The Landmarks Association of St. Louis presented its Most Enhanced Award to the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary renovation project team on May 15.
Cannon Design, BSI Constructors and the Archdiocese of St. Louis were recognized for excellence in the restoration of the seminary. Award winners are selected based on the difficulty of the project, the capacity of the project to transform the surrounding area, the historical significance of the building and the project's power to inspire.
The Starck family of west St. Louis County has not one, not two, but three children who have been helped through the Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center.
"We're truly blessed to have Cardinal Glennon become part of our family -- an extension of our family," said Stacey Starck, mother of Anthony, age 5, and twins Samantha and Sophia, 2.
They downplayed their stories of personal commitment and courage.
Instead, four missionaries speaking at the fourth annual St. Louis Mission Congress March 23 focused on how God led them to their roles and how much they benefited from the people they have encountered along the way.
Maureen and Al Daniels seemed to be pulled toward serving in Madagascar, and though they didn't jump on the impulse at first, they gradually accepted it as a calling.
Deacon Del Leonardo carries three pagers and a cell phone on him at all times.
It's a necessity in his work as a full-time evening and overnight chaplain at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, but Deacon Leonardo doesn't mind all of the buzzing and beeping coming from his hip. Rather, he sees those as opportunities to be with patients "in the moment" who are critically ill or close to death.
The 72-year-old never imagined that he would become a permanent deacon, or a chaplain for that matter, but he knows in his heart that this is exactly what he's supposed to be doing.
The first coordinator of the Archdiocesan Pro-Life committee was Bishop (then Father) Edward O'Donnell. An article in the Feb. 4-10 issue of the St. Louis Review named the wrong person as the first coordinator.