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Archdiocese of Chicago to Host Eighth Annual Fore the Kids Golf Outing and Inaugural Cardinal’s Cup

Event to be held on Monday, June 26, 11:30 a.m. at Chicago Highlands Golf Club
Chicago, IL (June 13, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will host its eighth annual Fore the Kids golf outing on Monday, June 26 at the Chicago Highlands Golf Club in Westchester, Illinois. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Office of Catholic Schools and the Archdiocese’s Emergency Tuition Assistance Program which provides assistance to economically challenged students enabling them to continue their pursuit of academic excellence through Catholic education. Fore the Kids, has raised more than $120,000 annually for emergency scholarships.
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Annual Muslim/Catholic Interfaith Program and Iftar

Monday June 12, 2017 at the Islamic Foundation North (IFN)
Chicago, IL (June 9, 2017) – The Islamic Foundation North (IFN) in Libertyville, Illinois will host the Annual Muslim/Catholic Interfaith Program and Iftar on Monday, June 12, 2017.The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago sponsors this event during Ramadan and invites Chicago’s Catholic community to celebrate their mutual friendship and to promote interreligious dialogue.
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Fr. Thomas A. Baima to Address Annual ELCA Metropolitan Chicago Synod Assembly

Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the ELCA and the Archdiocese of Chicago will Renew 1989 Covenant later this Year
Chicago, IL (June 8, 2017) – The Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima, Vicar for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, will be the guest speaker at the opening of the 30th Annual Metropolitan Chicago Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on Friday, June 9, 2017. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, who had committed to attend this gathering, expressed his regrets that he could not be present due to the funeral of Metropolitan Iakovos, leader of the Metropolis of Chicago of the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Notice of Decree of the Relegation of a Church to Use Other Than Divine Worship

May 24, 2017
In May 2017, a proposal to relegate the church of the former Holy Trinity Croatian Parish, in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, was presented to the Presbyteral Council of the Archdiocese of Chicago and discussed at a regular meeting of the Council.
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Notice of Decree Uniting Parishes

May 24, 2017
A plan to unite St. Norbert Parish and Our Lady of the Brook Parish, both in Northbrook, was presented to the Presbyteral Council of the Archdiocese of Chicago and discussed at regular meetings of the Council in March and May 2017.
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Annual Interfaith Memorial Observance for the Indigent

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at First United Methodist Church – Chicago Temple
Chicago, IL (May 22, 2017) – The Annual Interfaith Memorial Service for the Indigent, commemorating the lives of Chicago-area residents who were laid to rest by the Office of the Medical Examiner of Cook County will begin at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, at the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, 77 West Washington Street in Chicago. The memorial service is sponsored by the Ministry for Indigent Persons and is open to all. The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs is a participating partner in the Ministry.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to Ordain Six Priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago

Ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral on Saturday, May 20
Chicago, IL (May 17, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will ordain six priests at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 20 at Holy Name Cathedral on State and Superior Streets in Chicago. The men range in age from 27 to 44 and come from the United States, Poland, and Mexico.
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Cardinal Cupich to Ordain Seventeen Deacons

Saturday, May 13, 10:00 a.m., Holy Name Cathedral
Chicago, IL (May 11, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will ordain 10 permanent and seven transitional deacons at a 10:00 a.m. Mass, on Saturday, May 13, at Holy Name Cathedral on State and Superior Streets in Chicago. One transitional deacon (Jesús Romero Galán) will be ordained in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico on June 1, 2017 by Bishop John Manz, which brings the total number of deacons to 18.
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Archdiocese of Chicago, Its Parishes and Ministries Launch Anti-Violence Initiative

Pope Francis sends letter to Cardinal Cupich to share his support and encouragement for building a culture of nonviolence in the Archdiocese
Chicago, IL (April 4, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago, its parishes and ministries, including Catholic Charities, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, and Kolbe House, have launched an anti-violence initiative to increase the capacity and reach of current programs that address the root causes of violence and to identify and actively seek partnerships with like-purposed groups and individuals.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Principal Named the 2017 Golden Apple Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award Winner

Mrs. Phyllis Cavallone-Jurek, principal of St. Therese Catholic School in Chicago, was honored today for her exemplary performance and excellence in school leadership
Chicago, IL (March 23, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago is proud to announce that Mrs. Phyllis Cavallone- Jurek, principal of St. Therese Catholic School in Chicago, was today named the Golden Apple Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award winner. The Golder Award honors the exemplary performance and excellence in school leadership of a principal or head of school from the Chicagoland area.
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