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Meet Therese Peck, new president of the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois

The newly installed officers of the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois are (from left) Kathy Stomberg, immediate past president; Therese Peck, president; Judy Weber, circle liaison; Carol Romanowski, first vice president; Martha Groeper, treasurer; Elaine Mills, second vice president; Beth Miller, recording secretary; and Father John Verrier, spiritual moderator. Not shown: Becky Fay, corresponding secretary.

As the oldest of 10 children, Therese Peck learned early on to care for little ones in need around her. That continues in retirement, as she begins her two-year term as president of the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois. “I just thought it was such a nice gift for moms who chose life, especially […]

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Christ Child Society marks decade of loving service here to new moms in need

Shari Paris of St. Mary Parish, Pontiac, and Patricia Grove of St. Mary of the Woods Parish, Princeville, measure fabric that will be used to make receiving blankets for the layettes prepared by the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Bringing a baby home from the hospital is a joyful occasion for most families. For others, that joy can be overshadowed by stress if they are in need that places their precious newborn at risk. For the last 10 years, two chapters of the Christ Child Society in the Diocese of Peoria have worked hard […]

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Christ Child Society one of four ‘families’ for new circle president Kathy Stomberg

Kathy Stomberg, a member of St. Anthony Parish in Bartonville, is the new president of the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois, which supplies layettes to babies and families in need through 14 area hospitals. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Kathy Stomberg doesn’t sew, but she has managed to stay busy since joining the Christ Child Society of Central Illinois four years ago. She must have done something right — she has been elected to serve as the organization’s president for the next two years. The word “cheerleader” doesn’t appear in the job description, but […]

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