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St. Mary of Lourdes Parish sets soup supper, speaker series

GERMANTOWN HILLS — St. Mary of Lourdes Parish will host three evenings of fellowship and reflection in November with its Fall Soup Suppers and Speaker Series. The evenings — on consecutive Monday nights — will be hosted at the parish hall, 424 Lourdes Church Road, and begin with a soup supper at 6 p.m. The […]

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Newman Center at WIU plans open house, dinner on Oct. 3-4

MACOMB — With Western Illinois University’s homecoming weekend corresponding with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Newman Center on campus bearing the saint’s name is the place to be Oct. 3-4. Newman alumni, current students, parents and friends are invited to take part in a series of weekend activities, according to Dr. Jonathan […]

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Did you see Pope Francis? Share experience through ‘Post’

Pope Francis has returned home, but the memories made by those who saw him in Washington, New York, and Philadelphia will last a lifetime. Were you among them? Those seeing the pope this week who have yet to contact The Catholic Post may still be part of our coverage by emailing cathpost@cdop.org or calling our […]

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Friends of the Poor Walks set in Peoria, Urbana Sept. 26

Photo Caption: The walks raise funds for and awareness of the work of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Physical walkers, virtual walkers and prayer partners are sought for Friends of the Poor Walk/Runs planned in Peoria and Urbana on Saturday, Sept. 26, to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The Peoria […]

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Right to Life essay contest opens for Knox County youth

GALESBURG — Knox County Right to Life is sponsoring an essay contest for area high school students on the theme “Human Life is Precious.” Students who attend school or are homeschooled in Knox County are invited to submit a 500-word essay on the theme by Oct. 1. Cash prizes include $200 for first place, $100 […]

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Bishop asks all to pray novena for vocations starting Sept. 23

Photo Caption: The novena implores the intercession of St. Therese of Lisieux, who is patroness of vocations for the Diocese of Peoria. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, has encouraged Catholic households throughout the Diocese of Peoria to pray a St. Therese Novena for vocations beginning Sept. 23. St. Therese of Lisieux is patroness of vocations […]

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Pope’s encyclical on creation is topic tonight at Moline parish

Photo Caption: Sister Sheila Kinsey, FCJM, a native of Sacred Heart Parish in Moline, will discuss highlights of “Laudato Si’” at 7 p.m., Sept. 2 at Culemans Memorial Hall in Moline. MOLINE — “Pope Francis and ‘Care for Our Common Home’” will be presented by Sister Sheila Kinsey, FCJM, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Culemans […]

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