From a reader:
The beautiful restoration work is nearly complete at St Mary's Cathedral in Peoria, IL (photos on their Facebook). To celebrate the completion of this work and in honor of the 100th anniversary of the death of the first bishop of the Diocese of Peoria, two special Masses are schedule:By the way, if you visit make sure to check out not one but two diocesan museums:
1) On Wednesday, August 24 at 7:15pm a Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the Cathedral in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Archbishop Spalding
2) On Thursday, August 25 at 1pm a Solemn Mass of Founder’s Day will be celebrated by Bishop Daniel Jenky in the Cathedral.
Details can be found here: http://catholicpeoria.blogspot.com/p/founders-day-celebrations.html
The Catholic Diocese of Peoria is proud to host two museums: The Diocesan Museum and the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Museum. Both are located in the Spalding Pastoral Center located just north of Downtown Peoria, Illinois.