Who We Are

St. Gianna Catholic Church
450 E Highway N
Wentzville, MO 63385

Mission Statement

As Catholics of St. Gianna Parish, in communion with our Archbishop, and our Holy Father, the Bishop of Rome, we are called by Jesus Christ to be His body, the Church, in our local community and to fully live the Gospel.

With faith, hope and charity, we strive to live our discipleship by fervent prayer, inspired worship, sound teaching, and sharing our faith with those in physical and spiritual need.

Mass Times


Saturday Evening
(except Holy Saturday) -
5:00 p.m.
(Confessions 4:30p.m. - 4:55p.m.)

Sunday Morning -
8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
(Confessions 7:30a.m. - 7:55am)
(Confessions 10:30a.m.-10:55am)

Weekday (Monday-Saturday)
8:00 a.m. daily


7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Holy Mass

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
Friday: After the 7:30 p.m. Mass

(Perpetual Help Devotions after Holy Mass
on Tuesday Morning)
Adoration Of
The Blessed Sacrament
Begins on Monday at 8:30 a.m. and Ends with benediction on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
An hour spent with Jesus is NEVER wasted.
Please contact:
Lynette Mueller 636-639-9033 or lynettemariemueller@gmail.com
to sign up for an hour of adoration.
The Rosary is prayed on:
Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am
(for Peace & Conversion of America)

Saturday at 7:30am
(for the end of abortion)

Chaplet of Divine Mercy is prayed on: Sunday at 10:40
(for the end of abortion)

Catholic Education for Youth

St. Gianna PSR
Grades 1 - 8
Mondays 6:00-7:15 pm
Mrs. Nancy Burian  Cell: 314-623-0176

Full time Catholic School--
St. Joseph in Josephville

Father Samson invites St. Gianna parishioners to attend St Joseph's School without paying out of boundary tuition.
Principal: Ms. Jill Nance

St. Gianna Homeschool Co-op
Grades 7 - 12
Mondays 9:00am-3:00pm
Mrs. Cheri Hoeber hoebercheryl@gmail.com

St. Gianna Classical Co-op
Kindergarten - grade 12
Fridays 8:45 am-12:30 pm
Mrs. Theresa Citrowske tcitrowske@gmail.com

Fr. Elliott's Latest Homily:


       ​Advent By Candlelight       

​The Ladies Auxiliary of St. Gianna is hosting their Advent By Candlelight event again this year on Friday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  This is always a good way to begin the Advent season.  Sign up in the church vestibule.

           Immaculee Retreat
           December 8 & 9

St. Gianna Parish will host world renowned speaker Immaculee Ilibagiza.  The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday, December 8, with doors opening at 4 pm to allow for seating.  The cost of the event, including both days is $57 per person, or $76 for two people.  You may preregister online at https:www.immaculee.com/collections/
retreats.  Click on "Wentzville, MO" Retreat Information.

​You may also call Rita Schulte at the church office at 636-327-3639 to register and prepay. (Cash or checks accepted.  Checks made out to "Immaculee")

The retreat will run from 5-9 pm on Friday with Holy Mass at 9 pm.  It resumes at 8:30 am on Saturday, concluding at 12:30.
Immaculee Flyer.pdf
click to download

             Men's Annual
​     White House Retreat

Join the men of our parish on our annual retreat from November 30, 2017, to December 3, 2017.  Retreats at the White House Retreat Center are silent, guided retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.  Meals are provided and with private accommodations.  No set fee.  To register call Larry Baine or Steve Tuffner or visit www.whretreat.org.

       Parish Clean-Up Day

Save the date May 5, 2018 to spruce up
the parish!!  Many hands make light work!!


Click here for a 17 minute slide show.
Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the daughter of our patron saint, is working to raise funds to restore their family home, the church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, and build the St. Gianna Beretta Molla International Center.

Click here to view more information on the
St. Gianna Ponte Nuovo Project.

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Today's Liturgy



The book, Left To Tell, by Immaculee Ilibagiza, is the next selection for the book club.  The December meeting, December 5, we will discuss it.
Anyone can join the book club. If you have questions please contact Jan Pfleger 636-625-4167

That Man Is You

That Man Is You is an ongoing program at St. Gianna.  Plan to attend the meetings at 6:30 am on the next Saturdays in the Parish Hall.

Remember this is another wonderful opportunity for the men of our parish to grow in their faith.  
It is provided by the same ministry that brought you The Choice Wine series which was incredibly popular and well attended.  

Pray for discernment and answer the call from
St. Joseph to provide strong leadership for our brothers in Christ, our families, our parish and our Catholic faith!

 Registration For

(P)arish (S)chool of (R)eligion


September 11, 2017, was the First Night of PSR Class for the 2017-2018 school year.  To begin registration, click the following link.  The link takes you to the website page for the Parish School of Religion and to the necessary registration forms.

Parish Groups--PSR

​Or proceed first to the Parish Groups website page, then to the PSR page within the group.


Our Lady Undoer of Knots Legion of Mary has a traveling statue of Our Lady of Fatima available to any family who would like to schedule a visit. Sign up sheets are on the table in the vestibule of the church or you can call Nancy Battis at 636-751-6147.
Blessed Prayer Shawls are now available at St. Gianna’s thanks to Immaculate Conception Dardenne. If you or someone you know is in need of consolation, healing, guidance, prayers and deliverance from afflictions, please call the parish office, 636-327-3639 to request a shawl. Please provide the name of the prayer shawl recipient so that it can be added to ICD’s book of recipients for continuous prayers. Donations are welcome for the shawls. A typical donation is between $15 - $20.