The Good News

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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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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).

A new social justice website

There is a new free website available to all of the parishes, schools and organizations in the archdiocese called The Social Justice Resource Center

Gala for Alexian Brothers Foundation raises nearly $800,000 for behavioral medicine

It was an evening filled with the wonder of wildlife when nearly 500 guests united amidst the silhouette of city skyscrapers for the 32nd Annual Alexian Brothers Ball de Fleur on Saturday, May 5 at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community elects new leadership team

Amid joyous celebration, five Sisters of Mercy were elected on April 7, 2018, to lead the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, West Midwest Community, which stretches from San Francisco, Calif., to Detroit, Mich.

Sisters of Mercy celebrate jubilees

Chicago Sisters of Mercy of the Mercy West Midwest Community celebrated jubilees marking from 60 to 80 years of religious life on April 29 at Mercy Circle, 3659 W 99 St., Chicago.

Attorney offers Marian Catholic High School's aspiring lawyers career advice

On April 30, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorney Rob L. Kohen gave advice to aspiring lawyers at Marian Catholic High School’s 2018 Career Day.

Holy Trinity students win $12,750 and top awards at World Series of Entrepreneurship

On April 26, 19 Holy Trinity High School students competed in the World Series of Entrepreneurship, held at 1871 Chicago in the Merchandise Mart. This is the first year this competition has been offered in Chicago.

Maryville honors William and Jean O’Neill and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke

Maryville honored William and Jean O’Neill with the 2018 Guardian Medallion Award on April 20.

Mother McAuley inducts six women into McAuley Hall of Honor

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School inducted six women into its Hall of Honor on April 22.

St. Louise de Marillac School participates in candlelight ceremony at Loyola Medical Center

Members of the St. Louise de Marillac Children’s Choir performed “On Eagles Wings” on April 22 at a candle lighting ceremony at Loyola’s Organ Transplant Center in Maywood.

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