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Random Acts of Kindness

Did you know today, Random Acts of Kindness Day generated from  the phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” The phrase inspired a 1993 book to be written about true stories of acts of kindness. Since its publishing, many people around the world have been inspired to participate in random acts of kindness. [...]

February Chapters Newsletter

Click here to view the February edition of our Chapters Newsletter. 

Finding Strength During the Process of Grief

There are times during our process of grief that we may feel and think that we just don’t have what it takes to get through one more day…. however, somehow, we do. We find the strength somewhere deep within ourselves to “soldier on.” It could be getting up and getting showered and dressed that is [...]

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group

The Center for Hope & Healing alongside Baue Funeral Homes has developed a complimentary 6-week group designed to meet the needs of those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of an infant under one year of age. On Wednesdays from 6:00pm - 7:30pm beginning January 24, the Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group will beet [...]

St. Charles Memorial Gardens Clean-Up Schedule

St. Charles Memorial Gardens encourages the use of oral tributes. The beauty and continuity of the cemetery depend on the cooperative efforts of all families who have loved ones entrusted in our care. Therefore, we ask that you adhere to some equitable standards in regard to decorations. THE FOLLOWING ARE SPECIFIC RULES COVERING REQUIREMENTS & [...]

Center for Hope & Healing Welcomes a New Counslor

Jessica Vogler MS, MAC, PLPC Trauma Therapist 314-328-4702 License number:2015043971 Supervisor: Sonya Paramore LPC 2007022552 The Center for Hope and Healing recently welcomed Jessica Volger with the intention of meeting the current need to serve children in the area.  Jessica has experience working with children in a school-based setting, through intensive outpatient treatment, and in private practice.  She [...]

Teddy Talks: New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! With the start of 2018, there are many thoughts in my mind - most of which are about the new year. What do I want to add to my life? Change? Enhance? Make better? For me, 2017 was a big year! I met with many families who needed my help. As a [...]

Baue Awarded O’Fallon Business of the Year

John Baue Devaney, Fourth-Generation Vice President of Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory, and Cemetery accepted the O’Fallon Business of the Year Award on Friday, January 5, 2018, from O’Fallon Mayor, Bill Hennessy and the City Council of the City of O’Fallon, Missouri.   The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce & Industries awarded Baue for their service for [...]

January Chapters Newsletter

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December Chapters Newsletter

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Silver & Gold Holiday Luncheon!

We had a great time with the Silver & Gold Club at our Holiday Luncheon! Together, we celebrated the season with LIVE entertainment from The Scott Laytham and Karl "Trickee" Holmes Duo and catering from The Christy Banquet Center. Our luncheon was sponsored by Villages of St. Peters. To join us at our next Silver [...]

Helping others as they navigate through their grief.

This past week I was helping a young man who was beside himself with grief. He had lost a best friend and was grieving deeply his sudden and traumatic loss. Amazingly what had prompted his call was not because he was having difficulty with his own grief but rather OTHERS were having trouble with his grief. [...]