Clergy News

Information for Clergy Wishing to Vest and Process at Bishop Montgomery's Funeral

A Eucharist for the Burial of the Dead will be held for Bishop James Montgomery on Monday, November 4 at 11 am at St. James Cathedral. Clergy wishing to vest and process are asked to review and respond to the following instructions.

Clergy Conference October 6-8, 2019

The 2019 Clergy Conference will be held October 6-8 at a new location, the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, IL.

The gathering will begin with the Clergy Appreciation Dinner and Eucharist on Sunday, October 6, from 6 - 8:30 pm at St. Ann's, Woodstock (503 W. Jackson, Woodstock, IL 60098).

Celebration of New Ministry for the Rev. Scott Zaucha

A Celebration of New Ministry for the congregation of St. Ann's, Woodstock, and the Rev. Scott Zaucha, their sixth rector, will be held on Friday, July 26 at 7 pm. Bishop Jeffrey Lee will preside and preach. Please RSVP by email. Clergy are invited to vest and process (festival color is white).

Ordinations to the Sacred Order of Deacons July 6, 2019

By the grace of God and with the consent of the people of God,
The Right Reverend Jeffrey Lee, Bishop of the Diocese of Chicago, will ordain Rose Cicero, Lydia Gajdel, Deborah Lang, and Mary Courtney Reid to the Sacred Order of Deacons in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11 o’clock in the morning at St. James Cathedral.

Ordination of Andrew Brooks Rutledge

On June 29 at 11 am, by the grace of God and with the people's consent, Bishop Lee, on behalf of Bishop Marian Edgar Budde of Washington, will ordain Andrew Brooks Rutledge to the sacred order of priests at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Chicago.