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OUR LADY OF PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH                                                             

8866 PARDEE ROAD, ST LOUIS, MO  63123 

314-843-3570       email:  ladyprov@olpstl.org                  



Thank you for visiting our parish website. At OLP we wish to extend to friends and neighbors and to visitors and strangers a warm and sincere welcome. For more than sixty years the Catholic faithful have gathered here in worship and fellowship under the patronage of Our Lady to fulfill the Lord’s mission to His faithful people. As you visit our website, we hope that you not only discover the information you seek, but you are drawn by our invitation to join us.

If you are visitors to our area, we are honored by your presence at the Eucharist. If you are a resident searching for a home church, we hope that you will allow us to open our doors to you that you may find a place of faith and friendship.

At Our Lady of Providence, I am excited to be joining you as your pastor and I am filled with much hope and joy as I look forward to being with you in the future ahead.  I know that Fr. Paul Niemann shares in this excitement and joy, too, as he looks forward to his future here at OLP.  I look forward to what God has in store for us as we work together in living our Catholic faith and sharing the Good News with all those before us.  

The schedule of Masses at  OLP will remain the same as before. The OLP rectory will continue to serve as the office for OLP parish, although Father Niemann and I will live at Annunciation rectory.  You can reach us at 314-962-5955 for anything you might need.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask.

In the loving care of Our Lady,
Father Mike Esswein, Pastor
Fr. Paul Niemann, Associate Pastor

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        Sunday morning 10:30 AM Mass will be live streamed.
    Click Live Stream icon on the navy blue bar above just below the photos.

               Daily Mass  Monday. Tuesday. and Thurday, Friday at  7:30 am
                 Wednesday Morning Mass is at 8 am 
         throughout the year.

   Saturday Evening Mass
4:30 pm
   Sunday Mass
               8:30 am, 10:30 am (LIVE STREAMED)
        Saturday 3:30 – 4:00 pm
       Or by appointment 



Our Mission

Guided by the Word of God and the redeeming love shown for us by Jesus, our parish is committed to the Providential Care of God, and the Patronage of Mary, Our Lady of Divine Providence, through prayer, worship, the Sacraments, and joyful service to the needs of others.


2024 Annual Catholic Appeal

Posted on April 18, 2024 in: General News

Dear Friends, Every year at this time the Archdiocese holds the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA).  This capital campaign is supported throughout our local Church of St. Louis in every one of our parishes.  This year's Appeal is For the Life of the World.  The ACA provides us an opportunity to realize the difference we can make when we act together in God’s love. The impact that it has on so many lives each year is significant.  The ministries that rely on the Appeal are wide ranging and have a direct impact on the Church and our communities throughout the Archdiocese. You can learn more about t...

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Dear Friends, Our Lady of Providence Rachel Mueth Memorial Golf Tournament registration is now open online at http://rachelmuethgolf.com  The Rachel Mueth Memorial Golf Tournament is turning 28 this year!! We invite you to participate in the 28th annual Rachel Mueth Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 at Aberdeen Golf Club. This annual event brings friends and parishioners of Our Lady of Providence together for a day of fun that also helps support the parish, Holy Cross Academy and the Crestwood community. As a partner in Holy Cross Academy, the OLP Parish continues to maintain the school bu...

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Everyone is talking about. . A New Discussion Group at OLP and Annunciation Let’s Talk about Catholic Social Teaching  Fr. Mike and Fr. Paul invite you to take part in an exciting new parish program, running from January through December 2024. Each month, parishioners will meet to discuss one aspect of Catholic Social Teaching. The discussion session will be offered twice each month to allow participants to choose a convenient time to attend.  There are two sessions per month (one Sunday after Mass and one evening session) held alternate months ar  Annunciation in the Mother of Perpetu...

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Protecting God's Children


Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance. Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:
Sandra Price, Executive Director
Office of Child & Youth Protection
Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:
Missouri Department of Heath & Senior Services
Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline:
1-800-392-0210 TO REPORT ABUSE OF A CHILD OR AN ADULT CONTACT THE ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. LOUIS  (click the link above or call 314-792-7005)  


Archdiocese of St. Louis provides the sexual abuse prevention program "Protecting God's Children" to parishes, schools, and archdiocesan agencies at no cost.  Office of Child and Youth Protection         

Safe Environment Prevent and Protect St. Louis (preventandprotectstl.org)

The Archdiocese of St. Louis has developed a NEW system for safe environment compliance called Prevent and Protect STL.  Everyone ministering to minors and vulnerable adults (clergy, employees and volunteers) in the Archdiocese are required and asked to register in the new system before December 31, 2020.  This includes those new to service and those who are currently in service.  For those who have already attended a Protecting God’s Children workshop, your previous training date will transfer to this new system.  In addition to attending a live Protecting God’s Children workshop, all clergy, volunteers, and employees will register for an updated background screening, view two new online training modules on abuse reporting and the Code of Ethical Conduct, and agree to the updated Code of Ethical Conduct.  Please go to http://www.preventandprotectstl.org to register and contact your parish Child Safety Coordinator, Margie Anderson ,at 314-843-3570 x10 with any questions or for further assistance.