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Cor Jesu Academy


We’re so much more than a school. We’re a faith-filled community seeking every opportunity to serve others. Service is the essence of Christ’s heart, and the foundation of our guiding charism, “Sharing the Love of the Heart of Christ.”

Summer Service Trips

Every year, Cor Jesu’s Campus Ministry team arranges a series of service trips to underserved areas in which students serve alongside fellow Apostle groups. Past trips have sent students to Appalachia to complete home improvement projects, Pennsylvania to work with developmentally-challenged children and New York City to work with elementary school students.

CJ students volunteer on an ASP trip

Service Saturdays

Once a semester, Cor Jesu invites students, families and faculty to volunteer with a variety of non-profit organizations throughout the St. Louis region. These days are great opportunities for fun and fellowship as students discover the value of service.

CJ Students volunteer at a Service Saturday site
CJ Students volunteer at a Service Saturday site
CJ Students volunteer at a Service Saturday site
CJ Students volunteer at a Service Saturday site

Christian Action Reaching Everyone (CARE)

Christian Action Reaching Everyone (CARE) is Cor Jesu’s service club focusing on bettering our community through volunteer work, fundraising and donation drives. The club is entirely student-driven, giving members invaluable experience concepting and initiating service programs.


CJ students hold up a blanket made for CARE
CARE programs include:
Katie’s Krew: makes sandwiches for St. Patrick’s Center
  • Mother’s Helpers: makes blankets for children of women who live in poverty
  • Dress Down Days: raises funds for Cor Jesu service days and projects

Each fall, CARE invites 8th graders to join current Cor Jesu students for a morning of community service and fun. All participants will receive a certificate from Cor Jesu verifying their service hours.