20th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture
Monday, March 9
Register for the 20th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture at DePaul University's Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 North Sheffield in Chicago, on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will deliver the opening remarks and Rabbi David Fox Sandmel will be this year's guest lecturer. Admission for this event is free. For any additional information, contact 312-534-5325.
Attend the 5th Annual Green Living Fair at the Libertyville Civic Center, 135 West Church Street in Libertyville, on Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. There will be educational and resource opportunities, recycling opportunities and a kid's activity corner. For more information please contact Cathy O'Brien at 847-367-8062, or Katey Aynilian at 847-362-8638.
Pray and share with Sisters from different religious communities in the Chicago area. Single Catholic women, ages 18-40, are invited to spend the weekend traveling to different religious communities to see and talk to sisters about their day to day lives. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 27, until 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. Meals, overnight accommodations, and transportation between communities visited are provided.
This Palm Sunday is the official World Youth Day kick-off and Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will celebrate with the Young Adult Ministry at Holy Name Cathedral, beginning at 3 p.m. The Divine Mercy will be prayed in Polish, Spanish, Tagalog and English as a reflection of World Youth Day and Mass will follow at 5:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.yamchicago.org.
Attend a conference with liturgical and catechetical leaders collaborating for the renewal of liturgical catechesis in service to the new evangelization. The conference will be held at the University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary Conference Center Room 202, 100 East Maple Avenue in Mundelein, on Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17. For more information and registration, visit www.usml.edu/the-liturgical-institute/events/liturgical-catechesisand-the-New-Evangelization.
The Office of Assistance Ministry and the Safe Environment Office, along with the Healing Garden Committee are hosting their annual Prevent Child Abuse Prayer Service at the Healing Garden, located at Holy Family Parish, 1080 West Roosevelt Road in Chicago. The Prayer Service will be held on Friday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m.
Attend the Annual Respect Life Conference at St. Paul of the Cross Parish, 320 South Washington Street in Park Ridge, on Saturday, April 18. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. and guest speakers include Professor Janet Smith, Dr. Pilar Calva and Thomas Brejcha. The conference will conclude with Mass at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Victor Vallejo at 312-534-5355.
Volunteer for Misericordia Candy Days to help raise money for children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. For more information, call Tessa at 773-273-2768, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.misericordia.org.
Join Marriage and Family Ministries on a pilgrimage to Philadelphia for the 2015 World Meeting of Families. For more information, contact Amanda Thompson at email@example.com or 312-534-8391. Visit www.worldmeeting2015.org for more information and resources.