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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 funding paid for with taxpayer dollars could go to abortion. To respond to the push to eliminate Hyde, the USCCB is asking parishes and dioceses across the country to take part in the "No Taxpayer Abortion" campaign. As we take part in the Midwest March for Life this week, let us urge Congress to keep the Hyde Amendm...

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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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RCIA Easter

Posted on April 09, 2021 in: General News

Congratulations to our new Catholics who entered the Church at Easter Vigil (Ellen Hahs, Micah McDowell, Elisabeth McDowell, Robert Helman, Candace Hill) and thank you to their sponsors for accompanying them on their faith journey, (Joyce Loos, Dan Williams, Marla Mills, Leslie Helman, Amy Heuer and to Bishop Edward Rice, Fr. Allan Saunders, Pastor, and Deacon Charles Peirano.

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RCIA Easter

Posted on April 09, 2021 in: General News

Congratulations to our new Catholics who entered the Church at Easter Vigil (Ellen Hahs, Micah McDowell, Elisabeth McDowell, Robert Helman, Candace Hill) and thank you to their sponsors for accompanying them on their faith journey, (Joyce Loos, Dan Williams, Marla Mills, Leslie Helman, Amy Heuer and to Bishop Edward Rice, Fr. Allan Saunders, Pastor, and Deacon Charles Peirano.

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The annual Diocesan Development Fund appeal will be held on May  1/2. This effort is conducted in every parish of the diocese to help finance the activities and ministries of the Catholic Church in southern Missouri. Please pray for the success of the DDF Drive. You can watch the video here: 2021 DDF Appeal Video Go to Diocese website for information on donating online  

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