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Parishes celebrate Year of Consecrated Life

The parish partnerships of Holy Cross in Wendelin, St. Joseph in Stringtown and St. Joseph in Olney are celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life by recognizing and honoring religious who have come from or ministered in the three parishes.

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First day of school begins with prayer

“Loving God, we gather together as a school family to give thanks and praise … .” So began the first day of school at the St. Augustine campus of Notre Dame Academy in Belleville.

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Programs at Centers Vital for Seniors

Being fair has nothing to do with the wrangling that was going on between and among politicians in the Illinois state legislature and Gov. Bruce Rauner in recent weeks.

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Senior Helps Make Case to Release Federal Funds

Sitting in her living room surrounded by photos of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, Marcella Klein, 95, talked about her trip to Springfield, Ill., to talk to the state legislators about “senior issues.”

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Bishop Braxton Serves as Chaplain of The Chautauqua Institution for a week

Bishop Edward K. Braxton served as the Chaplain of the historic Chautauqua Institution the week of July 4-10, 2015. He was invited to serve in this capacity by Reverend Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr., the Director of Religion at the Institution and the Bishop’s former student at Harvard Divinity School.

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