Galesburg Life Chain a prayerful, public witness and ‘the right thing to do’

Msgr. Ernest Pizzamiglio offers a prayer before the Life Chain in Galesburg began on Oct. 7. He would then take his sign and sit among other participants at the intersection of Henderson and Fremont streets. The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems

GALESBURG — Prayers, smiles and signs proclaiming Jesus’ love and forgiveness and the sanctity of human life greeted motorists driving through the intersection of Henderson and Fremont streets here last Sunday as dozens of pro-life advocates participated in Life Chain. The peaceful, prayerful witness is held on the first Sunday of October — known as […]

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“If God calls us . . .”: Diocese of Peoria celebrates its jubilarian priests

Priests from throughout the Diocese of Peoria concelebrate the Jubilarian Mass with Bishop Jenky on June 23 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Applause filled St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria as priests celebrating milestone anniversaries were honored at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. Praising their commitment, he called them “irreplaceable in the life of our community” and said, “Our hearts are filled with love and gratitude for their ministry.” Also honored was the newest […]

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