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September 28, 2014 Issue

Cursillistas reach across the main aisle of St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria to join hands for the Our Father during the 50th anniversary Mass on Sept. 13.

The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems (More photos from the celebration will be posted to The Catholic Post's site on Facebook.)

Cursillo celebrates 50 years of 'moments closest to Christ'

Praising Cursillo in Christianity for the many ways it has brought people closer to Christ in central Illinois over the last 50 years, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, also challenged the Cursillistas, who recently celebrated the anniversary with a Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria, to look to the future.

He called them to return to the sources of Cursillo, treasuring what is essential and letting go of what is no longer helpful.

“Energetically and intentionally form the next generation of leaders and teachers and then pass on to them both the title and reality of leadership,” Bishop Jenky said in his homily at the Sept. 13 Mass.

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Respect Life Dinner Oct. 5 benefits Family Resources Center

Festival of Life weekend in Galesburg region Oct. 25-26

Life Chain events set in 9 communities on Sunday, Oct. 5

Pray, then act urges speaker at 40 Days for Life kickoff

Pro-life opportunities abound in October, Respect Life Month

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