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Daily events occuring throughout the Diocese.

Sunday, May 26

GILLESPIE — 30th Annual K. of C. Car Show, Gillespie Civic Center, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $12 registration fee. Rain or shine. For information, contact Bill at (217) 835-2268.

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

Monday, May 27

SPRINGFIELD — Memorial Day Field Mass, Calvary Cemetery (2001 N. 1st St.), 9:30 a.m. Limited seating, public encouraged to bring lawn chairs. For information: call (217) 523-3726.

Tuesday, May 28

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

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 29

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

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.

Thursday, May 30

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

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.

Saturday, June 1

QUINCY — “The Discalced Carmelite Secular Group, St. Joseph, Faithful Guardian of Carmel,” St. Rose of Lima Church, 7:30 a.m. with the rosary, Mass, and First Saturday Devotions, followed with a light breakfast and coffee in the church hall.

SPRINGFIELD — St. Aloysius School Charger Dash 5K, Sherman Village Park and Amphitheatre (1200 Rail Fence Road, Sherman), 10 a.m. For information, call (217) 544-4553.

Sunday, June 2

DECATUR — K. of C. #577 Breakfast Buffet, K. of C. hall, 530 E. North St., 8-11:30 a.m. Adults $9, children (6-12) $5, 5 and under free.

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

GRANTFORK – 50th Annual Chicken Dinner and Country Store, St. Gertrude Church, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost $11 for adults, $5 for kids. For information, (618) 669-2391.

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

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 available for visitors who have difficulty with stairs. Special group tours can be arranged. For information (217) 857-6404, ext. 236, leave a message and the call will be returned.

Monday, June 3

SPRINGFIELD — “Companions on the Journey,” (lunch and faith-based presentation) Chiara Center, 4875 LaVerna Rd., 11:30 a.m. Contribution $20, rsvp’s required (217) 523-0901.

Tuesday, June 4

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.

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, June 5

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

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.

Thursday, June 6

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

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.

Friday, June 7

JACKSONVILLE — 24-Hour Adoration, Our Saviour Church, Holy Cross Chapel, 9 a.m.-9 a.m. Rosary for priests, 11 a.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 3 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Come and See Weekend (June 7-9) hosted by the Contemplative Dominican Sisters, Monastery of Queen Mary Sienna Hall on the grounds of Springfield Dominican Motherhouse. For information, contact Sister Emmanuella at or call (302) 544-2467.

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 4. Come pray for your families, our church and country. For information, (217) 224-5904 or (217) 222-5769.

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.

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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