If you would like to order a copy of the 2015 Archdiocesan Directory, please fill out the order form and return it to New World Publications, 835 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. For more information, call 312-534-7777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Stewardship and Development has provided three bulletin announcements to encourage parishioners to consider year-end planned gifts to the parish. If you have any questions, please contact Patti Condon at 312-534-7911.
The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) is organizing 100 Days of Prayer for those who are sick and those who care for them. Beginning November 3, the 100 Days of Prayer will culminate with the World Day of the Sick on February 11, 2015, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Kolbe House, the Jail Ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago, invites you participate in their eighth Annual Advent Email Retreat, beginning December 1. If you are interested in participating, send an email to email@example.com. If you need more information, please call Gloria at Kolbe House: 773-247-0070 or visit the website: www.kolbehouseministry.org.
Simbang Gabi, a novena of Masses in preparation for Christmas celebrated by Filipino Catholics, begins December 15. Parishes around the Archdiocese are hosting these Masses until December 23. For more information, contact the Office for Asian Catholics at 312-534-8328 or 312-534-8305.
A Posada procession of families will begin at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices, 101 West Congress Parkway in Chicago. Participants will process in a prayerful solidarity walk to St. Peter’s in the Loop, 110 West Madison in Chicago, for a celebration and fellowship at the church at 9 a.m. For more information, visit www.catholicsandimmigrants.org or contact the Office for Immigrant Affairs at 312-534-5333.
Kolbe House Jail Ministry Mass
Sunday, January 4
Kolbe House, the Jail Ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago, invites you to a bilingual (Spanish and English) Mass at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 4, 2015, at Assumption B.V.M. Parish, 2434 South California Avenue in Chicago. At this Mass, we especially invite anyone who is personally affected by incarceration, a victim of crime, or anyone who wants to be part of our ministry through prayer. If you are an ex-offender or have a loved one who is incarcerated, please come. If you need more information, please call Deacon Pablo or Fr. Arturo at Kolbe House: 773-247-0070 or email Pablo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will deliver the Keynote Address at the Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on Tuesday, January 27, at 7:15 a.m., at The Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place in Chicago. Funds raised at the breakfast will go towards scholarships for students in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.toteachwhochristis.org/breakfast/.
Family Congress of Polonia
February 6-15, 2015
Attend the second Family Congress of Polonia "Faces of Love - Parents", beginning February 6, 2015. For more information, visit www.familycongresschicago.org
Catholic Men Chicago Southland Annual Men's Conference
Saturday, February 21
Catholic Men Chicago Southland (CMCS) is hosting its Annual Men's Conference entitled, "Called to be Holy," on Saturday, February 21, at 9 a.m., at Seton Academy in South Holland. Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, will be the main celebrant. For more information or to register, visit https://cmcsarchchicago.wordpress.com/activities/ or call 708-374-7729.