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Thank you for visiting our parish website. At OLP we wish to extend to friends and neighbors and to visitors and strangers a warm and sincere welcome. For more than sixty years the Catholic faithful have gathered here in worship and fellowship under the patronage of Our Lady to fulfill the Lord’s mission to His faithful people. As you visit our website, we hope that you not only discover the information you seek, but you are drawn by our invitation to join us.

If you are visitors to our area, we are honored by your presence at the Eucharist. If you are a resident searching for a home church, we hope that you will allow us to open our doors to you that you may find a place of faith and friendship. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

In the loving care of Our Lady,
Father Rick Schilli, Pastor                                                                                                                                                      

                                             Live Stream Mass

HOLIDAY MASS SCHEDULE

December 24, Christmas Eve  4:30 and 10 p.m.
Saturday, December 25, Christmas 9 a.m.

Sunday, December 26, Feast of the Holy Family Mass at 8:30 and 11am 
There will be NO 4:30 PM MASS ON SATURDAY DEC 25 FOR THE SUNDAY CELEBRATION. 


                                                                                             Mass Schedule

DAILY AND WEEKEND MASSES
Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Sunday morning 11 a.m. Mass will be live streamed. 

Daily Mass  Mon. Tues. Wed. Thur. Fri.at  7:30 am
Wednesday 8 am during school year with HCA Children

ADVENT HOLY HOUR  December 2, 9, 16, 23 with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament,
prayer, and scripture with a reflection on the season and its mysteries concluding with Benediction.
Reconciliation is available during the Holy Hour at 7 pm

Saturday Mass
4:30 pm

Sunday Mass
8:30 am, 11:00 am, (No Children's Liturgy at 11 am Mass)
NO Mass on Sunday Evening

Confessions
December 11 extended time 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Saturday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Or by appointment with Father Schilli

Our Mission

Guided by the Word of God and the redeeming love shown for us by Jesus, our parish is committed to the Providential Care of God, and the Patronage of Mary, Our Lady of Divine Providence, through prayer, worship, the Sacraments, and joyful service to the needs of others.

Announcements
SPECIAL ADVENT OPPORTUNITIES Beginning December 2, the first Thursday evening of Advent, OLP will hold an Advent Holy Hour with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, prayer and scripture with a reflection on the season and its mysteries concluding with Benediction.  During this time the Sacrament of Penance will be available as well.  All are welcome each Thursday: December  2, 9, 16 and 23 beginning at 7 pm.   EXTENDED TIMES FOR THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE  There will be weekly announcements regarding extended reconciliation times.  Each week of Advent, Father Schi...

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EXCERPT FROM FATHER SCHILLI'S COLUMN REGARDING LIFTING THE COVID-19 MITIGATION PROTOCOLS     As I announced last weekend, pastors have been informed of Archbishop Rozanski’s lifting of the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance.  This is what we received from him: Archbishop Rozanski is lifting the dispensation of the faithful to attend Sunday Mass effective July 1, 2021.  (Practically speaking this takes effect the weekend of July 3 & 4, 2021.)   He wrote:  "....we understand that these continue to be uncertain times for everyone...

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PSR registration is taking place now for the 2021 — 2022 school year.  PSR classes are held on Monday evenings during the school year at Our Lady of Providence in the school building. We offer religion classes and sacramental preparation to students who attend public schools or do not otherwise receive religious education. If you are interested in registering or have questions you may contact Peggy Krupp at PKrupp@stclementschool.com or online at olpstl.org.  The registration fee is $50.  Class cost and supplemental fees can be found on the registration form posted in the Quick Link section of this ...

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Protecting God's Children

TO REPORT ABUSE

Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance. Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:
Sandra Price, Executive Director
Office of Child & Youth Protection
314-792-7271
sandraprice@archstl.org
Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:
1-800-392-3738
Missouri Department of Heath & Senior Services
Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline:
1-800-392-0210 TO REPORT ABUSE OF A CHILD OR AN ADULT CONTACT THE ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. LOUIS  (click the link above or call 314-792-7005)  

FOR VOLUNTEERS AND COACHES - PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN PROGRAM:

Archdiocese of St. Louis provides the sexual abuse prevention program "Protecting God's Children" to parishes, schools, and archdiocesan agencies at no cost.  Office of Child and Youth Protection         

Safe Environment – Prevent and Protect STL  Office of Child and Youth Protection

The Archdiocese of St. Louis has developed a NEW system for safe environment compliance called Prevent and Protect STL.  Everyone ministering to minors and vulnerable adults (clergy, employees and volunteers) in the Archdiocese are required and asked to register in the new system before December 31, 2020.  This includes those new to service and those who are currently in service.  For those who have already attended a Protecting God’s Children workshop, your previous training date will transfer to this new system.  In addition to attending a live Protecting God’s Children workshop, all clergy, volunteers, and employees will register for an updated background screening, view two new online training modules on abuse reporting and the Code of Ethical Conduct, and agree to the updated Code of Ethical Conduct.  Please go to http://www.preventandprotectstl.org to register and contact your parish Child Safety Coordinator, Michelle Rusch ,at 314-843-3570 x11 with any questions or for further assistance.