OBK Operations – 2020 Year of COVID-19 Challenges

OBK Operations – 2020 Year of COVID-19 Challenges

The OBK reentry year of 2020 began in January with a full slate of classes and clients for the Life Skill and Job Skill classes that covered 48 hours of instruction over 4 weeks. This began to change in February ...
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Reception - OBK Celebrates First Annual Father Chris Day June 30, 2019

Reception – OBK Celebrates First Annual Father Chris Day June 30, 2019

The Father Chris Day started with the sun shining brightly and many smiles, welcoming hugs and meeting of both new and old friends. The setting at ICC was beautiful as all the guests arrived to begin the 11 AM Mass ...
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Immaculate Conception – Catholic Mass - June 30, 2019

Immaculate Conception – Catholic Mass – June 30, 2019

Celebration of Fr. Chris Reuter Day Homily by Fr.Carl Scherrer, A few years ago I told this story about Fr. Chris, who died a year ago today while I was spending a few days with friends in Tampa, Florida.  When ...
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First Annual - Father Chris Day

First Annual – Father Chris Day

Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois Celebrates June 30, 2019 First Annual - Father Chris Day             “Seeking Christ in the margins, one person can make a difference” I like to remember Fr. Chris as a gruff, wry, kind man ...
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LSSI / OBK – Reentry Center at 614 North 7th Street, ESTL

LSSI / OBK – Reentry Center at 614 North 7th Street, ESTL

LSSI / OBK and CUP (Catholic Urban Programs) have agreed to lease a two story building at 614 N. 7th Street, East St. Louis, IL (62201) that is owned by Catholic Urban Programs and is located next to the office ...
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