Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon on December 13, 2019 featured an Advent reflection by Dr. Timothy T. O’Donnell President, Christendom College: “IN THE FULLNESS OF THE TIME: WHY THEN AND WHY NOW?

Luncheons are at 11:45 a.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Tickets $40.00. Business attire. Reservations required. Call Maureen at 708-352-5834. Or click HERE. Space is always limited; reserve now! The Apostle Paul reminds the Galatians that, in God’s... read more

Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon featured Elizabeth Yore on “THE AMAZON SYNOD: WHY ARE WE SURPRISED?”

Luncheons are at 11:45 a.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Tickets $40.00. Business attire. Reservations required. Jesus the Christ warned. “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves. By their fruits... read more

MUST READ: Honoree Brian Burch remarks upon receipt of Thomas More Award

Talk by Brian Burch on the occasion of his receiving the St. Thomas More Award for Catholic Citizenship at the Annual Dinner of Catholic Citizens of Illinois on September 25, 2019. On behalf of all of the staff and supporters of CatholicVote, I am honored and grateful for this recognition. ... read more

MUST SEE TV: Watch Dr. Robert Royal’s Catholic Citizens of Illinois annual dinner remarks, at “CATHOLIC CITIZENS TV” (now on YouTube)

Dr. Robert Royal, author, EWTN commentator ("The Papal Posse with Raymond Arroyo"), editor-in-chief of “The Catholic Thing” and president of the Faith & Reason Institute, which aims at bringing both Faith and Reason to bear on all the issues that confront us in the public Square, was the... read more

William Kilpatrick the featured speaker at the Catholic Citizens Luncheon on October 11, 2019

Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon on October 11, 2019 featured William Kilpatrick. The subject of his talk was "Catholics, Islam, and the Risks of Complacency." Luncheons are at 11:45 a.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Tickets $40.00. Business attire.... read more

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! (But wasn’t the first Thanksgiving really in Florida?)

National Park Service, November 25, 2019 On September 8, 1565, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and 800 Spanish settlers founded the city of St. Augustine in Spanish La Florida. As soon as they were ashore, the landing party celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving. Afterward, Menéndez laid... read more

Mother Mary Catherine, American driver for St. Mother Theresa, spoke at our September 13 Forum Luncheon.

There is no denying the serious grounds for concern over the scandals and confusion rampant in the Church and the world today. Nonetheless, our Lord promised that the gates of hell would not prevail against the Church whose true face is revealed not in those whose misdeeds make the nightly news... read more

Campaign for Human Development Collection – November 23 and 24 – Just Say No!

PETITION: Bishops, please stop funding organizations which promote abortion, contraception, homosexuality and Marxism Since its inception, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) (the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) has been a cause... read more

Fr. Thomas G. Weinandy, O. F. M., Cap. spoke at our July 12 Forum Luncheon

In a July 31, 2017 letter, which the Vatican has confirmed the Pope received, Fr. Weinandy expressed concerns about several aspects of the current pontificate, including the much debated Chapter 8 of Amoris Laetitia, the Holy Father’s apparent low regard for Church doctrine, and the clear sense... read more
Dr. Peter Kwasniewski

Author, speaker, LifeSite News contributor Dr. Peter Kwasniewski Spoke at our June 14, 2019 Forum Luncheon on “Of What Use Is a Changing Catechism?”

The 16th century Council of Trent pronounced the first universal catechism of the Roman Catholic Church. In 1992, St. Pope John Paul the Second promulgated our current universal version, an historic achievement. But one with its own novelties and anomalies. Now, the Pope is proposing his own... read more
Cardinal Blase Joseph Cupich

Catholic Citizens of Illinois Calls for Action on Sex Abuse Scandal