As Advent begins, here are some opportunities in diocese

Photo Caption: A candle burns in an Advent wreath on the first Sunday of Advent a year ago. Advent, a season of joyful expectation before Christmas, begins Nov. 30 this year. Parishes and institutions throughout the Diocese of Peoria have planned special activities. Here is just a sample. To have your local activity presented here […]

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Watch the POST’s 2014 All Souls’ Day tribute video

For the second consecutive year, The Catholic Post has produced a video honoring and seeking prayers for the faithful departed, especially those who have died in the past 12 months in the Diocese of Peoria. Released on All Souls’ Day, Nov. 2, the video contains nearly 50 images of recently deceased loved ones contributed by […]

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Vermilion County parishes to host Tajci Christmas concert

Photo Caption: Tajci’s Dec. 7 concert in Danville is sponsored by the Vermilion county Catholic Vicariate, although people of all faiths are welcome to attend. DANVILLE — Christian recording artist Tajci will bring her “Christmas Concert Experience” to the Dick Van Dyke Theater at Danville High School, 516 N. Jackson St., on Sunday, Dec. 7. […]

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Tell POST your favorite Christmas song, and why

It isn’t hard to say what Christmas looks like or even tastes like. It’s safe to say the season also has a definite sound, which church and community choirs have already started to refine in preparation for Masses and concerts throughout central Illinois. What is your favorite Christmas hymn? What is the song that brings […]

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Founder of JustFaith to lead mission this week in Geneseo

GENESEO — Jack Jezreel, founder and executive director of JustFaith Ministries, will present a parish mission from Monday, Nov. 3, to Wednesday, Nov. 5, at St. Malachy Church, 595 E. Ogden Ave. His presentations will be at 7 p.m. each day. The theme for the mission is “The Spirit of Pope Francis” and Jezreel’s talks […]

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School in East Moline invites veterans, active military

EAST MOLINE — Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy will honor military veterans as well as those now serving our country on Thursday, Nov. 6. Following ceremonies at the school’s flag pole at 9:15 a.m., a Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne Church. All veterans, active military, and their guests are […]

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Photo deadline extended for POST’s All Souls Day video

Time is running out to submit a photo of a recently deceased loved one for inclusion in an All Souls Day video tribute being produced by The Catholic Post. The tribute is designed to honor and inspire prayer for Catholics around the Diocese of Peoria who have died since Oct. 1, 2013. Photos must be […]

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TEC weekend for young men set in Peterstown Nov. 1-3

PETERSTOWN — A TEC weekend for young men, ages 16 to 23, will be held Nov. 1-3 at the Peterstown TEC Center. TEC is a youth retreat sponsored by the Diocese of Peoria that includes talks, an opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation, Mass, fun and fellowship. Teens of all faith traditions are welcome.For more […]

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Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island offers Remembrance Candles

ROCK ISLAND — As part of the All Souls’ Day observance at Calvary Cemetery, candles will be placed at the gravesites of the deceased. The candles will be blessed at a ceremony at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at the mausoleum, 2901 12th St. Friends and family members are invited to attend the ceremony, […]

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