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Press Release

 Office of Communications

 The Evangelical Catholic Diocese of Northwest 

Post Office Box 178388  Chicago Illinois 60617  

 (T) 773-721-5383  (F) 773-721-2581


 For Immediate Release – June 6, 2010


Diocese to Celebrate

Healing Service for our Global Waters  

In response to the ongoing destruction to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and its surrounding environment, the Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest will conduct a “Healing Service for our Global Waters” on Sunday, June 20th, 2010, at 2:00 PM, on the pier at the Jarvis Park Beach in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. 

The Jarvis Park Beach is located just east of the intersection of Sheridan and Jarvis. 

Bishop James Wilkowski will bless and anoint the waters of Lake Michigan and apply the common prayers reserved for the sick and dying to pray for the healing and restoration of our global waters and environment.   

All our welcomed to this ecumenical service.   




“A Welcoming Community of Faith Rooted in the Catholic Tradition”



Diocesan Church Office
Post Office Box 178388  Chicago Illinois  60617-8388
(T)  773-721-5383   (F)  773-721-2581