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Bishop Lee visits the 123 churches and four campus ministries in our diocese on a rotating and alternating schedule. This means he typically makes an official visit to each congregation every two to three years.

If it becomes necessary for a congregation to change the visitation date, the rector/vicar or priest-in-charge is asked to find a congregation willing to “swap” dates and then be in touch with Anne Cothran to confirm that the new dates will work with other obligations on Bishop Lee’s schedule.

2020 Diocesan-wide Confirmations

There will be a diocesan-wide liturgy for confirmation and reception in the Spring of 2020. Any of our congregations are invited to present candidates at this service:

Saturday, May 30, 2020, time TBD.
St. James Cathedral
65 East Huron
Chicago, IL 60611

If your congregation is presenting candidates please contact Anne Cothran for details.

2019 Visitation Schedule

DateCongregation
Sunday, September 15St. Luke, Dixon
Sunday, September 22Trinity, Highland Park
Sunday, September 29St. Edward and Christ, Joliet
Sunday, October 13St. Elisabeth, Glencoe
Sunday, October 20Grace, Chicago
Sunday, October 27Trinity, Wheaton
Sunday, November 3St. Andrew, Downers Grove
Sunday, November 10St. Philip, Palatine
Sunday, November 17Christ Church, River Forest
Sunday, December 1St. Andrew Pentecost, Evanston
Sunday, December 8St. James, West Dundee
Sunday, December 15St. Charles, St. Charles
Sunday, December 22Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Waukegan

2020 Visitation Schedule

DateCongregation
Sunday, January 5Nuestra Señora de las Americas, Chicago
Sunday, January 12Calvary, Batavia
Sunday, January 19Holy Trinity, Belvidere
Sunday, January 26All Saints, Western Springs
Sunday, February 2St. Hugh, Elgin
Sunday, February 9St. Martin, Chicago
Sunday, February 16Grace, New Lenox
Sunday, February 23St. Mary, Park Ridge
Sunday, March 1St. Benedict, Bolingbrook
Sunday, March 8St. George & Matthias, Chicago
Sunday, March 15St. Ignatius, Antioch
Sunday, March 22St. Alban, Chicago
Wednesday, March 25Church of the Atonement, Chicago
Sunday, March 29St. Margaret of Scotland, Chicago
Sunday, April 5Christ Church, Ottawa
Maundy Thursday, April 9St. Paul, LaSalle
Good Friday, April 10Christ Church, Streator
Easter Sunday, April 12St. James Cathedral
Sunday, April 19St. Mark, Evanston
Sunday, April 26St. Mark, Glen Ellyn
Sunday, May 3St. Matthew, Evanston
Sunday, May 10Emmanuel, La Grange
Sunday, May 17St. Paul, Peoria
Thursday, May 21Church of the Ascension, Chicago
Sunday, May 24St. Paul, McHenry
Saturday, May 30St. James Cathedral, Diocesan-wide Confirmation
Sunday, May 31Holy Spirit, Lake Forest
Sunday, June 7

Evensong
Trinity, Chicago

St. James Cathedral, 4 pm
Sunday, June 14St. Michael, Barrington
Sunday, June 21St. John, Naperville
Sunday, June 28St. James, Griggsville
Sunday, July 5One in Christ, Prospect Heights
Sunday, July 12St. Anskar, Rockford
Sunday, July 19Grace, Sterling