November 26, 2014
In concert with my brother bishops throughout the United States, I want to extend my gratitude and support of the President’s recent announcement of administrative relief for immigrant families, affecting as many as 4.5 million of the current 12 million immigrant men, women and children who are now living among us.
The Catholic Health Association of the U.S. (CHA) is organizing 100 Days of Prayer for the sick and those who care for them. This culminates the World Day of the Sick, February 11, 2015, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Founded in 1970, the CCHD is the Archdiocese's anti-poverty program, whose mission is to addressthe root causes of poverty through grants and
Sunday, November 23
Come learn more about the priesthood and how to discern God's call. Register today for this special vocation event, hosted by Archbishop Blase J. Cupich and Very Rev. Robert Baron, at Mundelein Seminary, beginning at 10 a.m.
Friday, November 28
Tune in for highlights from the historic installation services at Holy Name Cathedral and coverage of Cardinal George's last public Mass as Archbishop of Chicago.
Catholic Chicago airs Friday, at 7 p.m.
on Chicago Loop Cable Ch. 25, and
Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on Comcast Ch. 100.
The Catholic New World is your source for more information about the installation of Archbishop Cupich.
Welcoming Our New Shepherd
Photo: Karen Callaway/Catholic New World
Chicago, IL (November 21, 2014) –Archbishop Blase J. Cupich announced today that Most Rev. Francis J. Kane, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, who has been serving as Vicar General of the Archdiocese, has requested to return to his role as Episcopal Vicar of Vicariate II. As a result, Archbishop Cupich is appointing Rev. Ronald A. Hicks to serve as the new Vicar General. Fr. Hicks has served on the faculty of St. Joseph College Seminary and currently serves as the Formation Director for the University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary. His appointment as Vicar General will take effect January 1, 2015.read more