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Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Trip to Jerusalem to Be Rescheduled

Chicago, IL (March 6, 2020) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, together with a delegation of Jewish and Catholic leaders from Chicago, will reschedule their planned visit to Jerusalem, where the cardinal was scheduled to deliver the 25th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture at Hebrew University on March 16, 2020.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago to Participate in Local Respect Life Events throughout January

Most Reverend John R. Manz, auxiliary bishop of Chicago, will preside over the Mass for Life on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Chicago, IL (January 7, 2020) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will participate in a series of local events throughout January commemorating the March for Life, an annual pro-life gathering in Washington, D.C., occurring on the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision legalizing abortion. The archdiocese’s Respect Life Ministry will host Masses and prayer vigils in the archdiocese promoting the dignity and sanctity of human life from conception to natural death.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Preside over a Mass of Thanksgiving in Honor of Venerable Rev. Augustus Tolton on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The Mass will celebrate Pope Francis’ declaration of Tolton as “Venerable,” the first African American priest to receive this designation
Chicago, IL (Oct. 7, 2019) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will be the main celebrant at a Mass of Thanksgiving honoring Venerable Rev. August Tolton at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at St. Philip Neri Church, 2132 E. 72nd St., Chicago. The Mass will celebrate Pope Francis’ June 11, 2019 declaration of Tolton as “Venerable.” He is the first African American priest to receive this designation, a step toward possible sainthood.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich to Ordain 23 Permanent and Transitional Deacons on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral

The Archdiocese of Chicago has the largest Catholic diaconate in the world with 548 active deacons
Chicago, IL (May 6, 2019) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will ordain 23 permanent and transitional deacons at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. The newly ordained deacons will be assigned to parishes in: Buffalo Grove, Chicago, Des Plaines, Gurnee, Libertyville, Midlothian, Mundelein, Palos Hills, Park Ridge, Round Lake, Lake Villa, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, and Wauconda.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Host the Fifth Annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University, will be the keynote speaker
Chicago, IL (January 15, 2019) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will host the fifth annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:45 a.m. at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Ordain Three Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago Today, Monday, September 17, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral

The three new auxiliary bishops are Mark A. Bartosic, Robert G. Casey and Ronald A. Hicks
Chicago, IL (September 17, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will ordain three auxiliary bishops – Mark A. Bartosic, Robert G. Casey and Ronald A. Hicks – at 2 p.m. today, Monday, September 17, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. Cupich will serve as principal consecrator and main celebrant of the Mass. Co-consecrators of the three new bishops will be Auxiliary Bishops Francis J. Kane and George J. Rassas. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, will present the mandates from the Holy See at the Ordination Mass, which will be concelebrated by 26 bishops and 200 priests. Also attending will be deacons, members of religious orders, seminarians and honored guests from the ecumenical and interreligious community.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich and Monsignor Michael Boland Bless and Dedicate Catholic Charities Peace Center and Garden in the Austin Community

More than 30,000 Austin residents are supported by Catholic Charities’ various services
Chicago, IL (May 23, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will join Monsignor Michael Boland, president of Catholic Charities, to bless and dedicate the new Father Augustus Tolton Peace Center, 5645 W. Corcoran Place, Chicago, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. The center is a social services resource and “peace hub” for violence prevention and trauma therapy programs.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Host the Fourth Annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on January 23, 2018 at 7:30 a.m.

Rev. John I. Jenkins, President of the University of Notre Dame, will be the keynote speaker
Chicago, IL (January 19, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will host the fourth annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on January 23, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue. Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the keynote address. Cardinal Cupich and Dr. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools, will both deliver remarks. Alan Krashesky, ABC-7 Chicago news anchor and reporter, will emcee the event.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Ordain Six Priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago

Ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral on Saturday, May 20
Chicago, IL (May 17, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will ordain six priests at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 20 at Holy Name Cathedral on State and Superior Streets in Chicago. The men range in age from 27 to 44 and come from the United States, Poland, and Mexico.
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Cardinal Cupich to Ordain Seventeen Deacons

Saturday, May 13, 10:00 a.m., Holy Name Cathedral
Chicago, IL (May 11, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will ordain 10 permanent and seven transitional deacons at a 10:00 a.m. Mass, on Saturday, May 13, at Holy Name Cathedral on State and Superior Streets in Chicago. One transitional deacon (Jesús Romero Galán) will be ordained in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico on June 1, 2017 by Bishop John Manz, which brings the total number of deacons to 18.
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