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Area fish frys are listed: Is yours missing? Tell us

Photo Caption: Fish frys are a popular event at Catholic parishes, institutions, and organizations especially during the season of Lent. Here is a round-up of many planned in the Diocese of Peoria. EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is a list of fish frys in the Diocese of Peoria made known to The Catholic Post as the season […]

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Rite of Election ceremonies at cathedral on March 9, 16

Family reunion is one of the phrases Dr. Vincent McClean uses to describe the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, which will be celebrated on March 9 and 16 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. Each ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. “People see it’s a bigger church. When that cathedral is filled […]

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‘Mary of Nazareth’ to be shown in Kewanee on March 9

Photo Caption: A scene from the film “Mary of Nazareth,” which will be brought to the Wanee Theater in Kewanee by the Altar and Rosary Society of St. John Parish in Galva. KEWANEE — “Mary of Nazareth,” a feature film about the Blessed Mother, will return to central Illinois on Sunday, March 9, for a […]

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Joy Allen to retire after 23 years as Central Catholic principal

Photo Caption: Joy Allen, principal of Central Catholic High School in Bloomington since 1991, will be succeeded this summer by Sean Foster, associate principal. By: By Tom Dermody BLOOMINGTON — Saying her heart is filled with pride in as well as gratitude and love for the Bloomington Central Catholic High School community, Joy Allen has […]

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Vatican experts OK reported miracle attributed to Abp. Sheen

Photo Caption: The March 6 announcement is a “significant step” in the cause for beatification and canonization of Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a native of El Paso and a priest of the Diocese of Peoria. By: By Catholic News Service and Catholic Post staff A seven-member team of medical experts convoked by the Vatican reported […]

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Saint Thomas More girls capture Class 2A state basketball title

The High School of Saint Thomas More in Champaign won the Illinois High School Association Class 2A girls basketball state championship in convincing fashion with a 70-34 title game triumph over Prophetstown Saturday night at Redbird Arena in Normal. The Sabers, finishing their historic season with a record of 33-2, had advanced to the championship […]

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Recent movies reviewed on the basis of moral suitability

PHOTO: Diogo Morgado stars in a scene from the movie “Son of God.” The Catholic News Service classification is A-III — adults. See review below. CNS/Fox. —– 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 […]

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