Father Augustine Tolton of Quincy moved a step closer to being declared a saint by the Catholic Church when Pope Francis on Wednesday proclaimed him "venerable."
Father Augustine Tolton of Quincy moved a step closer to being declared a saint by the Catholic Church today when Pope Francis proclaimed him "venerable."
Alan Roman stood at the back of Temple B'Nai Sholom, his eyes lingering on the names on the Wall of Remembrance.
The Rev. Mark Tracy was sworn in as a commissioned officer in the Illinois Army National Guard on Monday, ready to become a Catholic chaplain. "These men and women do a lot for our country, and I am honored to serve them," Tracy said.
Bob Winters remembers the large crowd that gathered in 1970 for the cornerstone opening and ceremony at Temple B'Nai Sholom. That event helped celebrate the temple's centennial and the items placed in the cornerstone by temple members in 1869.
Leonard Biallas, Quincy University's distinguished professor emeritus of theology and religious studies will present a lecture titled "A Pilgrim and the Sacred," at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road.
Blessed Sacrament Parish will sponsor a screening of the anti-abortion movie "Unplanned" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the AMC Showplace 6 in Quincy.