Prayers for Peace in Iraq
Sunday, August 24, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
MORNING PRAYER AND HOLY QURBANA (MASS) AT
ST. ANDREW ASSYRIAN CHURCH
901 Milwaukee Avenue in Glenview
Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima, Vicar for Ecumenical and
Interreligious Affairs, will attend
Sunday, August 24, 11:30 a.m.
RAZA (MASS) AT MART MIRIAM CHALDEAN CHURCH
2700 Willow Road in Northbrook
Most Rev. Francis J. Kane, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago and
Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago,
will be the celebrant
Friday, August 29, 5 p.m.
ECUMENICAL PRAYER VIGIL FOR PEACE IN IRAQ AT
ST. STANISLAUS KOTSKA CHURCH
1351 West Evergreen Avenue in Chicago
5 to 6 p.m. Ecumenical Prayer Service
7 p.m. Mass followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet
All night Adoration for Peace until 6 a.m.
Emergency Appeal for Iraq
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ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
SHOW GAINS IN OVERALL ACT SCORES
Four consecutive years of growth – All scores above State average
Chicago, IL (August 20, 2014) – For the fourth consecutive year, Catholic high school students in the Archdiocese of Chicago have demonstrated gains in the overall score and in nearly every subject area of the ACT test. The average composite score for Catholic high school students in the Archdiocese is 23.3, which is 2.6 points above the State of Illinois’ average.
BACK TO SCHOOL SUNRISE PRAYER SERVICE AND MASS TO BE CONDUCTED
AT CHICAGO LAKEFRONT ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 30
Chicago, IL (August 12, 2014) – The Black Catholic Deacons of the Archdiocese of Chicago, in conjunction with the Archdiocesan Office for Black Catholics are hosting their fifth annual Back to School Sunrise Prayer Service and Masson Saturday, August 30, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. Worshipers will gather together to pray for nonviolence in the hearts of people, in families, in schools and on Chicago streets.