“ACE” Catholic School Teachers Form Community to Serve Local Students

AUG. 13, 2015— Two schools in the Diocese of Peoria are welcoming new teachers from the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), a nationally respected initiative that sends talented, faith-filled educators to serve in Catholic schools around the country. At the invitation of the Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C., Bishop of […]

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Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Peoria on Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Regarding Same Sex Marriage

NEWS RELEASE The Diocese of Peoria, Illinois June 26, 2015 “Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Peoria on Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Regarding Same Sex Marriage” PEORIA – Regarding the Supreme Court decision today requiring all 50 states to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples, Bishop Daniel Jenky, C.S.C. stands united with the Bishops […]

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Diocese of Peoria Presents Additional Clarifications Regarding the Suspension of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Cause of Sainthood

September 5, 2014 Contact: Diocese of Peoria, Illinois 309-671-1550 (PEORIA, IL) After an outpouring of great support for the actions taken by Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C., Bishop of the Diocese of Peoria regarding the suspension of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Cause of Sainthood, the Diocese is providing additional clarifications. According to the Chancellor […]

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Cause for Venerable Sheen’s Beatification Moves to Next Step

June 17, 2014 Contact: Monsignor Stanley Deptula Msgr_Deptula@cdop.org 309-677-7085 (PEORIA, IL) The Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation, received word today that the seven-member theological commission who advise the Congregation of the Causes of Saints at the Vatican unanimously agreed that a reported miracle […]

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Cause for Venerable Sheen’s Beatification moves to next step

Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, President Monsignor Stanley Deptula, Executive Director 419 NE Madison Avenue Peoria, Illinois 61603 USA 309-671-1550 877-71-SHEEN ArchbishopSheenCause.org Media Contact: Msgr. Stanley Deptula Msgr_Deptula@cdop.org June 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cause for Venerable Sheen’s Beatification moves to next step Peoria, IL — The Most Reverend Daniel […]

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Bishop Jenky Meets Pope Francis

“BISHOP JENKY MEETS POPE FRANCIS” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C. of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria attended the winter meeting of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and other diocesan business in Rome, Italy. Bishop Jenky is a member of the ND Board of Trustees and a Fellow. Bishop Jenky had the opportunity […]

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“Tiny” Girl Hopes to End Bullying

October 30, 2014 Contact: Bill Engelbrecht 309-671-1550 (PEORIA, IL) St. Thomas Catholic School in Peoria Heights will host a very special little girl on Monday, November 3 when Acacia “Tiny” Woodley travels to Peoria from Florida to visit St. Thomas’s 400 plus elementary students. This little 12 year old girl, born without complete arms, who […]

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Miracle Attributed to the Intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Archbishop Fulton Sheen Approved

March 6, 2014 Contact: Monsignor Stanley Deptula Msgr_Deptula@cdop.org 309-677-7085 (PEORIA, IL) The Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation, received word early Thursday morning that the 7-member board of medical experts who advise the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints at the Vatican unanimously […]

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Obedience & Archbishop Fulton Sheen

Obedience in Life, Obedience in Death: The Great Example of Archbishop Sheen by Msgr. Richard Soseman Obedience. Obedience can be a challenge. Every child knows this. My abundant great nieces and nephews are truly great kids, well behaved young men and women. They are tremendously good, and I have see them, often, engage in selfless […]

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Sheen Cause Suspended, Call for Prayer

September 3, 2014 Contact: Diocese of Peoria, Illinois 309-671-1550 It is with immense sadness that the Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation, announced today that the Cause for Sheen’s beatification and canonization has for the foreseeable future been suspended. The process to verify […]

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What are Relics…and, Why are they important?

Msgr. James E. Kruse, J.C.L. Nearly every human being has a cherished treasure from a loved one: a family heirloom, a favorite picture, a lock of hair, jewelry and so on. These items help us to be connected to our loved one and remember them, especially after their death. There is something natural and very […]

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