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Bishop’s Appeal 2020

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago: In recent months, we have learned to worship on Zoom and Facebook, care for one another by telephone and find creative¬†ways to feed the hungry and support the burgeoning movement for racial justice–all while striving to keep our communities healthy. Thanks to your steadfast ministry, the…

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Reopening Plan Revisions Published

Reopening Plan Revisions Published

On June 17, Bishop Jeff Lee reviewed with clergy updates to the Diocese of Chicago’s plan for re-opening churches. The plan continues to be¬†based in large measure on meeting public health criteria spelled out in Restore Illinois, the state’s five-phase plan to guide its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates to the plan include: State…

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Faith in This Pivotal Moment

by Rory Dean Smith How does our faith call us to lead in this pivotal moment? I am a Chicagoan. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago. When we moved into our house I was entering first grade and I made friends with the last white kid in the neighborhood. When his family…

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Resources During the Pandemic

Resources During the Pandemic

Below is a list helpful list of resources to assist in all aspects of parish life during the pandemic. If you have edits or additions to this list, please email Jen Boyle-Tucker. Online Prayer and Worship Around the Diocese From the Diocese of Chicago Pandemic news and updates from Bishop Lee Returning to Our Churches:…

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