1. Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Mother McAuley 60th Anniversary Mass with Archbishop Blase Cupich

    Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School commemorated its 60th Anniversary on Sept. 1 with a special liturgy celebrated by Most Reverend Archbishop Blase J. Cupich. Students, faculty, staff, alumnae, Sisters of Mercy and honored guests gathered in the school gymnasium to share in the observance of the school’s history and heritage.

  2. Friday, August 26, 2016

    St. Thomas of Villanova Parish

    St. Thomas of Villanova Pastor, Rev. Thomas Rzepiela wanted to show support for our Police Personnel, especially in light of all the recent dishonoring of police across our country. He commissioned posters be made offering thanks and prayers to our local police personnel. After all weekend Masses, parishioners were invited to write their own message to the police on the posters. Fr. Tom then met with Palatine Police Chief, Alan Stoeckel and Deputy Police Chief, Mike Seebacher. On behalf of the Parish, he promised them prayers of protection and prayers of gratitude for all that the Police Department does for the parishioners of St. Thomas Parish and for the community. He presented them with the homemade posters from the Parish, which humbled the Chief and Deputy Chief. They decided to present the posters to all Police personnel at their next shift role call. The posters are now displayed at the Palatine Police Station for all to see. God bless our Police.

  3. Monday, August 22, 2016

    Catholic Charities Teens Win Coding Competition

    Learning valuable job skills can be difficult for youth living in at-risk communities, but when resources are provided, they can go on to do amazing things. After dedicating their summer to employment training as part of the Catholic Charities Summer Employment Program, the teens of Catholic Charities Westside coding team took first place in Project Tech Teen’s coding competition on Aug, 11. The teens participated in a coding program to learn how to build applications within the context of job readiness and entrepreneurship.

  4. Friday, August 19, 2016

    Therese A. Scanlan, EdD named President of Resurrection University Chicago

    Resurrection University announced the Board of Directors’ selection of Therese A. Scanlan, EdD to the position of President of the University. Scanlan has assumed the role as President and will lead the charge for the University that has recently doubled enrollment in less than five years. Prior to the role as president and interim president, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer where she led a multitude of governance, legal, construction and financial initiatives through the University’s enormous period of growth.

  5. Thursday, August 18, 2016

    7th Annual Jazz Festival Raises $11,275 for Catholic Charities Food Pantries

    Throughout February and March, hundreds of attendees enjoyed jazz music across Chicago while raising thousands for hunger relief efforts. Monsignor Michael Boland, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, was recently presented with $11,275 raised by the Chi-Town Jazz Festival.

  6. Thursday, August 18, 2016

    USML Conference Center Hosts International Religious Education Group

    The International Seminar on Religious Education and Values (ISREV) convened at the Conference Center of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL July 31 to Aug. 5. Over 90 religious education scholars from 10 countries worldwide met for the 20th Session of ISREV to present Collegial Papers on Values, Human Rights and Education.

  7. Friday, August 12, 2016

    Marist teachers attend Notre Dame program on science and religion

    Marist High School teachers attended the University of Notre Dame’s program "Science and Religion: Strangers, Rivals or Partners in the Search of Truth?" at the South Bend, Ind. campus in late June.

  8. Monday, August 01, 2016

    Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community Announces New Director of Mercy Associates

    Mercy Associate Mark Piper of Chicago, Ill., has been named Director of Mercy Association for the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest (WMW) Community. He assumed his position on July 5, succeeding co-directors Ann Dufour and Trish Trout.

  9. Monday, August 01, 2016

    French Boys Choir Concert

    The French Boys Choir gave a concert July 26 at St. Robert Bellarmine. The boys range ages 10-18 and sing in 4-part harmony. Their repertoire comprises French, English, Latin and Tagalog music. This concert is part of a North-American tour of 11 concerts in 17 days.

  10. Monday, July 25, 2016

    Chicago Students Take on Global Issues

    How do globally-minded university students from Chicago spend their summer vacation?

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