St. Joseph Church, Brimfield, a regional drop-off site for ‘Box of Joy’ campaign

Children in Guatemala celebrate receiving "Boxes of Joy" through a campaign sponsored by Cross Catholic Outreach. This year, St. Joseph Church in Brimfield is a regional drop-off center for the boxes, which are to contain gifts for impoverished children in the Caribbean and Central America. (CNS/Cross Catholic Outreach)

BRIMFIELD — Providing holiday hope and joy to poor children halfway around the world may seem like a daunting task, but members of St. Joseph Parish in Brimfield and St. James Parish in Williamsfield are determined to do what they can, one child at a time. The Brimfield church has become a drop-off center for […]

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A round-up of some of the Lenten opportunities offered in the diocese

Ash Wednesday (March 1 this year) marks the start of Lent, a season of sacrifice, prayer and charity. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Parishes and Catholic organizations and institutions around the Diocese of Peoria are planning special activities for the penitential season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1. Following are just some of the spiritual opportunities made known to The Catholic Post. Bishop Jenky’s Lenten message: Regulations for Lent and the Easter Triduum […]

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