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Catholic high school students address racial inequity

Student representatives from 25 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago came together to address racial inequities in response to last summer’s murder of George Floyd and its aftermath.

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Faith leaders discuss COVID-19 vaccine on ABC-7 town hall

Leaders of religious communities have a role to play in encouraging members of their congregations to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and in building a more just, equitable society where members of all faiths and none are recognized as members of the common human family.

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Fenwick, St. Catherine-St. Lucy school announce new partnership

On April 16, Fenwick High School and St. Catherine-St. Lucy School, both located in Oak Park, announced a new partnership that will provide resources and support for grammar school students to attend Fenwick High School. It also includes sharing a newly renovated gym on St. Catherine-St. Lucy’s campus.

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Sewing ministry aims to restore the sacred

On any given Wednesday or Saturday, women of all ages at St. John Cantius Parish, 825 N. Carpenter St., can be found on the second floor of the canonry, which is the old convent, embroidering, stitching and sewing by hand, carrying on the tradition of fine needlework in sacred linens and garments and other needle crafts.

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High schools prepare for in-person graduations

Some Chicago-area Catholic high schools are renting professional sports venues for graduation this year, and others will use their own outdoor fields. Others are carefully planning how to arrange the graduates in indoor spaces, often with the ceremony livestreamed to family members elsewhere.

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