Who We Are

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

NORMAL MASS SCHEDULE:

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

DURING LENT ADDITIONS:

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

Confession-
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
636-332-5672

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

Fr. Elliott's Latest Homily:

UPCOMING EVENTS

          Christmas Novena 
           Dates and Times     

Fri.     Dec. 15   7:00 pm    Confession following
​Sat.     Dec. 16   4:30 pm    Confession 4 -4:25 pm
​Sun.   Dec. 17  10:30 am    Confession 10-10:25 am 
Mon.  Dec. 18   7:00 pm    Confession following
​Tues.  Dec. 19   7:00 pm    Confession following
​Wed.   Dec. 20  7:00 pm    Confession following
​Thurs. Dec. 21  7:00 pm    Confession following
​Fri.      Dec. 22  7:00 pm    Confession following
​Sat.      Dec. 23  4:30 pm    Confession 4-4:25 pm

      Christmas Holidays 
​       Eucharist Schedule

Sunday Obligation
Sat.   Dec. 23   5:00 pm Mass 
Sun.  Dec. 24   8:00 am  and 11:00 am Masses

Christmas Obligation
Sun.  Dec. 24   4:00 pm Christmas Eve Mass
​Mon. Dec. 25  12:00 am Midnight Mass
​Mon.  Dec. 25  10:00 am Mass

New Year, January 1, 2018
Solemnity of Mary, The Mother of God
Mass is NOT obligatory because the Solemnity of Mary is on a Monday this year. The Eucharist will be offered non-the-less.
Mon.  Jan 1   8:00 am Mass

Activities Around the Area

International Olympiad in Mathematics
​XXI Math Kangaroo Competition


Grades 1-12  Thursday, March 15, 2018
​This event will be held at St. Gianna's.
Deadline to register by December 15, 2017.

​Catholic Men For Christ Conference

​The CMC Conference will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018.   Doors Open at 8:00 am.
​Conference Begins at 9:00 am at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, on the University of Missouri St. Louis Campus.  Registration is online at catholicmenforchrist.org  or call Touhill Ticket Office at 314-516-4949.  Registration cost $40.

​Mass is offered at 4:00 pm.  Speakers include Curtis Martin- FOCUS Founder and CEO Michael Cumbie- Catholic Speaker, Worship Leader and Musician; Fr. Godwin Olugbami- Clinical Therapist and Chaplain in the Diocese of Horin, Western Nigeria; Dr. Scott Sullivan- Catholic Speaker and Philosopher.

Living Everyday With Passion and Purpose
​                   With Matthew Kelly

April 28, 2018
, at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
Discussion of ways to help search for a deeper sense of purpose or more joy or just a greater sense of living well.  Tickets are available at an Early Bird Special rate!  For more details, visit DynamicCatholic.com/St. Louis or 
​call  859-980-7900.

       Parish Clean-Up Day

Save the date May 5, 2018 to spruce up
the parish!!  Many hands make light work!!

10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ! !

Click here for a 17 minute slide show.
Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the daughter of our patron saint, is working to raise funds to restore their family home, the church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, and build the St. Gianna Beretta Molla International Center.

Click here to view more information on the
St. Gianna Ponte Nuovo Project.
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ONGOING EVENTS

ST. GIANNA
CATHOLIC BOOK CLUB

The book, ..., is the next selection for the book club.  The next meeting, in the spring, we will discuss it.
 
Anyone can join the book club. If you have questions please contact Jan Pfleger 636-625-4167

That Man Is You

That Man Is You is an ongoing program at St. Gianna.  Plan to attend the meetings at 6:30 am on the next Saturdays in the Parish Hall.

Remember this is another wonderful opportunity for the men of our parish to grow in their faith.  It is provided by the same ministry that brought you The Choice Wine series which was incredibly popular and well attended.  

Pray for discernment and answer the call from St. Joseph to provide strong leadership for our brothers in Christ, our families, our parish and our Catholic faith!

 Registration For

(P)arish (S)chool of (R)eligion

 2017-2018

September 11, 2017, was the First Night of PSR Class for the 2017-2018 school year.  To begin registration, click the following link.  The link takes you to the website page for the Parish School of Religion and to the necessary registration forms.

Parish Groups--PSR

​Or proceed first to the Parish Groups website page, then to the PSR page within the group.
 

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.
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.
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