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Bishop Braxton Speaks on Moral Leadership in Action

On Monday evening, August 8, 2016 Bishop Edward K. Braxton spoke about the need for moral leadership in action in order to bridge the racial divide in the United States.

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Sister Parishes Greet Bishop of Jalapa, Strengthen Relationships

Was it a reunion, an update, a grateful farewell tour? How about all of the above. Bishop Julio Cabrera Ovalle visited the Diocese of Belleville Aug. 8-10 and spoke Aug. 9 at a conference to strengthen relationships with sister parishes.

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Residents, Staff Find Common Ground, Respect

It may be hard to find good help these days, but the residents and staff at Aviston Countryside Manor work hard together to make “care” the important word in nursing home care.

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Poor Clare Sisters Celebrate Together

Part of the world yet apart from the world: The Poor Clares live in cloistered community, praying daily, beginning at 12:30 a.m. with Office of Matins and again at 4:55 a.m. for Lauds. These two times for prayer are among the times selected to gather for prayer throughout the day and are part of the Divine Office.

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Franciscan Friar Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Continues Ministry

If someone had told Father Christian Reuter when he was a child that he would someday be ministering to people in prisons, he would never have believed it, he said.

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