Our Lady Catholic Church

Parish Organizations

 
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+ Adult Vollyball League

Our Lady Church and School has an adult co-ed volleyball league. It meets Sunday evenings in the Our Lady Parish Center. Matches last an hour and start at 5pm. We generally have 6-8 teams in the league and will start our last match at 8pm. It is a recreational league (no blocked serves or hard hits, we self-referee). We play a tournament around the first week of December. The Season begins at the end of September and runs through mid-December.

Missy Rudolph 636-931-4958

+ Advancement

Our Advancement Team looks for creative ways to market our school. We are always looking for ways to increase enrollment and to get involved in our community. Everyone is welcome.

Michelle Cuddihee 314-346-0063

+ Athletic Association/CYC

Our Athletic Association provides opportunities to area youth to participate in various team sports through our membership in the Catholic Youth Council (CYC). Our program is open to parishioners and non-parishioners living within the parish boundaries. Participants have the opportunity to learn individual and team skills in an atmosphere of Christian behavior and fellowship. The Athletic Association Board consists of laypersons involved with the athletic program. We currently offer teams in soccer, volleyball, basketball, golf, and lacrosse. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month in the Rectory meeting room at 6:30 pm. All are invited to attend.

Jeff Schappe 636-931-3886

+ Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts

Our Lady Cub Scout Troop 484 has a Den meeting the 3rd Sunday of each month in the church basement. Individual troops meet separately. The troop is open to boys from 1st through 4th grade.

Rachel Verzola 314-660-2716

+ Finance Council

The Finance Council assists the Pastor in the financial planning and management of parish funds. They meet the third Thursday of each month.

Paul Flynn 314-570-5853

+ Fish Fry Committee

This is a group of parishioners who plan and organize the Lenten Fish Fries and other parish dinners. The Fish Fries are one of our major fundraisers. We have fish fries on Ash Wednesday and most Fridays during Lent. Many volunteers are needed to prepare, cook, serve, and clean up. This is a great opportunity to meet new people.

Bob Hoog 636-262-5789

+ Funeral Lunch Committee

This committee provides a luncheon to the families of the deceased on the day of the funeral. Volunteers serve the lunch in the rectory basement. We are always looking for volunteers to serve or supply a dish.

Judy Cashion 636-931-2930

+ Giving Tree

This program provides members of the parish the opportunity to prepare for Christmas by remembering those that are less fortunate. The generosity of our parish family is always demonstrated in the support of this program. Volunteers help to make the ornaments, sort the gifts, and deliver them to various places.

Judy Williams 636-937-8283

+ Knights of Columbus 14402

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic male fraternal organization with the sole priority of charitable works in our parish and surrounding community. You must be at least 18 years old, a male, and a practicing Catholic to be a member.

Gary Krus 636-931-5023

+ Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary is a service organization working to make a difference in our church, our school and our community by helping the Knights help others. In August 2015, our auxiliary celebrated our 5th anniversary. Currently, we have 51 members, but are always looking for more. Our auxiliary activities have amassed an amazing 6,000 volunteer hours, and we have been awarded the “Outstanding Ladies Auxiliary” for the past 3 years. We meet the first Tuesday of each month in the rectory basement.

Karen Cronin 636-931-4886

+ Landscaping & Gardening

We are looking for a group of volunteers to plant, weed, fertilize, mulch, water, and enjoy the various flower beds around the church and school.

Harold Hunt 636-937-5513

+ Our Lady Picnic

A major fundraiser and social event for our parish is the annual picnic. On the picnic grounds, you’ll find kid and adult games, carnival rides, inflatables, music, great barbeque, and refreshments. In the school cafeteria, we offer a full dinner which includes fried chicken, kettle beef, liver dumplings, sides, and homemade desserts. A picnic would not be complete without a large cash prize raffle and a silent auction full of fun–every year we try to feature something new and exciting, so mark our calendars for this fun-filled event!

Beth Ervin 636-475-9155

+ Our Lady School

Our Lady School has been educating children since 1958. We are a K–8th grade school with an enrollment just under 300 students. We welcome students of all faiths to an environment where our mission is to “Educate Children in a Community of Faith and Knowledge."

Tracy Kempfer 636-937-5008

+ Parent Booster Club

The mission of the Our Lady Catholic School Parent Booster Club (PBC) is to support our pastor, administration, and faculty in the education and spiritual development of our students by raising funds to support student enrichment and growth in achieving academic excellence. All parents/guardians of children enrolled in Our Lady Catholic School are members and play a valuable role in our mission and our success. We are guided by the following principles:

  • To plan fundraisers that mindfully and purposefully support Our Lady Catholic School and its mission
  • To encourage a sense of ownership and involvement in our school
  • To foster comradery and fellowship among all families
  • To promote service to others

Our Lady Parent Booster Club Officers 2018-19

Heather Hovis - President

Jodi Barbagallo - Vice President

Caitlin Holdman - Secretary

Sara Colantuono - Treasurer

+ Parish Breakfast

Once a month (September through May) we have a Parish Breakfast on Sunday morning after the 7:30 & 9:00 am Masses. Various groups in the parish take turns preparing and serving the breakfast. This is not a fundraiser but an opportunity to gather, socialize and share some really good food.

Deanna Patek 636-937-4974

+ Parish Council

The Parish Council consists of parish members who volunteer to serve our Parish Family. The Council advises the pastor on various matters within the parish. Anyone may attend the meeting or present a topic for discussion to the pastor.

Debbie Geringer 636-931-2949

+ Parish School of Religion

Through our Parish School of Religion (PSR), we offer weekly religious instruction to children in grades kindergarten through eight who are attending public schools. Our Lady Parish School of Religion represents a commitment from the parish expressing the mission of the Catholic Church to proclaim the mission of Jesus Christ to all people. This is accomplished through a program of continuous religious education aimed at teaching gospel values, nurturing faith development, and moral formation of each student. Students must have on-going Archdiocesan approved Religious Education in the 2nd grade for First Eucharist and in 8th grade for Confirmation. Our Lady School of Religion seeks to assist parents in their role as primary educators in preparing their children to hear and live the teaching of Christ as embodied in our Catholic tradition and to grow in loving relationship with God and others.

Classes are held each Wednesday (excluding holidays) from 6:45 p. m. to 8:00 p.m. in our school building. Registration is held in April and May before the closing of the PSR school year.

Deacon Glenn Politte 636-937-5008 or the rectory 636-937-5513

+ Quilters

Parishioners meet weekly, on Wednesdays between 9:00am and 3:00pm and sometimes at night, to quilt in the rectory meeting room. Beginners and experienced quilters are always welcome. Through their generosity, the quilters donate quilts each year to be raffled off at our annual Parish Picnic and the St. Pius X High School Bona Fortuna Auction.

Tanya Stoll 636-931-4084

+ School Board

The School Board works to create the best possible environment for learning so that the students can develop intellectually, physically, and spiritually. They work collaboratively with the pastor to review existing policies and develop new policies that are most beneficial to the operation of Our Lady School. The board consists of members each serving a three-year term. They meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the school cafeteria.

Mr. Michael Atzert 314-277-0103

+ SCRIP Program

Our Scrip program earns revenue for our Technology Department by selling gift cards to various merchants. We purchase our gift cards at a reduced rate and sell them to our Parish and School families for face value. We earn between 2% and 15% depending on the merchant. Scrip can be purchased online, in the school office during the week or after each weekend Mass.

Angie Bailey 636-208-8161

+ Technology

The purpose of our group is to support the infrastructure and maintenance of the technology in our school.

Jené Turnure 636-931-2963

+ Young at Heart

The Young at Heart is a parish social group for those 50 years and older. During the year, the Young at Heart invites guest speakers to talk to the group on topics of interest. Members take day long bus trips to places of interest and also some three- to five-day trips to places further away. What a wonderful way to make new friends and join in fellowship with other parishioners! The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the school cafeteria beginning with a potluck dinner. Dinner is followed by a prayer service for current intentions and intentions of the parish.

For more information on upcoming trips, click here.

Mary Willoughby 636-937-4874