Michael Hoerner

Saturday, 01 September 2007 20:00

Freshman enrollment up 46 percent at QU

First-year student enrollment at Quincy University stands at 235, up 46 percent from last year's fall 2006 total of 161, according to QU executive vice president Patricia Laytham. This year's number is also an increase from fall of 2005, when first-year student enrollment stood at 202.
Seven men are being inducted into the 2007 Springfield Chapter Knights of Columbus on Oct. 27. A Mass, dinner and the induction will take place at Bethalto Council #4688.
Melissa Blankestyn - now officially Sister Melissa - completed her candidacy and was accepted as a novice by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield during the Rite of Initiation Aug. 7 at Sacred Heart Convent in Springfield. She now begins a two-year period of prayer, study, and integration into the life of the Springfield Dominican congregation.
Saturday, 11 August 2007 20:00

Co-op Bar-B-Cue to benefit K. of C. councils

The 86th annual Knights of Columbus Cooperative Bar-B-Cue, will be hosted by Springfield Council 364 on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 2-7 p.m. at 2200 Meadowbrook Road.

Sister Janet Folkl, CDP, has been elected general superior of the Congregation of the Sisters of Divine Providence. Sister Martha Yang, CDP and Sister Monika Mrosek, CDP are the new general councilors. The

QUINCY - Father Kenneth Capalbo, OFM, has been named chairman of the Quincy University Board of Trustees, replacing chairman William Metzinger whose term expired in May.

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