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Tuesday, October 8, at Archbishop Quigley Center in Chicago

Chicago, IL (September 11, 2013) – The World Mission Celebration to benefit the Mater Ecclesiae College for Sisters from Mission countries, will be held October 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Archbishop Quigley Center, 835 North Rush Street in Chicago.  Sr. Madge Karecki, SSJ-TOSF, the Office of Mission Education for the New Evangelization, and the Society for the Propagation of Faith are hosting this celebration.  Special guests include Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, Kate Sullivan, CBS 2 Chicago News Anchor, and Sr. Teibe Hadghu, a Comboni Missionary sister.

The evening will include insights on Mater Ecclesiae College and the work of missionary sisters.  The College, founded in 1979, is located in Castel Gandolfo, near the summer Papal residence outside Rome.  Mater Ecclesiae College provides studies in theology and religious formation for 140 Sisters from 40 mission countries, who also receive rigorous training in human development, finance, economics and business.

More information about the event and registration is available online at or by calling the Office of Mission Education for the New Evangelization at 312-534-3855. 

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