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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Come in faith. Leave with hope

Attend the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis this July This summer, join tens of thousands of passionate Catholics from every corner of the U.S. and hundreds from our diocese (including…

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Christmas Mass schedule

The following parishes provided information to Catholic Times with a listing of their Christmas Mass schedule: SPRINGFIELD Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Christmas Eve, 4 p.m., 7 p.m.; Midnight; Christmas…

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What is that used for?

There are several objects used before, during, and after the consecration during the holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Here, we provide you the names of these objects, what they are…

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God’s grace in struggling with bipolar

By MARLA BAKER Special to Catholic Times God blessed me with a loving husband and three wonderful children. He gifted me nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He has guided me…

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Powerful, inspirational, joyful

Thousands of Catholics worship Jesus in holy Eucharist at historic Eucharistic Congress By ANDREW HANSENEditor  It was a scene that made heaven smile. An arena full of about 5,000 believers,…

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