Holy Hour for vocations
A Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations will be held from 7-8 p.m. Friday, June 2, 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.
Theology on Tap
Young adults are invited to Theology on Tap on Tuesday, June 6, at the Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive in Shrewsbury. Jane Guenther will be speaking on how young adults are being called to be missionaries for the Eucharist, “permanently in a state of mission,” and sharing a formation opportunity for young adults through the Eucharistic Revival in St. Louis. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Beer and seltzers will be available for purchase; bring your own food. This will be the only Theology on Tap sponsored by the Office of Young Adult ministry this summer.
Next Chapter Program
The Next Chapter Program is a six-month program for people who are approaching retirement or who are recently retired. The program assists individuals who are discerning who God is calling them to be and what God is calling them to do in their next chapter of life. The program is grounded in Ignatian spirituality and is sponsored by the Office of Ignatian Spirituality of the Jesuits USA Central & Southern Province. The next cohort will begin in October. An information session will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 5, at Mercy Conference and Retreat Center, 2039 Geyer Road in Frontenac.
To RSVP for the information session, email Tom Auffenberg at
[email protected]. For more information, see
Kenrick-Glennon Days is an overnight summer camp for grade school boys to experience life at the seminary. Over two
days/nights at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, campers join small groups led by seminarians and experience games, prayers and activities that promote openness to a priestly vocation. A camp for rising sixth- and seventh-graders will take place June 12-14, and a camp for rising eighth- and ninth-graders will take place June 15-17. For more information or to register, visit www.stlvocations.org/kgd.
A course on iconography will be offered June 19-23 at St. Louis Priory School’s Art Studio. Master iconographer Father Alex Echeandia Loro, OSB, will lead the course, which is open to anyone ages 16 and older, of all abilities. Father Loro apprenticed in Guatapé, Colombia, studied under Aidan Hart at the Prince of Wales’ School of Traditional Art and completed his training at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. The course is $650 and includes seven hours of instruction each day, personal coaching, materials (sourced from the United Kingdom, Romania and South America), lunch and refreshments. Each participant will complete their own 8” by 11” icon. Proceeds will go to Father Loro’s monastic community in Peru, which depends on course revenue to cover its living expenses. To learn more about Father Loro, visit
www.domalexicons.org. For additional information or to register, call (314) 434-3690, ext. 139.
Pro-Life Women’s Conference
The eighth annual Pro-Life Women’s Conference will take place June 23-25 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles. The conference is focused on educating, affirming, empowering and activating women to build a culture of life within their own communities and beyond through speakers, breakout sessions and opportunities for networking and fellowship. Topics include abortion pill reversal, sex trafficking, the meaning of sexual freedom, how to change minds in a post-Roe America and a panel of former abortion workers. For more information and registration, visit www.prolifewomen.com.