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April 26, 2015 Issue

A throng of Catholic men makes its way across the O'Rourke Mall at the Spalding Pastoral Center enroute to St. Mary's Cathedral during "A Call to Catholic Men of Faith" on April 18.

The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody (More photos from the men's march and Mass have been posted on The Catholic Post's Facebook site.)

A formidable "presence": 600 Catholic men focus on fatherhood

Father’s Day came two months early for the nearly 600 Catholic men attending the annual “A Call to Catholic Men of Faith” march and Mass on April 18. But this event celebrating fatherhood wasn’t about presents given to dads.

It was all about fathers’ presence in the lives of their families.

“Pay attention to your children, pay attention to your wives,” said Father Chase Hilgenbrinck in a passionate challenge to the men as they assembled last Saturday morning on the banks of the Illinois River. Moments later they would walk together in a public stand for faith and family through downtown Peoria to St. Mary’s Cathedral for a Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC.

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