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Florida official praises ruling allowing vote on faith-based programs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) — The executive director of the Florida Catholic Conference praised an Aug. 4 circuit court ruling that clears the way for voters to decide whether the state constitution should be amended to allow public funding of faith-based and school-choice programs. D. Michael McCarron called the decision “a pivotal step toward safeguarding health, […]

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POST POLL: Recommend a book for a spiritual lift

Welcome to the “Post Poll,” an interactive feature of the new Web site of The Catholic Post. Every two weeks we will pose a new question for readers of both our online and print editions to consider. Our current topic is: Summer is a popular time to read books. We invite you to recommend a […]

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‘Nacho’ ordinary mission trip for Roanoke group

ROANOKE — It’s “nacho” orinary mission trip that a group of 10 teenagers and adults from St. Joseph’s Parish here are on this week. The group, headed by Cathy Bilow, left Satruday for a Catholic HEART Workcamp mission trip to Piedras Negras, Mexico, which boasts of being the birthplace of the nacho. But tourism and […]

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Catholic school year to open with Mass, luncheon Aug. 14

School pastors, parochial vicars and principals will gather at St. Mary’s Church in Kickapoo on Thursday, Aug. 14, to open the new school year with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. It will begin at11 a.m. At the luncheon and meeting that follow at Kickapoo Creek Winery, the Diocese of Peoria will […]

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First school lesson is for adults

It is said that confession is good for the soul. In this case, maybe it will be good for all the children who will be walking and riding bikes to school in the days to come, too. Last week I had the opportunity to spend time with Benjamin Jablonski, 3, and his family as I […]

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Quad Cities area hit hard by storm winds

ROCK ISLAND — Severe weather, including high winds clocked at above 90 mph, swept through central Illinois on Monday, July 21, causing extended power outages and damage to property and trees but leaving parish churches, schools and other Catholic facilities free of serious damage. Storm damage was widespread in the Quad Cities and the surroundingareas. […]

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Food for thought

By: Sister Michelle Rheinlander, OSB Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Aug. 3 Isaiah 55:1-3; Psalm 145:8-9,15-16,17-18; Romans 8:35,37-39; Matthew 14:13-21 Our readings today tell us of a very personal God as he presents himself through the prophet Isaiah in pre-Christian days and in Jesus, who became one of us. Each account presupposes that to reach […]

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Cathedral to host monthly devotions for Sheen cause

The Diocese of Peoria is about to introduce monthly devotions at St. Mary’s Cathedral seeking the Blessed Virgin Mary’s intercessionin the canonization cause of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. Archbishop Sheen is a native of El Paso who was ordained a diocesan priest and later gained worldwide fame as a radio and television host, prolific author, […]

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Nearly 400 at weekend Catholic charismatic conference

Patti Gallagher Mansfield lived out a childhood dream during Friday night’s opening of the Diocese of Peoria’s 22nd Annual Charismatic Renewal Conference. For a half-hour, the pioneer in the charismatic renewal in the CatholicChurch became a cheerleader. “Give me an ‘H’!” she urged a crowd of almost 400 at the Holiday Inn City Centre in […]

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