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Look Back to Jan. 29, 1937 When the Floods Hit

Approximately ten cities in the Diocese of Belleville have been seriously affected by the unprecedented rise of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The flood, which has taken a tremendous toll in property and an unrecorded number of human lives, has caused heavy damages to churches, schools, church property and homes in the extreme southeastern and southern portions of the Diocese.

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Parishes Share Eucharist, Faith, Conversation

Parishioners at SS. Peter & Paul Parish in Waterloo and St. Augustine of Hippo East St. Louis are using their faith as a cornerstone to build relationships with one another.

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Bishop Braxton to speak at the shrine Feb. 25

Bishop Edward K. Braxton will give an address at 2 p.m. at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Guild Center in Belleville.

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Local student among 10 NCEA honored nationally

While Catholic Schools Week is now in the rearview mirror, Althoff Catholic High School junior, Emma Murphy, will remember this one for quite awhile. Her family and her school are proud of her.

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Take a Look Back to Oct. 11, 1946 in The Messenger

BREESE — Council 2869, Knights of Columbus this week completed plans for the acceptance of a large class of candidates in honor of the memory of their three members who gave their lives in World War II, namely Paul B. Hemann, Thomas Hummert and Raymond Von Bokel.

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