St. Louis Center


Saints for St. Louis Center


Why is St. Louis Center important to you?...


Mary Galasso

Jack Tocco, Jr.

Martha Buhr Grimes

"When I see what can be done 'for the least of our children' it reminds me of how fortunate I have been in life. God bless the priests and staff who care so deeply for God's children."

"Because of the life altering care and nurturing they administer to the residents, allowing them to have a meaningful existence."

"Theodore Roosevelt once said: 'This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.' This is why the Buhr Foundation supports St. Louis Center's St. Louis Guanella Village capital campaign -- to help make our community a good place for ALL OF US to live in, especially those among us who are the most vulnerable."


John Thorhauer

Cathy Bilinski


Norm Neuman

"St. Louis Center is important to me because everyone needs the opportunity to live life to its fullest and to have a loving and caring environment that respects their dignity, independence and individualism."

"When you walk throughout St. Louis Center it truly feels like 'holy ground.' Peace, love and joy flows from the priests and staff, through the residents and into the hearts of those who visit."

"The Servants of Charity priests at St. Louis Center have dedicated their lives to providing a home filled with loving care, comfort, and security to children and adults with special needs for over fifty years. When I see what they are doing and have been doing for those who cannot possibly take care of themselves, I want to be part of this wonderful gift of mercy."

Michelle Massey-Barnes

Nancy Graebner

Andy Shmina

"The loving care that St. Louis Center provides gives the greater community the chance to embrace differences and promote inclusion. Having the residents involved in our community and having the campus open to volunteers gives all of us a special opportunity to give, grow, and to learn to see light instead of limitations. Thank you for everything you do!"

"My involvement with St. Louis Center provides me the opportunity to advocate for one of God's most precious gifts in our community - the gift of SLC residents who are filled with gratitude, joy and love. You have not experienced a joyful hug until you have been hugged by a SLC resident. SLC keeps me focused on what is truly important in this life - love, mercy, charity and gratitude. Our SLC residents deserve the best that this life has to give and I enjoy spending my time doing my best to be their advocate and voice in the community. SLC is a very special place where minds, bodies and spirits are healed and loved."

"God has entrusted the residents of St. Louis Center to our care. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are created in the image and likeness of God and are deserving of our best efforts. By caring for them, we humanize ourselves and society."