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August
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 Pam Steinke 632-1797.

SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.

1Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.


1Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family Parish, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
2-10Solemn Novena in honor of St. Clare, Poor Clare Nuns, 7 p.m., Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, night prayers and Compline; 7:30 p.m., The Novena Service concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Poor Clare Monastery, Belleville, call 235-4407.
4Bishop Anthony Krotki, OMI, , Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 3-5 p.m., Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
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Spiritual Video Study, “How Do We Breath Under Water: Spirituality and the 12 Steps” - with Father Sal Gonzales, OMI, Part 1 of 4, 7-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
11St. Theresa of Avila Parish, 150th Anniversary, 3-10 p.m., St. Theresa gym, Salem, call Karen 548-0899.
12“Sacred Sounds,” A Concert by St. Clare of Assisi Parish and School Choirs, with church tours and reception to follow, 2 p.m., church, O’Fallon, call Stephen Eros 632-3562.
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Belleville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (BDCCW) Board Meeting, 9:30 a.m., Location TBA, call Joyce Hrabusicky, President 859-3041.

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Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
16Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine Multii-Purpose Room, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 406-0013.
16Spiritual Video Study, “How Do We Breath Under Water: Spirituality and the 12 Steps” - with Father Sal Gonzales, OMI, Part 2 of 4, 7-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
18Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
23Spiritual Video Study, “How Do We Breath Under Water: Spirituality and the 12 Steps” - with Father Sal Gonzales, OMI, Part 3 of 4, 7-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
24When Mental Illness Hits Home, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, St. Clair County Mental Health Board, the Madison County Mental Health Board, Karla Smith Behavioral Health, Chestnut Health Systems, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Southwestern IL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitor Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
24-26Charismatic Retreat with Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, King’s House and Diocesan Charismatic Service Committee, (24) 4-6 Registration-(26) 1 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
26St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
30Spiritual Video Study, “How Do We Breath Under Water: Spirituality and the 12 Steps” - with Father Sal Gonzales, OMI, Part 4 of 4, 7-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
SeptemberDiocesan Calendar
SundaysDialogue with the Word, St. Nicholas Parish, 9:15-10 a.m., Good Shepherd Spirituality Center at St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon, call Pam Steinke 632-1797.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
5Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.
5 Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
6Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
7-9Men’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (7) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
10QPR Training-Question, Persuade, Refer (techniques for suicide prevention), Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 6-7 p.m., Visitor Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
10We Remember You Candlelight Vigil, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 7:30 p.m., Lourdes Grotto, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
10Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
10Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
11Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, Part 1 of 5, 10 a.m.-Noon, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584..
12Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
14-16Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (14) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
15Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
15The Book of Exodus Scripture Study, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-Noon, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
15 Faith in the Marketplace, The Messenger’s recognition dinner, 6 p.m. Social; 7 p.m. Dinner, Bellecourt Manor, Belleville, reservations required, call 233-8670.
18 Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, Part 2 of 5, 10 a.m.-Noon, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
18Spiritual Cinema, with Father Mark Dean, OMI, (call for movie title), 5:30-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
19Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
20Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine Multii-Purpose Room, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 406-0013.
22The Book of Exodus Scripture Study, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-Noon, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
23Mass, St. Luke Parish/St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish, Belleville Partnership, 11 a.m., Mel Price Park, Swansea, call Scott Pluff 233-3500.
23St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
Mondays, Sept. 24 - Nov. 19Fall Bible Study, St. Bernard, Albers and St. Damian, Damiansville, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Damian meeting room, call Deacon Glennon J. Netemeyer 772-9343.
25Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, Part 3 of 5, 10 a.m.-Noon, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
25-27Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (midweek) (25) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
28-30Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (28) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
29The Book of Exodus Scripture Study, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-Noon, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
29St. John the Baptist, 150th Anniversary, 4:30 p.m. Mass; Dinner to follow, church, Munier Center, Smithton, call Dawn Weber 234-2068.
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 Pam Steinke 632-1797.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
2Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, Part 4 of 5, 10 a.m.-Noon, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
3Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.
3Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
4Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
5Diocesan Teachers Convention, Office of Education, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish, Fairview Heights, call Mary Fournie 722-5052.
6-7St. Rose Parish Sesquicentennial Celebration, Tiime: TBA, St. Rose, call parish office 526-4118.
8 Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6:30 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.
9Homecoming Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 9:35 a.m., Breese, call Dennis Litteken 526-7216.
9Spiritual Video Study, “Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice” - with Father Mark Dean, OMI, Part 5 of 5, 10 a.m.-Noon, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
10Belleville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (BDCCW) Annual Convention, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, Columbia, call Joyce Hrabusicky, President 859-3041.
10Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
11Creating a Culture of Encounter: Bringing Jesus’ Healing Ministry To Our Daily Life, Guest Speaker Jared H. Bryson, M.Div., D.Min. Vice President Mission Integration, Mercy, The Messenger, 7 p.m., Red Bud Winery (Pavilion), call Jane Rieso 722-5036.
12-14Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (12) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
13Our Lady’s Queenship in Relation to Her Assumption, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-Noon, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, call Mark Etling 394-6270.
14Hispanic Culture Celebration Mass, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 11:30 a.m., Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, call Sister Irma Avila 394-6440.
16Spiritual Cinema, with Father Mark Dean, OMI, (call for movie title), 5:30-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
17Confirmation Rally, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 9 a.m.-Noon or 6-9 p.m., Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, call Heather Miller 394-6276.
17Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
19-21Fall Retreat, Victorious Missionaries, (19) 6 p.m.-(21) Noon, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitor Center, Belleville, call Bette Meyer 394-6281.
20Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
21Incoming Student Open House, Althoff Catholic High School, Noon-2 p.m., Heritage Hall, Belleville, call school office 235-1100.
21 Anointing Mass, Partner parishes of Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady Queen of Peace, 8:15 a.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Belleville, call parish office 397-2287.
25Anointing of the Sick Mass, Partnership Parishes of Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady Queen of Peace, Belleville, 8:15 a.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Belleville, call parish office 397-2287.
26-28Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (26) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
28St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
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 Pam Steinke 632-1797.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
1Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
1 Grandparents Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 9:35 a.m., Breese, call Father Charles W. Tuttle 526-7216.
2-4 Men’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (2) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
4Open House, Gibault Catholic High School, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Waterloo, call Pat Herzing 939-3883.
7Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.
7Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
7Taize Prayer, 7-8 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
9Veterans Day Observation, Gibault Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Gibault Hustedde Gym, Waterloo, call Heather Johnson 939-3883.
9-11Women’s Quiet Retreat - “Called by Name to Belong,” (9) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
11 Veterans Memorial Mass, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 10:30 a.m., church, Belleville, call Mike Clover 235-5109.
11St. George Parish, 125th Anniversary Opening Mass, 9 a.m., church, New Baden, call Father Eugene J. Neff 588-4323.
12Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6:30 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
12Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
14Belleville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (BDCCW), Fall Board Meeting, 9:30 a.m., Location TBA, call Maggie Burns, President 281-6069.
15Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine Multii-Purpose Room, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 406-0013.
16-1812-Step Retreat, (16) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
16-December 31December 31 — Way of Lights, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 5-9 p.m., shrine grounds, Belleville, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
17Monthly Group Meditation Gathering, 9-11 a.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
19Memorial Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School Foundation, 7 p.m., Breese, call Father Charles W. Tuttle 526-7216.
21Thanksgiving Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 9:40 a.m. Breese, call Dennis Litteken 526-7216.
21Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
25St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
25Emanuele Fontanini, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 3-6 p.m., Shrine Gift Shop, Belleville, call Debbie Victor 394-6430.
27Spiritual Cinema, with Father Mark Dean, OMI, (call for movie title), 5:30-8:30 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
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 Pam Steinke 632-1797.
Sundays Kaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
1Incoming Freshman Entrance Exam, Althoff Catholic High School, 8-11:30 a.m., Belleville, call school office 235-1100.
2St. John Nepomucene Parish, 125th Anniversary Mass and Dinner, Time: TBA, church, Dahlgren, call parish office 648-2490.
Mondays, Dec. 3-17Advent Bible Study, St. Bernard Parish and St. Damian, Damiansville, 7 7 p.m., Albers Elementary School, Albers, call Father Anthony Onyango, 248-5172.
5Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.
5Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
6Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
9Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass/Celebration, North Central Vicariate Hispanic Community, 11 a.m., St. Damian gym, Damiansville, call Sister Ellen Orf 293-8253.
10Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
10Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
12Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass, Holy Rosary, 6:30 p.m., parish hall, Fairmont City, call parish office 274-3486.
14Advent Candlelight Vespers and Open House, 5-10 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
17Day of Prayer, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
18Advent Prayer Service, Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School, 7 p.m., Sister Thea Chapel, East St. Louis, call Dan Nickerson 397-0316.
19Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
20Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine Multii-Purpose Room, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 406-0013.
23St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.
23Kwanzaa, St. Augustine of Hippo, 11 a.m., parish hall, East St. Louis, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
31 - Jan 1, 2019New Year’s Eve Retreat, (31) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
January 2019Diocesan 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 Pam Steinke 632-1797.
SundaysKaskaskia Church Tours, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 1-4 p.m., Immaculate Conception, Kaskakia, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
2Catholic War Veterans/Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home, Belleville, call Rick Schmidt 304-7426.
2Women Weaving, Women’s Spirituality Group with Bette Meyer, 7-9 p.m., King’s House, Belleville, call 397-0584.
2 Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, Holy Family, 9 a.m., parish center, Cahokia, call Dee Reed 670-1189.
4-6Men’s Quiet Retreat, (4) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Belleville, call 397-0584.
11-13Men’s Quiet Retreat, (11) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Belleville, call 397-0584.
14Catholic Daughters of the Americas 795, 6:30 p.m., Haffner Hall, Du Quoin, call Brenda Sims 542-3748.
14Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1385, 7 p.m., Columbian Club Hall, Pinckneyville, call Darlene Vanderjack 318-6370.
16Daughters of Isabella Circle 718, 1:30 p.m., Villas at St. James, Breese, call Jeanette Benhoff 526-7590.
17Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9:30-11 a.m., St. Augustine Multii-Purpose Room, Belleville, call Wanda Knepper 406-0013.
18-20Men’s Quiet Retreat, (18) 4-6 p.m. Registration, King’s House Belleville, call 397-0584.
20Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, St. Augustine of Hippo, 9:30 a.m., parish grounds, East St. Louis, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
27St. Peter Fraternity, Secular Franciscans, 1:45 p.m., St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish Center, Belleville, call Peggy Overman 314-0833.

 

AUGUSTSocial Calendar
3RENAULT — Fish Fry, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 4-7:30 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
3-4DU QUOIN — Rummage Sale, Sacred Heart, (3) 8 a.m.-4 p.m., (4) 8 a.m.-Noon, Haffner Hall, call Marlene Wolfe 542-5062.
4BELLEVILLE — Book, Bake and Rummage Sale, St. Mary’s, 1700 W. Main St., call parish office 233-2391.
4LIVELY GROVE — Parish Picnic, St. Anthony, 4-8 Chicken Dinner; 6:30 p.m. Bingo, church grounds, call parish office 824-6271.
4MILLSTADT — Summer Festival, St. James, 3 p.m.-? Chicken Dinner; 4 p.m. Polka Mass; 5:30 p.m. Bingo, parish grounds, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
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SALEM — Golf Tourney, St. Theresa of Avila School, 9 a.m., Greenview Golf Course, call Marcia Stinde 548-3492.
5TIPTON — Chicken Dinner and Auction, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5675 LL Road, Waterloo, call parish office 458-6875.
5WENDELIN — Parish Picnic, 10 a.m. Mass; 10:45 a.m. Dinner Sales; 11 a.m. Dinner, parish grounds, call parish office 752-5671.
7BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke, Noon, parish center, call Mary Wescovich 588-2192.
10-11 MURPHYSBORO — School Festival, St. Andrew School, 4 p.m.-Midnight, church/school grounds, call 687-2012.
11NEW BADEN — Parish Picnic, St. George, 3 p.m.-Midnight, parish grounds, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
11RADOM — 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.
11ST. ROSE — Parish Picnic, St. Rose, 4 p.m., Chicken & Roast Beef Dinner; 6:30 p.m. Quilt Bingo, call parish office 526-4118.
12EAST ST. LOUIS — Family BBQ and Ice Cream Social, Sister Thea Bowman School, 4-5:30 p.m., 8213 Church Lane, call Dan Nickerson 397-0316.
18BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, Blessed Sacrament, 4 p.m.-Midnight, parish grounds, call parish office 397-2287.
1818 — HECKER — 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.
19ALBERS — Feast of St. Bernard Raffle Drawing, St. Bernard, 10 a.m., church, call Jeanne Langenhorst 979-5933.
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BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
24MASCOUTAH — Fish Fry, Holy Childhood of Jesus, 4 p.m., church and school grounds, call Stacie Cornman 920-8386.
25BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, 4 p.m.-Midnight, school grounds, call Kevin Bouse 410-1047.
25 MASCOUTAH — Parish Picnic, Holy Childhood of Jesus, 4 p.m., church and school grounds, call Stacie Cornman 920-8386.
SEPTEMBERSocial Calendar
2KASKASKIA — Bicentennial Kaskaskia Historic Church Picnic, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., parish grounds, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
3COLUMBIA — Labor Day Picnic, Immaculate Conception, 11 a.m., Immaculate Conception School on South Main, call Angie Bueltemann 281-5105.
4BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke, Noon, parish center, call Mary Wescovich 588-2192.
7RENAULT — Fish Fry, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 4-7:30 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
7-87-8 — CASEYVILLE — Parish Festival, St. Stephen, (7-8) 5-11 p.m., (8) 4-8 p.m., Chicken Dinner, gym and church grounds, call parish office 397-0666.
7-87-8 — FREEBURG — Parish Picnic, St. Joseph, (7) 4-11 p.m.; (8) 4 p.m. Mass; 5 p.m.-Midnight picnic attractions, parish grounds, call Paul Wolf 539-3209.
8BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, Our Lady Queen of Peace, 4 p.m.-Midnight, 5923 N. Belt West, call parish office 397-2287.
8CENTRALIA — Autumn Fest, St. Mary, Time: TBA, parish grounds, call Theresa 532-6291.
9 BELLEVILLE — Golf Tournament, Men’s Club of St. Luke, 1 p.m., Yorktown Golf Course, Shiloh, call Vince Harter 277-7594.
9MILLSTADT — Fall Quilt/Cash Bingo,St. James, 10:30 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo begins, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
14BELLEVILLE — Fish Fry, St. Mary, 4-7:30 p.m., 1722 West Main St., call parish office 233-2391.
14-15SHILOH — Rummage Sale, Ladies Club of Corpus Christi, (14) 6-8 p.m., $3.00 per person; (15) 8 a.m.-1 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
15BEAVER PRAIRIE — Chicken Dinner, St. Felicitas, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., parish hall, call Sister Diane Turner, SSND 210-7275.
15BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 4 p.m.-Midnight, parish grounds, call Ginny Goetz 233-3813.
15 NEW BADEN — Craft & Vendor Fair, Family Life and Social Activities Committee of St. George, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. George Community Life Center, call Jamie Wyms 407-2246.
16BELLEVILLE — Golf Tournament, Athletic Department of Blessed Sacrament School, 9 a.m., Far Oaks Golf Course, call school office 397-1111.
16BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo & Luncheon, St. Augustine, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 830-5792.
16EAST ST. LOUIS — Banquet & Auction, St. Augustine of Hippo, 3 p.m., Panorama Banquet Center, Belleville, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
16KASKASKIA — 1818 Election Reenactment, Bicentennial Event, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, IDNRHP, IL Humanities, 3-5:30 p.m., church grounds, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
16VALMEYER — Parish Picnic, St. Mary, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., church grounds, call Ed VanZandt 035-6680.
17BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
21 NASHVILLE — Chili & Chicken Noodle Soup Day, Activity Association of St. Ann, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-7 p.m., parish center, call Linda Williams 327-3232.
21-23RED BUD — Rummage Sale, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, school gym, call school office 282-3215.
22 BELLEVILLE — Notre Dame Academy Golf Tournament, Parents Association of Notre Dame Academy, 1 p.m., Orchard’s Golf Course, call Adriena Beatty 628-1995.
22CAHOKIA — Fall Festival, Holy Family, Noon-11 p.m., 103 Church Street, call Dottie Snyder 406-32
22FAIRMONT CITY — Quartermania, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary, 5 p.m. Doors Open; 7 p.m. start, parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
22FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — Titan Trot 5K/10k/1 mile walk run/Kids run, Holy Trinity School, Noon, school grounds, call Katie Cuntron 558-0305.
22 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — Parish Picnic, Holy Trinity, 12:30-11 p.m., church grounds, call Yvonne Seibert 628-8825.
23RENAULT — Annual Chicken Dinner, Our Lady of Good Counsel, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
29BELLEVILLE — 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest, Cathedral of St. Peter, 4-9 p.m., Notre Dame Academy Parking Lot, call Josie Weiler 234-1166.
29O’FALLON — Oktoberfest, St. Clare of Assisi, 3-11 p.m., 3rd and Cherry Streets, downtown O’Fallon, call Jane Dotson 632-3562.
30ALBERS — Wurstmarkt. Men’s Club of St. Bernard, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., call Jeanne Lagenhorst 979-5933.
OCTOBERSocial Calendar
1SHILOH — Ladies Night Out, Religious Education Ministry of Corpus Christi, 6:30 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
2BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke, Noon, parish center, call Mary Wescovich 588-2192.
3-5TRENTON — Rummage and Bake Sale, Ladies Sodality of St. Mary, (3) 6-8:30 p.m.; (4) 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m.; (5) 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center, call parish office 224-9335.
4-5SALEM — Rummage Sale, Avila Ladies League of St. Theresa of Avila, (4) 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; (5) 9 a.m.-noon (bag sale), school gym, call Karen 548-0899.
5RENAULT — Fish Fry, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 4-7:30 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
6BELLEVILLE — 31st Annual Althoff Catholic Golf Classic, Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Stonewolf Golf Course, call Pam Miller 235-1124.
6CAHOKIA — Color Raffle, Holy Family, Time: TBA, 103 Church Street, call 578-7485.
6RADDLE — Duck Booya, St. Ann, 2:30 p.m. Mass; 4-7 p.m., Dinner, parish grounds, call 687-2012 - St. Andrew, Murphysboro.
6WATERLOO — Trivia and Gold Rush Drawing, Holy Name Society of Ss. Peter and Paul, 7 p.m., school gym, call Adam Calloway 978-7152.
7DU QUOIN — Chicken and Dumpling Dinner, Sacred Heart, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Haffner Hall, call Kelly Paxton 542-3423.
8-9NEW BADEN — Quilting, Quilt Group of St. George, (8) 1-9 p.m.; (9) 6-9 p.m., Community Life Center, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
12BELLEVILLE — Fish Fry, St. Mary, 4-7:30 p.m., 1722 West Main St., call parish office 233-2391.
13COLUMBIA — 2nd Annual K of C Car Show, K of C Council #6165, 10 a.m., Immaculate Conception Church upper level lot, call Angi Bueltemann 281-5105.
13FREEBURG — Race Like a Hawk 5K, St. Joseph School, 9 a.m., parish grounds, call Kendra Nowatzki 539-3209.
14DU BOIS — Quilt & Cash Bingo, St. Theresa Altar Sodality of of St. Charles Borromeo, 11 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, K of C Hall, call Josephine McCowen 279-3413.
14NEW ATHENS — Fall Festival, St. Agatha, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., parish center, call Joy Thomas 475-2331.
15BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
20WATERLOO — Oktoberfest, Gibault Catholic High School, 4:15 p.m. Mass; 5-10 p.m.: Event, Gibault Hustedde Gym, call Andrea Biske 939-3883.
21BELLEVILLE — Designer Purse Bingo, Our Lady Queen of Peace School, 1-5 p.m., 5923 N. Belt West, call school office 234-1206.
21BELLEVILLE — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Boy Scout Troop 24 of St. Augustine of Canterbury, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., call George Komora 235-8991.
21BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo & Luncheon, St. Augustine, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 830-5792.
21COLUMBIA — Sunday Fun-day Game Party, Council of Catholic Women of Immaculate Conception, Noon, Immaculate Conception Church Garden Level, call Angie Bueltemann 281-5105.
21HECKER — Turkey & Meat Shoot, Holy Name Men’s Group of St. Augustine of Canterbury, 11 a.m., Hecker Community Grounds, call Arnie Eckart 473-2015.
21OLNEY — Annual Smorgasbord & Bazaar, St. Joseph, 10:30 a.m.-3: p.m., cafeteria and gym call parish office 392-8181.
21TAMAROA — Quilt & Cash Bingo, Immaculate Conception, 11 a.m. Doors Open; 1 p.m. Bingo, K of C Hall, Du Bois, call Tiffany Kujawa 559-1078.
27 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — Spooktacular, Holy Trinity, 6 p.m., church, call Yvonne Seibert 628-8825.
28CAHOKIA — Quilt Bingo, Holy Family, 10:30 am. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, 103 Church St., call Cindy Horn 779-6000.
28SHILOH — Chicken Dinner & Pasta Buffet, Corpus Christi, 3-7 p.m., parish center, call, parish office 632-7614.
28 TIPTON — Wurstmarkt, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5675 LL Road, call parish office 458-6875.
NOVEMBERSocial Calendar
1-3 BECKEMEYER — Rummage Sale, St. Ann’s Sodality of St. Anthony’s, (1-2) 9 a.m-8 p.m.; (3) 9 a.m.-Noon, parish center, call Janette Kruse 227-8501.
2RENAULT — Fish Fry, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 4-7:30 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
3CAHOKIA — Color Raffle, Holy Family, Time: TBA, 103 Church Street, call 578-7485.
3JOHNSTON CITY — Spaghetti Dinner/Raffle/Country Store, St. Paul, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center, call Sandi West 983-5073.
3MILLSTADT — Dinner Auction, St. James, 5 p.m. Doors open, Father Stephen Freund Parish Center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
3NEW ATHENS — Dinner & Auction, St. Agatha School, 5 p.m., parish hall, call Joy Thomas 475-2331.
4BELLEVILLE — Quilt & Comforter Bingo, St. Ann’s Sodality of Blessed Sacrament, 10 a.m., 8809 W. Main St., call parish office 397-2287.
4BELLEVILLE — Polka Mass and Wurstmarkt, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 10:30 a.m. Mass; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., meal served, Kuhl Hall, call Ginny Goetz 233-3813.
4FAIRMONT CITY — Quilt Bingo, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary, 11 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
4NASHVILLE — Quilt & Cash Bingo, Ladies Sodality of St. Ann, 11 a.m. Doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, parish center, all Linda Williams 327-3232.
4RUMA — Wurstmarkt, St. Patrick, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 1 Pioneer Lane, call Sandy Liefer 282-3176.
4SMITHTON — Quilt & Cash Bingo, Women’s Club of St. John the Baptist, 1 p.m., Munier Center, call Dawn Weber 234-2068.
6BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke, Noon, parish center, call Mary Wescovich 588-2192.
7PADERBORN — Pumpkin Party, Council of Catholic Women of St. Michael’s, Noon Luncheon, parish hall, call Susan Halt 939-6603.
8MT. VERNON — Chili/Soup Bazaar Luncheon, Council of Catholic Women of St. Mary Immaculate Conception, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bake Sale; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon, gym, call parish office 244-1559.
9BELLEVILLE — Fish Fry, St. Mary, 4-7:30 p.m., 1722 West Main St., call parish office 233-2391.
10BELLEVILLE — Auction, PTO of Blessed Sacrament School, 5 p.m., 8809 W. Main St., call school office 397-1111.
10NASHVILLE — Dinner Auction, Activity Association of St. Ann, 5 p.m., parish center, call Linda Williams 327-3232.
11EAST ST. LOUIS — Parish Family & Friends Day, St. Augustine of Hippo, 9:30 a.m., parish grounds, call Gail Wren 274-0655.
11HECKER — Fall Dinner and 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.
11RADOM — Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. Michael Cemetery, 1 p.m., church basement, call Frances Smalley 485-6650.
11SALEM — Turkey Dinner, Ladies League of St. Theresa of Avila, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., gym, call Karen 548-0899.
14BELLEVILLE — Salute to Distinguished Alumni and Rising Stars Dinner. Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, St. Clair Country Club, call Pam Miller 235-1124.
15-18NEW BADEN — Festival of Trees, Zion United Church of Christ, Time: TBA, St. George Community Center, call 588-4135.
16BELLEVILLE — Holiday Game Night, Perpetual Help of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, 6 p.m., school gym, call Colleen Day 660-4889.
17BELLEVILLE — Girls Day Out, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Visitor Center, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
17 BELLEVILLE — Trivia Night, Mothers’ Club/Sodality of Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5-10 p.m., 5923 N. Belt West, call parish office 397-2287.
17DU QUOIN — Vendor Craft Fair, Sacred Heart, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Haffner Hall, call Elizabeth Benson 318-9385.
18BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo & Luncheon, St. Augustine, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 830-5792.
18NEW ATHENS — Basket Bingo, St. Agatha, Noon, parish hall, call Joy Thomas 475-2331.
19BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
DECEMBERSocial Calendar
1CAHOKIA — Color Raffle, Holy Family, Time: TBA, 103 Church St., call 578-7485.
1FREEBURG — Cookie Walk, Women of St. Joseph, 9 a.m., parish center, call Carol Schlitt 539-3209.
1SHILOH — Winter’s Aire Concert, Music Ministry of Corpus Christi, 6 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
2BELLEVILLE — Tails, Trails & Twinkles, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 4 p.m., parking lot and grounds of the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
4 BELLEVILLE — Noon Luncheon and Card Party, Ladies Sodality of St. Luke, Noon, parish center, call Mary Wescovich 588-2192.
7RENAULT — Fish Fry, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 4-7:30 p.m., parish hall, call Peggy Bahre 458-6799.
8BELLEVILLE — “A Gift to the City” Concert, Webster University, Time: TBA, Cathedral of St. Peter, call parish office 234-1166.
8KASKASKIA — Kaskaskia Bicentennial French/Indian Celebration of the Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 3:30 p.m., church grounds, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
8SHILOH — Holiday Hilltop Run/Walk 5K, Corpus Christi, 9 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
9BREESE — Christmas Concert, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 7 p.m., school, call Blake Korte 526-7216.
9WATERLOO — Christmas Concert, Gibault Catholic High School, 7 p.m., Gibualt Hustedde Gym, call Scott Ruppel 939-3883.
15WATERLOO — Christmas Cookie Walk, Mary & Martha Society of Ss. Peter and Paul, 8 a.m.-Noon, school cafeteria, call Mary Kay Miller 939-3244.
17 BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
JANUARYSocial Calendar
5BELLEVILLE — Way of Lights Run, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows Visitors Center, call Mary Agnes Schlather 394-6292.
11-12CASEYVILLE — Winter BBQ, Men’s Club St. Stephen, 3-7 p.m., gym, call parish office 397-0666.
19DU BOIS — Snowball Dance, St. Charles, 6:30-11:30 p.m., K of C Hall, call Monica Bochantin 318-6802.
20 BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo & Luncheon, St. Augustine, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 830-5792.
21BECKEMEYER — Bunko and Dessert Party, St. Anthony of Padua, 1 p.m., parish center, call Etta Kampwerth 227-8332 or Mary Beth Shubert 227-8810.
26CASEYVILLE — Trivia Night, Men’s Club of St. Stephen, 7 p.m., gym, call Paul Stygar 604-0600.
26EAST ST. LOUIS — St. Augustine of Hippo Praise Dance and Violins, Catholic Schools Week/Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School, 4 p.m., St. Augustine of Hippo, call Dan Nickerson 397-0316.
26SHILOH — Trivia Night, Youth Ministry of Corpus Christi, 7 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.