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St. Ambrose Parish on the Hill in St. Louis will present the traditional St. Joseph Altar on Sunday, March 18, 2018.  The celebration begins with Mass in Italian in St. Ambrose Church at 11:00 a.m.  After Mass, around noon, there will be a short procession to the school building where two altars, piled high with baked goods and Italian specialties, will be set up, one in the café and one in the gym.

About 12:30 p.m., the altars will be blessed, and the buffet lines, featuring food from restaurants on the Hill, will be open.  There will be breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, and other items for sale for the duration of the event, until around 3:30 p.m.
There is no admission charge to attend, but a thoughtful donation is requested for the buffet line.  All money collected during the event will go to St. Ambrose Tuition Assistance Program to help school families in need.

Don’t miss this wonderful, traditional Italian celebration in honor of St. Joseph.  Viva San Giuseppe!

Schedule of Events

The St. Joseph Altar at St. Ambrose Parish, March 18, 2018

11:00 a.m.   Mass in Italian in St. Ambrose Church

12:00 p.m. (after Mass)   Procession to the school cafeteria

12:30 p.m.   Blessing of the Altars, and opening of Buffet Line

12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Items on both altars will be available for purchase.

There will be breads, baked goods, Italian specialties and other items.

Please note: While admission to the altars is free, a thoughtful donation is requested for the buffet.

We ask that you be as generous as possible.  All proceeds go to St. Ambrose School children.