Sunday, June 10, 2007

Corpus Christi Procession at the Oratory

Corpus Christi procession at Saint Francis de Sales Oratory, in Saint Louis, Missouri. Due to bad weather, the procession was held inside of the church.


  1. Mark,

    The Archdiocesan website says that we have "11 personal parishes" , "175 territorial parishes" and one oratory. But nowhere can I find out what all eleven of these personal parishes are. I have identified eight:

    1. The Old Cathedral (for those attached to its architecture & history)
    2. St. Agatha (Polish)
    3. St. Joseph (Croatian)
    4. Sts. Peter & Paul (Liberal)
    5. St. Cronan (Liberal)
    6. St. Thomas Aquinas (Vietnamese)
    7. St. Wenceslaus (for those devoted to the spirituality of the Missionaries of the Holy Family)
    8. St. Cecilia (Hispanic)

    I figured you might know the remaining three. Specifically, is the New Cathedral one?

    God bless!

  2. I can think of the three new chapels:

    Saint Mary of Victories
    Saint John Nepomuk
    Saints Mary and Joseph.

    Perhaps these were counted.

  3. Saint Thomas of Aquin had the Vietnamese ministry, but now it is at Resurrection of Our Lord.