One Plus One Equals Three

By its very definition, a sacrament is an outward sign or witness of the inward or divine reception of grace. But a sacrament is so much more. It ushers Jesus Christ into our lives. Through the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church, Jesus Christ is permitted to impart His divine will to the receiver.

Through Baptism, we are imprinted with the indelible mark of Christ, which can never be erased. Through Reconciliation, we are cleansed of our sins by our Savior and sent out as agents of His mercy. Through the Eucharist, we invite the real presence of Christ to dwell in us, making us walking tabernacles of His love. Through Confirmation, we are given the gifts of the Holy Spirit to overcome fear and sin so we can introduce everyone to the person of Jesus Christ through our words and actions.

Then through the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony, we invite…

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Steve and Kristy Allgeyer

Steve & Kristy met at the Univ. of Missouri’s Newman Center and their two completely different paths collided. “Steve’s grades went up, Kristy’s went down,” Kristy jokes. Their roller coaster ministry life together started as youth ministers at Incarnate Word Catholic Church in Chesterfield, MO. They have 7 amazing children that keep them busy. Kristy is a fitness instructor & boxing trainer and Steve works as VP of Ministry Advancement for Life Teen, Inc. Their marriage is built on forgiveness and mercy and they love sharing from their experiences. They are no experts in anything, but work hard to share vulnerably to help marriages and families lean into Christ no matter what life brings. Kristy is a cancer survivor and uses her experience to inspire teens & women all over the world. Steve is a self-proclaimed work in progress and uses his humor and honesty to inspire teens & adults throughout his world travels. Four of their seven kids are currently teenagers, so their passion for youth ministry is being challenged everyday…just kidding…not really.