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Urban Impressions of the Stations of the Cross

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Urban Impressions of the Stations of the Cross

A Pilgrimage of Accompaniment

Experience the Stations of the Cross from a unique perspective.  Beginning at Holy Name Cathedral, we board a chartered bus and travel to various  judicial, medical, and community resource sites. that serve marginalized residents.  Sites include:
  • Daley Center
  • Domestic Violence Courthouse
  • Taller de Jose Office
  • St. Anthony Hospital
  • Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Cook County Courthouse and Jail
  • U.S. Citizen & Immigration Services
At each site, we recall a Station of the Cross.  Throughout the two-hour journey, we pray, discuss, and reflect.

Taller de Jose facilitates this prayer experience.  This community resources center, located in Little Village, seeks to collaborate with other agencies to make social services more accessible.  Through accompaniment, all become one.

8:30 a.m. Check in and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Prayer
9:30 a.m. Bus Pilgrimage
12:30 p.m. Reflection
1:00 p.m. Lunch


Cost: $40 per person (includes chartered bus, lunch, speakers' stipend, programming and promotions)
45 seats available
Payment due before boarding the bus

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Fr. Michael Sparough: Consistent Ethic of Life

Fr. Michael Sparough, S.J. facilitated a forum on Cardinal Bernardin's Consistent Ethic of Life, Monday, January 22, 2018.  The event also served as the cathedral's response to the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

The forum served as a review of Bernardin's document, in preparation of Cardinal Cupich's presentation, Developing Bernardin's Consistent Ethic of Life into a Consistent Ethic of Solidarity, February 1, 2018.

The Sustain Life Initiative is planning three follow up sessions:

Thursday, February 15
Thursday, March 1
Thursday, March 15

 Fr. Sparough ministers at the Robert Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, Barrington,

 Thirty-seven adults participated in this first gathering, sponsored by the Sustain Life Initiative.