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CATHOLIC FESTIVAL OF FAITH TO CELEBRATE FAMILIES

Chicago, IL (October 1, 2009) – The 2009 Catholic Festival of Faith will have a dozen different inter-generational experiences happening on Saturday, October 17.  Parents and children are invited to the Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, to create, explore, learn and celebrate their Catholic faith together as a family.

The day’s fun events include hour-long workshops at 10 a.m., 1 and 2:15 p.m. to “make-and-take” symbols of the Catholic faith.

Additionally, parents and children will be invited to explore a giant display that includes interactive activities on Catholic missionaries around the world and take part in a special Festival “Treasure Hunt” that is designed to help participants locate the riches of the Catholic faith.

The 2009 Catholic Festival of Faith, an opportunity for Catholics to come together to dialog, exchange ideas and strengthen their faith, will be conducted on Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, at the Stephens Convention Center, 5555 North River Road, Rosemont.  To learn more or to register, visit www.catholicfest.org.  For additional information call the Catholic Festival of Faith at 312-534-3100 or email decw@archchicago.org.

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