Living Our Faith

The Living Our Faith section highlights Catholics and Catholic organizations who are living the Catholic faith in their daily lives through their prayer, works, and generous service to the community.

Good Works volunteers ‘walk the walk’ for the area’s seniors

Charzetta Frazier gives the volunteers with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Good Works Program a thumb’s up for living out their faith. "They not only talk the talk, but they walk the walk," she said. Frazier observed the volunteers on a massive plumbing repair project at her neighbor’s home and also work they did for her. "We are very blessed to have them," she said.

Vocations - Seminary is the "Heart of the life of the Archdiocese"

Archbishop Raymond L. Burke has called Kenrick-Glennon Seminary "the heart of the life of the Archdiocese of St. Louis."

"That’s very true," Archbishop Burke told the Review. "That’s simply because the seminary is the place in which I’m providing the priests for the parishes. I serve the whole archdiocese best by providing worthy priests to serve in the parishes as spiritual leaders. So it is right at the top of my responsibilities, and I dedicate myself to it."

Christmas collection to benefit seminary

One gift begets another even greater when it comes to giving to the Christmas Appeal for Kenrick-Glennon Seminary.

This year’s appeal once again will take place Christmas Eve and Christmas Day throughout the 200-plus parishes in the archdiocese.

The annual appeal is one of the seminary’s most important collections, providing 15 percent of its annual revenue.

Next spring, 14 seminarians will have completed their studies and are expected to be ordained as priests.

Kenrick-Glennon Seminary sees surge in St. Louisans

Remember praying for vocations to the priesthood in recent times?

It looks like those prayers are having an effect.

Two priests who work directly with seminarians and potential seminarians in the archdiocese are attributing a recent growth in the number of St. Louis men enrolling at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary to a number of factors.

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