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InterviewWe have been blessed to receive extensive media coverage, especially during the renovation and re-dedication of the Church. Please see the below links.

2024, May 5 - Sr. Alicia will be live on Relevant Radio on Thursday, April 25 at 11 AM. Listen in HERE!
2024, May 5 - We are grateful for the continued support of the Hunger Resource Network as discussed in this article in the Daily Herald.
2024, April 21 - Bishop Bob led the Archdiocese’s social media through Holy Week with his reflections as seen HERE.
2024, January 28 - Mission OLA was featured on Good Morning America as seen HERE.
2024, January 28 - Sr. Alicia was featured on Ascension Presents and Relevant Radio. Details HERE!

2023, May 14 - Check out these beautiful pictures highlighting our Adoration events via Chicago Catholic HERE!
2023, April 3 - Sr. Alicia wrote this beautiful article about Erika, one of our seniors citizens, and her relationship with the Mass.

2022, April 17- Watch the entire episode of Bishop Bob’s “Restored” on FORMED HERE!
2022, March 20 - Sr. Alicia was featured on FOCUS’ blog HERE.

2021, October 24 - Sr. Alicia discusses the essential importance of the Eucharist and prayer in America Magazine HERE!
2021, September 4 - Mission OLA was featured in Chicago Catholic for the indoor pantry and senior delivery!
2021, September 4 - Bishop Bob was featured in his hometown (Stamford, CT) paper!
2021, June 6 - Sr. Stephanie was featured in Venture, a catechetical magazine for kids. Check it out HERE.
2021, May 9 - Sr. Stephanie was feature on Catholic News Agency- article and podcast!
2021, April 18 - Bishop Bob’s anti-violence initiative featured in Chicago Catholic HERE.
2021, March 14 - Bishop Bob was the first Italian American bishop ordained in Chicago- records officially checked! Article in Fra Noi HERE!
2021, March 7 - Sr. Stephanie interviewed for the Rockford Register Star HERE. 2021, January 3 - Amazing photo highlights from our Thanksgiving pantry HERE.  

2020, December 13 - Great article from Our Sunday Visitor and American Airlines on the Mission’s pantries HERE.
2020, October 25 - Bishop-Elect Lombardo was featured in the Notre Dame Magazine HERE.
2020, June 14 - Sr. Emily was interviewed about her entrance into the novitiate HERE.
2020, June 7 - Mission OLA featured in the Chicago Tribune HERE, HERE, and HERE, Chicago Catholic HERE, and Al Jazeera HERE.-
2020, March 22 - Press and awards- Archdiocesan Council of Priests recognize Mission OLA’s work, Sr. Stephanie featured by Fleet Feet, and Br. Matt/ Sr. Jess in Chicago Catholic. Details HERE.

2019, December 15 - Mission OLA was featured in St. Anthony Messenger. See the story HERE.
2019, December 8 - Watch the full movie - Fr. Bob and the Mission OLA story HERE! More details about the project HERE.  
2019, December 1 - Voices of the Mission -Sr. Kate was featured on Irish TV HERE.
2019, November 24 - Sr. Jess’ vocation story featured on film HERE.
2019, November 17 - Kelly Hall recognized at the Metro Chicago YMCA awards dinner! Info HERE.
2019, November 3 - Team OLA Press: Runner's World HERE, WTTW Chicago Tonight HERE, Chicago Tribune HERE, the JAM HERE, AM 560 HERE, FOX local news HERE,  WBBM HERE,  Catholic News Agency HERE, WCIU The Jam HERE.
2019, October 14 - Mission OLA’s pantry is creating food security in West Humboldt Park. Read the article HERE.
2019, August 4 - Awesome article about our mobile pantry HERE.
2019, March 31 - Our food pantry was featured on NBC! Check it out HERE.

2018, November 18 - Hayden’s (Team OLA 2018 member) reflection on the race HERE.
2018, November 18 - Sr. Jaime was featured in her home diocese’s newspaper! Great article HERE.
2018, October 18 - Our youth outreach run in partnership with the YMCA was featured on NBC HERE.
2018, October 21 - Sr. Alicia and Sr. Stephanie were on ABC and NBC and NBC AGAIN for their marathon efforts!
2018, September 9 - Sr. Stephanie was featured on the University of Illinois Athletics site HERE, in the Greater Chicago Food Depository newsletter HERE, and on the website Voyage Chicago HERE.

2017, October 1 - Mission OLA was featured in DNA Info HERE.
2017, August 20 - Enjoy this article from The Institute for Sacred Architecture on our church HERE.
2017, May 1 - Fr. Bob was featured on Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire podcast. Listen HERE (start at 24:38).

2016, September 25 - Sr. Stephanie and Kevin Adley were on Relevant Radio talking about Team OLA! Listen HERE.
2016, March 7 - Sr. Alicia is a Chopped CHAMPION! Congrats Sr. Alicia!!! We are grateful for the amazing outpouring of PRESS! Press Central HERE.

2015, November 15 - Sr. Stephanie was featured in the Fellowship of Catholic University Students Newsletter. Check it out HERE (PDF).
2015, October 16 - Sr. Jaime was featured in an article by Fr. Robert Shultz about the joy of commitment (p. 21)
2015, September 13 - Sr. Stephanie was featured in Runner’s World. Check it out HERE(pdf).
2015, May 3 - Team OLA / Sr. Stephanie were featured in Chicago Athlete. Check out the article HERE.
2015, April 17 - Fr. Bob on ABC speaking about the Cardinal’s legacy
2015, February 2 - Sr. Alicia and Sr. Stephanie (see links) were featured on the Archdiocese of Chicago office for religious page.
2015, February 2 - Sr. Alicia led a discussion on consecrated life on the Winds of Change radio show on January 19th! Listen HERE.

2014 Summer: See Team OLA’s FIRST and SECOND and THIRD feature on!
2014 Summer: The Franciscans of the Eucharist were highlighted in Mundelein’s magazine, The Bridge, as seen HERE.
2014, July 9: Sr. Alicia hosts Winds of Change radio show
2014, May 3 - Fr. Bob is praying for us all in Rome. See videos HERE and HERE.
2014, March 20 - Sr. Stephanie was featured in a magazine called Spirituality and Health. See article HERE.
2014, January 27 - Recent press! Sr. Stephanie was featured in an article in the Daily Northwestern and Fr. Bob was feature in an article in the Golden Domer.

2013 October 10: Sr. Stephanie/ Team OLA on WGN
2013 September 24: Sr. Stephanie/ Team OLA on NBC
2013, September 10 - Team OLA article on the University of Illinois athletics site.
2013, September: Institute on Religious Life, Religious Life magazine article on the Franciscans of the Eucharist (pdf)
2013 August 16- Listen to Sr. Alicia, Sr. Stephanie, and Jessica on the Catholic Community of Faith radio show 2013
2013, July 22: Fr. Bob on World Youth Day in The Guardian (UK)
2013, March 13: Sr. Alicia talks about Pope Francis on WGN

2012 October 7: Chicago Tribune picture of Sr. Alicia at marathon cheer station
2012 May 2: The Church, Cardinal, and You- Church re-dedication
2012 April 22: Catholic New World- Church re-dedication
2012 April 14: Chicago Tribune- Church re-dedication
2012 April 13: Chicago Sun Times- Church re-dedication
2012 April 13: CBS- Church re-dedication
2012 January 31: Word on Fire article about Mission OLA

2011 December 25: Chicago Tribune Christmas day, front page article
2011 December 25: Chicago Tribune, picture album
2011 December 25: Chicago Tribune, video
2011 December 10: Chicago Sun Times front page article
2011 November 8: The Church, Cardinal, and You video on the church
2011 October 23: Our Sunday Visitor article
2011 October 6: ABC story on Sr. Stephanie (Chicago Marathon 2011)
2011 July 28: CBS video on church renovations
2011 April 10: Catholic New World- Convent renovations

2009 August 30: Catholic New World- Beginning of discernment community
2009 January: Greater Chicago Food Depository article- opening of Kelly Hall

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