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Thome benefit raises $315,000 for Children’s Hospital of Illinois

A record-breaking 800 people attended the 2012 Joyce Thome Benefit for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center on Jan. 14, raising more than $315,000 for the hospital. Each year, in memory of his mother, Major League Baseball player and central Illinois native Jim Thome and his wife, Andrea, host a […]

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Recently released films reviewed on basis of moral suitability

Photo Caption: Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo star in a scene from the movie “The Artist.” 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 the CNS […]

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Don’t procrastinate in answering, sharing Christ’s call

By: By Tim Irwin Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan. 22 Jonah 3:1-5,10; Psalm 25:4-5,6-7,8-9; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20 Procrastination plagues contemporary people. Organizations such as Procrastinators Anonymous and The Procrastinator’s Club offer support to the tardy. Go to a large city and you could attend a procrastinators’ self-help meeting, although one wonders if […]

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Dedication for Jordan Catholic School addition is set Jan. 26

Photo Caption: Ashley Slaight, Madison Hills and Lisa Do huddle around a laptop at one of the learning centers in the school’s new science lab. By: By Jennifer Willems ROCK ISLAND — They’re home. On Jan. 4, the seventh- and eighth-graders at Jordan Catholic School returned to the campus where they started their education and […]

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Funeral for Msgr. Fitzpatrick is next Thursday at cathedral

Msgr. Donnelly J. Fitzpatrick, 78, a senior priest of the Diocese of Peoria in residence at St. Augustine Manor in Peoria, died suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Italy while attending a Focolare priests convention near Rome. Msgr. Fitzpatrick, who served at numerous parishes in the Diocese of Peoria — including for 17 years […]

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Catholics, Mormons in Nauvoo laying foundation for dialogue

Photo Caption: The Nauvoo Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is seen in the foreground while just down Wells Street is the spire of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. By: By Tom Dermody NAUVOO — While the presidential candidacy of Mitt Romney has caused some in the United States to […]

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Sister M. Veronica McDermott receives award in Champaign

Photo Caption: Sister Veronica accepts the Paideia Award from Father Joseph Hogan at a recent Donor Appreciation Brunch at The Heigh School of Saint Thomas More in Champaign. CHAMPAIGN — At its recent Donor Appreciation Brunch “Showcase of Thanks,” The High School of Saint Thomas More bestowed its 2012 Paideia Award on Sister M. Veronica […]

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Be a pro-life hero

Who is your pro-life hero? Who is the first person to come to mind when you read the words “respect life?” Is it a giant in the faith like Blessed John Paul II or Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta? Is it someone national in scope like Nellie Gray, who founded the national March for Life; […]

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Night of encouragement four decades after ‘Roe’ ruling

Photo Caption: Participants in the 2013 Walk for Life make their way through downtown Peoria on Thursday evening, Jan. 17, prior to the Sanctity for Human Life Rally. By: By Tom Dermody After 40 years of praying, marching, and working against legal abortion and promoting respect for life from conception, those in the pro-life cause […]

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Father Gregory Jarzombek, OSB, is ordained at St. Bede Abbey

Photo Caption: Abbot Philip Davey, OSB, of St. Bede lays hands on Father Gregory’s head in silent prayer after his ordination to the priesthood on Jan. 16. PERU — Surrounded by his Benedictine brothers, his proud mother and sisters, and many happy well-wishers, Brother Gregory Jarzombek was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Daniel R. […]

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