The Mission of the Catholic Youth Apostolate is to help all young people hear the Gospel message of Jesus Christ and to help all young people actively respond to the Gospel message and enthusiastically participate in the mission of Jesus Christ and His Church.
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Help bring MLS to St. Louis

St. Louis has a unique opportunity to bring Major League Soccer to St. Louis – while making critical improvements to the infrastructure and key services of our great city. There is a lot of work ahead of us, but momentum is building toward a positive and exciting result on April 4. Every vote will count and we need support like yours to make sure we move St. Louis forward in a way that only MLS can deliver! As a city resident, you can help shape the vision of St. Louis for generations to come! We ask for you vote of Yes on Propositions 1&2.
CYC strongly supports this effort to improve our city and grow the game of soccer in St. Louis!
There are two critical ballot measures that need our support. Proposition 1 calls for the expansion of Metrolink and provides critical funding for key city services and initiatives. Proposition 2 allocates business use tax revenue to help fund a Major League Soccer stadium on 20+ acres of vacant land in downtown St. Louis.
Proposition 2 provides the following for St. Louis:
• 400+ construction jobs
• 450+ permanent jobs
• $17 million in tax revenue to the City
• ZERO impact on City residents unless they visit the stadium (businesses fund the tax)
If you want to learn more about the project, please visit:  
The deadline to register to vote is March 8. Click here to learn how to register:
How can you help? There are several ways to join the cause! Below are a few:
• Place a yard sign in front of your house to let your neighbors know you support MLS2STL.
• Volunteer to canvas city neighborhoods to help educate city residents on the benefits MLS could bring to St. Louis.
• Contact friends, family members and neighbors who live in the city and let them know you support MLS2STL and you are asking for their support as well. Ask them to vote Yes on Propositions 1 & 2!
• Join us at the various events that we will host between now and April 4 to share information about MLS2STL and generate excitement around this incredible opportunity.
To volunteer:  
Your support is greatly appreciated. Together we can make a difference in our community!


Your Team can be a part of Arch Madness

The 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, also known as Arch Madness, will be held March 2-5 at Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis.

Our Sportsmanship Foundation's mission is to create positive environments for kids to play sports so they remain active and lead healthier, happier lives. Part of this mission joins the worlds of youth and collegiate sports.

The college-aged athletes coming to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Tournament deserve to be enthusiastically welcomed and treated like the special student-athletes they are.

To that end, we are asking local schools and youth teams to serve as the welcoming committee for the Missouri Valley Conference schools for the dates of March 1 and March 2.

If your school or team is interested in welcoming a Missouri Valley Conference school, please respond to this message ( or call 314-345-5130. Schools and teams who participate in Missouri Valley welcomes will receive tickets for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Participating schools and teams will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Thanks so much for your time and we hope to speak with you soon.

Solomon Alexander
'The Sportsmanship Guy'

Ambush Final Game - Slobo Bobblehead GiveAway


The St. Louis Ambush will host their final Youth Game-Day Clinic of the season on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26th from 10am-Noon at the Family Arena for all girls and boys in GRADES 1 - 8.

The cost of the Clinic is just $30 and includes TWO (2) tickets to the Ambush final home game of the season that afternoon at the Family Arena at 3pm against the Baltimore Blast. Additional tickets can be purchased in advance for just $15 each.

Ambush players will instruct the Clinic, which will consist of fundamental drills, games, and an autograph/photo session.

Each participant should bring their own soccer ball, water bottle, and shin guards.

Check-In will begin at 9:30am in the Main Lobby (Gate 2) at the Family Arena.

The first 30 participants to register for the Clinic will get to participate in the "High Five Tunnel" for the Ambush Player Introductions just prior to kickoff.

Also, the first 1,200 fans will receive a SLOBO ILIJEVSKI BOBBLEHEAD, compliments of Rockwood Bank and Maddock-Henson partnership with the St. Louis Steamers Soccer Club.

For those just interested in purchasing tickets to the Ambush game at 3pm, there are discounted prices available in advance.

$23.50 - FRONT ROW (normally $47)
$15 - Sides (Rows 2-Up....normally $30 & $22)
$12 - Ends (Rows 8-Up....normally $18)

To purchase tickets and/or to register for the Youth Clinic, please call BRIAN ROTH at the Ambush office at 636-477-6363. This offer is NOT good at the Family Arena Box or on Game-Day. This offer is only good through the Ambush office. The deadline to purchase tickets and to register for the Clinic is Friday, February 24th at 5pm.

FREE Tickets to SLU Women Bball v Richmond Sat. Feb 18

Short Notice on a LIMITED number of FREE tickets to the St. Louis University Women's Basketball game vs. Richmond this Saturday Night, February 18 at 7pm at Chaifetz Arena.  As always these tickets are on a First Come, First Serve basis.  Please only ask for the number of tickets you will use. 

The process is the same.  Email your Name, Parish and # of tickets you will use to by 10am Friday.  Your order will be confirmed with a return email explaining how you get your tickets.

Thank you to St. Louis University for this generous offer and Go Bills!

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