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Saturday, September 2, 9 a.m.

Peace Walk in Gage Park

The Parish Peace Project, Warriors of Peace and Jeremiah Young Adults, ministries of St. Gall Parish, will lead a walk for peace in Gage Park on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 9 a.m. to increase awareness of the issue.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, September 8, 9 a.m.

School Mass with Students at The Francis Xavier Warde School

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will celebrate school Mass with students at The Francis Xavier Warde School at 721 North State Street, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, September 8, 11 a.m.

Mass for De La Salle Institute

The De La Salle Institute family will celebrate the beginning of the academic journey as a co-educational high school on September 8, when Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will preside at Mass of the Holy Spirit. Mass will be celebrated at De La Salle Institute, 3434 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, September 8, 7 p.m.

Mass in honor of Our Lady of Charity

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to celebrate Mass in honor of Our Lady of Charity at St. Ita Church at 1220 West Catalpa, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, September 10, 11:30 a.m.

90th Anniversary Mass

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will give the homily at the 90th Anniversary Mass of St. James Parish School at St. James Parish Center in Arlington Heights.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, September 10, 2:30 p.m.

Preside National Catholic Youth Conference Send-off Mass

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to preside at the National Catholic Youth Conference Send-off Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 1118 N. Noble Street, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Tuesday, September 12, 5:30 p.m.

Souper Stadium Challenge Kick-off event

the Archdiocese of Chicago has partnered with Catholic Charities, Soldier Field and Charles Tillman’s Cornerstone Foundation to launch the Soup-er Stadium Challenge to help eliminate hunger in our community. The Soup-er Stadium Challenge kick-off event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. With the #SouperStadiumChallenge people are encouraged to donate at least one non-perishable food item to stock the Catholic Charities' food pantries. The goal is to collect enough food to fill every seat in Soldier Field... twice! This effort will provide more than 100,000 meals to Chicagoans in need. To learn more or to purchase tickets to the kick-off event, visit: souperstadiumchallenge.org.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m.

60th Anniversary Mass at Prince of Peace Catholic School

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will preside at the Anniversary Mass to celebrate 60 years of Prince of Peace Catholic School in Lake Villa.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Saturday, September 16, 1:15 p.m.

Inaugural 2017 Social Ministry Conference

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will give welcome remarks at the Inaugural 2017 Social Ministry Conference at St. John Brebeuf, 8307 N. Harlem Avenue in Niles.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m.

130th Anniversary Mass for Mercy Home Boys & Girls

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will give a Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of all the Archdiocesan priests who led Mercy Home Boys & Girls and of all the children whose lives have been touched by the organization. Mass will be celebrated at Mercy Home Hay Boys Campus in the West Loop, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, September 17, 2:45 p.m.

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will preside at this special Mass where 500 couples will rejoice in their 50th wedding anniversary at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 north State Street in Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Monday, September 18, 7:30 p.m.

Six Weeks with the Word of God

Six Weeks With the Word of God is a young adult scripture faith sharing program that will take place in locations across the Archdiocese of Chicago this fall. Six Weeks With the Word of God will provide a comfortable community experience, personal encounters with the Word of God in Scripture, and open reflection on that Scripture, allowing attendees to meaningfully grow in their Catholic faith as disciples of Jesus Christ. The kick-off event will be hosted on Monday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Nacional 27 at 325 West Huron Street in Chicago. For more information, visit pvm.archchicago.org/events/six-weeks-with-the-word-of-god.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Saturday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

Tolton Chicago Pilgrimage

Join Bishop Joseph Perry on a historic pilgrimage that journeys through historic Bronzeville, the ministerial home of Servant of God - Fr. Augustus Tolton. Stops on the pilgrimage include: site of Fr. Tolton’s first church in Chicago, the grave of Mother Tolton, site where Fr. Tolton disembarked from train and later collapsed, and Mercy Hospital where he was cared for and later died. Registration deadline is September 8, 2017. For more information, visit www.toltoncanonization.org.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Monday, September 25, 5:30 p.m.

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to be special guest at National Catholic Partnership on Disability

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will be a special guest at National Catholic Partnership on Disability at Luxbar, 18 East Bellevue Place in Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Tuesday, September 26, 5:30 p.m.

27th Annual Seminary Salutes Awards and Dinner

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will participate in the 27th Annual Seminary Salutes Awards and Dinner. The Rerum Novarum Awards will celebrate a remarkable group of Catholic leaders in labor, business and government.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Wednesday, September 27, 11:15 a.m.

Mass for Seminarians, faculty and seminary community at Mundelein Seminary

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will preside at Mass and join for lunch pre-theology and first year Chicago Seminarians, faculty and seminary community at Mundelein Seminary.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, September 29, 7 p.m.

2017 Murnion Lecture

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will address the 2017 Murnion Lecture at Chicago Theological Union at 5401 South Cornell Avenue in Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, October 20, 6 p.m.

(re)ENCOUNTER

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will be a special guest at (re)ENCOUNTER, a young adult faith night at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S Racine Ave, Chicago. Emcees for the evening will be Fr. Brad Zamora, Director of Liturgy at University of St. Mary of the Lake, and Dina Bair, award-winning reporter and anchor of the WGN Midday News.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.