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Record #: R2017-46   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 1/25/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Congratulations extended to His Eminence Blase Joseph Cupich on elevation to Cardinal Priest
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Attachments: 1. R2017-46.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
January 25, 2017










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO

Ladies and Gentlemen:
I transmit herewith a congratulatory resolution regarding Cardinal Blaise Cupich. Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,



atop* by Tlie Gity Gouncil
Gity of Ghicago, Illinois


MAYOR PAHM FMAMIIFI

IBTBQS- The Members of this Chamber are. pleased to congratulate His, Eminence Blase Joseph Cupich, the archbishop of the Roman Catholic ' Archdiocese of Chicago, oh.his elevation to the rank of Cardinal Priest; and.
WHEREAS, A grandson of Croatian immigrants; Cardinal Cupich was born
on March 19; 19.49,. in Omaha, Nebraska,. He - was. ordained to the Roman
Catholic-priesthood'on August46,J97.5; and'-. :.;r "; • •
' ' WHEREAS, Cardinal Cupich attended:.Saint John Yianney Seminary at the
University of Saint Thomas in 'Saint Paul, Minnesota, .where he obtained d
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy in 1971, then he studied in Rome at the
Pontifical North American College and Pontifical Gregorian University, earning a...
Bachelor's degree, in Sacred Theology .in 1974/ and. a Master of Arts de'gree in
Theology in T975. Cardinal Cupich completed his graduate studi'es at.the
Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where' he obtained a Doctor ,
of Sacred Theology degree in 1-987; and ¦¦>.'. "¦ '¦¦'¦i./: '¦ \-%
WHEREAS, From 1975 to 1998, Cardinal Cupich served in different pastoral,
leadership and instructional, capacities, including as associate pastor at.Saint
Margaret Mary Church in Omaha; instructor at- Paul VI High School in .Omaha;
director of the Office for Divine Worship and as the chairman of the Commission
on Youth in the. Archdiocese of Omaha; instructor of the Continuing Education
•of Priests Program and Diacongte; Formation at Creighton University in Omaha;
pastor' of Saint. Mary Church-;|n^ Bellevue, -Nebraska; President-R...

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