Friday & Saturday
Feb. 27th - 28th
24 parishes / 24 hoursThe Sacrament of Penance

National Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools in Cook and Lake counties welcome the public during special open houses and events throughout the week, focusing on the value of Catholic education. This year's theme is "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith,
Knowledge and Service".

January 25 – January 31

Poverty Awareness Month

This month, join the Archdiocesan Office for Peace and Justice, the U.S. Bishops and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development in taking up Pope Francis' challenge to live in solidarity with the poor!

January 2015

Family Congress of Polonia

The Second Family Congress of Polonia, a series of conference sessions about marriage and family, begins on February 6. This year’s theme is: "Faces of Love - Parents".

Friday, February 6 –
Sunday, February 15

Archdiocesan Celebration of Consecrated Life

Archbishop Cupich will attend the celebration of members of Consecrated Life institutes in the Archdiocese of Chicago, beginning at 1 p.m., at St. John Brebeuf Parish in Niles.

Saturday, February 7

Catholic Chicago

The latest episode of Catholic Chicago features March for Life Chicago, information on the Festival of Forgiveness, a discussion on the Synod of Bishops and more. Catholic Chicago airs on Chicago Loop Cable Ch. 25 on Friday, at 7 p.m., and Comcast Network Ch. 100 on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m.

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Catholic Chicago Blog

Barbara Collins discusses the impact of contributing to the Annual Catholic Appeal in this week's blog.

News Releases

Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Peace and Justice

CHICAGO, IL (January 23, 2015) For 40 years, CRS Rice Bowl has been an innovative way for Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago and nationwide to pray, fast and give alms during the Lenten Season. Each parish and Catholic school in Lake and Cook Counties is encouraged to participate in this Lenten faith-formation tool, which goes beyond just donating.

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Registration is Now Open for Parish Leadership Day 2015 Saturday, February 21, at Marist High School in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL (January 23, 2015) Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will participate in his first Parish Leadership Day on Saturday, February 21, at Marist High School, 4200 West 115th Street in Chicago. Archbishop Cupich will lead participants in a Question and Answer Dialogue and will be the main celebrant of the Closing Mass at 4 p.m.

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Archdiocese of Chicago’s Schools Celebrate Catholic Schools Week “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service”
January 25 to 31, 2015

Chicago, IL (January 22, 2015) – Catholic Schools Week begins Sunday, January 25. The theme for this year’s observance is Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.  This annual, nationwide celebration will feature local school activities including special Masses, open houses, visits from civic representatives and the Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast with Archbishop Blase J. Cupich.

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Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast As Part of the To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign
Tuesday, January 27, Beginning at 7:15 a.m.

Chicago, IL (January 12, 2015) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will deliver the keynote address at the first Celebrating Catholic Education breakfast on Tuesday, January 27, from 7:15 to 9 a.m., at The Drake Hotel in Chicago. Reverend Timothy Scully, C.S.C., of the University of Notre Dame, will emcee the event that is being organized and hosted by the To Teach Who Christ Is campaign.

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“March for Life Chicago” to Mark Respect Life Month Activities Events in Chicago in Conjunction with National "March for Life" in
Washington, D.C.

Chicago, IL (January 9, 2015) – January 22, 2015 marks the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion on demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy. The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Respect Life Office will be participating in events and activities that focus on offering prayers and actions to call attention to their mission to ensure that every human life is valued and protected from the moment of conception until natural death.  

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