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August 1, 2021

Posted by Debbra Beck on 8/10/21

KNEE REPORT #12

               Just got back from my orthopedic surgeon, and there’s a little bit of concern on his part about the incision from May which just started leaking some serous fluid again.  This is significant because he will not go ahead with the knee replacement surgery until ... Read More »

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/31/21

KNEE REPORT #11

My knee told me the other day that it is getting bored with not carrying me over to church to see all of my St. Bernadette Parish Family and to hold me up as I would celebrate the Eucharist. So I had to remind my knee ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/24/21

THANK YOU FOR THE MANY BIRTHDAY CARDS!

               Last Sunday I was deeply touched by the great number of cards to remind me of my birthday!  (Sometimes don’t we all try forget how often birthdays come around!)  I am sincerely grateful for the humorous messages about getting older, for ... Read More »

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/16/21

 

KNEE REPORT #8

                Latest news on my knee condition is that the latest blood tests showed that six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy has done its job – the bacterial infection seems to be gone.  All the blood work markers were not only in the normal range ... Read More »

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/16/21

 

KNEE REPORT #8

                Latest news on my knee condition is that the latest blood tests showed that six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy has done its job – the bacterial infection seems to be gone.  All the blood work markers were not only in the normal range ... Read More »

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/06/21

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

KNEE REPORT #7

                As I write this, I should have completed my six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy.  There better not be any traces of infection or bacteria in my knee after all of this.  Now I wait six weeks to find out ... Read More »

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/25/21

12th  Sunday of Ordinary Time

Financial Reminders from Pastor:

+ We are approaching the end of the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year in 10 days.

+ For purposes of smoother parish bookkeeping, I encourage each parishioner to check to see if they are up to date in their Sunday/monthly offerings.  If ... Read More »

June 13 Bulletin

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/18/21

CHANGE IN PROTOCOLS FOR MASS DURING THE PANDEMIC

                Archbishop Rozanski has made the decision to lift the dispensation of the faithful to attend Mass on Sundays.  As of July 1, 2021, all Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis will return to the normal status of observing faithfully ... Read More »

June 6th

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/11/21

CHANGE IN PROTOCOLS FOR MASS DURING THE PANDEMIC

                Archbishop Rozanski has made the decision to lift the dispensation of the faithful to attend Mass on Sundays.  As of July 1, 2021, all Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis will return to the normal status of observing faithfully ... Read More »

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/04/21

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

KNEE REPORT #3

       I am now completing the first two full weeks of infusion therapy for my bad knee, which means I have been spending over three hours a day with an antibiotic being infused into a PICC line into my arm, ... Read More »