Upcoming Events
  • Card Party 12/10/2019

    CARD PARTY

    Bring your friends on Tuesday December 10 and play cards, dominoes or whatever you like. It is only $5 to get in and you get attendance prizes, coffee, cake and tea. Quilt Raffle. Hot dogs are .50 and soda is .75. It starts at 10:30 and is handicap accessible. Our Lady of the Presentation, 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114. 314-427-0486x201

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  • Naming & Commendation Rite 12/15/2019

    Sunday, December 15 Comfort in a miscarriage, stillbirth, or after an abortion


    Developed by the Archdiocese of St. Louis, the prayer service is designed to meet the needs of families whose child died before birth, for any reason - whether recently or years ago. All are welcome. Naming & Commendation will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 15 at St. Monica Parish in Creve Coeur, with an opportunity to name the child, bring peaceful closure to great loss, and allow each family to unite with our merciful God.


    To RSVP or for more information about the event, please contact Diann Bomkamp at dbomkamp@sbcglobal.net or 314-432-7719. To learn about Naming & Commendation or to schedule the rite at your parish, email prolife@archstl.org or visit online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care

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  • Together at Christmas 12/15/2019

    Together at Christmas - St. Louis Metro Singers and guest orchestra, under the direction of Shawn Portell, sing a wide variety of Christmas sacred, gospel and seasonal pops. Sunday, December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1919 S. 7th St, St. Louis, 63104. Freewill Offering.

    The St Louis Metro Singers celebrated its 32nd anniversary in January 2019. Since its beginning, the Chorus has entertained audiences at a variety of functions and locations, including annual seasonal concerts at Southwest Baptist Church, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, and in Columbia, Illinois, for the Dorothy Weinel Eppinger Foundation. The St. Louis Metro Singers' annual Christmas concert at Southwest Baptist Church is recorded by KMOX radio and aired on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and its annual spring/summer fundraising concert has played to capacity audiences. The Chorus has also performed with the St. Louis Symphony and the Compton Heights Concert Band.

    The St. Louis Metro Singers traces its musical tradition, in part, to The Cosmopolitan Singers, which started in the 1950s by Dr. Helen Louise Graves. That group was dissolved in 1986 upon the death of Dr. Graves and was succeeded by the St. Louis Metro Singers.

    The St. Louis Metro Singers currently has a membership of about 80 quality voices from St. Louis City and County, Metro East, and neighboring communities. Its members represent varied ages and diverse backgrounds, but all have a common desire - to share their love of music with people throughout the St. Louis metropolitan and surrounding areas.


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  • St. Joseph Luncheon Speaker Series 12/18/2019

    St.Joseph's Luncheon Speaker Series

    All men and women are invited for lunch and a talk on the third Wednesday of every month immediately following the Noon Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Clayton, 106 N. Meramec. Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105. The next meeting will be on December 18th. The speaker will be Father Jason Schumer, Vice-Rector for Cardinal Glennon College and Assistant Professor of Sacramental and Liturgical Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. Father Schumer will speak immediately after Mass, from 12:30 until 1 p.m. in the Church basement.

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  • Fiat Women's Group 12/19/2019



    All women are invited to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary (5200 Glennon Drive, 63119) on the third Thursday of each month for prayer and a talk. The next meeting will be on December 19th. The speaker will be Father Jason Schumer, Vice-Rector for Cardinal Glennon College and Assistant Professor of Sacramental and Liturgical Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. The Rosary will be prayed at 8 a.m., and Father Schumer will speak from 8:15 a.m. until 9 a.m. Coffee will be offered afterwards in the Fireside Lounge until 9:30a.m. For more information or to watch videos from past Fiat talks,see:
    www.kenrick.edu/fiat.

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43rd Annual Respect Life Convention

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The 43rd Annual Respect Life Apostolate Convention will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center on Sunday, October 13. Keynote speaker Abby Johnson, a national pro-life advocate and author, will share her powerful story of conversion, healing and hope.

Abby, a convert to both the Catholic faith and the pro-life movement, was featured in the 2019 film Unplanned. She is also the founder of And Then There Were None (ATTWN), a ministry that has helped over 500 clinic workers leave the abortion industry and that number continues to rise. In addition, Abby is the author two books, Unplanned and The Walls are Talking.

The day begins with 9:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Mark Rivituso followed by the Keynote Luncheon/Awards Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Two rounds of inspiring workshops – starting at 2 p.m. – feature local, state, and national pro-life leaders, including:

 Mind. Body. Soul. Three Things Catholics Need to Know about NFP (Tiffany Hoeckelman, Archdiocese of St. Louis)

 After Unplanned: What's Next? Consistent and Compassionate Pro-life Messaging (Brandy Meeks, ATTWN)

 Pro-Life Success in the States: Winning Strategies in Missouri and the Rest of the Nation (Michael J. New Ph.D., Catholic University of America/Charlotte Lozier Institute and Deacon Samuel Lee, Campaign Life Missouri)

 Pro-Life Bioethics (David A. Prentice Ph.D., Charlotte Lozier Institute)

o Session 1: Overview of Current Challenges to Pro-Life Bioethics

o Session 2: Stem Cells: Science, Ethics and Saving Lives Now

 Emotional Virtue for a Drama-Free Life (Sarah Swafford, Emotional Virtue Ministries)

 Screen Addiction: Why You Can’t Put Down That Phone (Sr. Marysia Weber RSM DO MA, Archdiocese of St. Louis)

Cost for the keynote presentation and luncheon is $50 per seat, $500 per table of 10, and $25 for students, seminarians, and religious in formation. Online pre-registration for the keynote luncheon is required on or by October 1 at https://prolifestl.regfox.com/2019-respect-life-convention

For questions or online registration help, please contact the RLA at prolife@archstl.org or 314-792-7555.


Location

St. Charles Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plz
St. Charles, MO 63303
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Upcoming Events
  • Card Party 12/10/2019

    CARD PARTY

    Bring your friends on Tuesday December 10 and play cards, dominoes or whatever you like. It is only $5 to get in and you get attendance prizes, coffee, cake and tea. Quilt Raffle. Hot dogs are .50 and soda is .75. It starts at 10:30 and is handicap accessible. Our Lady of the Presentation, 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114. 314-427-0486x201

    Learn More
  • Naming & Commendation Rite 12/15/2019

    Sunday, December 15 Comfort in a miscarriage, stillbirth, or after an abortion


    Developed by the Archdiocese of St. Louis, the prayer service is designed to meet the needs of families whose child died before birth, for any reason - whether recently or years ago. All are welcome. Naming & Commendation will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 15 at St. Monica Parish in Creve Coeur, with an opportunity to name the child, bring peaceful closure to great loss, and allow each family to unite with our merciful God.


    To RSVP or for more information about the event, please contact Diann Bomkamp at dbomkamp@sbcglobal.net or 314-432-7719. To learn about Naming & Commendation or to schedule the rite at your parish, email prolife@archstl.org or visit online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care

    Learn More
  • Together at Christmas 12/15/2019

    Together at Christmas - St. Louis Metro Singers and guest orchestra, under the direction of Shawn Portell, sing a wide variety of Christmas sacred, gospel and seasonal pops. Sunday, December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1919 S. 7th St, St. Louis, 63104. Freewill Offering.

    The St Louis Metro Singers celebrated its 32nd anniversary in January 2019. Since its beginning, the Chorus has entertained audiences at a variety of functions and locations, including annual seasonal concerts at Southwest Baptist Church, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, and in Columbia, Illinois, for the Dorothy Weinel Eppinger Foundation. The St. Louis Metro Singers' annual Christmas concert at Southwest Baptist Church is recorded by KMOX radio and aired on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and its annual spring/summer fundraising concert has played to capacity audiences. The Chorus has also performed with the St. Louis Symphony and the Compton Heights Concert Band.

    The St. Louis Metro Singers traces its musical tradition, in part, to The Cosmopolitan Singers, which started in the 1950s by Dr. Helen Louise Graves. That group was dissolved in 1986 upon the death of Dr. Graves and was succeeded by the St. Louis Metro Singers.

    The St. Louis Metro Singers currently has a membership of about 80 quality voices from St. Louis City and County, Metro East, and neighboring communities. Its members represent varied ages and diverse backgrounds, but all have a common desire - to share their love of music with people throughout the St. Louis metropolitan and surrounding areas.


    Learn More
  • St. Joseph Luncheon Speaker Series 12/18/2019

    St.Joseph's Luncheon Speaker Series

    All men and women are invited for lunch and a talk on the third Wednesday of every month immediately following the Noon Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Clayton, 106 N. Meramec. Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105. The next meeting will be on December 18th. The speaker will be Father Jason Schumer, Vice-Rector for Cardinal Glennon College and Assistant Professor of Sacramental and Liturgical Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. Father Schumer will speak immediately after Mass, from 12:30 until 1 p.m. in the Church basement.

    Learn More
  • Fiat Women's Group 12/19/2019



    All women are invited to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary (5200 Glennon Drive, 63119) on the third Thursday of each month for prayer and a talk. The next meeting will be on December 19th. The speaker will be Father Jason Schumer, Vice-Rector for Cardinal Glennon College and Assistant Professor of Sacramental and Liturgical Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. The Rosary will be prayed at 8 a.m., and Father Schumer will speak from 8:15 a.m. until 9 a.m. Coffee will be offered afterwards in the Fireside Lounge until 9:30a.m. For more information or to watch videos from past Fiat talks,see:
    www.kenrick.edu/fiat.

    Learn More