Church News

St. Rose of Lima Chapel, 486 W. Merchant St. in Kankakee, will celebrate monthly Mass at 6 p.m. on April 30. Reservations are required because of COVID restrictions.

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10, Peoples Church and the Mental Health Network of Kankakee County are presenting “Churches That Heal.”

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The Daily Journal invites area churches to send in news for publication. Brief items are published each Thursday and Church Scroll typically appears the first Thursday of the month. ...READ MORE

St. Rose of Lima Chapel, 486 W. Merchant St. in Kankakee will celebrate its monthly Mass at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26. Ashes will be distributed during the Mass. ...READ MORE

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Applications are now available for Bourbonnais Has Talent, the American Idol-inspired talent show that takes place at the Bourbonnais Friendship Festival. This year’s festival takes place June 23 to 27.

From 5 to 6 p.m. on May 6 and 11, the Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Kankakee City Life and Men of Standard are collaborating to host training events for the Police Stops Initiative.

On Saturday May 22 and Sunday May 23, Kankakee Valley Theatre Association will be hosting The Three Faces of Shakespeare. Tickets will be on sale May 1, 8, 15, and 22 at the Kankakee Farmer’s Market.

The Kankakee Farmers' Market kicks off today and serves the greater Kankakee area. The market provides fresh, locally grown and made, produce and food. Here's what you need to know.

Dr. Sylvia Victoria Lapinel Muniz, of Kankakee, celebrated her centennial birthday March 25 with her family. She was born in 1921 in Jiguani, Cuba, and attended the University of Havana, where she studied to become an oral surgeon. Read more

Ronald and Judith (Albrecht) Borchers, of Crescent City, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering. The couple was married April 30, 1961, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Crescent City. Read more

Thomas L. and Sharon (Caquelin) Shull are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 1, 1971, at Peoples Church in Kankakee. A family celebration will be held at a later date. Read more

Bernadine A. Buswell, of Watseka, will be celebrating her 90th birthday April 30 with a card shower. Please send birthday wishes to 221 E. Ash St., Watseka, IL 60970. A family gathering is planned also. Read more