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Electing Convention is December 12

Registration and certification for clergy and lay delegates required by December 1  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. There is no cost to attend. Registration is open for lay delegates and canonically resident clergy…

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Message from Bishop Joseph Garang Atem

Message from Bishop Joseph Garang Atem

MESSAGE FROM BP. JOSEPH GARANG ATEM For Diocesan Convention 2020 Dear Rt. Rev. Jeffrey Lee, Lisa, clergy, lay delegates, visitors and guests attending the 183rd Diocese of Chicago Convention, as well as my brother Bishop of Southeast Mexico. May mercy, grace, peace and love be multiplied upon you all. I am thankful to God, and…

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Celebrate Bishop Lee’s Retirement!

Celebrate Bishop Lee’s Retirement!

On Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 4 pm, the Transition Committee will host a Zoom gathering to wish Jeff and Lisa Lee and their family well as his retirement approaches. Bishop Lee has invited a number of parishioners, clergy, and bishops to offer short videos, and both he and Lisa will have an opportunity to address the diocese. He…

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All Our Hope: A Message from Bishop Lee

In an article in The Living Church posted this morning, a priest in the Diocese of Kentucky wrote profoundly about the Christian response to the election and everything it represents. He quoted the motto of the monastic order of Carthusians: Stat crux dum volvitur orbit, “the cross is steady while the world is turning.” I,…

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Bishop Anderson House Receives United Thank Offering Grant

Bishop Anderson House Receives United Thank Offering Grant

Bishop Anderson House has been awarded a $23,560 grant by the United Thank Offering to create a version of its popular spiritual care visitor training program for the Latinx community in Chicagoland. The new program, which will be available early in 2021, will train Spanish-speaking volunteers to make pastoral care visits to people in the…

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