VIDEO INTERVIEW: Addressing Clergy Abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Louis



Press Conference held after Archbishop Robert J. Carlson invited the Attorney General to conduct a review of the archdiocese's policies and procedures for the protection of youth and vulnerable adults.




Archbishop Robert J. Carlson's homily from the Mass of Reparation on September 7, 2018.



June 2019 Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

The 2018 Annual Report is now available on the USCCB;'s website. Below is the direct link to the pdf version.

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Seminary Formation Reform

Read the full article from our own Father James Mason, rector of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary highlighting the "positive developments that have taken place in American seminaries over the past twenty-five years."

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Resources

USCCB Child and Youth Protection

USCCB Fall Meeting

USCCB Dallas Charter


Healing Prayer Services and Masses

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson presides at annual prayer services for spiritual healing for survivors of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. Family members and friends of abuse survivors are also encouraged to attend, as well as those involved in helping abused people, working to prevent abuse, and desiring to pray for healing and reconciliation. For information, call the Office of Child and Youth Protection at 314.792.7704.

Catholic Renewal Center Healing Masses

These healing Masses include the Sacrament Anointing of the Sick and a healing prayer after the Mass.  Prayer of the Rosary takes place before the Mass. This Mass is for all those who are in need of the healing power of Jesus. All are welcome.

  • Every FIRST Monday of the month - 7pm at St. Alban Roe, Wildwood, MO. There are Prayer Teams available after Mass. Confessions are also available after Mass. The Mass will not be held when major holidays fall on the first Monday of the month.
  • Every FIRST Saturday of the month, 10am at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish (5020 Rhodes Ave. St. Louis 63109).


Video Commentary

Bishop Robert Barron and Fr. Mike Schmitz comment on the abuse crisis in the Church and how the faithful can respond to help the Church heal.

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