Lanham exits Gibault to become Associate Director of Education

Sarah Lanham, sitting at her desk at Gibault Catholic High School in Waterloo, has 19 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in the Diocese of Belleville. She will begin her new role as Associate Director of Education on July 1 (David Wilhelm photo). The new educational leadership team […]

Posted on April 25, 2024

Sweet sounds of strings

Phil Tinge, violin instructor, plays the instrument with a group of Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School students during the spring concert at the East St. Louis school May 4. Tinge, the Concert Master and first chair in violin for the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra, has been working with students at Sr. […]

Posted on April 25, 2024

Spring Farm Blessing – Braeutigam serves as host

Bishop Michael McGovern stands with the Range family after the Spring Farm Blessing on April 26 at Braeutigam Orchards in Belleville. The bishop blessed the people, the seed and grain, the machinery and tools, the animals and the land (David Wilhelm photo). A threatening sky and strong wind were followed […]

Posted on April 25, 2024

New director of education ‘passionate’ about Catholic schools

Fr. Caruso leaves St. Louis U. High, joins Diocese of Belleville Fr. Michael Caruso, SJ, wasn’t necessarily on the hunt for a new position. Diocese of Belleville Bishop Michael McGovern contacted Fr. Caruso, his friend since 2010, to see whether Fr. Caruso could offer any recommendations for the Director of […]

Posted on April 25, 2024

Sweet sounds of strings

Phil Tinge, violin instructor, plays the instrument with a group of Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School students during the spring concert at the East St. Louis school May 4. Tinge, the Concert Master and first chair in violin for the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra, has been working with students at Sr. […]