Current Events



Aug. 9 and 11: Vicariate I RMC meetings with Bishop Grob. Aug. 9 will be at St. Francis de Sales, 33 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. Aug. 11 will be held at St. James, 831 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights.

Aug. 27: Sunrise Prayer Service at 6:30 a.m. at Oakwood Beach, 41st Street and Lake Shore Drive, followed by a fellowship breakfast at 9 a.m. and Peace Symposium at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Africa Church, 615 E. Oakwood Blvd, Chicago.

Oct. 2: St. Francis Dinner at Elmcrest Banquets

Oct. 27: Vicariate III meeting with Bishop Lombardo. Location TBD.


We are saddened to announce the death of Juanita Hubbard, wife of Deacon James Hubbard, class of 1978.

Services were held in Georgia. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.


50th Anniversary Shirts

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Diaconate Council is working with Lighthouse Printing and offering a special polo shirt to be sold for $25. Proceeds after the cost of the shirt will be returned to the Council for the Lenten Charities next year. Visit for more information.