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Diocesan Calendar
Sunday MorningsDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.

2Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
2-10Novena in honor of St. Clare, Poor Clare Nuns, 7 p.m., each evening, Poor Clare Monastery Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, Belleville, call 235-4407.
6Vacation Bible School, St. Bernard Parish, Albers/St. Damian Parish, Damiansville, 1-4 p.m., St. Damian gym, Damiansville, call Robin Netemeyer 772-9346.

7Day of Prayer with Deacon Doug Boyer, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
7-11
Art and Spirituality Retreat with Father Mark Dean, OMI, (7) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
12Care for Our Common Home - The Environment, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 9-11:30 a.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call Judy Williamson 394-6270.
13 St. Clare of Assisi Church 150th Anniversary Open House, St. Clare of Assisi Parish, O’Fallon, 2-4 p.m., church, call parish office 632-3562.
16
Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.

17
Daughters of Isabella, Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
19Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
25 When Mental Illness Hits Home, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitor Center, Belleville, call Judy Williamson 394-6270.
25-27Annual Charismatic Retreat with Dr. John Gresham - “Unleashing the Charisma,” (25) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
27St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
SeptemberDiocesan Calendar
SundayDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
5Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 1 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
6Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
7Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
8-9Meditation Retreat, (8) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
9Faith in the Marketplace, The Messenger’s recognition dinner, 6 p.m. Sodial; 7 p.m. Dinner, Bellecourt Manor, Belleville, reservations required, call 233-8670.
11Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
11Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
12Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 2 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
13Question, Persuade, Refer - Ask a Question, Save a Life, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 6-7 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitors Center, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
13 We Remember You Candlelight Vigil to honor those we have lost to suicide, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 7:30-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Lourdes Grotto, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
13Scripture Studies: The Acts of the Apostles, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-11:15 a.m. and 7-9 p.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
15-1715-17 — Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (15) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
16Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
19Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 3 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
20 Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
20Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
Wednesday Sept. 20 through Dec. 6(Must attend Sept. 20 meeting to join study) — Cornerstone Catholic Scripture Study, Cornerstone, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Clare of Assisi Church, O’Fallon, call Kristy Turner 402-0885.
21Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish Social Concerns Ministry, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine school cafeteria, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
24St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
26Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 4 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
26Homecoming Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 9:40 a.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School gymnasium, Breese, call Mrs. Judy Kampwerth 526-7216.
26-28Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (Midweek), (26) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
29-Oct. 1Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (29) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
30The Gospel of John, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 10 a.m.-Noon, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
OctoberDiocesan Calendar
Sunday MorningsDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
3Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 5 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
4-Nov. 15Fall Bible Study, St. Bernard Parish, Albers and St. Damian Parish, Damiansville, 7 p.m., Deacon Glenn Netemeyer’s Home, Germantown, call Deacon Glenn Netemeyer 772-9343.
4 Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
5Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
7The Gospel of John, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 10 a.m.-Noon, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
7150th Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving, St. Clare of Assisi Parish, 4 p.m., St. Clare of Assisi Church, O’Fallon, call parish office 632-3562.
8Festival Cultural Hispana/Hispanic Culture Mass, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Hispanic Ministry, 11:30 a.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Church, Belleville, call Sister Irma Avila 394-6440.
9Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 7 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
9Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
10Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, part 6 of 6, 10 a.m-Noon, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
11Confirmation Rally, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Youth Ministry, 9 a.m.-Noon or 6-9 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Church, Belleville, call Heather Miller 394-6276.
13-15Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (Midweek), (13) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
14The Gospel of John, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 10 a.m.-Noon, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
14Rosary Rally - Fatima Centennial, Council of Catholic Women of Immaculate Conception Parish, Columbia, Noon-12:30 p.m., Columbia City Hall - Fountain Area, call Carrie Boser 281-6941.
18Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
18Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
19Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish Social Concerns Ministry, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine school cafeteria, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
20-22Fall Retreat, Victorious Missionaries, (20) 6 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call 394-6281 or programs@snows.org.
21Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
22 Incoming Student Open House, Althoff Catholic High School, Noon-2 p.m., Althoff Catholic High School Heritage Hall, Belleville, call Mrs. Ali Jeffers 235-1100, ext. 116.
22St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
24Spiritual Cinema with Father Mark Dean, OMI, 5:30-8:30 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584 for movie title.
27-29Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (27) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
28Day of Renewal to Inspire, Inform and Support Those Undergoing Cancer Treatment, for Survivors and the Caregivers who journey with them, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Adult Spiritual Programs, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Guild Center, Belleville, call 394-6270 or programs@snows.org.
NovemberDiocesan Calendar
Sunday MorningsDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
1 Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
1 Misa de Todos los Santos, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Hispanic Ministry, 7 p.m., Our Lady of the snows shrine Church, Belleville, call Sister Irma Avila 394-6440.
1All Saints Day & Grandparents Appreciation Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 9:40 a.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School gym, Breese, call Father Charles Tuttle, 526-7216.
2Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
3-5Men’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (3) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
5 Open House (for prospective families), Mater Dei Catholic High School, Noon-2 p.m., Breese, call 526-7216.
5Open House, Gibault Catholic High School, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Waterloo, call Pat Herzing 939-3883.
8Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
10-12Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Your Goodness Is My Home,” (10) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
12Veteran’s Memorial Mass, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 10:30 a.m., St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, Belleville, call Mike Clover 235-5109.
12Annual Family and Friends Day St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 9:30 a.m.. St. Augustine of Hippo Church, East St. Louis, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
12 Handling the Holidays Memorial Service, SSM Health Good Samaritan, 2 p.m., SSM Health Good Samaritan Chapel, Mt. Vernon, call Jeff Stewart 899-1449.
13Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 7 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
13Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
15Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
15Scripture Studies: The Acts of the Apostles, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-11:15 a.m. and 7-9 p.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
16Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish Social Concerns Ministry, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine school cafeteria, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
17-19Annual 12-Step Retreat, (17) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
17 through Jan. 1, 2018Way of Lights, Our Lady of the snows Shrine, 5 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Grounds, Belleville, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
18Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
26St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
DecemberDiocesan Calendar
Sunday MorningsDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
2 Incoming Freshman Placement Test, Althoff Catholic High School, 8-11:30 a.m., Belleville, call Mrs. Ali Jeffers 235-1100, ext. 116.
31st Reconciliation/Advent Reconciliation Service, St. Bernard Parish, Albers and St. Damian Parish, Damiansville, 1 p.m., St. Damian Church, Damiansville, call Deacon Glenn Netemeyer 772-9343.
5-12O Come Let Us Adore Him, Creches From Around The World, Cathedral of St. Peter Parish, Time: TBA, Cathedral of St. Peter, Belleville, call rectory office 234-1166.
6Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
Every Wednesday Dec. 6-20Advent Eucharistic Adoration, St. Bernard Parish, Albers and St. Damian Parish, Damiansville, 9-11 a.m., St. Damian Church, Damiansville; 1-2 p.m., St. Bernard Church, Albers, call Deacon Glenn Netemeyer 772-9343.
7Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
10Our Lady of Guadalupe Misa en español y fiesta, North Central Vicariate Hispanic Ministry, 11 a.m., St. Damian Church, Damiansville, call Sister Ellen Orf, CPPS 293-8253.
11Las Mañanitas, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Hispanic Ministry, 9 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Church, Belleville, call Sister Irma Avila 394-6440.
11Day of Prayer with Father Sal Gonzalez, OMI, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
11Our Lady of Guadalupe Mañanitas, North Central Vicariate Hispanic Ministry, 11:30 p.m., St. Damian Church, Damiansville, call Sister Ellen Orf, CPPS 293-8253.
11Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
12Spiritual Cinema with Father Mark Dean, OMI, 5:30-8:30 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584 for movie title.
12Our Lady of Guadalupe Mañanitas, Holy Rosary Parish, 4 a.m. and 6 a.m., Holy Rosary Church, Fairmont City, call parish office 274-3486.
12 Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass, Holy Rosary Parish, 6:30 p.m., Holy Rosary parish hall, Fairmont City, call parish office 274-3486.
13Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
14Advent Prayer Service, Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School, 7 p.m., school, East St. Louis, call school office 397-0316.
15Advent Candlelight Vespers and Open House, 5-10 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
16Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
17-24Posadas—camino a Navidad, North Central Vicariate Hispanic Ministry, 6:30 p.m., various sites, call Sister Ellen Orf, CPPS 293-8253.
20Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
20Memorial Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Mater Dei Chapel, Breese, call Father Charles Tuttle, 526-7216.
21Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish Social Concerns Ministry, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine school cafeteria, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
31 - January 1, 2018New Year’s Eve Retreat, (31) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
JanuaryDiocesan Calendar
Sunday MorningsDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskakia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
3 Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call William Fillman 210-9230.
3Scripture Studies: The Acts of the Apostles, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-11:15 a.m. and 7-9 p.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Edward Koszykowski 726-6700.
4Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
5-7Men’s Quiet Retreat, (5) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
8 Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 7 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
8Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
12-14Men’s Quiet Retreat, (12) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
14 Annual Observance of Dr. King’s Birth, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 9:30 a.m., St. Augustine of Hippo Church, East St. Louis, call Father Carroll, Mizicko, OFM, 274-0655.
17Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
18Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish Social Concerns Ministry, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine school cafeteria, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
19-21Men’s Quiet Retreat, (19) 4-6 p.m., Registration, King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
24Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, call 397-0584.
28St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.

 

AUGUSTSocial Calendar
1 BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke Parish, noon, St. Luke Parish Center, call Jean Duffy 235-2721.
5AVISTON — Parish Picnic, St. Francis of Assisi, 3:30-11:30 p.m., parish grounds, call Father Daniel L. Friedman 228-7219.
5 LIVELY GROVE — Parish Picnic, St. Anthony, 4 p.m. Polka Mass, 6 p.m. Mass, 4-8 p.m. Chicken Dinner; 6:30 p.m. Bingo, parish grounds, call parish office 824-6271.
5MILLSTADT — Summer Festival, St. James, 4 p.m. Polka Mass; 3-? Chicken Dinner; 6 p.m. Bingo, parish grounds, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
5SALEM — 2nd Annual Golf Outing, St. Theresa of Avila School, 9 a.m., Greenview Golf Course in Centralia, call Marcia Stinde 376-0417.
6TIPTON — Chicken Dinner and Auction, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., call Susan Muszynski 541-0160.
6WENDELIN — Parish Picnic, Holy Cross, 10:45 a.m. Dinner Sales; 11 a.m. Dinner served, parish grounds call parish office 752-5671.
11FREEBURG — Golf Scramble, Athletic Department of St. Joseph School, 6 p.m., York Town Golf Course in Belleville, call Kelly Lubenkov 539-3209.
11-12MURPHYSBORO — School Festival, St. Andrew School, 4 p.m.-Midnight, school grounds, call school office 687-2013.
12NEW BADEN — Parish Picnic, St. George, 3 p.m.-Midnight, parish grounds, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
12RADOM — Parish Picnic, St. Michael the Archangel, 4 p.m. Polka Mass; 3-7:30 p.m. Chicken/Roast Pork Dinner; 6:30 p.m., Quilt and Cash Bingo, parish grounds, call Bernadine Kabat 485-2265.534-6517 or Jeff Suchomski 317-2421.
12ST. ROSE — Parish Picnic, St. Rose, 4 p.m., call Father Edward F. Schaefer 526-4118.
19BELLEVILLE — Parish book and bake sale plus flea market, St. Mary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the school basement, call parish office 233-9201.
19HECKER — Annual Kirchenfest, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 3 p.m. Dinner; 4 p.m. Mass; Picnic attractions after Mass, 7:15 p.m. Youth Tiki Trot; 8 p.m. Adult Tiki Trot, Hecker Community Center Building and Grounds, call parish office 473-2217.
21BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
25-26CAHOKIA — Parish Festival, Holy Family, 6-11 p.m. both nights, parish grounds, call Dottie Snyder 406-3252.
25-26MASCOUTAH — Parish Picnic, Holy Childhood, (25) 5 p.m. Fish Fry, (26) 4 p.m. school parking lot, call parish office 566-2958. p.m., parish center, call Scott Herzing 222-0459.
2626 — BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, 4 p.m. Midnight, school grounds, call Kevin Bouse 410-1047.
SEPTEMBERSocial Calendar
3KASKASKIA ISLAND — Church Picnic and Reunion, Immaculate Conception, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., parish grounds, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
3ST. LIBORY — Schlambach Fest and St. Liborius Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. Liborius, 6:30 p.m., Wenneman Park, call Mark Scheiper 768-4941.
4COLUMBIA — Parish Labor Day Picnic, Immaculate Conception, school on South Main Street, call parish office 281-5105.
8-9CASEYVILLE — Parish Festival, St. Stephen, 5-11 p.m., parish grounds, call parish office 397-0666.
8-9FREEBURG — Parish Picnic, St. Joseph, (8) 4-11 p.m., (9) 4 p.m. Mass, 5 p.m.-Midnight Picnic attractions, parish grounds, call Geralyn Erwin 539-3209.
10MILLSTADT — Fall Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. James, 10:30 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, Father Stephen Freund Parish Center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
15CAHOKIA — Old Hollywood Glamour - Evening of Fundraising and Entertainment, Holy Family, 7 p.m., Holy Family gym, call Alexandra Spezia 531-7316.
16 NEW BADEN — Craft/Vendor Fair, St. George, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Life Center, (Hodapp Hall), call Dana Wolfslau 210-7584.
17BEAVER PRAIRIE — Chicken Dinner, St. Felicitas, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., parish grounds, call Sister Diane Turner, SSND 210-7275.
17EAST ST. LOUIS — Annual Parish Banquet and Auction, St. Augustine of Hippo, 3-7 p.m., Bel-Air Banquet (Panorama Banquet Center), in Belleville, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
17TAMAORA — Parish Family Picnic, Immaculate Conception, 11 a.m., parish hall, call Tiffany Kujawa 559-1078.
18BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
22SHILOH — Rummage Sale, Ladies Club of Corpus Christi Parish, (22) 6-8 p.m., (23) 8 a.m.-Noon, parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
22-24RED BUD — Rummage Sale, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, school gym, call school office 282-3215.
23BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 4 p.m.-Midnight, parish grounds, call Ginny Goetz 233-3813.
27BREESE — Homecoming Parade, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 6 p.m., school, call Mrs. Christine Gramann 526-7216.
30BELLEVILLE — 2nd Annual Cathedral Food Truck Fest, Cathedral of St. Peter, 4-9 p.m., 200 South 2nd Street, call Josie Weiler 234-1166.
30 FAIRMONT CITY — Quartermania, Holy Rosary, 5 p.m. Doors open; 7:00 p.m. start, parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
30O’FALLON — Oktoberfest, St. Clare of Assisi, 4-11 p.m., Third and Cherry in downtown, call Jane Dotson 632-3562.
30 SMITHTON — 6th Annual Sip and Sample Beer and Wine Tasting, Knights of Columbus of St. John the Baptist Parish, Time: TBA, Munier Center, call 580-7531.
30SALEM — Wine for Windows, St. Theresa of Avila, 5 p.m., school gym, call Vicki Shawn 548-0899.
OCTOBERSocial Calendar
1SPARTA — Sporting Clay Shoot for Hospice, Knights of Columbus #6577 of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 8:30 a.m., World Shooting Recreation Complex, call Dave Leming 443-8588.
3BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke Parish, noon, St. Luke Parish Center, call Jean Duffy 235-2721.
4CAHOKIA — Color Raffle Only, Holy Family, 7 p.m., gymnasium, call Janet Sickinger 337-4548.
6BENTON — Fish Fry, St. Joseph, 4-7 p.m., parish hall, call Jim Yancik 438-7601.
6RED BUD — Cardinal Theme Bingo, Athletic Department of St. John the Baptist School, 6 p.m. Doors open; 7 p.m., Bingo, parish center, call parish office 282-3222.
6NASHVILLE — Chili and Chicken Noodle Soup Day, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-7 p.m., parish center, call Linda Williams 327-3232.
7RADDLE — Duck Booya Dinner, St. Ann, 4-7 p.m., parish grounds.
8DU BOIS — Bingo, St. Theresa Sodality of St. Charles Parish, 11 am., K of C Hall, call Charlotte Dalman 314-1009.
9-10NEW BADEN — Quilting Bee, Quilting Group of St. George Parish, (9) 1-9 p.m.; (10) 6-9 p.m., Community Life Center, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
11BREESE — College Fair, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 6:30-8 p.m., school gymnasium, call Mrs. Donna Goetz 526-7216.
13ALBERS/DAMIANSVILLE — Pumpkin Prowl, Ladies Sodality of St. Bernard Parish and St. Damian Parish, Time: TBA, call Janel Zurliene 402-2869.
14BELLEVILLE — 29th Annual Althoff Catholic Golf Classic, Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Stonewolf Golf Club, call Mrs. Pam Miller 235-1124.
14BELLEVILLE — Health Fair, Parish Health Ministry of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish, 830 -11:30 a.m., parish center, call Barb Masters 234-5912.
14FREEBURG — Race Like A Hawk 5K, St. Joseph School, 9 a.m., school, call Kendra Sauzek 539-3209.
14VIENNA — Draw Down Raffle and Party, St. Paul, 6-9 p.m., parish hall, call Arlene Dueker 559-7803.
15ALBERS — Wurstmarkt, Men’s Club of St. Bernard Parish, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., parish center, call Jeanne Langenhorst 979-5933.
15 BELLEVILLE — Boy Scout All You Can Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Boy Scout Troop 24 of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Kuhl Hall, call George Komora 235-8991.
15HECKER — Turkey and Meat Shoot, Holy Name Men’s Group of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 11 a.m., Hecker Community Center Grounds, call Arnie Eckart 473-2015.
15O’FALLON — Masterworks Chorale Fall Concert, Masterworks Chorale, 3 p.m., St. Clare of Assisi Church, call Masterworks Chorale 304-9094.
15OLNEY — Annual Smorgasbord and Bazaar, St. Joseph, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., cafeteria and gym, call parish office 392-8181.
15ST. LIBORY — Wurstmarkt and Country Store, St. Liborius, 11 a.m., American Legion Hall, call Anne Calvert 768-4921.
15TAMAROA — Quilt and Cash Bingo, 11 a.m. Doors open, 1 p.m. Bingo, Knights of Columbus Hall, call Diana Majewski 318-1306.
16BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
21CASEYVILLE — Trivia Night, Men’s Club of St. Stephen Parish, 6:30 p.m., gym, call Paul Stygar 604-0600.
21WATERLOO — Oktoberfest Dinner Auction, Gibault Catholic High School, 4:15 p.m. Mass; 5-11 p.m., Dinner Auction, Father Ed Hustedde Gymnasium at Gibault Catholic High School, call Andrea Biske 939-3883.
22CASEYVILLE — Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Men’s Club of St. Stephen Parish, 8 a.m.-Noon, gym, call parish office 397-0666.
22NEW ATHENS — Turkey Raffle, Knights of Columbus of St. Agatha Parish, 1-6 p.m., parish center, call parish office 475-2331.
22SHILOH — Chicken Dinner, Corpus Christi Parish, 3-7 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
22TIPTON — Wurstmarkt, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5675 LL Road, Waterloo, call Susan Muszynski 541-0160.
29CAHOKIA — Quilt Bingo, Holy Family, 1 p.m., Father Freund Parish Center, Millstadt, call Cindy Hoen, 779-6000.
29DU QUOIN — Family Style Chicken and Dumpling Dinner, Sacred Heart, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Haffner Hall, call Kelly Paxton 542-3423.
NOVEMBERSocial Calendar
1 Pumpkin Party, Catholic Council of Women of St. Michael’s Parish, Noon Luncheon, parish hall, call Susan Halt 939-6603.
2-4BECKEMEYER — Rummage Sale, St Ann’s Sodality of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, (2 and 3) 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; (4) 9 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Janette Kruse 227-8501.
3CAHOKIA — Glo Bingo, Holy Family, 7:30 p.m., gymnasium, call Stephanie Lynch 406-3488.
4JOHNSTON CITY — Spaghetti Dinner/Country Store/Raffle, St. Paul, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center, call Sandi West 983-5073.
4MILLSTADT — Dinner Auction, St. James, 5 p.m. Doors open, Father Freund Parish Center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
5BELLEVILLE — Polka Mass and Wurstmarkt, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 10:30 a.m. Mass in church; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Meal served in Kuhl Hall, call Ginny Goetz 233-3813.
5FAIRMONT CITY — Quilt Bingo, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary Parish, 11 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
5NASHVILLE — Quilt and Cash Bingo, Ladies Sodality of St. Ann Parish, 11 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, parish center, call Linda Williams 327-3232.
5RUMA — Wurstmarkt, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., parish grounds, call Sandy Liefer 282-3176.
5SMITHTON — Quilt and Cash Bingo, Women’s Club of St. John the Baptist Parish, 1 p.m., Munier Center, call Dawn Weber 234-2068.
7BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke Parish, noon, St. Luke Parish Center, call Jean Duffy 235-2721.
8BELLEVILLE — Althoff Catholic Salute to Excellence in Catholic Education, Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, St. Clair Country Club, call Mrs. Pam Miller 235-1124.
11NASHVILLE — Dinner Auction, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 5 p.m., parish center, call Linda Williams 327-3232.
11NEW ATHENS — Steak Dinner, K of C of St. Agatha Parish, 4-7:30 p.m., parish center, call parish office 475-2331.
11WATERLOO — Fall Rummage Sale, Women’s Club of Gibault Catholic High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Gibault Auditorium, call school office 939-3883.
12BECKEMEYER — Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, St. Anthony, 8 a.m.-Noon, parish center, call Linda Mensing 227-8532.
12HECKER — Fall Dinner, Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dinner; 1:30 p.m. Bingo, Hecker Community Center, call parish office 473-2217.
12NEW BADEN — Chicken Dinner, St. George, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Community Life Center (Hodapp Hall), call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
12RADOM — Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. Michael, 1 p.m., parish hall, call Frances Smalley 485-6650.
12SALEM — Turkey Dinner and Fall Bazaar, Avila Ladies League of St. Theresa of Avila Parish, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., gym, call parish office 548-0899.
17BELLEVILLE — Holiday Game Night, Perpetual Help of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish, 6 p.m., school gym, call Kara Brandt 257-2212.
17RED BUD — Run Rudolph Run 5K, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, school, call school office 282-3215.
18BELLEVILLE — Girls Day Out, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 9 a.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitor Center, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
19TODD’S MILL — Chicken and Dumpling Dinner and Fall Social, St. Mary Magdalen, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., parish hall, call Carol Przygoda 559-5528.
20BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
26EVANSVILLE — Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. Boniface, 1:30 p.m., gym, call parish office 853-4435.
DECEMBERSocial Calendar
2FREEBURG — Cookie Walk, Women of St. Joseph Parish, 9 a.m., parish center, call Carol Schlitt 539-3209.
2SHILOH — Winter’s Aire Concert, Music Ministry of Corpus Christi Parish, 6:30 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
3 BELLEVILLE — Tails, Trails and Twinkles, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 5 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Church, call Cheryl Hertfelder 394-6233.
3WATERLOO — Gibault Catholic High School Band and Chorus Christmas Concert, Music Department of Gibault Catholic High School, 7 p.m., Father Ed Hustedde Gymnasium at Gibault Catholic High School, call Scott Ruppel 939-3883.
5BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke Parish, noon, St. Luke Parish Center, call Jean Duffy 235-2721.
9KASKASKIA — Kaskaskia French/Indian Celebration of the Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 3:30 p.m., call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
10BELLEVILLE — Philharmonic Concert, Belleville Philharmonic, 3 p.m., St. Luke Church, call parish office 236-1124.
10EVANSVILLE — Christmas Celebration, St. Boniface, Time: TBA, gym, call Amy Bauer 967-6822 or parish office 853-4435.
18BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
JANUARYSocial Calendar
6BELLEVILLE — Way of Lights Run, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine grounds, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
11WATERLOO — Gibault Catholic High School Band Alumni Night, Gibault Catholic High School Music Department, 6 p.m., Father Ed Hustedde Gymnasium at Gibault Catholic High School, call Scott Ruppel 939-3883.
15BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810 or Etta Kampwerth 227-8332.
20 DU BOIS — Snowball Dance, Youth Organization of St. Charles Parish, 6:30-11:30 p.m., K of C Hall, call Judy Pieszchalski 214-7209.