Rummage sale generates funds for Boys & Girls Club

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE RESULTS IN DONATIONS—The Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) at Our Lady of the Ozarks Parish in Forsyth, MO, organizes a twice-yearly rummage sale that resulted in a recent check to the local Boys and Girls Club of the Ozarks, Forsyth Unit, for $500. Presenting the donation with the children of the club were Fr. Dave Hulshof, pastor, Jake Silvas, Sr. Charlette Farlong, SSND, Patrick Stewart, Mike Stenger, Eric Peterson, and Bert Houle (not pictured: Fritz Otto and John Loughner. (The Mirror)
ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE RESULTS IN DONATIONS—The Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) at Our Lady of the Ozarks Parish in Forsyth, MO, organizes a twice-yearly rummage sale that resulted in a recent check to the local Boys and Girls Club of the Ozarks, Forsyth Unit, for $500. Presenting the donation with the children of the club were Fr. Dave Hulshof, pastor, Jake Silvas, Sr. Charlotte Flarlong, SSND, Patrick Stewart, Mike Stenger, Eric Peterson, and Bert Houle (not pictured: Fritz Otto and John Loughner. (The Mirror)

Our Lady of the Ozarks Catholic Church recently presented a $500 gift to The Boys and Girls Club of the Ozarks, Forsyth Unit. The Catholic Church in Forsyth holds two rummage sales a year that support not only the church, but also various organizations within the community.

Organized by the Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) proceeds of the sales generate around $30,000 a year. Read more

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Redwings place Fifth in tournament

PAROCHIAL LEAGUE—The Guardian Angel Lady Redwings of Oran participated in the North-South Parochial League Invitational at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau on Feb. 10-11 and 17-18. They were seeded 12th in the tournament and were able to finish with a Fifth place trophy in the contest. Pictured were (front row) Dalaini Bryant, Taylor Hobbs, and Haley Webb; (second row) Coach John Webb, Daley Siebert, Ainsley Burnett, Lydia Tankersley, Mary Ann Renaud, Traci Hency, Emma Steimle, and Asst. Coach Matt Kiefer. (The Mirror)
PAROCHIAL LEAGUE—The Guardian Angel Lady Redwings of Oran participated in the North-South Parochial League Invitational at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau on Feb. 10-11 and 17-18. They were seeded 12th in the tournament and were able to finish with a Fifth place trophy in the contest. Pictured were (front row) Dalaini Bryant, Taylor Hobbs, and Haley Webb; (second row) Coach John Webb, Daley Siebert, Ainsley Burnett, Lydia Tankersley, Mary Ann Renaud, Traci Hency, Emma Steimle, and Asst. Coach Matt Kiefer. (The Mirror)

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Students write love letters to parents

SEALED WITH A KISS—The USPS mail carrier helped kindergarten and first grade students in St. Joseph Catholic Academy, Springfield, place postage on the love letters they wrote to their parents for Valentine’s Day during their Community Helpers unit. (The Mirror)
SEALED WITH A KISS—The USPS mail carrier helped kindergarten and first grade students in St. Joseph Catholic Academy, Springfield, place postage on the love letters they wrote to their parents for Valentine’s Day during their Community Helpers unit. (The Mirror)

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Diocesan seminarian receive ministry of acolyte

MINISTRY OF ACOLYTE—Saint Meinrad seminarians from right, Gabe Mills, Samuel Mungai, Nicholas Newton, Connor Plessala, and Peyton Plessala, along with their classmates, received the ministry of Acolyte in St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on Feb. 15, 2018 from Archbishop Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. (The Mirror)
MINISTRY OF ACOLYTE—Saint Meinrad seminarians from right, Gabe Mills, Samuel Mungai, Nicholas Newton, Connor Plessala, and Peyton Plessala, along with their classmates, received the ministry of Acolyte in St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on Feb. 15, 2018 from Archbishop Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. (The Mirror)

Thirteen priesthood students in Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, received the ministry of acolyte on Feb. 15, including diocesan seminarian Nicholas Newton. Newton is a second year Theology student for the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Springfield. Installing the acolytes was Abp. Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Read more

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Bishop celebrates Vietnamese Lunar New Year

YEAR OF THE DOG—Bishop Edward M. Rice marked the launch of the Year of the Dog Feb. 11, 2018, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, including Mass and festivities in St. Agnes Cathedral, Springfield. (The Mirror)
YEAR OF THE DOG—Bishop Edward M. Rice marked the launch of the Year of the Dog Feb. 11, 2018, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, including Mass and festivities in St. Agnes Cathedral, Springfield. (The Mirror)

Bishop Edward M. Rice celebrated the launch of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Feb. 11 with the Vietnamese community of St. Agnes Cathedral, Springfield. The community is served by Fr. Thomas Luu Duc M. Vu, CRM, associate pastor and member of the Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer of Carthage, formerly the Congregation of the Mother Co-Redemptrix. Also present were members of the religious community the Congregation of Mary, Queen, headquartered in Springfield. To follow is a portion of Bishop Rice’s homily: Read more

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PCCW hosts 29th annual Valentine’s Day Luncheon

Each year, the Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) of Holy Family Parish, Shell Knob, invites all the women from the surrounding area to an ecumenical luncheon in order to socialize and get to know one another. Special guests this year including Fr. David Baunach, associate pastor; Bp. Edward M. Rice; Fr. Hank Grodecki, CM, pastor, and Rev. Mr. Brian Straus.

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Catholic Schools Week 2018

TEACHERS RULE—Sometimes those the best at hamming it up during Catholic Schools Week are the teachers, as proved the faculty at Immaculate Conception School, Jackson. A photo gallery of this event may be found HERE. (The Mirror)
TEACHERS RULE—Sometimes those the best at hamming it up during Catholic Schools Week are the teachers, as proved the faculty at Immaculate Conception School, Jackson. A photo gallery of this event may be found HERE. (The Mirror)

Twenty years ago, Pope St. John Paul II said to an audience of Catholic educators in New Orleans, “Yours is a great gift to the Church, a great gift to your nation.” Countless people in our country have been blessed by the many gifts of Catholic schools, including the local communities in southern Missouri in which there is a Catholic School. Read more

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Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau reports a complaint of sexual abuse

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The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau reports a complaint of sexual abuse of a minor involving Father John Wells, deceased (1972). The allegation pertains to a period in the late-1960s. The Diocese has notified civil authorities of the allegation.

John Wells was born in 1925 in Louisville, KY, and was ordained a priest in 1950 for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He was incardinated into the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Giardeau in 1964. Father John Wells died Dec. 28, 1972. Read more

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PCCW retreat in Lebanon focuses on the Annunciation & Visitation

NCCW SPIRITUAL COMMISSION—Mary Rowley of Sacred Heart Parish, Bolivar, and Spiritual Commission chair for the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) was the guest presenter at the regional PCCW Spiritual Retreat held Jan. 27 at St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lebanon. (The Mirror)
NCCW SPIRITUAL COMMISSION—Mary Rowley of Sacred Heart Parish, Bolivar, and Spiritual Commission chair for the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) was the guest presenter at the regional PCCW Spiritual Retreat held Jan. 27 at St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lebanon. (The Mirror)

The First Annual Spiritual Retreat of area Parish Councils of Catholic Women (PCCW) was held Jan. 27 in the Family Center Gym at St. Francis de Sales Parish hosted by its PCCW. The focus and topic was the “Annunciation and Visitation,” presented by Mary Rowley, Spiritual Commission for the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW). Rowley is a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Bolivar. Read more

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