From the Deacon’s Desk

In the past six weeks of rehab and recovery from my knee replacement surgery, you have all been in my thoughts and prayers, especially those in the prayer chain emails and those who have asked me to pray for them. As I write this on July 10, I still have a few more weeks of[…]


The Mary & Martha Society held their annual Quilt-A-Rama, June 20 in the school cafeteria. Lunch was provided for the 57 quilters who came from churches in Monroe, Randolph,  St. Clair and St. Louis, counties. The quilting experts worked on a number of the quilts during the event with hopes of finishing five that are[…]

PSR Registration

Ss. Peter and Paul Parish School of Religion (PSR) is now registering for the 2017-18 PSR year.  PSR offers faith formation to all students in grades 1-8 not attending Catholic School.  To register online, please visit If you have any questions regarding PSR, please contact Angela Atkinson, PSR Coordinator, at or 939-6426 ext.[…]

NEW Grief Support Group

1st and 3rd Monday of each month Beginning Monday, July 17 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Adult Faith Formation House   Losing a loved one to death is a difficult journey.  Spending time with others who are going through the grief process or have gone through the grief process can help you to see that[…]

Your Help Needed: Be a Friend of The Messenger

Like many newspapers today, our diocesan newspaper, The Messenger, is struggling to meet its ever-increasing production and postage costs and is asking for your help.  If you don’t presently subscribe to the newspaper, please consider being a Friend of The Messenger by taking a subscription.  If you already subscribe, why not provide a family member[…]