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“Stuber” (Fox)

Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani star in a scene from the movie "Stuber." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Fox)

By Catholic News Service Unable to drive after outpatient eye surgery, an aggressively macho police detective (Dave Bautista) is forced to call an Uber when he suddenly gets a lead on the whereabouts of the drug dealer (Iko Uwais) he’s been obsessively pursuing ever since the pusher killed his partner. The timid driver who responds […]

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Archbishop Sheen’s teaching will be a focus at school-year opening Institute

This year's Diocesan Catechetical Institute will be hosted by St. Vincent de Paul Church in Peoria and feature an afternoon-only format.

Teachers, religious educators and parishioners who are preparing for a new year of forming children in the faith will have an opportunity to come together and share ideas at the Diocesan Catechetical Institute on Tuesday, Aug. 13. It will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church and School in Peoria. It will begin at […]

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Speakers named for July 26-27 Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference

Speaking at the 33rd annual Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference in Peoria on July 27 will be Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and Victoria Harris, an author, speaker and worship leader from Dallas, Texas.

Registration is open for the 33rd annual Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference, which is planned for July 26-27 at the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria. The theme is “Trust and Seek Refuge in the Lord.” The schedule for Friday, July 26, includes a rosary at 6 p.m. and Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, […]

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Jackie Kernan named president of OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth

In addition to her new duties in Monmouth, Jackie Kernan will continue to serve as president of OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee.

OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth has named Jackie Kernan as its next president. She will continue to serve as president of OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee. She will succeed Patty Luker, who is retiring, on July 15. “We are committed to the communities we serve,” Kernan said. “I’m excited […]

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Sophia’s Kitchen ‘Golden Sandwich Award’ presented to volunteer Joyce Rohn

Joyce Rohn of Dunlap is the recipient of the 2019 Golden Sandwich Award presented by Sophia's Kitchen at its Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on June 22.

With dozens of volunteers making certain that Sophia’s Kitchen in Peoria runs smoothly, safely and lovingly for hundreds of clients who come seeking a meal, something cold to drink, and a kind word, recognizing just one can be difficult. Claire Crone said that in the end, they chose Joyce Rohn of Dunlap to receive the […]

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Funeral homily: Father Dale Maloy — a great, dedicated, kind and holy priest

Father Dale Maloy

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Catholic Post publishes excerpts, when available, from the homilies given at funeral Masses for priests of the Diocese of Peoria. Following is the homily from the June 22 funeral Mass at Holy Cross Church in Mendota for Father Dale Maloy. The homilist was Father Gary Blake, pastor of Holy Family Parish in […]

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Miraculous healing of Washington boy ‘given to the church, for the church’

James Fulton Engstrom is held by his parents, Travis and Bonnie Engstrom, as the tribunal to investigate his miraculous healing through the intercession of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen began on Sept. 7, 2011. With them are Dr. Andrea Ambrosi, postulator of Archbishop Sheen's cause for sainthood, and Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. (The Catholic Post file photo/Jennifer Willems)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on July 16, 2019. WASHINGTON — At long last, Bonnie Engstrom doesn’t have to use the word “alleged” when talking about the miraculous healing of her son, James Fulton, through the intercession of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. On Friday, July 5, Pope Francis accepted the findings of his […]

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Pope Francis approves miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Sheen

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is pictured in an undated file photo. (CNS)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated July 16, 2019. Just eight days after the transfer of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s mortal remains from New York City to Peoria, Pope Francis on July 5 approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of the famed evangelist and media pioneer. The miracle concerns the healing of James […]

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A photo editorial

The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, are seen June 24 after they drowned in the Rio Grande in Matamoro, Mexico, while trying to reach the United States. (CNS/Reuters)

Nine days before the United States celebrated Independence Day, a photo from our southern border stirred emotions and debate about the kind of nation we are 243 years after our founding. “This image cries to heaven for justice,” wrote two leaders of the Catholic bishops in the U.S. after the above photo appeared on news […]

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