• Outpatient surgery center blessed, dedicated in Breese

    The $9.4 million outpatient surgery expansion includes a 13,880 square-foot addition to house 22 ambulatory surgery prep/recovery rooms, including four infusion rooms, support space, consultation rooms, waiting areas, and a new ambulance garage.

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  • St. George parishioner forges 64-year friendship with pen pal

    According to Fridley, the similarities of their lives is uncanny. “Both of our husbands are deacons, both were in the military, and both of us have four children — three girls and one boy,” she said. “We even have the same wedding band.”

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  • ‘Praying with our Feet’

    “Praying with our Feet” began as a two-hour workshop, but it wasn’t enough time, said Nash. Now, the East Side Heart and Home Family Center hosts one-day retreats that include scripture readings, movie screenings, drives around East St Louis, and facilitated group discussions with women from the writing circle.

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  • Bishop discusses race relations and the church on EWTN

    The bishop was interviewed at his Belleville residence via satellite from Washington, D.C.  The bishop’s speech addressed the racial divide within the United States — and within the Catholic Church in the country — and suggested Catholics should learn more about the history of that divide and honestly engage with that history and with others attempting to tackle similar issues themselves.

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2110 Regulation

Diocesan Board of Education
Diocese of Belleville
Regulation 2110


Child Protection Policy

An Employment Agreement shall not be binding on Parish School unless and until Candidate/Employee shall furnish to the satisfaction of the Principal and/or Diocesan Office of Education, the following:

  • Completed Diocesan Application
  • The proper License for the position to be held.
  • An Official Transcript showing the educational record and training of Employee
  • Complete Background Check
  • Verification of attendance at an Initial Child Protection Training Meeting or if completed then the Refresher Course
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System form – CANTS
  • Fingerprint Background Screening with Accurate Biometrics

The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton

Bishop of Belleville