Springfield Club Frontiers International is sponsoring the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast at the Hilton Hotel, 700 East Adams St., on Monday, Jan. 18. This year’s speaker is Father Joseph A. Brown, SJ.
When Msgr. Ossola and the people of Little Flower Parish in Springfield began collecting toys for Catholic Charities this Advent, they had no idea what an emotional roller coaster awaited them. As it turned out, they discovered people of all faiths are really in the Christmas spirit this year.
The Young Adult Ministry (YAM) has just begun holding its weekly Sunday Mass at St. Viator Chapel, located within the Catholic Pastoral Center at 1615 W. Washington in Springfield.
St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield has released the Official City of Springfield Ornament for 2009. The newest ornament features The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with the words: Built on Faith 1928, Renewed in Hope 2009. It is the 17th in a series of ornaments that honor Springfield’s landmarks and are issued annually by St. Joseph’s Home. The ornament is a fund-raiser for the home for the aged.