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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.


Parish Breakfast - St. Francis Borgia (Washington, MO)

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | April 23 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 7:30 - 11:00 am in the Grade School Cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes bacon, bone-in-ham, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $6. Children under 6 will eat free. A Family of 4 or more is $18. Benefits the St. Francis Borgia Parish. For more information, please contact the parish office at 636-239-6701.


5th Friday, Chicken and Fish Dinner

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | April 23 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Chicken & Fish Dinner on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Grade School Cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes chicken, catfish and cod fillet, mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, macaroni & cheese, Aholt german potato salad, slaw, green beans, dessert & drinks Adults are $11 Children (6-11yrs) $5 Children under 6 will eat free Benefits the St. Francis Borgia Parish. For more information, please contact the parish office at 636-239-6701.


Open Wide Our Hearts Tools for Implementing the Pastoral Letter on Racism

Other | April 15 2019

On May 2nd, the Archdiocese of St. Louis will host Danielle Brown, the Associate Director of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism. She will speak about the bishops' recently released pastoral, “Open Wide Our Hearts.” A panel of representatives from four parishes will discuss how they have tried to implement the pastoral letter. The last time the bishops of the USCCB spoke on racism was 40 years ago in the pastoral “Brothers and Sisters to Us.” This event will be an opportunity for the faithful of the archdiocese to gather to learn and discern how our local Church can respond to the sin of racism present in our lives today. For further information, please contact Marie Kenyon, at 314.792.7062, or mariekenyon@archstl.org.


2020 Mission Trip to Bolivia

Other | April 08 2019

The Mission Office is excited to announce the 2020 Mission Immersion Trip to our Latin America Apostolate in La Paz, Bolivia! There are 22 spots available for adults 18 years or older. Register online at www.archstl.org/mission-trip!


Pro-Life Movie, “Fatal Flaws”

Other | April 04 2019

To address assisted suicide, the Respect Life Committee at St. Peter Parish (Kirkwood) is showing the pro-life film, "Fatal Flaws" on Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m. For event details, contact Lisa at 314-795-1933. The trailer of this film was presented to the Archdiocese of St. Louis Respect Life Parish Coordinator Network at our January meeting. After the trailer was shown, national pro-life speaker and registered nurse Nancy Valko spoke to the growing threat of assisted suicide in the U.S. and worldwide. • View the trailer online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ev8jTyIiJ3Q • Learn more about the film: https://nancyvalko.com/2018/06/20/fatal-flaws-a-must-see-film/ • Access USCCB resources: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/assisted-suicide/to-live-each-day/index.cfm


"Unplanned" Pro Life Movie

Other | April 04 2019

This is the second weekend “Unplanned” will be showing in area theaters. This powerful pro-life film depicts the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director turned national pro-life advocate and author. • For local theatres and show times: www.unplannedtickets.com • For unplanned pregnancy resources: https://www.archstl.org/Portals/0/Documents/Respect_Life_Apostolate/RLA_Options_Brochure_FINALPDF.pdf • For help after abortion: call Project Rachel/Project Joseph St. Louis at 314.792.7565 • For other information: 314-792-7555, prolife@archstl.org and www.STLRespectLife.org


Fasching Sonntag (Festival Sunday) Dinner

Our Lady of the Holy Cross (St. Louis) | March 29 2019

RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 28, 2019 11:30 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. HAM, SAUSAGE & MEATLOAF DINNERS with all the fixings; i.e., fresh sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, beets, corn, bread and dessert. Adults - $10.00, Children age 5-12 - $5.00 and Children under 5 eat free. Pre-Order our delicious sausage for $3.00/lb. (cooked or frozen) by calling the rectory, 314-381-0323. Pre-order deadline is Friday, March 1. There will be GREAT conversation, raffles, a lottery tree and pull tabs. Questions call the rectory, 314-381-0323. SEE YOU ON THE 3rd.


St. Francis Borgia Easter Bake Sale and Bazaar

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | March 22 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish in Washington, MO is having their Easter Bake Sale and Bazaar featuring homemade cinnamon and dinner rolls, coffee, juice and milk ($1/drink or pastry item) colored eggs stand, quilt and fancy work stands, cemetery flowers stand, and baked goods stand. This event will take place in the St. Francis Borgia Grade School Cafeteria on 2nd and Cedar Street, in Washington Missouri. To order your easter eggs call Joyce Kelly at 636 239 5541 or Diane Koirtyohann at 636 239 7035.


Pro-Life Movie, "Unplanned"

Other | March 22 2019

“Unplanned”, the pro-life film depicting the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director turned national pro-life advocate and author, will be released nationwide (March 29). For more information, please call 314.792.7565 (Project Rachel/Project Joseph) or 314.792.7555 (Respect Life main number). Please also visit for more information, STLRespectLife.org, or e-mail prolife@archstl.org.


St. Francis Borgia Parish: Church Anniversary: 150th Speaker Series

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | March 19 2019

RESCHEDULED, PLEASE NOTE: Patty Schneier, "Unlock the Treasure" has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the church of St. Francis Borgia. St. Francis Borgia Parish in Washington, MO is presenting the 150th Speaker Series on the following dates below. For more information about our Speaker Series schedule and Anniversary programs, visit our parish website at BorgiaParish.org. You can also reach us at 636.239.6701. Kathy Hertlein "A Guided Tour of Our Church- History and Artwork Significance Explained" Sunday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m. St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church/ Dr. Shawn McCauley Welch "Mother Teresa, our Sister in Christ" on Sunday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m. St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church/ Brian Miller "Set the World on Fire" on Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church


Immaculate Conception (Dardenne Prairie) Events

Immaculate Conception (Dardenne Prairie) | March 18 2019

Immaculate Conception, Dardenne Catholic Church presents Jamie Thietten Catechetical Artistry...Music and Spoken Word featured on EWTN, Guadalupe Network. On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 8:45 a.m to 2:00 p.m. - Women's Lenten Day of Reflection "Journeying in Grace" featuring an inspirational message from Fr. Rubie from 8:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Also a free Lenten Concert titled, "Beauty and Hope in Suffering" on Thursday, March 28th 7:00 p.m. in the church.


One Classroom Foundation Trivia Night! May 4, 2019

Our Lady of the Pillar (St. Louis) | March 07 2019

Join us for a night of fun for a good cause! One Classroom Foundation is hosting their 2nd Annual "Trivia Night" on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Doors open at 6:00 PM, trivia starts at 7:00 PM. The event will be held in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Gymnasium at 4092 Blow Street, St. Louis, MO 63116. Thank you for supporting inclusive Catholic education for children with special needs. Get ready for some fun! To register, please email: info@one-classroom.com


#standwithsisters

Other | March 05 2019

Will you #standwithsisters? During March, in honor of National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8-14), 14 congregations of St. Louis Catholic Sisters are promoting a campaign celebrating the ways women religious and their supporters stand up for social justice issues in our community, such as immigration, poverty, human trafficking, racism, homelessness and more. How can you stand with the sisters? Visit standwithsisters.org for our stories and follow #standwithsisters on social media.


One Classroom Trivia Night! May 4, 2019!

Mary, Queen of Peace (Webster Groves) | March 04 2019

One Classroom Trivia Night! Saturday, May 4, 2019 Doors open at 6:00 PM, Starts at 7:00 PM Cost Per table of 8, $200.00 or $25.00 per person. Location: Immaculate Heart of Mary Gymnasium, 4092 Blow Street, St. Louis, MO 63116 Benefiting the One Classroom Foundation. Supporting the inclusion of children with special needs in our Catholic schools. Email you reservation to: info@one-classroom.com


St. Francis Borgia Parish Fish Fry

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | March 01 2019

Join St. Francis Borgia Parish for their fifth day fish fry on March 29th from 4-7 p.m. in the St. Francis Borgia School Cafeteria. A menu that includes catfish and cod fillet, mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, german potato salad, slaw, green beans, dessert and drinks. Adults: $11, Children (6-11 years): $5, Under 6: free. Please use 3rd street entrance for drive up carry outs. Desserts can be dropped off at cafeteria after 2:00 p.m.Friday!