Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Archbishop Mitchell T. Rozanski and representatives from other St. Louis Christian communities will join together for a prayer service in observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity from 7-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at St. John Bosco Church, 12934 Marine Ave. in Creve Coeur. The prayer service will allow participants to pray together for Christ’s unity among us. The event is organized by the archdiocesan Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. The theme of this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is “Do good; seek justice” from Isaiah 1:17. To learn more about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, visit www.usccb.org/committees/ecumenical-interreligious-affairs.
Holy Hour for vocations
A Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations will be held from 7-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Monastery of St. Clare (Poor Clare Nuns), 200 Marycrest Drive in south St. Louis County. The monastery is located off the 6000 block of Telegraph Road.
The intersection of faith and science
A discussion on the relationship between faith and science will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. Cletus Parish, 2705 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. Shawn Mueller, director of religious education at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in New Melle, will lead a conversation on the intersection of faith and science and show that faith is not simply a non-rational “blind leap.” The presentation will follow an 8 a.m. Mass and Rosary at St. Cletus. The event is sponsored by the parish’s Legion of Mary.
World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life
The World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life is Thursday, Feb. 2, and will be celebrated in parishes the weekend of Feb. 4-5. All are invited, especially all consecrated religious, to Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. The archdiocesan Office of Consecrated Life reminds the faithful to pray for all those who have made commitments to the consecrated life. To learn more about the World Day for Consecrated Life, visit stlreview.com/3HdS89P
Discern with the SSNDs
The North American Vocation Team of the School Sisters of Notre Dame invites single women ages 18-45 to a discernment retreat Feb. 17-20 at their Sancta Maria in Ripa campus in St. Louis. The weekend will include time for personal and communal reflection. Sessions will provide an opportunity to learn through conversation, contemplation, prayer and spiritual guidance how to recognize God’s invitations in your life. There is no cost for participation in the retreat; all meals are included. Registration is requested by Feb. 1. More information and registration is available at ssnd.org/events/retreat23/; or contact [email protected] or
Trevisano Teddy Bear Christmas
During the holiday season, 70 volunteers gave their time to collect donations for St. Patrick Center at Teddy Bear Christmas Land, the holiday lights display at the home of the Trevisano family in Crestwood. The Trevisanos raised more than $12,000 for St. Patrick Center. The funds will directly impact the lives of people experiencing homelessness in the community.
Mass for Racial Unity
Archbishop Mitchell T. Rozanski will celebrate a Mass for Racial Unity at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 at St. Catherine Laboure Church, 9740 Sappington Road. The Mass will feature music by the choirs of St. Catherine Laboure and St. Augustine. The Mass will be live-streamed at sclparish.org.