“JUST” Men

Saturday mornings, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Adult Faith Formation House Join this growing group of men who meet weekly for prayer, formation and conversation on what it means to live their Catholic faith.  Men of all ages welcome!  Come as often or as little as your schedule permits.  No need to call ahead, but if[…]


“The Mission” Friday, January 13 at 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Adult Faith Formation House Dave and Michelle Miskell will host this 1986 feature length film starring Jeremy Irons and Robert DeNiro. Jeremy Irons plays a Spanish Jesuit priest who goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the[…]

Merry Christmas………..

During this Christmas season, which lasts until January 9, these are exciting times, time to celebrate, and also time step back, reflect on the past year, give thanks, look ahead, etc. We have just experienced the Nativity of the Lord, feast of St. Stephen, Deacon and first martyr; feast of St. John, apostle and evangelist;[…]

Successful Toy Drive

With the help of many hands from Ss. Peter and Paul Parish and school and Superior Express trucking in Waterloo another successful toy drive was completed. The Christmas gifts were delivered to children in East St. Louis who attend after school programs provided by Catholic Social Services. Christmas Angel coordinator Mary Bradly was very pleased[…]

Mary & Martha Society

The Mary & Martha Society would like to express our appreciation to all the Cookie Walk bakers and buyers, as well as to everyone who worked at the event or behind the scenes.  Your generous participation in this fundraiser helped to make it a delicious success!  We also want to thank our Heavenly Father for[…]

From the Deacon’s Desk

In this final week of Advent, if you haven’t already done so, make some time to pray, listen, reflect, and repent to prepare your heart and mind for the anniversary of Christ’s birth.  Here’s an excerpt from one of Bishop Robert Barron’s recent Advent reflections – “But Advent, too, has a penitential dimension, and for[…]

Blessing Bags

The SVDP would like to thank everyone who took a blessing bag to give to the homeless.  It has been wonderful hearing your stories of how you brightened a stranger’s day!  The local 4-H group assembled bags as a service project and donated them to our cause!  So if you pick up another bag, and[…]