October 2016

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Office of The Bishop

Department of Social Outreach (Website)

Rural Life (Website)

•  Blessing of the Harvest ( Bulletin Insert & Flyer ) – Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 1:00 p.m. – Farm of Philip and Kelly Diekemper & Family, Carlyle, Illinois

Department of Canonical Affairs

Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
An Armenian - Catholic Prayer for Christian Unity Ecumenical Service - Flyer
An Armenian - Catholic Prayer for Christian Unity Ecumenical Service to be held on Thursday, October 20th, 7-8:15 p.m. the Service is sponsored by the Diocese of Belleville, The Armenian Orthodox Church in Swansea and the Archdiocese of St. Louis with the purpose of honoring and remembering Pope Francis' visit to Armenia earlier this year. All are welcome to attend, but registration is asked for because of space concerns.

Vocations
National Vocation Awareness Week (November 6-12)

Department of Faith Formation

Formation Department/Office of Education ( website )

Parish Leaders are INVITED
Parish Revitalization:  The Courageous Parish – Saturday, October 8th
Pastors, Deacons, Trustees, Business Administrators, Parish Life Coordinators, Committee/Council Leaders, Catechetical Leaders, Youth Leaders…ALL Parish Leadership!

Take the next step…revitalize your parish!  Hear how other parishes are putting their Pastoral Plans into action within their partnerships.  It isn't easy stepping out of the comfort of our own parishes but times call for us to be bold and to seize this opportunity to be evangelizers.

Keynote Speaker, Rich Curran, is the nationally known founder of Parish Success Group and will address the critical responsibilities of each parish leader.
Flyer with more details
RSVP
by October 5th 
Bulletin Announcement

Upcoming Events:   Looking for Catechist Formation Credit Hours?  Check out the NEW Catechetical Events Google Calendar - Copy and paste this link https://goo.gl/GQ1ByP into any calendar product that supports the iCal format to view all upcoming Catechist courses and credit opportunities, i.e. speaker programs, study and scripture programs, retreats, etc.

Books of the Year (2016-17) - Catechist Credit offered

Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)

  • Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
  • Liturgical Book Order Form 2017
  • Workshop for Parish Organists – Saturday, October 15, 2016 – Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri - 9:30 a.m.
  • Workshops on The Newly Revised Order for Celebrating Matrimony—
    • Something Old & Something New (Registration Form) Saturday, October 22, 2016 – Christ the King Parish, Springfield, Illinois
    • Gateway Conference 2016 - Cardinal Rigali Center, Fleur de Lis Room, St. Louis, Missouri —   (Registration Form) Thursday, November 3, 2016 – Keynote & break-outs tailored to:
      Parish Liturgy Coordinators, Parish Music Directors, Parish Wedding Coordinators, Permanent Deacons and Deacons in Formation
      (Registration Form)   Friday, November 4, 2016 – Keynote & break-outs tailored to:
      Priests, Seminarians (Years III & IV), Permanent Deacons 

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life (Website)

The Messenger (Website)

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)
Pre Cana & Engaged Encounter Schedule
PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website)

Department of Temporal Affairs

Office of Development
October 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - September 2016

September 2016

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Office of The Bishop

Letter - Retired Diocesan Priests Collection

Office of Development

September 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - August 2016

Office of Education

Formation Department/Office of Education ( website )

Upcoming Events sponsored by Department of Faith Formation

Theology Day – Saturday, October 1st
Flyer with more details
Online Registration

Bulletin Announcement

2016 Teacher Convention – Friday, October 7th
Flyer with more details
Online Registration and payment information
by September 15th

Getting Started – Parish Revitalization:  The Courageous Parish – Saturday, October 8th
Parish Leaders are INVITED…Pastors, Deacons, Trustees, Business Administrators, Parish Life Coordinators, Committee/Council Leaders, Catechetical Leaders, Youth Leaders…ALL Parish Leadership!
Keynote Speaker, Rich Curran, is the nationally known founder of Parish Success Group and will address the critical responsibilities of each parish leader.
Flyer with more details
RSVP
by September 15th

Check out other Catechist Certification Credit Opportunities on our webpage.

Check out Your ONLINE Diocesan Library !!!  

We have tons of amazing resources in the Office of Education that we want you to know about so we have moved the Library ONLINE!  You will have access to all our DVDs, books, and Study Programs…at your fingertips!  If you would like to reserve or checkout materials, please contact Julie Novy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. '; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text91972); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (618) 235-9601 #1052 for a userid and pin.

Check out the NEW Catechetical Events Google Calendar - Copy and paste this link https://goo.gl/GQ1ByP into any calendar product that supports the iCal format to view all upcoming Catechist courses and credit opportunities, i.e. speaker programs, study and scripture programs, retreats, etc.

Office of Human Resources

Updated Phone Directory of Chancery and Diocesan Pastoral Center

Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)

Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities – September 9, 2016 – The Feast of St. Peter Claver
Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
Liturgical Book Order Form 2017
Gateway Conference 2016
Thursday, November 3, 2016 and Friday, November 4, 2016 Topic:  The Newly Revised  Order for Celebrating Matrimony
Save the Date
– Through the Doorway 2017 – January 22, 2017 – King's House Retreat Center – Steven Janco, Presenter

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life (Website)

The Messenger (Website)
Coffee, Cupcakes & Sr. Carla Mae Streeter, OP - Oct. 6 - Flyer
Coffee, Cupcakes & Sr. Carla Mae Streeter, OP - Oct. 6 - Bulletin Notice

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)
Pre Cana & Engaged Encounter Schedule
PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website)

St. Vincent de Paul
Friends of the Poor Walk - September 17, 2016

"Announcement: Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Campaign for Human Development"

Ameren Grants

August 2016

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Office of Development

August 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - July 2016

Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)

Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
Liturgical Book Order Form 2017 – corrected link
Gateway Conference 2016
– Thursday, November 3, 2016 and Friday, November 4, 2016 – Topic: The Newly Revised Order for Celebrating Matrimony
Save the Date – Through the Doorway 2017 – January 22, 2017 – King's House Retreat Center – Steven Janco, Presenter

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life (Website)

The Messenger (Website)

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)
PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website)

St. Vincent de Paul
Friends of the Poor Walk - September 17, 2016

July 2016

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Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)
Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
RCIA Seminar Wading Deeper 2016
- Space is limited, so don't wait too long to submit your registration.
Ministry of Presiding (SCAP) Seminar – August 12-13, 2016 – Sacred Heart Parish, Du Quoin
GIA Publications Inc. - “Summer Choral Reading Sessions for Choir Directors” – Thursday, August 18, 2016 - Free – Click here for registration
World Library Publications – “Sing the Seasons 16” – Wednesday, August 24, 2016 – Click here for more information
Mark Your Calendar: Workshop for Laity on the newly revised Order for Celebrating Matrimony – Saturday, October 22, 2016 – Christ the King Parish Hall, Springfield, Illinois – More details to come
Save the Date: Gateway Conference 2016 on the newly revised Order for Celebrating Matrimony – Thursday, November 3, 2016 & Friday, November 4, 2016 – Cardinal Rigali Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life (Website)

The Messenger (Website)

2016 Publication Schedule

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)
PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website)

Office of Vocation
Meet and Greet Lunch 2016

June 2016

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Office of The Bishop

Letter - Peter's Pence Collection

Office of Development

June 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - May 2016

Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)
Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
RCIA Seminar Wading Deeper 2016
- Space is limited, so don't wait too long to submit your registration.

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life Ministry (Website)

The Messenger (Website) (Facebook)

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)
PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website) (Facebook)

Clergy Tennis Tournament
Entry Form

Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Ecumenical Connection