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It’s Coming!!! The Annual Parish Carnival will be Friday & Saturday September 8 & 9 Mark you calendars...AND…Watch the bulletin for more details!!!   Back by popular demand... Chicken Dinner, Saturday evening!   Many hands will make it another successful event!    ...

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Holy Spirit Catholic Church                  Are you looking for a change? Are you curious about the Catholic Church? Are you searching for deeper meaning in your life?   We invite you to come explore your questions! We are currently forming an inquiry group to disc...

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Summer Hours for Holy Spirit School are as follows: June 1 – 30:   8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. July CLOSED Please leave a message at 314-739-1934 or email, Mrs. Jill Gould, Principal – jgould@holyspiritstl.org or Mrs. Kate Ayres, Secretary – kayres@holyspiritstl.org  

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Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day), is Holy Spirit Day at the Ball Park!  Holy Spirit choirs will sing "God Bless America" prior to the beginning of the Cardinals' game against the LA Dodgers.  Game time is 1:15 p.m. If you don't have your tickets, yet, there are still a few available...contact Joan Maher at the ...

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Congratulations to our 8th Grade students who will be finishing their elementary career later this week! We congratulate them as they graduate on May 23. We wish them well in the High Schools they will be attending in the fall!

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Congratulations, Nicole B.!   Nicole’s Essay for the Annual Pro-Life Creative Writing Contest won the Bishop Edward J. O'Donnell Scholarship!   She will be attending St. Joseph Academy in the fall.  

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Click here to see this year's slideshow. Or, visit the home page (www.holyspiritstl.org) to view this year's video.
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The Boy Scouts will be hosting a Car Wash from 7:30 a.m. to Noon on Sunday, May 7, on the front parking lot.  Drop your car off before going into Mass and come out to bright, shiny, clean car!  

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The Pro-Life Mother's Day cards will be available this weekend after all Masses.
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Ted Drewes will be available for purchase after all the Masses this weekend.  (9 oz. containers of vanilla, chocolate or strawberry) The sale benefits the PSR Program. Get yours while they last!!!

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Scrip Gift Cards available in small room off Gathering Area on Wednesday, April 12th, from 7:30am-8am. Last chance to purchase or pick up orders before Easter!
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We will have a Morning Prayer Service at 8:00 a.m. on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday (April 13, 14 and 15).   Mass of our Lord's Supper will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Holy Thursday (April 13). Stations of the Cross will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Good Friday (April 14). Our Lord's Passion will take...

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In observance of Good Friday and Easter Monday, the Parish Office will be closed (April 14-18). If you need a key before Tuesday morning, April 18, please stop by the office BEFORE 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 13.  

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SAVE THE DATE June 19-23, 2017   Registration began February 19 and will close May 15, 2017.    Check out the VBS Page...Click on Education, Vaction Bible School and you'll find details along with registration forms for a camper, adult volunteer and teen helper.

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THIS FRIDAY (April 7) is the LAST Seafood Dinner of 2017. If you don't stop by, you'll have to wait until FEBRUARY 16, 2018. Please mark your calendars for next year!   Click here for a link to our menu, including pricing. Also, note we have DRIVE THRU for bulk purchases (listed at the bottom of the flyer)

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Holy Spirit Parish’s Teaching Mass – Enrichment for the Lenten Season At the heart of Catholic life is the celebration of Eucharist; the Mass. Like the air we breathe, the Mass is vital, the “source and summit” of what Catholics do. It is constant and commonplace, yet also rich and complex. Every word and ...

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Holy Spirit Catholic School is NOW ENROLLING PreSchool (3 year olds) through Grade 8   Join us this evening for an Open House from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come see what we're all about! Need more information? Call the School Office 314-739-1934

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Ash Wednesday Masses will be at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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NOTICE:  SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PERIOD ENDING SOON!!!!! Application available  through February 28 The online application for scholarships funded by the Catholic Education Office, the Roman Catholic Foundaion of Eastern Missouri, and the Today & Tomorrow Educational Foundation will soon open for the 2017-18 school year...

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Catholic Schools Week is January 29 through February 3 Come see what we're all about! Check Sunday's (January 29) bulletin for more information.  Also, check out the scholarship opportunities found under "Quick Links!" (to the right of this article.  

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Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated beginning with an Open House on Sunday, January 29.  Watch the website for more information.
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Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated beginning with an Open House on Sunday, January 29.  Watch the website for more information.
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December 22, 7 p.m. at the Machinist Hall Parking Lot -- bring a candle. Prayer Vigil for Human & Environmental Justice Areas included: West lake Landfill, Coldwater Creek, former town of Robertson,  Labadie MO, Flint MI, and Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Hosted by Just Moms STL & Franciscan Sisters of Mercy

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Christmas is on a Sunday this year.   Here is the Mass schedule:        Christmas Eve (December 24, Saturday): 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.      Christmas Day (December 25, Sunday):  Midnight, 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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New Year's Day is on a Sunday this year. Here are our Mass times:      New Year's Eve (Saturday, December 31):  5:00 p.m.      New Year's Day (Sunday, January 1): 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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The Parish Office will maintain the following office hours during the holiday...      Friday, December 23, -- 8 a.m. to Noon      Monday, December 26, -- CLOSED      Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, December 27, 28, 29 & 30            ...

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New Year's Day is on a Sunday this year. Here are our Mass times:      New Year's Eve (Saturday, December 31):  5:00 p.m.      New Year's Day (Sunday, January 1): 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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The Parish Office will maintain the following office hours during the holiday...      Friday, December 23, -- 8 a.m. to Noon      Monday, December 26, -- CLOSED      Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, December 27, 28, 29 & 30            ...

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Holy Spirit Parish is having a Day of Penance, Saturday, December 17. Priests will be available for Confession from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
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There are only a few remaining  Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob (in January)...those sign-up sheets are in the Gathering Area on a table in front of the HandS bins. Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines h...

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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, is a Holy Day of Obligation.   Our Mass schedule is: 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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Christmas is on a Sunday this year.   Here is the Mass schedule:        Christmas Eve (December 24, Saturday): 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.      Christmas Day (December 25, Sunday):  Midnight, 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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New Year's Day is on a Sunday this year. Here are our Mass times:      New Year's Eve (Saturday, December 31):  5:00 p.m.      New Year's Day (Sunday, January 1): 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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The Parish Office will maintain the following office hours during the holiday...      Friday, December 23, -- 8 a.m. to Noon      Monday, December 26, -- CLOSED      Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, December 27, 28, 29 & 30             ...

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There are only a few remaining  Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob...those sign-up sheets are in the Gathering Area on a table in front of the HandS bins. Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have been taken, the ses...

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Christmas is on a Sunday this year.   Here is the Mass schedule:        Christmas Eve (December 24, Saturday): 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.      Christmas Day (December 25, Sunday):  Midnight, 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.

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New Year's Day is on a Sunday this year. Here are our Mass times:      New Year's Eve (Saturday, December 31):  5:00 p.m.      New Year's Day (Sunday, January 1): 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m.  

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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, is a Holy Day of Obligation.   Our Mass schedule is: 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.          
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An Evening on the Polar Express Saturday, December 3, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Come experience all of the games and activities that you love from the “Breakfast with Santa” experience plus enjoy new activities inspired by the Polar Express Movie. Wear your pajamas! Included in your ticket... Games and Activities, Crafts, ...

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The Giving Tree Located in the Gathering Area... Please return your gift(s) by Sunday, DECEMBER 4.  
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Sign-up sheets for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob are still available in the Gathering Area. They are located on a table in front of the HandS bins. Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have been taken, the sessio...

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Sign-up sheets for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob are still available in the Gathering Area. They have been moved over by the HandS bins to make room for the Giving Tree. Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have ...

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Cub Scout Pack 954's Annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday, November 20, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Gymnasium   Adults 12 yrs and older - $10 Children 4-11 - $7 3 and under – Free   Click here for complete information.

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Please come and celebrate Advent by Candlelight   On December 2, 6:30 to 9pm, all women are invited to join us at table in the parish hall and spend an evening together in prayer, song, food, and fellowship. The evening will be a quiet time set aside to prepare our hearts for Advent time and the eventual birth of our Lord at C...

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An Evening on the Polar Express Saturday, December 3, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Come experience all of the games and activities that you love from the “Breakfast with Santa” experience plus enjoy new activities inspired by the Polar Express Movie. Wear your pajamas! Included in your ticket... Games and Activities, Crafts, A ...

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An Evening on the Polar Express Saturday, December 3, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Come experience all of the games and activities that you love from the “Breakfast with Santa” experience plus enjoy new activities inspired by the Polar Express Movie. Wear your pajamas! Included in your ticket... Games and Activities, Crafts, A ...

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Sign-up sheets for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob are still available in the Gathering Area.  Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have been taken, the session is FULL. Also, for your convenience, there ar...

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Annual Quilt Bingo November 13, 2016 Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Play begins at 1:15 p.m. WHERE:    Holy Spirit Gym, 3130 Parkwood Lane COST:       $20 for a 9-pack— Add-ons, Specials,                      and Daubers available ...

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Cub Scout Pack 954's Annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday, November 20, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Gymnasium   Adults 12 yrs and older - $10 Children 4-11 - $7 3 and under – Free   Click here for complete information.

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Please come and celebrate Advent by Candlelight   On December 2, 6:30 to 9pm, all women are invited to join us at table in the parish hall and spend an evening together in prayer, song, food, and fellowship. The evening will be a quiet time set aside to prepare our hearts for Advent time and the eventual birth of our Lord at...

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Please come and celebrate Advent by Candlelight   On December 2, 6:30 to 9pm, all women are invited to join us at table in the parish hall and spend an evening together in prayer, song, food, and fellowship. The evening will be a quiet time set aside to prepare our hearts for Advent time and the eventual birth of our Lord...

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An Evening on the Polar Express Saturday, December 3, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Come experience all of the games and activities that you love from the “Breakfast with Santa” experience plus enjoy new activities inspired by the Polar Express Movie Wear your pajamas! Included in your ticket... Games and Activities, Crafts,...

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Cub Scout Pack 954's Annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday, November 20, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Gymnasium   Adults 12 yrs and older - $10 Children 4-11 - $7 3 and under – Free   Click here for complete information.  

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Sign-up sheets for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob are still available in the Gathering Area.  Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have been taken, the session is FULL. Also, for your convenience, there ar...

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Annual Quilt Bingo November 13, 2016 Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Play begins at 1:15 p.m. WHERE:    Holy Spirit Gym, 3130 Parkwood Lane COST:       $20 for a 9-pack— Add-ons, Specials,                      and Daubers available Raff...

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This is the FINAL Weekend! To Get A Warm Feeling, Give Something Warm! HandS Is Asking For Donations New or clean used blankets Also, warm hats, gloves and coats for children and elderly Please drop off donations in the receptacle in front of church October 29 & 30

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Annual Quilt Bingo November 13, 2016 Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Play begins at 1:15 p.m. WHERE:    Holy Spirit Gym, 3130 Parkwood Lane COST:       $20 for a 9-pack— Add-ons, Specials,                      and Daubers available ...

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Listening Session begin this week! Sign-up sheets for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob are still available in the Gathering Area.  Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a couple, please sign on TWO lines.  Once all the lines have been taken, the session is FULL. ...

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The Mass schedule for All Saints Day (a holy day of obligation) is as follows:   6:30 a.m. -- 8:00 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m.  
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The thirty-ninth chapter, "People of Possibility," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Open your heart, mind, and soul to the possibilities. VERSE TO LIVE:  "For God all things are possible."  ~ Matthew 19:26 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Have you ever tried to live Christianity wholeheartedl...

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Annual Quilt Bingo November 13, 2016 Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Play begins at 1:15 p.m.   WHERE:    Holy Spirit Gym, 3130 Parkwood Lane COST:       $20 for a 9-pack— Add-ons, Specials,                      and Daubers available Raff...

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The thirty-eighth chapter, "What If?," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: The chances of it all being true are very high. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Let your good spirit lead me on a level path."  ~ Psalm 143:10 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: If you were dy...

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The Home & School Association is sponsoring a "Cornhole Tournament" Saturday, October 22. Doors open about 6 p.m. (after 5:00 p.m. Mass) and play begins at 6:30 p.m. See the attached flyer for more information!

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Dates are being finalized for the Listening Sessions with Fr. Bob!   Sign-up sheets will be available in the Gathering Area for sessions that have already been scheduled. We will post new sheets as other sessions are confirmed. Please note each session lists the number of people that can be accommodated.  If you are a coup...

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The 8th Annual Spirited Senior Card Bingo  will be held Saturday, October 8, 7 PM in the Annex. Cost is $5 per person due by October 5. NO money will be taken at the door. Soda, water, coffee and light snacks will be provided. You will need to bring 5 each of nickels, dimes and quarters. If you do not know how to pla...

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The thirty-seventh chapter, "The Holy Moment," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Holiness is possible for you. VERSE TO LIVE:  "God's will is for you to be holy."  ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:3 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Before now, did you ever believe holiness was possible for you? PRAY...

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The thirty-sixth chapter, "The Biggest Lie," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: You cannot get closer to God it you accept the lies of the world. VERSE TO LIVE:  "The righteous hate what is false."  ~ Proverbs 13:5 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: When did you stop believing holiness was possib...

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The thirty-fifth chapter, "Complete Joy," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Gratitude is a sure path to joy. VERSE TO LIVE:  "A joyful heart is lie itself, and rejoicing lengthens one's life span."  ~ Sirach 30:22 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What really brings you joy? PRAYER:...

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The 8th Annual Spirited Seniors Card Bingo will be held Saturday, October 8, 7 PM in the Annex. Cost is $5 per person due by October 5. NO money will be taken at the door. Soda, water, coffee and light snacks will be provided. You will need to bring 5 each of nickels, dimes and quarters. If you do not know how to play, come any...

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Thank You! The carnival committee would like to thank EVERYONE (our sponsors, booth chairs, volunteers and attendees) for another successful Carnival!   Mark your calendars for next year (September 8 & 9, 2017)  

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The thirty-fourth chapter, "Two Wrestling Questions," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: The wrong questions always lead to the wrong answers. VERSE TO LIVE:  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace."  ~ Romans 15:13 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Does getting what you want bring...

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Come Join in the Fun! Carnival 2016 is coming! Friday & Saturday September 9 & 10 Friday 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday 1 to 11 p.m.   Don't forget to purchase your Advance Tickets THIS weekend (September 3 & 4)!!!  

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The thirty-third chapter, "Comfortably Comfortable," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Being too comfortable, too often, makes us weak in mind, body, and spirit. VERSE TO LIVE:  "If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross,          &nb...

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NEW this year...you can sign-up to volunteer in one of the games, food court, or "Adult ONLY" areas online!  The Carnival Committee is utilizing the "Sign-Up Genius" website.  If you are interested in signing-up, please contact Jo Vortmeier (jovort@charter.net) or Mary at the Parish Office (739-0230). An e-vi...

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CARNIVAL NEWS!!! ADVANCE TICKET SALES FINAL WEEKEND!! September 3-4   Ride Tickets 25 tickets for $20. At the Carnival the tickets will be $1.25 each or 22 for $20   Booth Tickets 3 tickets for $1. At the Carnival the tickets will be 2 for $1   General Food Tickets $1 each — No discount on f...

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CARNIVAL NEWS!!! ADVANCE TICKET SALES THIS WEEKEND & NEXT!! August 27-28 & September 3-4   Ride Tickets 25 tickets for $20. At the Carnival the tickets will be $1.25 each or 22 for $20   Booth Tickets 3 tickets for $1. At the Carnival the tickets will be 2 for $1   General F...

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The thirty-second chapter, "The Real Problem," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Sin makes you unhappy. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and sustain in me a willing spirit."                          &...

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NEW this year...you can sign-up to volunteer in one of the games, food court, or "Adult ONLY" areas online!  The Carnival Committee is utilizing the "Sign-Up Genius" website.  If you are interested in signing-up, please contact Jo Vortmeier (jovort@charter.net) or Mary at the Parish Office (739-0230). An e-vi...

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NEW this year...you can sign-up to volunteer in one of the games, food court, or "Adult ONLY" areas online!  The Carnival Committee is utilizing the "Sign-Up Genius" website.  If you are interested in signing-up, please contact Jo Vortmeier (jovort@charter.net) or Mary at the Parish Office (739-0230). An e-vi...

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The thirty-first chapter, "Man's Ways and God's Ways," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God has a better way of doing things. VERSE TO LIVE:  "The human mind may devise many plans, but it is the purpose of the                      ...

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Fr. Robert T. Evans will be installed as the new pastor for Holy Spirit Parish on Sunday, August 21, at the 9 a.m. Mass.  All are invited!  You'll have the opportunity to welcome him to the Holy Spirit Parish Family after Mass in the Parish Hall with coffee & doughnuts.

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August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption.  However, it is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation this year.  We will have Masses that day at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  
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Fr. Robert T. Evans will be installed as the new pastor for Holy Spirit Parish on Sunday, August 21, at the 9 a.m. Mass.  All are invited!  You'll have the opportunity to welcome him to the Holy Spirit Parish Family after Mass in the Parish Hall with coffee & doughnuts.

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Thank You to everyone who contacted the Parish Office and updated their family record! You should receive your new 2016 Parish Directory in mid-September!  It will be mailed directly to your home.  There will also be some extra copies available in the Parish Hall...listen to the pulpit announcements and/or check the bullet...

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The Parish Office will be closed Monday, August 15, in observance of the Feast of the Assumption. If you have a meeting scheduled for that evening, please be certain to pick up a key on Friday, August 12, BEFORE 5 p.m.

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The thirtieth chapter, "Blind Spots," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: We all have blind spots. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Why do you see the speck in your neighbor's eye, but do not                                &...

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The twenty-ninth chapter, "Dancing for Joy," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: There is nothing like the joy that God wants to fill your heart with. VERSE TO LIVE:  "A joyful heart is good medicine."      ~ Proverbs 17:22 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Who or what is robbing y...

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The twenty-eighth chapter, "Spontaneous Prayer," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God is always at my side to help me make the best decisions. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances."                 ...

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We are in the process of updating the Parish Directory. Please check the current directory (2015-2016 Holy Spirit Parish appears on the front cover) and verify your name, address, and phone number ASAP! The information will be sent to the printer the end of July!!! Thank you for your prompt attention to this! If you have any ques...

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We are in the process of updating the Parish Directory. Please check the current directory (2015-2016 Holy Spirit Parish appears on the front cover) and verify your name, address, and phone number ASAP! The information will be sent to the printer the end of July!!! Thank you for your prompt attention to this! If you have any ques...

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The twenty-seventh chapter, "Deny Yourself," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Learning to deny yourself will pay huge dividends in your life. VERSE TO LIVE:  "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control."  ...

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The twenty-sixth chapter, "The Prayer Process," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God yearns to spend time with you each day in prayer. VERSE TO LIVE:  "In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed."  ~ Mark 1:35 ...

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The twenty-fifth chapter, "Delve into the Gospels," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Jesus' teachings are astoundingly practical when we pause to reflect on them. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path."  ~ Psalm 119:105 QUESTION TO CONSIDER...

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The Holy Spirit Parish Family WELCOMES Fr. Bob Evans, our new pastor!
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The twenty-fourth chapter, "The Gap," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Do not be afraid of what God is inviting you to right now. VERSE TO LIVE:  "I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you                       &nbs...

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The twenty-third chapter, "Upside Down," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Be open. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me!"                                ...

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The twenty-second chapter, "Beyond Tweaking," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: The butterfly emerges from the cocoon; it is a beautiful transformation.. VERSE TO LIVE:  "So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see everything has become new!" 2 Co...

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Father Rich’s Farewell Weekend     June 11-12, 2016 All are invited Saturday 5:00PM Mass Followed by “BBQ & Potluck Dinner Under the Tent” A-N Bring side dish to share O-Z Bring dessert to share   Sunday After all Masses Coffee & Cake in the Parish Hall   There wil...

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The twenty-first chapter, "The Main Event," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God wants to resurrect you in some specific way. VERSE TO LIVE:  "You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth...He is risen! He is not here." Luke 23:462 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What area of yur life needs resurrection...

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The twentieth chapter, "Radical Love," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: At the end, when you face God, perhaps what he will ask is: How well did you love? VERSE TO LIVE:  "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." Luke 23:462 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What are you laying down your life ...

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Father Rich’s Farewell Weekend     June 11-12, 2016 All are invited Saturday 5:00PM Mass Followed by “BBQ & Potluck Dinner Under the Tent” A-N Bring side dish to share O-Z Bring dessert to share   Sunday After all Masses Coffee & Cake in the Parish Hall &nb...

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The ninteenth chapter, "Miracles Abound," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God wants to see your amaziningness.. VERSE TO LIVE:  "The one who believes in me will also do the works that I do, in fact, will do greater works than these." John 14:12 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Whose prayer can yo...

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The eighteenth chapter, "Jesus on Lifestyle," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: You need to work on your attitudes toward money, things, and people. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up ...

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Thoughts From Fr. Rich  As I leave Holy Spirit, over the next several weeks I will offer a series of articles about where I see Holy Spirit Parish.   Last year all parishes in the Archdiocese were asked to complete a Parish Viability Study.  The Pastoral Team and a Core Group composed of members from each of the...

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The seventeenth chapter, "Radical Relationships," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Every person is as important and valuable as the person you consider most important and valuable. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Give justice to the weak and the orphan; maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute. Rescu...

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The Annual Catholic Appeal is underway...   Please be generous. Here is the link to the video -- You can also find the link under "Quick Links" on the right hand side of our home page. Thank you for your consideration!

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The Annual Catholic Appeal is underway...   Please be generous. Here is the link to the video -- You can also find the link under "Quick Links" on the right hand side of our home page. Thank you for your consideration!

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The sixteenth chapter, "Do Not Judge," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Whenever you are tempted to judge someone, turn your attention to seeing that person as a child of God. VERSE TO LIVE:  "who are you to judge your neighbor." James 4:12 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: How will your key relati...

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Come join us for our Spring Parish Work Day! Saturday, April 23...meet in the parking lot in front of Church at 8 a.m. Bring your work gloves, rakes, hand shovels, etc. to help us beautify our campus!

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The fifteenth chapter, "Making Sense of Suffering," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Suffering transforms us in unimaginable ways. VERSE TO LIVE:  "We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance and endurance produces character, and character produces hope." Romans...

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Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Fr. Jerry's Golden Jubilee!  It was a GREAT party and a wonderful tribute to Fr. Jerry's service to the St. Louis Community!
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The fourteenth chapter, "Purity of Heart," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Avert your eyes from anything that can pollute your soul. VERSE TO LIVE:  "The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound your whole body will be full of light." Matthew 6:22 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: If ...

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Congratulations!  Fr. Jerry Meier On your Golden Jubilee!!! Thank You for your service to the St. Louis Community!
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The thirteenth chapter, "Who Is The Greatest," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: The poor, the needy, the hungry, the lonely, the ignorant, and the afflicted are God's special friends. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Live justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with your God." Micah 6:8 QUESTION TO ...

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Holy Spirit Parish is hosting a PGC workshop Wednesday, March 30, in the Parish Hall from 6:30 to 9:30ish.  If you are interested in attending, please visit archstl.org, click on the Protecting God's Children blue button on the left hand side and follow the instructions. We do ask that you arrive between 6 and 6:15 to complete...

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The twelfth chapter, "The Soul of the Gospel," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Everybody needs to forgive somebody. VERSE TO LIVE:  "If you forgive others their t respasses, your heavenly father will also forgive you." Matthew 6:14 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: How seriously do yu take Jesus&#...

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Regular daily Masses (6:30 and 8 a.m.) will occur Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (March 21, 22, and 23). Holy Thursday, March 24, there will be Morning Prayer at 8 a.m. and Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, March 25, there will be Morning Prayer at 8 a.m. and Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 7:30 p.m. ...

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The eleventh chapter, "The Heart of the Gospel," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Generosity is incredibly attractive. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Some give freely, yet grow all the richer; others withhold what is due, and only suffer want. A generous person will be enriched, and one who gives water will ...

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This Friday, March 18, is the LAST dinner for the year.  Fr. Rich's Chef Special is an ADVANCE PURCHASE!!  (See Fr. Rich or call the Parish Office 314-739-0230 to reserve yours)      March 18 -- Tutto Mare w/salad -- $10.00 Click here for a complete menu WE MUST RECEIVE YOUR ORDER BY THE END OF WEDNES...

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Holy Spirit Parish is sponsoring their annual Seafood Dinners through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:              THE FOLLOWING ARE ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY     ...

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The tenth chapter, "Forty Words," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God wants to raise you up. VERSE TO LIVE:  "As God's chosen ones, holy, and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience."  Colossians 3:12 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Are you...

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The Calender Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 7, 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. All organizations NEED to have a representative present!
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The ninth chapter, "The Greatest Teacher Ever," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Jesus wants to teach you how to live an incredible life. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a waise man who built his house upon rock."  Matthew 7:2...

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Holy Spirit Parish is sponsoring their annual Seafood Dinners through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:              THE FOLLOWING ARE ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY     ...

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Adoration for Wednesday, February 24, has been CANCELLED due to the current weather conditions.
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Holy Spirit Parish is sponsoring their annual Seafood Dinners through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:          February 26 -- Pasta con Broccoli -- $8.50      THE...

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The eighth chapter, "Jesus Was a Radical," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER:  Ask Jesus to help you get to the root of things in your life. Ask him to help yu embrace the truth. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Let the same mind be in you that wsa in Christ Jesus."  Philippians 2:5 QUESTION TO...

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Holy Spirit Parish will once again have their annual Seafood Dinners through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:      February 19 -- Seafood Gumbo -- $8.50      February 26 -- Pasta con Br...

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The seventh chapter, "The Third Question," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER:  No matter what happens, God loves you. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Am I now seeking human approval or God's approval? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still pleasing people, I would not be a servant of Christ.&...

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There are several scholarships available for families choosing a Catholic Elementary Education for their children. Check out the "School Scholarship Information" link under Quick Links or click here. The application process has been simplified this year and the application will be available beginning February 1.  ...

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Men's ACTS Retreat at Pallottine Retreat Center Check-in at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 18, Holy Spirit Parish's Annex Return for Noon Mass on Sunday, February 21. For more information or to register, call Paul Farrar, 314-606-3341

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There are several scholarships available for families choosing a Catholic Elementary Education for their children. Check out the "School Scholarship Information" link under Quick Links or click here. The application process has been simplified this year and the application will be available beginning February 1.  But ...

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The sixth chapter, "There is More," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER:  Knowing about Jesus is not the same as knowing Jesus. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God--what is good an...

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Holy Spirit Parish will once again have their annual Seafood Dinners beginning Friday, February 12, through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:      February 12 -- Crab Soup -- $8.50      ...

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Holy Spirit Parish will once again have their annual Seafood Dinners beginning Friday, February 12, through Friday, March 18 (not on Good Friday).  There will be a weekly Chef Special prepared by Fr. Rich! Here is the "line-up" of Chef Specials:      February 12 -- Crab Soup -- $8.50      ...

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The fifth chapter, The God Claim," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER:  Jesus is speaking directly to you in the Gospels. VERSE TO LIVE:  "I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life." John 14:6 QUESTION TO CONSIDER:  What's holding you back from believing in Jesus completely? PR...

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The fourth  chapter, "The Jesus Question," gives us these items for thought: POINT TO PONDER:  Right now you have an incredible opportunity to get to know Jesus better. VERSE TO LIVE: "I came into the world to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice."  John 18:38...

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Due to impending weather conditions, PSR Conferences are CANCELLED this evening. If you have any questions, please call Sharon Kaufman, 314-739-0230 ext. 110 Please be SAFE out there!
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The third  chapter, "An Invitation," gives us these items for thought: POINT TO PONDER:  It's time to stop everything, pause a little, and consider God's invitation. VERSE TO LIVE: "I came so that they may have life and have it more abundantly."  John 10:10 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What are...

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The second chapter entitled, "Getting to Know Jesus," gives us these thoughts... POINT TO PONDER:  Jesus wants to have a deep, dynamic, personal relationship with you. VERSE TO LIVE:  "I am the Good Shepherd." John 10:11 QUESTION TO CONSIDER:  How well do you really know Jesus? PRAYER:  ...

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Holy Spirit Parish will celebrate Catholic Education Week beginning with an Open House on Sunday, January 24. Please pray for ALL of our students as they continue to learn more about our faith.
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Welcome to Holy Spirit Parish's NEW, UPGRADED website. Please let us know if you have any navigation questions. You can e-mail Mary Welsh (mwelsh@holyspiritstl.org) or call the office (739-0230). This site is/will be available as an App for your phones!

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December 21, 22, & 23 -- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. December 24 & 25        --       CLOSED December 28, 29, & 30 -- 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. December 31 -- 9 a.m. - Noon January 1, 2016 -- CLOSED

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December 24 -- 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. December 25 -- Midnight, 7:30, 9 & 10:30 a.m.                            (NO NOON MASS)

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