The Good News

Submissions from Around the Archdiocese

Welcome! Our Good News section is an additional way for parishes, schools, organizations and groups in the Archdiocese of Chicago to share the good things happening in their community with the readers of the Chicago Catholic.

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Marist faculty retreat features speakers, choice of activities

Marist High School held a retreat for faculty on staff on Nov. 5 to give them time for personal faith development.

Marist students honor beatified Marist Brother

St. Bede School celebrates being named a National Blue Ribbon winner

St. Bede School celebrated being named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Resurrection College Prep welcomed superior general of the Sisters’ Congregation

Martin Luther King's Niece Speaks at St. Paul of the Cross

On Sept. 29, St. Paul of the Cross parish in Park Ridge welcomed Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to commemorate the beginning of October's Respect Life month.

St. Theresa School hosts Mass and open house for Grandparents Day

The students and faculty of St. Theresa School in Palatine with the help of the Parents Association celebrated Grandparents Day.

Sisters of St. Casimir celebrate the blessing of Legacy Rooms

On Aug. 25 the Sisters of St. Casimir, their friends, families, supporters and guests gathered at 2601 W. Marquette Road, to celebrate the 111th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of St. Casimir.

St. Theresa welcomes 85 new students in its 65th school year

St. Theresa School in Palatine started its 65th school year welcoming 85 new students on Aug. 22 bringing their student body to 385.

St. George School ice cream social

St. George School in Tinley Park hosted its annual back-to-school Ice Cream Social. Family, friendship and fun abounded in the back yard of the school. A vibrant spirit permeated as friends reunited and new relationships were formed. Everyone is energized for an outstanding school year! Go Dragons!

Amita Health philanthropic benefit brings attention to Center for Pediatric Brain and raises more than $86,000 for kid's health

Imagine if your child needed healthcare but you didn’t have the means to pay for it. This is a scenario all too familiar for nearly 60 percent of families served by AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Women & Children’s Hospital (ABWCH).

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