Respect Life Month Events

October is Respect Life Month, a celebration of the sanctity of life at all stages. Here are some of the events planned:

  • Diaper Drive to benefit Birthright, located at 6309 Walnut. Barrels will be available in the vestibule on all weekends during October and also in the school lobby for the School families to collect donations. [sizes: newborn to 3; also diaper wipes]
  • Living Rosary to be prayed on October 27th after the 11:00 Mass. You can sign up for a “bead’ of the Rosary here. This is a wonderful family activity.
  • The movie, Unplanned, featuring the story of Abby Johnson, will be shown next Sunday, October 20 at 6:45 p.m. in the Narthex. Abby was a director of a Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic and experienced a conversion to become a Pro-Life advocate and speaker.

Fall Workshops for Liturgical Ministers

St. Peter’s is holding Fall Workshops for Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers, both old and new. All ministers are asked to attend a session that fits their schedule on either Thursday October 3 or Saturday October 5. Lector sessions will occur from 6-6:50pm on Thursday, and 9-9:50am on Saturday. EM sessions will occur from 7-8pm on Thursday and 10-11am on Saturday. For questions or if you will be unable to attend either session, please contact Director of Liturgy, Michael Mills at

Daily Mass Changes Next Week

Fr. Matt and Fr. Bill will be on a diocesan priest retreat for part of next week, so there will be a communion service on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, Oct. 1-2, at 8:15 a.m. Mass will occur as typically scheduled the rest of the week.

Volunteers Needed for One City Cafe

We are looking for a few volunteers to join our first Wednesday crew to serve dinner at One City Cafe on Oct. 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. We also need a crew of 12-15 for the fifth Wednesday, Oct. 30. It’s a fun and rewarding service opportunity and only takes a few hours. If you are interested, please contact parish secretary Mary Pfeifer.

Walk/Bike to School Day is Wed., Oct. 2; Volunteers Needed

WALK AND BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY IS NEXT WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2! Ride or walk from home or meet before at Heirloom, 401 E 63rd Street, and we’ll head out as a group around 7:30. (street parking on surrounding blocks) Heirloom has generously offered 10% off purchase that morning, just mention St. Peter’s. Coffee served after in front of the Church. We could use volunteers at a few intersections that morning to direct the kids. Click here to sign up.Thank you for your time!