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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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Archdiocese of Chicago Names Timothy Cawley Chief of Parish & School Operations

Former Chief Administrative Officer for Chicago Public Schools joins the Archdiocese
Chicago, IL (March 7, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today the appointment of Timothy Cawley as its Chief of Parish & School Operations. Prior to his appointment, Cawley served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS).
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Archdiocese of Chicago Announces Catholic School 2017 Golden Apple Award Finalists

An Archdiocesan principal and two Archdiocesan teachers among finalists being honored on Saturday
Chicago, IL (March 2, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago is proud to announce that three Catholic school personnel – a principal and two teachers – are finalists for the 2017 Golden Apple Awards.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Hosts 39th Annual African American Heritage Prayer Service

African American Heritage Awards to be presented to two educators and two students during the February 24 event at Holy Name Cathedral
Chicago, IL (February 22, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will host its 39th Annual African American Heritage Prayer Service on Friday, February 24 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. (between State and Superior) in Chicago. Rev. David Jones, Cardinal Cupich’s Liaison to the Black Catholic Initiative, and Dr. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, will join hundreds of students from across the Archdiocese for this Black History Month celebration.
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22nd Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture

Monday, February 13, at DePaul University
Chicago, IL (February 6, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will deliver the welcoming remarks at the 22nd Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture on Monday, February 13, beginning at 7 p.m., at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield, Chicago.
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Archdiocese of Chicago’s Schools Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2017

Sunday, January 29 is Catholic Schools Open House Day in the Archdiocese
Chicago, IL (January 26, 2017) – Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, begins Sunday, January 29 and runs through Saturday, February 4. The theme for this year’s observance is Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.
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Archdiocese of Chicago Receives $1M Grant from CME Group Foundation to Launch Innovative Personalized Learning Program at Selected Schools

The Archdiocese is collaborating with LEAP Innovations on a five-year personalized learning program at three Catholic schools
Chicago, IL (January 23, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago announced today it has received a $1 million grant from the CME Group Foundation to launch a five-year personalized learning program at three Catholic schools. The grant funds professional development, training, software, technology infrastructure and maintenance needed to successfully implement the literacy and writing-focused program.
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Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast 2017

Fundraiser Supports One of the Nation’s Largest Private School Systems
Chicago, IL (January 19, 2017) – Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will host the third annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on Tuesday, January 24. Jo Ann Rooney, Ph.D., recently appointed President of Loyola University Chicago, will deliver the keynote address. Cardinal Cupich and Jim Rigg, Ph.D., Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools, will both deliver remarks.
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Archdiocesan Parishes Celebrate Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Ecumenical Prayer Services and Events to be Held During the Week of January 18-25, 2017
Chicago, IL (January 19, 2017) – Parishes of the Archdiocese of Chicago, working in cooperation with the Archdiocesan Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, will join with other Christian denominations in ecumenical celebrations during the National Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, beginning Wednesday, January 18.
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Notice of Decrees Uniting Parishes and Relegation of a Parish Church to Use Other Than Divine Worship

A plan to unite St. Thaddeus Parish, in the Princeton Park neighborhood in the City of Chicago, with St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, in the adjacent Washington Heights neighborhood in the City of Chicago, was presented to the Presbyteral Council of the Archdiocese of Chicago and discussed in September and November last year, at regular meetings of the Council.
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