ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
Cathedral parishioners meet to address the social concerns of our own parish as well as those of our neighbors, by reaching out to the poor and lonely. By coordinating and working with various support agencies and faith communities, they seek ways to involve parish members in works of mercy. The SVdP Cathedral Food Pantry provides food, spiritual and financial aid and clothing to people who live in our area. The SVdP Breakfast for the Needy and Lonely provides a hot breakfast every Saturday in the Cathedral School Café.
Contact: Ron Lassman, 618.550.3883
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Cathedral of Saint Peter Council #15746
A Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization dedicated to making a difference in the areas of faith, community, family, youth and fellowship. Through its principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism, the Knights of Columbus accomplish many good works in the name of the Church.
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the Undercroft.
Contact: Grand Knight: Larry Koesterer 314.520.7895
MINISTRY TO THE HOUSEBOUND
A group of men and women who visit a large number of sick and elderly parishioners in their homes or nursing/care centers, for prayer and personal contact.
Meetings: Meetings are scheduled as needed.
Contact: Susan Wiegers, 618.233.4606
Contact: Doug Lugge, 618.476.9505
The Welcoming Committee contacts all new parishioners of the Cathedral Parish and helps them to feel welcome in our parish. They inform new parishioners of the various organizations and activities within the parish and invite them to become active parishioners.
Contact: Margie Schwartz, 618-235.3102
NOTRE DAME ACADEMY ATHLETIC CLUB
Anyone interested in sports or parents who have children involved in sports teams at our Parish School. The club schedule sporting events, run concession stand, schedule workers for home sports events, run tournaments and raise funds to pay the budget of a complete year of school sports.
Meetings: Scheduled as needed.
Contact: Notre Dame Academy Office, 618-233.6414
BEREAVEMENT LUNCHEON COMMITTEE
This committee is a friend to families in their hour of sorrow. The Funeral Luncheon Committee can prepare a luncheon after a Cathedral funeral, with prior arrangements.
Contact: Jane Riess, 618-233.5385
SACRED HEART PRAYER CHAIN
The Sacred Heart Prayer Chain solicits prayers for people who call them with a special prayer request.
Meetings: No meetings
Contact: Jennifer Schaefer, 235.5770
WEDNESDAY WORK CREW
This group volunteers its services to maintain the physical needs of the parish: carpentry, plumbing, electric and many other skills.
Meetings: Every Wednesday from 8:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.
Contact: John McCoy, 235.4822
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA (TROOP 11)
A world brotherhood of boys, ages 11-18 years and their adult leaders, this organization’s purpose is to build leadership, fellowship and loyalty to God and country, as well as physical fitness.
Meetings: Meetings are held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday evenings.
Contact: Terry Grime, 791.1227
CUB SCOUTS (PACK 11)
A younger group of the Boy Scouts of America ages 8-10 years and their adult leaders. Cub Scouts teaches them crafts along with the ideals of Boy Scouting, i.e., leadership, physical fitness and citizenship. There are weekly den meetings (smaller groups of boys) which enables a Den Leader to teach crafts and skills. The Webelos (older Cub Scouts) engage in campouts and outings. Cub Scouts teaches boys physical, mental and spiritual development.
Meetings: Meetings are held weekly as determined by the group leader.
Contact: Kim Schwarzkopf, 541.324.0584
Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Each troop carries out its own plan of action according to the National guidelines for the age appropriate level. Girl Scouts is for kindergarten through 12th grade girls.
Meetings: Troop Meetings are determined by the leaders at the beginning of each school year.
Contact: Rita Schaefer, 979.5270
CATHEDRAL ROSARY MAKERS GUILD
The Guild makes rosaries for the Missions, for the homebound, for those in the hospital and nursing homes as well as more elaborate rosaries for special occasions.
Meetings: The Rosary Guild meets on Friday mornings from 9:30 A.M.-Noon in the Undercroft.
Contact: Marilyn Neumeyer, 618.234.6293
Tour guides are members of the Cathedral of Saint Peter who are called upon to give tours of our Cathedral at various times of the year.
Meetings: Training is provided for volunteers.
Contact: Rectory Office, 234.1166