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Young Woman Answers God’s Call as Lay Missionary

God doesn’t send a text or make phones ring/buzz or otherwise chirp, but God does call each person and make that call known.

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A Look Back, March 10, 1950

A group of 17 Holy Year Pilgrims, including five clergy from this Diocese, will leave Sunday morning, March 12, for a two-week air tour to Rome and other points in Europe.

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Bishop Braxton Delivers Message to Diocese at Vatican development Meeting

The work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote the "integral human development" of all peoples is a work that must continue today in the world and in the Catholic Church, Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, told participants at a Vatican conference.

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St. Joseph in Marion Evangelizes Faithful

A number of parishes made an effort to “re-engage” Catholics in the South Vicariate and beyond, so they invited people in the region to join them for a presentation on enlivening their faith and becoming more dynamic as Catholics.

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Bishop Braxton Hears Pope Francis on 50th Anniversary of Encyclical

Pope Francis addressed today, April 4, 2017, in the Vatican’s New Synod Hall, the participants, including Bishop Edward K. Braxton, in the Congress promoted by the Dicastery for the Service of Integral Human Development, being held in the Vatican on April 3-4, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Encyclical Populorum Progressio.

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