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Star Spangled Grill at East Moline parish July 4

EAST MOLINE — Members of St. Anne’s Parish will serve hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, chips and soft drinks at their “Star Spangled Grill,” which will be located at the corner of Sixth Street and 15th Avenue during the East Moline Fourth of July Parade. The grill will be fired up from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference set July 30-31

The Loving Heart of Jesus is the theme for the 24th annual Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference scheduled for July 30-31 at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Peoria. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, will celebrate a Mass of the Holy Spirit for conference participants at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 30. A eucharistic adoration will […]

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Bloomington-Normal Cursillo family Ultreya July 10

BLOOMINGTON — The annual family Ultreya of the Bloomington-Normal Cursillo community is planned for Saturday, July 10, at St. Mary’s Church, 527 W. Jackson. Mass at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by a potluck dinner. Chicken, place settings and drinks will provided. Please bring a dish to share. For more information, contact Julie Plattner at […]

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Champaign headband designer making charity fashionable

CHAMPAIGN — She started a trend and a business in high school creating colorful headbands, but the best part of Gina Hinders’ story centers on her heart and how she is making charity fashionable. “I decided from the get-go I would do it for charity,” said Gina, who made good on that pledge last month […]

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Coal Valley teen organizes first ‘adoption option’ race

COAL VALLEY — As a member of the Moline High School cross country team, Eric White has been in a lot of races. On the morning of Saturday, June 26, the 17-year-old incoming senior will be leading two runs in Coal Valley, but the “winners” will likely be people he’ll never see. Eric, a member […]

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School secretary retires after 37 years, but love will go on

By: By Tom Dermody “St. Vincent de Paul School, Mary Davis speaking.” For 37 years, that greeting has welcomed callers to St. Vincent de Paul School in Peoria. At the end of June, Mrs. Davis — who has served six principals as school secretary and been the gatekeeper for thousands of students and visitors — […]

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Standing up for Christ requires words tempered by love

By: By Sharon Perkins EDITOR’S NOTE: Father Dominic Garramone’s computer crashed earlier this week, taking with it the Scripture column he had written for this issue of The Catholic Post. To help him out, we offer the following column from Catholic News Service called “Word to Life,” which is produced in cooperation with the North […]

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Special Father’s Day for newly ordained Macomb native, 70

By: By Tom Dermody MACOMB — As a NASA engineer involved in the Apollo and shuttle projects, Roy Runkle formerly launched rockets into space. Now, as a newly ordained priest at age 70, the Macomb native says with a smile that he is “launching souls to heaven.” This Father’s Day weekend had special meaning for […]

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29 priests honored June 23 at diocese’s Jubilarian Mass

By: By Jennifer Willems It’s true that the Year for Priests ended last weekend, but it wasn’t evident last Wednesday as 29 priests were honored for their years of service to the people of God in central Illinois, and two newly ordained priests were welcomed. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, celebrated the annual Jubilarian Mass […]

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America at 234: humility and hope

There are two kinds of people: Those who are humbled, and those who are about to be. That wisdom shared at the annual Catholic Charities “Light of Hope” dinner earlier this month by Major League Baseball coach Rich Donnelly (see story, page 10) certainly also applies to nations. And it’s something to consider as the […]

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