October 2017


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Office of the Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia
pdf October Count Form (10 KB)

Social Outreach  (Website)

Rural Life (Website)
Diocesan Fall Harvest Blessing of the Farm – Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – Farm of Don & Mary Biehl & Family, Smithton, Illinois Flyer & Bulletin Insert 

Canonical Affairs
Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs

Joint Commemoration Service and Panel

Joint Commemoration Flyer
Joint Commemoration Bulletin Announcement

Faith Formation
Office of Catechesis

Memo - Upcoming adult formation and catechist certification
St. John's University Theology Day - Oct.28

Department of Pastoral Services  (Website)
Office of Worship
Liturgical Book Order Form - 2018  
Bulletin Shorts for the Liturgical Year Cycle A – Ordinary Time – Fall
Collects/Prayers After Communion-Mystagogy Resource-Weeks 22-28
Collects/Prayers After Communion-Mystagogy Resource-Weeks 29-34 and Christ the King
•  Save the Date– Through the Doorway 2018–Sunday, January 28, 2018–King’s House Retreat & Renewal Center–Presenters: Nick Wagner & Diane Macalintal – Team RCIA

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry

Respect Life Ministry (Website)  
•  40 Days for Life – September 27-November 5, 2017 – Sample pulpit and bulletin announcements 
March for Life Annual Bus Trip to Washington, DC – January 18-19-20, 2018 – Fact Sheet & Registration Forms

The Messenger (Website)

Into My Vineyard (Website)– Formation for Lay Ecclesial Ministry in our Parishes
• Session 2 – October 21, 2017 – St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Parish, Mount Vernon 


Committee on Marriage Preparation (Website)

•  Pre Cana & Engaged Encounter Schedule

•  PREPARE/ENRICH Blog – Building Strong Marriages

Natural Family Planning (Website) (Facebook)

•  NFP Day 2018 – Watch for the Date!

Department of Temporal Affairs
Office of Development

pdf October 2017 - Development Update
(50 KB)
pdf Parish Targets - September 2017 (260 KB)