Keep Hope Alive

The Office for Immigrant Affairs and Immigration Education invites all to join them and Archbishop Cupich at the annual fundraiser in support and celebration of work with immigrants.
Tuesday, May 10

The Roman Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Celebrate the Feast with Masses at St. Adrian Parish at 8:15 a.m., or Our Lady of Fatima Parish at 7 p.m.
Friday, May 13

Archbishop Cupich Discusses Prayer For Vocations

In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich talks with program host Todd Williamson about the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.  We'll introduce you to "Poetry Pals," a school program that promotes understanding among Catholic, Jewish and Muslim children.  And we'll take you to Holy Name Cathedral for a celebration of African American Heritage.

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Dawn Fitzpatrick suggests that one way we can support and celebrate expectant mothers is by participating in a special Mass this Mother's Day, more details in this week's blog.

News Releases

Archbishop Cupich to Host
Keep Hope Alive for Immigration Reform Fundraiser Tuesday, May 10, 7 p.m., St. Ignatius College Prep

Chicago, IL (May 05, 2016) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will present six awards at the annual fundraising event celebrating the Office’s work on education, advocacy and empowerment for the Archdiocesan Office for Immigrant Affairs, on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m., at St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 Roosevelt Rd. in Chicago.

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Chicago Area World Youth Day Pilgrims to Gather Day of Reflection at St. Helen Parish on May 14, at 10 a.m.

Chicago, IL (May 04, 2016) – The Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Chicago is organizing a day of reflection and preparation for all Chicago area pilgrims that will travel to Kraków, Poland, for World Youth Day 2016 with Pope Francis, as well as those who are helping prepare the Chicago WYD Celebration. The gathering will take place in the Gymnasium of St. Helen Parish, 2327 West Augusta Boulevard in Chicago, on Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m. Sr. Eileen McCann, CSJ, former coordinator for Youth and Young Adults for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will be the presenter.

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Archdiocesan Parishes and Schools to Participate in Emergency Preparedness Workshops Workshops to Focus on Safety and Protection of Parishioners and Children

Chicago, IL (April 13, 2016) – The Archdiocese of Chicago has launched an important initiative in partnership with the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) and the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) to help parishes and schools be better prepared to provide for the safety and protection of parishioners and children, especially in emergency situations such as fires, hazardous materials spills, tornadoes and flooding.

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