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Courtyard BBQ - Friday, September 16




In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, Host Todd Williamson talks with Archbishop Blase Cupich and Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Dr. Jim Rigg, about the new school year.  A south-side Catholic school has a barbecue to say "thank you" to local police.  And summer outdoor Masses help bring vitality to a Little Village parish.
Catholic Chicago is produced by the Archdiocese of Chicago's Office of Radio and Television. The program is hosted by Todd Williamson, Director of the Office for Divine Worship.
Comcast customers who live in Chicago and throughout the suburbs can see Catholic Chicago Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on CN-100, the Comcast Network (Channel 100). The program also airs Friday at 7 p.m. on Chicago Loop Cable Channel 25.

A Reminder about Batch Mail

Do you have an announcement that you would like included in the Archdiocesan Electronic Batch Mail, but don't know how to submit it?

If so, you can find Batch Mail procedures under the Employee Resources section of Daily Update. Batch Mail is a great resource for promoting Archdiocesan events that your office or agency is sponsoring!

Email your flyers and announcements for approval to:

Deadline for submission is Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

And don't forget, you can access Batch Mail directly at


Renew My Church - Employee Retreat 2016 Photo Gallery

This past June, Pastoral Center employees participated in a retreat at St. John Brebeuf Parish. During this retreat, Archbishop Cupich and Fr. Kanonik spoke to all employees about Renew My Church, providing more context and reflection on this renewal process. 

You can view a Photo Gallery from the day!


Business Casual Attire During Summer Months

During the summer months, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, employees may wear business casual attire, provided there is a not a reason to dress more formally in business attire.

Directives on business attire and business casual attire have been prepared by the Director of Personnel Services. 

Business Attire/Dress Code/Business Casual


Don't Forget to Register Your Events on the Master Calendar!

A friendly reminder to employees....

Staff in the agencies, offices and departments of the Archdiocese are able to submit items directly into the Master Calendar after registering for an account. This document is an important resource for all employees and is especially helpful to staff in the Media Relations Office who consult the calendar in preparing the Media Daybook and individual press releases or media advisories.  Events listed can also be considered for inclusion in the highlights featured on the front page of the Archdiocesan website.

Please click on the link below to register and for directions for submitting your events.

Register and Submit Events



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