Attendance will be limited to about 100, so first come - first serve.  
To register, send an e-mail to and provide:
1. Your name
2. Company or occupation, and
3.  Preferred e-mail address for the attendance handout.

A $5 donation to St Peter's (at the door) - all of which will go to St. Peter's - would be appreciated.  
St. Peter's does such good work.   It is a jewel in the heart of the City!

Schedule for the Evening:
Doors Open 5:00
Open Networking and Start Eating!  5:00 - 5:30
First Early Bird Round of Networking 5:30 - 5:45
Fr. Peter's Talk & Questions 5:45 - 6:15
Second Round of Networking  6:15 - 6:30
Third Round of Networking 6:35 - 6:50
Dismissal & Goodbyes  6:50 - 7:00

We realize that not everyone can get out of the office at 5:00 and some have to catch a train home before 7:00.
This schedule allows you to be flexible and join us for the whole evening or as many rounds of networking
as suits your schedule!  Try to get there before 5:30 so you can get some fabulous food before the formal networking starts.

Optional: Bring a Catholic Book - Take a Catholic Book!!!

It occurred to me that I have duplicate copies of many great Catholic books on my shelves.
You may have duplicates or have one you have already read but think someone else might enjoy.  
If you want, bring a book that night and let's swap!  Bring a book and then take one home at the end of the


Food will be provided by an awesome new organic catering venture, headed by a former Alinea chef:
Range Kitchen

I love their website and figured it was perfect for Catholics.  It states:

NO GUILT!!!!!  Perfect for fun Catholics!!!!  
Here is the Range Kitchen menu for the evening:

Organic Taco “Cart”
Chorizo-Style Beef, Adobo Chicken, Griddled Chicken
Refried Black Beans, Spanish Rice
Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa, Lime Sour Cream

Fondue Station
House Blend of Melted Organic Cheeses
Toasted Bread & Raw Vegetables for Dipping

Mediterranean Mezze Platter
Hummus, Tabbouleh, & Baba Ganoush
Pickled Vegetables
Fruit Chutney & Toasted Flatbread

Organic Raw Vegetable Platter
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables
Range Sauce “Dip”

“Snack Cart”
Chips, Pretzels, Popcorn, Assorted Crisps

Spread the Word!  
(Get it???... the "Word"....Ha!)

(I don't know about you, but now is a good time for moment of reflection -
halfway between my New Year's Resolution and the beginning of Lent...)  
Elizabeth Moriarty, Operations Manager for the Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia and COO of
the Archdiocese of Chicago

With a 16-year career in ministry, Elizabeth currently uses her pastoral expertise and business training to
facilitate the flow of work across the business operations departments of the Archdiocese by troubleshooting
and helping to resolve elevated parish issues and manage other special projects.  She is also a certified as a
Pastoral Associate in the Archdiocese.  

Her professional experiences include: supervising a home for women in recovery from addictions at Samaritan
Inns in Washington, D.C.; living at a Catholic Worker House in Santa Ana, CA and caring for homeless
people, undocumented immigrants and inmates in the Orange County Jail; working as a paralegal for the State
Appellate Defender in Chicago and concurrently volunteering as jail chaplain at Cook County Jail with Kolbe
House; and being the Director of Adult Faith Formation at St. Clement Parish in Lincoln Park.  At the
University of Notre Dame, she served as the first Assistant Director of the Gender Relations Center (GRC),
responsible for the formation of students and engaging Catholic teaching on issues related gender, relationships
and sexuality; Rector of Farley Hall, supervising and training the hall staff and overseeing the operations of the
dorm and formation of the 225 residents;  and Special Consultant for the Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for
Compassionate Care in Medicine, focused on strategic planning.

Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Master of Divinity and Master of Non-profit Business
Administration from Notre Dame.  

Click Here
for a Presentation given to the Notre
Dame Law students on
Jan. 1
0, 2018 about surviving
and thriving at a networking event.
Update 2/15/2017 on our One Ultimate Network Gathering at St. Peter's in the Loop on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

It was awesome!  We had a great and inspiring speaker (Fr. Peter Wojcik), great food (Range Kitchen) and a bunch of
really excited and exciting Catholics (see photos below).   We shared our faith, had some fun, and made new friends as
well as some vital connections.  Thanks to our great Welcoming Committee (bios below) and everyone else who helped
make this a success by spreading the Word!  If you would like information on future gatherings and did not receive a
notice about this one, send an e-mail to  

Click Here
for the 2018 Lenten Spiritual Workout
Calendar which lists awesome Catholic
events happening primarily in the
downtown Chicago area during Lent.

Updated 2/13/2018

Check out the Archdiocese’s Weekly Online Bible Study with Fr. James McIlhone.  Those of you who attended the
Year of Faith Networking Bible Study will remember Fr. Jim who regularly spoke to us about the Bible. (See Past
Programs Tab.)   In this 16 week online program, we are studying the Gospel of Mark.  You can sign up to receive
the Monday morning e-mail
HERE     Just provide your name and e-mail address and hit “submit.”