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Speaker Jason Evert - for teens and parents

Thursday, 05/26/2022 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Mass at St. Patrick (Armagh) Old Rock Church

Monday, 05/30/2022 at 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Reflect retreat for mid-life singles

Friday, 06/03/2022 at 5:30 PM -
Sunday, 06/05/2022 at 3:30 PM

Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations

Friday, 06/03/2022 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Joyful & Alive Conversation

Tuesday, 06/07/2022 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gabriel's Retreat-A Retreat for those Expecting the Unexpected

Friday, 06/10/2022 at 6:00 PM -
Sunday, 06/12/2022 at 6:00 PM

Catholic Engaged Encounter

Friday, 06/10/2022 at 8:00 PM -
Sunday, 06/12/2022 at 5:00 PM

Archdiocesan news briefs

Cor Jesu seniors achieve perfection

Seniors Caroline Farroll and Madeleine Pasque of Cor Jesu Acedemy each earned the top composite score of 36 on the ACT in testing this month, marking the first time that two Cor Jesu students have achieved the perfect ACT score on the same testing date. Nationally, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earns the top score.

Gifts for children

St.Vincent Home for Children is receiving gifts in December for the holidays from Bentley's Pet Stuff. For every bag of dog or cat food purchased in any of their eight Missouri stores during October and November, Bentley's will purchase and donate an item from St. Vincent holiday wish list. In addition to donating a wish list item each time a bag or cat or dog food is purchased, the company owners, Lisa and Giovanni Senafe, will make the wish list available to customers, inviting them to  bring in an unwrapped item from the list that will be delivered to St. Vincent. For store locations, visit www.petstuff.com.



A "Catholic Teach-In on Migration: Creating a Culture of Encounter" will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at St. Cletus Parish Hall, 2705 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. Invited are people of goodwill with an interest in social justice and who are open to learning from others' experiences and the Church's teaching on the rights of refugees and asylum seekers. Anyone planning to attend is asked to contact Marie Kenyon at (314) 792-7062 or [email protected].

Celebrity waiters

St. Louis community leaders, entrepreneurs, entertainers and philanthropists will serve a gourmet three-course meal to guests at the Archbishop Robert J. Carlson Department of Special Education's annual "A Celebrity Waiter Event" at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive in Shrewsbury. Archbishop Carlson is the 2017 Distinguished Honoree. Reservations are requested by Oct. 31. Contact Roberta Trost at (314) 913-7623 or [email protected]. The mission of the department is to provide a quality education and more for children with disabilities

Benefit for older adults

SAJE Senior Ministry, an ecumenical outreach for older adults, is hosting a murder mystery theatre luncheon Sunday, Nov. 5, at St. Justin Martyr Parish Center, 11922 Eddie & Park Road in Sunset Hills. Presented in cooperation with Bissell Mansion, the event begins at 1:30 p.m., with lunch served at 2. Cost is $25 per person. SAJE Senior Ministry includes St. Thomas/Holy Spirit Lutheran, Advent Episcopal, St. Justin Martyr and St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Its purpose is to build community for older adults and keep them healthy and independent in their homes. To register, call (314) 822-4736.

Facing high school pressures

Parent Network of Catholic Schools will host a free presentation entitled "High School Pressures – How to De-stress Our Kids" Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at Visitation Academy. The parent network was developed to help parents with the challenges of raising Catholic teens in today's world. The group offers programs to inform and educate parents about current social issues and pressures kids face during their adolescent years. All are invited to the upcoming free presentation. Stuart Slavin and Joann Elliott will speak about the social, scholastic, sports and college pressures that teens face. They will provide ideas for parents to help their kids manage stress. Visit www.parentnetworkstl.org or contact Cindy Reznikov at [email protected] or (314) 265-4315.

Spiritual healing

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson will preside at a prayer service for spiritual healing for survivors of physical, sexual or emotional abuse at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Sts. Teresa and Bridget Church, 2401 Grand Blvd. in north St. Louis. Family members and friends of abuse survivors are also encouraged to attend, as well as those who are involved in helping abused people, who work to prevent abuse and who want to pray for healing and reconciliation. For information, contact Carol Brescia, assistance coordinator, archdiocesan Office of Child & Youth Protection, at [email protected] or (314) 378-3627.

Vitae Foundation dinner

Speaker John O'Leary will be the keynote at Vitae Foundation's 25th anniversary celebration dinner Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the St. Charles Convention Center. O'Leary will share his story of surviving severe burns from a home explosion during his childhood. The dinner and program will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $50 per person ($25 is tax deductible). Proceeds will help Vitae Foundation's digital marketing efforts to help women facing unplanned pregnancies. To register or for more information, visit www.vitaefoundation.org.

Spirituality for the Second Half of Life

Il Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center will host a presentation by Sister Carla Mae Streeter, OP, entitled "Spirituality for the Second half of Life." There will be two presentations: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-noon (ends with lunch), cost: $25; and Sunday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch is included, cost:$30. For more information and to register, call (636) 274-0554; email [email protected].

St. Louis Day of Discernment

The Daughters of Charity will host the "Saint Louis Day of Discernment" on Saturday, Nov. 18. Single Catholic women, ages 18-40, are invited to set aside time for a day filled with prayer, sharing and growth and to reflect on their journeys while with others discerning the call to religious life. For registration, contact Sister Kathy McGuire, D.C. at [email protected] or (518) 258-2250, or, visit called2.be/STLDODNov17

'Convent Camino' shows religious life

Single women ages 18 - 40 will have a chance to discover and explore religious life on the St. Louis 'Convent Camino' on Friday, Dec. 8, to Saturday, Dec. 9. Three communities of Catholic sisters will open their houses and convents for the Camino, starting with the Religious Sisters of Mercy at the Mercy Center — 2039 N. Geyer Road in Frontenac. After an overnight stay there, the Camino will visit the Ursuline Sisters in Kirkwood and the Daughters of Our Mother of Peace in High Ridge. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Daughters of Charity also are participating. Transportation and meals will be provided. The cost is $25, with scholarships available. To register or for questions, contact Sister Priscilla Moreno, RSM at [email protected] or (314) 703-1933. For information, visit www.stlouisreview.com/jBl 

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