Diocese of Chicago

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June 8, 2013

Members of the Diocese of Chicago’s convention meet June 8 in St. James Cathedral in Chicago to approve reunion with the Diocese of Quincy. Photo/Diocese of Chicago, Brian J. Morowczynski

[Episcopal News Service] Members of the dioceses of Chicago and Quincy unanimously agreed June 8...

April 25, 2013

[Diocese of Chicago -- Press Release] The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago announced April 25 that it will share a $10 million gift from Ab Nicholas and his wife, Nancy.

Mr. Nicholas is the founder of Nicholas Company Inc., a Milwaukee-based investment advisory firm that manages the Nicholas...

March 14, 2013

[Diocese of Chicago — Press Release] On Friday, March 22 at 6 pm, Episcopalians from across northern Illinois and their partners in more than 65 faith-based and civic organizations will gather for CROSSwalk, a second annual four-mile procession to remember Chicago’s murdered youth.   CROSSwalk, ...

January 16, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Chicago press release] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Episcopal bishop of Chicago, released this statement today in response to President Obama’s gun control proposals unveiled Jan. 16:

I am heartened by the Obama Administration’s commitment to curb gun violence,...

January 4, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Chicago] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Episcopal Bishop of Chicago, has sent a letter to members of the diocese in support of the marriage equality legislation pending in the Illinois legislature.

“I am writing today to express my support for the bill...

December 18, 2012

Chicago Bishop Jeffrey Lee was among 300 people gathered Dec. 17 at First Baptist Congregational Church in Chicago for “Silent Nights,” an interfaith service aimed at curbing gun-related violence. Photo/Connie Wilson

[Episcopal News Service] Three hundred people gathered at...

May 17, 2012

[Diocese of Chicago]

Ascension Day 2012 Dear Friends:

The city of Chicago is awash with preparation for the NATO Summit, which begins on Sunday. Many of us are approaching this event with trepidation. We are unsure about everything from traffic and public safety to how we...

May 7, 2012

[Dioceses of Chicago, Quincy] On Saturday, April 28, leaders of the Dioceses of Chicago and Quincy met in Chicago to continue discussing the possible reunification of the two dioceses, which were created when the Diocese of Illinois divided into three in 1877. Provisional Bishop John...

February 13, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Representatives from the Episcopal Dioceses of Quincy and Chicago recently met at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Peoria to “explore the possibility” of reunification of the two dioceses, Provisional Bishop of Quincy John Buchanan said in a press release.

Bishop Jeff Lee...

December 20, 2011

[Canticle Communications] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Bishop of Chicago, released this statement Dec. 19:

“The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and the Episcopal Diocese of Renk in the Church of Sudan have enjoyed a highly collaborative and deeply enriching mission relationship for ten...

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