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New site for Milan Christian Food Pantry ‘a gift from God,’ generosity of others

The Milan Christian Food Pantry will move to this new location at 225 E. 1st St. in early 2020. Donated by longtime Milan attorney Ken Collinson, the building's interior has been extensively remodeled and the exterior will soon receive new siding. (Provided photo)

MILAN — “A wonderful gift from God.” That’s how Alice Dobbeleare describes the soon-to-be new location for the Milan Christian Food Pantry. For five years the pantry — a joint venture of five area churches, including St. Ambrose Parish in Milan and St. Patrick Parish, Andalusia — has operated out of rented space at 128 […]

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Father Charles Klamut releases a new original music project: “Beta: Volume II”

Father Charles Klamut has released his fourth solo CD of original music, called "Beta: Volume 2." (Cover art by Gabi Test)

MILAN — Inspirations for songwriting can hit Father Charles Klamut unexpectedly, even during a stop at a coffee shop while out of town to celebrate the wedding of a former student. Twenty-four hours after that visit, the pastor of St. Ambrose in Milan and St. Patrick in Andalusia had written “Barista,” one of seven songs […]

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Masses moved as St. Ambrose Parish, Milan, begins church building upgrade

Donning shovels for ceremonial groundbreaking outside St. Ambrose Church in Milan on April 30 were (from left) Charlie McGuire, building committee; Zach Sottos, project manager from Centennial Contractors; Ed Wegscheid, building committee; and Father Charles Klamut, pastor of St. Ambrose Parish. Bert Caitlin holds the sign at left. Not present for the photo was Cal Heiar of the building committee. (Provided photo)

  MILAN — Groundbreaking and blessing ceremonies took place April 30 at St. Ambrose Parish here for a long-awaited church building upgrade. Parish families are continuing to gather funds for remodeling projects including an addition to the rear of the church for restrooms and a gathering area, a handicap ramp at the south entrance, flooring, […]

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A Cursillo first? 3 generations of family share in same Quad Cities weekend

Chris Kilcoin, her daughter Sydney, and mother-in-law Kathleen Kilcoin were able to make Cursillo the same weekend this spring, which is thought to be the first time three generations did this together in the Diocese of Peoria. (Provided photo)

MILAN — It is not unusual for several members of the same family to experience Cursillo over time. For three generations to make the same Cursillo weekend is a different story, however. That’s what the women of the Kilcoin family of Milan and Matherville did this spring at the Believers Together Center in Moline. It […]

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