Website updated on: 9/19/2014
Parish Visioning Survey
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Visioning Survey. We had an excellent response and look forward to sharing the results with you at the upcoming parish-wide Visioning meetings in October.
Parish Visioning Overview (click here)
Fr. Haskamp announces parish visioniong process
Fr. Haskamp's homily announcing the visioniong process (click here)
* The first minute or so of the homily was not recorded. During those first few minutes, Fr. Greg mentions that 25% of our parish families are new within the past three years, while 75% of our parishioners have been here for a longer period of time. (click here to hear the rest of his message)
September 21st Bulletin (click here)
For updates on: St. Elizabeth Food Pantry, Cardlarks, FIRE-United Way, El Salvador Mission Trip, Child Care at 10:00 am Mass, School News & Area News read this weeks bulletin!
Homilies- Audio Version
School Mass - 9/17/2014
Weekend Mass - 9/14/2014
School Mass - 9/10/2014
Weekend Mass - 9/7/2014
School Mass - 9/3/2014
Weekend Mass - 8/31/2014
School Mass - 8/27/2014
School Mass - 8/20/2014
Weekend Mass - 8/16-17/2014
Parish By The Numbers: click here
Stewardship Campaign 2014
A Community Rooted in Loving Service
"We are called to use our gifts in loving service." - Matthew 25:40
Stewardship Packets were mailed to all registered parish households this week. To view the packet online, please click on the links below:
Letter From Fr. Greg Haskamp
Treasure Commitment Card
Online Treasure Commitment Card
Time & Talent Commitment Card
Online Time & Talent Commitment Card
State of the Parish Presentation
Commitment Sunday Slide Show
School Fact Sheet - click here
Hall of Fame/ Heritage Fund 2013
Heritage Fund Donation Link (click here)
Heritage Fund: Informational Brochure (click here)
September is dedicated to
Our Lady of Sorrows
RCIA - Interested in the Catholic Faith?
For more information (click here)
Smoking 'n' Waldo 2014
September 19th & 20th
Click Here for more information
Night in Seton Hall
All men are invited to watch the Royals take on the
Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, September 25th in Setion Hall at 6:00 pm. Big
screen, taco buffet, and beverages.
Calling all adults!
The Adult Faith Formation ministry is putting together an Advent booklet of Scripture reflections written by our own parishioners. To find out more information (click here)
2014 St. Elizabeth Golf Classic
Friday, October 3rd Swope Park Memorial Golf Course
4 person scramble, noon shotgun start time
For more information follow the link
Pet Blessing-October 4th after 4:30 pm Mass
To celebrate the feast of St. Francis, Fr. Haskamp will be
having a pet blessing on October 4th after the 4:30 Mass in the garden. Everyone
is welcome to attend and all pet are invited!
Life Prayer Chain Sunday
October 5th 1:30
Join Christians across the nation in an hour of
peaceful prayer to help end abortion in our nation. The St. Elizabeth group will
be praying the rosary. Park in the Colonial Presbyterian Church. Everyone is
invited to attend!
Families - Rosary Event at St. Elizabeth
- 5:30 pm in the Church
In honor of the Feast of the Holy Rosary St.
Elizabeth will be holding a parish wide rosary event to pray for families and to
inspire families to pray the rosary together. Everyone is invited to attend!
Community Blood Drive
Friday, October 10th 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the gym.
Book your appointment at savealifenow.org enter sponsor code: stelizabeth
For additional details contact David Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pack 150 2nd
Annual Pumpkin Patch
Come get your pumpkins and
gourds! Provided by Everyday Produce.
October 10th (3pm-7pm), October
11th (12pm - 7pm),
October 12th (7am-1pm)
Missouri Catholic Conference 2014
Marriage and Family at the Crossroads
Saturday, October 4th 2014 in Jefferson City, MO
The event is FREE
For more information or to register go to MOcatholic.org
Parents and teens, it's that time
of year to begin thinking about confirmation preparation! The traditional grade
to receive the sacrament at St. Elizabeth is sophmore year but any student that
is at least a freshman or 18 and under are welcome to join!
Find out about the
Information and Sponsor meetings.
2015 March for
January 20-23, 2015
For information, agenda, & registration (click
PARISH NEWS & NOTES
Fill the Parish Freezer!
For more information (click here)
El Salvador Scholarship Program
Brochure for the Scholarship Program (click here)
For more information contact Katie in the Parish Office.
Funeral Reception Committee
Click on the "Funeral Serving Team" link on the left for more information
Parish Town Hall Meeting Notes
Planned Giving Information (click here)
Over the years, we have been fortunate to receive donations in the form of bequests, mutual fun shares, gifts of securities, gifts of life insurance, and charitable gift annuities. For more information about planned giving opportunities, please visit the website or contact Carrie Madden in the Carrie Madden - 300-0755 or email@example.com
SCHOOL NEWS & NOTES
St. Elizabeth Athletics
for information on Fall sports click here
Protecting God's Children Workshops
Required for all parishioners working with our children (more info)
You can purchase trash bags year round in the PMC
and school office.
St. Elizabeth School Spirit Wear
Completed order forms can be turned into the school office (click here)
Everyone has a different story about why they are called to be a Christian steward... click on the links below to read a few from our parishioners.
"That does not sound like you."
"It's just what we do for family."
"It started with a valentine."
"God is the main Head Coach."
"Experience that awesome feeling that comes with being part of something bigger than ourselve.s"
"It is not an obligation to us. It is a privilege."
"How shall we make a return to the Lord for all the good He has done for us?"
"God prepared this house for us."
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait single moment before starting to change the world.”
"A Volleyball Match, a Pocket Knife and a T-shirt."
Seven Secrets of Successful Stewards (click here)
Keynote address 2011 Region IX Stewardship Conference
Father Jim Golka (Pastor,St. Patrick Church, Diocese of Grand Island, Nebraska) gives an humorous, inspirational and
thought-provoking perspective on stewardship. Enjoy!