German

Holy Ghost-St. Louis City

Date Opened: 
1879
Date Closed: 
1962

Holy Ghost was formed as a German national church in 1879.  It was located at 4516 North Market. It closed as a parish in 1962. It is currently owned by Richard Burris Ministries.

Address: 
4516 North Market Street
Saint Louis, MO 63121

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Date Opened: 
1874
Date Closed: 
1992

Our Lady of Perpetual Help was founded as a German national church in 1874. The first church, blest in 1875, was later replaced by a new edifice in 1888 at 2011 Linton. A school was begun in 1875 taught by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. In the period of 1971-1983 it was staffed by Sacred Heart Fathers. A fire in 1987 destroyed the church and in 1992 the parish merged with Holy Name and Most Holy Trinity as the Most Holy Trinity location. The Archdiocese currently owns the land (2009).  

Address: 
2011 Linton
Saint Louis, MO 63107

St. Augustine

Date Opened: 
1874
Date Closed: 
1982

St. Augustine Parish (St. Louis), located at 3114 Lismore, was established as a German national parish in 1874. The original church was replaced in 1896. Its school, completed in 1875, was staffed by the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood and later by the Sisters of Christian Charity. The school was merged with St. Liborius School in 1969 and in 1984 the church closed. The property is currently owned by Evergreen Full Gospel Church.

Address: 
3114 Lismore St
St Louis, MO 63107

St. Barbara

Date Opened: 
1893
Date Closed: 
1992

St Barbara, located at Hamilton and Minerva, was a German national church established in 1893. A school, completed in 1895, was staffed by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. A second church building was erected in 1906. In 1995, it became part of the merger of St. Edward, St. Mark, and Notre Dame of Lourdes in the newly established St. Augustine Parish, at the St. Barbara site.

Address: 
Hamilton & Minerva

St. Bernard

Date Opened: 
1874
Date Closed: 
1973

St. Bernard Parish (St. Louis City) was established as a German national parish in 1874. The first church, built at 4019 Gratiot in an area then known as Rock Springs, was replaced in 1898 by a second edifice.
The school was initially operated by the Ursuline Sisters (Kentucky) and then shortly replaced (1889) by the Sisters of Christian Charity. St. Bernard closed in 1973. The building was razed for highway construction.

Address: 
4109 Gratiot St
St Louis, MO 63110
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