Advent is a journey towards Bethlehem. May we let ourselves be drawn by the light of God made man.
The next Nightfever event at Holy Name Cathedral will begin with Mass at 7:30 p.m. Rev. John Kartje, Rector and President of Mundelein Seminary, will be the main celebrant and homilist.
Saturday, December 5
Kolbe House, the Jail Ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago, invites you to a bilingual (Spanish and English) Mass for those affected by the criminal justice system. Mass will be at 3 p.m. at Assumption B.V.M. Parish, 2434 South California Avenue in Chicago. If you are an ex-offender or have a loved one who is incarcerated, please join us.
Sunday, December 6
This interreligious gathering, hosted by Archbishop Cupich at Holy Name Cathedral, at 7:30 p.m., will be an opportunity for people of different faiths, ethnic and racial backgrounds to pray for Chicago and express solidarity in the common pursuit of mercy and justice. The Rev. B. Herbert Martin, of the Progressive Community Church and the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago, will preach.
Tuesday, December 8
We celebrate the Patroness of the Americas on Saturday, December 12. The festivities at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1100 North River Road in Des Plaines, will begin with a nine-day novena with the first Mass for the novena celebrated on Thursday, December 3, at 7 p.m., in the Gymnasium. The overnight celebration begins with an opening Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, on Friday, December 11, at 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 12
In the latest edition of Catholic Chicago, Archbishop Cupich reflects on the significance of the Synod of Bishops on the Family. The program also features coverage of the Pope's trip to the United States and honorees from Noche de Gala who work in Hispanic ministry.
Chicago, IL, December 1, 2015 – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich announced today that he will host an Interreligious Observance of Prayer and Expression of Solidarity for the city of Chicago convened by the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago on Tuesday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Name Cathedral. Rev. Dr. B. Herbert Martin, Sr., Pastor of Progressive Community Church and Vice President of the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago, will preach at the Observance.read more
Chicago, IL (December 1, 2015) - The festivities in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1100 North River Road in Des Plaines, will begin with a nine-day novena with the first Mass for the novena celebrated on Thursday, December 3, at 7 p.m., in the Gymnasium. The final Mass for the novena will be celebrated on Thursday, December 10. A novena is a series of public or private prayers, over a nine-day period, to obtain special graces, to give thanks or make special petitions.read more
Chicago, IL (November 30, 2015) - Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will mark the beginning of the Jubilee of Mercy at the 12:10 p.m. Mass on Tuesday, December 8, at Holy Name Cathedral, at State and Superior Streets in Chicago. The Jubilee of Mercy, proclaimed by Pope Francis, begins on December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the same day Pope Francis opens the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica. That is also the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council. The Jubilee concludes on November 20, 2016, the Feast of Christ the King.read more
Mundelein, IL (November 19, 2015) - Very Rev. John Kartje, Rector/President of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary, announced today that Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has named the Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima as Interim Director of the Liturgical Institute. He succeeds the Rev. Douglas A. Martis who has served as Director since 2004.read more