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Adoption events planned in Rock Island, Champaign

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria has planned two meetings to provide information about the various adoption programs the agency offers, including domestic infant, international, and waiting children, as well as placement and post-placement services and support. The first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rock Island […]

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POST POLL: Election issues that matter most? (4 responses)

The “Post Poll” is a reader participation feature of The Catholic Post. Responses are posted here as they arrive and also may appear in the weekly diocesan newspaper. To take part, send an email to cathpost@cdop.org, or use the “Email Us” link at the left of this page. Put “Post Poll” in the subject line, […]

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Survey seeks parent, parishioner thoughts on Catholic schools

Participation is sought in two online surveys that open on Sunday, Sept. 14, to help gather information for a long range planning study now underway for Catholic schools of the Diocese of Peoria.One survey is for parents who have students currently enrolled in Catholic schools, and the other is for general parishioners. The Web-based surveys […]

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Prayers for Abp. Sheen cause at cathedral this Saturday

Persons throughout the Diocese of Peoria are invited to St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria on Saturday, Sept. 6, for the First Saturday Mass with Marian devotions at 10:30 a.m.The Mass will include prayers for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, who was ordained a priest in the cathedral in 1919 and became a world […]

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Faith on Draft Sept. 13 in Washington

WASHINGTON — Faith and fellowship will blend at a gathering to be hosted on Saturday, Sept. 13, by the Washington Knights of Columbus.Dubbed “Faith on Draft,” the event will be similar to a “Theology on Tap” program, except that it will not be geared only to young adults. Held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, […]

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POST POLL: Name 3 election issues that matter most

The “Post Poll” is a reader participation feature of The Catholic Post. Responses are posted here as they arrive and also may appear in the weekly diocesan newspaper. To take part, send an email to cathpost@cdop.org, or use the “Email Us” link at the left of this page. Put “Post Poll” in the subject line, […]

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Catholic Charities sessions to offer adoption information

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria will host several meetings in September for those seeking information about adoption. “Caring for Children’s Health,” a two-hour presentation about the appropriate care for children of diverse cultural or racial backgrounds, will be offered on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Catholic Charities branch office at 1315A Curt St., […]

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Medical center expansion to be blessed in Galesburg Thursday

GALESBURG — A dedication and blessing for an 18,000 square foor expansion to the OSF Medical Group office at OSF St. Mary Medical Center has been scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. An open house for the building, located on the hospital campus, will take place at 4:30 p.m. following the dedication ceremonies. […]

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Cursillo family picnic planned in Bartonville Sept. 6

The annual family picnic of the Peoria Cursillo community is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Anthony’s Church, 2525 Skyway Road, in Bartonville.Cursillistas and their families and friends will join the parish community for Mass at 4:30 p.m. and then gather at the church pavilion. Peoria Cursillo will provide fried chicken, drinks and table […]

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Sr. Maxine, OSF, dies at 96; served in Streator

SPRINGFIELD — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Sister M. Maxine Frichtl, OSF, a former nurse-anesthetist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator, on Aug. 13 at St. Clare of Assisi Chapel at St. Francis Convent in Springfield. Burial followed in Crucifixion Hill Cemetery. Sister Maxine died on Aug. 10, 2008, at St. Francis […]

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