ARCHDIOCESAN ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL (ACA):
The Archdiocesan Annual Catholic Appeal is a yearly drive to raise fund in support of Archdiocesan programs with special emphasis on helping the poor and needy.
Chairperson: Dawn Burger
BLOOD DONOR PROGRAM:
Twice annually parishioners donate blood. The drive is held on parish grounds.
Contact: Julie Concagh
FELICE CUORES PARTY TIME
A party for adults, 18 and older, with mental handicaps or developmental disabilities. The parties are from 7pm to 10pm in the dining hall ususally on the second Saturday of each month from September thru May. A $5 entry fee includes DJ, soda, snacks and door prizes. The parties are chaperoned by the Knights of Columbus and the Ladies' Auxiliaries. There is no charge for parents or caregivers who choose to stay.
Contact: Bill Lukas
FOOD PANTRY, St. Vincent de Paul:
The collection of food in conjunction with the St. Vincent De Paul Society for the needy in our parish. The food and other household necessities are collected and placed in the food pantry room in the Bride's/Usher's Room in Church and distributed.
Contact: Molly Callahan
An organization of volunteers who provie a lunch after the funeral service for the bereaved families of our parish.
Contact: Sallie Roche, Jean Karins or Yvonne Morrison
The loss of a job and the search proces is a time filled with with many emotions. It is a lonely process, unless we invite God into the process, allow Him to take on our burdens, and ultimately not only find a new job opportunity, but more importantly, achieve a closer relationship with God. This is what "Job Search" ministry is all about, reaching out to the unemployed to provide job search techniques, spiritual support and growth in faith.
Contact: Pat Wells
This committee coordinates various social justice ministries within the parish.
Contact: Sue Broom or Sheila Trani
The Special Needs Committee welcomes families of special needs individuals by introducing them to current families with special needs members and also assists in providing religious education that is developmentally appropriate to their family members's need.
Contact: Mary Jinkerson
ST. PATRICK CENTER OUTRACH:
Casseroles and salads are taken on the fourth Monday of each month to St. Patrick's Shelter to feed the homeless.
Contact: Betty Conley
STS. PETER & PAUL SANDWICH MAKING:
Members of sandwich-making teams purchase ingredients, assemble sandwiches and deliver the goods to the homeless shelter located in the Soulard area of downtown St. Louis. Teams can pick monthly, bi-monthly or ocasional schedules to follow.
Contact: Kathy Suhre
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY:
Aids families, living in our parish boundaries, in need of emergency financial help or counseling. Distributes food to the poor that is donated to our Food Pantry. This committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7pm in the Assisi House.
Contact: Jim Swieca