Category: Faith Formation

Randy Simmons Race for PND

Randy Simmons Race for PND

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Randy Simmons was a parishioner of St. Philomena and a long-time educator and coach in the Peoria schools. One of his dreams was for all kids to have the opportunity for a Catholic education. The Randy Simmons Race for PND 5K Run/Walk was established in his memory to keep that dream alive. The very first Randy Simmons Tuition Assistance Scholarship...

Marian Devotions

Marian Devotions

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During the month of May we honor Mary. This is a good time to keep up current Marian devotions, or pick up a new one. Check out these resources for adults and children. St. Philomena May Crowning Video Regina Coeli Prayer: Regina Coeli means “Queen of Heaven” in Latin. From Easter until Pentecost this prayer replaces the Angelus that is...

Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary

Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary

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Today we celebrate good St. Joseph, spouse of Mary.  We thank God for our grandfathers, fathers, brothers, and godfathers that are here on earth or in Heaven.   After traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census Mary gave birth to Jesus in Bethlehem. Joseph was then warned in a dream by Herod to not return to Nazareth but to go...