Press Release

 Office of Media and Communication

 The Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest

    Chicago, Illinois 60617-8388
Office: 773-721-5383    Fax: 773-721-2581

October 18th, 2013

 Chicago, Illinois - For Immediate Release 


Sexual Abuse Survivor / Bishop to address participants of the

Mutual Grounds 6th Annual Walk for Hope

benefiting victims of violence, sexual abuse and sexual violence


Bishop James Alan Wilkowski, Evangelical Catholic Bishop for the Diocese of the Northwest, will be the Guest Speaker at the kickoff rally for the Mutual Grounds 6th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, October 19th at 9:30 AM at the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva Illinois.

Bishop Wilkowski, himself a survivor of clerical sexual abuse while a seminarian, will share his story and to offer comfort and support for other survivors of abuse and to endorse the work of the Mutual Grounds Organization.


Date:  Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Time:  9:30 AM

Place:  Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva Illinois



William R. Morton

Director of Media and Communication

(T)  773-721-5383   (C)  773-850-0029


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