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. Theresa School Hosts Annual Veterans Day Service

St. Theresa School in Palatine was proud to host their annual Veterans Day Service at St. Theresa Church on Nov. 10.

Beauty & the Sacred Discussed at Chicago Conference

The Catholic Art Guild's first annual conference on Oct. 2 was truly a historic moment for "restoring the Sacred" in the visual arts.

HFCA Girls' Volleyball team raises trophy and awareness

Holy Family Catholic Academy (Inverness) has a lot to celebrate in this, the 15th anniversary of their founding.

Packed house reaches for excellence At MEF’S 26th annual banquet

You could call the recent Midtown Educational Foundation’s 26th annual Reach for Excellence dinner an investment seminar—so long as you realize that the targeted investment is in the lives of some 1,149 Chicago area at-risk boys and girls—and their families--served by the Midtown Center for boys and Metro Achievement Center for girls.

St. Therese Chinese Catholic School principal named National Distinguished Principal

Phyllis Cavallone, principal of St. Therese Chinese Catholic school in Chicago, was selected as a 2017 National Distinguished Principal, an honor that places her among only five private school principals recognized for this national award.

St. Alphonsus / St Patrick School wins Brother Rice Academic Bowl

On Oct. 7 St. Alphonsus/St.Patrick School along with 10 other teams participated in the 2017 Brother Rice Academic Bowl.

Sr. Mary Therese Krueger of Chicago professes vows as a Dubuque Presentation Sister

Sister Mary Therese Krueger, PBVM, from Chicago, professed vows of poverty, chastity and obedience as a Dubuque Sister of the Presentation Oct. 14, at Mount Loretto, Dubuque, Iowa.

St. Therese Chinese Catholic School Welcomed Back Notable 2002 Graduate Yi Wei

St. Therese Chinese Catholic School welcomed back 2002 Alumna Yi Wei on Oct. 2 as the culmination of the school's month-long theme on water.

St. Theresa School Girl Scouts raise money for several causes

St. Theresa's seventh grade Girl Scouts were inspired to help a school in need.

Holy Family Catholic Academy celebrates Blue Ribbon award

Principal Kate O’Brien surprised students, faculty and parents on Thursday announcing that HFCA (Inverness) was one of 50 private schools in the nation receiving a 2017 National Blue Ribbon.

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