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Names sought for diocesan All Souls Mass on Nov. 2

There are very few times during the year when a special celebration takes the place of the Sunday liturgy of the day. The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed or All Souls Day is one of them. A Diocesan All Souls Mass is planned for Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. Bishop […]

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Centennial Mass in Dallas City Saturday

DALLAS CITY — For a century, the members of Sacred Heart Mission in Dallas City have worked hard to build up the Catholic Church and the faith in Hancock County wouldn’t be the same without them, according to Father Tony Trosley. “The church there, in the very best sense of the words, is a proud, […]

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Actor to address Diocesan Rosary Festival Oct. 26

Television actor Chris Kramer will give a witness talk during the Diocesan Rosary Festival planned for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. The festival serves to open a time of preparation for a special Year of the Most Holy Rosary to be observed in the Diocese of Peoria from […]

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Diocese’s priests meet

EAST PEORIA — Among the things on the mind of Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, as he spoke at the conclusion of Priests Assembly Days on Wednesday afternoon were two items on nearly everyone’s mind around the country: the Nov. 4 election, and the emerging crisis in financial markets. First, with just about three weeks […]

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Losing a beloved pet

The following essay was written by Evan Thompson, a senior at Peoria Notre Dame High School, as part of his application to the University of Notre Dame. It is timely reading following last weekend’s feast of St. Francis of Assisi and the many related pet blessing ceremonies around the Diocese of Peoria. Evan is the […]

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End-of-life issues focus of health care ethics day Oct. 23

MORTON — End-of-life issues are the focus of the Diocese of Peoria’s Health Care Ethics Conference 2008 scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. As it was last year, the conference will be held in Morton at Ashland House, 201 E. Ashland St. Featured keynote speakers are Dr. Thomas Pitre, who […]

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Coal Valley, area parishes plan 6-week series

COAL VALLEY — If the members of St. Maria Goretti Parish get their way, their church — and all the churches in the Quad Cities area — will be a little fuller for Christmas. The adult faith formation committee of St. Maria Goretti Parish is sponsoring a six-week series called “Inviting Catholics Home,” which is […]

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‘Radical’ bill seen as threat to pro-life gains

A national Catholic pro-life leader visiting the Diocese of Peoria this week warned of legislation on the horizon that is “more radical than Roe vs. Wade” when it comes to the sanctioning of abortion in the United States. Thomas J. Grenchik urged Catholic citizens to contact the offices of their U.S. representatives and senators to […]

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St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator, names Fenton president, CEO

Joanne Fenton, a nurse and health care executive with extensive experience in hospital management, has been named president and chief executive officer of St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator. She succeeded Richard Carlson, who had been serving as interim CEO, on Sept. 29. “I am very humbled to be joining St. Mary’s and the Hospital Sisters […]

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‘Every couple should take NFP’

Tim Roder doesn’t mince words when he talks about the benefits of learning natural family planning. “Every couple should take NFP. Every couple should just take it,” said Roder, who is the director of the diocesan Office of Marriage and Family. “Everybody should have a basic knowledge of their fertility.” Couples preparing for marriage in […]

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