Catholic Daughters of the Americas to meet in Urbana

URBANA — The Champaign Court of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:15 a.m. at Silvercreek Restaurant, 402 N. Race St., Urbana. Enter by the side door to avoid stairs. Some CDA members will be selling cookies on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Holy Cross Parish Center, 405 […]

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Sts. Peter and Paul, Nauvoo, hosts “Messiah” concert Friday

NAUVOO — Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 190 N. Wells St., will host a performance of selected movements from Handel’s “Messiah” on Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. This first-time event will be presented by the Nauvoo Community Orchestra and Chorus. There is no admission fee, but a free-will offering will be received. Seating is […]

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Rapids City parish hosting Matthew Arnold Dec. 7-8

Photo Caption: “Hope During Troubling Times” will be the theme when apologist, author, and radio host Matthew Arnold visits St. John the Baptist Church. RAPIDS CITY — Matthew Arnold will share “Hope During Troubling Times” when he visits St. John the Baptist Church, 1416 Third Ave., for presentations on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. […]

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Funeral Tuesday for Franciscan Sister Mary Judith Morris

WEST PEORIA — Sister Mary Judith (Jean Marie) Morris, OSF, died on Nov. 26, 2013, at Mother of Peace Home here. She was 78. There will be visitation on Monday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a memorial Mass at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, where she had served as a bookkeeper […]

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View POST’s All Souls Day remembrance video here

The images of 50 recently deceased persons in the Diocese of Peoria, provided by their loved ones to The Catholic Post, appear in this new music video produced by the diocesan newspaper in conjunction with the church’s Nov. 2 Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed. The four-minute video features an original song, “No More Goodbyes,” […]

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Sophia’s Kitchen holiday plans require volunteers and donors

Sophia’s Kitchen, a continuation of the Sacred Heart Sandwich Program in Peoria, is in need of a few more “angels” in the weeks ahead to help with its programs for the homeless, unemployed and under-employed people served there. All events will take place in the parish hall at St. Joseph Church, 103 Richard Pryor Place. […]

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Birthright of Macomb to mark 40th anniversary Nov. 2, 6

MACOMB — Birthright of Macomb will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at The Old Dairy Restaurant, 210 S. Lafayette St. The history of Birthright of Macomb, which offers free and confidential pregnancy services provided by a volunteer staff, will be on display. The […]

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All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, is a holy day of obligation

The month of November begins with two worldwide church observances — the Solemnity of All Saints on Friday, Nov. 1, and the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Solemnity of All Saints — in honor of all the saints, known and unknown — is a holy day of […]

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