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Post subscription drive now “Delivering Unity Campaign”

To better unify, inform, and inspire Catholics throughout the Diocese of Peoria, as well as adapt to evolving communication technology, The Catholic Post’s annual subscription drive has been redesigned as the “Delivering Unity Campaign.” “The campaign is an historic change in our approach to the award-winning diocesan newspaper that has been a faithful part of […]

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Our task to follow the ‘light in the darkness’

By: Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan.239 Isaiah 8:23 — 9:3; Psalm 27:1,4,13-14; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13,17; Matthew 4:12-23 “When you are up to your neck in alligators, it is hard to remember that you were sent there to drain the swamp.” That is probably a feeling many of us encounter in […]

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Diocese welcomes John Paul II beatification news

The Jan. 14 announcement that the late Pope John Paul II will be beatified in Rome on May 1 was met with excitement throughout the Diocese of Peoria. “I agree with all the people who call him John Paul the Great,” said Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, in an interview with The Catholic Post this […]

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New challenges for Oglesby teacher even after 35 years

By: By Jennifer Willems Editor’s note: Catholic Schools Week will be observed Jan. 30 to Feb. 5. A guide to the week published in the Jan. 23 issue of The Catholic Post honored 94 faculty and staff members celebrating anniversary years of Catholic education in the Diocese of Peoria. OGLESBY — Holy Family School is […]

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Urge governor to abolish death penalty: Illinois bishops

By: By Jennifer Willems “The death penalty in Illinois should be abolished,” said the Catholic bishops of Illinois, who are urging Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would do just that. The Jan. 13 statement by the bishops came a week after the Illinois House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 3539, which would do […]

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Deacon healed through Newman intercession to speak in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — As part of its celebration for the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center on the campus of the University of Illinois will welcome Deacon John Sullivan on Monday, Feb. 7. His talk at 7 p.m. in the Swetland Assembly Rooms at St. John’s will include time for questions […]

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The United States’ faceless massacre

The victims of the Tucson shootings, both living and dead, have become nationally recognizable in a way no one should — through a violent act. Because of the repeated showing of their photographs in the media, we now instantly recognize the faces of Gabrielle Giffords, the U.S. Congresswoman from Arizona who miraculously survived the assassination […]

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Bayard to publish new magazine for Catholic singles

NEW LONDON, Conn. (CNS) — Tobias, a new magazine published by Bayard U.S., aims to address the needs of the 27 million single Catholics in the United States. Dubbed “the magazine for single Catholic living,” Tobias will include articles on singles who dare to make a difference, faith at work and personal stories of courtship […]

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Miracle approved; May 1 beatification for John Paul II

Photo Caption: Pope John Paul II is pictured at World Youth Day in Denver in 1993. Pope Benedict XVI approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II’s intercession, clearing the way for his beatification. By: By John Thavis, Catholic News Service Editor’s note: What is your reaction to this news? If your life has […]

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Recently released movies reviewed by Catholic News Service

The following movie reviews are supplied by Catholic News Service in conjunction with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of Film and Broadcasting. For full reviews of these films, as well as earlier releases, visit www.usccb.org/movies This list will be updated regularly, and all reviews are copyright (c) 2010 Catholic News Service/U.S. Conference […]

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