Best Advent Ever!

You are invited to join your fellow parishioners for the BEST ADVENT EVER, a free email program from Dynamic Catholic. Advent is a time to prepare our hearts for Christmas, but we often get distracted and busy. Don’t let this Advent pass you by. Slow down and focus on what matters most with BEST ADVENT […]

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2020 Catholic Campaign for Human Development

This year on Nov. 21/22, the Catholic Church in the U.S. will hold its 50th annual collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). The U.S. Catholic Bishops created CCHD to fund economic and community development initiatives led locally by low income people. These initiatives create permanent solutions to poverty. CCHD also fund formation and evangelization […]

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St. Andrew Dinners

Click on link below for information on the upcoming St. Andrew Dinners which gives young men an opportunity to meet Bishop Michael McGovern to to learn more about the priesthood. St. Dominic in Breese will host the St. Andrew Dinner on 1 Nov 20 starting at 4 pm. https://www.diobelle.org/vocations

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Guidelines for Mass and Non-Liturgical Meetings

See links below from the Illinois Department of Health for COVID-19 Guidance for Places of Worship and Providers of Religious Services. http://stanthonybeckemeyer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/The-Bishops-Plan-for-Return-to-Churches-Bishop-Braxtons-Cover-Letter.doc   In addition, see link below for latest guidance from Diocese of Belleville regarding non-liturgical meetings. http://stanthonybeckemeyer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/The-Bishops-Plan-for-Return-to-Churches-Executive-Summary-of-the-Plan.doc    

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Latest Diocese Directives Due to COVID-19

The Chrism Mass on Tuesday, 7 April will not be celebrated publicly in our parishes. The Bishop will celebrate the Chrism Mass and the Holy Week Liturgies in the Blessed Sacrament chapel of the Cathedral of Saint Peter, which will be streamed for the benefit of the faithful to view in their homes. Palm Sunday […]

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30th National Night of Prayer for Life

The 30th National Night of Prayer for Life will be celebrated together by St. Anthony, St. Augustine, St. Dominic, and the Breese Knights of Columbus on Thursday, 12 Dec at  St. Dominic in Breese. Beginning wih Exposition at 6 pm and ending with Benediction, a rosary and prayer service will be held on the hours […]

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Whole Hog Sausage Breakfast & Workers List

St. Anthony’s Whole Hog Breakfast will be held on Sunday, 10 Nov. from 8 am to noon at St. Anthony Parish Center.  Come join us for a delicious meal!
St. Anthony’s Parishioners – The attached link is the workers list for the sausage breakfast.  Your help is greatly needed!

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Boxes of Joy

The Boxes of Joy Distribution has started. Catholics united through the Box of Joy ministry send Christmas gifts to children in developing countries. For many poor children, a Box of Joy – filled with toys, clothing, school supplies, a rosary and the Story of Jesus – was the first Christmas gift they ever received. When […]

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St Anthony Choir Family Breakfast

St Anthony Choir: Thanks to Delores Huelsmann, Choir Director for the heartfelt; ‘Choir Family Breakfast’, held Sunday June 9, 2019: “Good Olde Day’s,” New Baden. The food and service were great.  We sing praise, and thank God for all His blessings. Oh! What a fellowship. Your joyful Choir members and respective family members. Praise God!

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