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Upcoming Events:

Feast of St. Benedict

Thursday, March 21

8:00am Low Mass
6:30pm Solemn Mass

St. Benedict is one of the three co-patrons of the Institute of Christ the King. A plenary indulgence, under the usual conditions, is granted to faithful who attend Mass at an Institute Apostolate on the feast of their Patron.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament - Register now!

Laetare Sunday, March 31

Following the 10:00am Solemn Mass on Laetare Sunday, we will host our annual 3 on 3, double elimination basketball tournament in St. Francis de Sales Oratory gymnasium. It's for ages 15 and up and begins at 12:30pm. Contact Abbé Alex by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;or by phone 314-771-3100 to register as a team or as an individual. If you register as an individual then you will be assigned a team prior to the beginning of the tournament. See you there!

Stations of the Cross

Fridays during Lent

6:30pm Low Mass followed by Stations of the Cross

A Plenary indulgence, under the usual conditions, is granted to those who piously make the Way of the Cross.

2019 Chant Workshop - Register Now!

May 3-5

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Gregorian Chant Workshop, with Canon Wulfran Lebocq, former chant master at the Institute’s Seminary in Gricigliano and currently Prior at Sacred Heart Church in Limerick, Ireland will be offered at St. Francis de Sales Oratory on May 3-5, 2019. The workshop will start for all participants on Friday, May 3 at 4:00 pm. 

Registration is now open! For more information please click here.

2019 Holy Week Schedule 

Palm Sunday, April 14

8:00am Low Mass
9:30am Blessing of Palms & Procession followed by Solemn High Mass

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Masses and Confessions as usual

Holy Thursday, April 18

5:30pm Confessions
6:30pm Solemn High Mass followed by Procession to the Repository
Adoration until Midnight

Good Friday, April 19

8:00am Stations of the Cross & Confessions
3:00pm Mass of the Pre- Sanctified
(Confessions 2:00pm - 5:00pm)

Holy Saturday, April 20

5:30pm Confessions
6:30pm Easter Vigil and Solemn High Mass followed by Blessing of Easter Food (Bread, Eggs…)

Easter Sunday, April 21

8:00am Low Mass
10:00am Solemn High Mass


Information, Schedule & Directions

Clergy of the Oratory

Rev. Canon Michael K. Wiener, Rector, Episcopal Delegate
for the implementation of the Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum in the Archdiocese of St. Louis

Rev. Canon Pierre Dumain, Vicar

Rev. Canon Luke V. A. Zignego, Vicar

Abbé Alex J. Barga, Sacristan


Mrs. Mary Hayworth, Office Administrator

Mr. Jon Roche, Accounting Manager

Dr. Steven Ball, Director of Sacred Music/ Master of the Choirs

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