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Diocesan Datebook

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Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Saturday, Oct. 14

EFFINGHAM — Public Square Rosary Rally, Sacred Heart Church, corner of Fayette and Henrietta, noon. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Sunday, Oct. 15

BETHALTO — K. of C. Buffet Chicken Dinner, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 132 Butcher St., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Adults $10, children (6-10) $5. Adult carry-outs available, public welcome and handicap accessible.

BLACKJACK — K. of  C. Troy Council #9266 All-You-Can-Eat Chicken Dinner, K. of C. hall, 4 miles south of Troy, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Adults  $11, children (6-12) $5, (5 and under) free. Carry-outs available, $11. For information, (618) 667-1213.

CAMP POINT — Fall Family Fest and Raffle, St. Thomas Church, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free will offering.

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

Monday, Oct. 16

DECATUR — Post-Partum Emotional Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, Assisi conference room, 6:30 p.m.  For information, (217) 464-2334.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 17

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

EFFINGHAM — Eat at Mom’s Breastfeeding Class, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Education Center, 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration required, (217) 347-1529.

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

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Christ the King Parish library, 9 a.m.

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, Oct. 18

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

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

DECATUR — Breath of Life Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, room 561, noon.  For information, contact Dan Ingram (217) 464-2603. For anyone experiencing breathing problems.

GRANITE CITY — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family Church, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3 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.

SPRINGFIELD — From Catholicism to the Capitol, up close with Congressman and Catholic Darin LaHood, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 6:30 p.m.  The event is sponsored by the Forge, a young adult Catholic group. Congressman LaHood will discuss life as a Catholic politician and how his faith impacts him in Washington. All are invited to attend this free event.

Thursday, Oct. 19

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

DECATUR — Breastfeeding Support Group, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, room 561, 5-6 p.m. For information, (217) 464-2334.

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, Oct. 20

BELLEVILLE — Fall Retreat, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Edwin J. Guild Center, dinner, 6 p.m. and ends with lunch on Sunday, Oct. 22. Facilitator, Steve Givens; cost for the weekend $175.00. Other packages available. Pre-registration required (618) 394-6281.

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

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

Saturday, Oct. 21

CHATHAM — Art and Craft Fair, St. Joseph the Worker Church, 700 East Spruce St., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Come and do your holiday shopping of fine art and craft items. Food and drink items available for breakfast and lunch. For information contact Geoff or Rita Davis (217) 585-8079, or visit the church website at www.stjoschatham.org.     

Sunday, Oct. 22

BRIGHTON — St. Alphonsus All-You-Can-Eat Chicken Dinner, Christian Life Center, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Adults $10, children (5-12) $5, under 5 free.  All-You-Can-Eat is dine-in only, carry-outs available.  For information, (618) 372-3352.

HARDIN — St. Francis of Assisi Fall Dinner, St. Norbert School, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Carry-out service available from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  

Monday, Oct. 23

ALTAMONT — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital home care, blood pressure screenings, Municipal Building, 11-11:30 a.m.

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 — Balance Clinic, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, 9-11 a.m. For those with loss of balance, unsteadiness, dizziness or frequent falls.  To call for appointment, (217) 347-1243.

SAINT-MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Sisters of Divine Providence, “Song of My Heart,” Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Facilitator, Sister Mary Montgomery.  Cost $45 which includes lunch, deadline for registration is Oct. 23.  Register online at Events.SistersofProvidence.org  or (812) 535-2952.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 24

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

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

SPRINGFIELD — Legion of Mary, Christ the King Parish library, 9 a.m.

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, Oct. 25

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Women’s Services, Breastfeeding Support Group, 900 W. Temple Ave., suite 108, 5 p.m.  For information, contact Ashley Davis, (217) 347-1638.

GRANITE CITY — Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family Church, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3 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, Oct. 26

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital conducting annual Women’s Wellness Event, Keller Convention Center, 4:30-7 p.m. Register online by Oct. 18, stanthonyshospital.org/wwe or call (217) 347-1529.

FORSYTH — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Widowed Support Group, Applebee’s, 1257 U.S. 51, 11:30 a.m. For information, contact James Vogel (217) 429-2089.

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, Oct. 27

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

SUBIACO, AR — Subiaco Academy a Catholic college preparatory boarding school for young men grades 6-10, hosting Fall Shadow Days for parents and boys. For information call (800) 364-7824 or (479) 934-1034 or email  ; Other dates are Nov. 10 and Dec. 1.

VANDALIA — Soldiers of Christ, The Spiritual Battle of Our Times Conference, Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, 318 N. 8th St. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Speakers, Father Bill Casey, Archbishop Joseph Naumann, Dan Burke, Michael John Poirier and Apostles of the Interior Life. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. For registration information and schedule go to osmm.org

Saturday, Oct. 28

BELLEVILLE — Living With Cancer, A Day of Renewal to Inspire, Inform and Support Those Undergoing Cancer Treatment, Survivors and the Caregivers Who Journey with Them, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presenter, Karen Tripp. For information call (618) 394-6270 or visit www.snows.org

Sunday, Oct. 29

GRANITE CITY — Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings, St. Elizabeth Parish, 2300 Pontoon Road, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Carry-outs available. Visit the Country Store and Basket Booth.

Friday, Nov. 10

SAINT-MARY-OR-THE-WOODS, Ind. — My first Come and See Retreat., for Catholic, single women ages 18-42, Sisters of Divine Providence. Continues until Sunday Nov. 12.  To sign up or for information, contact Sister Editha Ben (812) 230-4771 or email . No cost for the weekend.

Saturday, June 30-Wednesday, July 11, 2018

SPRINGFIELD — Blessed Sacrament Parish is planning an all inclusive Pilgrimage to Italy. What a way to see the world and give your children/grandchildren an unforgettable cultural experience. KI Concerts is handling the details. The main event is an International Choir experience at St. Peters Basilica on Wednesday, July 4, for late elementary and high school singers. For information, contact Jody Kienzler, Director of Music at (217) 528-7521 ext. 111.

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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