LaSalle native in promotions for Retirement Fund for Religious

Photo Caption: Sister Josephine Rosenkranz, OSF, stands by a stained glass window depicting the Sacred Heart of Jesus at the motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Frankfort. By: By Jennifer Willems FRANKFORT — She can’t quite put her finger on it, but Sister Josephine Rosenkranz, OSF, was always attracted to the […]

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Still a teacher, Msgr. Hallin now sharing Scripture reflections

Photo Caption: Msgr. Albert Hallin stands in front of the small altar in his apartment at Inman Place in Champaign. By: By Jennifer Willems CHAMPAIGN — In the living room of his cozy Inman Place apartment here, Msgr. Albert Hallin has a small altar where he celebrates Mass. Resting on it is the chalice his […]

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SHARE Foods warehouse now relief storage, distribution site

Photo Caption: Sister Ana Pia Cordua, SCTJM, director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria, joins volunteers in examining an early shipment to the warehouse at 1825 N.E. Adams St. in Peoria. A large warehouse owned by the Diocese of Peoria and vacant for nearly three years is now bustling with relief activity for […]

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Diocese’s schools mobilize to assist tornado-stricken regions

Photo Caption: Volunteers from Peoria Notre Dame High School unload bottled water at a relief storage and distribution site now being coordinated by Catholic Charities in Peoria. When disaster struck Central Illinois, among those who quickly mobilized to offer relief and prayers were the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Peoria. Nearly all of the […]

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Pastor in Washington: “We’ll triumph through our sorrows”

WASHINGTON — Father Stephen Willard told parishioners who packed St. Patrick Church a week after a powerful tornado devastated this community and surrounding regions that “we’ll triumph through our sorrows” and “prove to the world that we are strong in Christ Jesus.” “The Lord will always raise us up,” said Father Willard. (Excerpts from his […]

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Overwhelming relief: Diocese collects for victims of tornadoes

Photo Caption: The Diocese of Peoria has opened the vacant former SHARE Food warehouse in Peoria as a long-term storage and distribution site for the overflow of items donated to the region’s tornado victims. By: By Tom Dermody A nightmarish tornado outbreak across Central Illinois in mid-November is being followed by a perfect storm of […]

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Christmas hope is evident even amid the tornado rubble

As Advent leads to Christmas, Nativity scenes will be lovingly assembled in our churches, homes, and neighborhoods. Some will be fine artistic pieces, others the simple creation of a child. But in this year, in this diocese, the Nativity scene with the greatest emotional and spiritual impact may be battered plastic figures salvaged from the […]

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Funeral Tuesday for Franciscan Sister Mary Judith Morris

WEST PEORIA — Sister Mary Judith (Jean Marie) Morris, OSF, died on Nov. 26, 2013, at Mother of Peace Home here. She was 78. There will be visitation on Monday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a memorial Mass at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, where she had served as a bookkeeper […]

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Rapids City parish hosting Matthew Arnold Dec. 7-8

Photo Caption: “Hope During Troubling Times” will be the theme when apologist, author, and radio host Matthew Arnold visits St. John the Baptist Church. RAPIDS CITY — Matthew Arnold will share “Hope During Troubling Times” when he visits St. John the Baptist Church, 1416 Third Ave., for presentations on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. […]

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