|Mural on wall across from Glen Oak Community Center. |
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Not only are Hispanic families moving into the area, so are restaurants and grocery stores:
|Grocery store across the street from|
Glen Oak Community School
|Across from Glen Oak Community School|
More restaurants and business have opened that cater to Latinos and the growth has had other effects.
|On Prospect @ Forrest Hill|
Monsignor Paul Showalter of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria said the church has had to adapt to those whose native language is Spanish.
There are now Spanish Masses and three nuns from Mexico who work in the area. The diocese, which covers much of central Illinois, also has Latino priests in areas such as the Quad Cities.
|On University near Nebraska|
|Across from Glen Oak|