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Application Process Now Open for Vitality Grants

Application Process Now Open for Vitality Grants

Applications are now being accepted for Vitality Grants for 2020. Any congregation, regardless of parish or mission status, may apply for a grant, and applications are due on November 8. To apply, please download the Word document in English or in Spanish, or the PDF in English or Spanish. Please direct any questions to Louisa McKellaston, and…

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Bishop Lee Announces Hispanic/Latino Mission and Ministry Task Force

Bishop Lee Announces Hispanic/Latino Mission and Ministry Task Force

Estimado Pueblo de Dios en la Diócesis de Chicago: Me complace anunciar la creación de un Grupo de Trabajo Diocesano sobre la Sostenibilidad de la Misión y el Ministerio Hispano/Latino. Las metas de este grupo de trabajo son dar asesoramiento en el desarrollo de nuevas congregaciones hispanas/latinas y proveer orientación para la sostenibilidad de las…

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Hispanic Liturgy at St. James Cathedral

Hispanic Liturgy at St. James Cathedral

La Liturgia Hispana en la  Catedral de St. James tendrá lugar el sábado 21 de octubre a las 11:00 a.m. Esta celebración anual reúne a los miembros de diez congregaciones que desarrollan un ministerio con la comunidad Latina. Después de la misa, se tendrá un convivio en el que se servirá comida a las personas presentes….

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What We Pay Attention to Grows

What We Pay Attention to Grows

Bishop Jeffrey Lee often says that “what we pay attention to grows.” Recently he spent a day paying attention to the growth and development of his staff, which he reorganized in 2011 and cut due to budget reductions in 2016. On July 12, the entire staff—including sextons, receptionists, executive leaders, and office staff—spent a day…

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Brent House Awarded Leadership Grant by Episcopal Church

Brent House Awarded Leadership Grant by Episcopal Church

Brent House, the Episcopal campus ministry at the University of Chicago, has been awarded a grant of $29,300 by the Episcopal Church. The funds will support an initiative at Brent House and several other campus ministries to introduce college students to the spirituality and prayer practices of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. The…

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