St. Paul Catholic Church is a large parish with a full range of facilities and organizations, including an elementary…More school, men's club, St. Anne's Sodality, mother's club, Catholic Women of Faith, a youth ministry and an active athletic association. There are several choirs. The first Mass at St. Paul's was celebrated on Christmas Day 1879. The first church was a white frame building. The first brick church was constructed in Olde Town Fenton on Main Street. It still stands today. As the congregation grew, a bigger facility was needed and a church/school building was built in 1959 on the site of a former orphanage on Smizer Mill Road. The current church was dedicated on Nov. 4, 1984, allowing the school to expand into the old church building.
Society of Our Mother of Peace 6150 Antire Rd, High Ridge, MO63049 The Society for Our Mother of Peace is home to Mary the Font of Solitude, a religious monastic community of the Catholic…More church. The retreat is geared for participants to spend their days in prayer. As a hermitage, the goal is to provide a place for quiet time with God. The group also practices some door-to-door evangelization. Visitors are welcome.
The High Ridge Knights of Columbus Council 8588, affiliated with St. Anthony's Church, performs a variety of…More fund-raising activities in the local community and operates a large banquet hall on Antire Road. The banquet facility is located on the grounds of the defunct Poco Loco Western Town, which the Knights purchased several years ago. In addition to being able to seat 200 for banquets in the main hall, there is also a smaller facility, seating up to 50, in the old saloon of the former tourist attraction.
The Catholic, fraternal, charitable, family organization provides an honor guard upon request at wakes and funerals. The faith-based group has 120 members. With a primary mission of raising funds for charity, the Knights help support Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, as well as the local chapter of the St. Vincent DePaul Society through events such as a Night at the Races, dances and others.