OSF HealthCare ‘Street Medicine Shuttle’ blessed for service to area’s homeless

Father Don Roszkowski, assistant chaplain at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, is pictured at the Oct. 21 blessing ceremony for the new OSF Street Medicine Shuttle, seen in the background. The vehicle will help address the needs of the area's growing homeless population. The ceremony took place at the Faith Community Nursing base at 719 N. William Kumpf Blvd. in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

To enhance the care given to a growing number of “unsheltered patients who struggle with homelessness” in the Peoria area, OSF HealthCare on Oct. 21 blessed a shuttle van for use by its newly developed Street Medicine Program. The van will provide space for the OSF Faith Community Nurse team to have confidential encounters and […]

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‘But she has contributed her livelihood…’

Carla Oliver

Living the Word / By Carla Oliver Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time/Nov. 7 1 Kings 17:10-16; Psalm 146:7,8-9,9-10; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44 Oftentimes, I am called back to some of the best advice I’ve received from a priest: “When it comes to reading the Scriptures, read for transformation, not for information.” Implementing this thought into my […]

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Post’s memorial video honors deceased loved ones, offers faith, hope in Christ

Nearly 50 reader-submitted photos are featured in our 2021 All Souls' Day Memorial Video.

Nearly 50 reader-submitted photos of recently deceased loved ones are featured in a 2021 All Souls’ Day memorial video produced by The Catholic Post. The video was released on Nov. 1 on YouTube and via The Catholic Post’s Facebook page. It had already received nearly 1,000 views by the next day’s Commemoration of All the […]

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