Priests celebrate significant jubilees

By DIANE SCHLINDWEINManaging Editor  On May 1 priests in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois met with Bishop Thomas John Paprocki for their annual priest celebration at Villa Maria on…

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A Buddhist becomes Catholic

The conversion story of Deena Bell of Springfield By ANDREW HANSEN      Editor About one percent of Americans are Buddhists, so having a Buddhist convert to Catholicism is about as…

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Young and faith-filled

Notre Dame student, Sullivan native lives out faith in school, at home, and in the world By DIANE SCHLINDWEIN     Managing Editor Grace Lynch has always been a girl with a…

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