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Latino men explore spiritual, physical, emotional health issues at retreat

Participants in the Latino Men’s Retreat pose for a group photo Aug. 27 at Sacré-Coeur Retreat Center in Magnolia. Seen standing in the center is Cecilia Soñé, director of Respect Life Ministry and interim director of evangelization and formation for the Diocese of Peoria. (Provided photo)

MAGNOLIA — After attending the first encounter for fathers and sons from Spanish-speaking communities around the Diocese of Peoria in April, participants asked for a retreat dedicated to their issues as Latino men. They got it on Aug. 27 at Sacré-Coeur Retreat Center here. Another collaboration between the Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of […]

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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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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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U.S. bishops’ Labor Day statement touts bills to help children, women, families

This stained-glass image of laborers is found at St. Ann Church in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

By Mark Pattison / Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — This year’s annual Labor Day statement from the U.S. bishops touts two bills awaiting action in Congress as being helpful to children, women and families: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and an expansion of the federal child tax credit. “Even before current economic uncertainties, women […]

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Sister Charlotte Sonneville, OSB, dies; funeral Mass is Tuesday in Rock Island

Sister Charlotte Sonneville, OSB

ROCK ISLAND – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the chapel of St. Monastery here for Sister Charlotte (Angela) Sonneville, OSB. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, also in Rock Island. Visitation is planned for Monday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the monastery, 2200 88th […]

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