A man in service to others, helping people to come closer to their God could describe one deacon in particular: Deacon Robert Lanter of St. Luke Parish in Belleville.
Aquinas Institute of Theology welcomes Most Rev. Jaime Soto, Bishop of Sacramento, President of the California Catholic Conference of Bishops (CCCB), as speaker for the 32nd Annual Aquinas Lecture, Sovereignty, Solidarity, and Time: Reflections on the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development with Immigrants.
“I am pleased to share with you the information from our Conference of Bishops concerning the January 22nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize abortion.
Parish celebrations and closing liturgies were in the limelight in The Messenger’s 2014 issues. Celebrating anniversaries were St. Stephen, Caseyville (120th); Sacred Heart, Du Quoin (100th); Sacred Heart, Dupo (100th), Corpus Christi, Shiloh, (100th).
The Rev. Linus Umoren, C.M., a Vincentian, who has come to serve in the Diocese of Belleville as a fidei domum missionary, was born Oct. 20, 1969 to Mr. Killian Umoren and Magaret Killian Umoren in Adiasim Ikot Ata Enin of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. He is the first born of four children.