Welcome to Therese of Divine Peace Community

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide sacramental services and education in a climate of openness and inclusiveness where all are welcome and empowered. Our community is one of equals, encountering and engaging the world in which we live through our words and works. We engage in just and charitable undertakings for the common good.

All are welcome

May today there be peace within.
May you trust in God
that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.
May you use those gifts you have received,
and pass on the love that has been given you.
May you be content knowing that you are a child of God.
Let this presence settle into your bones,
and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love.

— St. Therese of Lisieux

Upcoming Readings
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Scripture Readings for Augustt

THERESE of Divine Peace
Inclusive RC Community

Liturgies on SATURDAY at
5 o’clock pm.
First Unitarian Church
5007 Waterman Blvd. at Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63108
In the HOPE CHAPEL at the rear (alley) of the building

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Rev. Elsie Hainz McGrath, RCWP

Music Director:
Sharon DeGreeff

Pastoral Associate:
Mary Hammett


In one week of intense focus, our entire year of liturgical worship is fully illuminated. This is our Holy Week, beginning with the recollection of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and ending with the glorious celebration of Easter Resurrection. The family of Therese, in communion with Christians around the world, will come together for seven hours, spread over four evenings—honoring our roots, reliving our salvation history, celebrating our faith. ALL ARE WELCOME.

Passion (Palm) Sunday on Saturday, March 28, 5:00 pm in the Chapel
[we will begin in the Memorial Garden with the blessing of the palms and procession; plan on two hours]

Holy Thursday (Day One of the Triduum, the Christian High Holy Days) on Thursday, April 2, 6:00 pm in the Clark Room (the “Upper Room”) [we will begin with Seder Prayers and a pot luck First Eucharist meal; plan on three hours]

Good Friday (Day Two of the Triduum, the Christian High Holy Days) on Friday, April 3, 7:00 pm in the Chapel
[we will begin and end in solemn silence, remembering the death of Jesus; plan on one hour]

Vigil of Easter (Day Three of the Triduum, the Christian High Holy Days) on Saturday, April 4, 8:00 pm in the Chapel
[we will begin in the Memorial Garden with the lighting of the new Light of Christ; plan on two hours]

March Birthdays

30th ~ Pat

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