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Renew My Church: New round of unified parishes began July 1

July 1 ushered in big changes to wave 3 of the Renew My Church process, with unifications and other structural changes happening across the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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St. Joseph Parish offers drive-in Mass for vulnerable parishioners

Every Sunday morning shortly before 7 a.m., cars begin arriving in the parking lots next to St. Joseph Church in Libertyville. But instead of getting out of their vehicles and heading inside the church for Mass, the people stay in their cars, tune their radios to 87.9 FM and get ready for the liturgy to begin.

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Pandemic forces new ways of doing confirmation, first Communions

When the Archdiocese of Chicago notified parishes in late June that those certified for public Masses could begin planning socially distanced first Communions, confirmations and receptions into the Catholic Church, pastors and their teams swung into action.

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Meet the new priests

Cardinal Cupich ordained seven men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Chicago June 29 at St. John Brebeuf Church, Niles. The men range in age from 26 to 52 and hail from the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Philippines, Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador. They begin their new assignments July 1. An eighth priest, born in the Diocese of Peoria and educated at Catholic Theological Union, also will be ordained for the Archdiocese of Tabora, Tanzania. Chicago Catholic congratulates all of them.

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Cardinal Cupich ordains new priests for archdiocese

Cardinal Cupich ordained seven priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago at St. John Brebeuf Church in Niles June 29, the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.

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