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Chicago Catholic:


Archdiocese of Chicago provides updates on five Renew My Church groupings


United parishes in Renew My Church process receive new names


Parishes gather for Renew My Church Vision Day


St. Mother Teresa parishioners come together to celebrate their patron’s life


Wilmette churches celebrate coming together as new parish


In spirit of Renew My Church, parishes come together to provide a home for two families in need


Renew My Church: Developing an evangelization team


Renew My Church: What does a warm, welcoming parish look like?


Renew My Church: Helping leaders transform parish cultures


Renew My Church: What is a culture of evangelization?


What is a missionary disciple in Renew My Church?

Alpha part of Renew My Church's effort to evangelize.

Director of operations position emerges through Renew My Church (Read)

New Parish Structures formed through Renew My Church (Read)


New Parish Structures for the South Side Renew My Church Grouping (Read)

Changes to Parish and School Structures in Bridgeport, Canaryville and Chinatown (Read)

Renew My Church Grouping Gathers to Help the Poor (Read)

Renew My Church Summit Encourages Leaders to Make New Disciples of Jesus (Read)

New Parish Groupings for Pulaski Corridor, Westfield Park (Read)

New Parish Structures in Brighton Park and Calumet City (Read)

Local women to lead national Congregation of St. Joseph (Read) 

Renew My Church: Names announced for reconfigured parishes (Read) 

Renew My Church: What is a parish? (Read) 

Cardinal Cupich: Evangelization is never coercive (Read) 

Five Catholic schools to close at year’s end (Read) 

Archdiocese announces structural decisions in Renew My Church (Read) 

Equipping young people with tools to evangelize (Read) 



Companions an important part of Renew My Church (Read) 

Renew My Church: West Humboldt Park group becomes one parish (Read) 

Book inspires evangelization through Renew My Church (Read) 

Renew My Church is already bearing fruit (Read) 

Next group of parishes beginning Renew My Church (Read) 

Parishes form groups for Renew My Church process (Read) 

Accompaniment unique, important part of Renew My Church (Read)

Serving the new Chinese immigrants in Chinatown (Read) 



Survey offers people a voice in 'Renew My Church' effort (Read) 

Meetings starting for revitalization process (Read)

'Renew My Church' exciting time for Catholics, writer says (Read) 

Chicago Tribune:

Chicago Catholics grieve parish closings as archdiocese says consolidation is a springboard for renewal (Read)

Chicago Catholics struggle to build future with fewer priests as parishes shrink, cash dwindles (Read)

Chicago's Catholic Church in transition: What parishioners are saying (Read)

Elmwood Park and River Grove parishes to unite under new name — St. Mother Theodore Guerin Parish (Read)

Divine Mercy is new name for merged Winnetka, Northfield Catholic parishes (Read)

Archdiocese announces mergers for North Shore, Lake County parishes (Read)

'Change is never easy': Faithful react to news of parish merger in Lake County (Read)

St. Cyprian school to close; River Grove church to unite with Elmwood Park's St. Celestine (Read)

Our Lady of the Lakes Parish rises out of merger between Antioch and Ingleside churches (Read)

Daily Herald:

Combining Lake County churches to be renamed 'Our Lady of the Lakes’ (Read)