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Archdiocese of Chicago to Host Ninth Annual Fore the Kids Golf Outing Benefitting the Archdiocese’s Catholic Schools

Event to be held on Monday, June 25, 11:30 a.m. at the Chicago Highlands Golf Club in Westchester, Illinois
Chicago, IL (June 20, 2018) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will host its ninth annual Fore the Kids golf outing on Monday, June 25 at the Chicago Highlands Golf Club in Westchester, Illinois at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the emergency tuition assistance fund and academic innovation initiatives in the Archdiocese’s more than 200 Catholic schools. Fore the Kids has raised more than $100,000 annually.
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Answering Pope Francis’ Call to Serve People at the Margins of Society Catholic Charities Opens Shower and Laundry Facilities for Chicago Homeless

The facilities which will supplement the supper and clothing donation programs at 721 N. LaSalle, which will be dedicated Today, June 18 at 11 a.m.; news conference to be held at 10:30 a.m.
Chicago, IL (June 18, 2018) – Following the example of Pope Francis who has opened a shower room and laundry facility for the homeless in Rome, Catholic Charities has built a shower and laundry facility at 721 N. LaSalle in Chicago. The facility, which also includes a clothing donation closet, is in the agency’s headquarters, where more than 1,000 meals a week are served to the homeless. The new facilities will be dedicated to the people of Chicago during a prayer service and blessing today at 11 a.m. Monsignor Michael Boland, president of Catholic Charities, will host a news conference at 10:30 a.m. this morning to discuss Catholic Charities work in the heart of Chicago.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Announces the Name of a New South Side Parish Created through its Renew My Church Initiative and a New Devotion Area to St. Josephine Bakhita

The church sites, St. Adrian and Queen of the Universe, will retain their consecrated names
Chicago, IL (June 17, 2018) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today that the new unified parish that includes the current Queen of the Universe Parish and St. Adrian Parish, both located in Chicago, will be named Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish, beginning July 1. The new parish name, announced during Mass celebrations this weekend, was selected by parishioners of both parishes and was among the several names presented to Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, for his decision. The St. Adrian and Queen of the Universe church sites will retain their consecrated names, and both will remain active worship sites of the new parish.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Names Paul Mannino CFO

Mannino will oversee financial operations for the Archdiocese
Chicago, IL (May 31, 2018) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today the appointment of Paul Mannino as CFO. In his role, Mannino will oversee all accounting and financial reporting for the Archdiocese, lead financial planning and analysis, and oversee day-to-day financial operations, as well as the operations of the internal savings and loan bank for parishes. Mannino joins the Archdiocese from AbbVie, where he was most recently Finance Director of Corporate Finance Shared Services, following several years as Finance Director of the Pharmaceutical Commercial Division. Mannino reports to Betsy Bohlen, Chief Operating Officer, and serves as a member of the senior leadership team for the Archdiocese.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich and Monsignor Michael Boland Bless and Dedicate Catholic Charities Peace Center and Garden in the Austin Community

More than 30,000 Austin residents are supported by Catholic Charities’ various services
Chicago, IL (May 23, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will join Monsignor Michael Boland, president of Catholic Charities, to bless and dedicate the new Father Augustus Tolton Peace Center, 5645 W. Corcoran Place, Chicago, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. The center is a social services resource and “peace hub” for violence prevention and trauma therapy programs.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich to Deliver Remarks at the 21st Annual Muslim-Catholic Iftar on Friday, May 25 at the Mecca Center in Willowbrook

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Muslim communities in and around Chicago have graciously opened their Iftar meal to people of other religious traditions
Chicago, IL (May 22, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will offer remarks at the 21st Annual Muslim-Catholic Iftar dinner and program on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Mecca Center, 16W560 91st Street in Willowbrook beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Annual Interfaith Iftar, sponsored by the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), commemorates breaking the Ramadan fast, observing maghrib prayer and sharing a festive dinner and program. Ramadan 2018 began in the evening of Tuesday, May 15 and ends the evening of June 14.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Immigration Ministry to receive the Pro Bono Partner Award from the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

The Archdiocese’s Pastoral Migratoria is being recognized for its work in coordinating legal services for immigrants
Chicago, IL (May 15, 2018) – The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Immigration Ministry, Pastoral Migratoria, will receive the Pro Bono Partner Award from Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) in recognition of the ministry’s supportive and inclusive efforts on behalf of Chicago's immigrants. Reverend Peter Wojcik, director of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Department of Parish Vitality and Mission, will accept the award on behalf of all the employees who work in immigration services provided by the archdiocesan parishes, Catholic Charities and agencies of archdiocese at the firm’s annual volunteer award ceremony on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at River Roast, 315 North LaSalle Street, Chicago.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Announces the Names of Parishes Created through its Renew My Church Initiative

The church sites will retain their consecrated names
Chicago, IL (May 13, 2018) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today the names of four parishes created through its Renew My Church initiative. The new parish names, which were announced during Mass celebrations this weekend, were selected by, and voted on, by parishioners. The church sites will retain their consecrated names.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich to Offer Reflections on Pope Francis and the Film “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” at a Complimentary Film Screening on Monday, May 14, 2018

Cardinal’s discussion will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m., following the film screening at 7 p.m.
Chicago, IL (May 11, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will host a 30-minute discussion on the film “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” after a complimentary 7 p.m. film screening on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Regal Cinemas City North 1, 2600 North Western Avenue, Chicago. During the discussion, which will begin at approximately at 8:30 p.m., Cardinal Cupich will also share his personal insights about Pope Francis.
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Cardinal Blase Cupich to Ordain Eight Priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral

The priests will begin their new assignments on July 1, 2018
Chicago, IL (May 10, 2018) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will ordain eight diocesan priests at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. The newly-ordained priests range in age from 27 to 50 and hail from the Archdiocese of Chicago, as well as from Columbia, Mexico, and Poland.
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