Some Roman Catholic leaders are raising concerns about the new COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Christians, a 40-day period of repentance and preparation before Easter.
CHICAGO – Ash Wednesday will look a little different for Chicago area Catholics, with new COVID-19 precautions featuring the sprinkling of ash…
Valentine’s Day actually originated as a liturgical feast to celebrate the decapitation of a third-century Christian martyr, or perhaps two. S…
Plans to rebuild a Clinton church destroyed in a fire last summer are still on, but an increase in the price to rebuild has delayed the process.
“We just really want to be a blessing to those, to be able to give back and give the services to those people.”
The mission of the Decatur volunteer group, Walk It Like We Talk It, is stated clearly in its title
Trooper Tracy uses social media to show the personal side of Illinois State Police Officers
With only a few days left before the end of the year, Decatur's Salvation Army is close to its Christmas Season Fundraising Goal of $560,000.
Christmas Eve service is traditionally extra-special. Churches pull out all the stops for the largest gathering of the year, when far-flung fa…
A Kwanzaa Celebration will be held Saturday, Dec. 26, at downtown's Central Park
Donations throughout the Christmas campaign have provided about 75% of the seasonal goal of $560,000.
Thanks to donations from Biggens Bar & Billiards and Our Lady of Lourdes School, plus the generosity of others, Faith Fellowship gave away…
What some are calling a Christmas “star” will appear on Dec. 21, the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn when the two planets will be so close i…
Decatur group home residents will receive gifts from a Secret Santa thanks to the community
Members of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department participate in Don't Shave December
Church member Nancy Penwell said she worried that people who, until recently, were employed would not be on any lists to be helped by the usua…
With the holiday season under way, charitable donations are on the rise. But how do organizations use their funds?
FORSYTH — New Testament Church of Decatur will hold "A Merry Little Christmas" 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11.
This year of COVID-19 and its consequences, agencies and organizations designed to help are struggling
"Everyone in the church knows about it. We're seeing new faces come and give and come and receive, and that's really a blessing."
The drive is underway now and will continue through Nov. 20.