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Archbishop Fulton Sheen Museum expands; has hosted 12,000 visitors in last 3 years

Looking over the new “Man of the Church” display in the expanded Archbishop Fulton Sheen Museum in Peoria are three members of a group of seminarians from Kenrick-Glennon in St. Louis who visited on Labor Day. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

When you host 12,000 guests, it’s good to have a little extra room. The Archbishop Fulton Sheen Museum at the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria has expanded, now occupying space formerly reserved for rotating displays of diocesan history. The expansion has allowed for the placement of more and larger items relating to the diocese’s famous […]

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Hundreds expected Oct. 8 for eucharistic procession that ‘bridges’ the Quad Cities

Hundreds of Catholics from both Illinois and Iowa are expected to take part in the Emmaus Procession with the Blessed Sacrament that will cross the Centennial Bridge (pictured) between Davenport and Rock Island during a 5-mile walk on Oct. 8. (Photo from Wikimedia.org/By Farragutful - Own work)

Only two disciples had the blessing of walking with Jesus on the road to Emmaus, but everyone is welcome to accompany the Lord, present in the Eucharist, as part of an Emmaus Procession through the Quad Cities on Saturday, Oct. 8. It will begin with Mass at 8 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. […]

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Lindsey Weishar: Preparing for the Enkindle Retreat and tending to our humanity

The weekend retreat of artistic renewal is open to all women above 18 in the Diocese of Peoria.

My Vocation is Love / Lindsey Weishar God-willing, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 will be a weekend of artistic renewal for the women attending the Enkindle Retreat at St. Matthew Parish in Champaign. You may remember my writing about this retreat in my May column when I thought it would be happening in June. You know what […]

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Paul Moore: The rosary — a School of Mary and a shelter in times of trouble

Columnist Paul Moore explains how he found "an oasis of hope" in the rosary." (CNS/Chas Muth)

In My Father’s House / Paul Thomas Moore As a young man living in the desert of divorce and unemployment, I found an oasis of hope in the rosary. Here’s how it happened. One day, as I lingered in church after weekday morning Mass, not wanting to leave the peace, voices started to rise and […]

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Jesus rejoices in finding the lost – do we?

Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB

Living the Word / Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time / Sept. 11 Exodus 32:7-11,13-14; Psalm 51:3-4,12-13,17,19; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32 Not unlike other passages in Luke’s Gospel, today’s Gospel begins with a short discussion between the Pharisees/scribes and Jesus. The Pharisees are a bit disturbed that Jesus would eat with them, […]

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New film on Mother Teresa coming to several theaters within diocese Oct. 3-4

“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” will be shown in at least five theaters in the Diocese of Peoria, including in Bloomington, Champaign, Moline, Normal, and Savoy.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With St. Teresa of Kolkata’s death 25 years ago, there is an entire generation of young men and women who did not see much about her life and legacy, serving “the poorest of the poor.” That meant it was time to put her back in the spotlight, said a panel of […]

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‘Gift’ of St. Teresa of Kolkata remembered by diocese, world 25 years after her death

Sister M. Zita, MC, gives a reading at the Sept. 5 Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria marking the 25th anniversary of the death of St. Teresa of Kolkata, foundress of the Missionaries of Charity. Looking on are Father Donald Roszkowski and Msgr. Philip Halfacre, vicar general, who concelebrated the Mass. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

The Diocese of Peoria joined Catholics worldwide Sept. 5 in prayerfully remembering St. Teresa of Kolkata — known popularly as Mother Teresa — on the 25th anniversary of her death. “Mother Teresa is a gift that God gave to the Church,” said Msgr. Philip Halfacre, vicar general of the Diocese of Peoria, at a Mass […]

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John Paul I, ‘the smiling pope,’ is beatified; communicated God’s goodness

Pope Francis leads the beatification of Pope John Paul I in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 4. (CNS/Paul Haring)

By Carol Glatz / Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Beatifying Blessed John Paul I, Pope Francis praised the late pope for showing the world God’s goodness and for living the Gospel without compromise. “Our new blessed lived that way: in the joy of the Gospel, without compromises, loving to the very end,” the […]

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