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Parish, school leaders are challenged to know, share the ‘why’ behind all they do

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, welcomes 140 people from around the Diocese of Peoria to a stewardship and evangelization conference at the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria on March 5. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Why do our Catholic parishes and schools exist? There are many answers to that question, but the one that encompasses them all takes only three words, a gathering of parish and school leaders from around the Diocese of Peoria was told on March 5. “To make disciples,” is the answer suggested by Katie Herzing, the […]

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1,000 Burmese-American Catholics gather in Coal Valley and Rock Island

Archbishop Emeritus Paul Zinghtung Grawng of the Archdiocese of Malay conveys his thanks to Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, for his hospitality to the National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics. Among those looking on is Father Anthony Co, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Rock Island, the spiritual home of the Quad Cities Myanmar Catholic Community. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

COAL VALLEY — Small in numbers, the Quad Cities Myanmar Catholic Community proved to be large in spirit and faith when they hosted the National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics from June 30 to July 4. The event drew 1,000 people, including three Burmese bishops and 30 priests, to The Rock in Coal Valley for Masses, […]

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