“Jesus Revolution” (Lionsgate)

Jonathan Roumie and Kelsey Grammer star in a scene from the movie “Jesus Revolution.” The OSV News classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (OSV News photo/Dan Anderson, Lionsgate)

By OSV News Warmhearted fact-based drama recounting how large numbers of the Woodstock generation were won over to Evangelical Christianity through the unlikely collaboration between a believing hippy (Jonathan Roumie) and a previously starchy California minister (Kelsey Grammer). As their expanding mission leads to mass baptisms, their eventual converts include a once-troubled teen (Joel Courtney) […]

Continue reading

Sister Margaret Murphy, OSB, longtime educator, dies; funeral planned March 10

Sister Margaret T. Murphy, OSB

ROCK ISLAND — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Sister Margaret T. Murphy, OSB, on Friday, March 10, in the chapel of St. Mary Monastery, 2200 88th Ave. West. It will begin at 10:30 a.m. and be livestreamed through the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery Facebook page. Burial will follow in […]

Continue reading

How are we being transformed this Lent?

Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB

Living the Word l Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB Second Sunday of Lent l March 5 Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 33:4-5,18-19,20,22; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9 On our property at St. Mary Monastery, in an open space that can be easily viewed from our health care area windows, we have planted a witchhazel bush. The witchhazel has an […]

Continue reading

“Creed III” (United Artists)

Jonathan Majors stars in a scene from the movie “Creed III.” The OSV News classification is A-III -- adults. (OSV News photo/Eli Ade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.)

By OSV News Actor Michael B. Jordan makes his directorial debut with this second sequel to the 2015 reboot of the storied “Rocky” franchise in which he also reprises his role as the champion pugilist of the title. Now retired from the ring, he’s enjoying a prosperous life with his hearing-impaired singer-turned-producer wife (Tessa Thompson) […]

Continue reading

Knights bringing Pilgrim Icon of St. Joseph to Heart of Peoria parishes

The Pilgrim Icon of St. Joseph is the latest in the Pilgrim Icon Program of the Knights of Columbus. (Provided photo)

Two local Knights of Columbus councils are making available a Pilgrim Icon of St. Joseph for veneration in the parishes of the Heart of Peoria Catholic Community this month, starting at St. Joseph Church, 103 Richard Pryor Place, in Peoria. The display and veneration of the icon will start with the 4 p.m. Mass on […]

Continue reading

Bishops offer statement on ‘A Catholic Vision for Restorative Justice in Illinois’

Noting that “no human person is beyond redemption,” the Catholic Conference of Illinois (CCI) in February outlined a series of policy priorities to make the criminal justice system in our state more rehabilitative and healing, while also increasing public safety. “With the foundations and recommendations that follow, we contend that our Catholic faith provides a […]

Continue reading

“Cocaine Bear” (Universal)

Keri Russell stars in a scene from the movie "Cocaine Bear." The OSV News classification is O -- morally offensive. (OSV News photo/Pat Redmond, Universal)

By OSV News After a crazed drug dealer (Matthew Rhys) throws his cargo of the titular narcotic out of an airplane while flying over a national forest, a portion of it is eaten by a black bear who then threatens the lives of a nurse (Keri Russell), her daughter (Brooklynn Prince), the schoolmate with whom […]

Continue reading
SPALDING PASTORAL CENTER | 419 NE MADISON AVENUE | PEORIA, IL 61603 | PHONE (309) 671-1550 | FAX (309) 671-1595
© Copyright 2023 - The Catholic Post || 2 || All Rights Reserved || Design by