Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest in Chicago, Illinois
One of the largest cities in the U.S., Chicago has many shrines and places of interest for Catholics. The Diocese of Chicago was established in 1880. The first archbishop to be elevated to cardinal was George Mundelein in 1924. In 2014, the late Cardinal Francis George stepped down and Blase Cupich was appointed his successor on Nov. 18, 2014.
Some of the notable Catholic sites in Chicago, Illinois:
Plus…two shrines to Saint Jude in Chicago:
And some Catholic sites close to Chicago:
Des Plaines, Illinois: Our Lady of Gudalupe Shrine (close to O’Hare airport)