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Archdiocesan news briefs

School names president

Jim Welby is the new president of St. Dominic High School in O'Fallon, effective July 1. Welby has been St. Dominic's athletic director since 2012 and has 17 years of experience in Catholic education, including 13 as an administrator. He follows Cathy Fetter as the school's second lay president; Fetter will retire June 30 as president emeritus. Before St. Dominic, Welby was a teacher, athletics director and advancement director at his alma mater, Bishop DuBourg High School. Catholic education is a tradition for Welby's family. Welby's wife, Jamie, has been a Catholic educator for 19 years and will begin teaching at Assumption School in O'Fallon this fall. Their daughter, Caitlin, will be a sophomore at St. Dominic and their son, Kelly James, will enter seventh grade at Assumption. The family lives in Dardenne Prairie. Founded in 1962, St. Dominic is the largest co-ed, Catholic high school in the St. Louis area.

UPCOMING EVENTS

'Who Does He Say You Are'

The Daughters of St. Paul will study "Who Does He Say You Are" by Colleen Mitchell in "WINE, Women in the New Evangelization" and their summer book club, "Read Between the Wine's," starting Wednesday, June 21 and running through Aug. 9 at Pauline Book's and Media, 9804 Watson Road in Crestwood. The one-hour sessions go from 1-2 p.m. each Wednesday. For information, call (314) 965-3512.

Ignatian Spirituality and retirement

An information night about The Next Chapter, a new six-month program for soon-to-be retirees or recent retirees, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, in the Loyola Room at Jesuit Hall across Lindell Boulevard from the St. Louis University campus. Sponsored by SLU's Office of Mission and Identity, The Next Chapter will guide and assist people discerning God's call for the next chapters of their lives. The info night is free; the program fee of $500 covers class materials, presenter fees and more. The program registration deadline is Friday, July 15. To register for an information night or for more information, email Tom Auffenberg at [email protected].

'Glory Hallelujah' concert

Veterans will be the focus of a patriotic concert by soprano Christine Westhoff at 7 p.m. Friday, June 30, in the St. Vincent de Paul Chapel at Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive in Shrewsbury. The concert is in association with the Knights of Columbus, St. Louis Assembly 565 Fourth Degree and follows the release of Westhoff's CD, "Glory Hallelujah," a selection of patriotic hymns and songs, together with organist Timothy Allen. Admission to the concert is free with all donations going to the VA Medical Center at Jefferson Barracks. Westhoff, a leading soprano artist in the field of sacred music, has performed throughout the country as well as in Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Her two previous CDs have been sold worldwide and broadcast in several countries. "As we celebrate the birthday of our country it seems very fitting that we should honor" veterans, Westhoff stated. For more information, visit www.christinewesthoff.com.

'The Spirit of Saint Louis' art show

Good Shepherd Gallery in Ferguson will feature the artwork of Natalie Rupp in the month of July. "The Spirit of Saint Louis" exhibit will focus on local landmarks, church architecture, religious subjects and more. "Residents of St. Louis and beyond are invited to experience the glory of God as found in every aspect of Creation, as they are immersed in a world that is intellectual, cultural, and spiritual," stated Rupp, an artist at the Foundry in St. Charles. The show's opening reception will be Saturday, July 1 from 4-6 p.m.; the show runs through Saturday, July 29. The gallery, at 252 S. Florissant, is open Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 2-8 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is open by appointment-only on Tuesday and closed on Sunday and Monday. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. For more information, call (314) 522-1155.

Hearts of Mary retreat

The Marianist Retreat and Conference center in Eureka is hosting a "Hearts of Mary Retreat" July 29-30 for girls ages 7 through 14 and an accompanying mother, grandmother, aunt or godmother. Participants will explore how to apply the love and virtues of Mary to modern-day life. The overnight retreat will include talks for adults and children, games, music, crafts, eucharistic adoration, confessions and Mass. Arrival is 1 p.m. Saturday, with departure at 4 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $75 per adult and $25 per child. Dinner, breakfast and lunch are included. For information or to register, call (636) 938-5390 or visit www.mretreat.org.

Chef challenge

Feed My People will hold its Fourth Annual National Hunger Awareness Day Chef Food Pantry Challenge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Orlando's Events & Banquets, 4300 Hoffmeister Ave. in south St. Louis County. The event will feature six chefs preparing food made with the same ingredients the agency's clients receive from the food pantry. Attendees will be the judge with the winning chef being named "Feed My People 2017 Chef of the Year!" Tables of 10 people are available for $350 and individual tickets are $35. Visit www.feed-my-people.org for information and reservations, or call (314) 631-4900. Feed My People serves the poor and hungry through food pantries, low-cost thrift stores and more than 25 additional support programs.

'Fiddler'

The Fr. Scheid Players will present "Fiddler on the Roof" at Incarnate Word Academy, 2788 Normandy Ave. in Bel-Nor, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The cast of more than 100 performers will feature six priests of the archdiocese and talented grade school, teenage and adult actors from 40 parishes in the archdiocese. Advanced tickets are $12 for reserved seating, and tickets at the door are $15. All proceeds support the ministries of the Catholic Youth Apostolate. To purchase tickets, call (314) 846-1060 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit www.archstl.org/catholicyouth. 

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