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Quick News: Pastoral center moving to Lewis University

Lewis University will hold a ceremony and mass at noon, Monday at the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center to celebrate the changing of the center from the Diocese of Joliet to Lewis University.

Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Siegel and Bishop Joseph Imesch (retired) will participate in the mass at the Center’s chapel. Also on hand will be Lewis University president Brother James Gaffney.

The Diocese built the Center in 1964 as a seminary, and in 1980 the Center became the headquarters for several diocesan ministries. Their new offices will move to the Blanchette Catholic Center in Crest Hill.

Substitute teachers wanted in Plainfield

Plainfield School District 202 is accepting applications for substitute teachers. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any subject and either a valid substitute teaching certificate or a valid teaching certificate from the Will County Regional Office of Education. Interested applicants can apply through the district’s web site at

For more information call Becky Sipes at

Joliet Central hosting Parent Club meeting

Joliet Central High School will be hosting a Parent Club meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday in the Central auditorium to discuss the school’s three-phase construction project.

Members of the community and families and students of Joliet Central students are welcome to attend. Central principal John Randich will be on hand to present the school’s galleria/student center renovation project.

The regular Parent Club meeting will also take place at the presentation.

Local student wins contest for her T-shirt design

Keely Grogan, a student at the Joliet Township High School Transition Center, won the Kiwanis Aktion Club’s AC Tee Contest with her original design of hands and hearts. Grogan’s T-shirt was introduced at the Aktion Club’s Training and Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, and it sold out. T-shirts can be purchased online at

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