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Archdiocese of Chicago Provides Update on Prospect, Arlington Heights-Buffalo Grove-Wheeling and Hanover Township Renew My Church Groupings

Jan. 28, 2023
The Archdiocese of Chicago announced an update on the Prospect, Arlington Heights-Buffalo Grove-Wheeling and Hanover Township Renew My Church groupings.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Provides Update on St. Cecilia-St. Colette Renew My Church Grouping

Jan. 26, 2023
The Archdiocese of Chicago announced an update on the St. Cecilia-St. Colette Renew My Church Grouping.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Observes the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Jan. 18 - 25, 2023

Chicagoland Christian Churches to pray together throughout the week
Chicago, (Jan. 17, 2023) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will join other Christian churches in praying for unity during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. Started in 1908, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated annually around the world. Those eight days form an “octave” from the from the traditional feast day of the Confession of St. Peter to the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Names Timothy Dee as its First Chief Administrative Officer

Senior corporate officer will oversee administrative functions and provide additional organizational leadership
Chicago, (Jan. 11, 2023) ¬-- The Archdiocese of Chicago today named Timothy Dee as its first chief administrative officer, effective January 9, 2023. Dee, a senior corporate executive has significant experience in human resources and planning. He will report to Betsy Bohlen, chief operating officer of the archdiocese and will oversee several administrative functions, including human resources, stewardship and development and procurement.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago to Host 17th Annual Posada for Immigration Reform on Friday, December 16, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Chicago’s Loop

Hundreds of community members are expected to join clergy and archdiocesan ministry employees, students and parishioners in praying for immigrants and immigration reform.
Chicago - (Dec. 14, 2022) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will host the 17th Annual Posada for Immigration Reform on Friday, Dec. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. outside the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Center, 101 W. Ida B. Wells Dr. in Chicago. The posada will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/pastoral.migratoria.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago to Celebrate its 37th Annual Simbáng Gabi Novena from December 15 – 23, 2022

Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will celebrate Simbáng Gabi Mass at Our Lady at St. Germaine Parish in Oak Lawn at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022
Chicago, (Dec. 13, 2022) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will celebrate its 37th annual Simbáng Gabi novena starting on Thursday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will celebrate Simbáng Gabi Mass at Our Lady at St. Germaine, 9711 S. Kolin Ave., in Oak Lawn on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 at 7 p.m.
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Selected Masses and Activities for All Souls Day/ Day of the Dead throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago

Chicago, IL (October 28, 2022) – Parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago will hold special masses and activities in observance of All Souls Day, also known as Day of the Dead, on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. What follows is a list of selected parishes and mass schedules in celebration and remembrance of the dead.
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Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago to Host Outdoor Rosary and Prayer Services at 17 Cemetery Locations on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 in Observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day

St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles will commemorate its 150th anniversary on All Souls’ Day, Wednesday, Nov. 2 with an open house, tours and Mass
Chicago - (Oct. 27, 2022) – Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago will host Cemetery Sunday outdoor rosary and prayer services at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 in observance of All Saints’ Day, which is Nov. 1, and All Souls’ Day, which is Nov. 2. The services will be held at 17 cemetery locations.
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Archdiocese of Chicago to Host the Tenth Annual Keep Hope Alive Fundraiser Benefitting its Immigration Ministry on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, to deliver remarks on the important role lay leaders play in “Welcoming the Stranger”
Chicago - (Oct. 21, 2022) – The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Immigration Ministry will host its tenth annual Keep Hope Alive benefit at 6:45 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Chicago. Keep Hope Alive is the archdiocese’s annual fundraiser to support Pastoral Migratoria, its local and national immigrant-led ministries and to recognize community leaders who have responded to the needs of immigrant communities.
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The Archdiocese of Chicago to Hold 11th Annual Hope and Healing Mass

St. Gertrude Parish on Chicago’s North Side will host the Mass on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Chicago - (Oct. 12, 2022) – The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Assistance Ministry will hold its 11th Annual Hope and Healing Mass at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 at St. Gertrude Parish, 6200 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. Fr. Michael Gabriel, associate pastor and administrator of St. Gertrude Parish, will be the main celebrant and homilist of the Mass, which will be livestreamed on the parish’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stgertrudechicago/ (editor’s note: to protect the privacy of victim-survivors who will attend the Mass, media are asked to not film or photograph their faces).
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