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Lutheran-Catholic Marriages : Oct. 14, 3-5 p.m. at Sheil Catholic Center, 2110 N. Sheridan Road, Evanston; exploring gifts and challenges of Catholic-Lutheran families as part of Lutheran-Catholic Dialogues Evanson Reformation 500 and Beyond; contact Brigitte Bell at brigitte@bsbpc.com or Dan Olsen at dolsen@archchicago.org
Merton lecture : Oct. 15, 2 p.m., the Chicago Merton Society hosts Shawn Storer of the Catholic Peace Fellowship on Blessed Franz Jägerstätter; in the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will offering; refreshments; for more information, call Mike Brennan at 773-447-3989; RSVPs to cc.itms@gmail.com are welcome but not required.
Writer's Workshop : Oct. 19, 7-9 p.m.; facilitated by facilitated by Carol LaChapelle, author, teacher and writer; at St. Francis Xavier Parish; 524 Ninth St., Wilmette; $49 registration fee; to register or for details contact sfxkieran@comcast.net.
Deacon Tom Lambert : Oct. 19, 7 p.m., speaks to the Mental Health Awareness Support Group in the Aula (Building F) at St. Damian Parish, 5300 W. 155th St. Oak Forest; for information, contact Tony Mazurowski, 708-951-3232 or Maria Connolly, 708-284-6511.
Bible Brunch : “God So Loved the Cosmos, But Do We?”; Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-noon; presented by Dianne Bergant; $20 includes brunch; contact Mary Whiteside at 847-907-3450 or mwhiteside@holyfamilyparish.org to register.
“God’s Revelation: Why It’s Needed & How We Know It” : Oct. 22, noon to 1:30 p.m.; presentation and discussion with Msgr. Robert J Dempsey, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Lake Forest; at St. Catherine Laboure, 3535 Thornwood Ave., Glenview; no registration, free-will offering; refreshments served; call 847-826-4704 for details.
African Awareness Month talks : Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.; Brother Joseph Schenk, OFM Conv., outreach coordinator of Catholic Charities refugee resettlement program on “The Current State of African Refugees”; Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Dr .Kevin Hunt, internist with Northwestern Medical Group and clinical assistant professor of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, on the health crisis in Northern Uganda; both at St. Ita Church, 5500 N. Broadway; call < ahref="tel:773-561-5343">773-561-5343 or visit www.saintita.org for details.
“To Redeem the Soul of America: Martin Luther King's Vision and Its Challenge to American Catholics” : Oct. 24, 7 p.m.; the Siena Center of Dominican University presents Fr. Bryan Massingale; in the Priory Auditorium, 7200 W. Division St., River Forest; $10; register at events.dom.edu/siena-center or by calling the box office at 708-488-5000.
"Martin Luther, the Reformation, and Why they Still Matter" : Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. talk by Brad S. Gregory of the University of Notre Dame; in Room 161 of the Student Activities Center on DePaul University's Lincoln Park Campus, 2320 N. Kenmore Ave.; free and open to the public; for information, contact Brenda Washington at bwashin1@depaul.edu.
"Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA" : film screening Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Becket Parish hall, 1321 Burning Bush Lane, Mount Prospect; for details email Deacon Tony Jannotta at jannotta@comcast.net.
"The Sainthood Cause and Canonization of Father Augustus Tolton" : Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m. with Bishop Joseph Perry at St. Mary Parish, corner of Lake Street and Oak Avenue in Evanston; for details, contact Karie Ferrell at kferrell@stmaryevanston.org or 847-864-0333 ext. 203.
"An Evening with Immaculee Ilibagiza, a Rwandan Genocide survivor: A Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness" : Oct. 30, at DeLaSalle Institute, 3434 S. Michigan Ave.; doors open at 6:30 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m.; free tickets required due to limited seating capacity; call Peter Wawire at St. James Parish, 312-842-1919 ext. 213, or email pwawire@stjameswabash.org.
Merton lecture : Nov. 5, 2 p.m., the Chicago Merton Society hosts David Belcastro on Merton and Camus; in the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will offering; refreshments; for more information, call Mike Brennan at 773-447-3989; RSVPs to cc.itms@gmail.com are welcome but not required.
"She Said What?! Women's Wisdom in Buddhism and Christianity": : Nov. 5, 2-4 p.m.; hosted by the Buddhist Catholic Dialogue of Chicago at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St.; free but register by Nov. 2; call 312-421-3757 or visit www.ourladyofpompeii.org.
“The Truth of Human Nature: Christian Anthropology” : Nov. 12, noon to 1:30 p.m., lecture and discussion with Fr. Matthew Bozovsky, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Wilmette, on how human dignity is founded on sexual complementarity and solidarity; at St. Catherine Laboure Parish, 3535 Thornwood Ave., Glenview; free-will offering; refreshments; call 847-826-4704 for details.
"Asking the Big Questions" : Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m.; Dr. Thom Dennis hosted by the St. Xavier Parish bereavement team and ministry of care in the Xavier Room at 524 Ninth St., Wilmette; all welcome; call 847-256-2273 or email sfxbereavement@gmail.com.
Merton lecture : Nov. 19, 2 p.m., the Chicago Merton Society hosts Paul Pearson on Merton and humor; in the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will offering; refreshments; for more information, call Mike Brennan at 773-447-3989; RSVPs to cc.itms@gmail.com are welcome but not required.
Merton lecture : Dec. 10, 2 p.m., the Chicago Merton Society hosts Kate Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s granddaughter; and Rosalie Riegle on Dorothy Day; in the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will offering; refreshments; for more information, call Mike Brennan at 773-447-3989; RSVPs to cc.itms@gmail.com are welcome but not required.
"A Course in Christian Mysticism" : Jan. 21, 2 p.m., the Chicago Merton Society hosts Jon Sweeney; in the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will offering; refreshments; for more information, call Mike Brennan at 773-447-3989; RSVPs to cc.itms@gmail.com are welcome but not required.
Around the Archdiocese is a free listing for Catholic events in the Archdiocese.
  • Include time, date, place, address and contact phone number (with area code).
  • Column space will determine what can be included.
  • Information will be listed at least one issue before the date of the event and information must be received at least two weeks before publication of that issue.
Mail your notice to:
Around the Archdiocese
Chicago Catholic
835 North Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
fax 312.534.7330

editorial@chicagocatholic.com

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