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610 learn from Jesus at Summer Institute

By: By Jennifer Willems One of the many titles by which Jesus was known is “teacher” and he continued to provide valuable lessons for the 610 people who gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Church and School in Peoria June 12-13 for the 2009 Diocesan Summer Institute. Helping to spread his Good News to the […]

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Safe from storms

By: Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 21 Job 38:1,8-11; Psalm 107:23-24,25-26,28-29,30-31; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17; Mark 4:35-41 Sometime during our lifetime, we all have undoubtedly found ourselves in the midst of a storm. Certainly as children we experienced the fright of storms outside with the security of our parents inside. As […]

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A privileged pilgrimage

It was a Sunday morning unlike any other in the long, rich Catholic history of the Illinois Valley region. Every hour on the hour, from 8 to 11 a.m., parishioners with heavy hearts gathered June 14 at one of four beloved churches for a final regularly scheduled weekend Mass. Because the churches are all located […]

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Foundation reports U.S. charitable giving down, boost in church gifts

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Though Giving USA Foundation reported U.S. charitable giving was down overall last year, the organization’s data showed an increase in church offerings. With charitable donations reaching an estimated $307.65 billion in 2008, the Giving USA 2009 report — released June 10 — confirmed a 2 percent drop from 2007 giving, which totaled […]

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Jobs, small business credit key for recovery, says Vatican official

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — More decent, productive employment and more credit for small- and medium-sized businesses are the best strategies for recovering from the global economic crisis, said the chief Vatican representative to U.N. agencies in Geneva. There are real “fears that the coming years will be characterized by ‘labor intensive restructuring’ and a ‘jobless […]

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Church institutions in Pakistan threatened with bomb attack

LAHORE, Pakistan (CNS) — A Catholic Church center in Pakistan’s cosmopolitan eastern city of Lahore has been threatened with a suicide bomb attack, one of a series of intimidating messages given to Christians as the country’s security crisis worsens. The threat was delivered June 10 to a Christian woman who lives next to Rabita Manzil, […]

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Imagine That

Rating: A-I (PG) NEW YORK (CNS) — The following is a capsule review of a movie recently reviewed by the Office for Film & Broadcasting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. A work-obsessed investment adviser (Eddie Murphy) connects with his young daughter (Yara Shahidi) after accidentally discovering that the inhabitants of an imaginary kingdom […]

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‘Post’ receives two national press awards

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Catholic Post earned two awards for excellence in journalism in judging announced by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada during the annual Catholic Media Convocation here on May 29. The newspaper received first place in its circulation category for Best Editorial on a National or International Issue […]

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Emotions, memories to blend with prayer

Emotions and memories will mix with prayer this weekend at the final regularly scheduled Masses at five churches where services are being suspended. Members of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Spring Valley have an additional reason to keenly feel a blend of gratitude for blessings past and anticipation of future changes. The 11 a.m. […]

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Clergy appointments

Father David Sabel, newly ordained, to parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Parish, Pontiac Father Adam Stimpson, newly ordained, to parochial vicar, LaSalle parishes These appointments will be effective Wednesday, June 17, 2009.

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