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Holy Fire 2018


Holy Fire 2018 – The Department of Parish Vitality and Mission is excited to announce that Holy Fire 2018 will be taking place on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Pastors, principals, DREs, and youth ministers are highly encouraged to support sixth through ninth graders in their parish and school communities to attend. Registration is now open. For more information, please click here and refer to the attached Holy Fire Flyer, Holy Fire FAQ Sheet, Holy Fire Transportation Form, and Holy Fire Scholarship Application. Scholarship applications are due on Thursday, September 20, 2018.





Theology on Tap Summer 2018 Kickoff Event

Theology on Tap Summer 2018 Kickoff Event - Breakthrough: The Inspiring Story of Australia’s X Factor Priest Fr. Rob Galea

Join us on the evening of Monday, June 25, 2018, at the Fremont Chicago for the Theology on Tap 2018 kickoff event with Father Tom Rosica, Chief Executive Officer of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation in Canada. Father Rosica will interview Father Rob Galea, musician, author, and founder of FRG Ministry. Father Rob will speak about his inspiring journey from troubled teen to Catholic priest and Australian idol. He will also be performing some of his music that made him an internet sensation in 2015 thanks to his audition for Australia’s X Factor.

The event is free and every attendee will receive two drink tickets, appetizers, and excellent company!

Click here to register.                                   Flyer




In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, we take you to the inaugural Mass for St. Joseph Chapel at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine.

We show you highlights from the ordination ceremonies for both our deacons and our new priests.

And you’ll get an inside look at how pastors are selected for parishes across the Archdiocese.



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 3 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.

Archdiocese of Chicago Video Coverage - Peace Walk and Via Crucis

Good Friday Walk for Peace and Via Crucis in Brighton Park.



Archdiocesan Employee All-Day Retreat

Archdiocesan Employee All-Day Retreat

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago

All Quigley and Meyer employees are expected to attend the retreat as we grow together as a Pastoral Center. This is a mandatory retreat so please reschedule any and all other meetings. Our Retreat Leader will be Dr. C. Vanessa White, Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Ministry at Catholic Theological Union. The Meyer and Quigley Pastoral Center will be closed July 31.

More details will follow in the near future. Please contact Patty Rimkus primkus@archchicago.org or Fr. Jason Malave jmalave@archchicago.org with any questions or a desire to serve this gathering.



SANCTUARY – April 2018

In the April 2018 edition of Sanctuary, we take you to peace demonstrations at Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Chicago. We introduce you to Phil Andrew, the new Director of Violence Prevention Initiatives for the Archdiocese.  And we show you a video that celebrates the wonderful ministries of our local Catholic community.

Sanctuary is the Archdiocese of Chicago's TV news magazine program that airs quarterly on the Live Well Network.  The program is hosted by Fr. Greg Sakowicz, Rector of Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.  Sanctuary is produced by the Archdiocesan Office of Radio and Television and is taped on location throughout the Chicago area.  The Live Well Network can be seen over-the-air on ABC 7.2, as well as on Comcast Channel 217, RCN Channel 618, WOW Channel 219, Mediacom Channel 723 and Charter Channel 608.  Sanctuary airs every Sunday at 12-noon.



Critical Needs Scholarship

The Archdiocese of Chicago awards the Critical Needs Scholarship to lay employees who are furthering their education in the areas of critical need in the diocese, such as 
•        Catechesis of children and adults and the formation of parents with children in sacramental preparation
•        Ministry for African-American, Asian, Hispanic, and Polish-immigrant communities
•        Certification and training of teachers and principals, especially those serving inner city schools
•        Liturgical ministry
•        Evangelization to teens/young adults
•        Vitality of the parish system through a renewed sense of mission and stable financials

Below are the forms needed to apply:
1.         Department/Agency Director Information Letter
2.         Flyer
3.         Application
4.         Confirmation of Applicant Employment and Recommendation


2018 Annual Catholic Appeal

Please review the letter from Cardinal Cupich regarding the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal and the Employee Payroll Deduction Form.


"Tuesdays Together" Updates

Below are the dates for the remaining Pastoral Center meetings for 2018.    

·      Tuesday, June 12, 2018 1:00. p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

·      Tuesday, August 14, 2018 1:00. p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

·      Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00. p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

·      Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:00. p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Thanks so much for all you do. May our generous God shower down Grace and Mercy upon you as we walk this Easter Season together. 

In the service of Christ,

Fr. Jason Malave


A Time for New Beginnings with the Archdiocese of Chicago

As we begin our preparations for the coming of a New Year, we can look forward with anticipation to an exciting new beginning.

Do you know of anyone who may be interested in joining us on our journey?  The Archdiocese of Chicago currently has a number of open positions available for people who are looking to make a difference.

Please visit our list of open positions at http://legacy.archchicago.org/Employment/ and feel free to invite someone else to start anew.


Online Visual Identity and Print Store

The online visual identity and print store is now available to the staff of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Please follow the links below on how to access the online store, what is available through the online store and what printers are recommended.

Directions to access the online store

Recommended Printers


Renew My Church Parish Groupings Announced

As you may have heard at your parish, the Renew My Church groupings of all parishes and schools were announced to parishioners through a letter from the Cardinal. Copies of that letter can be found below in three languages. As the Cardinal states, groupings will work together to plan for the future and discern where God is leading us. This is an exciting step for the  Renew My Church initiative, and we ask for your continued prayers and support of the initiative going forward.

Cardinal Cupich's Letter - English | Spanish | Polish




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