Christian Formation & Education

Pastoral Council Liaisons:  Joe Murphy

Note: contact information for individuals listed may be found in the parish directory or by calling the parish office at 314-837-3410.



The ACTS weekend inspires, encourages, challenges and so much more. It is put on by lay people, for lay people and with support from our parish priests. Through this weekend you will get to know people in the parish who are searching for the same things you are.  Learn more... 



Assists the young people of the parish in the promotion of organized athletics with the goal of teaching good sportsmanship, respect for the rules, authority, and self-discipline among participants. Coach teams in baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, track and soccer. Have fundraisers to provide uniforms and pay for the use of playing fields.  Parents can register their child, sign up to coach, and set up an account at:  Inquiries about a specific sport should be directed to the Coordinator of that sport.  If you have difficulty contacting that coordinator, please contact the President.     Meetings - 3rd Monday of the month in the Parish School Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m.

        President - Tony Manker

        Vice President - OPEN POSITION

        Secretary - OPEN POSITION

        Treasurer - Tim Holschen

        North County CYC District Rep - Greg Wilkinson

Sport Contacts:

        OPEN POSITION – Boys/Girls Basketball

        Lisa Weber – CYC 3rd-8th Baseball/Softball

         – Training League PreK-2nd Baseball/Softball 

         – CYC 3rd-8th Soccer 

         – Training League PreK-2nd Soccer

         – Training League/CYC Volleyball 

        Walt Anger – All grades Track

        Greg Wilkinson –All grades Golf



Scouting helps young children reach their potential and development into caring, competent adults, under the supervision of adult volunteers. The scout program is for boys in the parish starting in the 1st grade. The aims of the program are Citizenship, Character and Physical and Mental fitness.

        Meetings - determined by each group.

        Contacts - Terry Morris - SRPD Boy Scout Troop #713

        Kim Nugen -  Cub Scout Pack #797



Join us to pray the rosary, chaplet and study St. Faustina’s, diary (a diary which Jesus ordered her to keep).  Meetings -Monthly on the 2nd and 4th Fridays in Parish Meeting Room #1  Contact - Millie McNary 



Develop Christian values in young women and girls. Provide opportunities for them to build confidence, esteem, character, and career focus.   Meetings - determined by each troop.

        Contact - Jacquie Winston 



We seek to be united to Jesus in our daily work, and through our vocations, in order to obtain graces for the conversion of sinners. Jesus promises not only peace to those who serve as His Apostles but also that He will pursue the complete conversion of their loved ones. Requirements of Lay Apostles include one hour of Eucharistic Adoration weekly, Monthly Confession and participation in a monthly prayer meeting where the rosary is recited. Group meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., whichever time best fits your schedule.   Contact - Paul Horn 



The Legion of Mary is an organization of men and women whose purpose includes meetings of prayer.  New members are always welcome.

        Meetings held every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00am in Room #1

        Contact – Sue Eckhoff 



Men gather in the Adoration Chapel to pray the rosary and recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy every Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Immediately following, men gather in Room 1 of the parish hall for sharing of the Word. Available to all men of the parish over 18 years old. No officers, no fund-raisers, no committees, no permanent members. Just come and join us as little or as often as you wish. We would love to have you join us!

        Meetings - weekly

        Contact - Phil Kiefer



Pray at home when contacted by phone or E-mail for requested needs. No Meetings  Contact - Sandra Patten



PSR Grade Levels 1-8. Our combined PSR is for any Catholic students who attend non-parochial schools. We provide an environment of learning about the Catholic faith, develop a sense of community, and encouraging all to do service for others through the example of Jesus. Hosted at Sacred Heart Catholic School.  Contact - Parish Office



The Christian Initiation sessions for 2017-18 have begun.  The group meets weekly at 9:30 a.m. in the Parish Center, Room #1. The classes are open to anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith. Even if you’re a life-long Catholic, you are most welcome to come and participate! The sessions will consist of a variety of topics, as well as Scripture reading and study. For more information, contact Deacon Bill Johnson at (618) 791-8521, or e-mail at



Our school welcomes volunteers from the parish (must have Protecting God’s Children certification) to serve as playground and lunchroom monitors, tutors, etc.  Contact – School Office



Share this outreach to our middle school and high school aged parishioners with neighboring parishes. It offers an opportunity for shared prayer, Christian service, and social interaction in a Catholic setting.     Learn More..

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 Our Mission:  Inspired by St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, our Parish serves God and community with its many ministries by witness of faith, through ongoing faith formation and evangelization of youth, while embracing cultural diversity and social justice. 

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We are a Parish in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis

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