Who We Are

St. Gianna Catholic Church
450 E Highway N
Wentzville, MO 63385

Mission Statement

As Catholics of St. Gianna Parish, in communion with our Archbishop, and our Holy Father, the Bishop of Rome, we are called by Jesus Christ to be His body, the Church, in our local community and to fully live the Gospel.

With faith, hope and charity, we strive to live our discipleship by fervent prayer, inspired worship, sound teaching, and sharing our faith with those in physical and spiritual need.

Mass Times


Saturday Evening
(except Holy Saturday) -
5:00 p.m.
(Confessions 4:30p.m. - 4:55p.m.)

Sunday Morning -
8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
(Confessions 7:30a.m. - 7:55am)
(Confessions 10:30a.m.-10:55am)

Weekday (Monday-Saturday)
8:00 a.m. daily


7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Holy Mass

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
Friday: After the 7:30 p.m. Mass

(Perpetual Help Devotions after Holy Mass
on Tuesday Morning)
Adoration Of
The Blessed Sacrament
Begins on Monday at 8:30 a.m. and Ends with benediction on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
An hour spent with Jesus is NEVER wasted.
Please contact:
Lynette Mueller 636-639-9033 or lynettemariemueller@gmail.com
to sign up for an hour of adoration.
The Rosary is prayed on:
Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am
(for Peace & Conversion of America)

Saturday at 7:30am
(for the end of abortion)

Chaplet of Divine Mercy is prayed on: Sunday at 10:40
(for the end of abortion)

Catholic Education for Youth

St. Gianna PSR
Grades 1 - 8
Mondays 6:00-7:15 pm
Mrs. Nancy Burian  Cell: 314-623-0176

Full time Catholic School--
St. Joseph in Josephville

Father Samson invites St. Gianna parishioners to attend St Joseph's School without paying out of boundary tuition.
Principal: Ms. Jill Nance

St. Gianna Homeschool Co-op
Grades 7 - 12
Mondays 9:00am-3:00pm
Mrs. Cheri Hoeber hoebercheryl@gmail.com

St. Gianna Classical Co-op
Kindergarten - grade 12
Fridays 8:45 am-12:30 pm
Mrs. Theresa Citrowske tcitrowske@gmail.com

Protecting God's Children

St. Gianna Parish is in compliance with the Safe Environment Program. This program requires anyone working with children to take a class called "Protecting God’s Children," have a background check run, and sign a Code Of Ethical Conduct.

See also (PSR) Parish School of Religion, Youth Group or Athletics Group Pages for more details.  
If you have questions please contact the St. Gianna parish office 636-327-3639.

The St. Louis Archdiocesan website:   http://www.archstl.org

Fr. Elliott's and Deacon Minicky's Latest Homily:


St. Gianna Quilters'
 First Quilt Bingo
February 22, 2020

The St. Gianna Quilters are sponsoring their First Quilt Bingo on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in the Church Hall. Doors Open at 10:30 a.m.  Bingo starts at 11:30 a.m., or as soon as all are seated.  There will be 30 bingo games, with a quilt prize on every 5th game.

A Hawaiian style appliqued quilt is being raffled presently in the church vestibule after Mass on Sundays in February.  You can view this gorgeous piece as a preview of the other beautiful quilts offered as prizes during the Bingo.  

Other handmade items such as Christmas, baby, kitchen and home decor are also prizes.  The Women's Guild will provide refreshments for sale to help keep everyone going throughout this Fun Day!!!

There's plenty of room but come early to get a great seat!!  Also, there is a Boutique with Homemade Items for sale which you won't want to miss.

 First Saturday of the Month

         Bonfire Rosary
         February 1, 2020

Following 5:00 p.m. Mass, we will share a parish wide Potluck Dinner in the Church Hall. Afterward, we will pray the Rosary around the bonfire!

Please bring a side dish or dessert.  The Legion will provide the main course for dinner.  But most importantly, bring your family and friends.  All are welcome!  No RSVP necessary.

Questions? Call Our Lady Undoer of Knots Legion of Mary at 636-751-6147.

First St. Gianna Quilt Social in 2020

The St. Gianna Quilters meet in the Parish Hall to quilt during the following hours:

 - First Wednesday of the Month, 7-9:00 p.m.
- Thursdays from 8:30- Noon

Money raised by the St. Gianna Quilt Committee will go toward the parish debt.

If you can donate any of the following items, we would greatly appreciate it:
  • embroidered blocks
  • quilt tops
  • batting material
  • quilting thread
  • anything that could be used to make a quilt 
Please leave these items in the foyer of church, or drop them in the parish office.

Please send your prayer requests to prayerchain.stgiannaparish@gmail.com
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Today's Liturgy


           Legion Of Mary

Our Lady Undoer of Knots Legion Of Mary meets at 6:45 p.m.Tuesday evenings in the Church, at Benediction, with a meeting after Benediction in the school rooms, with one exception.

The 4th Tuesday of the month, the group meets at 7:00 p.m. at St Joseph Church of Cottleville along with the St. Charles Area Legion of Mary Curia members.

       Young Women's
           Faith Group 

All young women, or those Young At Heart, are invited to join the Emmaus Group at St. Gianna Church.  An Emmaus Group is a small faith sharing community offered to adults in the Archdiocese of St. Louis and at St. Gianna.  It is where young adults can walk together on the journey of faith, dive into Scripture and share life with one another.

 Meetings begin with Benediction in St. Gianna's church at 6:30 p.m. on EVERY OTHER Tuesday evening and end at 8:00 p.m.

Prayerfully consider joining our Emmaus Group and pray for the young women forming this group.

Email denisebrickler@gmail.com with questions

That Man Is You
Back In Business!!

          At St. Gianna, 6:30 a.m.
             Saturday Mornings  

Wherever you are in life, Jesus Christ wants to meet you there, and take you further.  Whether you are a beginner or a long-practicing Catholic, this program is for you!  That Man Is You is a way to learn your faith, grow in holiness, and meet other men on the journey.   

Plan to attend the meetings at 6:30 am on Saturday mornings in the Parish Hall.   For more information contact Deacon John at deaconminicky@gmail.com.

St. Gianna
Catholic Book Club

No Book Club meeting until April 7, 2020.  

We will meet on April 07, 2020, to discuss a book titled, Walking with Mary: A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross, by Edward P. Sri. The meeting will be held in the church office from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Father Elliott will join us, also.

In addition, for our April reading, Nancy and I have each ordered 6 copies of a new and  very inexpensive book by Matthew Kelly, Beautiful Hope. We plan to bring it to our April meeting and pass it along to you for $3.00.
Anyone can join the book club. If you have questions please contact Jan Pfleger 636-625-4167

    Fellowship of the Rings:
     A Marriage Enrichment                     Program

 Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Friday Nights

(Babysitting provided by
St. Gianna Youth group.
Jason Bolte, Youth Grp Leader.   
$5 per child, $20 max per family.)

     Registration For PSR-
  Parish School of Religion

Register online for St. Gianna PSR at:
Parish Groups--PSR

       Our Lady Of Fatima
        Traveling Statue      

Our Lady Undoer of Knots Legion of Mary has a traveling statue of Our Lady of Fatima available to any family who would like to schedule a visit. Sign up sheets are on the table in the vestibule of the church or you can call Nancy Battis at 636-751-6147.

          Prayer Shawls

Blessed Prayer Shawls are now available at St. Gianna’s thanks to Immaculate Conception Dardenne. If you or someone you know is in need of consolation, healing, guidance, prayers and deliverance from afflictions, please call the parish office, 636-327-3639 to request a shawl. Please provide the name of the prayer shawl recipient so that it can be added to ICD’s book of recipients for continuous prayers. Donations are welcome for the shawls. A typical donation is between $15 - $20.
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