Young Professionals Group

Are you a young professional looking to engage with other young professionals with an interest in supporting the Catholic Charities mission? Join us at our next event to learn more!

Our Mission

To enable young adult professionals to encounter Christ through charity

Our Goal

To promote awareness of Catholic Charities and its eight federated agencies


  • Service and Advocacy Opportunities
  • Professional Development Speakers, Activities and Mentoring
  • Social Events
  • Awareness Activities for Agencies
  • Connection to other Young Professional or Young Friends groups at other agencies

Young Professionals (YP), Catholic Charities of St. Louis

  • Support Catholic Charities of St. Louis mission in the next generation
  • Provide opportunities to fulfill personal call to service
  • Utilize the energy and creativity of young professionals to spread the Catholic Charities of St. Louis mission

Past Activities

    • Second Annual Happy Hour (April 2018) at Tapped. Featured info tables for each of our eight agencies.
    • A bus tour and visited the following agencies: Marygrove, Good Shepherd Children & Family Services, Saint Martha’s Hall and Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
    • Collectively “adopted a family” for Christmas through Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
    • Decorated Christmas cookies and spend time with residents of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services at St. Elizabeth’s  Hall – December 18
    • Co-hosted a Toast to the New Year – Happy Hour with St. Louis Young Adult Ministry – January 20
    • Participated as a team at the Good Shepherd Children & Family Services Annual Dodgeball Tournament – February  17
    • Helped as raffle ticket volunteers at Marygrove’s Bloom Event – February 24
    • Filled supply bags for disaster survivors affected by the tornado in Perryville & later flooding – March 2
  • Supported Queen of Peace Center’s Peace for Kids Trivia Night as a participants – March 11
  • Attended St. Louis Football Club Game with Marygrove’s Young Professionals Board, Young Friends of St. Patrick Center and Catholic Family Services Young Professionals to support and join profit share – April 22

Get Involved

1)    Visit and sign up for email updates and monthly newsletters here

2)    If you have specific questions, email us at

3)    Core Leadership Team meets on the first Thursday evening of  every month. If interested in learning more about the Core Leadership  Team, please contact Brian Thouvenot at