‘Abide in Me’ diocese-wide retreat helps youth draw near to Jesus and Mary

Mia Birk of St. Philomena Parish in Peoria places a crown of flowers on a statue of Mary during the diocese-wide "Abide in Me" youth retreat at St. Mary of Lourdes Parish in Germantown Hills on Nov. 4. (The Catholic Post/Paul Thomas Moore)

By Paul Thomas Moore GERMANTOWN HILLS — Mia Birk had the honor of crowning Mary at the “Abide in Me” diocese-wide youth retreat at St. Mary of Lourdes Parish on Nov. 4. Once down from the stepladder, it was time to join the other students for a group game and break time before Mass. “I […]

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‘The Parish: A Community Formed for Mission’ is topic Sunday at St. Ann, Peoria

Father Matthew O'Donnell

“The Parish: A Community Formed for Mission” is the theme of a presentation to follow the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Ann Parish in Peoria this Sunday, Nov. 12. Leading the brief reflection and subsequent discussion will be Father Matthew O’Donnell, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. The public is invited, and lunch is […]

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Sr. Mary Shryock, CSJ, Peoria native, dies at 95; funeral is in St. Louis on Nov. 16

Sister Mary Shryock, CSJ

ST. LOUIS, Missouri — A Mass of the Resurrection will be offered at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Nazareth Living Center, 2 Nazareth Lane in St. Louis, for Sister Mary Shryock, CSJ, a Peoria native and former teacher who was involved in music ministry and education in Peoria for nearly 25 years. Sister […]

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Sr. Subha Clare, OSF, professes perpetual vows as a Heading Avenue Franciscan

Sister Subha Clare, OSF, is pictured with Bishop Louis Tylka after professing perpetual vows as a Sister of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception on Oct. 15 at the West Peoria motherhouse.

Sister Subha Clare Ramesh, OSF, professed her perpetual vows as a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception (Heading Avenue Franciscans) on Oct. 15 at Immaculate Conception Convent in West Peoria. The vow ceremony took place during a Mass celebrated by Bishop Louis Tylka. In the name of the congregation, Sister […]

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