St. Hugh Farewell: ‘We had it all in this parish’

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By Steve Metsch Ending 96 years on Joliet Avenue in Lyons, the last Mass was said Sunday at St. Hugh Roman Catholic Church. Current and former parishioners gathered in the red brick church with six elegant stained-glass windows. Others watched a closed-circuit broadcast in the school auditorium. Standing outside the church after Mass, Renee Zakosek,…

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Archdiocese provides plan to reopen Catholic schools

  By Joe Boyle The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Catholic Schools released its plan last Friday to open school buildings next month as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. “We live in extraordinary times and it is our intent to reopen our school buildings safely to all families in the fall,” said Dr. Jim…

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Orland Park, Hope Covenant Church at odds over homeless shelter

By Dermot Connolly A controversial homeless shelter operated by an Orland Park church since Oct. 1 remained open on Tuesday night against the wishes of the village government. Pastor Jon Fogel of Hope Covenant Church said the basement of the church at 14401 West Ave. has been used as an overnight shelter for homeless people…

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Paurazas marks 60 years in priesthood

  Rev. Peter Paurazas will be marking 60 years in the priesthood at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at St. Patricia Church in Hickory Hills. Ordained in May,1955 at Mundelein by Samuel Cardinal Stritch, Paurazas has served as an Associate Pastor at St. Joseph (South Chicago) and at lmmaculate Conception (Brighton Park) before becoming…

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Church Corner from 10-2-14

Chicago CHOIRS TO BE IN CONCERT IN MORGAN PARK The Fall Festival of Choirs Concert will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 2017 W. 110th Pl., Chicago. HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION COMING IN NOVEMBER The Green Sanctuary Group of Beverly Unitarian Church is sponsoring an electronic/hazardous waste collection from 8:30 to 11 a.m.,…

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