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Prayers and plows run deep at St. Stephen parish at Indian Creek, a blink-of-the-eye village in Monroe County. There is no population sign to mark the town’s dozen or so residents. The steepled … more
There were two framed pictures on top of Father Frank Bussmann’s casket: one of him in his clerics, the other of him holding an infant grandchild. Fr. Bussmann, 72, pastor of St. Peter parish … more
A new kiosk guides visitors to St. Mary Cemetery. It was built as an Eagle Scout project by Cody Prichard, grandson of the late Harold and Jean Wehner. Cody loved spending time with his … more
Deacon Thomas Miller, 78, a retired deacon of Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Columbia, died on Nov. 18 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. The Mass of Christian Burial was … more
For nearly two weeks this fall, two high school students got to live in a different world. Aika Inoue and Mayu Miyata, both 16, are used to the day-to-day activities and schedules in their Notre … more
A collection of family-treasured Nativity scenes, a tribute to local veterans and a trip to the attic will highlight this year’s Old Franciscan Monastery Christmas Tour at St. Mary of the Angels … more
While the St. Andrew parish’s annual Thanksgiving Day Festival is massive compared to when it started almost eight decades ago, the parish’s annual fundraiser still provides parishioners and … more
Deacon Chris Baker placed the upcoming beatification of Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey into the context of what he sees going on all around him. “There are more saintly men and women … more
“This is holy ground ... for the Lord is here, and where He is, is holy.” The young people repeated the refrain again and again through wind and mist, heading down the lane into St. Andrew … more
Costumed characters and other patrons arrived at the Martin Community Center Oct. 28 for St. Peter School’s annual dinner and auction. The theme was “Fall Spooktacular.” Guests had … more
Shrine of St. Patrick parish in St. Patrick has a reigning U.S. bishop in its extended family. Bishop Michael Sis of San Angelo, Texas, a great-great-great grandson of two of the parish’s … more
Seventeen teams of middle school and high school students rushed to transform three pumpkins apiece into works of art. The ticking clock intensified their creativity. “Toward the end of the … more
Thousands of Catholics throughout the United States stopped to heed Our Lady’s plea to turn to God in prayer and believe in the inevitable triumph of Mary’s Immaculate Heart. More than 20,000 … more
Don Brinker felt humbled to be walking in his dad’s footsteps. The family patriarch drove charter buses, including from St. Louis to Starkenburg for the annual spring and fall pilgrimages to … more
Students of St. Martin School in St. Martins and the Lincoln University (LU) School of Nursing spent a mutually exciting day together Oct. 12. The nursing students visited St. Martin School and … more
Anti-bullying advocate and New York Times best-selling author Jodee Blanco talks about bullies, bystanders and people who want to help but are afraid. “Perhaps you’re a parent, and you can’t … more
Members and friends of Immaculate Conception parish in Loose Creek recently took part in “Voices of the Past,” a guided Cemetery Tour through the old parish cemetery, which dates back to the … more
The Friends of Fr. Dandi collected and shipped more than 36 boxes of shoes to Father Dandi Bermejo’s mission to the sugar cane plantation workers in the Philippines. Fr. Bermejo, a priest of … more
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