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The Good News

Submissions from around the Archdiocese

  1. Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    St. Gabriel students learn pool safety tips from Chicago attorney

    St. Gabriel (4500 S. Wallace) students participated in a pool safety program May 23.

  2. Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    Local Nonprofit Celebrates Friendship with Chicago Seniors During Older Americans Month -- and All Year-Round

    On May, 325 Chicago elders gathered together with over 200 volunteers to celebrate friendship, love, and the spirit of giving at Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly’s annual spring party the Fête d’Armand Marquiset. The celebration honors the nonprofit organization’s founder, French humanitarian and philanthropist Armand Marquiset.

  3. Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    School of St. Mary opens 1957 time capsule

    On May 17 at the School of St. Mary in Lake Forest students, teachers and alumni gathered together for the opening of a 60-year-old time capsule. The 1957 time capsule was installed inside a cornerstone during construction of a school addition and then opened in 2017 as part of the School of St. Mary's Centennial year.

  4. Monday, May 22, 2017

    First Graders Learn to Grow Their Generosity

    At the beginning of Lent, first graders at Frances Xavier Warde School in Chicago are given one dollar. Inspired by the Parable of the 10 Coins--in which the king’s servants were rewarded for making their treasure grow--the children are challenged to make their dollar grow throughout Lent.

  5. Friday, May 19, 2017

    St. Theresa School (Palatine) track and field team take honors

    St. Theresa School in Palatine's track and field teams achieved amazing accomplishments at the Illinois Elementary School Association State Finals in Peoria May 12-13. Seven athletes qualified out of the local sectional meet. Elena DiVito was the sole seventh grade girl qualifying in the long jump, 100m, 200m and 100m hurdles. Elena is the new IESA 7A long jump champion and state record holder with a jump of 17'2."

  6. Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    East Lake Academy Principal Takes Missionary Trip to Nicaragua

    East Lake Academy, the private Catholic school located in Lake Forest, Illinois, and serving families across the Chicagoland area, always looks for ways to help others and get involved in important causes. Recently, the principal, Mrs. Rosario Echavez, led a mission team of nine people into Nicaragua, where they truly made differences in countless lives.

  7. Monday, May 15, 2017

    Capuchin serving in Chicago celebrates 50th jubilee

  8. Monday, May 15, 2017

    Ignatian Volunteer Corps Honors Community Leaders

    On April 29, Father James Dixon, SJ and Father David Kelly C.PP.S. concelebrated Mass as part of the annual Ignatian Volunteer Corps Evening of Gratitude. Following Mass, Father David Kelly was honored with the Madonna della Strada Award in recognition of his work at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation.

  9. Monday, May 15, 2017

    Three Ultrasound machines in four years

    Knights of Columbus Holy Ghost Council 4977

  10. Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Graduate of Metro Achievement Center for Girls Presents a Case Study for Overcoming Obstacles

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