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
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 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