Photos: Annual “Fat Tuesday” at King’s House – Belleville

King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center in Belleville, Illinois held it’s annual “Fat Tuesday’ Luncheon on February 28 and it was a cajun feast! Open to all local Oblates, employees, associates and friends, the culinary staff delivers a delicious New Orleans-inspired buffet everyone enjoys and talks about till next year’s Fat Tuesday. Please enjoy some photos of a great party


King’s House Business Manager, Rich Dahm, greets you in full regalia

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(L-R) Sheila Miller, Fr. Andy Chalkey, and Diana Baranski who is impressed with Fr. Andy’s choice of beads

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L-R) OMSI’s Lance Porter, Tim Hall


John Wagner (OMSI) chose an exotic head covering

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(L-R) OMSI’s Sandee Richards, King’s House Director, Deacon Doug Boyer

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Diane Green (L) and Pat Schnyder get into the spirit with a toast

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(L-R) OMSI’s Mike Konradt, Sherry White, and Mike Hall seem to be having a good time

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(L-R) OMSI’s “serious” table features Billy Kauling, Dianne Donjon, Joe Pytlinski, and (back to camera) Michelle Delfel.

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(L-R) Maribeth Clancy next to husband, Mike Inyart, Pastoral Care Director at the Apt. Community, and OMSI’s Dennis Kempf


After a great meal OMSI’s Dave Morrison is a happy guy!

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Fr. Jim Taylor and Sr. Joan Marie Voss, ASC