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Miracle approved; May 1 beatification for John Paul II

Photo Caption: Pope John Paul II is pictured at World Youth Day in Denver in 1993. Pope Benedict XVI approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II’s intercession, clearing the way for his beatification. By: By John Thavis, Catholic News Service Editor’s note: What is your reaction to this news? If your life has […]

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Bishop teaches on liturgy, Mass revisions in 2011 Festival Letter

Photo Caption: Bishop Jenky and priests of the diocese celebrate Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. The bishop’s 2011 Festival Letter is a reflection on the Sacred Liturgy. By: By Jennifer Willems Saying that “the liturgy is something near and dear to the heart of every Catholic,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, is using […]

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Lessons on St. Nicholas, God’s love delivered to lunch guests

Photo Caption: Earianah King, 4, gets an embrace from St. Nicholas (portrayed by Bob Beckenbaugh) during a lunch at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall near downtown Peoria on Dec. 6, the feast of St. Nicholas. By: By Tom Dermody Before dressing as St. Nicholas for a lunch with more than 350 hungry homeless and underemployed adults […]

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National Blue Ribbon Award to St. Vincent de Paul School “team”

Photo Caption: Surrounded by U.S. and diocesan dignitaries after ceremonies Monday, Bishop Jenky and Msgr. Gray hold a plaque recognizing St. Vincent de Paul School in Peoria as a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School. By: By Tom Dermody On a gymnasium stage surrounded by banners recalling athletic success, the entire St. Vincent de Paul School […]

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Newman chapel dedicated; center renamed for Pope John Paul II

Photo Caption: Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, prays just inside the doors of the new Chapel of St. Robert Bellarmine at the start of the Dedication Mass in Normal Nov. 7. By: By Jennifer Willems NORMAL — Filled to overflowing with people, praise and gratitude, the new Chapel of St. Robert Bellarmine on the campus […]

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Diocese’s priests gather, urged to remain in God’s love

Photo Caption: Surrounded by many of the more than 150 priests of the diocese taking part in Assembly Days Oct. 26-27, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, celebrates Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral. By: By Tom Dermody Success in priestly ministry is not measured by numbers or accomplishments, but by remaining in and sharing the love […]

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Student leaders urged to bring joy of faith to high schools

Photo Caption: The contingent of student leaders from Schlarman Academy in Danville pose with Bishop Jenky after Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria on Oct. 25. Joy is a powerful witness to the love of God and the beauty of the Catholic faith, and more than 140 student leaders were encouraged to take that […]

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Catholic Conference of Illinois interviews governor candidates

Photo Caption: Four of the five candidates for governor of Illinois took part in a survey conducted by the Catholic Conference of Illinois. This image shows three of five responses. All responses are in the story. In an election year dominated by economic and budget concerns, four of the five candidates for Illinois governor recently […]

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Diocese’s student leaders gather; pledge Christian service

Photo Caption: Before tackling serious topics, students attending Catholic High School Leadership Day mixed it up in a game of “human foosball” on the patio of the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria. By: By Tom Dermody Sixteen-year-old pop singer Justin Bieber is a big deal these days, but St. Francis of Assisi has been considered […]

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St. Bede Abbey, Peru, celebrates 100 years of service, witness

Photo Caption: Archabbots, abbots, and monks exchange a sign of peace during a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sept. 6 commemorating the centennial of St. Bede Abbey’s elevation to an independent abbey. By: By Jennifer Willems (For more photos from the celebration as well as from a day at St. Bede Abbey spent by Catholic Post […]

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