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St. Thomas, Peoria Heights, to host chamber players concert

PEORIA HEIGHTS — The final program of the season for the St. Martin Chamber Players will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at St. Thomas Church, 904 E. Lake Ave. The special guests will include the Cathedral Schola of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria and the Central Illinois Clarinet Choir. The concert is […]

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Welcome, new Catholics

In this season of “Alleluias,” we sing a loud and joyful one to praise God for the hundreds of new Catholics in our diocese — and the tens of thousands nationwide — who entered into full communion with the church at the Easter vigil. Every one of these individuals has a unique story of faith […]

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Why Champaign parishioners are “walking to Jerusalem”

CHAMPAIGN — Walking is a wonderful form of exercise, but it doesn’t take most of us any farther than around the block or the track at the local school a few times. But what if those laps could take you to Jerusalem and increase your relationship with God at the same time? Members of Holy […]

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Catholic men invited to May 1 gathering with Bishop Jenky

Every year since 2004, hundreds of Catholic men from throughout the Diocese of Peoria have responded to a call from Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, to take a public stand in defense of faith, family, and the priesthood. The video above shows scenes from the 2009 gathering. When they assemble again at the Peoria riverfront […]

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Love books? Join the new online Catholic Post Book Group

The Catholic Post’s monthly book page is back with a new millennium twist: an invitation to join an online discussion of a Post “Book of the Month.” The discussions will take place on a “Catholic Post Book Group” blog that has been created by book page editor Nancy Piccione of Metamora. It can be accessed […]

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First principal named for Marquette Academy in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Brooke Rick had a great experience when she was a student at Marquette High School. “I loved it. When I had the opportunity to come back and teach I jumped at it right away,” said Rick, a 1999 graduate who has been teaching math and chemistry at Marquette since 2005. She added assistant […]

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Called to love and care for others in resurrection hope

By: By Barbara Roedel Third Sunday of Easter, April 11 Acts 5:27-32,40b-41; Psalm 30:2,4,5-6,11-12,13; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 I love breakfast. It’s probably my favorite meal of the day. The Gospel rarely speaks of breakfast, but today it does. Imagine the scene. The disciples have been fishing all night. They come in tired and empty-handed. […]

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29 are honored by Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

Photo Caption: Honorees from 16 parishes pose for a group photo at the Diocesan Council of Catholic women’s Appreciation Luncheon April 14. By: By Jennifer Willems There were certificates and applause for 29 special women at the Peoria Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Appreciation Luncheon on April 14, but the gratitude that filled the conference […]

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Vatican offers online summary of sex abuse procedures

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican has placed online a summary of its procedures for handling sex abuse allegations against priests, in order to illustrate the church’s commitment to protecting children and punishing offenders. The online “introductory guide” lists the investigative steps, trial options and possible penalties for clerical sex abuse of minors, including dismissal […]

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Pope sends condolences as Poland mourns its lost leaders

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Poland’s Catholic primate has urged fellow citizens to see the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in a weekend air disaster as a “dramatic challenge” to build “a fuller community” at the national level and with neighboring states. “We are all asking ourselves the same painful question — […]

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