Thursday, September 20th, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Venerable Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Mother Mary Theresa was born Josephine Dudzik on August 30, 1860 to John and Agnes Dudzik in the tiny village of Plocicz in the western Poland. She was baptized and made her First Holy Communion at the Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Kamien Krajenski, Poland. Read this article on ChicagoFranciscans.org
Sculpture of Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik, Foundress of the
Franciscan Sisters of Chicago unveiled during celebration Mass
On April 23, 2017, St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Chicago celebrated its 150th Anniversary. Over 1,500 people attended a special anniversary Mass and celebration led by Cardinal Blase Cupich. The historic church was decorated with red and white ornaments as celebrants representing both the Polish and Hispanic communities marched in.
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Reflections on Mother Mary