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Revelation readers see Mass, not world’s end

By: By Jennifer Willems Reading the Book of Revelation for clues about when the end of the world will take place is not only poor scholarship, but it also does an injustice to the vision of Christ and his church that the author intended, according to two men who have become fixtures at the Diocesan […]

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Pope’s biographer shares insights, advice

By: By Jared Olar The pontificate of the late Pope John Paul II was a stabilizing influence that can enable Catholics in the United States to “seize the Catholic moment” and shape the culture for the better. So said George Weigel at a special gathering of clergy from throughout the diocese last Thursday afternoon at […]

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Peoria Notre Dame considering new facilities, location

By: By Tom Dermody A feasibility study is planned this fall to determine the level of financial support for the construction of a new Peoria Notre Dame High School facility on donated land off Willow Knolls Road in north Peoria. The “intent to study” was announced Tuesday night by school officials during a town hall-style […]

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Communicants gather

It seemed only natural for Joseph Abbey, 8, to return to St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria last Saturday to receive his first Communion from Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. After all, his family belongs to the parish and the bishop had baptized him during the Easter Vigil there in 2007. What made this special day […]

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Clergy appointments

Father Anthony Bernas, from parochial vicar, Sacred Heart Parish, Moline, to parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Parish, Kewanee, and St. John Vianney Mission, Cambridge Father Gary Blake, newly ordained, to parochial vicar, Holy Cross Parish, Mendota, and Sts. Peter and Paul’s Parish, Peterstown Father Luis Escalante to administrator, St. Mary of the Woods Parish, Princeville, and […]

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‘Post’ earns two Catholic press awards

TORONTO — The Catholic Post received national awards for excellence in writing and design during a Catholic Media Convention here last week.Jennifer Willems, assistant editor, garnered second place in the “Best Personality Profile” category of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada’s 2008 Press Awards, announced at the convention’s closing banquet May […]

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Reactions: thrilled, overjoyed, blessed beyond imagination

The joy of the Ordination Mass on May 24 carried into a luncheon and reception in the bishop’s garden outside the cathedral, where families and friends congratulated the newly ordained. Deb Collins, mother of Father Dustin Schultz, said she was “ecstatic” at her son’s ordination. “He’s worked very hard for this,” she said. “He’s going […]

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Bishop honors 150 at annual diocesan Mass

Whether the goal is being a good Scout or being a good Christian, it takes much more than just “wearing the uniform.” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, shared that message of the fundamental importance of commitment with the nearly 150 Scouts and adult Scout leaders whose accomplishments and service were recognized Sunday during the Diocesan […]

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