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Be a Culture of Life

     Where has the time gone? We are already well into the month of October. I suppose the old saying, "Time flies when your having fun," applies greatly here. While our students have been very busy with school, sports, Confirmation Prep or CCD, family, friends, homework, etc., I too have been very busy. I pray that the students are having as much fun as I have been, although maybe a bit stressful at times. 
     In October, we celebrate many great saints (St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Faustina, Pope St. John XXIII, St. Teresa of Jesus, St. Ignatius, St. Luke, Pope St. John Paul II, and more) as well as honor Mary as the Month of the Holy Rosary and continue to fight for the basic human right of life. 
     While all of the saints listed above were awesome in their own right, lets remember those saints who did not have the chance to be a witness or example of God to each of us. Those who have lost their lives before they were even born. I invite you to pray an extra rosary this month, especially on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, asking for Mary's intercession that our society becomes a Culture of Life and protects all human life from conception until natural death. 

Saint of the Month

Pope St. John Paul II

Feast Day: October 22

Vocation Prayer

Loving and Generous God,
it is You who call us by name
and ask us to follow You.
Help us to grow in the Love
and Service of our Church
as we experience it today.
Give us the energy and courage
of Your Spirit
to shape its future
Grant us faith-filled leaders
who will embrace Christ’s Mission
of love and justice.
Bless St. Malachy’s
by raising up dedicated and generous leaders
from our families and friends
who will serve Your people as Sisters,
Priests, Brothers, Deacons, and Lay Ministers.
Inspire us to know You better
and open our hearts
to hear Your call.
We ask this through our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Interview: Getting to know Kimberly Souba

Middle School Youth Ministry Happenings

We will be using the REMIND app to text out messages and announcements. To join, please send the following text message: @78thy to the number 81010. Or you can click here to go to the website in order to register. 


I am really looking forward to our weekly youth ministry activities. Each week will be something different. We will be having a lesson on something relevant to what is going on in the church or world, adoration, social, and service outreach to the community. 

We will meet on Thursdays from 6:30-8 PM.

The 2022 Dates:

Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Nov. 3
Nov. 10
Nov. 17
Dec. 1
Dec. 8
Dec. 15
Dec. 17 - Advent Caroling & Happy Birthday Jesus Party


Under Construction - Coming Soon


Director Kimberly Souba
(309) 944-5393 Ext. 110