Wee Praise is held on Sunday mornings during the 9:30am Mass

Click Here:  Wee Praise Volunteer Application

The St. Louis Wee Praise program is in need of volunteers for the following volunteer positions.

Catechist – Prepare and teach lesson as outlined in the curriculum manual.  Must attend every scheduled Wee Praise class -or- schedule a substitute from approved list.  Must arrive no later than 9:10am on class days and stay until all children are picked up and materials are put away (usually 10:45).

Adult Assistant – Assist Catechist with planned lesson as requested.  Must attend every scheduled Wee Praise class -or- schedule a substitute from approved list. Must arrive no later than 9:10am on class days and stay until all children are picked up and materials are put away (usually 10:45am).

Classroom Helper – Assist Catechist and Adult Assistant as requested.  Must attend every scheduled Wee Praise class -or- schedule a substitute from approved list. Must arrive no later than 9:10am on class days and stay until all children are picked up and materials are put away (usually 10:45am). Volunteer hours are available for those who are completing service hour requirement.

Substitute Catechist – Fill in as needed for Catechist, Assistant or Helper.  When substituting for a Catechist, lesson plan and materials will be provided unless the Substitute requests to plan his/her own lesson.

Please note:  The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to providing a safe environment for children and youth.  All parish volunteers who come in frequent contact with children/youth are required to complete a volunteer certification process.  All adult volunteers must complete VIRTUS Certification, which includes a criminal background check. Volunteer opportunities are also available for youth beginning in the 6th grade. Youth, ages 14 to 17, must complete STAND Certification in order to volunteer.

View and begin VIRTUS or STAND certification process here