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Sadly, we must share that Cardinal Francis George took his last breath this morning after enduring a long battle with cancer at the age of 78. 22 more words


Visitation, Funeral Set For Cardinal George

(CBS) – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Cardinal Francis George, who died Friday following a long battle with cancer.

There will be two days of visitation at Holy Name Cathedral, beginning on Tuesday afternoon and concluding Wednesday evening. 34 more words


An aside: Chair

UPDATE 4/17/15: So I was at Holy Name yesterday and the chair is still to the side, but now it has Cupich’s coat of arms emblazoned over it. 483 more words

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40 Days, 40 Nights...It's Just the Beginning

I’m back! It’s been too long since I’ve written, what better time of year to start back up again, Lent!

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the season of Lent begins. 264 more words


Dramatic Scene in a Chicago Catholic Church, 1901

Montreal Gazette, 4 November 1901, page 4

Publicly Humiliated
Dramatic Scene in a Chicago Catholic Church

Chicago, November 3- There was an intensely dramatic scene in Holy Name Cathedral today, when in the presence of a fully 1000 parishioners, Jeremiah J Crowley, the excommunicated Roman Catholic priest was publicly humiliated by order of the authorities of the Church. 344 more words


Cupich Invites Catholics To Escape Their Comfort Zone

CHICAGO (CBS) — The new Catholic archbishop of Chicago mixed laughter and prayers with a serious message Tuesday as he took the reins of the Chicago Archdiocese from Francis Cardinal George during a two-hour mass at Holy Name Cathedral. 477 more words