When the World Attacks You, Find Strength in Christ’s Power

I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in bible study. In doing so I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at Paul without really seeing Jesus’ amazing handiwork. Now you need to know that I think Paul is an ...

Spiritually Speaking: Are you a card-carrying christian?

Just how hard is it to be a card carrying Christian these days? Republicans, Democrats, the NAACP, the ACLU all carry cards and encourage like-minded people to become card-carrying members. You can get a car for just about any group ...

Plainfield prayer event for military

St. Mary Immaculate will host a silent hour of prayer the third Friday of each month starting June 16. The event is open to the public to devote an hour to pray for those who serve our country. The June ...

St. Thomas more lecture series kicks-off new season

Historic St. Joseph Parish, 416 N. Chicago St., continues in its mission to provide “Faith Development and Continuing Education for People of all Faiths” through the annual St. Thomas More Lecture Series. Three diverse speakers are headlining the Lecture Series ...

Spiritually Speaking: You Gotta See the Devil Coming

Invariably as a Christian, the notion of Satan will come up and that conversation can range from soup to nuts, as we all know. I am often encouraged in these, sometimes crazy, discussions that God’s plan is very precise and ...

Spiritually Speaking: The Devil Is a Liar You better Recognize

I’m sure at one time or another, you’ve heard the phrase, “the devil is a liar.” I’ve said it here many times. Satan specializes in deceit. You know the drill. Harden not your heart, when you hear the Word of ...

Local pastor’s book details his personal struggles with race and faith

Calvin Quarles is a senior pastor at the Church of Bolingbrook, a husband, father, a former Black Panther, and now a published author.

Northern Will County's 23rd Annual Harvest Saturday Food Drive

Sponsored by St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, Community Christian Church, United Presbyterian Church and The Rock Church.

Prayer of Remembrance

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 127 S. Briggs St. (one-half mile north of I-80), Joliet will offer a “Prayer of Remembrance for All Who Have Died”

Church: Word of the Week

The closest person in the world is responsible for this one. It’s all about praying and meditating in the morning. I have watched a personal transformation right before my very eyes. I’ve watched as the quest for the habitual has ...

Bolingbrook mosque open house attempts to promote understanding of Islam

On Sunday, the Muslim Association of Bolingbrook held an open house event on Sunday at the New Masjid Community Center.

Choir Annual Day

Join us for Choir Annual Day

Clothing and houseware collection

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 127 S. Briggs St., Joliet (one-half mile north of I-80), Joliet will host the St. Vincent de Paul Society Clothing and Houseware Collection from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 5. Clean clothing ...

Prayer Walk/Picnic

Igniting The Fire Prayer Center presents Guarding The Gates of The City Prayer Walk, Saturday, May 28, 2016. Walk Line UP: 10:45am- Walk Kick Off-11:45am at Will County Visitation Facility, 20 S. Chicago St. Joliet, parking lot. Walk Route: North ...

Faith community unites to help members quit tobacco

On May 22, the faith community will rally in a nationwide, interfaith effort to address smoking and tobacco use in the African American community. Deemed No Menthol Sunday, the observance day calls faith leaders around the country to educate congregants ...