December 2016

DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE MONTHLY MAILING

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DECEMBER 2016

Office of the Bishop


Letter - Diocesan Christmas Collection
Letter - Retired Religious Collection

Department of Canonical Affairs

Annual Parish Report


Department of Pastoral Services (Website)

 

Office of Worship (Website)

•  A Liturgy Preparation Aid for the Seasons of Advent and Christmas (includes Advent Reconciliation Service)

•  Through the Doorway 2017 – Leaning Into Lent With the Elect – Dr. Steven Janco, Presenter - January 22, 2017 – Registration Form and Payment Option

•  Wading Deeper 2017 – August 4-5, 2017 – Dr. Steven Janco, Presenter – Informational Flyer

 

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

•  Immigration, national identity and Catholic conscience” – by Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles

•  What Can You Do For Immigrants and Refugees - USCCB

•  National Migration Week – January 8-14, 2017 – 2017 Took Kit

 

Prison Ministry (Website)

 

Respect Life Ministry (Website)

•  March for Life 2017 – Registration Form Fact Sheet Deadline January 20, 2017

 

The Messenger (Website)
2017 Publication Schedule

 

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)

•  Pre Cana & Engaged Encounter Schedule

•  PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

 

Natural Family Planning (Website) (Facebook)

•  NFP Day (hosted by the Diocese of Belleville) February 12, 2017 – St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, O'Fallon



Department of Temporal Affairs

Office of Development
December 2016 - Development Update
Parish Targets - November 2016


Office of Human Resources
2017 Holiday / Holy Day Schedule

 

Other

Catholic Relief Services


November 2016

DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE MONTHLY MAILING

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NOVEMBER 2016

Office of the Bishop


Letter - Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Department of Canonical Affairs


Vocations
Parish Vocation Coordinator Meetings

Department of Pastoral Services(Website)


Office of Worship (Website)

•  Resources for Jubilee of Mercy

•  Time Sensitive Liturgical Book Order Form 2017

•  Coming Events for RCIA Formation 2017 - Through the Doorway 2017 – January 22, 2017 and Wading Deeper 2017 – August 4-5, 2017 – Dr. Steven Janco, presenter for both events.

•  Confirmation 2017 – Updated Guidelines


Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

 

Prison Ministry (Website)

 

Respect Life Ministry (Website)
 

The Messenger (Website)

2017 Publication Schedule

 

Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)

•  Pre Cana & Engaged Encounter Schedule

•  PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

 

Natural Family Planning(Website) (Facebook)

•  Mark Your Calendars NFP Day (hosted by the Diocese of Belleville) February 5, 2017 – St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, O'Fallon


Department of Temporal Affairs

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

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.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