Lent 2019 Speakers


  • Please see the Lent 2019 Schedule for information about Ash Wednesday services and Stations of the Cross to be held this Lent.

  • Save the date for our annual Lenten Speaker Series. We welcome all to join us as we enjoy the two remaining evenings of listening and learning from these dynamic speakers. This year we are honored to have Fr. John Kartje, Kevin Matthews and Elizabeth White. Bring a friend, invite a neighbor and come spend an hour with us during this season of Lent.

    Fr. John Kartje spoke on Monday, March 11.

    Keving Matthews spoke on March 27.

 Elizabeth J. White

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Elizabeth J. White

April 2nd in Church

Elizabeth (Beth) White serves as the Director of the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship and as the Co-Leader of the Evangelization Priority for the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Renew My Church Initiative. Beth previously served as the Vice President of Advancement at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago where she was responsible for fundraising, strategic planning, and communications. During her tenure, she worked with ABC News’ 20/20 to help bring Pope Francis to Cristo Rey “virtually” through a live satellite conversation with students that aired on 20/20 in advance of the Pope’s visit to the United States in 2015.

Prior to her time at Cristo Rey, Beth served in various roles in Catholic organizations, mostly focused in the area of communications. She was the Director of Marketing and Communications for Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, helped parishes with their communication plans and tools through Parish Growth Partners, and was the Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of Boston’s Advancement Office.

Beth also served as a Pastoral Associate/Director of Religious Education at Christ the King Parish in Evansville, Indiana, while earning her M.A. in Theology from St. Meinrad School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana. She is an active parishioner at St. John of the Cross in Western Springs, Illinois, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Parish Advisory Council. She has one daughter, Megan, who is a sophomore at St. Louis University.

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