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When a parishioner was randomly shot in the middle of a weekday at a gas station, it rocked the members of St. Benedict the African Parish in Englewood.Read more
Even though there is no congregation at Sunday Mass, the community at St. Benedict the African Parish in Chicago has never been so close.Read more
Something funky is brewing in Chicago. MOSAIC Soul, a young vocal group founded by Phillip Armstrong and Greg Woods in 2018, will soon hit the airwaves and it is not to be missed.Read more
Angela Jackson, Illinois’ new poet laureate, wrote her first poem when she was in third grade at St. Anne School, located at Garfield Boulevard and Wentworth Avenue.Read more
In 1949, famed Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes celebrated Negro History Week (the precursor to Black History Month) with members of the Oblate Sisters of Providence and their students at the all black and Catholic St. Alphonsus School in Wilson, North Carolina.Read more
Today is the 30th anniversary of the ordination of Father David Jones. He was born on November 17, 1962 and ordained on December 15, 1989. His loving parents and supportive family helped to place him on a path toward God. This intention must have already been in his soul because it was apparent in him at a very early age.Read more
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