Southside ECC Gala: Opening Doors
Faith Des Peres is being honored at Southside Early Childhood Center’s Annual Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, April 12, 6:30pm at the Chase Park Plaza, and you’re all invited! This year they celebrate 128 years of service to the community as they prepare for a move to a new building. With this move, they establish a new foundation that will enable them to open doors for a brighter future for the girls and boys of South St. Louis. Click here for more information on the event and how to RSVP.

Free Film Series Concludes April 1, 7pm
The Kirkwood Franciscan Sisters will conclude their free film series on April 1 with the presentation of “The New Green Giants,” discussing the truths and myths of the organic food industry. Due to seating, registration is required at or call 314-965-3700. More information on their website:

St. Louis Storytelling Festival will be at FDP!
Mark your calendars for the largest free Storytelling Festival in the world… some of which will be held right here at Faith Des Peres! The 35th annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival will take place May 1-3, with world-renowned storytellers appearing at FDP on Thursday, May 1st. For a complete list of storytellers, activities and days, click here. You can also contact Jim Gerst with additional questions – he’ll be one of the storytellers!