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Welcome to St. Anselm Parish

Our mission is to imitate Jesus Christ by loving and serving all people in and outside our community. In cooperation with the Abbey, the Priory School, and the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, we strive to share the love of God. Come join us for Mass, special events, or activities!

Father Aidan McDermott, OSB

Celebrate with Us

Whether a quick visit for Adoration, quiet time, or celebrations, St. Anselm welcomes you. Established in August 1966 under Cardinal Ritter and later formally recognized on the grounds of St. Louis Priory in 1968, St. Anselm shares facilities and campus with the school, the Benedictine Community West County off of Mason Road. Interested in learning more about our vibrant parish community? Click below to make an inquiry.

St. Anselm Parish
Mass Times

Mass Schedule

Sunday Masses
7:30 a.m. (Abbey Church)
9:00 a.m. (Abbey Church)
11:00 a.m. (Parish Chapel)
5:30 p.m. (Parish Chapel)

Weekday Masses
6:45 a.m. (Parish Chapel)
7:30 a.m. (Abbey Church)
5:30 p.m. (Abbey Church)
First Friday ONLY 8:30 a.m. (Parish Chapel)

Saturday Masses
7:30 a.m. (Abbey Church)
8:45 a.m. (Abbey Church)
4:30 p.m. (Vigil) (Abbey Church)

Confession Hours

Confession Schedule

Half an hour before all Masses:
7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. (Abbey Church)
10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Parish Center)

5 p.m. (Abbey Church)

8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Abbey Church)

Join Our Parish

Join Our Parish

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"For I do not seek to understand in order to believe, but I believe in order to understand. For I believe this: unless I believe, I will not understand."

Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Living Our Faith

Living Our Faith

Living Our Faith

Learn how to get involved, register for classes, or discover more about the sacraments.


Parish News

Parish News

Parish News

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