St. Augustine Catholic Church     314-385-1934

THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, I remember years ago on this date, usually the Sunday before the feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the Church year that I would go out and exchange pulpits and proclaim a message about the Campaign for Human Development. I remember stressing that all of us are children of […]

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SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS

Dear Church Family, Today, All Saints and tomorrow, All Souls Days we remember our deceased loved ones whom we have prayed for and had special memorial prayers and also those who were in bereavement this past year. We have written letters to their families and loved ones. Also closer to home, we think of various […]

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THIRIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, The Gospel today tells us the blind man, Bartimaeus, wants what all of us certainly want “physical sight.” “Lord I want to see.” This passage is backed up by the promises that blessings will always be ours if we turn to the Lord. We hear Jeremiah blessedly reassuring the people of his […]

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TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, It was a wonderful delight to have the Joyous Family of St. Cronan come and worship with us last year. We welcome you again! Your visit was truly one of the highlights of our year. We enjoyed worshipping together and getting to know you from across the city and across racial lines. […]

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TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, Those of us who are older adults do our annual physical where tests are carried out to find what things are in order in our body and where there are deficiencies which we must work on to ensure healthy living. This is similar to the man in the Gospel who approached Jesus […]

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TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

“Smell like the sheep” Pope Francis used this image challenging the Catholic community and all people to get down and dirty by loving, helping and entering into the many hurts and tragedies in our society. We find two stories, 1200 years apart, John telling Jesus that a man was casting out demons in His name. […]

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TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

A WORD FROM FR. BOB   Dear Church Family, More evil than ever, you hear these words and you probably agree there is so much evil. It comes to us on the news and in the newspaper. There is just so many tendencies for people to do evil things. Certainly when we talk about this […]

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