By: Tom Dermody - April 18, 2019 -
centennial, Father Johndamaseni Zilimu, Jackie Kernan, Kewanee, OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center, Sister Judith Ann Duvall
The present OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center, located at the corner of South Street and Midland Road on the southwest edge of Kewanee, opened in 2008, but traces its roots back 100 years. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)
KEWANEE — One hundred years of health care service to the region, a century of trust, and a future filled with faith, hope and dreams were prayerfully celebrated April 17 as OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center observed its centennial. “What an unbelievable legacy has been left to this community that now is a part […]
By: Tom Dermody - November 3, 2017 -
charity, Children of Hope and Faith, Father Johndamaseni Zilimu, Jane Walsh, orphans, Tanzania
Co-founders of Children of Hope and Faith are, left, Father Johndamaseni Zilimu, shown with children at a diocesan orphanage in Tanzania in 2006, and Jane Walsh of Champaign, holding two of the organization's recent newsletters.
CHAMPAIGN — Considering there are millions of child orphans in the world, the efforts of a group founded locally to assist hundreds of them in northwest Tanzania may not seem significant. That is, unless you are one of those helped. “We really try to help the individual child reach their full potential,” said Jane Walsh […]