Exposition of the most Blessed Sacrament is every Wednesday, starting after the 8 a.m. Mass ending with Benediction at noon.
Contact: Marianne Myler
The Bingo Committee's purpose is to organize and manage the Parish Bingo. Volunteers and players are always welcome.
|Contact: Ken Harangozo
Confraternity of Christian Mothers
Mission Statement: Under the special patronage of Mary, the “Mother of Sorrows”, Christian Mothers are encouraged joyously to undertake the important task of training and sanctifying the young souls entrusted to their care. They are schooled to edify one another by word and deed, to support one another by fervent prayer and in this way become the mainstay of the spiritual life within their own family, and a fruitful source of blessing to the community in which they live.
Christian Mothers Meetings:
Every 2nd Monday / Mass at 6:30 p.m. Meeting following in Runge Hall. Meetings include short business meeting, a talk on some aspect of Catholic spirituality, refreshments, and a social hour.
Fifty Plus Club
A group of men and women age 50 or older. Current membership is around 100. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month in the lower level at 11:30 a.m., followed by cake, coffee, and bingo. COME JOIN US.
Contact: Mary Ann Justin
The Funeral Luncheon Committee prepares and serves meals in Runge Hall after Funerals. They provide care and support at a difficult time for those in our parish. It allows those who are grieving to focus on their families and friends while the Funeral Luncheon Committee does the preparation and servicing of the post-funeral meal. Please contact the Funeral Luncheon coordinator if you have an interest in joining the group, even if you cannot come to the luncheons and just want to contribute a dish.
Contact: Dolores Sunkel
This organization provides events for the men of the parish. All men of the parish are welcome and encouraged to join in the club activities. Meetings are held the third Friday of each month during the school year at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level. The main activities are the annual poker tournament, the annual corned beef and cabbage social, parish barbecues, and the Christmas party.
Individuals who are interested in joining the Choir of St. Martin are always welcome. Interested members should have a basic ability to read music, must be able to match pitch and agree to attend weekly rehearsals. If you are interested in joining the choir, simply email the StMartinMusic@yahoo.com simple placement audition.
The Choir sings at the 10:00 am Mass each Sunday (September through the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ), at all major solemnities of the liturgical year as well as various Archdiocesan Liturgies. As cantors, they also assist the congregation in singing the chants and hymns of the liturgy at all other weekend Masses. Choir rehearsals are weekly from 7:30pm—9:00pm.
In addition to singing at the weekly 10:00am Mass, the Choir sings for the following:
- Major Liturgical Celebrations
- Sunday closest to November 11—The Feast of St. Martin of Tours
- December 24 Vigil Mass
- December 25 Mass at Midnight
- Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion
- Sacred Triduum
- Mass of the Lord’s Supper
- Celebration of the Lord’s Passion and
- Veneration of the Cross
- Holy Saturday Easter Vigil
- Easter Sunday
- Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ
The Parish Council is a representative group of parishioners who prayerfully discuss the needs of the parish community. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month. The Parish Council serves as a catalyst by which the people of St. Martin of Tours share in their common baptismal call to proclaim the Gospel, celebrate the liturgy, pray, serve the people of God, and build community.
Parish Council Members:
|Lisa Hale, Chairperson
Parish School of Religion (PSR)
Our PSR classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 o.m. at St. Andrew Church (309 Hoffmeister Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125). Our PSR is designed for children from K-8th Grade who attend public schools. Our PSR systematically and intentionally, within an age appropriate and family sensitve curriculum, supports the right of every Baptized person to a religious education. Our PSR has a goal, a fully expressed Sacramental life, a satisfying prayer life, and a life integrated with the moral teachings and doctrines of the Catholic Church.
Contact: Mary Boedeker
Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA)
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults helps non-baptized persons, those baptized in another Christian Tradition, or those baptized as Catholic, but not raised as Catholic. The process helps them better understand the Catholic Faith in preparing to enter the Catholic Church. It is a time to listen to God, to each other, and to the wisdom of the tradition of the Catholic Church. Sessions are scheduled year-round.
Contact: Msgr. William McCumber
Mission Statement: We, the members of the St. Martin of Tours Respect Life Group, commit ourselves to prayer, education, and action in defense of human life. It is our mission to foster in our Parish community an awareness of the dignity and sanctity of all human life, from conception to natural death. We are dedicated to observing and promoting the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church on all life issues, including abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, assisted suicide, and stem cell research.
Contact: NEED NEW RESPECT LIFE LEADER
Contact the Parish Office if you are interested:
40 Days for Life
To learn more about 40 Days for Life, please follow this link. All are welcome to pray for an end to abortion in front of Planned Parenthood, the only abortion clinic still in St. Louis. Located at 4251 Forest Park Ave. Link to Map
St. Vincent de Paul
This group attempts to carry out Our Lord's mandate: to help those in need. They organize what help can be given to those within out parish boundaries. Monthly meetings are held, discussing assistance to be given, with all matters remaining confirdential.
Contact: Art Brinkmeyer
The quilters are a group of women who meet to quilt. Everyone is welcome. They are always happt to teach beginners. They meet every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the lower level.
|Anna Maria Schulte