CREO Guides Latino Students on the Path to College

Ministry launched at St. Mark's prepares first-generation students, parents for the challenges ahead

There are more than 10,000 Hispanic or Latino high school students in DuPage County, and most of them would be the first members of their family to earn a college degree. CREO DuPage, a college preparation program that began as a ministry of St. Mark’s, Glen Ellyn, was established to give them a fighting chance….


A Thanksgiving Reflection from Bishop Chilton

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “thank you,” it will be enough. — Meister Eckhart True joy is watching the sun rise and knowing who to thank.  — Anonymous On this Thanksgiving morning, I am reminded that a grateful spirit is a grace bestowed on us. It allows the…


Diocesan Convention was November 20

The 184th Annual Convention of the Diocese of Chicago took place on Saturday, November 20, 2021 via Zoom webinar. Watch a recording and learn more about the business of convention.

Bishop Chilton Knudsen Comes Full Circle

New Assisting Bishop Begins Work October 4

When Bishop Chilton Knudsen begins work as assisting bishop in the Diocese of Chicago on October 4, it won’t be like her first day in any of the other dioceses she has served. For one thing, she already knows her way around the cathedral, where she was ordained to the priesthood more than 40 years…


The Rev. Paula Clark is Officially Bishop-Elect

Standing Committee receives canonical consents to election

The Rev. Paula Clark officially became bishop-elect of the Diocese of Chicago on February 10, when the diocese’s standing committee received word that the required majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees in dioceses across the church had consented to her election. “The Diocese of Chicago is thrilled that the Rev. Paula Clark is…


Convention to Elect the Thirteenth Bishop on December 12

The convention to elect the 13th Bishop of Chicago will be conducted online via Zoom webinar on Saturday, December 12 from 9:30 am to approximately 3 pm. Download the agenda for the convention. Registration is required for lay delegates and canonically resident clergy only. All others may view the convention via livestream. In addition to registering,…