German

St. Henry

Date Opened: 
1885
Date Closed: 
1977

St Henry's National German parish was founded in 1885. It was located at Hickory and California in south St. Louis. Its school, also begun in 1885 was staffed by Ursuline Sisters until 1890 when the Oldenberg Franciscans took over that role. In 1972 the Augustinian Fathers pastored the parish. In 1977 St. Henry’s merged with Immaculate Conception (city). It is now the property of Grace Chapel Ministries et al. (2009)

Address: 
Hickory and California

St. Joseph

Date Opened: 
1844
Date Closed: 
1979

 

St Joseph's Shrine began as a German national parish in 1844. Located at 11th and Biddle , it was closed in 1979 and reclassified at a shrine. It is frequently chosen to serve as a wedding chapel. 

Address: 
11th and Biddle
St. Louis, MO

St. Liborius

Date Opened: 
1856
Date Closed: 
1992

 

St Liborius (18th and Hogan – St. Louis) was a German National parish established in 1856. The School Sisters of Notre Dame conducted its school from 1859 – 1969. It merged in 1992 with Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Holy Name, and St. Liborius at Holy Trinity (St. Louis). The property belongs to Hogan Street Partners LLC (2009).

Address: 
18th and Hogan
St. Louis, MO

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
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