The Association of Chicago Priests will celebrate its 50th annual Mardi Gras on Sunday, Feb. 26. This year’s celebration will take place at St. John Brebeuf Parish Center, 8307 N. Harlem Ave., Niles, IL beginning at 4:00 pm.
ACP’s St. John XXIII Award will be presented to Father Dominic Grassi, pastor of St. Gertrude Parish. The Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Common Ground Award will be presented to the Catholic Common Ground Initiative at The Bernardin Center for Theology and Ministry at Catholic Theological Union.
NFPC along with The Cara Program; Sr. Therese O’Sullivan, IBVM, House of Hope; St. Agatha Restorative Justice Peace Hub; and the Marimba Ensemble from Holy Cross-Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, will receive one of ACP’s Coordinating Board Awards.
Coordinating Board Awards are presented “to individuals and groups within the Archdiocese in recognition and appreciation for their outstanding contributions to the life of the Church of Chicago.”
The Association of Chicago Priests is a charter member of NFPC.