Archive for August 2015

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: St. Monica

The "new" church was dedicated in 1988
Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches brought my husband and I to St. Monica and to a mini family reunion. St. Monica has a relatively short history by Chicago city standards.  In 1945, Samuel Cardinal Stritch had plans for the new parish in the Norwood Park area.  Rev. John A. McCabe was named pastor of the new St.... Read more »

An interview with David Dault, President and CEO of the Chicago Sunday Evening Club

An interview with David Dault, President and CEO of the Chicago Sunday Evening Club
I had an interview with David Dault, president and CEO of the Chicago Sunday Evening Club.  The Chicago Sunday Evening Club was founded by Clifford W. Barnes in 1908 to minister to the business community.  Tell the readers about the Chicago Sunday Evening Club and what it does. We tell stories that inspire people to... Read more »

Blessed are the peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers
Blessed are the peacemakers is the 7th of the eight beatitudes that can be found in St. Matthew: Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice:... Read more »
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If Planned Parenthood was defunded where would women go for help?

If Planned Parenthood was defunded where would women go for help? All over social media I’ve seen this question asked and now there is an answer: There are fewer than 700 Planned Parenthood facilities that provide extremely limited gynecological care for women. There are almost 10,000 community health centers that provide comprehensive health care for... Read more »

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: Old St. Mary

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches brought my husband and I to Old St. Mary, Chicago’s oldest (founded in 1833 by the Paulist Fathers) and the first Catholic parish in the area.  Old St. Mary is on it’s sixth building.  The last time my husband and I visited this parish they were located at Wabash and Van... Read more »