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Historical Tours of St. Vincent DePaul Parish

Other | July 15 2019

St. Vincent DePaul Parish will be hosting historical tours of our 175 year-old Church, led by a docent, throughout the day on Saturday, Aug 10th. Doors open at 9:00a with a special presentation at 9:30a. Tours will be given between the hours of 10:00a – 2:30p. On Sunday, Aug 11th we will have special guests joining us from years past at the 9:00a & 11:00a Masses, with coffee, donuts and fellowship to follow both Masses. St. Vincent DePaul Parish – 1408 South 10th Street, St. Louis, MO 63104.


Archdiocese of Belleville: St. Augustine Catholic Church Picnic

Other | July 15 2019

On Saturday, August 17, 2019 St. Augustine Catholic Church is holding their annual kirchenfest (picnic). Located in Hecker, Illinois 15 miles south of Belleville on Route 159 at the Hecker Community Center Grounds and Building, 2 blocks east of the church. There will be an old fashioned fried chicken and pork sausage dinners - buffet style with homemade German Potato Salad, desserts, and drinks. There will also be a Competitive & Fun Run/Walk and Half-Mile Youth Run/Walk ONLINE ONLY REGISTRATION. tikitrot@yahoo.com. For more information on this event please contact 618 473 2217. CONTACT INFO ON DAY OF PICNIC ONLY If you have questions about the weather affecting any of the activities, call John 618/971-7591 or Denny 618/920-9082


Convivium Dinner Auction

Other | July 11 2019

At Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, men grow in priestly identity as they prepare to lay down their lives in service and humility to God and His Church. The Convivium Dinner Auction is our way of responding to this generosity with generosity. The event will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Visit kenrick.edu/convivium or email convivium@kenrick.edu to learn about ways you can be involved, including sponsorship and advertising opportunities, item donations, and attendance.


Jean Vanier Memorial Service

Other | July 10 2019

Please join L’Arche, the Community of Faith & Light, and St. Francis Xavier College Church for a service celebrating the life and legacy of Jean Vanier. Tuesday, July 16 at 7pm at St. Francis Xavier College Church, 3628 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108. For questions contact 314-405-8025.


Jubilee Mass with Archbishop Carlson

Other | July 09 2019

Are you celebrating 25, 50, or over 50 years of marriage this year? Join us in celebration at the Annual Silver and Gold Wedding Jubilee Mass on Sunday September 22, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Couples who register before 8/24 will receive a certificate of congratulations, and their names and wedding date will be printed in the Mass Program. Register online: archstl.org/jubilee.


St. Patrick Center seeks food pantry items

Other | July 05 2019

St. Patrick Center seeks your help with stocking the agency's food pantry for people in our community experiencing homelessness. The following items are requested: boxed dinners such as Hamburger or Tuna Helper; Ramen noodles; Spaghetti-O’s; Pop Tarts; and pancake mix plus syrup. Parishioners may drop off donated items Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm at St. Patrick Center's donation center dock at the back of the building. Thank you!


St. Louis Rosary Run

Other | July 04 2019

The 3rd Annual St. Louis Rosary Run (formerly King to Queen Rosary Run) will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at St. Mary of Victories Church in downtown St. Louis, MO. There will be a timed 5K run/walk for serious athletes as well as the “St. Stephan’s Mercy Mile” fun run/walk especially suited to families with children and others who want to join in the celebration! After the race there will be a Marian Procession and the opportunity to venerate a relic of Our Lady’s Veil; an award’s ceremony, vendor booths and time for fellowship. Register now at www.stlrosaryrun.com Join in this unique celebration of “Devotion in Motion” For more information go to www.stlrosaryrun.com or our Facebook page.


St. Louis Rosary Run

St. Mary of Victories Chapel (St. Louis) | July 04 2019

The 3rd Annual St. Louis Rosary Run (formerly King to Queen Rosary Run) will take place Saturday, October 12, 2019 at St. Mary of Victories Church in downtown St. Louis, MO. There will be a timed 5K run/walk for serious athletes as well as the “St. Stephan’s Mercy Mile” fun run/walk especially suited to families with children and others who want to join in the celebration! After the race there will be a Marian Procession and the opportunity to venerate a relic of Our Lady’s Veil; an award’s ceremony, vendor booths and time for fellowship. Register now at www.stlrosaryrun.com Join in this unique celebration of “Devotion in Motion” For more information go to www.stlrosaryrun.com or our Facebook page.


Our Lady Queen of Peace 60 Years of Catholic Education Celebration

Our Lady, Queen of Peace (House Springs) | July 02 2019

Our Lady Queen of Peace 60 Years of Catholic Education Celebration 1959 - 2019 Saturday, August 17th 2:00pm till dark Outdoor Mass at 5:00pm Music after mass. Catch up with old friends and former classmates. Share your memories. Bring old yearbooks and other memorabilia – send photos to OLQP School Facebook page (include year) or email to address below! Food will be provided. Event open to everyone!!!! Bring your lawn chairs and coolers. Trophy will be awarded to the class with the highest percentage of attendance. For more information, to order t-shirts, or to send any photos for a slide show, contact the OLQP Parish Office at 636-671-3062 or e-mail School60anniversary@yahoo.com


Project Joseph Meeting

Other | July 02 2019

Date: 7:00 PM | 08/05/2019 This is the monthly meeting of Project Joseph St. Louis, a support group for any man negatively impacted by abortion. Contact craymjr@sbcglobal.net or 314-792-7565 for more information about the group and the location. To learn more about Project Joseph, go to: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care/project-joseph.


Project Rachel Meeting

Other | July 02 2019

Date: 7:00 PM | 07/25/2019 This is the monthly meeting of "In His Name," a support group for any woman wounded by an abortion experience. Contact Marisolpfaff@gmail.com or 314-792-7565 for more information about the group and location. To learn more about the Project Rachel program, go to: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care/project-rachel.


Helpers Mass and Rosary

Other | July 02 2019

Date: 8:00 AM | 07/20/2019 Join the Respect Life Apostolate for the monthly pro-life Mass to celebrate life and pray for the building up of the Culture of Life in the greater St. Louis Area! The Mass starts at 8 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis followed by the Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary Procession and Benediction. Thank you to Fr. David Hogan, pastor of Incarnate Word, for being our celebrant and leading the rosary walk. For more information, contact the RLA at prolifestl@arch.org or at 314-792-7555. You can also visit online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support.


Pro-Life Movie “Fatal Flaws”

Other | July 02 2019

Date: 7:00 PM | 07/16/2019 To address assisted suicide, a showing of the pro-life film, "Fatal Flaws," will be held on Tuesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. at the St. Louis Priory Theater. To learn more about the film, co-sponsored by the St. Anselm Respect Life Committee and the Respect Life Apostolate, visit http://www.stanselmstl.org or call 314-878-2120. Admission is free and the St. Louis Priory Theater is located at 500 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63141.


Biking for Babies “Celebration of Life” Event

Other | July 02 2019

Date: 4:00 PM | 07/13/2019 Come cheer on dozens of young adult biking missionaries as they end their national pro-life journey here in St. Louis! The celebration starts at 4 p.m. at Tower Grove Park and features a catered picnic, live music, pro-life speakers, games, raffles and more. The Respect Life Apostolate is a proud co-sponsor for the fourth consecutive year! To purchase tickets, go to https://www.bikingforbabies.com/celebration-of-life/ or email kelsey.kuske@bikingforbabies.com.


Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent Holy Hour, Mass and Lunch

Other | July 02 2019

Every second and fourth Friday Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent hosts Eucharistic Adoration (10 a.m.), a pro-life Mass (11 a.m.), and lunch. To register your parish or pro-life group (four or more), email kellybrown@archstl.org or click on the link below, then scroll down to “Second & Fourth Friday Mass & Adoration”: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support/our-lady-of-guadalupe-convent. Up to three individuals are welcome at any Mass even if another group is already signed up. Individuals should just call the convent directly before coming at 314-449-6812.


Jean Vanier Memorial Service

Immaculate Conception (Maplewood) | July 01 2019

Please join L’Arche, the Community of Faith & Light, and St. Francis Xavier College Church for a service celebrating the life and legacy of Jean Vanier. Tuesday, July 16 at 7pm at St. Francis Xavier College Church, 3628 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108. For questions contact 314-405-8025.


Fr. Scheid Players Presents Once Upon A Mattress

Other | June 24 2019

Come see the Fr. Scheid Players’ performance of the musical Once Upon A Mattress at Nerinx Hall High School Heagney Theatre on July 19th at 7:30 pm. And two matinee performances on July 20th and July 21st at 2 pm. The cast features three priests from the Archdiocese of St. Louis and more than 70 youth and adults from 35 parishes. All proceeds help to support the ministries of the Catholic Youth Apostolate. For tickets and ad program information visit www.archstl.org/catholic-youth-apostolate.


Calling all Scientists as Well as All Those Interested in Science!

St. Cletus (St. Charles) | June 21 2019

Science is a marvelous endeavor. In grade schools, kids naturally enjoy the sense of wonder and adventure. But then many at middle school and high school levels abandon their faith thinking there is this conflict with science. St. Cletus Parish will host an evening to explore the interplay between science and faith on Monday, July 15, 7:00 PM, in the St. Cletus Parish Hall at 2705 Zumbehl Rd, St Charles, MO. There will be a panel of three scientist-parishioners, Dr. Mike Conoyer, physical therapist Chuck McDonnell, and microbiologist Jennifer Balsarotti, who will tell about their fields, what their faith means to them in light of their science, and address common questions. Everyone is welcome.


“Grow an Engaged Church” Workshop facilitated by Fr. Rich Bockskopf

Other | June 17 2019

RSVP Today for the “Grow an Engaged Church” Workshop facilitated by Fr. Rich Bockskopf. Join us June 8m at Cardinal Rigali Center from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fr. Bockskopf will summarize the book “Growing an Engaged Church” by Albert Winseman. Identify nine elements of spiritual commitment, learn how to measure Congregational Engagement, and understand how a local parish adapted this knowledge. RSVP today at: archstl.org/engagedchurch. This event is free.


Annual Pastoral Council and Parish Leadership Workshop!

Other | June 17 2019

Annual Pastoral Council and Parish Leadership Workshop! Saturday August 24, 2019 at Cardinal Rigali Center. Registration is on the backside of the flyer. The cost is $15.00 per person and includes lunch. Fr. Rich Bockskopf will be facilitating again this year as you discuss the foundations of good parish leaders. Please mail registration and payment to: Office of Marriage and Family Life Attn: Alyssa Bergman 20 Archbishop May Dr. St. Louis, MO 63119. Registration is required by August 16th.


2020 Mission Trip to La Paz

Other | June 14 2019

To register or to learn more about our 2020 Mission Trip to our Latin America Apostolate in La Paz, Bolivia, visit http://www.archstl.org/mission-trip or call the Mission Office at 314-792-7655. There are 22 spots available for adults 18 years or older. Cost is $2450, which includes airfare, hotel lodging and food. Personalized payment options are available by request. January 3rd: Depart St. Louis in the evening January 4th: Arrive in La Paz, Bolivia early Saturday morning- acclimate to the city elevation of about 12,000 ft January 5th: Mass and tour the city of La Paz January 6th-10th: Rotate working between the Latin America Apostolate parish of Maria Reina and the Pan y Amor orphanage of Hogar Carlos de Villegas January 11th: Return to St. Louis* *This is a tentative schedule and is subject to some variation.


Pancake Breakfast

Our Lady of the Holy Cross (St. Louis) | June 12 2019

Our Lady of the Holy Cross (St. Louis) invites you to their pancake breakfast with breakfast items that include pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $6.00 a plate. The location of the breakfast is Our Lady of the Holy Cross in the Parish Center. 1022 Baden Avenue, 314-381-0323.


Biking for Babies: Celebration of Life 2019

Other | June 07 2019

Let's celebrate the end of the 2019 National Ride and support our life-affirming Pregnancy Resource Centers! This event is FEATURING MUSIC, FOOD, SPEAKERS, AND GIVEAWAYS Join us! on July 13th, 2019 at 4 PM Tower Grove Park – STONE SHELTER 4256 Magnolia Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110. Tickets can be purchased online from our website at bikingforbabies.com under Events.


Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent Holy Hour, Mass and Lunch

Other | May 15 2019

Every second and fourth Friday Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent hosts Eucharistic Adoration (10 a.m.), a pro-life Mass (11 a.m.), and lunch. To register your parish or pro-life group (four or more), email mpfaff@archstl.org or click on the link below, then scroll down to “Second & Fourth Friday Mass & Adoration”: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support/our-lady-of-guadalupe-convent Up to three individuals are welcome at any Mass even if another group is already signed up. Individuals should just call the convent directly before coming at 314-449-8612.


Naming and Commendation Rite

Other | May 15 2019

St. Simon the Apostle is hosting a Naming & Commendation Rite on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. The parish is located at 11011 Mueller Rd., St. Louis, MO 63123-6997. To RSVP or for more information, contact Robin at 314-892-0294. Jointly developed by the Archdiocesan Office of Worship and the RLA, Naming & Commendation is designed to meet the needs of parents whose child(ren) died before birth because of miscarriage, accident, or abortion. To learn more, please email denisedepelheuer@archstl.org or go online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care


Helpers Mass, Saturday, May 18th @ 8 a.m.

Other | May 15 2019

Join the Respect Life Apostolate for the monthly pro-life Mass to celebrate life and pray for the building up of the Culture of Life in the greater St. Louis Area! The Mass starts at 8 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. Thank you to RLA Priest Moderator Msgr. Greg Schmidt, St. Peter Parish (Kirkwood), for being our celebrant. PLEASE NOTE: Because of Confirmation at the Cathedral the same morning, Benediction and the Rosary procession will NOT be held. Thank you for your understanding and prayers for the Confirmation candidates. For more information, contact the RLA at prolifestl@archstl.org, 314-792-7555 or online at: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support


Annual Breast Cancer Healing Mass

Other | May 14 2019

On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. St. Mary Magdalen - Brentwood Fr. Jack Siefert will serve as the celebrant for the Annual Breast Cancer Healing Mass.


Singing the Mission

Other | May 13 2019

Need a summer activity? In anticipation of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019, children of the archdiocese (K-8) are invited to participate in the Missionary Childhood Association international competition "Singing the Mission!" Each (arch)diocese, after choosing the winning song at their local level shall send the audio and video files of the song to their National Office of the Pontifical Mission Societies of their country.The National Office of each country shall choose the winning song at the national level and send it to the international Missionary Childhood Office at the Vatican to be recorded. Please send the audio and video files by Wednesday, August 1st, 2019 via Dropbox to kimbecvar@archstl.org. Good luck to our young missionaries! More information can be found here: bit.ly/2J8wxTo


Annual Pastoral Council and Parish Leadership Workshop!

Other | May 13 2019

Annual Pastoral Council and Parish Leadership Workshop! Saturday August 24, 2019 at Cardinal Rigali Center. Registration is on the backside of the flyer. The cost is $15.00 per person and includes lunch. Fr. Rich Bockskopf will be facilitating again this year as you discuss the foundations of good parish leaders. Please mail registration and payment to: Office of Marriage and Family Life Attn: Alyssa Bergman 20 Archbishop May Dr. St. Louis, MO 63119. Registration is required by August 16th.


“Grow an Engaged Church” Workshop facilitated by Fr. Rich Bockskopf

Other | May 13 2019

RSVP Today for the “Grow an Engaged Church” Workshop facilitated by Fr. Rich Bockskopf. Join us June 8m at Cardinal Rigali Center from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fr. Bockskopf will summarize the book “Growing an Engaged Church” by Albert Winseman. Identify nine elements of spiritual commitment, learn how to measure Congregational Engagement, and understand how a local parish adapted this knowledge. RSVP today at: archstl.org/engagedchurch. This event is free.