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An Evening dedicated to Fr. Augustus Tolton : Jan. 19, 7 p.m.; Joyce Duriga, editor of Chicago Catholic and author of "Augustus Tolton: The Church Is the True Liberator"; panel discussion featuring iconographer Joe Malham; in the Jubilee Hall at St. Ita Church, 5500 N. Broadway; call 773-561-5343 or visit saintita.org for details.
"Thomas Merton — Evil and Why We Suffer: From Purified Soul Theodicy to Zen" : Jan. 20, 2 p.m.; David Orberson on his new book; at the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; hosted by Chicago Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society; free-will offering, refreshments; for information visit ccitms.blogspot.com/2018/12/january-20-2019-david-orberson-on.html or call Mike at 773-447-3989.
"I'll Die Laughing" : Jan. 28, 7:30-9 p.m., Fr. Bob Rohrich, CM, speaks on humor at Sacred Heart Ministry Center, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills; call 708-974-3336 for details.
Diane Kennedy, OP, Lecture and Dinner : Jan. 30, lecture at 5 p.m. followed by dinner, with Kathleen Sprows Cummings speaking on Dominican candidates for sainthood; in the Shaffer SIlveri Atrium of Parmer Hall, on Domincan's main campus, 7900 Division St., River Forest; $30; for information, visit events.dom.edu/siena-center or call 708-714-9107.
Book discussion "Saint James the Greater in History, Art and Culture" : Feb. 1; 12:10-1 p.m.; presented by author William Farina; at St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; free-will offering; for details contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit stpetersloop.org.
Open Wide Our Hearts - Exploring the U.S. Bishops Pastoral Letter on Racism : Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; 12:10-1 p.m.; different presenter each week; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; free-will offering; for details contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit stpetersloop.org.
Book study: "The 5 Languages of Love" : Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27; 12:10-1 p.m.; presented by Sr. Fran Sulzer, FSPA; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; free-will offering; for details, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit stpetersloop.org.
The Violence and Damage Being Done by a Pornographic Culture and Practical Ways to Counter It for Families and Friends : Feb. 6, 7 p.m., hosted by Archdiocese of Chicago and the Multi Parish Knowledge and Prayer Series at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 15050 Wolf Road, Orland Park; adults only.
“Introduction to Christian Anthropology” : Tuesdays Feb.12 through March 19; 7-8:30 p.m.; six-week course exploring the Christian vision of human nature/persons through an in-depth look at biblical creation stories; taught by Fr. Matthew Bozovsky of Our Lady of Ransom Parish, at St. Catherine Laboure, 3535 Thornwood Ave.; Glenview; $25; register by calling 847-826-4704 or emailing KitchsBest@aol.com.
"The Book of Nature: First Text of the Creator; Holy Way Amid the Modern-day Melee" : Feb. 17, 2 p.m., the February meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society features Barbara Mahany, a Chicago author and journalist; at the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott Ave.; free-will donation; refreshments; for information, contact Mike at 773-685-4736.
"Crispina and Her Sisters": Women and Authority in Early Christianity : Feb. 17, 3-4:30 p.m.; presentation and book signing by Sr. Christine Schenk, CSJ; at St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd,; for details, visit osbchicago.org/programs; RSVP with Sister Benita Coffey, OSB at 773-764-2413 ext. 327.
“Lazarus, Come Forth”: War, Soul Death, and Homecoming : Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.; part of DePaul University Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology's Spiriual Works of Mercy Series; featuring Robert Emmet Meagher; in room 314B of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Ave.; free; for more information, visit events.depaul.edu.
Challenges & Hopes: The Catholic Church in Contemporary China : Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.; part of DePaul University Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology's Spiriual Works of Mercy Series; featuring Mary Mee-Yin Yuen; in room 314B of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Ave.; free; for more information, visit events.depaul.edu.
Dreams and Spirituality Workshop : March 29, 7-9 p.m., and March 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; with Sr. Pat Coughlin, OSB, a spiritual director and licensed psychotherapist who has given dream workshops on five continents; participants are urged to begin recording their dreams as soon as they register in preparation for the workshop; suggested fee of $65 includes lunch; at St. Scholastica Monastery, Oasis Room, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.; for information, visit osbchicago.org/programs; to RSVP or register, contact Sr. Pat Coughlin at 773-764-2413 est. 374 or pcoughlin@osbchicago.org.
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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