‘Post’ releases 2019 All Souls Day memorial video featuring reader submitted photos

The Catholic Post's 2019 memorial video for All Souls Day includes 37 photos submitted by readers of loved ones who died within the past year. Providing musical background is the song "Dear God," written and sung by Catholic Post columnist Paul Thomas Moore.

Thirty-seven reader submitted photos of recently deceased loved ones from throughout the Diocese of Peoria are featured in a memorial video produced by The Catholic Post to assist in the observance of the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day) on Nov. 2. Providing musical background to this year’s video is the song […]

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Annual Diocesan Appeal opens April 6-7; video to be shown at all parish Masses

This year's theme and poster image for the Annual Diocesan Appeal are inspired by the Gospel story of Jesus' multiplication of the loaves and fishes to feed 5,000.

Gifts to the 2019 Annual Diocesan Appeal — which opens in parishes across the Diocese of Peoria next weekend, April 6-7 — will not only transform the lives of people the donors may never meet, but they may do the same for someone very close to home: The givers themselves. So says Bishop Daniel R. […]

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Bishop Barron visits Peoria to film segment on Archbishop Sheen for series

Bishop Robert Barron speaks in front of the sanctuary of St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria on July 21 while filming a segment on Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen for his series "Catholicism: the Pivotal Players." (Provided photo/Word on Fire Catholic Ministries)

Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, and a technical crew visited Peoria on July 21 to film footage for a segment on Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen that will be included in his new documentary series “Catholicism: The Pivotal Players.” Bishop Barron, founder of the media ministry Word on Fire, visited both St. […]

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Lose a loved one in the past year? Submit photo for our All Souls Day tribute video

The Catholic Post is once again planning to produce a music video to honor those from the Diocese of Peoria who have died within the last 12 months and to promote prayers for them. The video will be released near All Souls’ Day, Nov. 2. An example of a previous year’s video has been placed […]

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Bishop shares ‘secret’ to a joyful life as Annual Diocesan Appeal opens April 1-2

Sister Salezia Rudyova, FSJB, left, and Mother Vaclava Ballon, FSJB, prepare packets of promotional materials for the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal to be sent to parishes around the Diocese of Peoria. Sister Salezia, an assistant in the Office of Stewardship and Development, is in her third year as coordinator of the appeal. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

The invitation to support the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal, which will be promoted in all parishes of the Diocese of Peoria the weekend of April 1-2, comes with a bonus — the secret of a happy life. “It’s simple,” says Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, in an eight-minute video to be shown at Masses next […]

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