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.

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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

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Day of Prayer and Recollection

Day of Prayer and Recollection

Saturday, February 7, 2015  |  9:00 am – 2:00 pm



The Discernment of Spirits

Father James Mason


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church
1420 South Sappington Road St. Louis, MO 63126

 Donation $10.00 for the day

Register at:
9:00 - 9:30 am          Registration and Continental breakfast
9:30 - 10:30 am        Conference-Rules for Discerning Spirits part I
10:30 - 11:00 am      Quiet Prayer and Reflection
11:00 – 11:30 am     Round Table Sharing
11:30 - 12:30 pm      Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm        Conference-Rules for Discerning Spirits part II
1:30 - 2:00 pm          Round Table Sharing 



All are welcome, consecrated religious, family and friends!

For more information: 

or call: 314-792-7251

 Rev. James Mason

Father James Mason is a Priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After being ordained in 2001, he served as Pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Garretson from 2001-2004 and as the Director of Vocations, Vice-Chancellor, and Medical Moral Advisor for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls from 2001-2009. In addition, Father Mason served as the Director of Broom Tree Retreat Center from 2004-2014 and as Pastor of St. Lambert Parish in Sioux Falls from 2008-2014. He is currently the Director of Spiritual Formation and Dean of Students at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. Father Mason attended the North American College and received his STB from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas – Angelicum, Rome. He received his JD from the University of Minnesota Law School. Prior to entering the seminary, Father Mason was the Director of Catholic Charities, legal counsel, and lobbyist for the Diocese of Sioux Falls and worked as a prosecutor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Day of Prayer and Reflection - Dec. 13, 2014

UPDATE: Listen to Fr. Landry's podcasts from the conference, below.

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

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



Any questions? Please contact us at or 314.792.7250

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.

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