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Bishop Blesses Aquinas Literacy Center on 20th Anniversary

Chicago, Illinois — Most Reverend Joseph Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, offered a simple blessing to learners and tutors at Aquinas Literacy Center on October 6, 2016, in honor of its 20th anniversary.

Bishop Perry encouraged learners to enjoy their learning, to “take delight in new discoveries.” Additionally, learners were encouraged to persevere. Tutors were asked to “share their knowledge with gentle patience.” 

The blessing was followed by a reception with learners, tutors, friends of the Center, members of the Board of Directors and staff.

Learners, tutors, and guests gather for the blessing.

From left, Alison Altmeyer, Executive Director; Bishop Joseph Perry; and Meghan Green, Program Director.

From left, Sister Mary Margaret Mannard, OP; Sister Norine Burns, OP; Bishop Joseph Perry; Sister Pat McKee, OP; and Sister Dot Dempsey, OP.


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