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Religion

Don Follis | We vote, but Jesus alone ushers in his kingdom

My work is a good fit for me, as I spend my days interacting with pastors from a wide array of backgrounds. As I counsel, give spiritual direction, ask questions and listen to stories — some heartwarming, others heartbreaking — I know that church-based vocations are not for the faint of heart.

Clergy Corner, Oct. 12, 2018

Each Monday afternoon, dozens of volunteers gather in the basement of Community United Church of Christ on the University of Illinois campus with one purpose: to feed the hungry.

Many of them slice vegetables or stir food cooking over the church's stove. Some set the tables. Others prepare to serve as waiters or waitresses.

Religion calendar, Oct. 12-19, 2018

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Entertainment listings, Oct. 11-18, 2018

EVENTSThis weekend

THE STORYBOOK BALL

Religion calendar, Oct. 5-12, 2018

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Clergy Corner, Oct. 5, 2018

A love for baking started for "the Bread Monk," the Rev. Dominic Garramone, in the kitchen of his childhood home.

Making food together was a family activity, with his mom finding teachable moments in everything from doubling the ingredients to how soon the cookies would be ready to come out of the oven, he recalled.

Entertainment listings, Oct. 4-11, 2018

EVENTSThis weekend

39TH ANNUAL HARVEST DAZE

A Life Remembered | 'He was loving and prayerful'

URBANA — Friends, family, former students and parishioners are remembering David Zola as a holy man who dedicated his life to helping other people grow closer to God.

Mr. Zola, 71, a professor at the University of Illinois and husband of Unit 4 Superintendent Susan Zola, was memorialized Monday in the same church where he baptized children and assisted at Mass.

Religion calendar, Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2018

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Clergy Corner, Sept. 28, 2018

Rantoul's Christian Life Church got its start when the Rev. JOHN BONACORSI began holding services in a bowling alley on U.S. 136.The founding pastor once told the story of a truck driver who dropped in to roll a few frames and walked out praising God.

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