April 2016

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Office of The Bishop

Letter - Home Missions Appeal

Office of Development

April 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - March 2016
Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal 2015 Final Report

Formation Department/Office of Education ( Website )

Your ONLINE Diocesan Library is HERE!!! 
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. or (618) 235-9601 ext. 1052 for a userid and pin.

Catechist Summer Course Schedule and Registration - The cost for each course is $15.00.  The cost for retreat is $130.00.  If you need additional information, please contact Julie Novy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (618) 235-9601 ext.1052.  Payment deadline:  June 1st, 2016 for June courses and June 15th for July courses

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 Youth Ministry
Diocesan Youth Conference 2016

Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

Office of Worship (Website)
Resources for Jubilee of Mercy
RCIA Seminar Wading Deeper 2016

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life Ministry (Website)

The Messenger (Website)

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

Natural Family Planning (Website) (Facebook)

Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Ecumenical Connection

Office of Facilities Management
Safety Seminar - April 20, 2016

Office of Rural Life Conference
Annual Diocesan Spring Blessing of the Farm
Bulletin Announcement for the Spring Blessing of the Farm