Archives

Seminars in Peoria, Normal help Catholics share, defend faith

Photo Caption: EWTN radio host and author Patrick Madrid holds up one of his books during his presentation at the Evangelization and Apologetics Seminar in Peoria on Dec. 1. By: By Tom Dermody “How many of you know someone who has left the church?” Hands went up throughout the Spalding Pastoral Center conference room in […]

Continue reading

Fr. Stanley Malinowski dies; longtime pastor in Rantoul

THOMASBORO — A funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church here for Father Stanley J. Malinowski, who guided St. Malachy’s Parish in Rantoul for 25 years and was in residence at the Thomasboro parish since 2001. Father Malinowski, a priest of the Diocese of Peoria […]

Continue reading

Getting to the heart of what Advent-Christmas is about

By: By Father Claude Peifer, OSB Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 9 Baruch 5:1-9; Psalm 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; Philippians 1:4-6,8-11; Luke 3:1-6 The season of Advent is about “the Coming” (in Latin adventus) of the Lord. What does that mean? The prophets of the Old Testament had foretold that their God would manifest himself on “the Day […]

Continue reading

Visits to crypts of St. Francis, Sheen impacted Roanoke man

Photo Caption: Steve Wagner is preparing to enter the Catholic Church with support from his wife, April. He also credits St. Francis and Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen for their roles in his faith journey. By: By Jennifer Willems ROANOKE — Steve Wagner has always been the kind of guy who needs proof before he accepts […]

Continue reading

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home blessed; open house set

Photo Caption: Donna Medina, Felicia Schafer, and Erin Neff were among those taking part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new hospice home on Dec. 4. Asking God to bless the new OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home and all who would come through its doors, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, showered the new facility […]

Continue reading

Father Malinowski dies; funeral Mass Friday in Thomasboro

THOMASBORO — A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church here for Father Stanley J. Malinowski, who guided St. Malachy’s Parish in Rantoul for 25 years and was in residence at the Thomasboro parish since 2001. Father Malinowski, a senior priest since 1997, died […]

Continue reading

Share Christmas recipes and memories for ‘Post’ section

Photo Caption: Pictured is Cherry Delight, a recipe from Mary Anne Spannagel of Villa Grove that was published in the 2011 “A Taste of Christmas” section in The Catholic Post. The Catholic Post invites you to share your Christmas memories and recipes with us for our 2012 edition of “A Taste of Christmas.” This special […]

Continue reading

Cathedral to host ‘Sing It Yourself Messiah on Dec. 9

At more than 270 years of age, George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” remains evergreen and quite popular — especially in the Peoria area, where people have gathered to sing it on the second Sunday of December for 36 years. That will happen again this year, with the “Sing It Yourself Messiah” scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9, […]

Continue reading

Advent reflection series opens tonight at Moline parish

MOLINE — Christ the King Parish, 3205 60th St., will offer an Advent reflection series at 7 p.m. on Mondays, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, in the Believers Together Center. Topics include “Follow the Star” on Dec. 3 and continue with “Send Your Word” and “Made for Joy.” Dessert and beverages will be served.

Continue reading
SPALDING PASTORAL CENTER | 419 NE MADISON AVENUE | PEORIA, IL 61603 | PHONE (309) 671-1550 | FAX (309) 671-1595
© Copyright 2020 - The Catholic Post || 2 || All Rights Reserved || Design by TBare.com