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Diocesan Datebook

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Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Saturday, April 29

SPRINGFIELD — National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood, Illinois State Capital Building, Lincoln Statue, 1 p.m. Terri Everett (217) 685-3413 or Kathy Cinotto (217) 529-7669.

Sunday, April 30

DITTMER, MO — “The Healing Power of Forgiveness,” IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center, 7935 St. Francis Lane, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Presenter, Frederick Hermann.(636) 274-0554 or email .

MARYVILLE — Spaghetti Dinner, Mother of Perpetual Help parish center, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Adults $10, children (6-11) $5, 5 and under free. Carry-outs available. Proceeds go to seminarian, Michael Meinhart.

Monday, May 1

DECATUR — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, Fitness-Come Together Let’s Walk Fitness Training Session, Fairview Park, large pavilion, 5-6:30 p.m. (217) 464-2045.

EFFINGHAM — Compassionate Healing and Awareness of Thoughts (C.H.A.T.) cancer support group, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m. For those who have been diagnosed with and/or are undergoing treatment for cancer. For information (217) 347-1571.

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

Tuesday, May 2

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

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, “Look Good…Feel Better” Program, St. Anthony’s Women’s Wellness Center, 900 W. Temple, 5:30-7:30 p.m. To help women overcome the effects of cancer treatment. (217) 227-2345.

SHUMWAY — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital home care, 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, May 3

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital home care, blood pressure screenings, Catholic Charities, 9-10 a.m.

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, May 4

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital home care, blood pressure screenings, Senior Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, “Bridges for Healing Hearts” Grief Support Group, St. Francis room, 6 p.m. For information (217) 347-1571.

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, May 5

CLYDE, MO — Come and See monastic weekend, Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, for women 18-40 considering a religious life. Contact Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia at (660) 944-2221, or .

DECATUR — Grief Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital conference room 561, 12:30 p.m. For information (217) 464-2074.

JACKSONVILLE — 24-Hour Adoration, Our Saviour Church, Holy Cross Chapel, 9 a.m.-9 a.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 3 p.m.

QUINCY — Monthly First Friday/Saturday Devotion, “Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary,” St. Rose of Lima Church, 5:30 p.m., continues at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6. (217) 224-5904 or (217) 222-5769.

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

Saturday, May 6

BELLEVILLE — Three-Week Bible Study — ”Looking at the Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalen and Judas,” National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Guild Center, 10 a.m.-noon. Presenter, Mark Etling, Ph.D. Continues on Saturday, June 17, and Saturday, July 8. Registration required (618) 397-6700, ext. 6270 or (314) 241-3400, ext. 6270. Fee $30/series or $10/session.

BELLEVILLE — “A Day for the Second Half of Life,” National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Presenter Sister Carla Mae Streeter, OP. Pre-registration required (618) 397-6700, ext. 6281 or (314) 241-3400, ext. 6281. Cost $70 includes lunch and dinner.

LITCHFIELD — Holy Family Church 21st Annual Spring Fling-Chicken Dinner, 211 E. Columbia, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $9, carry-outs $9, children (5-12) $5. For information contact Dale Hughes (217) 324-2869.

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

Sunday, May 7

CHATHAM — Annual Chicken Dinner and Silent Auction, St. Joseph the Worker Church, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

JERSEYVILLE — Annual Spring Dinner, All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken and Roast Beef, served family style, St. Francis Xavier gym, 506 S. State St., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Adults $9, (children 6-12) $4, preschool free. Carry-outs available $9.

TEUTOPOLIS — Teutopolis Monastery Museum, 12:30-4 p.m. Located behind St. Francis Church, the former Franciscan Novitiate building, adults $5, children $1. Chair lift for visitors who have difficulty with stairs. (217) 857-6404, ext. 236, leave a message and the call will be returned.

Monday, May 8

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

DECATUR — Sibling Class, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital conference room 561, 5:15-6:15 p.m. For children ages 3-12. To register (217) 464-2334.

DECATUR — SHARE Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital conference room G18, 7 p.m. Karla Thornton (217) 464-2045.

DECATUR — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, Fitness-Come Together Let’s Walk Fitness Training Session, Fairview Park, large pavilion, 5-6:30 p.m. (217) 464-2045.

EFFINGHAM — Diabetes Support Group, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Convenient Care lower level, 801 W. Temple, 5:30 p.m. For information (217) 347-1529.

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

Tuesday, May 9

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

DECATUR — Epilepsy Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital conference room G561, 5 p.m. For information (217) 853-1655.

SAINT-MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, IN —Sisters of Providence Ecumenical Taize´ Gathering, “Praying for Peace in the world and in our hearts,” Church of the Immaculate Conception, 7-8 p.m. Continues the 2nd Tuesday each month for the remaining dates for 2017. For information contact Jason Moon, (812) 535-2810 or email .

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, May 10

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, May 11

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

DECATUR — Childbirth Prep Class I, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Assisi conference room, 6:30-9 p.m. To register (217) 464-2334.

DIETERICH — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital home care, blood pressure screening, Civic Center, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

EFFINGHAM — Memorial Service, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital chapel, 7 p.m. For those who have lost a family member or friend in the months of March and April.

EFFINGHAM — Having a Baby Series, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Continues on Tuesday, May 23 and Thursday May 25. Registration required (217) 347-1529.

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 — 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, May 12

EFFINGHAM — Catholic Charities 18th Annual Austin Luckett Memorial Golf Scramble, Cardinal Golf Course. Registration, 11 a.m., Shotgun Start, noon. Cost $80 per person, includes green fees, cart rental, food and beverages. Hole sponsorship $100. For information (217) 857-1458.

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

Saturday, May 13

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

SPRINGFIELD — Korean War National Museum Trivia Night, VFW Post 755, 2211 Old Jacksonville Road, doors open at 6 p.m., trivia starts, 7 p.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.

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.

HIGHLAND — Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital chapel, (618) 654-9642.

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