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Lent 2024 Mission on the Eucharist

Lent 2024 Mission on the Eucharist

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This Mission, from March 9-13, 2024, will be led by Fr. Luke Spannagel and will focus on the Eucharist.   Fr. Luke will preach all Masses at St. Philomena on March 9-10. Then, on March 11-13 we’ll begin with Mass at 5:30 p.m., followed by talks in the church. No advanced registration is needed.   Fr. Luke may be familiar...

Growing Disciples Pastoral Plan

Growing Disciples Pastoral Plan

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"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...

Eucharistic Revival: Walk Through the Mass

Eucharistic Revival: Walk Through the Mass

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"Why is the Mass so important? Why do we stand, sit, and kneel at specific times during the Mass? Where did the prayers we say at Mass come from? When does Jesus actually become present in his Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity? How do I pray better at Mass? These are just some of the many questions parishioners have asked me through the years....