Annual Bishop’s Walk April 15: ‘Families Helping Families’

ANNUAL BISHOP’S WALK—The annual Catholic Charities Bishop’s Walk—Families Helping Families will be held in parishes throughout southern Missouri on Sun., April 15. Get a group together and walk with your parish family and help the most vulnerable of our neighbors. For more information and to register, log on to www.ccsomo.org.. (The Mirror)
ANNUAL BISHOP’S WALK—The annual Catholic Charities Bishop’s Walk—Families Helping Families will be held in parishes throughout southern Missouri on Sun., April 15. Get a group together and walk with your parish family and help the most vulnerable of our neighbors. For more information and to register, log on to www.ccsomo.org.. (The Mirror)

All across southern Missouri, the fourth annual “Bishop’s Walk—Families Helping Families” for Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri will be held Sun., April 15. Bishop Edward Rice will walk at 2 p.m. on April 15 in Cunningham Park in Joplin, MO. Including the various events held in the many parishes and missions in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, walks will be held simultaneously that Sunday at 1 p.m. on the tracks of Springfield Catholic High School and at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Everyone is encouraged to find a group and walk to help our neighbors most in need within the diocese. Read more

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What US Catholics see as Pope Francis’ most notable action

NOTABLE ACTIONS—Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on March 14, 2018. (Photo by Daniel Ibanez/CNA)
NOTABLE ACTIONS—Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on March 14, 2018. (Photo by Daniel Ibanez/CNA)

What has been Pope Francis’ most notable action so far in his papacy?

A group of some 300 US Catholics was recently asked this question in a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center, drawing a multitude of responses.

Participants were asked to explain in their own words the most noteworthy thing Pope Francis has accomplished during his past five years as pope, despite their personal opinions of him. Read more

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Fr. Frank Palermo dies at age 88

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Father Frank C. Palermo, a Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, died on March 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. He was 88.

Father Palermo was born on Oct. 24, 1929 in Kansas City, MO, to the late Frank and Beatrice (Barona) Palermo. He attended Holy Cross Grade School and graduated from St. John Preparatory High School in Kansas City. He attended St. John Seminary in Kansas City and Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis before being ordained for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on March 26, 1955, by Bp. Edwin V. O’Hara. Read more

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Fr. Frank C. Palermo 50th anniversary

TV & RADIO APOSTOLATE—Father Frank Palermo was the Director of the Joplin area Television and Radio Apostolate in 1965. He served for several years, often defending the faith and clarifying Catholic teaching for a largely non-Catholic viewing and listening area. Father Palermo died March 3, 2018, just 23 days shy of his 63rd anniversary as a priest. He was age 88. (The Mirror archives)
TV & RADIO APOSTOLATE—Father Frank Palermo was the Director of the Joplin area Television and Radio Apostolate in 1965. He served for several years, often defending the faith and clarifying Catholic teaching for a largely non-Catholic viewing and listening area. Father Palermo died March 3, 2018, just 23 days shy of his 63rd anniversary as a priest. He was age 88. (The Mirror archives)

FROM THE MIRROR ARCHIVE, Dec. 2, 2005

Fr. Frank C. Palermo
50th anniversary (ordained, March 26, 1955)

To say Fr. Frank Palermo, senior priest in residence, Holy Trinity Parish, Springfield, is an active priest is an understatement. He plays tennis, rides a bicycle, washes rectory windows, fills in for priests on vacation, and is a cruise ship priest/chaplain for international cruises.

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Middle school students hold service day in Webb City

LEAF REMOVAL—Students in St. Peter the Apostle Middle School, Joplin, recently spent a day in service the first weekend of March in the Prayer Garden at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Webb City. A photo gallery of this event may be found HERE. (The Mirror)
LEAF REMOVAL—Students in St. Peter the Apostle Middle School, Joplin, recently spent a day in service the first weekend of March in the Prayer Garden at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Webb City. A photo gallery of this event may be found HERE. (The Mirror)

Students in St. Peter the Apostle Middle School, Joplin, recently spent a day in service the first weekend of March in the Prayer Garden at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Webb City. The sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders planted tulip bulbs, raked leaves, and cleared away debris. Sacred Heart Parish Pastor Fr. Rahab Isidor talked with the students about Lent and heard confessions. Students ended the work day with a rosary prayed in the spruced-up Prayer Garden.

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