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Growing Disciples Announcement: St. Philomena

Growing Disciples Announcement: St. Philomena

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Dear friends, On May 18, 2024, Bishop Lou communicated his decisions from the Growing Disciples Pastoral Planning initiative. Over the last two years, he has studied our parishes to provide a structure of new parishes to serve our changing Church and demographics. Below is the letter that I read at the Pentecost Vigil Mass this evening. While there will not...

Growing Disciples Pastoral Plan

Growing Disciples Pastoral Plan

Posted by chadmin

"Since coming to the “Heart of Illinois,” Bishop Louis Tylka has experienced firsthand the faith and good works of our priests, religious and laypeople, and he has listened to the people of the Diocese of Peoria. In response to what he has learned, Bishop Tylka has commissioned a pastoral planning process called Growing Disciples, with the goal of moving further...

Pastor’s Letter: July 14, 2024

Pastor’s Letter: July 14, 2024

Posted by chadmin

Dear St. Philomena Parishioners, Blessed weekend to you all! First of all, thank you so much for such a wonderful welcome and first weekend as pastor of St. Philomena! It was a true joy to pray with you at each of the Masses and great to greet you after. It will definitely take me a while to get down names,...