ACTION NEEDED! – Ongoing Event
The Illinois House may SOON vote to approve taxpayer-funded abortion.
Call your state representative to urge him/her to vote “NO” on HB 4013.
To find your state representative, go to www.ilcatholic.org, or call the Catholic Conference of Illinois at 312-368-1066 or 217-528-9200.
MATERNITY AND ADOPTION SERVICES – Ongoing Event
Pregnant? There are options. What do I do? Who should I tell? It’s scary. You can turn to us.
Catholic Charities Maternity & Adoption Services has resources to serve teens, single women, and couples facing unplanned pregnancies. We are here to help, without pressuring you. We can talk about your options as you plan for your child’s future. We can help you whether you decide to parent your child or make a plan of adoption.
If you are not sure what to do, our 24-hour hotline has caring and professional counselors available to help you. Our services are free and confidential. Call 1 (800) CARE-002 or (312) 454-1717.
For more information, visit www.catholiccharities.net/adoptionservices.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES LEGAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM – Ongoing Event
Catholic Charities Legal Assistance Department has attorneys and volunteer attorneys available to provide advice in numerous areas of law. If you are unsure about your legal rights or lost in the legal system, let us help you. Services include in-depth advice and possible direct representation on many issues, including landlord/tenant issues, family law, consumer and debtor rights, foreclosure, employment issues, orders of protections, power of attorney, and more.
CCLA provides free to low cost legal services to eligible low-income individuals. For help and more information, contact the legal advice line at 312-948-6821.
HAVE YOU EVER CONSIDERED COUNSELING? – Ongoing Event
Have you ever considered counseling, but you couldn’t find the time? Maybe the time is NOW!
Would you like to enhance your relationships, break old patterns and make positive changes in your life?
The Holbrook Counseling Center, a service of Catholic Charities, provides counseling services at our West Regional Office in Cicero.
We have affordable fees and convenient appointment times.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (312) 655-7725.
VOCATIONS FOR THE PRIESTHOOD – Ongoing Event
The Archdiocese of Chicago Vocations Office helps men discern a call to the priesthood through retreats, visits to the seminary and discernment opportunities. As well, the Vocation Office works with men to determine their eligibility to apply to the seminary for the diocesan priesthood in Chicago. Finally, the Vocations Office actively works to create a culture supportive of vocations through promotion, education, and parish based efforts to raise awareness.
More information on becoming a priest in the Archdiocese of Chicago is available by contacting Fr. Francis Bitterman at the Archdiocesan Vocations Office at 312-534-8298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.