March 2017

Architecture: Introduction

  • In 1901, Corpus Christi Parish was founded. At the time the area was predominantly Irish-Americans.

  • 1915 on Christmas Day, Corpus Christi celebrated its first mass in the new church building (our current church).

  • In 1916 on the Feast of Corpus Christi, Cardinal Mundelein of the Chicago Archdiocese dedicated the official opening of the church building.

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