The Chicago Region donated $1000.00 to the Polish American Association for the purpose of buying winter shoes for the homeless men that come to their shelter. 8 clients from the Polish American Association and members of the shelter staff went to Wal-Mart and bought shoes As you can see from the photos the men have thin running shoes that are no protection for the harsh winter cold we are now experiencing in Chicago. As many as 25 men will benefit from the donation. The donation was arranged by Ted ...read more
Hospitaller Region - Chicago, IL
In the Chicago, Milwaukee and Central Illinois areas, The Order has increased its presence with a growing membership and its participation between the various locations all assimilating into one common theme of hands on service. Dr. Sam Cicarrelli is the Regional Hospitaller for the area, succeeding Fra' Thomas Mulligan, Ted Makarewicz and Dr. Art Malinowski. Mr. Makarewicz was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors in 2000, and Eugene Croisant was elected to the Board in 2007.
Celebrated on the first Friday of the month at 8:00 AM at Catholic Charities, 721 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago. Mass at St. Louise de Marillac Chapel, 3rd Floor North at 8:00 AM. Breakfast follows at Hotel Felix, Huron Street.
Milwaukee Area: The Milwaukee area holds first Friday Mass at 7:00 a.m. in Old St. Mary's Church. A breakfast meeting follows at the parish center.
MONTHLY SOUP KITCHEN
Please consider volunteering at the Soup Kitchen at St. Thomas of Canterbury, 4827 N. Kenmore. Contact Sam Ciccarelli