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Franciscans invite women to overnight retreat Jan. 30

THE COMPASSION of Jesus will be the focus of an overnight retreat for women ages 18 to 40 to be offered in West Peoria later this month by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception, also known as the Heading Avenue Franciscans.The retreat begins with a 6 p.m. dinner on Friday, Jan. 30, […]

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POST POLL: Are you a fan of Facebook? (2 responses)

Do you have an opinion, pro or con, of Facebook or other online social networking sites? Then take part in the first “Post Poll” of 2009! Responses will be posted here as we receive them, and may appear in a future issue of The Catholic Post’s print edition. Here are some thoughts respondents may want […]

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Looking for a few good kids . . .

GALESBURG — Mr. Marcos Sanchez is just looking for a few good kids — about 30, actually. That’s how many young people he hopes will attend next month’s first “Boot Camp” in Galesburg of the newly forming Spoon River Valley Company of the Young Marines, a national youth organization dedicated to teaching the best values […]

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Women’s dignity, prayer focuses of event Feb. 28

The Bishop’s Commission on Women in the Church and in Society invites women across central Illinois to begin their Lenten journey at a day of recollection on Saturday, Feb. 28. The day will begin at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria with the sacrament of reconciliation, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and the […]

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Two parish halls completed

As the Catholic Church concludes its Christmas season this weekend, the members of St. Ann’s Parish in Peoria and St. Edward’s Parish in Chillicothe will still have much to celebrate as Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, dedicates their new parish halls. St. Ann’s Parish Center, located behind the church and rectory at 1010 S. Louisa […]

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Transforming power of baptism

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Jan. 11 Isaiah 42:1-4,6-7 or Isaiah 55:1-11; Psalm 29:1-2,3-4,9-10 or Isaiah 12:2-3,4bcd,5-6; Acts 10:34-38 or 1 John 5:1-9; Mark 1:7-11 With today’s Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, we conclude the Christmas cycle. This feast bridges Jesus’ early life and the beginning of his public ministry. […]

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Make a rosary resolution

A resolution that every Catholic of our diocese should have considered, and can still consider, making and keeping for 2009 is to incorporate the rosary into our regular prayer life. As Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, pointed out in his Festival Letter published last week, we likely all have rosaries given to us as gifts […]

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Rallies marking abortion anniversary set for days after inauguration

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Thousands of pro-life marchers are expected to rally in Washington Jan. 22 to commemorate the 36th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, just days after President-elect Barack Obama is inaugurated. Abortion opponents also will hold multiple events in the nation’s capital and throughout the U.S. the […]

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San Francisco church, chancery vandalized with graffiti

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — Most Holy Redeemer Church in San Francisco and the administrative offices of the Archdiocese of San Francisco were vandalized in early January with graffiti critical of the church’s support of Proposition 8, the California voter initiative that overturned last May’s state Supreme Court ruling declaring that all couples have the right […]

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Missionaries of Charity say they’ll stay in Gaza with women, children

JERUSALEM (CNS) — Despite the bombings and Israeli ground-force incursion into the Gaza Strip, the six Missionaries of Charity working in Gaza City say life has some normalcy and they plan to remain. But for other Gazans, life has changed dramatically since Israeli airstrikes began Dec. 27 in an effort to stop Palestinian militants from […]

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