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! – Spiritual Heartburn and Typology
The disciples recounted how their hearts were burning within them when Jesus opened the Scriptures to
them.  One of the many beautiful elements of the Faith is Biblical typology, the fulfillment of elements of
the Old Testament in the New Testament.  Common examples are Noah’s ark prefiguring the Church, the
Flood prefiguring Baptism, and Moses prefiguring Jesus Christ.  As we rejoice throughout this blessed
Easter Season, let us pray with the Old Testament and see how Christ fulfills what is found in it.  St.
Augustine wrote, “In the Old Testament the New Testament is concealed; in the New Testament the Old
Testament is revealed." Through typology we can experience spiritual heartburn, the best kind, and more
fully appreciate God’s plan in salvation history.
archstl.org/dynamic
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 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.
FIRST COMMUNION
Blessings on our First Communicants from St. Vincent who are receiving
Jesus in Eucharist at the 10am Mass this Sunday!

Jayden Borgerding        Nolan Gratza
Andrew Obermark        Emily Schwoeppe
Gabby Schwoeppe        Marleyna Simpkins
Andrew Voss                Alexis Wilson

Easter Joy for Everyday Life
More than just a day, the Church gives us a seven-week Easter season to celebrate.  Yet sometimes our
everyday lives feel so heavy that celebration is not a part of them.  Critical illness in the family, loss of a
job, disappointment in a relationship and the burdens of everyday life can make it a challenge to feel
particularly joyful – even in the Easter season.
But the joy we are being invited into this season is beyond what we see in our everyday lives.  It's true that
Jesus says “Come to me and bring me your burdens” but we usually can’t believe it.  Maybe we don’t
want to believe it.  If I really allow Jesus to come into my heart the way he wants to, will he ask me to
change my life in ways that are too hard? How do I share the chaos of my life with Jesus?  If I keep him at
arm’s length, my life might be difficult, but at least my problems are familiar.  What would it cost me to let
go and change my life?
We know our own faults and failings so well.  Too well.  We begin to believe that Jesus loves the way we
love – with all of our human limits.  How could Jesus love us and accept us the way we are right now?  
Maybe when we fix a few things about our lives, love our spouse a little better, stop being so critical of
family members, stop drinking, stop nagging, love a little more… remember, as we journey fixing what
needs fixing in our lives, Jesus continues to love us. (from Creighton Online Ministries)


St. Vincent School 9th Annual Dinner Auction is coming up.
Plan to attend on July 29, 2017 and be a part of
"The Greatest School on Earth".
You won't want to miss it!

Click HERE for to view the flyer.
Please join us 15 minutes before every weekend Mass during the month of
May as we pray the rosary to honor our Blessed Mother.