Archives

Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island offers Remembrance Candles

ROCK ISLAND — As part of the All Souls’ Day observance at Calvary Cemetery, candles will be placed at the gravesites of the deceased. The candles will be blessed at a ceremony at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at the mausoleum, 2901 12th St. Friends and family members are invited to attend the ceremony, […]

Continue reading

TEC weekend for young men set in Peterstown Nov. 1-3

PETERSTOWN — A TEC weekend for young men, ages 16 to 23, will be held Nov. 1-3 at the Peterstown TEC Center. TEC is a youth retreat sponsored by the Diocese of Peoria that includes talks, an opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation, Mass, fun and fellowship. Teens of all faith traditions are welcome.For more […]

Continue reading

Photo deadline extended for POST’s All Souls Day video

Time is running out to submit a photo of a recently deceased loved one for inclusion in an All Souls Day video tribute being produced by The Catholic Post. The tribute is designed to honor and inspire prayer for Catholics around the Diocese of Peoria who have died since Oct. 1, 2013. Photos must be […]

Continue reading

Catholic radio is coming to Champaign-Urbana next summer

Photo Caption: Plans call for the station to affiliate with EWTN and operate at 95.7 FM under the name “Holy Family Radio.” CHAMPAIGN — The first Catholic radio station to serve the Champaign/Urbana area may be on the air by July 2015. The Catholic Post has learned that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued […]

Continue reading

Family synod midterm report stirs controversy among bishops

Photo Caption: Pope Francis and prelates listen as Cardinal Peter Erdo of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary, relator for the synod, addresses the morning session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family. By: By Francis X. Rocca, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The official midterm report from the Synod of Bishops, which uses strikingly […]

Continue reading

What will we do with our invitation to the ‘wedding feast’

By: By Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time/Oct. 12 Isaiah 25:6-10a; Psalm 23:1-3a,3b-4,5,6; Philippians 4:12-14,19-20; Matthew 22:1-14 I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite events to attend is a wedding. There is something about the air of celebration that is contagious at a wedding. I guess I am in […]

Continue reading

Fatima movie Oct. 19 prepares for statue’s visit in November

By: By Tom Dermody The United Nations International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima is coming to the Diocese of Peoria in late November, but those wishing to deepen their devotion to and understanding of the Blessed Mother’s appearances and messages can get a jump start on Oct. 19. A regional premiere showing […]

Continue reading

Catholic health care at a pivotal moment: Bishop Jenky

By: By Jennifer Willems CAPTION: Msgr. Mark Merdian and Erica Laethem, keynote speakers at the Diocesan Health Care Conference on Oct. 7, speak with Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, during a break. The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems —– Many are trying to push the Catholic Church out of health care and Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, […]

Continue reading

High School of Saint Thomas More celebrates national honor

Photo Caption: Sammy the Saber and Cindy Zhang exchange a high-five before an Oct. 3 homecoming pep rally at The High School of Saint Thomas More in Champaign, a newly named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. By: By Jennifer Willems CHAMPAIGN — Academic excellence was a promise made to parents and the community when The […]

Continue reading

Respect Life Dinner speaker: Local efforts have global reach

Photo Caption: Brian Clowes, director of education and research for Human Life International, told those at the Respect Life Dinner “you are part of something much, much bigger than you might expect.” By: By Tom Dermody On a day when Life Chains linked pro-lifers standing side-by-side in communities around the Diocese of Peoria, the keynote […]

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