Saint Vincent de Paul Parish   Dutzow, MO and
Immaculate Conception Parish  Augusta, MO
Parish Mission Statement
St. Vincent de Paul at Dutzow, high above the surrounding countryside, shares
with its faithful a rich heritage of Catholic belief. As God’s people our Mission is
to make Jesus Christ present in our daily lives through Divine worship;
Christian education and service to our neighbor; to strive through ethical
conduct, generous hearts, and industrious lives; to give glory and honor to God.

Reconciliation        
Tuesday 7:00 – 7:15 pm at SV
Saturday 4:15 - 4:45 pm at SV
Any other time by appointment.

Devotions        
SV Perpetual Help Devotions are held Tuesday after Mass
IC Perpetual Help Devotions are held Monday after Mass

Eucharistic Adoration
SV- Every Tuesday 5:00-7:30pm
IC- Second Thursday of every month (odd months)
5:00-7:00pm with Benediction and prayers starting at 7:00pm
IC Parish Council/Finance
Committee
Connie Struckhoff- Chair
Lori Aholt
Tom Aholt
Carroll Struckhoff
Doug Holdmeyer
Mary Ann Kluesner
Guy Middleton
Doug Paule
Ken Daming

SV Parish Council
Brenda Napier -Chair
Rick Schwentker-Vice Chair
Lisa Mayer -Sec      
Doug Hindersmann
Dan Miller
Pam Rodriguez
John Matlick
Rick Mueller
Bob Rothrock

SV Finance Committee
Lorraine Struckhoff- Chair       
Karen Holtmeyer        
Gena Mayer                      
Rick Gratza                  
Dan Wessel
Tony Ballmann

School Board
Mark Spann-Principal
Kelly Schwoeppe-Pres
Kelly Borgerding- Vice Pres
Jennifer Maune-Sec
Jennifer Elbert
Aimee Wessel
Trisha Goins
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Parish Mission Statement
As members of Immaculate Conception Parish in Augusta and members of the
Archdiocese of St. Louis, we seek to live our Catholic Faith in union with the
Archbishop.  Faithful to the Gospel values of our Lord Jesus Christ, we strive to fulfill
our baptismal call by worshipping together, sharing our faith, and serving others in the
name of Jesus.  Guided by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to be responsible
stewards of God's gifts.  All for the Glory of God and the good of all people
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ABOVE ALL, WE ARE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES.
SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE, HUMBLE ENOUGH TO SERVE,
STRONG ENOUGH TO NOURISH.
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Mass Times

IC ~Immaculate Conception in Augusta
SV ~St. Vincent de Paul in Dutzow

Monday          8:00 am at IC
Tuesday         7:30 pm at SV
Wednesday   8:00 am at SV
Thursday       8:00 am at IC
Friday              8:00 am at SV  
(During the school year Wed. & Fri. Masses are school Masses)
(No Friday Masses from May 22-August 21, 2015)

Saturday:       5:00pm (Sunday Vigil) at SV

Sunday:          8:00 am at IC
10:00 am at SV

Holy Days:     Please check here or the bulletin
for Holy Day schedules.
Dynamic Catholic, Alive! – Generosity
The Gospel for the Epiphany of the Lord is a beautiful one.  It beckons us to
consider how we pay homage to the Lord in our own lives.  We are certainly not
kings in the sense that the Magi were.  We do not rule nations.  But we do share
in the kingly office of Christ as a result of our Baptism.  This means we must
rule as He ruled: offering everything we have to God and being generous with
our possessions and treasures.  These treasures might not be gold,
frankincense, or myrrh.  They might instead be our time and energy spent more
intentionally for prayer and service to others within our parish and within the
wider community.  As Pope Benedict XVI said in his homily for World Youth Day
in 2008, “The Church needs your faith, your idealism, and your generosity, so
that she can always be young in spirit.”  archstl.org/dynamic

Epiphany Proclamation 2017
While a day like Christmas is fixed in our minds and on the calendars on December 25th, many of the
important feasts of the Church year move, based upon the date that Easter is set. Easter changes each
year moving to the Sunday after the "Paschal Full Moon," and can fall between March 22 and April 25.
In ancient times before calendars were common, most people did not know the dates for the upcoming
Liturgical year. On Epiphany Sunday, the upcoming dates were "proclaimed" after the gospel in this way:

Dear brothers and sisters,
the glory of the Lord has shone upon us, and shall ever be manifest among us,
until the day of his return.
Through the rhythms of times and seasons let us celebrate the mysteries of
salvation.
Let us recall the year's culmination, the Easter Triduum of the Lord: his last supper, his
crucifixion, his burial,
and his rising celebrated between the evening of the Thirteenth day of April and the
evening of the Fifteenth day of April,
Easter Sunday being on the Sixteenth day of April.

Each Easter -- as on each Sunday --
the Holy Church makes present the great and saving deed
by which Christ has forever conquered sin and death.


From Easter are reckoned all the days we keep holy.

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the fast of the most sacred Lenten season, will occur on the First day of
March.


The Ascension of the Lord will be commemorated on the Twenty-Fifth day of May.

Pentecost, joyful conclusion of the season of Easter, will be celebrated on the Fourth day of June.

And, this year the First Sunday of Advent will be on the Third day of December.


Likewise the pilgrim Church proclaims the Passover of Christ
in the feasts of the holy Mother of God,
in the feasts of the Apostles and Saints,
and in the commemoration of the faithful departed.

To Jesus Christ, who was, who is, and who is to come,
Lord of time and history, be endless praise, for
ever and ever.
 Amen.
So many parishioners find each of our parish’s myparish app so helpful in
getting updated information, messages, bulletins, calendars, and spiritual
renewal items.  It has become an important way to get important information
about illnesses, emergencies, and death notices and visitation information
quickly to as many as possible.
Consider in this new year becoming a part of the myparish app community.
 
It’s FREE.  Go to your app store to download the app, place in the zip code, click
on the parish, and you’re in!  There are also cards in the vestibules which also
give information about myparish app.
For those who currently use the app, please remember to update your app every
so often.  To do that, click on the button to ‘change parish’ and then click back on
your home parish.  It’s that simple.
In the evening of Tuesday, December 27th, a fire was detected at St.
Monica in Creve Coeur. Several area fire departments promptly
responded and were able to quickly extinguish the fire, limiting the fire
damage to the sanctuary area.

The fire did not damage the church structurally, however, there is now
significant smoke and water damage throughout the entire church. The
parish's nativity set was engulfed, the hymnals will need to be replaced,
and the pulpit and presidential chair were damaged. We know the altar
top was damaged beyond repair, though the lower portion is
salvageable. Clean-up and restoration will take several weeks, though
the full extent of the damage is still being assessed.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

We would ask that you keep the parish community of St. Monica in your
prayers.