Archdiocese of Chicago

Department of Parish Life and Formation
Quote of the Day

All who have embarked on true contrition and penance for sins they have committed, become sharers in this holy and eternal sacrifice.

From a commentary on the Psalms by St. John Fisher
Text from The Liturgy of the Hours © 1974, ICEL. All rights reserved.
Vol II; Mon 5th Week of Lent

Mission / Ecclesial basis:

The Department of Parish Life and Formation extends the Archbishops mission to foster and support the essential ministry of parishes in the Archdiocese of Chicago, i.e. to foster, to form and to sustain the Christian faithful as missionary disciples of Jesus Christ. The Department also assists in the formation and sustaining of the Christian faithful in a variety of extra-parochial gatherings, e.g. young adults, ethnic groupings, proclaiming the Social Teachings of the Church, etc. By providing resources and encouragement the Departments agencies, collaborating, assist parish leadership and others in the responsibility of strengthening the Christian faithful so that fellow believers might live as missionary disciples within the circumstances of their lives and in the world.



Monday, March 30, 2015

:: Feast

:: Priest Necrology

  1. Rev. Thomas Marshall Orr – 1947
  2. Very Rev. Robert Edward Stoeckel – 1982
  3. Very Rev. Eugene Vincent Mulcahey – 1984
  4. Rev. James Francis Halpin – 1988

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