Diocese’s Cursillo communities gather for Ultreya, are thanked by Bishop Jenky

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, holds a gift basket that was presented to him by Cursillo en Espanol during a Mass for Cursillo communities from around the Diocese of Peoria on Dec. 1 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria. The gift was in thanksgiving for how Bishop Jenky welcomed a Spanish-speaking option of the spiritual renewal movement to the diocese 13 years ago and has supported it. A Santa Claus pillow could be seen clearly and the bishop quipped that "I'm starting to look like the jolly old fellow -- beard, belly and all." (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

“De colores!” With this traditional greeting of the Cursillo community, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, welcomed members of the spiritual renewal movement from throughout central Illinois who braved tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings Dec. 1 to be at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria for the second Diocesan Ultreya. Offering a thunderous “De colores!” in return, […]

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