Tag Archives: Religion

The Story of Winnetka Spirits

Gazette Article by Becky Hurley Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2011 <img src=”images/122t.jpg” class = “center” /> Patrons at a Gross Point Tavern, 1903. Photo courtesy of Wilmette Historical Museum. Winnetka, like much of the North Shore, has a complicated history with drinking. Although the village was officially “dry” for most of its early years, […]

Saints Faith, Hope and Charity

Gazette Article by: Malachi Flanagan, M.D. Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1998 Founded in 1936, Saints Faith, Hope and Charity Parish was named in honor of three young girls who were martyred in Rome early in the second century. The late Cardinal George Mundelein purchased a 3.5-acre lot at the corner of Linden Street, Hill […]

Sacred Heart Church Restored

Gazette Article by: Barbara Sholl Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1994 In 1897 four lots at the corner of Tower and Burr in Winnetka were purchased for $1,000 to establish a Catholic congregation for 1500 residents of Winnetka, Glencoe, Lakeside and the farms located in what are now the communities of Northfield and Northbrook. Sacred […]