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Asian Catholics gather for community Mass

By Karen Callaway | Photo editor
October 11, 2018

Asian Catholics gather for community Mass

Cardinal Cupich joined Asian Catholics from various ethnic communities for a Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park.
Hundreds of Asian Catholics joined together for a Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Worshipers in ethnic clothing stand during the Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich gives the homily during the Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
A woman reads the intercessions near many statues of Asian portrayals of Mary at the Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich accepts the gifts at an Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich accepts the gifts at an Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich accepts the gifts at an Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Worshipers pray at the Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Many priests from parishes with large Asian populations join Cardinal Cupich at a special Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Parish in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Worshipers pray the Our Father as Cardinal Cupich joins hundreds of Asian Catholics for a Sept. 30 Mass at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
A woman makes a respectful gesture before taking Communion at the Asian community Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
A young girl watches her sibling take the Blood of Christ during Communion at a special Mass for the Asian Catholic community Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Women dressed in Korean and Filipino clothing pray during Mass. Cardinal Cupich joined hundreds of Asian Catholics for a Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich joined Asian Catholics from various ethnic communities for a Mass Sept. 30 at St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park.

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  • asian community

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