Respect Life Month

Each of us is a masterpiece of God's creation

This is a time to reflect on life issues and to pray for and promote greater respect for all human life. As Pope Francis said, “Each of us is a masterpiece of God’s creation.”

Month of the Holy Rosary

National 54-Day Rosary Novena for Peace and the Family

Launched by the Rosary Evangelization Apostolate, the 54-Day Novena has a special focus on marriage, human life and religious freedom.

Fair Trade Month

Ensuring the safety and rights of workers

As Catholics, we are called to protect the human dignity of our brothers and sisters around the world. Fair Trade is a trading partnership based on dialogue, transparency and relationships between the producers and consumers of goods.

Heaven Cries for Our Children

Prayer Vigil and Mass for immigration
reform and unaccompanied children with
Most Rev. Gustavo Garcia-Siller

Friday, October 24

Sanctuary Features Chicago's
New Archbishop

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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Catholic Chicago Blog

In this week's blog, Fr. Tim Gray invites all to pray for immigration reform at the Prayer Vigil & Mass at Federal Plaza this coming Friday, October 24.

Archbishop Cupich at the podium during the September 20 press conference.

The Catholic New World is your source for more information about
Archbishop Cupich.

September 20th
Press Conference Videos:

Introduction, Archbishop Cupich Q & A,
Cardinal George Q & A, Spanish Remarks

Photo: Karen Callaway/Catholic New World

News Releases

Prayer Vigil and Mass for Immigration Reform and
Unaccompanied ChildrenBeginning at Federal Plaza, Friday, October 24, at 5 p.m.

– 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.

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U.S. Department of Education Names Eight Archdiocesan Schools as Blue Ribbon Schools Most decorated school system in the country

Eight Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago will be among the 337 schools from across the country to receive Blue Ribbon School Awards at a ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on November 10 and 11.

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