September 10: Polish Falcons Festival
The Polish Falcons Festival will be held this year on Saturday, September 10th. Lunch and dinner will be served from 11:00am-7:30pm, and the Garden Party will be going on from 11:00am-10:30pm. Live music from 6:30pm-10:30pm. The Polish Falcons are located at 2013 St. Louis Ave., and the telephone number is 314-421-9614.
September 17: PHO Golf Tournament
The Polish Heritage Open will tee off on Saturday, September 17th at The Falls Golf Course in O’Fallon, Missouri. This “tradition like no other“ will feature the world famous vodka cart; the pickle hole, Taste of Poland tent, and a wonderful afternoon with family and friends. This year’s PHO committee is seeking volunteers for this special event which benefits the Polish Heritage Center. If you want to golf, or help at the 2016 PHO, please contact Jim Nowogrocki at jnowogrock@aol or 314-922-7657; Joe Galkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-518-8765, or Ed Poniewaz at email@example.com.
October 8: OutdoorMass & Blessing of the Animals
The Blessing of animals is conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all God’s creatures. We invite all the animals with their human friends to join us for a special outdoor Mass on Saturday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m. Let this joyful and beautiful ceremony remind us of the sacredness of all life!
During the month of September until the Blessing of the Animals Mass on October 9, the Sunday School classes will conduct a pet food collection to benefit Bi-State Pet Food Pantry serving 150 families and over 500 pets in need every month. A donation box will be located in back of the church.
October 30: “Trunk or Treat”
On the last Sunday before the Eve of All Hallows we invite all our young friends, ages 17 and younger, us for a joyful “Trunk or Treat” celebration from 10:15 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. (between the Masses). Please dress in church appropriate customs to make sure that you will not get locked in church’s scary dungeon with all the vampires, demons, and such! Our adult members and friends are encouraged to come with trunks full of goodies and treat our youngsters with sweet generosity!