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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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Sale of ornaments benefit the Heading Avenue Franciscans

WEST PEORIA — Christmas tree ornaments are on the minds of many now and there is a way to decorate your tree and benefit the retirement fund of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception at the same time. The Sisters, also known as the Heading Avenue Franciscans, are selling the limited edition […]

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Carol vs. Christmas drama at Central Catholic Dec. 12, 13

Photo Caption: John Christensen and Michaela Cruse in a scene from “Carol vs. Christmas.” BLOOMINGTON — “Carol vs. Christmas,” a modern take on the classic “A Christmas Carol,” will be presented by the Central Catholic Drama Department this weekend. Performances are Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. in […]

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One-woman holiday comedy coming to St. Bede Dec. 4

PERU — “Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night,” a one-woman, interactive comedy by Vicky Quade (creator of “Late Night Catechism”), will be part of an an evening of activities and entertainment hosted by St. Bede Academy on Friday, Dec. 4. The show involves a parish in need of a Christmas pageant and the bingo game […]

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