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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St. Philip Neri celebrates Week of the Young Child (WOYC) & Passion of the Christ Post Press Release

Kathryn Worthen receives Sister Thea Bowman Humanitarian Legacy Award

Kathryn Worthen of the Ladies of St. Peter Claver/St. Felicitas Court 181 was honored April 6 with the Sister Thea Bowman Humanitarian Legacy Award.

Trivia night brings together trivia buffs, Sisters of Mercy

St. John Brebeuf Spelling Bee honors Patricia Jablonski

Students at St. John Brebeuf School learned about more than spelling when they gathered for their annual spelling bee last month. They learned about service and dedication

Loyola University Chicago launches new School of Health Sciences and Public Health

As Loyola University Chicago approaches its 150th anniversary, the University is expanding its Jesuit mission of education and service to those in need by introducing the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health.

Marist senior earns military appointment

Marist High School senior Will Shanahan earned an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York. Shanahan (Orland Park) was nominated by Rep. Dan Lipinski and completed the admissions process for the esteemed academy.

St. Philip Neri celebrates Black History Month

Resurrection young women's math Olympics challenge girls in algebra and geometry.

On Feb. 15, 2019, Resurrection College Prep High School’s Mathematics Department and the Resurrection Math Club sponsored the Young Women’s Math Olympics.

UIC students attend national SEEK conference for young adults

The St. John Paul II Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago ( took 112 college students, Chicago young adults and Archdiocese of Chicago seminarians and priests to FOCUS's SEEK2019 Conference from Jan 3-7 in Indianapolis.

A Giving Tree

In 1984 Dr. John Schugt, an Emergency Room Physician in Southern California, decided to purchase a Christmas tree filled with children’s toys and books.

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