Who We Are

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

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.
DEDICATION OF ST. GIANNA STATUE
on September 7, 2014

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,
beginning on Monday at 8:30am and ending with Benediction on Tuesday at 6:30pm

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
Wednesdays 8:45 am-12:30 pm
Mrs. Theresa Citrowske tcitrowske@gmail.com

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Upcoming Events

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April 30 - May 1, 2016

10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE
FOUNDING OF OUR PARISH
Dr Gianna Emanuela Molla, the daughter of our patron saint, is coming from Italy to be with us that weekend!!

Saturday, April 30:
9:00 a.m.
Holy Mass and meeting with "Gianna babies" and families

5:00 p.m.
Holy Mass, followed by talk by Gianna Emanuela
then a catered dinner(pre-paid ticket required)

Sunday, May 1:
10:00 a.m.
(NO 8:00 or 11:00 a.m. Mass)
Holy Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Robert Carlson, followed by a talk by Gianna Emanuela

After talk- 11:30ish
A Pot-Luck Luncheon- Church Hall

Drinks, Meat and Bread provided.
This is a change to the original flyer--We ask each family to bring either a side dish OR a dessert,
according to the first letter of the last name.
A-M dessert (brownies, cupcakes, cookies)
N-Z side dish (salads, vegetables, fruits, casseroles)

Please RSVP with the NUMBER of attendees per family
BY APRIL 24, 2016.
We can estimate food amounts better this way.:
CALL either the Parish office, Rita, 636-327-3854, OR
Christine Hannibal, 636-284-0611, OR
drop the bottom of the Luncheon Flyer
into the collection basket.
Looking forward to a Fun Afternoon!!
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ALSO Tuesday, May 3:
5:30 p.m. Holy Mass at the CATHEDRAL BASILICA, followed by a talk by Gianna Emanuela and a reception.
POTLUCK BONFIRE ROSARY
You’re invited to the Saturday POTLUCK BONFIRE ROSARY. Bring your whole family onSaturday, May 7 after 5 pm Mass in the Parish Hall. Legion of Mary will provide the meat. You just bring a side dish to share. Then we’ll have a bonfire and say the Rosary around it (or inside if the weather is awful). S’mores will complete the evening. No need to RSVP, just come! Questions?
Call Nancy Battis 636-751-6147
ST. GIANNA CATHOLIC BOOK CLUB

Our next meeting will be on May 10, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., in the office area of the church.
The book selection for May is Blessed Margaret Castello, by Fr. William Boniwell.
Hope you can join us!

If you have any questions please contact:
Jan Pfleger at jpfleger649@gmail.com or call 314-495-3170
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.
ST. GIANNA PRO-LIFE MINISTRY PROUDLY
PRESENTS OUR 4TH ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT

"They're Playing Our Song"

Saturday, September 24th
St. Gianna Parish Hall
450 E. Hwy N
Wentzville, MO 63385

Go to the Pro-Life Ministry Page located under the
Parish Groups for more information.

There you will find a link to download the:
  • Sponsorship Donation Solicitation Letter and
  • Player Table Reservation Form

Contact Mary to reserve your table at 636-272-5000 or prolife.stgiannaparish@gmail.com

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SCRIP SALE CASH & CARRY
Did you know that you can purchase cash & carry in the parish office? Check with Rita for availability of cards.
ALTAR SERVERS
Any boy, 10 years old and up, interested in becoming an altar server please contact Jason Bolte 636-262-9642
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
Do you need a ride to Holy Mass or a Parish Event?
Could you provide a ride to church for someone?
If so - - Call St. Gianna's St. Vincent de Paul Conference at 327-3639 ext. 25.

If you are making a monetary donation via check, please make the check payable to:
St. Vincent de Paul

If you have small household items or clothing you can drop them in the bin in the vestibule at church or you can take them to the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in St. Charles located at Regency Square Shopping Center, 1069 Regency Parkway, 636-946-1700. When dropping off items please mention St. Gianna SVdP so that our conference gets the credits.

For large quantities or large items you can contact Rob Grillion at 636-332-5177 for assistance.
QUILTERS
The Parish Hall is open on Thursdays, starting after Mass, for anyone who wishes to stop by and quilt.
Directions and supplies are on the quilt.
We also quilt from 7-9 pm on the first Wednesday of the month.
Please bring your own thimble and scissors.
Questions call Gigi 636-497-5945
QUILTS and QUILTERS
Have a quilt top you need quilted? Let St. Gianna Quilters do it for you. You buy the batting and the backing. You make your payment for the quilting done to St. Gianna Parish. Prices start at $75 for a twin-sized quilt, and go up from there, depending on the size and the amount of quilting.
Questions call Gigi 636-497-5945.
QUILT FOR SALE
Done by St. Gianna quilters

Price: $350.00

Money goes to St. Gianna Parish.
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.