The Man of the Shroud Exhibit coming to Vandalia

Mother of Dolors Parish Center 705 N. St. Clair St., Vandalia, IL, United States

You are invited to see a replica of the Shroud of Turin, which is believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus, and to learn about the history and science behind it by experiencing The Man of the Shroud Exhibit, coming to Mother of Dolors Parish in Vandalia for display Sept. 8-14. The…

50th Wedding Anniversary Mass

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

The 50 Years or More Wedding Anniversary Mass will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield IL on Sunday, September 24 beginning at 2:00 pm. All couples from throughout the Diocese and their families are invited to participate. All those celebrating milestone anniversaries will receive a certificate. All others, upon request.…

Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention, “Christ is Alive”

Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women announce convention, "Christ is Alive"- Wednesday, Sept. 27, will be the 95th annual Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (SDCCW) Convention. This year's program, "Christ is Alive," takes place from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Griffin High School's west campus in Springfield. Bishop Thomas John Paprocki…

Blue Mass for first responders

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

Bishop Paprocki will celebrate a Blue Mass for emergency responders to pray for their safety and continued diligence in their work and to thank them for their selfless commitment to taking care of people in our communities. Sunday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield.

Annual Respect Life and Rosary Walk

Holy Family Parish - Granit City 2606 Washington Ave, Granite City, IL, United States

This year's annual Diocesan Respect Life Mass and prayer procession is scheduled for Saturday, October 7 at Holy Family Parish in Granite City (2606 Washington Ave, Granite City, IL). Bishop Paprocki will celebrate Mass at 9 a.m., followed by a prayer procession around the abortion facility in Granite City. Lunch and speaker will follow the…

White Mass for healthcare workers

St. Francis of Assisi Church on the Grounds of Corpus Christi Priory 4875 LaVerna Rd., Springfield, IL, United States

Bishop Paprocki will celebrate a White Mass for those who work in healthcare to pray for their safety and continued diligence in their work and to thank them for their selfless commitment to taking care of people in our communities. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church on the grounds…

Mass in remembrance of miscarried babies

St. Mary's Church in Edwardsville 1802 Madison Avenue, Edwardsville, IL, United States

The Daughters of Isabella Circle 218 is inviting the public to attend a special Mass in remembrance of miscarried babies. All are welcome! The Mass will be held October 24 at 6:30pm at St. Mary's Church in Edwardsville (1802 Madison Avenue). To have a baby's name or family name displayed on a card with a…

Eucharistic Congress

This Eucharistic Congress will be a spiritually uplifting and motivating event featuring talks from nationally popular Catholic speakers Sister M. Karolyn Nunes, FSGM, Father Chase Hilgenbrinck, Father Denis Robinson, OSB, and Dr. Scott Hahn. It also includes Catholic vendors, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, confession, a showing of the documentary God is Alive | Incredible…

National Catholic Youth Conference

NCYC is a powerfully unique three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic high school teenagers at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. The event includes large group…

Night of Worship and Adoration

St Anthony Church 101 E Virginia Ave, Effingham, IL, United States

Come to St. Anthony Church in Effingham on Nov. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. for a night for worship and adoration. There will be a keynote talk by Mary Bielski, confessions, praise and worship, and adoration of our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.

Pursuing your spouse’s heart dinner and talk

Effingham Event Center 1501 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL, United States

Come to a special evening with your spouse. Featuring Dana Nygaard, a passionate Catholic speaker dedicated to growing your and your spouse's relationships with Christ. Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Effingham Event Center (1501 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401). Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is served at 6 p.m., and the speaker begins…

Red Mass for those in the legal profession

St. Boniface Church Edwardsville, IL, United States

Bishop Paprocki will celebrate a Red Mass for those in the legal profession such as lawyers, law students, judges, legislators, city council members, and others to invoke God's blessings upon the members of the bench, bar, legislature, law enforcement, and governmental agencies and all protectors and administrators of the Law. Sunday, Nov. 19 at 10:15…