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Deacons convene, welcome 34 candidates for Class IX

Photo Caption: Bishop Jenky joins the candidates for the Diocese of Peoria’s ninth class of permanent deacons on the steps of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria last Saturday. By: By Jennifer Willems Surrounded by the permanent deacons of the Diocese of Peoria, 34 men aspiring to join them in service to the people of God […]

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Annual Diocesan Appeal planning opens with eye on economy

Photo Caption: Elaine McGinnis of St. Bernard’s, Bushnell, receives the top attendance prize for her parish from Bishop Jenky at the 2009 Annual Diocesan Appeal kickoff event. By: By Tom Dermody The work of Christ must continue even in times of economic stress, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, told hundreds of parish volunteers who met […]

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Awards bestowed at Diocesan Scout Mass (with slideshow)

Photo Caption: Girl Scouts join in prayer at the Diocesan Scout Mass on Feb. 15. By: By Jared Olar The annual Diocesan Scout Mass is always a special time for the Scouts and Scout leaders who receive badges and medals, but two surprise awards made this year’s Mass even more memorable. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, […]

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Ethics director offers guidance along health care paths

Photo Caption: Birgitta N. Sujdak Mackiewicz is the first director of ethics at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. By: By Jennifer Willems Working in a hospital always seemed to be in Birgitta N. Sujdak Mackiewicz’s future, although serving as the first director of ethics at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria wasn’t […]

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Pro-lifers vow to keep working

Photo Caption: Rev. James McDonald, pastor of Providence Reformed Church in Groveland (left) joins pro-lifers of all ages in the annual Walk for Life through downtown Peoria Tuesday night. By: By Jared Olar As the memory of President Abraham Lincoln was recalled Tuesday by millions in Washington, D.C., during the historic inauguration of America’s first […]

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Diocese readies postcard campaign

Photo Caption: Jeanne Smith of St. Thomas Parish in Peoria Heights and her son Luke help pack “Fight FOCA” postcards at the Family Resources Center in Peoria. By: By Jared Olar The Diocese of Peoria is preparing to take part in a nationwide postcard campaign sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to […]

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Deacon, wife offer update on Haiti mission

Photo Caption: Deacon Richard Hammond is surrounded by the people he serves in Haiti. By: By Jennifer Willems BARTONVILLE — For Americans, mud is something children love to play in and adults work to keep off of clothing, cars and carpeting. For the people of Haiti, it is something to mix with lard and salt […]

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Bishop teaches on Mary, the Rosary

Photo Caption: In his 2009 Festival Letter, Bishop Jenky writes that by praying the Rosary we can “enter into Mary’s school, learning more about Jesus from Mary.” By: By Tom Dermody Saying that “perhaps we now need the Rosary in our arsenal of prayers more than ever,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, has begun 2009 […]

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Pastor gives out $100 bills; parish returns ‘more for poor’

Photo Caption: Jeannine Montgomerie (left) of St. Mary’s, Bloomington, presents $17,500 to representatives of a parish in Hazard, Ky., through funds raised in St. Mary’s “More for the Poor” outreach. By: By Jared Olar BLOOMINGTON — It began with something of a role reversal at a Sunday Mass in August: a priest handing out cash […]

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Seasons of charity and hope

Photo Caption: Thirty-five Catholic parishes, schools, and institutions are contributing gifts to families in need through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria. By: By Jared Olar Through a tradition of giving and service, Advent and Christmas have become seasons of hope, especially for those in need — and this month parishes and schools throughout […]

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