Become Involved

Liturgical Ministries

Eucharistic Ministers --  assist the celebrant in the distribution of Holy Communion at all celebrations of the Eucharist.   If you would like more information please contact Deacon Matt Witte at 314-909-8988 or the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net

Lectors/Readers  --  proclaim the Word of God during Sunday Mass or weekday 8:00am Mass.    If you would like more information please contact Deacon Matt Witte at 314-909-8988 or the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net

Ushers -- pass the collection basket during Mass and sometimes hand out bulletins after Mass.   If interested you can talk to any usher before or after Mass.

Altar Servers --  children of the parish in grades 5 through 8.   Please contact Deacon Matt Witte at 314-909-8988 or the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net if interested.  

Music Ministry -- singing is praying twice!  There are three opportunities to participate in this ministry.  

      9:30am choir --  for all men, women and teens.   Contact Larry Bommarito at 314-821-7929 for more information.

      5:00pm guitar group  -- for all men, women and teen.   Contact Corky Kempf at 314-822-2103 for more information.

      Resurrection choir -- for all men and women to sing for funerals.    If interested, please contact Karen Meldrum at 314-822-2158.

 

Spiritual Life

Eucharistic Adoration is a devotion of the Blessed Sacrament is in church the first Wednesday of the month 8:30am to 11:00pm and all other Wednesdays of month 8:30am to 7:00pm.     This one hour spent in Eucharistic Adoratrion can be the most peaceful and satisfying hour of your entire week.    If you would like to sign up for a particular time please contact the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net

Respect Life Apostolate strives to ensure a culture of life through prayer, education, and public witness.   If you would like more information regarding activities please contact Dette Reh at 314-822-1909.

ACTS Retreat is a three day Catholic retreat with spiritual direction available during the weekend.   Retreats for men and women are given separately.    The retreat facilitates attainment of a new or deeper relationship with the Lord through Adoration, Community, Theology, Service.    Interested in learning more?    Please call the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net

Parish Prayer Line -- for all men and women to pray for the special needs of parish members, particularly for illness and surgery.    If you would like to join, please contact Traci Ragsdale at 314-822-0888.

"Ready the Way of the Lord" Scripture Study -- we read and discuss the three readings for the upcoming Sunday Mass so as to better understand the scriptures when we hear them during Mass.   No advance reading or preparation is required.   Bring your own bible and a pen.   We meet mid-September through May, ending right before Memorial day, on Thursdays from 9:15 to 11am in the parish house meeting room.   If you have questions, please call Maryann Rice at 314-822-7211.

 

Youth

Church Mice (Sunday School for Preschoolers) -- teaches children ages 3 - 6 about Jesus.   We read stories, do crafts, sing songs, and play games.  Weekly lesson plans are provided.    We meet in the school cafeteria on Sundays during the 9:30am Mass, September through May only.    Questions?    Please call Carol Mullenix at 314-835-1655.

 

Parish Outreach

St. Vincent de Paul Society supports people who are in a crisis situation and live within and around Ste. Genevieve du Bois boundaries.    They provide temporary quick fix to individuals and families, such as help with utility bills, rent, etc., to get them through a short-term problem.    Men and women adult volunteers of any age are welcome.    If interested, please contact the parish office at 314-966-3780 or email stegen@sbcglobal.net

St. Vincent Soup Kitchen serves a hot dinner to homeless clients once a month from 4:30 to 6:30pm and help with clean-up.   St. Vincent Parish is located downtown at 1408 S. 10th St. at Park Ave.   Ste. Genevieve du Bois parishioners have been helping out at St. Vincent's Soup Kitchen for over 20 years.    Please contact Susan Smith at 314-965-5532 for more information.  

 

Community

Knights of Columbus shared principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism were handed down by the founder Fr. McGivney and the Order's first leaders.   Meetings are at 7:00pm the second Tuesday of each month.   If you would like more information please contact Ed Crites at 314-821-3682.

Men's Club promotes social and spiritual activities with the parish.   Some activities include decorating the church and parish grounds for Christmas and helping set up for parish events and  hosting Lenten fish frys.   You can contact Joe Gunn at 314-822-8484 or John Simon at 314-909-1191 if  interested.

Welcome Committee welcomes new parishioners with personal contact and a reception held twice a year following the 5:00pm Saturday Mass.    If you would like to join us please contact Susan Smith at 314-965-5532 or Lynn Berry at 314-822-3998.

Athletic Commission manages all athletic programs in the parish for children from kindergarten through high school.   Meetings are held at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of the month.     Please contact Mark Nigh at 314-909-9830 for more information.