WHY I GO
“The MKC means a lot to me. It is my home away from home. I find comfort and peace. Also, as a leader at the Center, I feel that I have grown and matured.”
— MKC Student Leader
The Maria Kaupas Center is a Catholic space where spirituality, community and leadership merge, creating opportunities for people of all faiths to grow and develop as effective agents of God's love.
MISSION IN ACTION
The Maria Kaupas Center is a welcoming space for young people to come, as they are, to explore the world around them and within them. Access to various enrichment programs in the fine arts, martial arts, culinary arts and fitness allow for members to broaden and explore interests. The Center's rootedness in the Catholic Social Teachings of dignity and solidarity invite reflection on self and on relationship, building strong individuals and community.
CONTINUING A LEGACY
"Always More, Always Better, Always with Love."
-Mother Maria Kaupas
The Maria Kaupas Center developed out of the generous service of the Sisters of St. Casimir to the Chicago Lawn community that has continued for over a century. Their ministry to and formation of young woman at their educational institutions built a remarkable educational foundation and a presence vital to the community. After the closing of their schools, the MKC strives to continue that mission.
Reunion 2019 was a huge hit!
Thanks for being part of the celebration!
Date: April 13, 2019
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Place: Palos Country Club
Classes of xxx4 & xxx9
WANT TO GET INVOLVED?!?
Send an email to Amy Eckhouse with the subject, "I'd Like to Volunteer!" There's a lot you can do to help us grow!
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The Maria Kaupas Center formally adheres to the Church teaching and practices as determined by the Church leadership of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
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