Through the Doorway
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Catholic Pastoral Center 
2620 Lebanon Avenue, (Building #6)
Belleville, Illinois

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Contact Information - side Info

P.O. Box 398
East St. Louis, IL 62202-0398

Coordinator

Reverend Christian Reuter, O.F.M.
618-482-5570
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Associate Coordinator

Mr. Louis Slapshak
618-234-8334
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Contact Us

Department of Pastoral Services 

   
Sue A. Huett Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5038

Office of Worship 

  Fax: (618) 257-2969
Sue A. Huett Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5038
Mary Fournie Administrative Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5040

Office of Respect Life Ministry 

  Fax: (618) 257-2969
Coordinator Position Vacant    
Mary Fournie Administrative Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5040
Matt and Emily Joost Natural Family Planning (NFP) Coordinators This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 235-9601 ext. 1112  

Office of Hispanic Ministry 

   
Sister Joan Hornick, A.S.C. Communications Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5049
Lucia Barragan Administrative Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5050
Ada Jimenez Family Advocate This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5051

Marriage Preparation (Diocesan Committee) 

 
Deacon Thomas and Sandee Powers Co-Chairs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (815) 302-5168

Prison Ministry 

  Fax: (618) 482-5574
Rev. Christian Reuter, O.F.M. Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 482-5570
Louis Slapshak Associate Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 234-8334

The Messenger 

  Fax: (618) 235-9605
Christopher Orlet Editor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5044
Patty Schilling Administrative Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5045
Jane Rieso Marketing Representative This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5036
Eric Seiffert Advertising This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (618) 722-5047

Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Creating on the Margins 2018 Contest Theme:

"Share the Journey of Young Migrants and Refugees"

"My Dear Young People, Do Not Bury Your Talents." - Pope Francis

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Marriage Preparation

Because Christian Marriage is a sacrament, the Catholic Church wants couples to be well-prepared. Parishes offer marriage preparation to help couples develop a better understanding of the sacrament; to evaluate and deepen their readiness to live married life; and to gain insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple.

The important thing for engaged couples to keep in mind as they check numerous items off their pre-wedding "to do" list is the well-known adage, "Your wedding lasts a day, but your marriage lasts a lifetime." The Church encourages couples to invest time and energy into the all-important work of preparing for their married life together.

For couples planning to marry in the Catholic Church, please contact your parish priest six to nine months before your anticipated wedding date to begin the marriage preparation process. 

 

January is Poverty Awareness Month

"I want a Church which is poor and for the poor."  
                                                               -Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium

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Session Information

 Session Five
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Topic:  THE LAST THINGS

 

Location:  St. Joseph's Parish - Marion, IL

600 N. Russell St.
Marion, IL 62959

Time:  10:30 am - 2:30 pm (check-in for participants starts at 9:30 am)

 

                        Morning Session - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm                                             Afternoon Session - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

           Worship and Faith Formation - Reverend Monsignor John Myler, V.F.          Outreach - Reverend Monsignor Thomas Flach, V.F.

 

Session Pre-Work

TBD

 

 

 

                                    

 

  

       

 

Side Info Contact Article

Diocesan Pastoral Center
2620 Lebanon Avenue, Building #2
Belleville, IL 62221
FAX: 618-722-5065

Communications Coordinator/Coordinadora de Comunicaiones

Sister Joan Hornick, ASC
618-722-5049
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Administrative Coordinator/Coordinadora Administrativa

Mrs. Lucia Barragan
618-722-5050
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Family Advocate/Asesora Familiar

Ms. Ada Jimenez
618-722-5051
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Welcome

The Department of Pastoral Services serves as one of five departments in the administrative structure of the Diocese of Belleville.  It is comprised of six ministries: the Office of Worship, Hispanic Ministry, Respect Life Ministry, Marriage Preparation, Prison Ministry and The Messenger. These ministries support the parishes and institutions of the Diocese of Belleville by offering a variety of services, celebrations and resources. The members of the Department of Pastoral Services continue the ministry and mission of Jesus through their care for individuals from all walks of life. This website is provided as an extension of their ministries. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We appreciate your prayers and support. May this website be a blessing to you as you serve God and His people.