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February 22, 9:30 a.m.

African American Heritage Prayer Service

The Archdiocese of Chicago will host its 41st Annual African American Heritage Prayer Service on Friday, February 22 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. (between State and Superior) in Chicago. Rev. Matt O’Donnell, pastor of St. Columbanus Church, will preside at Mass, while Dr. Jim Rigg, superintendent of Catholic Schools, will join hundreds of students from across the archdiocese for this Black History Month celebration. Selah, St. Sabina Catholic Church Youth Choir, will perform.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

February 23, 5:15 p.m.

2019 Chicago Treble Choral Festival and Mass

American Federation Pueri Cantores (AFPC) is the official youth choral organization for the Catholic Church organizing a dozen choral festivals a year for singers in Catholic schools and parish youth choirs. This year, they will bring the 2019 Chicago Treble Choral Festival & Mass on February 23 at Holy Name Cathedral. Hundreds of youth singers (grades 4-8) from around the archdiocese and neighboring dioceses will join together to sing one shared repertoire at the Saturday Vigil Mass.
Contact: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.