Come to the Priest Ordination Mass

Come support the five men who will be ordained priests by coming to the ordination Mass on Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield. The five, who are currently deacons, are: Daneil McGrath, Jayke White, Troy Niemerg, Alex McCullough, and Bruce Scott. This celebration is certainly a…

Celebrate Memorial Day by attending the Memorial Day Field Mass

You are invited to the Memorial Day Field Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Springfield on May 27 at 9 a.m. The Mass will be at the Father Howard Altar. Bishop Thomas John Paprocki is the celebrant. Accompanying Bishop Paprocki in procession will be priests and members of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. Limited seating…

National Eucharistic Procession in our diocese

You are invited to a once-in-a-lifetime experience being called "our national Emmaus moment," after the biblical passage in which Jesus walked with two of his disciples along the road to Emmaus. The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage is an unprecedented pilgrimage in which Catholics will pray and publicly follow Jesus in their cities through Eucharistic processions. The…

Called and Sent Retreat

Villa Maria Retreat Center 1903 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield, IL, United States

Dive Deep with God What: Join your peers on this fun and powerful retreat. Experience a deep and meaningful encounter with the Lord and each other. Dates: Sunday, July 14 - Wednesday, July 17, 2024 Who: Anyone in who will be in High School in the Fall of 2024 Location: Our beautiful lakeside retreat center!…

National Eucharistic Congress

Join tens of thousands of Catholics from across the country on a five-day experience (July 17-21) of encountering the living Jesus Christ in Indianapolis. Receive profound renewal, hear inspirational testimonies and speakers, and participate in Mass with the universal Church. This experience will set you on fire for the Lord, helping you to go out…

The Holiest Adventure: Father/Son Edition

What: Join other dads and sons for an experience of exciting activities, bonding games, stiff competitions, as well as mass, adoration, and delicious food! Date: August 10, 2024 Location: Villa Maria Retreat Center1903 E Lakeshore Dr.Springfield, IL 62712 Who: For any fathers with their son(s) in grades 4-10 Meals: Lunch and dinner provided. Cost: $50…

The Holiest Adventure: Mother/Daughter Edition

What: Join other moms and daughters for a day filled with exciting and awesome activities, mass, adoration, and delicious food. Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024 Time: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. Location: Villa Maria Retreat Center 1903 E Lakeshore Dr. Springfield, IL 62712 Who: For any mothers with their daughter(s) in grades 4-10 Meals: Lunch and…

Mass for couples married 50 years or more

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 524 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, IL, United States

A Mass for couples married 50 years or more will be September 22, 2024 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield. All couples married 50 years or more are invited to attend. Bishop Paprocki will be the main celebrant. For questions, contact Gracie Ortiz at the Diocese of Springfield in…

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Retreat for people affected by abortion, September 27-29, 2024, Villa Maria Retreat Center. Cost is $150. Scholarships are available for those not able to pay the full registration fee. Please let others know about this healing opportunity. For more information call 217-698-4456 or email projectrachel@dio.org

Family Fest

Food, faith, and a whole lotta fun! What: Join other Catholic families in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois for a day filled with exciting and fun activities for everyone as well as mass, adoration, and delicious food! Date: Sunday, October 20, 2024 Time: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. Location: The day will begin with mass…