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Rantoul native celebrates 25 years as nun

SPRINGFIELD — Sister Teresa Marron, OP, daughter of Marvetta Marron and the late James Marron, is celebrating 25 years as a Dominican sister of Springfield.

Marron was born in Rantoul with St. Malachy Church as her home parish.

Religion calendar, May 22, 2015

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Top of the morning, May 17, 2015

In a single weekend, the Rev. Clarence Buchanan is going to celebrate a wedding anniversary, host a family reunion and throw a retirement party.

Then the 74-year-old with 54 years in the ministry probably is going to nap.

"That sounds good," he said. "It's going to be jam-packed with activities."

Don Follis: Finding our true calling is a great blessing

Way back in the summer between my freshman and college year in college I signed on with a dorm-cleaning crew at a small college. I hauled out mounds of trash. I washed and painted walls. I stripped wax floors. I fixed broken beds, doors and dressers.

Religion calendar, May 8, 2015

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Church to open faith-based preschool in Rantoul

RANTOUL — A local church will open a preschool in August.

The congregation that is located in the former Rantoul Christian Church (the church has reorganized and not decided on a formal name) will open Sovereign Grace Preschool.

Religion calendar, May 1, 2015

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Don Follis: We can know what God wants if we take time to listen

Though I have been exploring and praying the Daily Examen for years, I happened upon it accidentally 25 years ago on a late-night flight from Mexico City to Chicago. In the simplest terms, the Examen is an examination of the conscience. Instituted hundreds of years ago by St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuit Order, the idea is to give the faithful a helpful way to examine their conscience.

Religion calendar, April 24, 2015

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Religion calendar, April 17, 2015

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