Michael Hoerner

Sunday, 07 January 2018 14:02

And the MCA winner is ...

On Dec. 1, McKenzie Baalman, a sixth-grade student at St. Mary School in Brussels, and her parents Colleen and Wayne Baalman, joined other winners and their families at the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., for Mass and to celebrate the opening of the display of their winning artwork. The winning entries were displayed throughout the Advent and Christmas seasons.

Sunday, 07 January 2018 13:46

In Memoriam - Father William C. Mayer, CSV

WHEELING — Father William C. Mayer, CSV, was born Jan. 23, 1929 in Kankakee and passed away on Dec. 9 at Addolorata Villa here.

Father Mayer professed his first vows on Aug. 19, 1947 at the Viatorian Novitiate in Chicago and his final vows on Aug. 19, 1950 at St. Joseph Church in Springfield. He was ordained to the priesthood on Feb. 2, 1956 at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, 07 January 2018 13:40

Diocesan Datebook

Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Sunday, 07 January 2018 13:39

Bishop Paprocki's Public Schedule

Bishop Paprocki's public schedule for the weeks of January 7 and 14.

GLEN CARBON — Four seniors at Father McGivney Catholic High School have been chosen as Illinois State Scholar finalists. The Father McGivney Catholic High School State Scholars for this year are: Teresa Barz, Magdalynn Fine, Noah Pirtle and Simeona Rasp.

This year’s graduating class of 28 students is the school’s third graduating class. In the short five-year history of Father McGivney, the school has produced 12 Illinois State Scholar finalists out of a total of 70 graduates. This achievement is indicative of the importance placed on academics at Father McGivney Catholic High School, noted Principal Joe Lombardi.

Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in Springfield announced that 34 seniors have been recognized as 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars.

“It is an honor to have over 20 percent of the senior class selected as Illinois State Scholar finalists,” said Kara Rapacz, principal. “We are proud of the hard work and extraordinary achievements of these young men and women.”

St. Louis — Sister Christian Marie Ehrhardt, SSND, died Nov.  22, at Sancta Maria in Ripa in St. Louis. She was 68, and a former teacher, missionary, pastoral minister and tutor.

Sister Christian Marie was born in Quincy. She entered the congregation of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1967. She professed first vows in 1970 and final vows in 1976.

Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:58

Daily Readings

Daily Scripture readings for the weeks of December 24 and 31.

Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:56

Diocesan Datebook

Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

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