Christmas hymn, video witness to the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist

"Like Shepherds to the Stable" is a eucharistic-themed Christmas hymn composed by Tom Dermody, editor of The Catholic Post.

In his 2020 Festival Letter titled “The Real Presence,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky asked that all in the Diocese of Peoria “look for ways to reinforce our teaching and witness regarding the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Eucharist.” While The Catholic Post continues to do that with various columns and news […]

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View Post’s 2017 All Souls’ Day video, designed to inspire prayers for deceased

Forty-seven photos of loved ones who died in the past year, submitted by readers of The Catholic Post, are featured in a video produced by the diocesan newspaper for All Souls’ Day. The four-minute video may be viewed below. It has also been posted for viewing and sharing on The Catholic Post’s Facebook page. The […]

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Post editor shares ‘unique perspective’ of pro-life reporting at Respect Life Dinner

Tom Dermody, editor of The Catholic Post, shared some of the memorable stories from his 38 years of covering pro-life activity in the Diocese of Peoria as keynote speaker of the annual Respect Life Dinner on Oct. 1. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

While food for thought is always served along with an excellent meal at the annual Respect Life Dinner in Peoria, guests also received helpings of praise, hope and encouragement when Tom Dermody, editor of The Catholic Post, exchanged his notebook and camera for a spot behind the microphone. More than 150 people gathered at Barrack’s […]

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Catholic Post editor Dermody will keynote Respect Life Dinner on Oct. 1

Tom Dermody, editor-in-chief of The Catholic Post.

Tom Dermody, editor of The Catholic Post, will be the keynote speaker at the 36th annual Respect Life Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 1, at Barrack’s Cater Inn in Peoria. The dinner, which begins at 6 p.m. and features updates on area pro-life activities, raises funds to purchase materials for the Family Resources Center in Peoria. […]

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‘Post’ earns two national awards

QUEBEC CITY, Canada — The Catholic Post has received two awards from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada for material published in 2016. Both were in the category of “Best Personality Profile.” Jennifer Willems, assistant editor, received second place for her profile of Father James DeBisschop, pastor of Mary, Our Lady […]

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