Reverend Monsignor Mark S. Rivituso, J.C.L.


Vicar General
Archdiocese of St. Louis
20 Archbishop May Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314.792.7421

Monsignor Mark S. Rivituso has served the Archdiocese of St. Louis as Vicar General since 2011. Monsignor Rivituso holds bachelor’s, master’s, and licentiate degrees.

Vicar General’s Ministry Team:

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  • Baptized October 8, 1961 at St. Wenceslaus Parish, St. Louis, MO
  • Ordained January 16, 1988 at The Cathedral of St. Louis by Archbishop John L. May
  • Conferred Papal Honor May 9, 2005 as Honorary Prelate of His Holiness


  • Licentiate and Master's degrees in Canon Law, St. Paul University, Ottawa, Canada 
  • Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, MO
  • Cardinal Glennon College, St. Louis, MO
  • St. Mary's High School, St. Louis, MO 

Administrative Experience

  • Vicar General, Archdiocese of St. Louis, Aug. 2011-Present
  • Judicial Vicar of the Tribunal of Second Instance, Archdiocese of St. Louis, July 2005-Aug. 2011
  • Associate Master of Ceremonies to Archbishop, Archdiocese of St. Louis, Jan. 1997-Jan. 2008
  • On staff at Metropolitan Tribunal, Archdiocese of St. Louis, June 1996-Sept. 2004 
  • On staff at Metropolitan Tribunal, Archdiocese of St. Louis, Feb. 1993-1994

Pastoral Experience

  • In residence at Annuciation Parish, Webster Groves, Mo, June 2013-present
  • Pastor of Curé of Ars Parish, Shrewsbury, MO, Jan. 2008-May 2013
  • In residence at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2004-Jan. 2008
  • Part-time associate pastor of St. Jerome Parish, Bissell Hills, MO, June 1996-Aug. 2004
  • Part-time associate pastor and temporary administrator of St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, St. Louis, MO, Feb. 1993-1994
  • Part-time associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Dardenne Prairie, MO June 1990-Feb. 1993
  • Associate pastor of St. Ambrose Parish, St. Louis, MO, Feb. 4 1988-June 20 1990

Teaching Experience

  • St. Dominic High School, O'Fallon, MO, June 1990-Feb. 1993