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Take a spiritual journey through scripture where Jesus is "The Cornerstone." The Cornerstone, a Catholic in depth study of the Scriptures, involves daily study questions, small group sharing, spiritual reflection, and commentary readings. This year’s study: Book of Revelation. Take a journey through the final book of the B...

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Pope Francis calls Catholics to go to the peripheries. We invite you to attend the Missouri Catholic Conference’s 2018 annual Assembly on Saturday, October 6th, at Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City to find out how. This event is sponsored by the Missouri bishops and is free to all who attend. The keynote speaker will be ...

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The Women's Council is collecting used but still wearable shoes to donate to charitable organizations in Springfield, from Saturday, September 1st, thru Friday, September 28th. Please tie or rubber-band each pair of shoes together and place in the box marked “Save Your Soles” in the Gathering Area. For more information, co...

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The Youth Group is taking orders for Immaculate Conception 150th Anniversary T-shirts after mass this weekend and next weekend.  Deadline for this order is Monday, September 17th so shirts will be here in time for the parish picnic on October 6th.  Adult shirts are $15.00 and youth shirts are $10.00. Click Here...

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Family Trouble? Personal Illness? Depression? Relationship issues? Learn how to look back and find possible roots of these problems in the past and bring them to Jesus for forgiveness and healing. Fr. Brendan Walsh, SAC will be joining us from the Pallottine Retreat House for a day of talks at the Drury Plaza Conference Center Saturday, S...

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Informational Meeting for Parents and Candidate This informational meeting is for any individual from 9th grade and up who has not been confirmed. You need only to attend one of the following meetings: Saturday, September 1st, after the 4:00pm Mass; Sunday, September 2nd, after the 11:00am Mass; or Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm, in ...

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LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home is in need of loving, dedicated volunteers to work in our childcare program. We offer twice weekly childcare to our residents on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am–11:30am. If interested, contact Jill Bryant, 417.720.4213, or email at jbryant@ccsomo.org. You will be required to complete a volunteer appli...

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The Regional Council of Catholic Women's General Meeting is Thursday, September 6th, at Immaculate Conception Parish. Registration & a light brunch will begin at 8:45am. Business meeting at 9:30am, followed by Mass, lunch, & entertainment. The day will end at 2:00pm. Raffle items will be available. Please join us for a day of ...

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Our August work day will be Thursday, August 23rd, 8:30am–10:30am. We will be weeding and harvesting vegetables from the 21 raised beds that the residents of LifeHouse enjoy as well as general grounds maintenance. We will continue to scrape paint from the back grotto in preparation for painting in September, and moving mulch where i...

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The 6–week Coping class begins Thursday, August 23rd, at 6:30pm, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish and is designed to help individuals work through the trauma of losing a spouse through death, divorce or separation. Participants are introduced to the 5 Stages of Grief, a normal reaction to any significant loss. Sessions are facilitated...

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Due to Catholic Night with the Springfield Cardinals, the Tuesday night Adult Continuing Education class will be canceled this month.  Reschedule date will be announced once it is decided.
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PCCW General Meeting -- The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14th, at 7:00pm, in Community Room A. Plans will be discussed for the Regional Meeting that will take place at IC on Thursday, September 6th. Please bring a donation for Safe to Sleep: 21" rolling suitcase, regular size shampoo/ conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, f...

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Attention all girls K–12! American Heritage Girls Troop MO1118 wants to connect with you! You and your parents are cordially invited to join us Monday, August 20th, 6:30pm–8:00pm, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Hall, for fun, fellowship, and information regarding our diocesan troop. Email Cindy Faust at cynthia_faust@sbcglobal...

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Join us for our annual “Summer Get-Together” Sunday, August 19th, following the 11:00am Mass in Community Room A. Last names beginning with A-G, please bring a DESSERT; last names beginning with H-Q, please bring a HOT side dish (vegetables, casserole, etc.); & last names beginning with R-Z, please bring a COLD side dish (...

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August 15, 2018—Immaculate Conception Church Community Room A  Schedule at Church or www.cbco.org — Donate Blood — “scheduling an appointment” (Left of Donor Quick Pass)

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May was once again a busy month. We assisted 60 families consisting of 108 adults and 54 children. Several members of St Vincent de Paul headed to the Veterans Center to help feed the homeless on Wednesday, May 16th. We are scheduled to work breakfast again on Wednesday June 20th, 8:00am. I encourage anyone wanting to help to come join us...

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Fr. Chaz has received an assignment from Bishop Rice that will be effective July 5, 2018. He will be an Associate Pastor with Fr. J at the parishes of St. Peter’s in Joplin and St. Ann’s in Carthage. We have been blessed with Fr. Chaz’s ministry among us for the past two years. We will have an opportunity to show our ...

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Director of Sacred Music Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is a vibrant parish community of 1,100+ families located in beautiful Southwest Missouri.  It is also home to a lovely 22 Rank, 2 Manual Schantz organ which was installed in 1981. Our parish is seeking a strong organist with a proven choral background to serve as th...

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The annual Diocesan Development Fund appeal will be held May 5th & 6th. This effort is conducted in every parish of the Diocese to help finance the activities and programs of the Catholic Church in southern Missouri. Our parish goal is $175,752.00; donor goal is 427. We ask you to keep the DDF campaign in your prayers.

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One of my favorite posters says, "Life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been a real life you would have been instructed where to go and what to do." Whenever I think of this humorous bit of wisdom, it reminds me to not take my life so seriously. As an experiment, see if you can apply this idea to something you are force...

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The next Coping with Life Alone course for divorced, widowed, or separated begins Thursday, February 22nd, 6:30pm, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. This 6-week course is designed to help individuals work through the trauma of losing a spouse through death or divorce. The Beginning Experience programs, sponsored by the diocese of Springf...

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Virtus—Pre-registration is necessary: click on “registration” on the left, or call your parish office for assistance. Schedule may be found on the diocesan event calendar at www.dioscg.org or www.virtus.org. The next session is: Saturday, March 10th, 9:00am–12:00 noon, Holy Trinity, Fr. Allen Room, Springfield.

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The Lenten Lock-In is March 3rd–4th at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Springfield. All youth, K-5th grade, currently in an adventure program such as Boy Scouts, American Heritage Girls, Trail Life, or Girl Scouts are invited to participate. All youth 6th grade and older are invited to serve on the team. The Lock-In begins with 4:30pm...

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