Archdiocesan Priest, Rev. Philip J. Dressler, Dies Pastor Emeritus of St. Juliana Parish in Chicago

Rev. Marion Andrew Soprych

Chicago, IL (May 27, 2016) – Rev. Philip John Dressler passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at St. Juliana Parish Rectory in Chicago, where he was a resident. Fr. Dressler was the Pastor Emeritus of St. Juliana Parish. He was 80 years old.  

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News Releases

Notice of Decrees Suppressing and Joining Parishes and of the Reduction of a Parish Church to Use Other Than Divine Worship

In February 2016, a proposal to reconfigure the six Pilsen parishes — St. Paul, St. Ann, St. Adalbert, St. Pius V, St. Procopius and Providence of God — was presented to the archdiocese. The proposal was discussed at regular meetings of the Presbyteral Council.

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Archbishop Cupich to Ordain Thirteen Men as Permanent Deacons Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m., Holy Name Cathedral

Chicago, IL (May 27, 2016) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will ordain thirteen men as permanent deacons at a 10:30 a.m. Mass, on Sunday, June 4, at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago.

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Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, Auxiliary Bishops and Priests
Celebrate Cemetery Field Masses Memorial Day, May 30

Chicago, IL (May 23, 2016) –Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, the Auxiliary Bishops and Archdiocesan Priests will celebrate Memorial Day with Field Masses at 37 Catholic cemeteries on Monday, May 30. These Masses are in conjunction with the national program, “Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes,” developed by the Catholic Cemetery Conference, to honor men and women of the armed forces who died while serving, as well as active military and veterans. During all 37 Masses, veterans present will be asked to come forward for a special blessing followed by the playing of Taps. 

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