Cardinal saddened by those who 'wish to tarnish' the Catholic priesthood
The president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, Cardinal Julian Herranz, expressed sadness this week over those who “vilify” priests by generalizing ... damage the image of the Catholic Church, which has members who are sinners ...
St. Boniface welcomes clergy for annual ecumenical supper
The parishioners of St. Boniface Church in Springfield hosted their seventh annual ecumenical supper Jan. 19 as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. All Effingham County churches and clergy were invited to attend. Those present included Father ...
MARRIED PRIEST, 51, NEWLY ORDAINED AS CATHOLIC, TAKES UP DUTIES IN; MISSOURI
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 22— The Rev. James Parker turned from the altar to give holy communion to the handful of people gathered for the daily mass at the Carmelite Monastery of St ... Catholic priests. The Episcopal priests entering the Catholic church ...
St. Boniface to celebrate addition
It has been a decade since St. Boniface Church ... Bishop Lucas, Bishop of the Springfield Diocese, presided over a special celebratory dedication of the new church on Nov. 22, 2003. Nearly 1,000 parishioners and 25 priests were in attendance.
The Rev. Lamb retiring from St. Boniface
The Rev. Wes Lamb, pastor of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Springfield, will soon be saying his last mass ... “I always wanted to be a priest, but thought I wasn’t worthy,” Lamb said. “I was 41 before I was ordained. I finally said if I’m ...