St. Charles Lwanga Center

Mission Statement:

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.

 

History

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.

 

Programs/Services

Evangelization

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Spiritual Enrichment & Resources

 

Liturgy

Monthly Eucharistic celebrations are held every 1st 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.

 

Mass for the Preservation of Peace and Justice, January 18, 2015. Homily by Fr. Cavitt.

Resources

Looking for something? Contact Margaret Washington at 314.367.7929, ext. 11.

 

Links

National Black Catholic Congress

St. Louis Review

 

Staff

Meet the people who keep the Center running.

 

Sponsoring Parishes
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Latest News

LEGAL INFORMATION SESSION AT LWANGA CENTER

Join us on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00 a.m. for the first session of the St. Mark's Initiative of the Center's Legal Ministry. Information will be presented on power of attorney, guardianship and conservatorships.  There is no charge for the sessions, but free will offerings are welcome.  Call the Center at (314) 367-7929 to confirm your attendance.

Lwanga Center Bible Study

The St. Charles Lwanga Center resumes its Bible Study on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. We will be focusing on the Book of Genesis. There is no charge for the sessions. However, free will offerings to the Center are always welcome. Call (314) 367-7929 for additional information.

WELCOME TO BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

We are proud to welcome Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church as a sponsoring parish of the St. Charles Lwanga Center. Located in Ferguson, the pastor is Father Robert Rosebrough. The parish’s representative to the Lwanga Board is Mr. Michael Cunningham. Their stated mission is: “We are a Catholic people joined together in the Eucharist. We are carriers of God’s love to one another and the greater community”.

The St. Charles Lwanga Center joins in the collaborative journey with them. Welcome aboard!

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