Saint Rita
Catholic Church
Parish News
The SIN OF GOSSIP.
A very recent article and statement on EWTN quoted the Holy Father, Pope Francis, who warned against the sin of gossip. He
explained that the Apostles, like all men, were sinners. But one sin they did not commit was the sin of gossip. See our parish
Facebook page for the entire article.
Join the Archdiocese in Ireland for the 2018 World Meeting of Families! A priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis,
Fr. Brian Fallon, will lead us in a 10-day pilgrimage around this historically Catholic country. We will celebrate the
beauty and joy of the family, in addition to exploring the Irish roots of our faith. Pilgrimage stops will include Our
Lady of Knock, the Rock of Cashel, the Ring of Kerry and much more!

Visit catholicsindublin.com to view the full itinerary (click on Pilgrimages from the menu, and then choose
Archdiocese of St. Louis).

The total cost is $4200, plus approximately $100 for the World Meeting of Families once registration opens.
Payment plans are available. For more information, please contact Melissa Keating at 314.792.7173 or
melissakeating@archstl.org. Registration: catholicsindublin.com.
Pilgrimage to Ireland - Join Us!
Click HERE for the Pilgrimage Brochure
Weekly Liturgy schedule update.
We will celebrate only 1 Mass on the weekends: Sunday at 9:30.
On Tuesdays we will celebrate Mass with Monsignor Turek at 8:30am, preceded by the Rosary at 8am and Our Lady of
Perpetual Help devotions at 8:20am.
On Thursdays we will have a Communion Service administered by Deacon Dave at 8:30am, following the daily Rosary.
The Rosary will be prayed every day at 8am.
Mass in Honor of Father Wichlan.
Sunday, February 10 was postponed because of bad weather. The new date is March 10.  Father will be recognized for his 28
years of faithful service to the people of St. Rita Parish.
Soup and Salad .
All are invited for a wonderful dinner of homemade soups and fresh salad, rolls and cornbread
on Saturday, March 9 at 6pm in the church hall. Adult dinner is $6, children $3. All monies
collected benefit families with children in Christ the King school. Fellowship is free.