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Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Friday, March 3

VILLA GROVE — Fish Fry, Sacred Heart Church, 4:30-7 p.m. Adults $9, children (6-12) $4, under 6 free. Drive-thru and carry-out available. (217) 832-8402.

Sunday, March 5

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 5 p.m.

Monday, March 6

DECATUR — AARP Driver Safety Program, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, conference room 561, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Refresher for motorists age 50+, approved by the State of Illinois. AARP members $15, non-members $20. To register (217) 464-2046.

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Adult Grief Support Group, “Healing the Grieving Heart” program, weekly until Monday, March 27. They will meet in the gymnasium at 6 p.m. To pre-register (217) 347-1529.

EFFINGHAM — Compassionate Healing and Awareness of Thoughts (C.H.A.T.) cancer support group, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium — St. Francis room, 6-7:30 p.m. For information contact Maddie Johnson (217) 347-1571.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 7

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

EFFINGHAM — “Working Together for Health,” HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital and Effingham County Health Dept. offering low-cost health screenings to the community, Effingham County Health Dept., 901 W. Virginia Ave., 8-11 a.m. For information (217) 342-9237.

SHUMWAY — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, blood pressure screenings, Senior Center, 11-11:30 a.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Catholic Mass, Memorial Medical Center, noon (217) 788-3585.

SPRINGFIELD — Grief Support Group for those who have lost a loved one, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, 4:30-6 p.m. For information, (217) 544-6464, ext. 55675.

SPRINGFIELD — Survivors of Suicide Group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, 6:45-8 p.m. For information (217) 544-6464, ext. 55675.

Wednesday, March 8

BENLD — Litchfield DCCW Deanery meeting, St Joseph Church. Registration begins 9:15 a.m. ($2), rosary 9:40 a.m. and Mass, 10 a.m. Lunch (free will offering). Please come and bring a friend.

DECATUR — Intercessory Prayer, Sisters of Christ, 1 p.m. Contact Pat Mulvany (217) 864-3961.

GRANITE CITY — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family Church, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Mother of Perpetual Help devotions and Benediction, 7 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, for both men and women, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 9

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

DIETERICH — Blood pressure screenings HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Civic Center, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

EFFINGHAM — Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Class, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, pre-registration is required. Contact Kristi Smith for class times and availability (217) 347-1283. There is a nominal fee for completion card.

EFFINGHAM — Memorial Service, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital chapel, 7 p.m. For those who have lost a friend or loved one in January and February.

EFFINGHAM — “Having a Baby,” three-part series, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration required (217) 347-1529. Continuing on Thursday, March 16 and Thursday, March 23.

MADISON — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, St. Mary and St. Mark Church, 2 p.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Benediction 3 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Catholic Mass, Memorial Medical Center, noon (217) 788-3585.

SPRINGFIELD — Eucharistic Adoration, Little Flower Church, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Rachel (217) 529-1606.

Friday, March 10

GRANITE CITY — Fish Fry, St. Elizabeth Church, 4-7 p.m. Eat-in or carry-out.

GREENVILLE — All-You-Can-Eat Fish Dinners, St. Lawrence Church, 412 S. Prairie, 4-7 p.m. Adults and carry-out $9, children (10 and under) $4.

MADISON — Fish Fry and Tacos, Polish Hall (St. Stanislaus Lodge), 826 Greenwood St. Eat-in or carry-out, check out Facebook.com/Polish.Hall.Madison for complete menu and prices.

MARYVILLE — Mother of Perpetual Help K. of C. Fish Fry, parish center, 4-7 p.m. Price $9.

NOKOMIS — Twenty-First Annual Fish Fry and Buffet, St. Louis Parish Center, 4:30-7 p.m. Adults and carry-out $9, children (5-11) $4.

RAYMOND — St. Raymond K. of C. #4698 All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 5-7 pm. Adults $10, children (12 and under) $5, preschool free. Carry-out and drive-thru $10. Verne Pinkston (217) 229-3596.

RIVERTON — All-You-Can-Eat-Walleye (eat-in-only) Fish Fry, Knights of Columbus hall, 4:30-7 p.m., other fish available. Carry-out orders (217) 629-7202 after 4:30 p.m.

ROCHESTER — K. of C. St. Jude Council #9640 Fish Fries, St. Jude’s Parish Center, 5-7:30 p.m. Adults $8, children $5. Family Pack: four dinner special $28, baked fish, inside only $9. Carry-out or drive-through available.

SPRINGFIELD — Lenten Fish Fry, Casey’s Pub, 2200 Meadowbrook Road, 5-8 p.m. Carry-out available.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Fish Fry, St. Katharine Drexel (St. Patrick Church) lower level, lunch 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinner 4-7 p.m. Carry-outs available, call ahead to place your order (217) 528-0453.

SUBIACO, Ark. — Subiaco Academy, a Catholic, Benedictine (boarding/college preparatory school) is offering Shadow Days to prospective male students grades 6-10 and their parents. To reserve a space, or more information (800) 364-7824 or (479) 934-1034, email or visit the website www.SubiacoAcademy.us.

Saturday, March 11

ALTAMONT — Broadway for Life Dinner-Theatre, Life to Share, fundraiser for local crisis pregnancy center, Carriage House, doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., $25 per person available from Family Life Center, 605 Eden Ave., (217) 342-5433.

EFFINGHAM — New Brother/New Sister class, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, 10 a.m. Pre-registration required (217) 347-1529.

JACKSONVILLE — Mass in American Sign Language, Our Saviours Church chapel, 4 p.m. Potluck to follow. For information email Christine Lansaw at .

SPRINGFIELD — Latin Mass, Blessed Sacrament Church, 8 a.m.

TAYLORVILLE — K. of C. #2120 Steak Night, 4:30-7 p.m. Steak dinner, $11, pork or chicken dinner, $9. Carry-outs and a la carte items available as well.

Sunday, March 12

LIBERTY — Beef and Noodle Dinner, St. Brigid Church, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $11, children (6-10) $5, under 5 free, served buffet style. Carry-outs available.

SPRINGFIELD — All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, K. of C. #364, 8 a.m.-noon. Adults $10, children 6-12 $5, 5 and under free.

Monday, March 13

DECATUR — SHARE Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, conference room G18, 7 p.m. For those who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in early infancy, for information contact Karla Thornton (217) 464-2045.

DECATUR — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group, Baby Talk, 500 E. Lake Shore Drive, 10:30-11:30 a.m. For information (217) 464-2334.

EFFINGHAM — Diabetes Support Group, St. Anthony’s Convenient Care, 801 W. Temple, lower level, 5:30 p.m. For information (217) 347-1288.

EFFINGHAM — Balance Clinic, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Physical Rehabilitation Department, 9-11 a.m. For appointment call (217) 347-1529. They will conduct a 15-20 minute balance screening and fall risk assessment.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 14

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

DECATUR — Epilepsy Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, Assisi conference room, 5 p.m. For information (217) 853-1655.

EFFINGHAM — Heartsaver CPR AED class, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration required (217) 347-1529.

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — Taize´ Prayer, “Praying for Peace in the World and in our Hearts,” Immaculate Conception Church, 7-8 p.m. For information (812) 535-2952.

SPRINGFIELD — Catholic Mass, Memorial Medical Center, noon (217) 788-3585.

SPRINGFIELD — Grief Support Group for those who have lost a loved one, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, 4:30-6 p.m. For information, (217) 544-6464, ext. 55675.

Wednesday, March 15

ALTON — Military Mass, Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 6 p.m. For information contact Kris Kline (618) 466-8951.

DECATUR — SHARE Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, conference room G18, 7 p.m. For those who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in early infancy, for information contact Karla Thornton (217) 464-2045.

DECATUR — Intercessory Prayer, Sisters of Christ, 1 p.m. Contact Pat Mulvany (217) 864-3961.

GRANITE CITY — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family Church, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Mother of Perpetual Help devotions and Benediction, 7 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, for men and women, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 16

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

MADISON — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, St. Mary and St. Mark Church, 2 p.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Benediction, 3 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Attorneys from the Immigration Project will be available. For an appointment (309) 829-8703.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Eucharistic Adoration, Little Flower Church, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Rachel (217) 529-1606.

SPRINGFIELD — Catholic Mass, Memorial Medical Center, noon (217) 788-3585.

Friday, March 17

AUBURN — K. of C. St. Benedict Council #10556 Fish Fry, Holy Cross Parish Center, 5-7 p.m. Adults $8.50, children under 12 $4.50.

GRANITE CITY — Fish Fry, St. Elizabeth Church, 4-7 p.m. Eat-in or carry-out.

GREENVILLE — All-You-Can-Eat Fish Dinners, St. Lawrence Church, 412 S. Prairie, 4-7 p.m. Adults and carry-out $9, children (10 and under) $4.

JACKSONVILLE — 12-Hour Adoration, Our Saviour Church, Holy Cross Chapel, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 3 p.m.

MADISON — Fish Fry and Tacos, Polish Hall (St. Stanislaus Lodge), 826 Greenwood St. Eat-in or carry-out, check out Facebook.com/Polish.Hall.Madison for complete menu and prices.

MARYVILLE – Mother of Perpetual Help K. of C. Fish Fry, parish center, 4-7 p.m. Price $9.

NOKOMIS — Twenty-First Annual Fish Fry and Buffet, St. Louis Parish Center, 4:30-7 p.m. Adults and carry-out $9, children (5-11) $4.

RAYMOND — St. Raymond K. of C. #4698 All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 5-7 pm. Adults $10, children (12 and under) $5, preschool free. Carry-out and drive-thru $10. For information contact Verne Pinkston (217) 229-3596.

ROCHESTER — K. of C. St. Jude Council #9640 Fish Fry, St. Jude’s Parish Center, 5-7:30 p.m. Adults $8, children $5. Family Pack: four dinner special $28, baked fish, inside only $9. Carry-out or drive-through available.

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — “Mining the Dark for Healing Gold: Writing about Difficult Relationships,” retreat, Providence Spiritual Conference Center, 6-9 p.m. Continues on Saturday, March 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Facilitators Liza Hyatt and Norbert Krapf. Cost $200 includes meals and housing, or $150 without housing. To register online Events.SistersofProvidence.org or call (812) 535-2952 by March 10.

SPRINGFIELD — Lenten Fish Fry, Casey’s Pub, 2200 Meadowbrook Road, 5-8 p.m. Carry-out available.

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, rosary, 6:30 a.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Fish Fry, St. Katharine Drexel (St. Patrick Church) lower level, lunch 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinner 4-7 p.m. Carry-outs available, call ahead to place your order (217) 528-0453.

VANDALIA — “God and His Healing Power,” Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, 318 N. 8th St., 4-8:30 p.m. Facilitator Father Aniello Salicone, SX. Continues on Saturday 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Free of charge. To register email or call (618) 292-8039.

Saturday, March 18

COLLINSVILLE — “The Eucharist, Real Presence, Real Power” half-day retreat, Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Retreat leader, Deacon Jim Ghiglione. No cost, but participants are asked to bring a toiletry item or dish detergent to donate to St. Vincent DePaul. For information www.saintspeter-paul.org or email .

SPRINGFIELD — Latin Mass, Blessed Sacrament Church, 8 a.m.

Sunday, March 19

DECATUR — Mass, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, 5 p.m.

VANDALIA — “How to Spiritually Navigate the Problems in the World and in the Church,” Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, 318 N. 8th St., 4-8:30 p.m. Facilitator Father Chad Ripperger. Continues on Monday 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Free of charge. To register email or call (618) 292-8039.

Friday, March 31

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — “Come and See,” Weekend Retreat, Sisters of Divine Providence. For women ages 18-42 who are contemplating religious life, 7 p.m. Will continue through Sunday, April 2, 2 p.m. For information call Sister Editha Ben (812) 230-4771 or email .

Ongoing

DECATUR — Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital chapel, (217) 877-6716.

EFFINGHAM — Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial

Hospital chapel, (217) 342-4764.

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