Pilgrims from Diocese of Peoria share sadness, memories after Notre Dame fire

The Anders family of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Morton attended Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris with friends last Easter. Stephanie Anders called it “a moving experience” and considers the family “blessed to have had the opportunity.” Pictured are, front row, Joseph, Jonathan, and Norah; back row, Jeremiah, Alexa, and Stephanie. (Provided photo)

Our Lady of Paris is also much loved in the Diocese of Peoria, and local Catholics shared in the sorrow felt around the world April 15 when images of Notre Dame Cathedral in flames dominated newscasts and social media. “There are no words to explain the feeling of being there, and no words to describe […]

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Fire destroys former administration building of diocese’s Catholic Charities

Firefighters work to put down a blaze that destroyed the former administration building of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria on the agency's West Peoria campus off Heading Avenue on March 30. The building has only been used for storage in recent years. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

WEST PEORIA — A 29-year-old building that originally served as the administrative base for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria was destroyed by fire on March 30. The cause of the early morning blaze at the structure, located at the West Peoria campus of Catholic Charities at 2900 W. Heading Ave., was still being […]

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