In a city full of beautiful, ambitious, and bright singles it’s nearly impossible to narrow down a category like this one. But long hours of grueling research have yielded a list of 20 of Chicago’s most eligible men and women.
A devout attorney in search of the sacred. A gay activist battling for equality. An immigrant seeking refuge. A nun pursuing peace at any cost. A gathering of the faithful.
From women saying Mass in Edgewater to the thriving Latin Rite in West Town—seven parishes suggest the huge variety within the Catholic faith in the Chicago area.
As young people coming of age in Chicago, both felt they had a religious calling—and both answered. Now he has finished his first year as a parish priest, and she is rebuilding her life after leaving her order. Two journeys of faith that went to very different places.
For decades, Kiyoko and Nathan Lerner were the caretakers of the astonishing collection of outsider art left by their reclusive tenant Henry Darger. But what remains unsold has found no permanent Chicago home.
25 Surviving Treasures from Postwar Chicago—and Beyond