Rural Parish Clinic receives grant
The Rural Parish Clinic has received a $25,000 oral health grant from Delta Dental of Missouri. The grant will assist in expanding the clinic’s ability to provide free dental care through its mobile dental unit to individuals who are uninsured and living in poverty in rural areas. Read a Review article about the Rural Parish Clinic here: stlreview.com/3ZON9Ea
Delta Dental of Missouri recently awarded $730,931 in oral health grants to 22 organizations in support of oral health initiatives and educational programming in Missouri and in South Carolina, where it also does business. Earlier in 2022, Delta Dental also awarded $481,327 in grants to 16 organizations for a combined total of more than $1.2 million in oral health grants for 2022.
“Many of our neighbors throughout the state face challenges in getting dental care,” said Rob Goren, president and chief executive officer at Delta Dental of Missouri. “By donating to a variety of organizations that align with our mission to improve oral health, we’re able to help thousands of children and adults get vital dental treatment and services to enhance their overall health and quality of life.”
Richard and Mary Broome of the St. Louis Division of the World Apostolate of Fatima and parishioners at St. Joseph Church in Bonne Terre host a Rosary every evening on the phone at 6:30 p.m. To join, call in after 6:15 p.m. at (727) 731-5659. All are invited to share prayer petitions, which are announced after the recitation of the Rosary. The Broomes also are founders of the Shrine to Our Lady of the Rosary in Bonne Terre. Read a Review article about the shrine here:
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 comitments to the consecrated life. To learn more about the World Day for Consecrated Life, visit
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 Rd. The Mass will feature music by the choirs of St. Catherine Laboure and St. Augustine. The Mass will be live-streamed at sclparish.org.
Sacred music concert
St. Anselm Parish in Creve Coeur will host a sacred music concert in honor of the feast of the Presentation of the Lord at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Saint Louis Abbey Church, 500 S. Mason Road. The Vox Fidentium Ensemble, a group of St. Louis singers, will perform compositions by two composers of the Spanish Golden Age, Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Lobo. Admission is free.
World Marriage Day
Auxiliary Bishop Mark S. Rivituso will celebrate a Mass for World Marriage Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. A reception will follow in Boland Hall. Married couples are invited to attend and celebrate the gift of marriage. World Marriage Day honors the husband and wife as the foundation of the family, the basic unit of society. It emphasizes the faithfulness, sacrifice and joy of daily married life. World Marriage Day started in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1981 and was later adopted by Worldwide Marriage Encounter, who now sponsors the event on Feb. 12.
Jason Evert coming to St. Louis
Catholic chastity speaker Jason Evert will present a family-based event featuring two talks, “Purified” and “Gender & The Theology of Your Body,” Sunday, March 12, at St. Joseph Parish in Manchester. The talks are open to parents, teens and all adults to learn about God’s plan for love and to consider the meaning of sex, gender and the human body. There also will be time for prayer and adoration, and confessions will be available. Free resources will be distributed to attendees on discovering how their bodies as men and women reveal their identity and calling and to live a life of purity. To learn more about the event and a detailed schedule, or to register, visit chastity.com/purified.