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Saturday, January 7, 5 p.m.

Archdiocesan Mass For Life

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will celebrate the annual Mass for Life at St. Cletus Parish, 600 West 55th Street in La Grange, on Saturday, January 7, at 5 p.m., marking the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and in remembrance of the children lost and individuals affected by abortion.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. Jenna Rummelhart, Department of Parish Vitality & Mission, 312.543.3315.

Sunday, January 8, 11 a.m.

50th Anniversary Mass – Our Lady, Mother Of The Church Parish

Cardinal Cupich will celebrate a Mass for the 50th Anniversary of Our Lady, Mother of the Church Parish, 8747 West Lawrence Avenue in Chicago, on Sunday, January 8, at 11 a.m.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227.

Sunday, January 8, 3 p.m.

Mass For Migration Week – Holy Name Cathedral

Cardinal Cupich will celebrate a Mass opening Migration Week 2017 at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago, on Sunday, January 8, at 3 p.m.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. Jenna Rummelhart, Department of Parish Vitality & Mission, 312.543.3315.

Friday, January 13, 6 p.m.

Black Catholic Initiative Prayer For Civil Rights

The Archdiocesan Black Catholic Initiative will host a Prayer for Civil Rights on Friday, January 13, at the Archbishop Quigley Pastoral Center’s St. James Chapel, 835 North Rush Street in Chicago, beginning at 6 p.m.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. Jenna Rummelhart, Department of Parish Vitality & Mission, 312.543.3315.

Sunday, January 15, 2 p.m.

March For Life Chicago

Cardinal Cupich will address participants at the annual March for Life Chicago at Federal Plaza, 50 West Adams Street in Chicago, on Sunday, January 15, at 2 p.m.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. Jenna Rummelhart, Department of Parish Vitality & Mission, 312.543.3315.

Tuesday, January 24, 8 a.m.

Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast

Jo Ann Rooney, Ph.D., President of Loyola University Chicago, will deliver the keynote address at the Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast hosted by Cardinal Cupich, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street in Chicago, on Tuesday, January 24. Alan Krashesky, ABC-7 Chicago News Anchor and Reporter, will be the Special Guest Emcee. Funds raised at the breakfast will benefit the Caritas Scholars Program, as well as provide funding for programs for schools and teachers coordinated through the Office of Catholic Schools. For more information, visit www.archchicago.org/cceb.
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign, Teresa Battaglia, 312.534.7614.

Sunday, January 29, 1 p.m.

Archdiocesan Celebration of Consecrated Life Mass - St. Paul Of The Cross Parish

Cardinal Cupich will be the main celebrant of the Mass for the Archdiocesan Celebration of Consecrated Life at St. Paul of the Cross Parish, 320 South Washington Street in Park Ridge, on Sunday, January 29, at 1 p.m. This annual gathering celebrates men and women religious, consecrated virgins and lay ecclesial movements.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312.534.8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312.534.8600.

Sunday, January 29, 9 a.m.

Opening Of Catholic Schools Week & 80th Anniversary Mass – St. Celestine Parish

Cardinal Cupich will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for the 80th Anniversary of St. Celestine Parish, 3020 North 76th Court in Elmwood Park, on Sunday, January 29, at 9 a.m. This Mass will also mark the opening of Catholic Schools Week in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312.534.8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312.534.8600.

Sunday, January 29 – Saturday, February 4

National Catholic Schools Week 2017

The week of January 29 – February 4 is Catholic Schools Week across the United States. Catholic Schools in Cook and Lake counties will welcome the public during special open houses and will focus on the value of Catholic education with other special events in their schools throughout the week. The theme is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”
Contact: Media Relations, 312.534.8227. Office for Catholic Schools, 312.534.5334.