August 2015

Welcome to Immaculate Conception Church in Maplewood, Missouri!  We would love to share the Eucharist with you at one of our weekly masses; Monday – Friday at 8:00am in the Daily Mass Chapel, Saturday at 4:00pm and Sunday at 9:30am.

PSR Registration is taking place the entire month of August.  See the PSR page for more details.  We will not be accepting registrations on the first day of class, September 13th, so please register during August.  Registrations are accepted at mass, at the rectory, by mail, or by email at

Masses for the Feast of the Assumption will be on Friday, August 14 at 7:00pm and Saturday, August 15 at 8:00am.

Do you want to get to know each other better?  We are hosting our first of several IC Socials on Friday, August 28 from 7-9pm in the gym.  Bring a snack and drink to share.  There will be tables set up for those who want to socialize and also space for the kids to run and play.  We hope to see you all there!

July 2015

Welcome to Immaculate Conception Church in Maplewood, Missouri!  We would love to share the Eucharist with you at one of our weekly masses; Monday – Friday at 8:00am in the Daily Mass Chapel, Saturday at 4:00pm and Sunday at 9:30am.

Saturday, July 11th, we are hosting professional Square Dance Caller Bo Semith at our first IC Square Dance.  Join us in the Parish Hall from 7-9pm.  Entry is free, but bring a snack to share.  We will provide water and sodas and a limited supply of Schlafly beer.

Also, on July 11th and 12th we will host Mission Co-Op speaker, Fr. Ignatius Cetoute, from the Archdiocese of Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies at both weekend liturgies.  Please introduce yourself to Fr. Cetoute and welcome him to IC!

All who participate/serve in any ministry (Eucharistic Ministers, PSR Teachers, Lectors, Ushers, Sacristans, etc.) are invited to the Ministry Day of Reflection on July 18th at the LaSalette Spirituality Center from 8:30am-1:00pm.  Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Anne in the office so that we can get an accurate lunch count.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry is always looking for Saturday volunteers from 9:30-11:00am.  If you have a free Saturday morning, come join us in serving our Maplewood and Richmond Heights neighbors.

June 2015

Welcome to Immaculate Conception Parish!  Please join us at daily mass, Monday-Friday, at 8:00am in the Daily Mass Chapel.  Our weekend liturgies are on Saturday at 4:00pm and Sunday at 9:30am.  See you there!

June is a quiet month here at IC.

If you have joined a LifeFaith Group, be sure to contact your members and get together for prayer, snacks, and community.  If you are still interested in joining a LifeFaith Group, email Anne in the office at to get put in a group. See the attached brochure for more information. Life Faith Brochure

Take care and be safe this summer!

May at IC

As the school year winds down and people begin to think about relaxation, please be sure to include Immaculate Conception in your summer plans!!  We have mass every Monday through Friday at 8:00am, Saturday at 4:00pm, and Sunday at 9:30am.

Coming up in May:

May 3rd: Last day of PSR
May 9th: Knights of Columbus BBQ at the Shell Station (corner of Manchester and Big Bend) from 10:00am – 6:00pm.
May 10th: PSR Mass and Awards, 
Mass at 9:30am and Awards at 10:45am
May 18th: Senior Luncheon at 11:30am in the Parish Hall, sponsored by the Maplewood Police Department with a presentation on Senior Safety.  RSVP to 314-644-6805.  Bring a canned soup for “stone soup” and $5.00.
May 25th: Office will be closed in honor of Memorial Day
May 25th: Beginning of Holy Spirit Novena. 
Please join us in praying a novena to the Holy Spirit to seek His guidance as we begin the evaluation process the archdiocese has called us to do.  Click here for the prayers. Holy Spirit Novena Prayer  Join us on the last day of the Novena, June 3rd at 7:00pm in the church, to pray and say the rosary together as a community

Please be sure to sign up to be included in our new LifeFaith Groups.  You can see the brochure here. Life Faith Brochure
Your registration can be dropped in the LifeFaith box in church, at the rectory, or can be emailed to This is such a great way to grow in your faith with other members of our IC Community, so take part!!

Congratulations to our PSR Students who received Sacraments this Spring!
Caroline Barron, Kyle Pousosa, and Logan Sabourin received the Sacrament of Confirmation on May 3rd at the Cathedral Basilica.
Caleb Bircher, Sierra Long, Sadie Murphy, Carleigh Nations, Brenna Patterson, William Puckett, Lorelei Simmons, and Tess Simmons received their First Eucharist on April 26th.

Congratulations to Joseph Bates for receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation on April 4th at the Easter Vigil! Not only did Joe become a new Catholic, but he was honored by throwing out the first pitch at Catholic Family Night at Busch Stadium on April 15th.  What a great night for Joe.

Joe Bates throws out the First Pitch at Catholic Family Night on April 15th, 2015.

Joe Bates throws out the First Pitch at Catholic Family Night on April 15th, 2015.

April Fool’s……

This Holy Week, please plan to participate in as many ways as you can.  Click here for Holy Week Schedule 2015.

Coming up after Easter:

April 8: Baby Shower in support of the Sweet Babies Organization, sponsored by our Ladies Auxiliary #903.  Join us from 6:30-8:30pm in the Parish Hall for party games, snacks, and fun.  Bring new or gently-used baby items.  RSVP to Kathy at or Linda at 781-1488.

April 11: Knights of Columbus BBQ at the Shell Station (corner of Manchester and Big Bend) from 10:00am-6:00pm.

April 12: Green Social for Seniors (50+) from 12:00-3:00pm in the Parish Hall.  Join us for lunch, bingo and prizes!

April 18-19: ACA Speaker, Dr. Michael Meehan, will be at both Masses.

April 19: Free Harp Recital in the church at 2:00pm.

April 25: Volunteer to help the Food Pantry sort the Girl Scouts April Showers Collection from 10:00am-3:00pm in the gym. RSVP to Anne at 645-3307 if you are available any time that day.

April 25: Anointing of the Sick at the 4:00pm Mass.

April 26: Celebrate our PSR students’ First Eucharist at the 9:30am Mass.

March 2015

Lent continues here at IC.  Join us for Daily Mass at 8:00am, Stations of the Cross every Friday at 8:30am, Adoration every Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm, Saturday Mass at 4:00pm, and Sunday Mass at 9:30am.

New: Follow us on Twitter at @ICmaplewood

Fish Fry is every Friday during Lent from 4:00-7:00pm in the gym at 7240 Anna Avenue.

All Seniors are welcome to attend the Senior Luncheon being held in the gym on March 9th at 11:30am.  The program is being sponsored by Cooperative Healthcare.  Our own Larry Nations will present stretching exercises that can help you stay healthy and mobile.  To RSVP call 314-644-6805 by March 6th.

There will be a Reconciliation Service on March 15th in the Church at 10:45am.  All are encouraged to attend.

Join us at our Annual Irish Arts Dinner and Performance on March 21st.  Gaelic Mass begins in the Church at 4:00pm with a tour of St. Louis Irish Arts at 5:00pm, Dinner at 5:30pm, and the Performance at 7:00pm.  Tickets are available at both masses or online at

Palm Sunday services are March 28th at 4:00pm and March 29th at 9:30am.

Holy Week Schedule 2015

Other Events Coming Up:
March 14th:
Knights of Columbus BBQ from 10:00am-6:00pm at the Shell Station at the corner of Big Bend and Manchester
March 29th: All bottles for the Baby Bottle Brigade are due back.  Even if you haven’t collected funds, please return your bottle.  Checks can be made out to Ladies Auxiliary #903.  All funds collected will be used to purchase ultrasound equipment to allow women considering abortion to see their unborn child.
March 29th: Free MRH High School Choir Concert in the Church at 3:00pm


February 2015

Welcome to Immaculate Conception Church in Maplewood!

We hope you join us at one of our masses; Monday-Friday at 8:00am, Saturday at 4:00pm, and Sunday at 9:30am.

Coming up in February….

February 14/15 – Mass for Peace and Justice, Saturday at 4:00pm and Sunday at 9:30am

February 18 – Ash Wednesday Masses at 8:00am and 6:00pm

Fish Fry – Starting Ash Wednesday from 4:00-7:00pm and continuing every Friday throughout Lent in our Parish Hall at 7240 Anna Avenue.

Sales for the Annual St. Louis Irish Arts Dinner and Dance begin this weekend at both masses.  Pre-sale prices until February 28th are $10/adult and $8/child and include Gaelic Mass at 4:00pm, Irish Arts Open House at 5:00pm, Dinner at 5:30pm, and Irish Dancing and Music at 7:00pm.  On March 1st ticket prices rise to $15/adult and $10/child.  Call Cori at 314-691-2136 or email at for ticket purchases or more info.  Event tickets and raffle tickets are also available at our Online Giving website at