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Introduction to contemplative prayer set Feb. 28

PEORIA HEIGHTS — As Lent begins, an introduction to contemplative prayer and outreach will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library at St. Thomas School, Peoria Heights. Florrie Dammers of Bloomington will present the session, focusing on contemplative prayer as taught by Father Thomas Keating, OCSO. The […]

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POST POLL — Taking babies, toddlers to Mass: what works?

How can we make our parish Masses more welcoming for families with small children? We’re interested in hearing voices of experience in the Diocese of Peoria.Are cry rooms the best solution? Is more sensitivity needed on the part of the assembly at Mass, or from parents who are slow to take out a noisy baby? […]

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Bishop: Time to subscribe to The Catholic Post

February is Catholic Press Month, and the time to renew or begin a subscription to The Catholic Post, the newspaper of the Diocese of Peoria. The following letter encouraging subscriptions is from the Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria. For questions about subscribing, see the “How to Subscribe” link at left, call […]

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POST POLL — Taking toddlers, babies to Mass: what works?

How can we make our parish Masses more welcoming for families with small children? We’re interested in hearing voices of experience in the Diocese of Peoria. Are cry rooms the best solution? Is more sensitivity needed on the part of the assembly at Mass, or from parents who are slow to take out a noisy […]

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Bishop: Time to subscribe to The Catholic Post

February is Catholic Press Month, and the time to renew or begin a subscription to The Catholic Post, the newspaper of the Diocese of Peoria. The following letter encouraging subscriptions is from the Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria. For questions about subscribing, see the “How to Subscribe” link at left, call […]

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POST POLL: What’s your favorite joke? (6 responses)

In these uncertain economic times, maybe a little humor can go a long way. And so we invite help in spreading smiles around the Diocese of Peoria and on the Internet. Do you have a favorite joke to share? E-mail it to cathpost@cdop.org, putting “Post Poll” in the subject line. They will appear here as […]

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Annulment process to be focus in Urbana Feb. 6, 7

URBANA — St. Patrick’s Parish here will host two meetings regarding annulments featuring Sister Marianne Burkhard, OSB, director of the Tribunal of the Diocese of Peoria. The first session, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, will be an informational presentation on the annulment procedure and other processes available to resolve a marriage situation in […]

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Bishop: Time to subscribe to The Catholic Post

February is Catholic Press Month, and the time to renew or begin a subscription to The Catholic Post, the newspaper of the Diocese of Peoria. The following letter encouraging subscriptions is from the Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria. For questions about subscribing, see the “How to Subscribe” link at left, call […]

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POST POLL: What’s your favorite joke?

In these economic hard times, maybe a little humor can go a long way.“Humor is hope; joy is hope,” according to Cal Samra, editor of The Joyful Noiseletter. We agree, and invite help in spreading smiles around the Diocese of Peoria and on the Internet.Do you have a favorite joke to share? E-mail it to […]

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Champaign high school honors volunteers

The High School of Saint Thomas More has presented its 2008 Paideia Award to Jean Somers and the Carl D. Stewart Volunteer Service Award to Greg and Kristi Einck. The awards were given during “Showcase of Thanks,” the school’s annual Donor Appreciation Brunch.The Paideia Award recognizes those who exemply a the concept of “paideia” through […]

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