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From Fr. Mitch

Fasting for Healing and Peace, Declaring for Unity and Freedom

Perhaps you have heard via Catholic Radio this week an encouragement to fast during this three day holiday weekend.  I wholeheartedly support the effort: whether through abstaining from meat, abstaining from snacks, reducing the number of meals or through a true bread and water fast from sundown Friday until sundown Sunday.  Fasting is the first …

What Do We Declare?

My dear Friends, Please find attached our Declaration of Independence.  As we prepare to celebrate our “Independence Day,” let us reflect more deeply on this hallowed document.  Perhaps it can be seen as prophetic on its own terms, much more profound than the authors imagined.  Please pray with it, and for our country, in these …

Instructions from the Voice of the Poor Committee on Voting by Mail

Dear Fellow Vincentian, Due to the risk of exposure to COVID-19, the Missouri legislature approved new vote by mail options for 2020. Click here to find the eligibility requirements for absentee and mail-in voting. Your application for a ballot must be received by your election authority (Board of Elections or county clerk) by July 22 at …


We come together to worship God, serve our neighbors, and make new disciples.

Our Parish is a community of approximately 700 families. Our boundaries encompass areas from Arsenal on the north, Grand on the east, Kingshighway on the west and Bates on the South including neighborhoods of Tower Grove South, Dutchtown West, Newport Heights, Holly Hills and Bevo.


Reverend Mitch Doyen – Pastor  mitchelldoyen@archstl.org

Reverend John Mayer – Retired Priest in Residence

PHONE: 314.353.1255
FAX: 314.752.3154
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4200 Delor Street
St. Louis MO 63116

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