In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, host Todd Williamson talks with Archbishop Cupich about Pope Francis naming him to the College of Cardinals; couples celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary; and we visit a north-side parish with a highly successful Theology On Tap program.

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Notice of Decrees Uniting Parishes and Relegation of a Parish Church to Use Other Than Divine Worship

A plan to unite St. Benedict the African Parish (West) with St. Benedict the African Parish (East), both in the greater Englewood area in the City of Chicago, was presented to the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Presbyteral Council and discussed at a regular meeting of the Council.

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Gerhard Cardinal Müller to Speak at Mundelein Seminary Friday, October 28, 10 a.m.

Chicago, IL (October 18, 2016) – His Eminence Gerhard Cardinal Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, will give a lecture titled, The Theology of Freedom: Encountering Christ at the Margins of Society, on Friday, October 28, at 10 a.m., at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, Mundelein Seminary, 1000 East Maple Avenue in Mundelein. Mass will follow the lecture at 11:15 a.m. Cardinal Müller’s lecture is being sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship and the University of Saint Mary of the Lake/ Mundelein Seminary.

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Catholic Extension announces Jubilee of Mercy Pilgrimage Pilgrims will attend consistory for the creation of new cardinals, including Archbishop Cupich

Chicago, IL (October 13, 2016) – Catholic Extension has announced a Jubilee of Mercy Pilgrimage November 15 – 21 to Rome and Assisi. Pilgrims will be able to participate in two historic events: the papal consistory for the creation of new cardinals on November 19 and the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy with the closing of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica on November 20.

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Gala Benefit Fundraiser Supporting Cause for Sainthood of Father Augustus Tolton Sunday, November 13, at Navy Pier

Chicago, IL (October 11, 2016) – The Gala Benefit Fundraiser for Support of the Cause for Sainthood of Father Augustus Tolton will take place at Navy Pier’s Lakeview Terrace, 600 East Grand Avenue on Chicago’s Lakefront, on Sunday, November 13, at 3 p.m.

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Mass for Hope and Healing at Holy Family Parish in Chicago Saturday, October 29, at 11 a.m.

Chicago, IL (October 10, 2016) – Rev. Lawrence R. Dowling, Pastor of St. Agatha Parish in Chicago, will be the main celebrant and Very Rev. Jeffrey S. Grob, Chancellor for the Archdiocese of Chicago, will be the homilist, at the Mass for Hope and Healing on Saturday, October 29, at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Parish, 1080 West Roosevelt Road in Chicago. During this Mass, music will be led by and performed by the St. Agatha Parish choir.

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Domestic Violence Awareness and Outreach Mass Saturday, October 29, at Holy Name Cathedral

Chicago, IL (September 30, 2016) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will preside at the first archdiocesan-wide Mass for Domestic Violence Awareness and Outreach, on Saturday, October 29, at 5:15 p.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago.  All are welcome to attend, especially victims of domestic violence, their children and families. 

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