St. Matthias Catholic Church
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Determined To Save St. Matthias, Lincoln Square Community Takes Fight Over Church’s Closure To Vatican
“We're trying to play out every legal opportunity available to us to fight this,” said the president of the Save St. Matthias group.
As St. Matthias Parishioners Fight To Keep Lincoln Square Church Open, Archdiocese Says $4.6 Million Debt Will Force Its Closure
“Young people, everyone in their 30s or younger, there are precious few of them here,” Malave said. “And they’re filing into non-denominational churches."
‘It Feels Like They Deceived Us’: St. Matthias Parishioners Angry At Plan To Close Lincoln Square Church
The parish's school will remain open, but the 132-year-old church that parishioners fought to repair is slated to close.