Advent and Christmas Resources

Archbishop Cupich will celebrate Midnight Mass at Holy Name Cathedral at 12 a.m. WGN-TV/Ch. 9 will broadcast live on Christmas Eve for viewers in Chicago and the suburbs. Mass will be streamed live at www.wgntv.com/livestream.

Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis declared that the Year of Consecrated Life be celebrated around the world. This year offers an opportunity to pray, express gratitude and raise awareness about consecrated life in the Church.

Immigration Reform Seeking Posada

Posada participants will process in a prayerful solidarity walk beginning at 7 a.m. from 101 West Congress Parkway to St. Peter's in the Loop, for a celebration and fellowship at the church at 9 a.m.

Friday, December 19

Simbang Gabi Masses

Archbishop Cupich will celebrate a Simbang Gabi Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Chicago at 7 p.m. Celebrated by Filipino Catholics, Simbang Gabi is a novena of masses in preparation for Christmas.

Tuesday, December 23

Christmas Eve Midnight Mass

Archbishop Cupich will celebrate Midnight Mass at Holy Name Cathedral at 12 a.m. WGN-TV/Ch. 9 will broadcast live on Christmas Eve for viewers in Chicago and the suburbs. Mass will be streamed live at www.wgntv.com/livestream.

December 25

Catholic Chicago Features the
Installation of Archbishop Cupich

Tune in for highlights from the historic installation services at Holy Name Cathedral and coverage of Cardinal George's last public Mass as Archbishop of Chicago.

Catholic Chicago airs Friday, at 7 p.m.
on Chicago Loop Cable Ch. 25, and
Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on Comcast Ch. 100.

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Catholic Chicago Blog

In this week's blog, the Office for Immigrant Affairs invites all to take part in their Posada this Friday, 12/19.

www.archchicago.org/blog

News Releases

Sister Mary Paul McCaughey Assumes New Role for
Catholic Schools in Chicago

Chicago, IL (December 19, 2014) - Sister Mary Paul McCaughey, O.P., Superintendent for Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago, informed Archbishop Blase J. Cupich that she had earlier made known to the Archdiocesan Board her desire to leave her office with the transition of a new archbishop. 

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Ninth Annual “Seeking Posada” for Immigration Reform Immigrant supporters to give thanks for administrative relief and pray for a permanent solution
Friday, December 19, Beginning at 7 a.m.

Chicago, IL (December 16, 2014) – Hundreds of immigrant and native-born priests, religious sisters and brothers, and lay leaders will participate in a Posada, a symbolic search for shelter that offers hope, justice and human dignity for all immigrants, on Friday, December 19, beginning at 7 a.m., outside the United States Center for Immigration Services, 101 West Congress Parkway in downtown Chicago.

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