About Planning Area 1

  • Located in the North County deanery. There are 10 territorial parishes and 4 elementary schools (6 school campuses) in this planning area.
  • There has been a significant shift in the racial composition of the planning area:
    • The percentage of the white population decreased from 69% in 1990 to 24% in 2020
    • The percentage of the black population increased from 29% in 1990 to 69% in 2020
  • Registered households in the planning area declined by 34% during the past decade, the largest decline of any planning area.
  • There are few baptisms, a declining number of children in Catholic schools, and few children in PSR.
  • A 50% decline in Mass attendance during the past decade, largest of any planning area
  • Currently there are 11 diocesan priests assigned to this planning area
  • Long term, there may be only 6 diocesan priests available for ministry to this planning area.


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Parish Workbooks

The Parish Workbooks give parishioners relevant demographic, ministerial, and financial data about the Archdiocese of St. Louis, their local planning area, and their specific parish. The data contained in the Parish Workbook was created by the Pastoral Planning Committee and validated by pastors and Key Parish Leaders over the past several months. The workbooks incorporate data gathered over the past twenty years from parishes across the Archdiocese of St. Louis and highlights historical trends which inform future projections for parish life. The Parish Workbooks will be updated soon to include 2022 Mass counts.

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Sacred Heart (Florissant)

St. Angela Merici (Florissant)

St. Ann (Normandy)

St. Ferdinand (Florissant)

St. Martin De Porres (Hazelwood)

St. Norbert (Florissant)

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne (Florissant)

St. Sabina (Florissant)

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