The Catholic Conference of Illinois produces occasional videos on public policy issues important to the Church. Our YouTube channel can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/CatholicConfIL.
We also post videos of Catholic interest.
Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan was asked to testify before the Illinois House Human Services Appropriations Committee on the impact the state budget impasse is having on Catholic Charities and the people it serves. The state has been without a budget since July 1, 2016. Stephanie Johnson, director of government relations for Catholic Charities of Chicago, joined Gilligan at the committee. The agency is owed $18 million by the state.
April's prayer video recognizes the work of small farmers around the world, and asks for prayers that they be justly compensated for their labors.
March's video prayer intention focuses on families experiencing economic, health or other difficulties. We pray that they receive the support they need.
February's prayer video from Pope Francis focusus on the care of creation and our common home of the Earth.