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Final call for photos of deceased loved ones for Post’s 2 All Souls memorial video

A screen capture from The Catholic Post's 2018 All Souls Day memorial video. We once again invite readers to submit photos of recently deceased loved ones for inclusion in our 2021 tribute.

The Catholic Post invites photos of loved ones who died in the past year for inclusion in a memorial video to be released on Nov. 2, All Souls Day. The photos should be of persons from within the Diocese of Peoria who have died since Sept. 1, 2020. They may be emailed to tdermody@cdop.org  or […]

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Several communities to host public square rosaries on Saturday, Oct. 16

(The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Public Square Rosary rallies are planned for next Saturday, Oct. 16, around the Diocese of Peoria. They will be among 20,000 rosary rallies held across the United States on that day, chosen because of its nearness to the anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun, which occurred in Fatima on Oct. 13, 1917. Gatherings made […]

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‘Holy Eucharist’ is theme for parish mission in Moline offered Oct. 17-19

Father Britto M. Berchmans

MOLINE — “Holy Eucharist: The Gift and The Call” is the theme for a parish mission that will be given Oct. 17-19 at Sacred Heart Church, 1608 13th St. The speaker will be Father Britto M. Berchmans. Sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. each day. The sacrament of reconciliation will be available following the […]

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Living the Word: The treasure of eternal life is learned through self-giving

Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB

By Sister Rachel Bergschneider, OSB Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time/Oct. 10 Wisdom 7:7-11; Psalm 90:12-13,14-15,16-17; Hebrews 4:12-13; Mark 10:17-30 There was once a revolutionary, who when he was young, prayed to God “Lord, give me the energy to change the world.” As he approached middle-age and realized that half his life was gone without changing a […]

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“The Addams Family 2” (MGM)

This is a movie poster for "The Addams Family 2." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/MGM)

By Catholic News Service In this animated sequel to the 2019 film, directed again by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, the beloved characters from the imagination of Charles Addams are as creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky as ever, and the humor remains dark and macabre, but overall good-natured. Gomez (voice of Oscar Isaac) and Morticia […]

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“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” (Columbia)

This is a scene from the movie "Venom: Let There Be Carnage." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Sony Pictures)

By Catholic News Service The sequel to 2018’s “Venom,” directed by Andy Serkis, is two films in one: a raucous buddy comedy about an investigative journalist (Tom Hardy) and the eponymous alien lizard learning to coexist, and a loud and violent action thriller with multiple villains, all worthy of the Marvel comic source material. An […]

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“The Many Saints of Newark” (Warner Bros.)

This is a scene from the movie "The Many Saints of Newark." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Warner Bros. Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Not so much a prequel to “The Sopranos” than a richly textured origin story of Tony Soprano, this is a matter of details to fans of the long-running drama, and confusing to anyone else. Screenwriters David Chase and Lawrence Konnor and director Alan Taylor show us that Tony’s belief, expressed in […]

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“Dear Evan Hansen” (Universal)

Ben Platt and Kaitlyn Dever star in a scene from the movie "Dear Evan Hansen." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Universal Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Ben Platt reprises his Broadway role as the angst-ridden teen of the title in director Stephen Chbosky’s screen version of the award-winning 2016 musical drama. After the troubled brother (Colton Ryan) of the fellow student for whom the lad yearns (Kaitlyn Dever) takes his own life, a misunderstanding leads the parents […]

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“Cry Macho” (Warner Bros.)

Clint Eastwood stars in a scene from the movie "Cry Macho." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Warner Bros. Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Clint Eastwood directed and stars in this gentle, though naive, road movie, set in 1980. He plays a burned-out rodeo star who, at the behest of his ex-boss (Dwight Yoakam), a Texas rancher, travels to Mexico to find the cattleman’s preteen son (Eduardo Minett) and bring him to the States to […]

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