Most Holy Redeemer Carnival

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Although it was delayed for several weeks, Most Holy Redeemer Parish was finally able to hold its annual summer carnival at the church grounds, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave. in Evergreen Park, from Thursday, July 21, through Sunday, July 24.

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Archdiocese to hold job fair at St. Linus

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The Archdiocese of Chicago announced it will hold job fairs to fill parish and school positions at three locations, including St. Linus in Oak Lawn, on Thursday, July 28. The job fairs are aimed at recruiting new and experienced teachers, early retirees and those seeking career change to fill full- and part-time teacher and principal positions,…

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Bridgeview Park District donates Easter eggs to Ukrainian refugees

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From staff reports In a show of good will and support to the people of Ukraine, the Bridgeview Park District donated over 500 eggs to Ukrainian refugees in Poland during their annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 8. The park district invited Rev. Vasyl Sendeha, pastor of the St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church…

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Ukrainian churches seeking donations

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By Bob Bong Relief efforts for Ukrainians caught in the invasion of their country by Russian military forces have begun at two Ukrainian churches in Palos Park. Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church is collecting humanitarian aid for Ukraine that will be shipped by air to Poland, which has taken in thousands of Ukrainian…

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Stickney’s St. Pius X Parish to merge with St. Leonard

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By Bob Bong St. Pius X Parish in Stickney will merge with St. Leonard Parish in Berwyn this summer, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, announced last month. The merger is part of the archdiocese’s ongoing Renew My Church initiative and will take effect on July 1. The new parish will have one pastor and…

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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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