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Consecrated Life Series: The East Peoria Franciscans

Photo Caption: The Motherhouse of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis is located at 1175 St. Francis Lane in East Peoria. By: By Sister Rose Therese Mann, OSF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a monthly series featuring religious communities and other forms of consecrated life around the Diocese of Peoria. […]

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‘Big-time speakers’ lead to expansion of Youth Rally ’14

By: By Tom Dermody, The Catholic Post With guest speakers like Chris Stefanick and Megan Mastroianni (pictured above) coming next month, organizers of the Diocese of Peoria’s Youth Rally ’14 are excitedly expanding their invitation to the event. This year’s Youth Rally — scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria […]

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Creating liturgical furnishings a vocation for Ottawa woodworker

Photo Caption: Tom Weiss, who made the altars consecrated this month at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Leonore, works on the presider’s chair that now graces the chapel at Central Catholic High School in Bloomington. By: By Jennifer Willems OTTAWA — Tom Weiss admits that when he went to St. Columba Church for Mass […]

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CNS reviews of recent films on the basis of moral suitability

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 and Broadcasting. For full reviews of these films, as well as earlier releases, visit the CNS movie site here. This list will be updated regularly. —– “Addicted” […]

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Solid foundation for expansion of Costa Catholic Academy

By: By Tom Dermody CAPTION: School, parish, and community leaders turn the first spades of earth on a $2.1 million addition for Costa Catholic Academy in Galesburg. (More photos from the groundbreaking may be viewed on The Catholic Post’s Facebook page.) —– GALESBURG — A $2.1 million expansion project at Costa Catholic Academy here officially […]

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‘Table of joy’ consecrated at Sts. Peter and Paul, Leonore

Photo Caption: Bishop Jenky pours sacred Chrism on the altar of sacrifice during the consecration ritual at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Leonore on Oct. 11. By: By Jennifer Willems, The Catholic Post LEONORE — As members of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish here and Annunciation BVM Parish in Eagle Township continue to draw […]

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Guidance for Catholic voters as 2014 general election approaches

EDITOR’S NOTE: As we approach the Nov. 4 midterml election, our Illinois bishops offer a few words of guidance for voters before they cast their ballots. The following was provided by the Catholic Conference of Illinois, the public policy voice of the Illinois bishops. —– This November we will have the opportunity to cast our […]

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Republican or Democrat, ‘our God must win’: Bishop Jenky

Photo Caption: Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, told those attending the Red Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria on Oct. 19 that while we should love our country, “we should love Jesus even more.” Whether we claim to be Republican or Democrat, “our ultimate loyalty and obedience must be to God, above all, and […]

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Diocesan Council of Catholic Women hold, discuss, elections

By: By Jennifer Willems, The Catholic Post As often happens when people gather in Illinois these days, the women who attended the convention of the Diocese of Peoria Council of Catholic Women wanted to know how to vote in the upcoming election and keynote speaker Robert Gilligan of the Catholic Conference of Illinois told them. […]

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Command to love God, neighbor could not be more challenging

By: Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time/Oct. 26 Exodus 22:20-26; Psalm 18:2-3,3-4,47,51; 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it: You shall […]

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