In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, host Todd Williamson talks with Archbishop Cupich about the importance of lay leadership being involved in the political process; couples celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary; and we visit a north-side parish with a highly successful Theology On Tap program. 

News Releases

U.S. Department of Education Honors Three Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools as 2016 Blue Ribbon Award Schools The Archdiocese of Chicago is the Recipient of the Greatest Number of Blue Ribbon Awards of Any School System – Public and Private – in the Country

Chicago, IL (September 29, 2016) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today that three of its Catholic schools – St. Anne Parish School (Barrington), St. Daniel the Prophet School (Chicago) and St. Juliana School (Chicago) – have been recognized this year by the U.S. Department of Education with Blue Ribbon Awards. The Blue Ribbon Award is presented to schools based on the schools overall academic excellence or the schools progress in closing student achievement gaps.

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Archdiocese of Chicago Celebrates 18th Annual Noche de Gala with Theme “Celebrating the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy” Friday, September 30, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace

Chicago, IL (September 27, 2016) – The Eighteenth Annual Noche de Gala, will take place at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, September 30, at Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Very Rev. Ronald A. Hicks, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, will attend this annual recognition dinner and award ceremony that honors Catholics who serve and work in Hispanic Ministry in Cook and Lake Counties. Almost 150 parishes offering Hispanic Ministry as well as various Archdiocesan Agencies will be represented by the evening’s attendees.

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