Saint John Nepomuk Chapel
Est. 1854

Welcome to Saint John Nepomuk, the oldest Czech Roman Catholic church in the New World.

Welcome to Saint John Nepomuk Chapel, the oldest Czech church in the New World.  Founded in 1854, Saint John’s has been serving Catholics in the historic Soulard area of Saint Louis for 162 years.  Today we embrace our Czech heritage but our church is attended by people of all backgrounds from all over the Metropolitan Saint Louis Area.

Please join us for the holy sacrifice of the mass Saturday afternoon at 4:30 or Sunday morning at 9:30.  All masses are celebrated in English with Czech hymns on Sunday morning.  



Don't be confused by the phrase "ordinary time".  There is nothing "ordinary" about this period between Easter and Advent.  Every Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning the priest performs the miracle of the transformation of plain old bread and wine into the Glorious Body and Blood of our Lord.  There's nothing "ordinary" about that.  In a very real sense, every weekend is Easter weekend in the Catholic church.

Join us each week on Saturday at 4:30 pm and Sunday morning at 9:30 for the celebration of the Eucharist.  Saint John Nepomuk is one of the most beautiful churches in the Archdiocese, and we don't preach a watered-down Gospel.  If you enjoy the traditional English language mass and solid Gospel teaching, we could be your new church home.   Or, feel free to join us any weekend.  
Visitors are always welcome!  SJN is the perfect place to celebrate the Eucharist on your way to Busch Stadium or Savis Center.  In fact, you can park in Soulard and ride one of the many free shuttles provided by our neighboring merchants.  Just spend a little money in their establishments and save the cost of parking and the hassle of a long walk.  Soulard shuttles will drop you off and pick you up right outside the stadium.

If you'd like to tour our historic church, please contact the rectory at 314.231.0141.  

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