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Pro-life marchers return home

It was not “marching” as usual for the more than 50 people who boarded a bus Jan. 21 to ride to the March for Life in Washington to protest the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.

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Bishop Braxton greets the Holy Father

During a recent visit to the Vatican, Bishop Edward K. Braxton greeted His Holiness, Pope Francis after the Pontiff’s General Audience in the Square of the Basilica of St. Peter.

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Seniors at Mater Dei serve others

Reading with a child or playing cards with senior citizens are just two of the many services seniors at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Breese offered to others during their three-week hiatus from school.

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Ministers Look ‘Through the Doorway’ at RCIA Workshop

The day-long workshop called “Through the Doorway” was a chance to go “back to basics,” Todd Williamson said.
Williamson, director of the Chicago archdiocesan Office for Divine Worship, and Victoria Tufano, senior editor and liturgical consultant at Liturgy Training Publications, tag-teamed presentations throughout the day.

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Holocaust survivor to speak Feb. 18 at OLMC in Herrin

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Herrin will host Eva Mozes Kor, one of the Mengele twins who survived the Holocaust, at an evening presentation at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the church, 316 W. Monroe St. in Herrin.

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