16th Sunday after Pentecost, 9/9/2018
- Coffee Hour is cancelled after the 11:30am Mass this Sunday, September 9.
- There will be NO CONFESSIONS on September 16 and September 23 at 10 am.
It has been seven years since the last pictorial directory was completed for the Oratory. Given the growth of our community, it is time again for another directory. Pictures are scheduled to be taken on the Sundays in September beginning 9 September and finishing on 23 September. The location for pictures is the 3rd floor of the school. For those who are not able to access the school, a different date, time and place will be made available so that everyone may have their picture included in the directory.
In the back of Church are sign-up sheets to reserve a day and time for your picture.
EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE.
DONATIONS & ON-GOING PROJECTS
I am very grateful to the generosity of the Oratory for assisting with the various projects that have been necessary for the community during our time of transition. Not only has the generosity been evident in weekly contributions, but also those who have contributed to the on-going projects and assisted with expenses related to the transition. Words do not adequately express my gratitude, but I am indeed truly grateful for your dedication to and support of the work of the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION
A number of people have expressed interest in some form of Adult Formation. Please continue to consult the bulletin for updated information on programs for both this fall/winter and formation opportunities in the spring. If you are interested in assisting with adult faith formation for the Oratory or you are interested in attending some
With the return of Holy Mass during the week, the Oratory will increase the opportunities for Mass Intentions. If you have intentions that you would like celebrated for the deceased or the living, please mail them to the Oratory or drop them in the collection basket. Mass cards are available in the back of Church in the Black container on the radiator.
- September 16 - Catechetical Sunday, Parent Meeting, 10:30 am before Holy Mass
- Classes begin on 7 October 2018
PILGRIM VIRGIN STATUE
The Oratory has a Pilgrim Virgin statue of Our Lady of Fatima that travels from house to house every week. If your family would like to welcome Mary into your home for a week, please contact Heather Stein at email@example.com. Also, below is the schedule for the months of August and September.
- 9/9 - 9/16 Stein
- 9/16 - 9/23 Schuette
JUVENTUTEM HOLY MASS
The Oratory will host Juventutem and the celebration of the Holy Mass on Saturday, 29 September 2018 at 10:00. We will be celebrating the Dedication of Saint Michael the Archangel. All are welcome to attend this Holy Mass and are encouraged to extend this invitation to others as well.
The pastor of St. Luke will be away from the parish on Sunday the 16th and 23rd of September. In order to assist the parish, I will be celebrating the 10 am Ordinary Form Mass those two weekends. There will be NO CONFESSIONS on 16 September and 23 September at 10 am. We will still have confessions at 7 am on Sunday mornings and 5:30 on Wednesday evenings.
Feast Day Masses:
- Exaltation of the Cross – September 14 at 7:00 pm
- Dedication of St. Michael – September 29 at 10:00 am
- Solemnity of All Saints – 1 November at 7:00 pm
- Commemoration of All Souls – 2 November at 7:00 pm
- Immaculate Conception – 8 December at 8:00 am
First Friday and First Saturday Schedule:
- (Fri.) Oct. 5th: 6-6:45 pm Confessions; 6:30 Rosary; 7 pm Mass
- (Sat.) Oct. 6th: 7-7:45 am Confessions; 7:30 Rosary; 8 am Mass
- September 9th: 8:00 am – Pro Populo 11:30 am – Korte Family
- September 16th: 8:00 am – Pro Populo 11:30 am – Koch Family
- September 23rd: 8:00 am – Pro Populo 11:30 am – Rafael Beltran
- September 30th 8:00 am – Pro Populo 11:30 am – Wm. Lee Swock
- September 9th: 8:00 am – Coltons 11:30 am – Greg. G., Sebastian F.
- September 16th 8:00 am – Dixons 11:30 am – Cameron A., Damian F
- September 23rd: 8:00 am – Anthony J., Eli C. 11:30 am – Lavery
- September 30th: 8:00 am – Coltons 11:30 am – Greg. G, John A.
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Welcome to the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine! We offer you this website as a guide to help you explore the life of the newest parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The recent widening of the “Extraordinary Use of the Mass” (according to the 1962 liturgical books) by Pope Benedict XVI has given birth to a remarkable renaissance of what most of us call simply “the Latin Mass”. In it are to be found a remarkable depth of spirituality and wisdom that so many people are searching for in today’s complex and confusing world.
In the I Book of his Confessions, the other great St. Augustine wrote “Thou hast made us for Thyself and our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee.” Whether you are curious about the traditional Latin Mass and interested in exploring its beauty, or you are searching for parish community where you and your family will feel at home, or you are seeking simply rest for your heart, we hope this website will be of some help for you.
My prayer for you is that through these pages you will be able to get a glimpse of our liturgies and connect with some of the faces of the many people who make up our parish. In it you will find sermons, learn about our education programs and our social life, and be able to catch up on our most recent activities. I hope this will give you some sense of the grace of God, the love of Jesus Christ, and work of the Holy Spirit in our midst. I am delighted that God has brought you here! Oremus pro invicem!
—The Very Reverend Monsignor C. Eugene Morris, Rector