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Good Shepherd Purpose Statement

Connecting children with families and keeping families connected by providing pregnancy and parenting support, foster care programs, and adoption services.

Our Catholic Identity

As one of the nine family of ministries of Catholic Charities of St. Louis, we are proud to share in their mission, vision, and values.

    • Mission: To bring the healing, help, and hope of Jesus Christ to those in need with a compassionate, caring presence.
    • Vision: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Louis will be a premier leader in community renewal and a visible catalyst for social outreach by connecting with people, parishes, and ministries committed to a meaningful communion of care to those in need across every square mile of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
    • Values
      • Dignity: We love and serve each person as made in the image of God
      • Hospitality: We are to be and see Christ in those we serve
      • Service: We always welcome joyfully any opportunity to be in the presence of Christ
      • Excellence: We give our very best to people God calls us to encounter
      • Compassion: We seek to journey with our sisters and brothers
      • Joy: We bring fullness for life and look to bring healing, help, and hope in every encounter