Religion, the Vacation Bible School, the Liturgy of the Word with Childr...

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Men and women assist in the distribution of communion during weekend masses and assist on weekdays on a voluntary basis. Contacts:          Joan Maher    jmaher@holyspiritstl.org&nbs...

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Faith in Action program is designed to help the sick, elderly, convalescent parishioner or those needing prayers when they are least able to help themselves.  This program is also there to share in the joy of new life.  Since recovery often...

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This committee evaluates, develops and approves the annual budget so that there is sufficient financial support for the activities of the parish.  The committee also audits all of the financial activities of the parish to be sure that the treasu...

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This is a group of people who are open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit and who enjoy coming together to praise and thank Jesus for all that He has done for us.  The first part of the meeting is filled with prayer, praise, scripture reading, and ...

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In 2009, Holy Spirit started a garden on the grounds behind the Annex. This garden has grown and is a blessing to many people in many ways. The garden produces fresh herbs and vegetables for the HandS pantry for distribution to those in need. ...

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(Social Concerns) HandS provides services to people in need of food, utility or financial assistance.  We sponsor the Lenten Casseroles, the Fall Blanket and Coat Drive, Thanksgiving Baskets for those in need, and the Christmas Giving Tree. ...

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In this organization, parents, administrative and teaching staff of Holy Spirit School work together to improve relationships, communication and cooperation between the school and home. They also raise funds for special school projects. Contact:&n...

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The Holy Spirit Ladies Club is a social and charitable organization that works for the benefit of the parish.  This group meets on the second Tuesday of most months at 7:00 p.m. in the Annex.  Our meetings consist of a short business meetin...

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This committee will evaluate and develop a master plan for improving and maintaining the buildings, grounds and equipment of the parish.  The committee’s purpose is to be good stewards of our parish campus and resources.  The goal is ...

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During the 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Masses (from September through May), the children 3 years old through third grade come forward after the Opening Prayer and adjourn to their own separate space.  They hear the Word of God using the same...

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Boys and girls from 5th grade through high school assist the priests and deacons in the liturgical celebrations. Contacts:                     ...

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Parishioners serve at weekend liturgies in welcoming people who have come to worship. They assist people as necessary, take up the collection and distribute bulletins. Contacts:          Joan Maher&n...

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Holy Spirit has an adult choir that sings each Sunday at the 9:00 a.m. mass.  An ensemble group of singers and musicians leads at the 11:00 a.m. mass on the first and third Sundays of the month.  The parish has  a teen choir at the 11:...

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A group of volunteers meet at the Parish Office on most Friday mornings to assist with clerical needs of the parish including mailings, bulletin inserts, etc. Contact:             Juli...

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The Older Adult & Caregiver Ministry assists mature adults and caregivers in meeting both spiritual and functional needs.  Opportunities include, but are not limited to, prayer, pastoral care, fellowship, and learning. Contact:  ...

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The curriculum of the Parish School of Religion strives to provide a balanced religious education program which includes life experience, Catholic doctrine, scripture, prayer, liturgy, service and creative activities in an atmosphere which fosters th...

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Prayer Shawl Ministry consists of individuals who love to knit, crochet, or who are able to assemble fabric to make a shawl or lap robe, in their own home. Upon completion, the shawls and robes will be blessed and given to parishioners who are sick, ...

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The Pro-Life Committee directs its efforts towards education and the fostering of a respect for the dignity of all human life from conception to natural death.  We connect the parish and individuals with Archdiocesan Pro-Life Programs.  In ...

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The Quilters are a group of parishioners who socialize while creating beautiful quilts for the Annual Quilt Bingo.  We welcome anyone to join us … no experience necessary, and we will be happy to teach you.  We get together on Monday...

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Parishioners serve at weekend celebrations of the Eucharist by proclaiming the Scriptures, prayers of the faithful and announcements. Contacts:          Joan Maher      jmah...

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Room at the Inn, sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence, is a community-based program providing emergency shelter for women and families dealing with the complex issues of homelessness.  Holy Spirit Parish is one of sixty “Nite Site...

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Extraordinary ministers bring communion to parishioners who are unable to participate in the weekend Liturgies.  Parishioners conduct prayer services and distribute communion in five nursing homes within the parish boundaries. Contact: &...

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Holy Spirit Full-time School, in keeping with a love for God, self, and others, provides the child with sound academic instruction, a foundation in Scripture and knowledge of our faith, individual guidance, and the witness of service by living out th...

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Holy Spirit offers two early childhood education programs.  Both programs are designed for the children’s education in social level and begin to develop the skills needed for the full-time school program.  The children are provided a ...

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The parish has an active scouting program for boys and girls.  Following the guidelines of the scouting programs, parishioners serve as leaders of the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies. Contacts: Boy Scouts   ...

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Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 – 10 a.m., in the Annex, we gather for stretching, flexibility, balance, strengthening exercises.  Men and women are welcome. We pray for each other and have fun!  Make the commitment to help yourself. ...

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Social Justice is an integral part of our faith life.  To be holy we need to be just and foster justice in our society.  Learn, share with others, and advocate for the voiceless.  We collaborate with other parishes in the Northwest Dea...

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The Spirited Seniors is a social group for all parishioners (singles, widowed, divorced and married), who are over the age of 45.  The group gets together monthly for a wide variety of social activities.  You are invited to participate in j...

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St. Patrick Center (in downtown St. Louis) provides hot meals and other services to the poor and the homeless.  Holy Spirit Parish is part of an archdiocese-wide cooperative program to assist St. Patrick’s.  Volunteers from our parish...

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Volunteers from our parish also provide salads and/or components the 4th Sunday of each month. Salads are collected from the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday until the beginning of the 10:30 Mass on Sunday. Your donations may be placed in a container in th...

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Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one Christian care-giving ministry.  Stephen Ministers are carefully selected and trained to provide one-on-one emotional and spiritual support for individuals who are experiencing a life crisis.   For inf...

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A week long summer program for children from age 3 through grade 5, it uses Bible stories to develop an understanding of our faith in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Contact:            &nb...

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  Youth Ministry at Holy Spirit seeks to serve the parish mission of being a joyful, accepting, forgiving community centered in Eucharist and guided by the Holy Spirit through a variety of organizations, events and programs.  It is our h...

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