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2019 GRAND ANNUAL APPEAL - 10/26/2019

Our annual Grand Annual Appeal is in progress! Click on the link on any of our collaborative or individual parish homepages for the letters and financial statements. Read more

All Saints - a Holy Day of Obligation - 11/01/2019

All Saints Day is this week! Holy day Masses are: Thursday-- 4pm at St. Mary & St. Ann; Friday-- 7am, 9am, 12:05pm at Sacred Heart; 9am, 5pm at St. Ann; 7pm at St. Mary.

Thanksgiving - 11/28/2019

Thanksgiving Eve: 6:30pm Mass at Sacred Heart; Thanksgiving Day: 7am Mass at Sacred Heart; 8am Mass at St. Ann; 9am Mass at St. Mary

Annual Mass of Remembrance - 11/03/2019

Our annual Mass of Remembrance is the weekend of Nov 2/3: 4pm Mass on Saturday at St. Ann; 10am Mass on Sunday at Sacred Heart and 10:30am Mass at St. Mary. Come and remember those from our parishes who have passed away since last All Souls Day.

Mass and Breakfast with Santa - 12/15/2019

Celebrate 10:30 am Sunday Mass at St. Mary and welcome Santa after Mass and join him for our annual breakfast! Admission is $5 per adult and no cost for children.

 

Archdiocesan News

 

Archbishop Sheen's upcoming beatification greeted with joy, thanksgiving

PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) -- With joy and thanksgiving, officials and faithful throughout the Diocese of Peoria and around the globe welcomed the announcement Nov. 18 that Pope Francis has called for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen in Peoria Dec. 21. Read more

Unearthed church sites show local Christians as pilgrims in Holy Land

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Two unearthed Byzantine church complexes shed light on the tradition of Christian pilgrimage in the Holy Land. Read more

After U.S. reversal, Vatican reiterates two states needed in Holy Land

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican reiterated its call for a two-state solution in the Holy Land after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States would no longer recognize the illegality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Read more

Welcoming pope after long flight, Thais keep it warm and informal

BANGKOK (CNS) -- Arriving in Thailand after an 11-hour flight, Pope Francis was greeted by 11 children -- one for each of the country's dioceses. Read more

Why did the Wall fall, 30 years ago?

November 9 marked the 30th anniversary of the peaceful breach of the Berlin Wall -- the symbolic high point of the Revolution of 1989, which would be completed seven weeks later by the fall of the Czechoslovak communist regime and Vaclav Havel's election as that country's president. A few days before the actual anniversary, German foreign minister Haiko Maas penned a brief essay on the reasons why the Wall came down, which was striking for what Mr. Mass didn't mention. Read more

 

 

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