New altar, anniversary for St. Philip Neri

Fr. Thomas Belanger, pastor, concelebrates with visiting priests and Cardinal George. Cardinal George was the main celebrant at a Mass with parishioners of St. Philip Neri Parish, 2132 East 72nd Street in Chicago on May 20 in celebration of the parish's 100th anniversary. The cardinal dedicated a new altar during the mass. (Karen Callaway / Catholic New World)
Cardinal George and Bishop Perry watch as relics are deposited into the new altar during Mass. (Karen Callaway / Catholic New World)
Bob Watkins and Charles Harris, members of the choir, sing during Mass. (Karen Callaway / Catholic New World)