Why more than 500 Nativities fill the Rushville home of Regina Ehrhardt

Nativities rest on nearly every flat surface in Regina Ehrhardt's Rushville home. She displays them throughout the year. The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems

RUSHVILLE — Christmas isn’t a season for Regina Ehrhardt. It’s a way of life. The Rushville woman’s home is filled with Nativity scenes in the form of pillows, throws, table cloths and runners, plates, wall hangings, water globes, ornaments, and a cookie jar, in addition to some more traditional displays. During a recent visit she […]

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Rushville volunteer uses gifts to lead Diocese of Peoria’s women’s commission

Ellen Ehrgott, the new chair of the Bishop's Commission on Women in the Church and in Society, has been involved in just about every aspect of parish life at St. Rose in Rushville. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

RUSHVILLE — Ellen Ehrgott’s family calls her “the church lady,” but she says it’s not true. It’s hard not to agree with them. A speech language pathologist working with students at two different schools, she is or has been involved in just about every aspect of parish life at St. Rose. That may slow down […]

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