Archive for December, 2014

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Dec

Dec. 22, 2014 show Claire Halbur, a parishioner at the Cathedral of St. Raymond in Joliet, joins Bob to talk about her experience on Lifetime channel's "The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns." The reality show followed Claire and four other young women on their journey of discernment as they visited three convents across the country. Then, Elizabeth Fenner, editor-in-chief of Chicago Magazine, talks about the just-published cover story she wrote on the decreasing number of Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago. ...

18
Dec

Students from across the state in the fall of 2014 completed a 15-month prison ministry leadership program developed by the Catholic Conference of Illinois and Lewis University in Romeoville. Fr. Chris Reuter, O.F.M., of the Belleville diocese celebrated a commissioning Mass for the students at Sancta Alberta Chapel on the Lewis campus in November 2014. The students will now coordinate other prison and jail ministry volunteers in their respective dioceses.  

05
Dec

CCI's education advocacy efforts rely on principals and legislative action people (LAP) getting the word out to parents and Catholic school supporters about education initiatives. Read how this organized effort works to publicize the greatness of our Catholic schools in the December 2014 Education Newsletter.  

04
Dec

Seven Catholics from across the state were honored at a commissioning Mass for completing an intensive, 15-month prison ministry leadership program co-sponsored by the Catholic Conference of Illinois and Lewis University. Representing five of the state’s six Catholic dioceses, the students gathered on Nov. 21 at Sancta Alberta Chapel on the campus of Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. Fr. Christian N. Reuter, O.F.M., of the Diocese of Belleville ...