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    Oct 25, 2014

    Local public safety officials honored at annual Blue Mass

    (Iobserve photos from Catholic Communications video)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD -- Just days after the attack on the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa, which took the life of a young soldier, public safety officials

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    Oct 25, 2014

    Permanent diaconate candidates take next step toward ordination


    Story and photos by Rebecca Drake
    SPRINGFIELD – Eight men from the Diocese of Springfield are one step closer to becoming permanent deacons after being formally installed as

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    Oct 24, 2014

    Priest says taking 'selfies,' posting them a way to connect to students

    (CNS photo/Jeannette Merton, The Compass)

    By Jaye Alderson, Catholic News Service
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (CNS) -- As the Catholic Campus Ministry director at the Newman Center on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus,

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    Oct 24, 2014

    Local Catholic school teachers attend annual in-service day

    Story and photos by Sharon Roulier

    WEST SPRINGFIELD -- When an educator steps into the classroom, he or she brings parents, neighbors, and friends.

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