Upcoming Events
  • Certificate in Spiritual Direction 09/30/2020

    Certificate in Spiritual Direction - Are you called to accompany others on their faith journey to a deeper intimacy with Christ? Christian Spiritual direction is a ministry of holy listening. It is here that the spiritual director helps the directee to recognize the true center of their lives, the core of their very being where the Holy Spirit dwells. The Spiritual Direction school will consist of 30 weeks of classes and six months of supervised practicum. Classes are held at the Cardinal Rigali Center and begin Tuesday evenings January 2021 and continue through the end of August. Applications are due September 30, 2020. Find more information and the application at https://www.archstl.org/catholic-renewal-center/certificate-in-spiritual-direction

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  • Life Chain 10/04/2020

    Join us in holding signs and prayerfully witnessing to life.

    Gather in the St. Catherine parking lot. Please stand on only one side of Lindbergh, the side along SCL’s campus. And please stand 30 feet apart so that motorists have time to read our signs. Last year we had good attendance. Let’s do it again, witnessing the Gospel of Life to South County! Sponsored by Life Ministry and Knights of Columbus

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  • ITEST Fall webinar 10/10/2020

    ITEST Fall Webinar

    Do you want to be Genetically Engineered?

    All are invited to attend a webinar, Do you want to be Genetically Engineered? on Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (central time). Fr. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, will open the webinar with his presentation "An Introduction to the Science and Ethics of Human Genetic Engineering.” Richard Doerflinger will then present "Human Gene Editing and Human Dignity,” and Tim Hunt will present “Gene Editing Clinical Progress and Regulatory Framework.” Each speaker’s presentation will be followed by Q&A.

    Registration is open at https://faithscience.org/genetic-engineering.

    Webinar fee is only $10.00. (ITEST Members and consecrated religious will be admitted at no charge.)

    Questions? Send an email to Sheila Roth at [email protected].

    Sponsored by the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST), WCAT Radio, En Route Books and Media, Society of Catholic Scientists, Office of Consecrated Life - St. Louis Archdiocese, Department of Medical Humanities School of Medicine at Creighton University, St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association


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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 [email protected] or 314-792-7555.


Location

St. Charles Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plz
St. Charles, MO 63303
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Upcoming Events
  • Certificate in Spiritual Direction 09/30/2020

    Certificate in Spiritual Direction - Are you called to accompany others on their faith journey to a deeper intimacy with Christ? Christian Spiritual direction is a ministry of holy listening. It is here that the spiritual director helps the directee to recognize the true center of their lives, the core of their very being where the Holy Spirit dwells. The Spiritual Direction school will consist of 30 weeks of classes and six months of supervised practicum. Classes are held at the Cardinal Rigali Center and begin Tuesday evenings January 2021 and continue through the end of August. Applications are due September 30, 2020. Find more information and the application at https://www.archstl.org/catholic-renewal-center/certificate-in-spiritual-direction

    Learn More
  • Life Chain 10/04/2020

    Join us in holding signs and prayerfully witnessing to life.

    Gather in the St. Catherine parking lot. Please stand on only one side of Lindbergh, the side along SCL’s campus. And please stand 30 feet apart so that motorists have time to read our signs. Last year we had good attendance. Let’s do it again, witnessing the Gospel of Life to South County! Sponsored by Life Ministry and Knights of Columbus

    Learn More
  • ITEST Fall webinar 10/10/2020

    ITEST Fall Webinar

    Do you want to be Genetically Engineered?

    All are invited to attend a webinar, Do you want to be Genetically Engineered? on Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (central time). Fr. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, will open the webinar with his presentation "An Introduction to the Science and Ethics of Human Genetic Engineering.” Richard Doerflinger will then present "Human Gene Editing and Human Dignity,” and Tim Hunt will present “Gene Editing Clinical Progress and Regulatory Framework.” Each speaker’s presentation will be followed by Q&A.

    Registration is open at https://faithscience.org/genetic-engineering.

    Webinar fee is only $10.00. (ITEST Members and consecrated religious will be admitted at no charge.)

    Questions? Send an email to Sheila Roth at [email protected].

    Sponsored by the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST), WCAT Radio, En Route Books and Media, Society of Catholic Scientists, Office of Consecrated Life - St. Louis Archdiocese, Department of Medical Humanities School of Medicine at Creighton University, St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association


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