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Notice of Decree of the Relegation of St. Adalbert Church to profane but not sordid use

June 23, 2019

After consultation with the Archdiocese of Chicago Presbyteral Council, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, issued a decree stating that St. Adalbert Church, located at 1650 W. 17th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, is relegated to profane but not sordid use, effective July 15, 2019. This means that beginning July 15, 2019, the building will no longer be a sacred space and may not be used for worship. For the full decree, click here.