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Wednesday, December 20, 5 p.m.

Simbang Gabi Mass

Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Catholic Novena-Tradition which celebrates a series of Nine Advent Evening Masses, that are meant to help Filipino-Americans and other Catholics in the area intensify their spiritual preparation for the Grace-filled celebration of Christmas. The nine Parish Hosts invite, persuade and inspire their parishioners, families and friends to attend Simbang Gabi Mass each night. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will be the main celebrant for the Mass on December 20 at St. Hilary Church, 5600 N Fairfield Avenue in Chicago. Please visit aciarchchicago.org for more information.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Thursday, December 21, 7:15 p.m.

Illinois Club for Catholic Women Presentation Ball

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will officiate at the 60th Annual Presentation Ball held on December 21 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago. For more information, visit iccw.org/the-ball.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Friday, January 5, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Theology on Tap Session during the SLS18 Conference

The Archdiocese of Chicago is partnering with FOCUS for a special Grow it! Theology on Tap Session during the SLS18 Conference featuring Jennifer Fulwiler. The free event will take place at the Marriot Marquis Chicago, Great Lakes Ballroom, 2121 South Prairie Avenue. Doors open at 8:45 p.m.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Saturday, January 6, 11 a.m

Closing Mass for FOCUS SLS18 Chicago Leadership Conference

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will be the main celebrant for the closing Mass at the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) SLS18 Chicago Leadership Conference on Saturday, January 6 at McCormick Place, 2301 South King Drive, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-8600.

Sunday, January 7, 5:15 p.m.

National Migration Week Mass

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will preside over the National Migration Week Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, 730 North Wabash in Chicago in honor of National Migration Week, January 7-13, 2018.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, January 14, 8 a.m.

March for Life Chicago - Youth Rally and Mass

2018 Youth Rally and Mass for Life prior to the March for Life Walk will feature inspiring talks about the beauty of life, musical duo Greg & Lizzy, Mass for Life celebrated at Holy Name Cathedral with Cardinal Blase J. Cupich. The Mass for Life will be a sending forth to join the official March for Life Chicago held at the Federal Plaza. When: Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8 a.m. Where: The Frances Xavier Warde Catholic School (Auditorium). The Mass celebration will take place at Holy Name Cathedral, 751 North State Street, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, January 14, 2 p.m.

March for Life Walk

Hosted by March for Life Chicago: Join thousands at March for Life Chicago 2018 as Catholics come together from across Chicago, the Midwest and the U.S. to defend, protect and celebrate life. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, is one of the many speakers who will be in attendance. This is a free event. When: Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 2 - 4 p.m. Where: Federal Plaza, 50 West Adams Street, Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Tuesday, January 23, 7:30 a.m.

Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast

Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast will take place at Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue. Proceeds from the 2018 Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast will benefit academic innovations in our Catholic schools, such as classroom technology, teacher coaching, dual language immersion and resources to serve students with defined learning needs. The Breakfast will also benefit leadership programs that focus on building a strong pipeline of qualified principals and empowering future leaders.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Monday, January 29, 7 p.m.

Address at North Shore Congregation Israel

North Shore Congregation Israel (1185 North Sheridan Road in Glencoe) will be hosting Cardinal Blase J. Cupich on Monday, January 29 at 7 p.m. The Cardinal’s presentation is titled: “What Does Outreach Mean in Light of Interreligious Dialogue?” His presentation will include a formal address as well as time for questions and answers.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-8600.

Tuesday, January 30, 1 p.m.

Catholic Schools Week Mass

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will celebrate Catholic Schools Week Mass at St. Joseph's Church, 1107 North Orleans Street in Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.