The mission of the St. Charles Lwanga Center is to promote Christian spiritual formation and leadership development within the African American Catholic Community and for all who collaborate with the Center, in accord with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in the tradition of the Catholic Church.
Founded in 1978, the center is located at 4746 Carter Ave. (near I-70 and Shreve Avenue exit) in North St. Louis within the St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist church complex. Participating parishes include Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis; Most Holy Trinity; Our Lady of the Holy Cross; St. Alphonsus Liguori “Rock”; St. Augustine; St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist; St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Nicholas; Sts. Teresa & Bridget; and Visitation/St. Ann Shrine.
Weekly Eucharistic celebrations are held every Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. in St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist Catholic Church (adjacent to the Center).
Reverend Arthur J. Cavitt is the principal celebrant.
Looking for something? Contact Margaret Washington at 314.367.7929, ext. 11.
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