Diocesan Datebook

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Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Sunday, March 17

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

SPRINGFIELD — Late evening Mass at St. Katharine Drexel, (Sacred Heart Church) 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 19

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 auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration required (217) 347-1529.

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 20

DECATUR — Intercessory Prayer, Sisters of Christ, 1 p.m. Contact Pat Mulvany (217) 521-9196.

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

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

Thursday, March 21

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

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.

SPRINGFIELD — Eucharistic Adoration, St. Joseph Church, 1345 N. 6th St., 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Friday, March 22

AUBURN — K. of C. #10556 Lenten Fish Fry, Holy Cross parish center, 125 E. Washington St., 5-7 p.m. Adults and carry-outs $9, children (under 12) $4.50.

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

GREENVILLE — All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Dinners, St. Lawrence Church, 512 S. Prairie, 4-7 p.m. Adults $10, children (10 and under) $5, carry-outs $10.

JACKSONVILLE — K. of C./C.D. of A. Lenten Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 320 East State, 5:30-7 p.m. Dine-in or carry-out. For questions, contact Kathy Turner (217) 370-1830.

MATTOON — Immaculate Conception K. of C. Club Lenten Fish Fry, 312 N. 20th, 4:30-7 p.m. Adults $8, children $5.

RAYMOND — K. of C. #4696 All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 5-7 p.m. Adults $10, children (12 and under) $5, pre-school free. Carry-outs and drive-thru available $10.

RIVERTON — K. of C. #3914 Lenten Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 4:30-7 p.m. All-You-Can-Eat walleye (eat-in only), carry-out orders after 4:30 p.m. (217) 629-7202.

ROCHESTER — K. of C #9640 All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Fry, St. Jude’s parish center, 633 S. Walnut St., 5-7:30 p.m. Adults $10, children $6. Baked fish available, inside only, $10 for two pieces. Carry-out or drive-thru. Drive-thru offers family pack/four dinner special for $32.

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

Saturday, March 23

MT. ZION — K. of C. #11582 All-You-Can-Eat Pancake and Sausage/Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Parish hall, 400 N. Whitetail, 7-11 a.m. Advance tickets, adults $5, children (5-12) $3, under 5 are free. Tickets at the door, adults $6. For advance tickets contact Mike (217) 519-1086, or Jim (217) 412-2953.

Sunday, March 24

SPRINGFIELD — Late evening Mass at St. Katharine Drexel, (Sacred Heart Church) 8 p.m.

Monday, March 25

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

SPRINGFIELD — International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, beginning at 12:05 p.m. Mass and continuing through 5:15 p.m. Mass.

Tuesday, March 26

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

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

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, March 27

BETHALTO — K. of C. is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive, Senior Citizens Center, 100 E. Central St., 4-8 p.m.

DECATUR — Intercessory Prayer, Sisters of Christ, 1 p.m. Contact Pat Mulvany (217) 521-9196.

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Breastfeeding Support Group, Women’s Wellness Center, 2nd floor of building B, 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 — Legion of Mary, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, for men and women, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 28

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

EFFINGHAM — HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Breast Cancer Support Group, Women’s Wellness Center, 2nd floor of building B, 5:30 p.m. For information contact, Ashley Davis (217) 347-1638.

FORSYTH — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Widowed Support Group, Applebee’s Grill, 1275 S. US-51, 11:30 a.m. For information, call 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.

SPRINGFIELD — Eucharistic Adoration, St. Joseph Church, 1345 N. 6th St., 5:15-6:15 p.m.

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

Friday, March 29

AUBURN — K. of C. #10556 Lenten Fish Fry, Holy Cross parish center, 125 E. Washington St., 5-7 p.m. Adults and carry-outs $9, children (under 12) $4.50.

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

GREENVILLE — All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Dinners, St. Lawrence Church, 512 S. Prairie, 4-7 p.m. Adults $10, children (10 and under) $5, carry-outs $10.

JACKSONVILLE — 12-Hour Adoration, Our Saviour Church, Holy Cross Chapel, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Rosary for priests, 11 a.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 3 p.m.

JACKSONVILLE — K. of C./C.D. of A. Lenten Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 320 East State, 5:30-7 p.m. Dine-in or carry-out.

MATTOON — Immaculate Conception K. of C. Club Lenten Fish Fry, 312 N. 20th, 4:30-7 p.m. Adults $8, children $5.

RAYMOND — K. of C. #4696 All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Fry, K. of C. hall, 5-7 p.m. Adults $10, children (12 and under) $5, pre-school free. Carry-outs and drive-thru available $10.

ROCHESTER — K. of C #9640 All-You-Can-Eat Lenten Fish Fry, St. Jude’s parish center, 633 S. Walnut St., 5-7:30 p.m. Adults $10, children $6. Baked fish available, inside only, $10 for two pieces. Carry-out or drive-thru. Drive-thru offers family pack/four dinner special for $32.

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

VANDALIA — Our Sorrowful Mother’s Ministry, 318 N. 8th St., “Carrying Our Crosses in Daily Life” retreat begins Friday at 4 p.m. and concludes Sunday, March 31 after 9 a.m. Mass. Facilitator, Msgr. C. Eugene Morris. To register online osmm.org or call Marianne at (618) 292-8039.

Saturday, March 30

GLEN CARBON — “Enduring All Things” Retreat, Father McGivney High School, 719 Bouse Road, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets $50 per couple includes continental breakfast and lunch. Facilitator Father James Mason, JD. This retreat is for couples seeking to strengthen their marriage.

SPRINGFIELD — St. Katharine Drexel Parish (St. Patrick Church) All-School-Class-Reunion, American Legion Hall, 1120 E. Sangamon, 4-10 p.m. Continues Sunday, March 31, Mass 8:30 a.m., with donuts and coffee to follow in the school basement. School tours following. For information, contact Lynne Clark (217) 503-7023.

Sunday, March 31

SPRINGFIELD — Late evening Mass at St. Katharine Drexel, (Sacred Heart Church) 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2-Wednesday, April 3

SPRINGFIELD — 2019 Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Lenten retreat, Villa Maria Catholic Life Center. Spiritual directors, Father Michael Friedel and Marlene Mulford. Registration fees are $70 for those who will commute back and forth to the retreat. For more information contact Terrie Kallal (618) 604-7040 or Registration and payment fees are due March 18.

Ongoing

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

DECATUR — Legion of Mary, St. Patrick Church, every Friday at 9:45 a.m. For information, (217) 864-3187.

DECATUR — First Saturday of the month Mass, St. Mary’s Hospital chapel, 10 a.m.

EFFINGHAM — Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital chapel, (217) 343-3748.

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

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