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CNS reviews of recent films on the basis of moral suitability

Photo Caption: Robin Williams and Forest Whitaker star in a scene from the movie “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.” The Catholic News Service classification is A-III — adults. Rating: 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 […]

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Ceremony officially opens new Women’s Care Center in Peoria

With a joyful “Praise be to God!,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, cut the pink ribbon that was stretched across the doors to the Women’s Care Center in Peoria Aug 8, marking its official opening. During his visit he also blessed the facility and the staff, and prayed for the success of their work. Tours […]

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Full text of Bishop Jenky’s homily at the 2013 Erin Feis Mass

Photo Caption: “When we come to Mass, we should always invite others to come with us,” said Bishop Jenky in his Aug. 25 homily on the Peoria riverfront. In this the 13th year of the 21st Century, our American culture is very obviously a therapeutic culture. We have a therapy for just about every problem […]

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Three from diocese advance in community Religious life

PEORIA NATIVE PROFESSES PERPETUALVOWS WITH THE SISTERS OF LIFE Sister Mariam Caritas, 36, professed perpetual vows with the Sisters of Life during a Mass on Aug. 6 at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist in Stamford, Conn. She entered the community in 2005 and professed her first vows on Aug. 15, 2008. The former […]

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40 Days for Life coming to 4 regions of diocese this fall

Photo Caption: Johnny Berlinger of St. Philomena Parish in Peoria holds a sign outside Peoria’s abortion facility during the 40 Days for Life campaign last fall. Kick-off events inviting wide participation in “40 Days for Life” campaigns to end abortion and bring the pro-life message to communities are coming to several locations in the Diocese […]

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Mass is best ‘support group,’ says Bishop Jenky at Erin Feis

Photo Caption: Bishop Jenky greets one of the hundreds who attended the Aug. 25 Mass on the grounds of the Erin Feis on the Peoria riverfront. By: By Tom Dermody, The Catholic Post The Mass is the best “support group” and the sacrament of reconciliation “the very best therapy,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, told […]

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Diocesan museum exhibit honors Franciscan presence in area

Photo Caption: Sister Paula Vasquez, president of the Heading Avenue Franciscans, and Sister Diane VandeVoorde, OSF, look over a museum display. By: By Jennifer Willems, The Catholic Post “Pax et Bonum.” A traditional Franciscan salutation, it means “peace and all good” and that’s what men and women from nearly 20 Franciscan communities have brought to […]

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Relationship with God develops on God’s terms, not ours

By: By Shawn Reeves Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sept. 1 Sirach 3:17-18,20,28-29; Psalm 68:4-5,6-7,10-11; Hebrews 12:18-19,22-24a; Luke 14:1,7-14 I can recall the first time I saw my wife and truly looked upon her with interest and intrigue. It was in a college dorm over a meal. She was a mystery, whom I observed a […]

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Fr. McCarthy to senior status in latest priest assignments

Photo Caption: Father Charles McCarthy, CSSp, pastor of parishes in Leonore and Eagle Township for 25 years, will move to senior status on Sept. 4. Father Charles McCarthy, CSSp, 89, a native of Ireland who has served in the Diocese of Peoria for nearly four decades — including the last 25 years as pastor of […]

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Centennial Mass, dinner set Sept. 8 at St. Paul in Danville

Photo Caption: St. Paul Church in Danville, dedicated in 1913, was built in the style of the Spanish mission churches of the Southwest. Bishop Jenky will celebrate a centennial Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8. By: By Tom Dermody, The Catholic Post DANVILLE — A century of worship in one of the Diocese […]

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