Entries by Mark Schmeltzer

Fighting for the Future: Mercy Home at Fifty

Learn how Mercy Home for Boys & Girls fought for the future of its mission and the children it served throughout the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act

Mercy Home is urging support of legislation that would help front-line professionals recognize and respond to psychological trauma through trauma-informed care.

Rooting for the Home Team

Read about how Charles Comiskey, the innovative owner of the Chicago White Sox, stepped up to the plate to help make a permanent Mercy Home a reality.

Sewing Seeds of Peace on Good Friday

On Good Friday, Mercy Home coworkers joined Cardinal Blase Cupich, civic, educational, and religious leaders from across greater Chicago to march for peace.

Archdiocese Calls Us to Be Instruments of Peace

The Chicago Archdiocese announces a bold initiative of its parishes and ministries to build a culture of nonviolence in Chicago.