November 2017


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Office of the Bishop
pdf Letter - Campaign for Human Development Collection  (776 KB)

Social Outreach  (Website)
Ministry to Sick & Aged 

pdf Sister Leona Luechtefeld Service Award (685 KB)
pdf From Grief to Glory, Growing Old Gracefully Through Pastoral Ministry! (1.78 MB)
The Diocesan Ministry to Sick & Aged is sharing with Vicariates, parishes and parish partnerships the gift of Dr. Gary Behrman, PhD, MSW, M.Div., LCSW. Dr. Behrman has extensive education, service and experience in trauma recovery, creating healthy aging and spirituality.

Canonical Affairs 
Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs

pdf Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - January 18-25, 2018 Order Form for Materials (74 KB)

Office of Vocations

For National Vocation Awareness Week (Nov 5-11) the Vocation Office has filmed a series of videos ( featuring testimonials of native vocations from the Diocese of Belleville.  Please scroll to the bottom of the Vocations page to view information about these inspiring videos.  We strongly encourage you to share these with principals, DREs, teachers, catechists, and youth ministers so that they may utilize them.

Also, a new diocesan vocation poster ( is now available. 

Department of Pastoral Services  (Website)

Office of Worship(Website)

•  Time Sensitive - Liturgical Book Order Form - 2018

•  Through the Doorway–Sunday, January 28, 2018–Year Round Catechumenate-The Vision–Nick Wagner, Presenter – On-line Registration & Brochure
Bulletin Shorts for the Liturgical Year Cycle A – Ordinary Time – Fall 

•  Collects/Prayers After Communion-Mystagogy Resource-Weeks 29-34 and Christ the King


•  Mark Your Calendars – Wading Deeper–August 3-4, 2018-Continuing the Conversation on Year Round Catechumenate with Mary Birmingham, Presenter

Office of Hispanic Ministry (Website)

Prison Ministry (Website)

Respect Life Ministry (Website)  
•  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 3 – November 18, 2017 – Diocesan Pastoral Center-Building #6, Belleville 

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 November 2017 - Development Update (1014 KB)
pdf Parish Targets - October 2017 (260 KB)

pdf St. Vincent de Paul Flyer (406 KB)