Office of Laity and Family Life

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Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to visit our website. We've recently reorganized the content of our website and added many additional resources. We hope we've provided you with a lot of quality information. If you need any additional resources, please don't hesitate to contact us.

- Download the Office of Laity & Family Life brochure here.pdf

Our Mission

The Office of Laity and Family Life supports parishes, agencies, and other apostolates in their mission to enrich the domestic Church by sharing the Catholic faith with the lay faithful and their families. Our mission is guided by the Holy Spirit; nourished by Christ in the Eucharist; based on faith, hope, and love; and grounded in the universal call to holiness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PILGRIMAGE SEPTEMBER 2015

The Office of Laity & Family Life, Archdiocese of St. Louis is planning a pilgrimage to the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia (pilgrimage coordinated with Select International Tours).ImagePope Francis will be visiting Philadelphia for the 2015 World Meeting of Families. The Holy Father is expected to participate in the Festival of Families, an intercultural celebration of family life around the world, to be held on Saturday, September 26, and a Papal Mass to be held on Sunday, September 27. Both of these events will be open to the public. Due to the crowds, your participation is not a guarantee of seeing Pope Francis.       

■    Bus and Air transportation options
■    Hotel accommodations included
■    Optional sightseeing tours with Diana von Glahn, Producer and Host of The Faithful Traveler TV show
■    Registration for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is separate and the responsibility of participants. Visit www.worldmeeting2015.org for registration. Please note that registration is not required for the Papal Visit taking place September 26-27.
■    Non-refundable pilgrimage payment due in full by March 6.

For Pilgrimage details and options, download the Pilgrimage Informational and Registration Sheets here - Pilgrimage Information.pdf.

If you would like to participate in the Pilgrimage, please contact Julie Bostick, Executive Director, Office of Laity & Family Life at juliebostick@archstl.org or 314.792.7180. 

Prayer in the Home: Order & Wonder in the Domestic Church

Please join us for a morning with Leila Marie Lawler, author of The Little Oratory: A Beginner's Guide to Praying in the Home. Leila will present Prayer in the Home: Order & Wonder in the Domestic Church on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Cardinal Rigali Center in Shrewsbury. This event will begin at 8:30 AM and conclude with Noon Mass in the Chapel. Free admission. RSVP to Deacon Jim Russell, jimrussell@archstl.org or 314.792.7173. 
- See flyer for more information - Prayer in the Home.pdf


Newsletters

View the February/March 2015 issue of Disciples Dispatch by clicking here.
Click here to sign up for the Laity and Family Life newsletter, Disciples' Dispatch.

View the Evangelization newsletter, The Great Commission, by clicking here.
Click here to sign up for the Evangelization newsletter. 

 

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