Bishop Tylka’s September prayer calendar for parishes and religious communities

Bishop Tylka's prayer calendar for September has Holy Cross Parish in Mendota slated for special remembrance on Sept. 14, the feast of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Coadjutor Bishop Louis Tylka has been praying for each parish in the Diocese of Peoria by name this year, thanks to a calendar he developed with the assistance of Sister Linda Burkitt of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception (Heading Avenue Franciscans). The prayer calendar also includes days special to the religious […]

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Six new seminarians formally received

At a Mass celebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria on July 31, six men were accepted as seminarians for the Diocese of Peoria. Coadjutor Bishop Louis Tylka presided at the Rite of Reception, which came at the end of the annual St. Joseph Days retreat. The new seminarians pictured above and where they will […]

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‘Fiat’ discernment retreat scheduled for Nov. 11-13 at Nazareth House

The Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary have served in the Diocese of Peoria since 2008.

HENRY — The Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary are planning a discernment retreat for Nov. 11-13 at Nazareth House Retreat Center. The theme is “Fiat,” which is taken from Luke 1:38: “Behold the servant of the Lord. Let it be done to me according to your Word.” The retreat is designed […]

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103 candles grace birthday cake for Princeville woman Oct. 23

Dorothy Gilles is observing her 103rd birthday this Sunday, Oct. 23. Her family is planning a celebration of her life at her residence and readers of The Catholic Post can join in by sending cards to her at Cornerstone Rehab and Care Center, 5533 N. Galena Road, Peoria Heights, IL 61616. She received more than 200 […]

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Mercy theme for spiritual retreat for Catholic medical personnel set Feb. 6

Father Joseph Mary, CSJ

PRINCEVILLE — Catholic medical personnel are invited to a spiritual retreat on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Congregation of St. John Priory, 11223 W. Legion Hall Road. “Finding an Oasis of Mercy in Our Vocation” is the theme of the retreat, sponsored by the Peoria Guild of the Catholic Medical Association as well as Our […]

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Stewardship initiative honors superintendent of schools

Photo Caption: Dr. Sharon Weiss is the recipient of the Pope Francis Leadership Award from the Resource Renewal Project. The Resource Renewal Project, a stewardship initiative of the Coleman Group of Chicago, has named Dr. Sharon Weiss as the recipient of its Pope Francis Leadership Award. She will be honored at a dinner in Chicago […]

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