‘The heart of Scouting is to really be like Jesus,’ says bishop at recognition Mass

Mitchell Goddard, Julian Sturm and Bear Gangloff of Pack 28 from St. Thomas the Apostle in Peoria Heights, receive the Parvuli Dei emblem from Bishop Jenky during the Diocesan Scout Mass on Feb. 11 at St. Mary Cathedral in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Scouting gives young people valuable skills to navigate life, including camping out and tying knots, but those aren’t the most important things, according to Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. “Most of all in Scouting, you learn how to be givers, you learn how to help one another, you learn to meet needs when you encounter […]

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Full text of Divine Mercy reflection by Father Glenn Harris in Rock Island

Father Glenn Harris is pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Rapids City and St. Mary Parish, Hampton.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is the text of the Divine Mercy Sunday reflection offered by Father Glenn Harris at St. Pius X in Rock Island on April 3. The Rock Island service was one of six regional celebrations of Divine Mercy Sunday in the Diocese of Peoria. A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke: […]

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