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

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
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UPCOMING EVENTS

The Choice Wine

A new program for marriage enrichment is being offered at St. Gianna called THE CHOICE WINE.  It offers 7 steps to a superabundant marriage that is a pathway to authentic marital happiness.  Learn how to virtually divorce-proof your marriage.  

The program consists of 9 sessions (DVDs, discussion and fellowship) beginning at 6:30 pm on Friday, June 9. Don't worry if you can't make all sessions because of summer vacations.

Registration began on the weekend of May 20-21 after all the Masses.​

ST. GIANNA
CATHOLIC BOOK CLUB

The book, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise, by Robert Cardinal Sarah, is the next selection for the book club. 
 
The next meeting is Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. in the parish office to discuss this book.
 
Anyone can join the book club. If you have questions please contact Jan Pfleger 636-625-4167

EPIC SERIES ON
CHURCH HISTORY

We have begun a Bible Series Program entitled "Epic" a Journey Through Church History

Date: Wednesday evenings
(Began Wednesday, February 22, Continues​)
Time: 6:45 - 8:00pm
Where:  St. Gianna Parish Classroom 

The series is 20 weeks long, and will be held as needed to complete the course considering breaks. 
The format of the program includes a video presentation lasting 30-40 minutes followed by a breakout session for discussions.

You need a study book that you should purchase.
The signup sheet and copy of the book is available in the vestibule of the Church 

​St. Gianna Pro-Life Ministry 5th Annual Trivia Night
&
Silent Auction

​Mark your 2017 calendar for the 5th annual St. Gianna Pro-Life Ministry Trivia Night and Silent Auction on Saturday, September 30th.

"TV Buzz" will be our first television theme trivia night and will have great prizes, raffles, and games!

Have a spectacular evening with family and friends while helping the Meet Life Ultrasound Campaign and pro-life outreach programs.

Player Table Registration and Sponsorship Donation forms may be downloaded from the Pro-Life Ministry web page under the Parish Groups tab. 

For questions, contact Mary at prolife.stgiannaparish@gmail.com

10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ! !

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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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Today's Liturgy


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.