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Bishop Braxton Writes Letter as The Messenger Editor Retires

Bishop Braxton writes a letter on the occasion of The Messenger editor's retirement.

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Bishop Braxton Introduces ‘Into My Vineyard’ Program

As we continue to implement The Pastoral Plan for Parish Renewal and Restructuring, we are focusing on our Parish Partnerships, which must work diligently to bring parishes closer together in greater cooperation for the good of the Christian Faithful.

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Fr. Eugene Neff Reviews Chris Lowney’s Book

Father Eugene Neff, pastor at St. George in New Baden and director of the diocesan Ministry to Sick and Aged (MSA), has read a book recently that he believes would help in the restructuring and renewal of parishes in the diocese.

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Jubilanians Celebrate Years of Ministry

Eight men, representing 320 years of ministry celebrate their anniversaries of ordination in 2017. Bishop Edward K. Braxton, principal celebrant and homilist, celebrated a special liturgy, honoring those men June 5 at the cathedral.

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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Moves Forward

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital continues to take shape in O’Fallon. Members of the diocesan Art and Architecture Committee tour the area where the new chapel is being built in the hospital.

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