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Photo Caption: A young volunteer displays food prepared for dinners served at a Friday evening fish fry. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following list was compiled from information provided to The Catholic Post. To add to this list, email with “Fish Fry” in the subject line. BENSON: The Knights of Columbus, St. Francis of Assisi Council […]

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St. Mary of Lourdes to open soup and speaker series Monday

GERMANTOWN HILLS — St. Mary of Lourdes Church, 424 Lourdes Church Road, will host a series of Lenten soup suppers and speakers, starting Monday, Feb. 23. Supper will be available from 6 to 6:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m. Speakers include Sister Jacque Schroeder, OSF, Sister Betty Jean Haverback, OSF, Deacon Larry […]

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View our entertaining video and enter a super prize contest

Our new, entertaining two-minute promotional video is getting rave reviews! Featuring a fluffy dog, a charming child, a priest and sister, as well as a surprise appearance from someone who is world famous, it can be viewed above. Want to enter our “We Can’t Afford a Super Bowl Ad” contest? Simply “like,” comment on, or […]

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Surge of the Heart parish mission Feb. 15-17 in Dwight

Photo Caption: Presenting the mission will be Jon Leonetti, an international Catholic speaker, author and radio host from Des Moines, Iowa. DWIGHT — St. Patrick Parish will host a “Surge of the Heart” Parish Mission featuring Jon Leonetti from Sunday, Feb. 15, to Tuesday, Feb. 17. All presentations will be held from 7 to 8 […]

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Ottawa parishes will host talks by Teresa Tomeo March 8

Photo Caption: “Fortifying Faith, Marriage and Family” will be the theme of presentations by syndicated talk show host, author, and motivational speaker Teresa Tomeo. OTTAWA — Catholics from throughout the Ottawa area are invited to hear a presentation by syndicated talk show host, author, and motivational speaker Teresa Tomeo the afternoon of Sunday, March 8, […]

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Join Benedictine Sisters for Mass, brunch on first Sundays

ROCK ISLAND — Single Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 50 are invited to join Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB, at St. Mary Monastery for liturgy, brunch and conversation about life as a Catholic Sister on Sunday, Feb. 1, and the first Sunday of every month. Lauds are at 9:30 a.m., Mass begins at […]

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Knights of Columbus plan 50s dance Jan. 24 in Marseilles

MARSEILLES — A 50s dance is planned by the Knights of Columbus for Saturday, Jan. 24, from 6 to 10 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Joseph Church, 200 Broadway. There will be a dance contest, 50/50 drawing, basket drawing and raffles. The entrance fee is $5, and hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and soda […]

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‘Grandma Dee’ is a giant at Visitation School, Kewanee

Photo Caption: Delores “Dee” Seyller, who has served Visitation Catholic School in Kewanee for more than 50 years, will be celebrated as its “Honorary Giant” on Jan. 30. She is famous for her hugs and now Visitation Catholic School supporter, aide, room mother and helper Delores “Dee” Seyller is about to get a big hug […]

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Pro-life documentary ’40,’ director coming to Peoria

Photo Caption: The documentary is being brought to the diocese by Catholic Charities and will be shown at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Family Resources Center in Peoria. A documentary film on the four decades of the pro-life movement since the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decisions legalizing abortion will be shown at […]

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