Archdiocese of Chicago

Department of Parish Life and Formation
Quote of the Day

Father in heaven, the day draws near when the glory of your Son will make radiant the night of the waiting world. May the lure of greed not impede us from the joy which moves the hearts of those who seek him. May the darkness not blind us to the vision of wisdom which fills the minds of those who find him.

From the Alternative Prayer
Text from The Liturgy of the Hours © 1974, ICEL. All rights reserved.
Vol. I 2nd Sunday of Advent


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.

 

 

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

:: Feast



  1. St. Ambrose
    1. St. Ambrose Parish, founded in 1904
:: Priest Necrology

  1. Rev. Maurice Aloysius Dorney – 1939
  2. Rev. Harold Henry Sieger – 1972
  3. Very Rev. Francis Joseph Karabasz – 1972
  4. Rev. Francis Laurence Corley – 1980
  5. Rev. John Howard Kuhlmey – 1984
  6. Rev. Francis Joseph Spellman – 2000


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