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Memorial Mass Jan. 16 for Father Marne Breckensiek, OFM

A MEMORIAL Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Peoria at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, for Father Marne Breckensiek, OFM, who served as pastor of the downtown Peoria parish for 24 years. Father Marne died on Dec. 29, 2009, at St. Margaret Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was 71. A Mass […]

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Organ dedication, concert at Nauvoo church Jan. 10

NAUVOO — Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Nauvoo will host a concert at 3 p.m. next Sunday, Jan. 10, in conjunction with the dedication of its newly installed 1874 E.G. & G. Hook and Hastings pipe organ. The historic 985-pipe instrument — once housed in the Unitarian Church in Keokuk, Iowa — was obtained […]

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FESTIVAL LETTER: ‘Credo! I Believe!,” by Bishop Jenky

By: Ninth Festival Letter of the Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria In the early centuries of Catholic Christianity, when calendars were uncommon and often imprecise, a bishop would send out an annual “Festival Letter” to announce the proper dates for observing the fasts and feasts of the Liturgical Year. It was […]

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Correction for ‘Pringle Sticks’ Christmas section recipe

THE OVEN temperature was inadvertently omitted from one of the recipes in “A Taste of Christmas,” which was published in The Catholic Post on Dec. 20, 2009. The recipe for Pringle Sticks, which was submitted by Linda McCabe of St. Louis Parish in Princeton, should have noted that the Christmas morning pastry needs to be […]

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Bishop Jenky’s Christmas message: “Reason for Hope”

And Mary laid him in a manger because there was no room for them in the inn. (cf. Luke 2:1-14) To the Clergy, Religious and Faithful of the Diocese of Peoria Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The poverty and simplicity of that first Christmas morning is something that we can all relate to in […]

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DCCW Day of Remembrance Nov. 10 in Danville

DANVILLE — A Day of Remembrance is planned by the Peoria Diocesan Council of Catholic Women for Tuesday, Nov. 10, at St. Paul’s Church, 1303 N. Walnut. The spiritual director will be Father Gregory Nelson, pastor. The day begins with registration at 9:45 a.m. and opening prayer at 10:15 a.m. After Father Nelson’s presentation at […]

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Parishes, schools to host NET Team youth retreats

THE NATIONAL Evangelization Team returns to the Diocese of Peoria from Nov. 11 to 24 to conduct a series of youth retreats at Catholic schools and parishes. Each year approximately 100 young adults age 18 to 28 volunteer nine months to share what God has done in their lives. They are placed on nine different […]

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Share a favorite recipe with your diocesan family

THE CATHOLIC Post is seeking Christmas recipes and remembrances for publication in our 2009 Christmas issue.Along with the recipes for the special foods that are a “must” at stories about what makes these dishes so memorable. Who passed the recipe down to you? What meaning does this have for you? Is it part of an […]

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‘Post’ seeks recipes for annual Christmas section

HAS YOUR parish published a cookbook? The Catholic Post is seeking recipes for its annual Christmas issue and this year we’d like to feature these parish collections of good food, fond memories and everyday spirituality. All recipes are welcome, but if your recipe is included in your parish cookbook let us know. That way we […]

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R.I. Benedictines to host day on ‘practicing gratitude’

ROCK ISLAND — Sister Phyllis McMurray, OSB, prioress of St. Mary Monastery, will present a day of reflection, “Practicing Gratitude: The Spirituality of Everyday Thanksgiving,” on Thursday, Nov. 19, at Benet House Retreat Center. Starting at 9 a.m. and running through 3 p.m., the program is designed to help participants “cultivate gratitude as a state […]

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