A monthly media preview highlighting selected
events and programs of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Office of Media Relations
312-534-8227

July

Saturday, July 11, 6 p.m.
MEGA CONCIERTO MARIANO – SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1170 North River Road in Des Plaines, will host a special concert on Saturday, July 11, beginning at 6 p.m.  Catholic Hispanic artists Martin Valverde, Tony Melendez, Son by 4 and La Señal will be performing. For more information and tickets, visit www.yamchicago.org.
CONTACT:  Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-8600.

Saturday, July 11, 6:30 p.m.
SECOND WORLD YOUTH DAY CATECHETICAL SESSION
The Young Adult Ministry Office of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting its second World Youth Day Catechetical Session in preparation for the World Youth Day 2016 Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Kraków, Poland. The session will be held at St. Alphonsus Parish, 1429 West Wellington Avenue in Chicago, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  For more information, visit www.yamchicago.org.
CONTACT:  Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-8600.

Sunday, July 12, 11:30 a.m.
50th ANNIVERSARY MASS AT ST. EDNA PARISH
Archbishop Cupich will be the main celebrant at Mass with parishioners of St. Edna Parish, 2525 North Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights, celebrating the Parish’s 50th Anniversary.
CONTACT:  Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

THEOLOGY ON TAP
Theology on Tap (TOT), a speaker and conversation series for people in their 20s and 30s, begins on July 12, providing young adults with opportunities to learn more about the Catholic faith. Participants may attend presentations at many locations throughout the Archdiocese. Presentations focus on aspects of faith and social life that are of interest to young adults including: truthful relationships, prayer styles, discerning gifts, friendships and faith in the workplace. For more locations and dates, visit www.yamchicago.org/tot.
CONTACT: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227. Young Adult Ministry, 312-534-9473.

Tuesday, July 14, 7 p.m.
THEOLOGY ON TAP SPEAKER AT ST. CLEMENT PARISH
Archbishop Cupich will be a speaker at a Theology on Tap Session at St. Clement Parish, 642 West Deming Place in Chicago, on Tuesday, July 14, at 7 p.m.   
CONTACT: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, July 26, 7 p.m.
ST. ANNE FEAST DAY – NOVENA AND PROCESSION
Archbishop Cupich will attend the celebration for the Feast Day of Saint Anne, at Our Lady of Fatima Parish / Shrine of St. Anne, 2751 West 38th Place in Chicago, on Sunday, July 26. Participants will celebrate the Feast of St. Anne with a Novena and Procession, beginning at 7 p.m.
CONTACT: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.

Sunday, August 23, 2:15 p.m.
PALLIUM CELEBRATION
On Sunday, August 23, Archbishop Cupich will celebrate a special 2:15 p.m. Mass, at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago. At this Mass, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will invest Archbishop Cupich with the pallium that was blessed by Pope Francis at the Vatican on June 29. All are invited to attend this celebration and no tickets are required.
CONTACT: Media Relations Office, 312-534-8227.