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Diocesan Calendar | Social Calendar

February 2014 - July 2014

The following calendar will be updated in each publication of The Messenger.
* Denotes parish picnic

February 2014
March 2014
April 2014
May 2014
June 2014
July 2014

 

February    
1   BELLEVILLE — Performance Arts Trivia Night, Althoff Catholic High School Performance Arts Department, Time: TBA, Althoff Catholic High School Heritage Hall, call Elaine Laws 2351100.
1   CASEYVILLE — Youth Bake Sale/Mexican Dinner, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., St. Stephen meeting room/gym, call parish office 397-0666.
1   FREEBURG — Chicken and Beer Dance, St. Joseph's Men's Club, 7 p.m., parish center, call school office 539-3930.

1

  PADERBORN —Trivia Night, St. Michael Parish, Doors open 6 p.m., Play 7 p.m., parish hall, call Barb Jany 473-2987 or Jean Jany 473-2651.
1   SMITHTON — Dinner Auction, St. John the Baptist Parish, 5 p.m., Munier Center (gym), call parish office 234-2068.
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  WATERLOO — Taste of the Region, Mothers' Club of Gibault Catholic High School, 5-8:30 p.m., Gibault Catholic high School Hustedde Gym, call Sev Kovarik 939-3883.
2   CASEYVILLE — Pancake/Sausage Breakfast, St. Stephen Men's Club, 8 a.m.-noon, Voigt Hall, call 398-9928.
2   HECKER — Super Bowl Dinner and Bingo, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, Meal served 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bingo 1:30 p.m., Hecker Community Center, call Joan Powell 473-2217.
2   OLNEY— Blood Drive, St. Joseph Parish/Red Cross, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., call 392-6711.
3   DUBOIS — Chicken and Dumpling Dinner, St. Charles Quilters, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., parish center, call Doris Banach 49-5690.
4   BELLEVILLE — Blood Drive, Blessed Sacrament/Red Cross, 3-7 p.m., school, call 397-1111.
5   WATERLOO — Welcome Wednesday, Gibault Catholic High School, 9-11 a.m., school, contact pherzing@gibaultonline.com.
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CAHOKIA — Trivia Night, Men's and Women's Club of Holy Family Parish, 7 p.m., Holy Family gym, call Cindy Horn 779-6000.

7   SMITHTON — Card Social, Holy Name Society of St. John the Baptist Parish, 7 p.m., Munier Center (gym), call parish office 234-2068.
8   BELLEVILLE — Dinner Auction, St. Teresa PTO, 6 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine, call Nancy Furlow 222-0585.
8   NEW BADEN — Cosmic Bingo, St. George Parish, 7-10 p.m., St. George Hodapp Hall, call Anne Kehrer 588-7780.
8   RADOM — Valentine Dance, St. Michael Parish, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, DuBois, call Bernadine Kabat 485-6461.
9   BREESE — Chicken Dinner, Band Parents of Mater Dei Catholic High School, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., K of C Hall, call Chris Kaatz 526-7216.
9   CARLYLE — Basket Bingo, Raffle and Bake Sale, St. Ann Altar Sodality of St. Mary Parish, 1 p.m., K of C Hall, call Ethel Petermeyer 594-3477.
9   FREEBURG — Sweetheart Brunch, Catholic Holy Family Society, 7 a.m., St. Joseph Parish Center, call school office 539-3930.
9   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
9   VIENNA —Chili/Dessert Cook-Off, St. Paul Parish, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul Church, call parish office 658-4501.
9   WENDELIN — Euchre Tournament, Holy Cross Family Life, 6:30 p.m., Holy Cross Parish Hall, call Martha Buerster 752-5671.
13   MT. VERNON — Blood Bank, St. Mary Parish/Red Cross, 2-7 p.m., call 224-9335.
14   FREEBURG — Monthly Fish Fry, St. Joseph Parish, 4-7 p.m., parish center, call Wayne Harris 539-3209.
14   TRENTON — Blood Bank, St. Mary/Red Cross, call 224-9335.
15   CENTRALIA — Trivia Night, PTO of St. Mary Catholic School, Time: TBA, school gym, call Lynn 532-3473.
15   NEW ATHENS — Steak Dinner, Knights of Columbus of St. Agatha Parish, 4-8 p.m., parish center, call Tad Milburn 475-3759.
15   PADERBORN — Euchre Tournament, Men's Club of St. Michael Parish, Doors open 6 p.m., Play 7 p.m., parish hall, call Rich Kreher 830-6086.
15   RED BUD — 11th Annual Dinner Auction, "Puttin on the Ritz, A Tribute to the Roaring 20's, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, parish center, call school office 282-3215.
16   BREESE — Luncheon/Quilt Bingo, St. Augustine Parish, Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bingo 2 p.m., parish center, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
16   MILLSTADT — Pancake Breakfast, Boy Scouts of St. James Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Greg Rakers 476-7789.
21   BELLEVILLE — MindsEye Soiree pour la Vue, Minds Eye, 6 p.m., River Bottom Saloon, St. Louis, MO call Janet Creath 394-6449.
22   BELLEVILLE — Auction, Our Lady Queen of Peace School, Doors open 5:30 p.m., parish center, call school office 234-1206.
22-23   CARTERVILLE — Harrell Lerch Bowl for Charity, Knights of Williamson County, S.I. Bowl, Registration Deadline: Feb. 10, 2014, call Scott 992-1575 or Randy 889-3923.
23   BELLEVILLE — Sausage Dinner/Quilt Bingo, Perpetual Help Society of St. Teresa Parish, Dinner 11 a.m., Bingo 1 p.m., school gym, call Beth Schindelar 628-7298.
23   CAHOKIA —Quarter Auction, Women's Club of Holy Family Parish, Doors open 11:30 a.m., Play 1 p.m., gym, call Cindy Horn 779-6000.
23   WATERLOO — Wurstmarkt/Bingo, SS. Peter and Paul Parish, DInner served 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Bingo 1:30 p.m., school, call Daniel and Lynn Mitchell 939-3926.
23   WENDELIN — Euchre Tournament, Holy Cross Family Life, 6:30 p.m., parish hall, call Martha Buerster 762-5671.
28   O'FALLON — Quarter Auction and Shopping Party, St. Clare of Assisi Youth Group, 6 p.m., St. Clare of Assisi Church Fellowship Hall, call Jane Dotson 632-3562.
     

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March    
1   POSEN — Wurstmarkt, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3-8 p.m., Mass 6 p.m., parish hall, call Ben Niedbalski, 327-3268.
1   OZARK — Heepwah Bash, Camp Ondessonk, 5 p.m., K of C Hall in O'Fallon, call Connie Lanaghan 877-659-2267.
2   BECKEMEYER — Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, St. Anthony Parish, 8 1.m.-noon, parish center, call Linda Mensing 227-8532.
2   ST. LIBORY — Bingo, St. Liborius Parish, 1 p.m., American Legion Hall, call Mark Scheiper 768-4941.
5   CAHOKIA — Color Raffle Only, Holy Family Parish, 7 p.m., gym, call Cindy Horn 779-6000.
5
  WATERLOO — Welcome Wednesday, Gibault Catholic High School, 9-11 a.m., school, contact pherzing@gibaultonline.com.
7   WATERLOO — Trivia Night, Gibault Catholic High School, 7 p.m., Gibault Catholic High School Hustedde Gym, call Sev Kovarik 939-3883.
8
  BREESE — Consignment Auction, Holy Name of St Augustine Parish 9 1.m., parish center, call Mark Huelskamp 526-7598.
8
  WATERLOO — SS. Peter and Paul Spring Gala, SS. Peter and Paul Catholic School, 5 p.m., Hecker Community Center, call school office 939-7217.
9
  BREESE — Winter Concert, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 7 p.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School gymnasium, call Chris Kaatz 526-7216.
9
  NEW BADEN — Chicken Dinner, St. George Parish, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., St. George Hodapp Hall, call Anne Kehrer 588-7780.
9
  RED BUD — Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. John the Baptist Parish, Time: TBA, parish center, call parish office 282-3222.
9   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
9   TODDS MILL — Quilt and Cash Bingo and Spring Social, St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 1:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Pinckneyville, call Carol Przygoda 336-5488.
13   MASCOUTAH — Blood Bank, Holy Childhood Parish/Red Cross, 2-7 p.m., school cafeteria, call 566-2958.
13   WATERLOO — Junior High Math Contest, Gibault Catholic High School, 3:45 p.m., Gibault Auditorium, call school office 939-3883.
15
  EAST ST. LOUIS — Annual Draw Down, St Augustine of Hippo Parish, 6 p.m., 401 Rev. Joseph Brown Blvd., call Gail Wren 274-0655.
16
  BREESE — Luncheon/Quilt Bingo, St. Augustine Parish, Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m.,Bingo 2 p.m., parish center, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
16   FREEBURG — Quilt Social, St. Joseph Parish, 1 p.m., parish center, call Geralyn Erwin 277-9442.
16
  RADOM — Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. Michael Altar and Rosary Sodality of St. Michael Parish, 1 p.m., church basement, call Frances Smalley 485-6650.
17   BELLEVILLE — St. Patrick's Day Dinner, Men's Club of St. Luke Parish, noon-6 p.m., parish center, call parish office 236-1124.
21-23
  RED BUD — Rummage Sale, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, school gym, call school office 282-3215.
22
 

BELLEVILLE — 32nd Annual Crusader Auction, Parents and Friends of Althoff Catholic High School, 4:30 p.m., Althoff Catholic School gym, call Pam Miller 235-1100.

22   FREEBURG — Trivia Night, St. Joseph School, 7 p.m., parish center, call Stacy Collins 539-3930.
22   MASCOUTAH — Blood Bank (Make-up), Holy Childhood Parish/Red Cross, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., school cafeteria, call 566-2958.
23
  BELLEVILLE — Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Boy Scout Troop 24, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Augustine of Canterbury parish hall, call George Komora 235-8991.
27-29   BREESE — Rummage Sale, St. Monica's Altar Sodality of St. Augustine Parish, (27) 5-9 p.m., (28) 10 a.m.-8 p.m., (29) 9 a.m.-1 p.m., call Lynn Maue 526-7515.
28
  CAHOKIA — 4th Annual Trivia/Silent Auction/Games and Raffles Extravaganza, Holy Family Parish, 7 p.m., gym, call Kathy Carron 593-0704.
29   BREESE — "Safari Knights" Dinner Auction, Mothers and Friends of Mater Dei Catholic High School, 6 p.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School, call Dennis Litteken 526-7216.
30   DAMIANSVILLE — Wurstmarkt, Holy Name Society of St. Damian Parish, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., gym, call Jeanne Langenhorst 248-5134.
30
  PRAIRIE DU ROCHER — Quilt/Ham/ Cash Bingo, St. Joseph Parish, 1 p.m., parish hall, call Diane Schmidt 284-3534.
     

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April    
  SMITHTON — Home Made Easter Cookies, St. John the Baptist, to place your order call church office 234-2068.
3-6   WATERLOO — Musical, Gibault Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Gibault Catholic High School Hustedde Gym, call Marybeth Babcock, 939-3883.
4-6
  BREESE — Musical - "Les Miserable," Mater Dei Catholic High School, (4 and 5) 7 p.m., (6) 2 p.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School gymnasium, call Chris Kaatz 526-7216.
5
  CASEYVILLE — Craft Fair, St. Anne Altar Society of St. Stephen Parish, 4 p.m., gym, call parish office 397-0666.
5
  CENTRALIA — Auction, St. Mary Parish, Time: TBA, parish hall, call Theresa 532-6291
5
  FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — 11th Annual Auction, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Time: TBA, school, call school office 628-7395.
5
  WATERLOO — Rummage Sale, Mothers' Club of Gibault Catholic High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., school auditorium, call Mary Mueller 939-0497.
6   MARYDALE — Semi-Annual Chicken Dinner, St. Teresa of Avila Parish, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., parish center, call Deacon Charlie Litteken 604-0528.
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MILLSTADT — Spring Quilt and Cash Bingo, St. James Parish, Doors open 10:30 a.m., Bingo 1 p.m., parish center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.

11-13
  BELLEVILLE — Spring Musical, Althoff Catholic Performance Arts Department, Time: TBA, Althoff Catholic High School Heritage Hall, call Elaine Laws 235-1100.
11-13   OZARK — Spring Stable Round-up/Spring Lodge Worship, Camp Ondessonk, 4 p.m., call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.
12
  BREESE — Trivia Knight, Band Parents of Mater Dei Catholic High School, 7 p.m., K of C Hall, call Chris Kaatz 526-7216.
12
  NASHVILLE — 5K Run, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 8 a.m.-?, Washington County Lake, call school office 327-8741.
13
  BREESE — Palm Sunday Breakfast, Fathers and Friends of Mater Dei Catholic High School, 8 a.m.-noon, Mater Dei Catholic High School-Lampe Commons, call Dennis Trame 526-7216.
13   MILLSTADT — Pancake Breakfast, Technology Committee of St. James School, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Patti Kenetski 476-7511.
13   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
25-27   OZARK — Father/Son Weekend, Camp Ondessonk, call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.
26
  NASHVILLE — Horse Races, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 6 p.m., parish center, call school office 327-8741.
27   BREESE — Luncheon/Quilt Bingo, St. Augustine Parish, Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m.,Bingo 2 p.m., parish center, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
30   MILLSTADT — Spring Noon Luncheon, Council of Catholic Women of St. James Parish, noon-3 p.m., parish center, call Margie Haas 476-3131.

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May    
1-3
  BECKEMEYER — Rummage Sale, St. Ann's Sodality of St. Anthony Parish, (1) 9 a.m.-8 p.m., (2) 9 a.m.-8 p.m., (3) 9 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Janette Kruse 227-8501.
2-3   BELLEVILLE — Spring Musical, 6, 7, 8 Graders (Tiger Tale Players) of St. Teresa Catholic School, 7 p.m., school gym, call Nilufer Fries 235-4754.
2-3   DUPO — Rummage Sale, Women's Club of Sacred Hear Parish, (2) 4-7 p.m., (3) 8-11 a.m., parish hall, call Christina Settlemoir 781-9339.
3
  BELLEVILLE — Glenn Schott Golf Tournament, Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Stone Wolf Golf Course, call Glenn Schott 235-1100.
3   CENTRALIA — Golf Scramble, PTO of St. Mary Catholic School, Time: TBA, call Lynn 532-3473.
3
  FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — 5-K Titan Trot, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Time: TBA, call school office 628-7395.
3
  NEW ATHENS — Derby Dash, 5K Run/Walk, St. Agatha School, Time: TBA, parish grounds, call Bryan Hager 830-5000.
3
  WENDELIN — Wines of Southeastern Illinois and Craft Beer Tasting, Holy Cross Parish, 6 p.m., parish hall, call Martha Buerster 752-5671.
4
  FAIRMONT CITY — Quilt Bingo, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary Parish, Doors open 11 a.m., Bingo 1 p.m., parish hall, call parish office 274-3468.
4
  MILLSTADT — Spring Fling, St. James Parish, 2-6 p.m., parish center and parish grounds, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
4   RED BUD — Quilt Bingo, St. John Catholic School, Time: TBA, parish center, call school office 282-3215.
7-9   TRENTON — Rummage Sale and Bake Sale, Ladies Sodality of St. Mary Parish, (7) 6-8:30 p.m., (8) 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m., (9) 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., parish center, call Betsy Horstmann 224-935.
9   FREEBURG — Monthly Fish Fry, St. Joseph, 4-7 p.m., parish center, call Wayne Harris 539-3209.
10   BELLEVILLE — BBQ, Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 4-7:30 p.m., parish grounds call parish office 234-6196.
10   OZARK — New Camper Open House, Camp Ondessonk, 1-4 p.m., call Linda Scruggs 877-6592267.
11   BREESE — Mother's Day Breakfast, Holy Name of St. Augustine Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Bob Maue 526-7515.
11   EAST. ST. LOUIS — Annual Mother's Day Breakfast, Men's Group of st. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 11 a.m.,, 405 Rev. Joseph Brown Blvd., call Gail Wren 274-0655.
11   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
14   BELLEVILLE — Catholic Grade Schools Picnic, Time: TBA, Althoff Catholic High School, call Pam Miller 235-1100.
*18   RUMA — Strawberry Festival, St. Patrick Parish, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., parish grounds, call Sandy 282-3176.
31   BREESE — Golf Classic, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Governor's Run Golf Course in Carlyle, call Dennis Litteken 526-7216.
31   OZARK — Open House Anniversary, Camp Ondessonk, call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.

 

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June    
    BELLEVILLE — Annual Golf Tournament, Buildings and Grounds Committee of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, Time: all day, Location: TBA, call Scott Schaefer 277-2007.
5   MASCOUTAH — Blood Bank, Holy Childhood Parish/Red Cross, 2-7 p.m., school cafeteria, call 566-2958.
*6-7   SMITHTON — Parish Picnic, St. John the Baptist Parish, Time: TBA, Turner Park (directly North of church grounds), call parish office 234-2068.
7   BELLEVILLE — Althoff Catholic High School 50th Anniversary Dane, Time: TBA, school gym, call Pam Miller 235-1100.
8   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
*13-14   FAIRMONT CITY — Parish Picnic, Holy Rosary Parish, (13) 5-11 p.m., Parade 6 p.m., (14) 5-11 p.m., parish grounds, call parish office 274-3486.
*13-14
  WATERLOO — Parish Picnic, SS. Peter and Paul Parish, 4 p.m.-midnight, school gym, call Tom Scherff 939-5903.
14   MASCOUTAH — Blood Bank (Make-up), Holy Childhood Parish/Red Cross, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., school cafeteria, call 544-2958.
15   EAST ST. LOUIS — Annual Father's Day Breakfast, Women of St. Augustine Parish, 11 a.m., 401 Rev. Joseph Brown Blvd., call Gail Wren 274-0655.
*21   BREESE — Parish Picnic, St. Dominic Parish, 4 p.m., parish ground, call parish office 526-7746.
*21   NASHVILLE — Parish Picnic and Quilt Bingo, St. Ann Parish, 4 p.m.-midnight, parish center and parish grounds, call parish office 327-3232.
*21
 

NEW ATHENS — Parish Picnic, St. Agatha Parish, 4-11:30 p.m., parish grounds, call Sandy Cox 475-2331.

*28
  BECKEMEYER — Parish Picnic, St. Anthony Parish, 3 p.m., parish grounds, call Deacon Robert Lippert 227-8236.
*28   FAYETTEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Pancratius Parish, 4 p.m., parish grounds, call Kathy 677-3319.

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July
   
2-5   OZARK — 4th of July Family Camp, Camp Ondessonk, call Becky Jennings 877-659-2267.
*4
  KASKASKIA — Liberty Bell of the West Patriotic Celebration, Liberty Bell of the West Committee, 12:30 p.m., 207 First Street Kaskaskia 63673, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
*5   PADERBORN — Parish Picnic, St. Michael Parish, 3-11:59 p.m., parish grounds/hall, call Jackie Billings 473-2798.
*11-12   RED BUD — Parish Picnic, St John the Baptist Parish, Time: TBA, parish grounds/parish center, call parish office 282-3222.
*12
  DAMIANSVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Damian Parish, 3:30 p.m.-midnight, parish grounds, call Jeanne Langenhorst 248-5134.
13   SHILOH — All You Can Eat Breakfast, Corpus Christi Parish,8-10:30 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
*19
  PINCKNEYVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Bruno Parish, Mass 3 p.m., picnic to follow, parish grounds, call parish office 357-5510.
*20   STRINGTOWN — Parish Picnic, St. Joseph Parish, 10 a.m., church-Stringtown Hall, call Barbara Ochs 754-3676.
*26   DUBOIS — Parish Picnic, St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 3 p.m.-?, parish grounds/K of C Hall, call parish office 787-2781.
*26   PRAIRIE DU ROCHER — Parish Picnic, St. Joseph Parish, 3 p.m.-midnight, parish grounds, call parish office 284-3314.
26   RIDGWAY — Raise the Bells Dinner Auction and Dance, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Time: TBA, St. Joseph Hall, call parish office 272-7059.
*26   TRENTON — Parish Picnic, St. Mary Parish, noon-midnight, parish grounds, call Betsy Horstmann 224-9335.
*29   GERMANTOWN — Parish Picnic, St. Boniface, 3 p.m., parish grounds, call Msgr. James Buerster 523-4271.

 

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