Holiday Hours

The offices at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary will be closed from noon on Wednesday, December 24th through Thursday, January 1st for the Christmas holiday. Please be assured of our prayers for a blessed and enjoyable Christmas!Institutional Photo for Christmas Cards Hires

Please Support Our Future Priests

Advent NovenaDuring Advent, we acknowledge the gifts we have received and anticipate the joy of Christmas. God has blessed us with many seminarians at Kenrick-Glennon. These young men radiate Christ’s joy in our parishes, schools and apostolates as they prepare for a lifetime of loving service. We hope that you will remember our seminarians in your prayers and offerings this Christmas. Please consider making a gift in one of these other ways:

  • Make an online gift
  • Send your contribution to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, Mailstop 300400, P.O. Box 798307, St. Louis, MO 63179.
  • Contribute through the special seminary collection at a parish within the Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • Donate appreciated securities

If you would like to make a year-end gift to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, it’s not too late! Make a gift online or call 314-792-7435 prior to noon on December 31. Staff will be checking voicemail at that number and will contact you shortly. Mailed-in gifts must be postmarked by December 31st and the check must be dated on or before December 31 in order to count as contributions for 2014.

Thank you for supporting our future priests!

Holy Land Retreat and Pilgrimage

Dominus Flevit the place where Jesus wept over JerusalemThe deacons in Theology IV will soon travel to the Holy Land for the third annual Holy Land Retreat and Pilgrimage. They will depart from the U.S. on December 28th and arrive in Israel on the 29th. Their journey will begin on the Mount of Beatitudes with a five-day canonical retreat required for Ordination to the Priesthood. Following the retreat, the deacons will have time for pilgrimage in the Holy Land.

For further information about their journey, please visit the Holy Land Retreat and Pilgrimage page.

Glennon Lecture on January 31, 2015

Dr. Francis J. Beckwith will present the 3rd Annual John Cardinal Glennon Lecture on Saturday, January 31, 2015th. His lecture “Faith, Reason, and American Public Life” will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Cardinal Rigali Center Auditorium. This lecture, sponsored by Cardinal Glennon College, is open to the public. Please RSVP by January 20th to Rita Angeles at 314-792-6100 or

For further information, please visit the Glennon Lecture website.

Chapel Renovations

Beautiful church buildings often inspire us to pray. To help enhance the prayer life of the seminarians, the Chapel of St. Joseph, the main place of worship at the seminary, is undergoing renovations. This is the final phase of the seminary renovations funded through the Faith for the Future Campaign.