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Parish Pride
St. Cornelius Church, Chicago

The Interview
Michelle Martin talks with Father Willard Jabusch

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The Catholic New World
May 27, 2001
Updated Tue, Jun 12, 2001

Msgr. John J. Egan: ‘Gone back to God’
Msgr. John J. Egan was remembered as a priest’s priest or a layperson’s priest—depending on who was recalling memories of the 84-year-old monsignor whose funeral Mass was celebrated May 23 at Holy Name Cathedral. Go to story

Charter schools not ‘Catholic’
Catholic schools cannot look to the idea of charter schools to save them because charter schools cannot provide faith-based education, according to archdiocesan and public school officials. Go to story

Cardinal thanks Polish bishops for sending priests to Chicago
Cardinal George planned his May 25-June 2 trip to Poland to thank the leaders of dioceses who have sent priests and seminarians to Chicago, and to ask Polish bishops to send more. Go to story

Overcoming obstacles makes these stars shine
The Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Chicago like to boast that they provide more than an education, that they build better citizens because of the values that are inherently part of a Catholic school.
This issue of The Catholic New World honors valedictorians for their scholastic achievements. But our schools are filled with other stories—"star" stories—of students who have overcome obstacles in life, and who have set their focus clearly on the future.
Catholic New World special contributor Hilary Anderson tells the stories of four such "stars," representative, certainly, of many more in our schools.
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Coaches inducted in Hall of Fame
More than a month after learning he was among this year's 10 inductees in the Chicago Catholic League Coaches Hall of Fame, St. Rita High School's Jay Standring is still asking why. Go to story

A spiritual home: Amate House volunteers learn lessons of love and leadership
Living in Little Village has been an education for Steve DeLaney, an Amate House volunteer.
“Little Village has a lot of gang problems, a lot of problems that other inner-city areas have,” said DeLaney, who grew up in Fairfax, Va., and graduated from George Mason University. “When you look at it from the outside, it’s overwhelming. But being there, knowing the people—it’s very grounding. They’re just people, families like where I grew up.”
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