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Holy Spirit comes through for St. Jane de Chantal By Michelle Martin, Staff writer for the Catholic New World

Chicago, IL (February 9 - 22, 2014) – Never doubt the power of the Holy Spirit. And never doubt the power of prayer — especially sustained prayer, by many people — to invoke the power of the Holy Spirit. That, said Father Edward Cronin, is the lesson he took from the gift St. Jane de Chantal Parish, 5252 S. Austin Ave., received this Christmas season.

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Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools Deliver an Initial $2 Million in Caritas Scholars Student Scholarships Pilot Program for To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign Supports More Than 600 Students

Chicago, IL (November 11, 2013) – The Archdiocese of Chicago's Office of Catholic Schools has announced the initial results of the Caritas Scholars program. This $2 million, pilot, financial aid initiative for Catholic school students and their families is part of a three-year, $6 million commitment being made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor.

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Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools Introduce the Virtual Academy Online Learning for 6th – 12th Grade Catholic School Students

Chicago, IL (October 22, 2013) – The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools is launching its Virtual Academy, which offers personalized learning opportunities through the use of online education to middle school and high school students across the 244 Catholic schools in Cook and Lake counties.

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Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools Grow for First Time Since 1965 Excellence, Engagement and Energy Create Growth for Elementary Schools

Chicago, IL (October 1, 2013) – For the first time since 1965, Catholic elementary school enrollment across the City of Chicago, suburban Cook and Lake counties is growing. Over the past four years, Catholic elementary schools in the City of Chicago have increased by over 1,300 students, and now enrollment in the 207 elementary schools across the Archdiocese is on the rise.

Sanctuary Program Features the "To Teach Who Christ Is" Campaign Sunday, July 28, 11 a.m. on ABC-7

Chicago, IL (July 25, 2013) – The Summer 2013 edition of Sanctuary features details of the recently launched "To Teach Who Christ Is" fund-raising campaign for Catholic education and faith formation. Viewers will learn about the importance of the campaign directly from people whose lives were shaped by Catholic education. The program airs on ABC-7 on Sunday, July 28, at 11:00 am.

“To Teach Who Christ Is” Campaign Begins with Dozens of Participating Parishes Parish Fund-Raising Effort is for Catholic Education and Faith Formation

Chicago, IL (July 2, 2013) – Most Rev. Francis J. Kane, General Chair of the To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign, Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, announced today that more than forty parishes in Chicago and suburban Lake and Cook counties will be the first participants in the major fund-raising effort for Catholic education and faith formation in the Archdiocese of Chicago.  Over the next six months, this first wave of parishes will each launch their own initiative.  Sixty-percent of the funds raised by parishes will remain with each individual parish and forty-percent will be distributed through the Archdiocese.

"To Teach Who Christ Is" Campaign for Catholic Education and Faith Formation Launched with $82.5 Million Major Gift Donations

Chicago, IL (June 7, 2013) – Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, announced at a press conference on Wednesday, June 5, that $82.5 million, or 82.5 percent of the $100 million major gift goal for the To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign, was pledged prior to the launch of this major fund-raising effort.

Archdiocese of Chicago Launches $350 Million “To Teach Who Christ Is” Campaign for Catholic Education and Faith Formation

Chicago, IL (June 5, 2013) – Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, today announced a major fund-raising effort for Catholic education and faith formation in the Archdiocese of Chicago – the $350 million To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign.

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