Second Collection for Hurricane Irma victims

Cardinal DiNardo, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has asked dioceses to hold a special second collection next weekend, September 30—October 1, to respond to the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma: “I am aware that this call comes on the heels of the emergency collection for Hurricane Harvey. That storm, which hit Texas and Louisiana and held on for days before moving inland, caused catastrophic damage…Keep Reading

St. Padre Pio comes to the Archdiocese of St. Louis

Come and venerate the official relics of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, during this first US tour to celebrate the 130th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s birth and the 15th anniversary of his canonization. When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Assumption Parish; 4725 Mattis Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63128 At 7 p.m., a Mass will be celebrated in honor of St. Padre Pio by the…Keep Reading

Job Opening: Receptionist/Secretary

The St. Thomas More Newman Center has an upcoming opening for a full-time receptionist/secretary. We are looking for someone with experience as an executive assistant, administrative assistant, or receptionist with computer skills including proficiency in Google Calendar and Microsoft Office, as well as strong organizational skills. Send your resume to Fr. Rich at rlitzop@comonewman.org by Monday, October 23 to apply.

Second Collection for Hurricane Harvey victims

There will be a second collection next weekend, September 9-10, to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Funds collected will support the humanitarian and recovery efforts of Catholic Charities and will provide pastoral and rebuilding support to impacted dioceses. If donations are made by check, please make your check out to the Newman Center with “Hurricane Relief” in the memo line.

Addressing the Sin of Racism — from the USCCB

The following was prepared by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and is offered as a way to assist Priests and Deacons to address the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia in particular and the sin of racism in general. The below is prepared as a resource for preparation of homilies for Mass or prayer vigils. They seek to keep in mind the readings for the 20th and 21st Sundays…Keep Reading

Fall Pilgrimage at Our Lady of Sorrows Shrine in Starkenburg

The Historic Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows Shrine at Starkenburg will host its annual Fall Pilgrimage on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The special day will begin at 10 a.m. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. The Pilgrims will then carry a statue of Seven Delores, an image that has been at the Shrine since 1895, in a rosary procession through the Shrine grounds, stopping at each of the outdoor…Keep Reading

Women’s Spirituality Discussion

Sr. Karen Freund, O.P. will guide a discussion of “Hearing and Responding to God in Prayer” this fall. To honor busy schedules, participants can gather at Sr. Karen’s home, 1922 W. Broadway, on either Sunday afternoons from 3-4:30 p.m. or Monday mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. on the following dates: August 27/28, September 17/18, October 15/16, and November 12/13. Please buy a copy of Prayer: Our Deepest Longing by Ronald Rolheiser….Keep Reading

Adult Faith Formation Classes for Fall 2017

There will be two Adult Faith Formation Classes offered this fall! 1 — Understanding Vatican II by Dr. Jill Raitt Dr. Jill Raitt, Professor Emerita of Religious Studies at Mizzou, is offering the class “Understanding Vatican II.” Classes will be Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. from September 7 to October 26 in the Disciples Room. Vatican II is the twenty-first ecumenical (world-wide) council of the Catholic Church that took place October 1962 through December…Keep Reading

Job Opening: Director of Youth Ministry

The St. Thomas More Newman Center and Sacred Heart Parishes are seeking a dynamic and faith-filled Director of Youth Ministry.  This individual creates an environment for high school youth which fosters a relationship with God through Jesus Christ and the Church.  The mission of the program is to engage teens in the Sacraments and the teachings of the Church through Catholic community.  The director oversees youth ministry activities at the…Keep Reading

EDGE Summer Service Camp Operation Others

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Summer Service Camp July 20-22, 2017 at the Newman Center WHO: Students from any parish are welcome including rising 6th graders. WHAT: We will have 3 days of service projects to our community with evening programming that will include music, games, prayer and of course–great food! Service will benefit The Food Bank, Ronald McDonald House, Loaves & Fishes, The Bluffs and our local parishes and…Keep Reading

No Noon Mass on Thursday, April 13

Quick reminder that there is NO NOON MASS today! Please join us at 7 p.m. tonight for Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

Walk to Jerusalem — Submit Miles Here!

A Tri-parish Journey of Faith and Fitness “Arise, walk about the land through its length and breadth; for I will give it to you.” Genesis 13:17 Have you always wanted to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem but lacked the time or resources? Do you want to improve your health by being more active? If the answer is yes, then join your fellow parishioners on a virtual walk to Jerusalem! The…Keep Reading