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Archdiocese closing schools as it faces budget issues

St. Turibius, 4120 W. 57th St., Chicago

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St. Hyacinth, 3640 W. Wolfram St., Chicago

St. Ladislaus, 3330 N. Lockwood Ave., Chicago

St. Rene Goupil, 6340 S. New England Ave., Chicago

In Chicago, St. Dorothy School and St. Columbanus School on the South Side will be consolidated into a new school operating at the St. Columbanus site, at 7120 S. Calumet Ave.

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    I can just see those poor nuns panhandling at the intersections now.

  • C. M. D. Avondale Triangle resident

    Not to make the conversation unpleasantly serious, but the lack of nuns is a huge reason the Catholic schools are closing. Nuns taught for little more than room and board, maybe a small stipend. The numbers of women joining religious orders started plummeting after Vatican II, and now Catholic schools...

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    Not to make the conversation unpleasantly serious, but the lack of nuns is a huge reason the Catholic schools are closing. Nuns taught for little more than room and board, maybe a small stipend. The numbers of women joining religious orders started plummeting after Vatican II, and now Catholic schools have to pay for administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, even office workers - all jobs that used to be done for close to free. It's a shame to see the schools close, but it's just not financially feasible to keep some of these places open - student tuition doesn't come anywhere near covering the cost of operation, but fewer students means even less money.

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St. Hyacinth Basilica School in Avondale to Close at the End of School Year

• St. Turibius, 4120 West 57th St.

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• St. Ladislaus, 3330 North Lockwood Ave.

• St. Rene Goupil, 6340 South New England Ave.

Another school that will close is Saint Agatha Catholic Academy, 3151 W. Douglas Blvd. It's slated to become an early childhood center, officials said.

Two schools in the city will merge: St. Dorothy School, 7740 S. Eberhart Ave. and St. Columbanus, at 7120 South Calumet Ave. The new school will be called the Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy. It'll be located at St. Columbanus.

Two schools in the city will merge: St. Dorothy School, 7740 S. Eberhart Ave. and St. Columbanus, at 7120 South Calumet Ave. The new school will be called the Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy. It'll be located at St. Columbanus.

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Tears Fall as Officials Announce Closing of Six Catholic Schools in Chicago

• St. Turibius, 4120 West 57th St.

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• St. Hyacinth, 3640 West Wolfram St.

• St. Ladislaus, 3330 North Lockwood Ave.

Another school that will close to current families is Saint Agatha Catholic Academy, 3151 W. Douglas Blvd., which will become an Early Childhood Center, officials said.

Two other schools in the city will merge: St. Dorothy School, 7740 S. Eberhart Ave. and St. Columbanus, at 7120 South Calumet Ave. The school will be named the Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy and be located at St. Columbanus.  

Two other schools in the city will merge: St. Dorothy School, 7740 S. Eberhart Ave. and St. Columbanus, at 7120 South Calumet Ave. The school will be named the Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy and be located at St. Columbanus.  

  • All they have to do is sell one painting from the Vatican, keep them all open then dry up their tears. Of course, DNAinfo is a slanted news source and how do we know if this is true or how your reporter feels?

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