The Conversation – Fall 2022


The Conversation: A Catholic Perspective on Cycle-of-Life Issues

Fall 2022 Seminar Events have concluded.

Conversations about cycle-of-life issues are never easy.  Being prepared ensures that your wishes are followed.

Understand Church teaching on cycle-of-life issues so you can clearly communicate to your family about these difficult decisions.  Advance planning on your part keeps your family from having to make these difficult decisions.

This free seminar is for people of all ages and life situations: singles, parents of young families, those caring for aging parents and those facing illness or death.

Look for more educational events coming soon.


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Fall 2022 Seminars have Concluded

Saturdays,  10:00am-2:00pm

September 10
St. Joseph’s Academy
St. Louis, MO

October 1
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
St. Louis, MO

November 5
St. Margaret of Scotland
St. Louis, MO

November 12
St. Rose Philippine Duchesne
Florissant, MO

Topics Presented

Principles of Catholic Bioethics

(led by a priest theologian)

  • Ordinary & Extraordinary Means of Preserving Human Life
  • Quality of Life & the Dignity of the Human Person

Estate Planning & Advance Directives

(led by a Catholic estate attorney)

  • Understanding your estate planning documents
  • Best practices related to planning your estate

Charitable Gift Planning

(led by a Roman Catholic Foundation representative)

  • Types of charitable planned gifts
  • Ways to create a charitable (planned) gift both during and after lifetime

Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Planning

(led by a priest or deacon)

  • Pastoral Care of the Sick & Dying
  • Anatomical Donation & Cremation
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The Roman Catholic Foundation builds endowed funds that will support Catholic parishes, schools and ministries throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis for generations to come.

Legal Name
Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri
Tax Identification Number: 46-3309222


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Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63141


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