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OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee celebrates 100 years of service

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 […]

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Blessing ceremony as OSF HealthCare opens its first two ‘Urgo’ locations

Deacon Joe Knapp, manager of pastoral care and chaplaincy services at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, blesses the staffs of the first two OSF Urgo locations during ceremonies on July 27 for the 10408 N. Centerway Drive location in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Calling it a “new way to meet the health care needs of busy individuals and families,” OSF HealthCare held blessing ceremonies on July 27 for its first OSF Urgo site at 10408 N. Centerway Dr., just off Knoxville Avenue in north Peoria. The term “Urgo” is derived from urgent care for people on the go. […]

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100 women religious celebrate, grow in holiness at regional spiritual workshop

More than 100 members from eight religious communities in the Diocese of Peoria and the Diocese of Springfield gather for a group photo at the regional spiritual workshop hosted by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis at their East Peoria motherhouse on April 7. The day was co-sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

EAST PEORIA – Holiness begets holiness and women religious, by strengthening their commitment to consecrated life, help everyone recognize and grow in their own call to holiness, Father Dennis Gill said at a regional spiritual workshop hosted by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis last weekend. “For many people, holiness is not […]

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OSF Saint Francis receives $1.1 million grant to help victims of violent crime

Sister Judith Ann Duvall, OSF, chairperson of OSF HealthCare, speaks at a press conference March 29 announcing that OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria will establish a Trauma Recovery Center in partnership with Peoria Public Schools to assist victims of violent crimes. Looking on are Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat, left, superintendent of Peoria Public Schools, and state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92nd), a sponsor of the legislation that resulted in a $1.1 million grant to establish the center at Manual Academy in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria announced March 29 it has been selected to receive a $1.1 million grant to help children and adult victims of violent crimes recover not only from physical wounds but the lingering psychological and emotional ones as well. OSF will partner with Peoria Public Schools to establish a […]

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OSF HealthCare, Caterpillar partnering to develop downtown Peoria block

Bob Sehring, OSF HealthCare CEO, speaks at a Jan. 11 press conference in the lobby of Caterpillar's administrative headquarters in downtown Peoria. Sehring announced that OSF HealthCare and Caterpillar are partnering to develop the historic former Chase building at 124 SW Adams St. (inset) into a new Ministry Headquarters for OSF HealthCare. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

OSF HealthCare will establish a new Ministry Headquarters in downtown Peoria through a partnership with Caterpillar Inc. announced Jan. 11. Plans call for OSF HealthCare to restore a century-old, nine-story iconic property at 124 SW Adams St. and eventually relocate more than 700 employees there. The now vacant structure — a prominent retail establishment for […]

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OSF Women’s Health and Advanced Fertility Center in Peoria is blessed

Accompanied by Dr. Jillian Stalling and Dr. Elizabeth Cox, Bishop Jenky sprinkles holy water throughout the new OSF Women's Health and Advanced Fertility Center in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

In the days before the birth of Christ was celebrated, people gathered at the OSF Center for Health in Peoria to pray for all the holy families who would benefit from the new OSF Women’s Health and Advanced Fertility Center and OSF FertilityCare Center. “Grant that in this new office, the physicians and staff will […]

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