WOODSTOCK—The fourth speaker in the Bishop Malloy Year of Faith series, Joseph Wood, provided plenty of substance in his June 6 talk at Marian Central Catholic High School.
In his introduction, Bishop David J. Malloy called the Year of Faith “almost an intense year of retreat … (with) substance, prayer and charit... Read More
The Observer devotes 6 pages to 2013 high school graduates from Aurora CCHS, Feeport Aquin, Rosary, Marian Central, Marmion Academy, Newman, Boylan, St. Edward as well as OSF College of Nursing.
SANDWICH—“I say ‘Yes,’ my Lord, in all the good times, through all the bad times …”
“Digo ‘Si’ Senor/I Say ‘Yes’ My Lord” was sung on Pentecost Sunday at St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Sandwich, one day before a May 20 fire claimed the back end of the church and ... Read More
By Penny Wiegert, Editor
SANDWICH—Grief came to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church twice on Monday, May 20. Mourners gathered in the morning as Father Andrew Hougan, pastor, celebrated a funeral Mass for one of his parishioners. Then about 2 p.m. neighbors and parishioners gathered in tearful disbelief as they watched their... Read More
ROCKFORD—Calling it one of a few “particular opportunities within the presbyterate of the diocese” to celebrate Mass together, Bishop David J. Malloy gathered with several members of that brotherhood on April 30 at St. Rita Parish for Mass and a luncheon to honor those who are celebrating 10, 25, 40 and 50 years of priesthoo... Read More
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