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Latino Union

Latino Union (6th year) – $65,000 Catholic Campaign for Human Development Grantee,Latino Union, collaborates with low-income immigrant and US born workers to develop the necessary  tools to collectively improve social and…

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Guns and Catholics

As the November election approaches there is at least one item on the ballot to which we, as Catholics, need to pay particular attention. If you reside in the…

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Catholic Social Teaching and Guns

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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St. Anges of Bohemia

St. Agnes of Bohemia (2nd year) – $5,000 Imago Dei is an arts-intervention, violence prevention program that seeks to help flourish the identity of at-risk youth in Little Village…

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Final 2014 Fair Trade Month Giveaway!

ONE LAST GIVEAWAY! We’re wrapping up Fair Trade Month with our final Fair Trade Fridays Giveaway! This week we’ve got our Fair Trade tote, some Divine Dark Chocolate Christmas…

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CRS September Global Emergencies Update

A message from Madeleine Philbin of Catholic Relief Services Dear friend of CRS, Thank you for participating in last month’s “Hope in the Hotspots” at St Gertrude parish!  I’m…

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Faithful Citizenship Reflection on Taxation

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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CCHD and Fair Trade on Relevant Radio

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development and Fair Trade Month were both featured on Chicago’s Relevant Radio on Oct. 17. The show starts with CCHD featuring grantees Precious Blood…

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Join the Quinn Meeting!

This Sunday, join Catholic Campaign for Human Development Grantees, Progress Center for Independent Living and United Power for Action and Justice, as they let Governor Pat Quinn know about…

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Faithful Citizenship Reflection on Minimum Wage

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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The Year of the Sacraments

This is the year to encounter Christ more deeply in the sacraments!

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