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Gravel Parking Lot Changes The city of Cape Girardeau is making changes to the entrances and access to our gravel parking lot in their effort to make improvements to the sidewalks on Sprigg Street. In addition, construction on the new Food Pantry is in full swing with equipment moving around on t...

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We are planning our next Parish Picnic!  It will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM.  We'll have fun, food and excitement!    We also need help, please contact Ryan Simmons,  to offer your help in setting up, grilling our meal, playing so...

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Our Parish Feast Day!

Posted on March 25, 2022 in: General News

We celebrate our parish Feast Day St. Mary of the Annunciation

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What If?

Posted on March 09, 2022 in: Parish Videos

What if you just paused and prayed?

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This Month on FORMED

Posted on November 08, 2021 in: General News

Ask Senate to stop the bill that supports abortion on demand

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Read how Vatican astronomers made a recent space discovery.

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Pause & Pray Project

Posted on January 14, 2022 in: General News

Pause & Pray Project
Have you ever noticed how just getting in your car and driving can totally ruin your day?  You lose patience with other drivers, traffic is bad, people are, well, people!  Need a reminder to breathe and be patient?  This year, the project of Family Life Ministry of St Mary's is...

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We Give Thanks!

Posted on November 12, 2021 in: Parish Videos

Our Parish Gives Thanks video

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A Great Parish Picnic!

Posted on September 23, 2021 in: General News

We had a wonderful Parish Picnic September 19, 2021.  We had Dads grilling burgers and hotdogs, we had CCW ladies giving out the food and chips and drinks, we had games run by our Youth Group and parents and we had live musicial entertainment throughout the afternoon.  The weather only spr...

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Bishop Edward Rice blessed and helped break the ground for the new Food Pantry, Thursday, Sept 1, 2021. 

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Just Do It: Go to Mass

Posted on July 22, 2021 in: General News

Fr. Connor Danstrom has the right idea.  Sometimes instead of looking for excuses, just do it, just go to Mass.  Read here his memories of growing up and being encouraged to attend Sunday Mass.   Just Do It

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No Taxpayer Abortion

Posted on April 14, 2021 in: General News

The Hyde Amendment and other similar laws have protected taxpayers from funding elective abortion since 1976. Now, some lawmakers and others in Washington want to take away these laws, which have had broad public and bi-partisan support for nearly 50 years. Without the Hyde Amendment, healthcare fun...

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The Student Council President and Vice President of St. Ambrose Grade School in Chaffee, MO made a donation from St. Ambrose School on April 8, 2021 to Fr. Allan Saunders, Pastor of St. Mary Cathedral for the Building Fund for the Catholic Social Ministries Food Pantry Building Appeal.

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Will YOU help? As Catholic Christians, we are called to help serve the poor, to give drink to the thirsty and food to the hungry.  The Catholic Social Ministries Food Pantry has been doing this since 2006.  Our present building is very outdated and crowded and does not help us serve...

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Fun Catholic Family Resources

Posted on January 13, 2021 in: General News

Here is a wonderful resource for Lent this year, but they also have a monthly version.  Catholic resources to help teach your children and other family members about the faith.  They are called Catholic Family Crates.  See this website for more information:  Catholic Family Crate...

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Frequent Church Attendance during 2020 Helps Mental Health

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St Mary

Posted on November 13, 2020 in: General News

On Veteran’s Day, November 11, the student body of St. Mary Cathedral School in Cape Girardeau participated in the blessing and dedication of the Veteran’s Memorial recently placed near the school gym doors.  Fr. Allan Saunders performed the blessing.  St. Mary’s parishio...

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Confirmation Works of Mercy Video

Posted on September 18, 2020 in: Parish Videos

The Works of Mercy Video What Are the Works of Mercy?

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Do you know of someone who might be interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith? RCIA classes will begin in September. Contact Jim or Donna at 573-335-9347.  

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Join us in praying the Litany of St. Joseph and listen to the meditation on St. Joseph the Worker. St. Joseph the Worker Meditation by Jesse Heitt and Lisa Simmons

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Radio Mass at 8:30 AM Sunday

Posted on March 18, 2020 in: General News

We will continue to broadcast the 8:30 AM Mass on Sundays on KZIM 960 AM and on www.960KZIM.com. Please use this opportunity for you and your family to participate in the Holy Mass for your Sunday obligation from home either by radio or internet.

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FORMED Are you watching FORMED? the place to find great Catholic videos, bible and other religious studies. Our Parish has a paid subscription for FORMED which enables our parishioners to watch it for free.  Simply go to:   1.  Just go to www.FORMED.org,   2. Enter our p...

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2019 Parish Picnic A Beautiful Day!
It was a beautiful day for a picnic! Thank you to everyone who helped make this day fantastaic! Mark & Jennifer Landewee for the Fried Chicken Dinner and fixings Joe & Andrea Bullock for the Children's Games St Mary Youth Groups for manning the games, helping with the dinner and...

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Relics of St. Padre Pio

Posted on April 04, 2019 in: General News

St. Mary Cathedral is blessed to host the Relics of St. Padre Pio on May 1, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM.  Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Rice at 12:15 PM.  The Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place between 5 and 7 PM.

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Looking For Good Books?

Posted on July 26, 2018 in: General News

Our Sunday Visitor has a website where you can shop for books for all of the family.  There is a new book out called "The Fisherman's Tomb" about the true story of the Vatican searching for St. Peter's Tomb.  There are also many books on teaching your children about th...

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Parents: Raising A Catholic!

Posted on June 21, 2018 in: General News

Parenting is hard, Catholic parenting is even harder, but there is a reason why you teach your child the faith, send your kids to a Catholic school, bring you kids to Mass and make sure they receive the Sacraments of the Catholic Church. You want them to have a solid faith to help them live happy...

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What We LOVE About St. Marys

Posted on June 18, 2018 in: General News

We are celebrating our 150th Anniversary as a Parish this year and we'd like to share GOOD NEWS with all those who worship here, both present, past and future about what is so wonderful about St. Mary's Parish.  Go to our Facebook page to read comments about memories and what makes S...

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  We've just added a new section to our Family Life portion of the website!  It contains short newletters on your to teach the faith in your home!  Check it out!

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Approximately 30 people attended the St. Paul Street Evangelization event April 28, 2018  to learn more about spreading the Catholic faith, and how to answer questions about the faith.  The meeting was held at St. Mary Cathedral.  

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Calling All Young Adults!

Posted on April 24, 2018 in: General News

Pope Francis is calling on all young adults, ages 18-29 to reflect on their call from God in living their Catholic faith.  He has dedicated the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to be focused on the theme of Youth People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.  It will ...

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Click HERE to see the 150th Parish Anniversary history video. Thank you to Justin Voss for his aerial footage!

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Celebrating 150 Years!

Posted on January 08, 2018 in: General News

St Mary Cathedral Parish celebrates 150 years as a parish this entire year.  We are beginning the year with our Parish Anniversary Prayer which you can download and read here.  There are copies in the church pews and we'll prayer this every Sunday before Mass begins for the entire ...

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Teaching Children to Pray

Posted on November 07, 2017 in: General News

    An article in Our Sunday Visitor Engage magazine  by Dr. Joseph White, a National Catechetical Consultant, encourages parents that one of the most important lessons to teach their children about the Catholic faith is that God loves them.  But to truly do this we must tea...

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Watch the video Joy & Hope at St. Mary Cathedral  

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How do we keep the faith alive for the next generation?  The following article has several good ideas:  Vibrant  Faith

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Bishop Rice celebrated a "Blue Mass" for all Law Enforcement and First Responders at St. Mary Cathedral on September 9,2017.

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150th Parish Anniversary

Posted on June 29, 2017 in: General News

Plans are getting underway for our 150th Parish Anniversary celebration.  There will be a meeting of those interested in helping with the celebration on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the parish library.  Anyone interested in helping plan for our anniversary is welcome to come. ...

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