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YOUCAT (Youth Catheism)

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 4/23/20

If you (deaf) and wondering a being a Christian is about,  you can go to to NCOD's YouCat website where there are videos that explains our faith:


just click on the word "YouCat" and you'll be taken to the NCOD (National Catholic Office of the Deaf Page)'s YouCat site.

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RIP: Deacon Ralph Hinch

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 3/25/20

With sadness, but trusting in the promise of "New Life in Jesus Christ", we announce the death of DEACON RALPH HINCH.  Ralph died Monday afternoon, 3/23, at home surrounded by his family. He did NOT die because of the Coronavirus. Because of the rules for the State of Illinois ... Read More »

From Christopher Klusman

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 3/22/20

Our Lady of Good Help, pray for us! 


(1) Our Daily Hope Vlog  

Today's Our Daily Hope (Vlog #6) with Deaf Deacon Billy Griffin of the Deaf Apostolate, Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 

--> Before you watch his video, make sure you go on Google to search:  What is the ... Read More »

Deaf CEW October 4 - 6, 2019, Ankeny, Iowa

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 8/28/19

Hello Deaf Community and Friends,Have you been missing something in your life? What is life all about? Who are we and why are we here? The answer lies in God. God loves you and wants you to know his love for you. We have a fantastic opportunity for you, ... Read More »

ASL: What to Do if ICE Visits Your Home

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 7/13/19

Youtube video: ASL: What to Do if ICE Visits Your Home

This video is captioned. You will need to click on "cc" that is located bottom right of the video.


Posted by Jimmy Smith on 8/20/18

Many of you know that I come from a law-enforcement family. For me, the sexual abuse of children, the domestic violence and sexual violence against adults are both crimes and sins. Nothing can justify an adult using a child to commit sexual acts. Over the years, I have heard ... Read More »

Read Fr Joe's blog

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 6/25/18

Click on the following link to see what's up with Fr Joe's trip to Italy! click the link below:


Thanksgiving 2017

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 11/01/17

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM Meal service begins 11:30 am   ~AT~   ST. FRANCIS BORGIA DEAF CENTER 8025 W. ADDISON CHICAGO FREE EVERYONE WELCOME CALL CATHOLIC OFFICE OF THE DEAF FOR MORE INFO (312) 534-7899 v, (312) 957-4766 vp, (312) 534-8368 tty [email protected]

Milwaukee Joy 2017 - 2017 Women of Christ Conference

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 10/24/17

Please Click below to see flyer!

Milwaukee Joy 2017

Fr Joe Mulcrone's report from Mexico, 2017 - Part 2

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 8/03/17

Mon, 7/31:  our area in Mexico City is Coyoacan.  It is one of the oldest sections of Mexico City which has 25 million residents. The Spanish made this area their home when they came in the early 1500s.  15 years ago, this neighborhood was becoming run down. Now it ... Read More »