Chicago, IL (October 31, 2014) – Rev. Thomas Jeremias Kaveney died on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. Fr. Kaveney was the Pastor Emeritus of Mater Christi Parish in North Riverside, and was a recent resident of St. Odilo Parish in Berwyn. He was 93 years old.
October 29, 2014
Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, has approved the restructuring plan recommended by the Archdiocesan School Board and the Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Schools. The reconfiguration, which will include school consolidations, re‑purposing and closings, are part of the ongoing 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for Catholic Schools and will result in a strengthened mission of Catholic education in the Archdiocese.
The Cardinal's Column - November 2 - 15, 2014
The Archdiocese of Chicago educates more than 82,000 Chicago area children in 240 elementary and high schools. Forming children in our Catholic faith and educating them to be responsible future adults have long been important ministries of the Catholic Church.
Cemetery Sunday celebrates the Feast of All Souls Day with a day of faith, visitation, gratitude and prayer at seventeen cemeteries around the Archdiocese of Chicago. A Prayer Service and recitation of the Rosary begin at 2 p.m.
Sunday, November 2
The Catholic Health Association of the U.S. (CHA) is organizing 100 Days of Prayer for the sick and those who care for them. This culminates the World Day of the Sick, February 11, 2015, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Monday, November 3
St. Bede the Venerable Parish in Chicago is hosting a special Mass at 7 p.m. for "Those Kidnaped or Disappeared" – "Los Desaparecidos y Secuestrados," to pray for those who have been lost, kidnaped or murdered.
Tuesday, November 11
Founded in 1970, the CCHD is the Archdiocese's anti-poverty program, whose mission is to addressthe root causes of poverty through >grants and education programs.
Sunday, November 23
The Fall 2014 edition of Sanctuary airs on Sunday, October 26, at 11:30 a.m. on ABC7. The program features comments from Archbishop-Designate Blase Cupich, the latest in the cause for sainthood for Fr. Augustus Tolton and other celebrations around the Archdiocese.
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Chicago, IL (October 23, 2014) – Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, will preside during the Annual Archdiocesan Awards Ceremony, when the Bishop Quarter Award and the Christifideles Award are given to Archdiocesan lay men and women for their dedication to the Church and their ministries. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 26, at 2:30 p.m., at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago.read more
Chicago, IL (October 22, 2014) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has informed the priests of the Archdiocese of Chicago of his decision regarding his choice of residence and will live in the former quarters of the late Bishop Lyne at Holy Name Cathedral. Archbishop Cupich made this decision in consultation with Cardinal George, Msgr. Dan Mayall, Pastor of Holy Name Cathedral, and several Chicago priests.read more
Chicago, IL (October 21, 2014) – Most Rev. Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S., Archbishop of San Antonio, will preside over a Prayer Vigil and Mass for Immigration Reform and Unaccompanied Children on Friday, October 24. The Prayer Vigil and Mass, which are expected to have hundreds of participants from dozens of parishes and religious orders throughout Cook and Lake counties, are sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Immigrant Affairs.read more