At installation, Archbishop Gregory urges renewed faith amid challenges

During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and urged Catholic leaders and laity not to lose faith.


Forming valuable bonds through Mercy Home’s mentor program

Bridget Brzezinski was looking for a way to make a difference back in 2017, but she wasn’t sure exactly how to go about it. Near the entrance to her office building, she saw advertisements seeking Mercy Home volunteers, so she decided to make a call.


New priests are to be servant-leaders, cardinal says

Cardinal Cupich ordained eight new priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago May 18. The new priests, he said, are ordained to be servant-leaders for the people of God.


Three local parishes dedicate new parish spaces

When parishioners at St. Edna in Arlington Heights began considering the need for a new parish center during the creation of a parish master plan in 2010, they had no idea how long the process would take.


Eight priests ordained May 18

The Archdiocese of Chicago will welcome eight new priests on May 18. They hail from Vietnam, Mexico, other parts of the United States and the archdiocese itself, and they range in age from 28 to 38. The men, who will take up their new assignments July 1, have walked varied paths toward ordination. Learn about them here, and join Chicago Catholic in congratulating them.