Advancing Humanae Vitae

Best Practices and Next Steps in Catholic
Health Care Delivery and Education


 Event Location


The Advancing Humanae Vitae conference will be held at the Margaret McCormick Doisy Learning Resources Center (LRC) on the South Campus (1402 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63014)

There is visitor parking available in the Hickory East Parking Garage, 3424 Hickory Street.



Three hotels in close proximity to the Saint Louis University campus are offering special room rates for the conference. The event name or description for all hotels is "HV Conference." Information about each hotel is listed below. 

  • Courtyard St Louis Downtown West (Marriott) -- 2340 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. King Bedroom at $129.00/night; 2x-Double Bed room at $149.00/night. Breakfast is not included in these room rates. Wifi is complimentary for Marriott Rewards members.   To reserve a room, go to this dedicated Courtyard page for the conference. Guests may also call Marriott Reservations at 1-866-661-8954 and reference the HV Conference group rate at Courtyard St. Louis Downtown West.
  • Pear Tree Inn by Drury -- 2211 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. 2x-Queen Bed room at $119.99/night. Complimentary hot breakfast, evening snacks, Wifi. To reserve a room at the conference rate, click this booking link, or call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2330598.  The link expires on September 9, after which reservations can be made by calling Group Reservations directly at 1-800-325-0720; the group rate will be honored after that date if rooms are available. 
  • Residence Inn (Marriott) -- 525 S. Jefferson Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. Studio Queen Suite at $134.00/night. Complimentary breakfast, parking, Wifi, and shuttle within 3 miles of the hotel. To reserve a room at the conference rate, go to this dedicated Residence Inn conference page.         (Note: Residence Inn page lists a charge for parking. There is NO charge for parking.)

Local Mass Times 

St. Francis Xavier Church at Saint Louis University

3628 Lindell Blvd. (North Campus), St. Louis, MO 63104

Saturday Vigil: 5:30 PM;  Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 4:30 PM, 9:00 PM

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

4431 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM;  Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM (White Mass for health care professionals),                         12:00 noon, 5:00 PM

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis will celebrate the annual White Mass on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 10:00 AM to honor health care professionals. The Cathedral has one of the largest mosaic collections in the western hemisphere.        Click here for more information.

Basilica of Saint Louis, King (The Old Cathedral)

209 Walnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

Saturday Vigil: 5:30 PM;  Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM

St. John Apostle and Evangelist

15 Plaza Square, St. Louis, MO 63103

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 PM;  Sunday: 10:00 AM







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