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We appreciate your participation in SPRED Ministry








Above:  Cardinal Cupich, Archdiocese of Chicago, congratulates Fr. James McCarthy and all Spred participants for serving persons with special needs, reminding all of Pope Francis's call to do just that.


We need volunteers:


join us at the Spred Center

2956 S. Lowe Ave, Chicago, 60616 ( 312-842-1039)


+become a catechist


+help us at our office

(our budget doesn't include funds for a secretary, or someone to archive our documents, etc.)


+help your parish to develop a Spred group

(we will help you do this)


+assist a Community Relgious Worker

(to develop a Spred Center in a parish)


+join a fundraising committee


+assist us with events


+help with mailings to families, catechists, donors


+Help with phone/email communication


For your information:

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And perhaps ... My Employer will match my gift!


We need financial assistance:


Can you contribute 


"Your gift will insure the continued growth and development of SPRED ministry in and beyond the Archdiocese of Chicago "so that all can know that we are one wholly human body in which God dwells."

         {quote from Fr. Jenkins, President of Notre Dame, speaking                      about Spred ministry, and conferring the Laetare Medal}



Funding secures:


+maintenance of the Spred Training and Observation Center - a place of welcome to families, volunteers, parish priests, Spred leaders from other dioceses.


+administrative assistance to support the Spred staff as growth continues and more persons find belonging in the Church.


+Community Religious Workers who help parishes to develop Spred groups


+Translation of all Spred materials into languages that make Spred available to Spanish and Polish parish members.




Spred email address:


Your $ gift will be placed in Mamre, Inc. to secure its use for the longevity of Spred ministry.


We ask God to remember your kindness to Spred and to bless you and your loved ones.

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