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The Diocese Recognizes Those Who Take Their Faith into the Marketplace

Each year, for the past ten years, people have gathered to honor individuals who have taken their faith out of the pews and into the marketplace — into the lives of the working men and women of our diocese, to the clients and customers who will reap the rewards of these laborers, in the clinics and hospitals, caring for the sick, in the courtroom making sure justice is served, in the lives of grief-stricken families, in the care of our children and “walking the talk” of faith in everyday life.

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Many local Hispanics feel unrecognized as parishioners

Many Spanish-speaking Catholics still do not feel like they belong to their local parish. That was one of the findings of a recent meeting of local Hispanic leaders at the diocesan pastoral center.

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Guadalupe Project celebrates tremendous growth with new location

In the fall of 2013, a small group of Clay County ladies began meeting, planning and praying to begin a pro-life presence in their area.

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Dreamer sees DACA as a way to contribute to society

Octavio Ramirez, 18, is a dreamer in more ways than one. Octavio is a student at Southwestern Illinois College, where he is studying to be a civil engineer.

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Students Glimpse Rare Eclipse

Adrienne Rolf, a first and second grade teacher at St. Ann Catholic School in Nashville, stayed up late the night before the eclipse making extra safe eyewear for her students made from NASA-approved glasses and paper plates.

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