Every year Bishop Edward K. Braxton devotes a significant amount of time to Pastoral Visitations to the Catholic schools in the Diocese.
Many in the diocese have stories about Colette Kennett, who began working in the Diocese of Belleville in 1979 with Msgr. Carl Scherrer, then Diocesan CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Director.
The signs and symbols of our faith: water, bread, wine. How often do the faithful think about or contemplate what those symbols mean as they prepare for the celebration of a liturgy? About 50 people signed up for a two-day seminar Nov. 7-8 at St. Joseph Parish …
The Murphysboro Knights of Columbus Council 988 invited people to the 27th annual Pro-Life Dinner Oct. 27 in Murphysboro. About 120 people accepted the invitation. “It’s about a celebration of life,” Jeff Chmiola, Knight and dinner chairman said.
His Excellency, the Most Rev. Carlo Maria Viganó, Apostolic Nuncio, was the guest of Bishop Braxton on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. During his visit on Thursday, Bishop Braxton gave Archbishop Viganó a tour of the Cathedral of St. Peter.