Saint Vincent de Paul Parish   Dutzow, MO and
Immaculate Conception Parish  Augusta, MO
Parish Mission Statement
St. Vincent de Paul at Dutzow, high above the surrounding countryside, shares
with its faithful a rich heritage of Catholic belief. As God’s people our Mission is
to make Jesus Christ present in our daily lives through Divine worship;
Christian education and service to our neighbor; to strive through ethical
conduct, generous hearts, and industrious lives; to give glory and honor to God.

Tuesday 7:00 – 7:15 pm at SV
Saturday 4:15 - 4:45 pm at SV
Any other time by appointment.

SV Perpetual Help Devotions are held Tuesday after Mass
IC Perpetual Help Devotions are held Monday after Mass

Eucharistic Adoration
SV- Every Tuesday 5:00-7:30pm
IC- Second Thursday of every month (odd months)
5:00-7:00pm with Benediction and prayers starting at 7:00pm
IC Parish Council/Finance
Connie Struckhoff- Chair
Lori Aholt
Tom Aholt
Carroll Struckhoff
Doug Holdmeyer
Mary Ann Kluesner
Guy Middleton
Doug Paule
Ken Daming

SV Parish Council
Brenda Napier -Chair
Rick Schwentker-Vice Chair
Lisa Mayer -Sec      
Doug Hindersmann
Dan Miller
Pam Rodriguez
John Matlick
Rick Mueller
Bob Rothrock

SV Finance Committee
Lorraine Struckhoff- Chair       
Karen Holtmeyer        
Gena Mayer                      
Rick Gratza                  
Dan Wessel
Tony Ballmann

School Board
Mark Spann-Principal
Sara Maune-Pres
Kelly Schwoeppe- Vice Pres
Amy Konys-Sec
Pam Fleer
Corrine Mallincrodt
Trisha Goins
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Parish Mission Statement
As members of Immaculate Conception Parish in Augusta and members of the
Archdiocese of St. Louis, we seek to live our Catholic Faith in union with the
Archbishop.  Faithful to the Gospel values of our Lord Jesus Christ, we strive to fulfill
our baptismal call by worshipping together, sharing our faith, and serving others in the
name of Jesus.  Guided by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to be responsible
stewards of God's gifts.  All for the Glory of God and the good of all people
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Mass Times

IC ~Immaculate Conception in Augusta
SV ~St. Vincent de Paul in Dutzow

Monday          8:00 am at IC
Tuesday         7:30 pm at SV
Wednesday   8:00 am at SV
Thursday       8:00 am at IC
Friday              8:00 am at SV  
(During the school year Wed. & Fri. Masses are school Masses)
(No Friday Masses from May 22-August 21, 2015)

Saturday:       5:00pm (Sunday Vigil) at SV

Sunday:          8:00 am at IC
         10:00 am at SV

Holy Days:     Please check here or the bulletin
for Holy Day schedules.
Dynamic Catholic, Alive! – Temptation

How is the devil tempting you in your life? Today’s Gospel
discusses the temptations of Christ by the devil: “All of this will be
yours, if you worship me” (Luke 4:7). Worship is due to the Creator
alone. It is easy in today’s culture to worship the false idols of
wealth, possessions, pleasure, and fame. Prayer is a strong
antidote to these improperly ordered desires. “It is by his prayer
that Jesus vanquishes the tempter, both at the outset of his public
mission and in the ultimate struggle of his agony” (CCC, 2849).
The Our Father, with its petition to “lead us not into temptation” is
especially effective with these struggles.

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have
eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.”
(John 3:16-17)

The Church has always helped us fulfill these words of Jesus by prescribing very definite penance for all Catholics, so that we
too might have Eternal life. Accordingly, the Pope and the American Bishops have outlined obligatory fast and abstinence as
Ash Wednesday (February 10, 2016) and Good Friday (March 25, 2016) are days of abstinence for all Catholics over the age of
14. On these two days, fast, as well as abstinence, is also obligatory for those from the ages of 18-59. Abstinence means
refraining from meat. Fast means one full meal a day, with two smaller meals and nothing between meals (liquids are
permitted). No Catholic will lightly excuse himself or herself from this obligation.
All Fridays in Lent are days of abstinence from meat. Here again Catholics will not hold themselves lightly excused, but if there is
a serious health problem, this obligation would not apply.

We should strive to make all days of Lent a time of prayer and penance. Following are several resources that can aid in finding
different forms of prayer and penance.
Our new St. Vincent de Paul & Immaculate Conception apps are now
available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay
connected with our parish throughout the week with instant
notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to
quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter. Also
enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings,
helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession,
and much more.

Help foster a stronger parish life at St. Vincent de Paul and better
engage the New Evangelization. Download our app today at or search your phone's app store for myparish.  
Look for this symbol to make sure you are downloading the right
church app; there are many different one’s out there.  Texting ‘APP’
to 88202 will lead you directly to the app in your appstore. 1 was
able to download the app to my android tablet through the Google
Playstore and it works fine.  If someone would try for your iPad and
let me know how well it works.

Play around with the app and if you have any questions, contact me
by text or by e-mail.  Once you sign in to your parish, the parish
images will be missing for a while; we have downloaded the Lent
image.  You can look at other parishes by clicking on the 3 bars on
the top left and clicking ‘change parish’. As you wander around, to
get back to the home screen, click the 4 squares at the top right.

Our app is a work in progress.  Check back often for messages and
Text App to 88202 to download our parish app
Faithful Catholics are exhorted to receive the sacrament of reconciliation at least once
a year (CCC 1457-58), and many do so during the season of Lent. In addition to the
Examination of Conscience on myParish app, a daily examination can help focus your
thoughts as you prepare to receive the sacrament.

One resource is the Ignatian Examen. This is a version of the five-step Daily Examen
that St. Ignatius practiced.

1. Become aware of God’s presence.
2. Review the day with gratitude.
3. Pay attention to your emotions.
4. Choose one feature of the day and pray from it.
5. Look toward tomorrow.

See more by looking at the link below. Also, see the CONFESSION feature of  myParish
app for upcoming confession times.


The Season of Lent marks the final part of the journey of those in
our RCIA program preparing for Easter Sacraments.  During Lent,
please keep them especially in your prayers:

                               Lindsay Kober
                               Dan Sheets