Structural Change

Decrees and Letters

For every decision made, there is a formal decree made by the Cardinal. Each decree can be found by type and then by wave of Renew My Church groupings. Decrees are linked as PDF documents.

Published May 14, 2018

  • San José Sánchez del Río Parish (Maternity B.V.M Church, St. Francis of Assisi Church and St. Philomena Church) (link)
  • Divine Mercy Parish (Sacred Heart Church and St. Philip the Apostle Church) (link)
  • Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (St. Peter Church and St. Bede Church) (link)
  • St. Mother Theodore Guerin Parish (St. Cyprian Church and St. Celestine Church) (link)
  • SS. Ailbe, Felicitas, and Joachim Parish (link)

Published June 12, 2018

  • Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish (St. Adrian Church and Queen of the Universe Church) (link)

Published January 14, 2019

  • Our Lady of Fatima and St. Pancratius Parish (link)
  • Immaculate Conception And Five Holy Martyrs Parish (link)
  • Our Lady of Loretto and St. Germaine Parish (link)

Published February 14, 2019

  • Divine Infant Jesus and Divine Providence Parish (link)
  • SS. Barbara and Louise de Marillac Parish (link)

Published March 3, 2019

  • Sacred Heart and St. Eulalia Parish (link)

Published March 8, 2019

  • SS. Simeon and Domitilla Parish (link)

Published March 14, 2019

  • Holy Family and Notre Dame de Chicago Parish (link)

Published March 18, 2019

  • SS. Ita and Thomas of Canterbury Parish (link)

Published March 19, 2019

  • Holy Ghost, St. Mary Queen of Apostles and St. Jude the Apostle Parish (link)

Published April 11, 2019

  • SS. Maria, Lucia, and Jerome Parish (link)

Published April 12, 2019

  • SS. Barbara and Therese Parish (link)

Published April 15, 2019

  • St. Mary of Perpetual Help, All Saints and St. Anthony Parish (link)
  • Nativity of Our Lord and St. Gabriel Parish (link)

Published April 29, 2019

  • Immaculate Conception and St. Michael Parish (link)
  • SS. Camillus and Jane De Chantal Parish (link)

Published May 29, 2019

  • SS. Joseph and Francis Xavier Parish (link)
  • Our Lady of Knock and SS. Andrew and Victor Parish (link)

Published November 26, 2019

  • Mother of God and SS. Florian and Columba Parish (link)

Published January 3, 2020

  • Ss. Cyril & Methodius Parish (link)
  • St. James at Sag Bridge Mission (link)
  • Ss. Alphonsus and Patrick Parish (link)

Published January 7, 2020

  • Our Lady of Tepeyac, Assumption, and St. Roman Parish (link)

Published January 31, 2020

  • St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish: St. Cornelius, St. Tarcissus, and St. Thecla (link)

Published February 13, 2020

  • Queen of Angels and St. Matthias Parish (link)

Published May 11, 2020: Decree postponing effective date to August 1, 2020 (link)

Published April 9, 2020

  • St. Padre Pio Parish: Transfiguration and St. Hilary (link)

Published May 13, 2020

  • Ss. Symphorosa and Rene Goupil Parish (link)
  • Ss. Dismas and Anastasia Parish (link)
  • Ss. Genevieve and Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Parish (link)

Published May 15, 2020

  • St. Simon the Apostle Parish to unite to St. Gall Parish (link)
  • St. Clare of Montefalco Parish to unite to St. Rita of Cascia Parish (link)

Published May 26, 2020

  • Annunciata and Ss. Kevin, George, and Francis de Sales Parish (link)

Published June 1, 2020

  • Our Lady and Ss. Bride and Philip Neri Parish (link)

Published June 8, 2020

  • Queen of the Rosary and St. Julian Eymard Parish (link)
  • Ss. Timothy, Henry, and Margaret Mary Parish (link)

Published June 15, 2020

  • St. Gregory the Great Parish to unite to Ss. Ita and Thomas of Canterbury Parish (link)

Published August 21, 2020

  • Ss. Beatrice and Maria Goretti Parish (link)

Published December 11, 2020

  • Holy Cross and SS. Mary, Joseph, and Michael Parish (link)
  • Ascension, SS. John the Baptist, Susanna, and Gerard Majella Parish (link)

Published January 14, 2021

  • SS. Viator and Wenceslaus Parish (link)

Published January 28, 2021

  • Our Lady of Victory and SS. Bartholomew and Pascal Parish (link
  • SS. Constance and Robert Bellarmine Parish (link)

Published February 5, 2021

  • St. Ignatius Parish to be divided between St. Gertrude Parish and St. Jerome Parish (link)

Published February 12, 2021

  • Our Lady of Grace and St. Sylvester Parish (link)
  • SS. Joseph and Blase Parish (link)
  • SS. Dorothy, Columbanus, and Clotilde Parish (link)

Published February 25, 2021

  • Mary, Mater Christi, and St. Hugh Parish (link)
  • Corpus Christi, Holy Angels, and SS. Elizabeth, Ambrose, and Anselm Parish (link)
  • St. Louis de Montfort Parish to be divided among St. Albert the Great, St. Fabian, and St. Gerald Parishes (link)

Published March 12, 2021

  • Santa Maria Addolorata, Holy Innocents, and St. Malachy + Precious Blood Parish (link)
  • Holy Rosary and SS. Mark and Helen Parish (link)

Published March 18, 2021

  • St. Stephen, King of Hungary Mission (link)
  • St. Mary of the Lake and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (link)

Published March 23, 2021

  • SS. Peter and Lambert Parish (link)
  • SS. Martha and Isaac Jogues Parish (link)

Published April 8, 2021

  • SS. Ann, James, and John Parish (link)
  • SS. Paul, Agnes, and Kieran Parish (link)
  • SS. Benedict and Walter Parish (link)

Published April 22, 2021

  • Our Lady of the Ridge and St. Linus Parish (link)
  • St. Luke and St. Bernardine Parish (link)
  • Good Shepherd and Epiphany Parish (link)
  • St. Agnes of Bohemia Parish (link)

Published May 14, 2021

  • SS. Denis and Bede Parish (link)

Published May 24, 2021

  • St. Thomas More Mission (link)

Published May 28, 2021

  • SS. Hedwig and John Berchmans Parish (link)
    • Published March 9, 2023: Boundary adjustment (link)
  • SS. Bruno and Richard Parish (link)

Published June 3, 2021

  • Our Lady of Hope Mission (link)

Published June 10, 2021

  • Resurrection Parish to unite to Our Lady of Mercy Parish (link)
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish’s patrimony to be divided between Our Lady of Mercy Parish and St. Edward Parish (link)

Published November 30, 2021

  • St. Aloysius Parish to unite to Holy Rosary and SS. Mark and Helen Parish. The united parish to be named Our Lady of Unity Parish (link)

Published January 11, 2022

  • St. Mary Frances of the Five Wounds of Christ Parish (link)

Published January 20, 2022

  • Our Lady of Humility and St. Patrick Parish (link)
  • Mary Queen of Heaven, Our Lady of the Mount Parish (link)

Published February 15, 2022

  • St. Mary and St. Stephen Protomartyr Parish (link)

Published February 21, 2022

  • St. Mary and St. Nicholas Parish (link)
  • St. Athanasius and St. Joan of Arc Parish (link)

Published March 1, 2022

  • Immaculate Conception and St. James Parish (link)

Published March 7, 2022

  • St. Margaret of Scotland and St. Kilian Parish (link)

Published March 15, 2022

  • Divine Savior, Our Lady Mother of the Church, and St. Eugene Parish (link)
  • St. Monica and St. Rosalie Parish (link)
  • St. Agatha and St. Martin de Porres Parish (link)
  • Holy Name of Mary, SS. Peter and Paul, and St. John de La Salle Parish (link)

Published March 28, 2022

  • Queen of Martyrs and St. Bernadette Parish (link)
  • St. Mary of Czestochowa, Our Lady of Charity Parish (link)
  • St. Pius X and St. Leonard Parish (link)
  • St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr and St. Christopher Parish (link)
  • Ascension and St. Edmund Parish (link)
  • St. Catherine of Siena – St. Lucy and St. Giles Parish (link)

Published April 25, 2022

  • SS. Joseph, Anne, and Emeric Parish (link)
  • Infant Jesus of Prague and SS. Irenaeus and Lawrence O’Toole Parish (link)
  • Incarnation and St. Terrence Parish (link)

Published February 14, 2023

  • St. John Bosco – St. James Parish (link)

Published March 3, 2023

  • SS. Thomas Becket and Alphonsus Liguori Parish (link)
  • SS. Matthew and Hubert Parish (link)
  • Holy Spirit and St. Marcelline Parish (link)

Published March 16, 2023

  • SS. Cecilia and Colette Parish (link)