Cardinal Cupich discusses church's efforts for peace in Chicago 

“Just because we can't do everything doesn't mean we shouldn't do something.” That's the message Cardinal Cupich has tried to communicate since announcing his anti-violence initiatives in April. 


Bishops ask for peace after white nationalist rally turns deadly

The bishop from the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia called for peace following violence in Charlottesville late on Aug. 11 and subsequent events at the University of Virginia that left at least one person dead after a car plowed into a crowd on the afternoon of Aug. 12 during a white nationalist rally.


Choir immortalized in ‘Bells of St. Mary’s’ to sing final Mass

When the Paulist Alumni Chorale sings at the 5 p.m. Mass Sept. 9 at Old St. Mary’s Church, 1500 S. Michigan Ave., it will mark the end of more than a century of music.


Northlake man finds his vocation in flowers

When you walk into Manny’s Flower Design at Northlake Flowers, one of the first things you see is a large altar with images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph and other saints. You also see colorful and elaborate floral displays along with lots of fluffy teddy bears.


A home for students who are homeless

Tierra Jackson reads a prayer blessing the entryway of Phoenix Hall on July 27. Phoenix Hall is a residence for eight students at North Lawndale College Prep who are homeless. It is a collaborative effort between the North Lawndale Student Housing Initiative, Old St Patrick's Parish, Empower to Succeed, the Night Ministry, Youth Outreach Services and many community-based organizations and residents.(Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)