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Bishop Ordains Rev. Mr. Brett A. Judkins to the Priesthood

On Saturday morning, May 14, 2016, the Vigil of the Feast of Pentecost, the Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville, ordained Rev. Mr. Brett A. Judkins, from St. Stephen Parish in Caseyville, to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.

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Memorial Day: A Time to Remember the Fallen

Copilot of a B-24 Liberator bomber, Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. Olympio Zanini, 23, died May 19, 1944 on a bombing run over Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany.

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Rev. Mr. Brett Judkins to Be Ordained to the Priesthood May 14

It’s time. He’s ready. The Rev. Mr. Brett Judkins will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Belleville at 10:30 a.m. May 14 at St. Peter Cathedral.

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King’s House Celebrates 65 Years

In 1951, the King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center opened its doors in Belleville to welcome people to their quiet retreats and over the years gained a reputation for the many and varied programs they provided.

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Bishop Braxton Addresses Oblate Convocation

Bishop Edward K. Braxton addressed nearly one hundred and eighty Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate during their annual convocation at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

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