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Jesus reigns as King of the Universe who witnesses to the truth

By: By Tim Irwin Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe/Nov. 22Daniel 7:13-14; Psalm 93:1,1-2,4; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33b-37 This Sunday marks the end of the church year with readings that proclaim the end of the church’s mission. The climax of the church’s mission can be found in the answer to Pilate’s […]

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Bloomington Central Catholic wins state 2A volleyball title

BLOOMINGTON — Central Catholic High School is celebrating its first volleyball state championship. The Saints powered past Orion on Saturday afternoon at Redbird Arena in Normal to win the Illinois High School Association Class 2A title. The Saints, coached by JR Banister, won the title match 25-20, 25-21. The team was honored with a rally […]

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Catholic medical personnel of Quad Cities to gather Saturday

Photo Caption: Tom Chapman, executive director of the Iowa Catholic Conference, will be the featured speaker on “The Catholic Voice in Public Policy.” DAVENPORT, Iowa — “The Catholic Voice in Public Policy” will be the theme of a presentation to medical personnel from throughout the Quad Cities region this Saturday, Nov. 21. Tom Chapman, executive […]

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Family and faith have seen Dorothy Gilles through 102 years

Photo Caption: Dorothy Gilles smiles as her daughter, Mary German holds a photo that was taken on her wedding day in 1938. Dorothy and Edwin Gilles were married for nearly 60 years. By: By Jennifer Willems PEORIA HEIGHTS — Dorothy Gilles may not say much anymore, but her life speaks volumes about the importance of […]

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CNS reviews of recent films on the basis of moral suitability

Photo Caption: Billy Bob Thornton and Sandra Bullock star in a scene from the movie “Our Brand Is Crisis.” 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 […]

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Faustina drama is coming to Galesburg, LaSalle and Carthage

Photo Caption: Actress Maria Vargo is shown in a scene from “Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy,” coming to the Diocese of Peoria Nov. 17, 19 and 21. Parishes in Galesburg, LaSalle and Hancock County are helping people prepare for the upcoming Holy Year of Mercy by hosting “Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy.” The one-woman drama […]

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Author, evangelist Kelly draws crowd in Bloomington-Normal

By: By Tom Dermody NORMAL — “We have to decide how interested we are in keeping the next generation of Catholics Catholic,” says evangelist Matthew Kelly, indicating urgency in an Australian accent. The best-selling author and motivational speaker succeeded in keeping nearly 1,100 Catholics edge-of-their-pew interested at Epiphany Church in Normal on Oct. 24. In […]

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Author, evangelist Kelly draws crowd in Bloomington-Normal

NORMAL — “We have to decide how interested we are in keeping the next generation of Catholics Catholic,” says evangelist Matthew Kelly, indicating urgency in an Australian accent. The best-selling author and motivational speaker succeeded in keeping nearly 1,100 Catholics edge-of-their-pew interested at Epiphany Church in Normal on Oct. 24. In three evening presentations spiced […]

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4 ACE Teaching Fellows from Notre Dame embraced by schools

Luke Janicki and Maddie Basil, left, serve at St. Mark School in Peoria, while Jimmy Kelly and Patty Yorimoto are teaching at Peoria Notre Dame.

They have come to Peoria from different parts of the United States, with different gifts and different educational backgrounds, but four young teaching fellows from the University of Notre Dame have a common goal. Over the next two years they hope to follow Christ’s teaching example and be of service where the church needs them […]

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