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Welcome to Incarnate Word Parish!

Endowed with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, we the members of the Incarnate Word faith community dedicate ourselves in a spirit of mutual respect to live & proclaim the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. We are called to do this by reaching in to our parish family & reaching out to the universal Church and to the global community, by ministering to their spiritual, educational, social & material needs. We will do this by using our God-given gifts of time, talents, & treasures in an environment of collaborative ministry, in full harmony with the teachings & traditions of our Catholic faith.

Join Us at Incarnate Word

Weekday Masses: Monday-Friday 7am & 8am; Saturday 8am
Sunday Masses: Saturday 5pm; Sunday 7:15am, 8:45am, 10:30am, 12:15pm; LifeTeen 6pm
Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30-4:30pm; Wednesday 7-8pm (except 1st Wednesday of month) or by appointment

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News & Announcements

Star of Bethlehem Craft Fair 2014

The wildly popular Incarnate Word Star of Bethlehem Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 29 from 9:00am-2:00pm. All are invited to enjoy a unique gift shopping in the Kent Center with over 50 vendors.

Advent by Candlelight 2014

This year's event is on Friday, December 5th from 7:00pm-9:00pmAdvent By Candlelight is an opportunity for women of all ages to set aside the hustle and bustle of holiday preparation and focus their minds and hearts on the birth of Christ.  Hostesses decorate a table in a holiday theme using their own decorations and provide a dessert for their table. The ladies will enjoy a seasonal reflection by Deacon Joe Kelly.  There are two ways you can participate: by being a hostess or a guest.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.at if you would like to reserve a table or would like to attend as a guest. What a wonderful way to begin the Advent season.

Gift Cards-Perfect for Christmas Giving

Purchase a gift card directly from Incarnate Word that can be used the same as cash at your favorite local and nationally franchised retailers, restaurants and supermarkets.  Gift cards can be purchased at the Parish Office during business hours (8am-4pm). These gift cards make great Christmas gifts! All orders must be received by 9am on Monday, December 15th to ensure Christmas delivery. Gift Card form page 1    Gift Card form page 2

Poinsettias for Purchase or to Donate

You can purchase a beautiful poinsettia plant for $20 to donate to the parish to be used in the sanctuary during the Christmas season. You can simply donate one or donate one in memory of someone. The list of those being remembered by the poinsettia gift will be listed in the bulletin at Christmas. Fill out the form below and return with your payment by November 23.  Flowers come in 8” pots with decorative wrap.  They are approximately 15” in height and average 8 to 10 flowers.  2014 Poinsettia order form

Photo Directory

2015 will be a milestone year for Incarnate Word Parish. We will celebrate our 50th anniversary! We will be producing a new anniversary pictorial directory of parishioners.  PLEASE be a part of that by having your picture taken for the directory.

There is no cost to our church to produce this directory, and each participating family will receive a complimentary 8x10 portrait and free directory and have the opportunity to purchase additional portraits to share with family & friends. Sign-ups for the photography sessions will be after weekend Masses or on-line during the week by clicking on the icon below. Please note on-line sign-ups are suspended on the weekends as the sign-up sheets will be only available in the church vestibule on weekends.

Dates-First Session:  

November 13, 14, 15 & November 18, 19, 20

December 5, 6 

December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13  &  December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Times:  Weekdays:   2:00pm – 9:00pm                    Saturdays:  10:00am – 4:30pm

We are in need of volunteers to help with sign-ups after Masses and/or hostess duties on the day of photography. If you can spare anywhere from 15 minutes after a Mass, or a couple of hours on a picture day, please contact Mary Reichenbach at 576-5366 ext. 48 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Archbishop's Call to Peace in Ferguson

As the verdict from the grand jury looms, we, the as Catholics, must continue to keep Ferguson and our local community in our prayers during this tumultuous time. If you have not done so I encourage you to read and listen to Archbishop Carlson’s call to peace in our community.

IWAA Fall 2014 Newsletter

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Peter & Paul Meals Program

Our group of volunteers provide a meal for up to 200 clients at Peter & Paul in the Soulard neighborhood.

On the 20th of each month, Incarnate Word volunteers prepare, transport and serve a meal to the homeless clients of Peter & Paul Community Services, an ecumenical human service agency committed to providing transitional housing and supportive services to the homeless, especially those experiencing mental illness, HIV/AIDS or drug or alcohol addiction. Our group of volunteers provide a meal for up to 200 clients at Peter & Paul in the Soulard neighborhood. Volunteers are Needed!  Click here for sign-ups