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Eucharistic adoration ‘cut me to the heart,’ says RCIA candidate from Morton

Henry Wefer, who is preparing to be received into the church at St. Monica in East Peoria at the Easter Vigil, enjoys a moment with Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. “He was very quick to a joke, which I think suits him well,” he said of the bishop. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

While many people who attended the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion were at St. Mary’s Cathedral for the first time, it has become something of a spiritual home for Henry Wefer from Morton. In fact, it was encountering Jesus in the Eucharist during adoration that brought him to where he is now. […]

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Public praise, adoration offered at Corpus Christi processions in diocese

Priests from the Peoria and Pekin vicariates, including Father Patrick Henehan carrying the Blessed Sacrament beneath a canopy, leard 150 participants in a Corpus Christi procession across the grounds of the motherhouse of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis in East Peoria on June 18. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Hundreds of Catholics in the Diocese of Peoria joined in public demonstrations of their love for Jesus in the Eucharist during several Corpus Christi processions hosted by parishes and institutions on June 18, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. This year, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, gave enhanced significance to […]

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All invited to Corpus Christi Procession this Sunday at Franciscan motherhouse

A scene from a past Corpus Christi procession at the motherhouse of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis in East Peoria. Bishop Jenky has encouraged wide participation in this year's procession, which begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 18. (The Catholic Post file/Jennifer Willems)

EAST PEORIA — One of the longest running annual public celebrations of the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ in the Diocese of Peoria will be even more special this Sunday, June 18. While encouraging Eucharistic devotion at parishes around the diocese on Sunday, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, has given […]

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