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Small Groups

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Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council helps with pastoral planning; developing pastoral programs; and, improving pastoral services. The pastor presides over the Parish Pastoral Council and is responsible for the final approval of Council recommendations concerning pastoral planning, programs, and services for the parish, as well as for their implementation. The Pastoral Council meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. 
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Finance Council

The Finance Council assists the Pastor in fulfilling the long-term pastoral plan and advise the Pastor on significant expenditures before making a purchase or lease commitment. The Council also assists in developing a program for the care and maintenance of all parish facilities. The Finance Council meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m..

Knights of Columbus Council 988

All Catholic men are encouraged to join the Knights of Columbus.   For more information about Murphysboro Council #988 contact Grand Knight Jeff Ripperda at or call the Knights of Columbus Hall at 618-687-3258.

The Knights of Columbus meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Club Room of the Knights of Columbus Hall.

The Knights of Columbus also have First Sunday of the Month Chicken Dinners and Third Friday of the Month Fish Fry.


St. Andrew Quilters

St. Andrew Quilters meet Mondays in the lower level of the Parish House from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Everyone is invited to join.

St. Andrew School Board

St. Andrew School Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Annex.

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St. Andrew's Altar Society

St. Andrew Altar Society meets the 2nd Tuesday of March / April / May / September / October / November / December. Refreshments are served at 5:45 p.m. The rosary is recited at 6:00 p.m. with the meeting following. Meetings are held in the Knights of Columbus Hall.

St. Ann's Women's Sodality

The St. Ann Sodality meets in the St. Ann Parish Hall on the 2nd Monday of each month in the St. Ann Hall except for the months of June / July / October

Son's of Joseph

Men meet at 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays in the Club Room of the Knights of Columbus Hall to learn about the Catholic Catechism.
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