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June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month

Local's Raise Awareness

In 2024, the 10th National Gun Violence Awareness Day will fall on June 7, the first Friday of the month.

The SMOS Gun Sense: For the Common Good team invites you to wear your orange shirts to honor survivors and victims of gun violence and call for a future free from this crisis. Wear orange to raise awareness and show your concern! Wear orange to Mass to pray for all of us affected.

Gun Violence Prevention

Gun violence causes destruction to individuals, families, and communities both in the United States and the St. Louis Archdiocese. In 2023, at the Gun Violence Summit, Archbishop Rozanski highlighted that gun violence significantly impacts human lives and quality of life. Those facing threats from gun violence are unable to realize their full potential. Here are some links to helpful tips on how gun violence can be prevented.

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