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Advent Calendar and Prayers

Do you less than a minute in your day to devote some time in prayer this Advent?

 If so, chech out the Archdiocese of St. Louis ADVENT CALENDAR!

It provides you with a great focus for your daily prayer and it is  free and easy, just click!


Fortnight for Freedom Mass makes note of critical need for religious freedom

by Jennifer Brinker |

(This story can be also found on the St. Louis Review website

On the eve of Independence Day, Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis put aside their holiday planning to pray for the protection of the thing the Fourth of July celebrates — freedom. Read more »


New Beginnings at the OYM

The Office of Youth Ministry (OYM) would like to announce that Rosanne Twellman, Coordinator of Events, will retire in September of 2013 after 15 years of service to the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Read more »


Generation Life: A Success?


Last month 1600 teens, chaperones and young adults from the Archdiocese of St. Louis attended Generation Life, a pilgrimage to Washington, DC to participate in the annual March for Life.  Travels were safe and relatively incident free.  The evening programs were met with rave reviews.  The weather, during the March and the touring day, was great for January in DC.  We were even able to join the half-million plus person March smoothly and without incident, keeping our entire group intact.  But the success of the trip is yet to be determined. Read more »


Join Us in Praying for the Unborn

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Whether you are joining us on our Generation Life Pilgrimage to March for Life or not, we welcome and encourage you to join us in praying for the Unborn.

Click here and join the prayer movement:



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Coming January 23rd, over 1,800 Pro-Life 8th graders, High Schoolers, Young Adults, and Chaperones will be traveling to Washington D.C. to witness, pray, and march for LIFE and the end to abortion.  Even though the past 40 years of legalized abortion can bring sorrow and frustration, the Youth of this Generation brings Hope and Joy!  Since the Roe vs. Wade decision back in 1973, there has never been a more Pro-Life Generation amoung the youth than 2012.  Read more »