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Father L. P. Morrissey dies; funeral at cathedral on Feb. 10

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria, for Father Lawrence P. Morrissey, 82, a senior priest of the Diocese of Peoria. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, will be principal celebrant. Visitation is planned on Monday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. […]

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Scout Mass Feb. 15 to feature youth, adult recognition

Boys and girls from throughout the Diocese of Peoria will receive medals, badges and patches in recognition of their efforts to strengthen their moral character and virtue at the annual Diocesan Scout Mass on Sunday, Feb. 15, at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Eleven men and women will be honored with them for their support of Scouting […]

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10 commissioned to assist with marriage cases

By: By Jennifer Willems Translating something from English to Spanish isn’t just a matter of finding comparable words. It often involves explaining concepts that may be more difficult to understand than the language, according to Esmeralda Cruz of St. Hyacinth’s Parish, LaSalle. On Saturday, she became the first bilingual notary-auditor to be commissioned for service […]

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Morton parish looks back, ahead on 50th anniversary

MORTON — Fifty years ago, members of then-new Blessed Sacrament Parish might have thought their first church was a bit large for the 200 registered families. After five decades, the perspective has changed. The growing parish now embraces 1,200 families, and the church is undergoing a $2 million renovation and expansion as it observes its […]

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Alleman teacher marks 50 years in Catholic education

ROCK ISLAND — It wasn’t a rock star that brought the students from Alleman High School to their feet for boisterous cheers and applause at the end of a Catholic Schools Week Mass on Jan. 26, although it was obvious that they think Deacon Philip Sailer rocks. Their joyful tribute was part of the celebration […]

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NCEA recognizes Washington principal

WASHINGTON — If Dr. Sharon Weiss had her way, the stage would be very, very crowded when she accepts the National Catholic Educational Association’s Distinguished Principal Award in April. “I did a lot of studying in my doctorate on shared leadership and I believe in that concept. We all do this together,” Dr. Weiss said […]

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Galesburg series invites young adults

GALESBURG — Catholic young adults in the Diocese of Peoria will get an opportunity to “tap into something more” when three Theology on Tap talks are presented at a Galesburg restaurant and bar next month. The new series, offered free of charge and open to the public, will feature talks on the subjects of life […]

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Valentine Date Night planned for Feb. 14

Married couples from throughout the Diocese of Peoria are invited to celebrate marriage at a Mass with Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, followed by a candle-lit night of wine and romance together on St. Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14. Bishop Jenky will celebrate the annual Diocesan Marriage Mass — and lead couples present in a […]

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Clergy appointments

Father Alfonso Espino Garcia to parochial vicar, St. Anne’s Parish and St. Mary’s Parish, East Moline, and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Silvis Father Joseph Hogan, while remaining pastor of St. Patrick’s Parish, Urbana, to administrator, St. Lawrence Parish, Penfield, and St. Charles Borromeo Mission, Homer Father Stanislaus Mutajwaha, from parochial vicar, St. Patrick’s Parish, […]

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250 teens to join Bishop Jenky in D.C.

Every year since Jan. 22, 1973, when the United States Supreme Court legalized abortion through the Roe vs. Wade decision, hundreds of thousands of people from across the country have participated in a “March for Life” in Washington, D.C. Among them this year will be nearly 250 Catholic high school students from the Diocese of […]

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