Friday, August 25, 2006

August 25 - St. Louis, King of France, events

For more information on this saint and king of France, see Saint-a-Day.

The official commemoration of today's saint is celebrated today at the Old Cathedral. Here's more information and related events from the St. Louis Review:

"St. Louis, Roi
A Mass in French and English will be celebrated at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, Lindell Boulevard and Newstead Avenue in the Central West End, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, to mark the feast day of St. Louis, the 13th century French king and patron of the St. Louis Archdiocese. Archbishop Raymond L. Burke will be principal celebrant. Members of St. Louis-Lyon Sister Cities Inc. and Societe Francaise of St. Louis will attend and are inviting the general public to jon them. Call S.P. Sutera at (314) 862-4282, for information. The formal observance of the feast of St. Louis remains Aug. 25; a plenary indulgence will be granted those who attend Mass that day at the cathedral basilica.


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