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On Saturday, October 15, 2005, Archbishop Raymond L. Burke conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on thirty-four candidates at St. Francis de Sales Oratory in St. Louis. It was the occasion of His Grace's first official visit to the Oratory.

Kansas City, Missouri, now has a daily Traditional Latin Mass. The Kansas City Latin Mass Community has been assigned a priest of the Institute of Christ the King through the gracious invitation of the Most Rev. Robert W. Finn, Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

Upon the restructuring of the South City Deanery of St. Louis, Missouri, Archbishop Raymond L. Burke has assigned the church of St. Francis de Sales, known as the Cathedral of South St. Louis, to the care of the Institute of Christ the King, establishing it as an Oratory. Since January 2005 the Institute has had pastoral charge of the Latin Mass Apostolate of St. Louis, located at St. Agatha's Church, which, as of July 1, 2005, is now transferred to St. Francis de Sales Oratory.

On Sunday, May 29, 2005, Msgr. Gilles Wach, Superior of the Institute of Christ the King, celebrated Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi at St. Margaret Mary's Church in Oakland and led the procession through the streets of the neighborhood.