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A Look Back to June 22, 1979: St. Joseph, Cobden Parish Bible School

Three members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame volunteered to conduct a two-week Bible School program for parish youth, Father Ted Baumann, pastor, reported.

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Germantown Family Remembers Brother Memorial Day

When the boys and girls went off to war in the 1940s to fight and die in WWII or to do the same in the 1950s during the Korean Conflict or the many “Operation” names of battles in Iraq and Afghanistan, they were thanked and applauded for their service. But one war stands out as the one where military veterans were not applauded or feted or thanked.

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St. Teresa in Belleville celebrates 50-year anniversary

Msgr. David Darin sprinkles the people during the May 7 liturgy celebrating the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the current St. Teresa Church in Belleville. (St. Teresa Parish was founded in 1926.)

Msgr. Darin is pastor of St. Teresa and St. Luke parishes. In the photo he is accompanied by Deacon Robert Lanter. Both Msgr. Darin and Deacon Lanter are wearing vestments that were worn at the dedication of the church 50 years ago.

It was noted that in its 50-year history, St. Teresa Church has hosted countless baptisms, first Communions, confirmations, weddings and funerals as well as more than 25,000 liturgies.

A Look Back to 1978 and TEC retreat #32

Teens Encounter Christ retreats have been held in the Diocese of Belleville for many years. The TEC organization celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015.

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Nurturing Friendships

Can you stop in your busy schedule for just a minute because I want to ask you a question: Who is your best friend, and when was the last time you just called that person to say I’m glad you’re in my life?

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