Office of Consecrated Life


Welcome to the Office of Consecrated Life

The Office of Consecrated Life acts as a liaison between the Archbishop and the men and women in various Institutes of consecrated life in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis by supporting the members of the Institutes in fulfilling their unique charism and undertaking their apostolic works.  The Office also works in collaboration with the Archdiocesan Office of Vocations to promote vocations to consecrated life.

Contact Us

To learn more about consecrated life or to contact the Office of Consecrated Life for any other reason, please use this online form or contact us at:

Office of Consecrated Life
Archdiocese of St. Louis
20 Archbishop May Drive
St. Louis MO 63119-5738


Latest News

Mass for Consecrated Life scheduled for Sat., Oct. 11, 2014

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson cordially invites you to attend
the 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014
10:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church
4900 Ringer Road, St. Louis, MO  63129

A luncheon reception will follow in the Parish Center immediately after Mass.

 Please respond by Wednesday, October 1
by returning the enclosed card or by visiting

 The 2014 Jubilarians will be recognized at the Mass and reception.

Photo portraits (which will be used during the Year of Consecrated Life)
will be taken during the luncheon.

Day of Prayer and Reflection - Dec. 13, 2014

“Waking up the World!  Pope Francis and the Joy-filled Missionary Transformation of Religious Life”

December 13, 2014, 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Fr. Roger Landry
Cardinal Rigali Center: Saint John Paul II Auditorium
Register at
Cost: $10.00 for the day

Fr. Roger Landry is a priest of the Diocese of Fall River where he is the pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in the see city. After graduating with a biology degree from Harvard College, he prepared for the priesthood at the North American College in Rome, where he did his advanced theological work in moral theology and bioethics at the John Paul II Institute. He writes a weekly column for the Anchor, the weekly newspaper of the Diocese of Fall River that he ran for seven years, and provides regular columns for the National Catholic Register and other Catholic publications. During the conclave that elected Pope Francis, he provided expert on-site commentary for EWTN's coverage with Raymond Arroyo. He preaches several retreats a year for women's religious communities, Diocesan presbyterates and deacon programs, and seminaries. His articles and daily homilies are archived at

Schedule for the Day:

8:00 - 8:30 a Registration and Continental breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 am Conference #1 “Pope Francis and Religious in the Missionary Reform of the Church”

9:30 – 9:45 am Break

10:00 - 11:00 am Conference #2 “Pope Francis and Religious Living and Preaching the Gospel with Joy”

11:00 – 11:30 am Quiet Prayer and Reflection

11:30 am Mass St. Vincent de Paul Chapel

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 pm Conference #3 “Pope Francis and Mercy”

2:30 pm Close of day

Click on the Link below to Pay for this event.

Any questions? Please contact us at or 314.792.7250

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