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Cathedral Filipino Network

Staff Liaison: Rev. John Boivin 312-787-8040


The Cathedral Filipino Network (CFN) is committed to celebrate and share the Filipino spiritual faith and culture at Holy Name.  CFN welcomes everyone with Filipino heritage and anyone who appreciates the religious faith and traditions of Filipinos.  Organized in September 2000, CFN provides leadership opportunities to deepened faith development, community service and social network through its yearlong programs at Holy Name.  CFN enjoins its members to serve as altar servers, commentators, Eucharistic Ministers of Holy Communion, lectors, ushers, and take on leadership roles in commissions, board and parish council.  A fuller participation helps pursuit a vibrant community at Holy Name.

Starting in July 2017, CFN receives annual gift from the Parish and utilize CFN annual membership fees to host annual events and programs. CFN has over 140 members.  Monthly meetings are held every second Sunday of the month at 2 PM.


CFN Officers 2019 – 2020

Grace Avellana Villamora, Chair
Dr. Maurina (Rina) Bonoan Galvez, Co – Vice Chair

Luz Bongat O’Connor, Co – Vice Chair
William “Bill” Alonso Perales, Secretary
Catalina “Lina” Asuncion Ramos, Treasurer
Madeline “Mada” Rivada Perales, Membership Chair



Key Activities

  • Feast of Santo Nino, January
  • CFN Service Month, “Blessings in A Backpack,” February
  • Afternoon of Lenten Reflection, March
  • Potluck Picnic in the Park, June or July
  • CFN Service Month “Blessings in a Backpack,” September
  • Asian Community Initiative Mass with Cardinal Cupich, September
  • Filipino American History Month Program, October
  • Memorial Mass for CFN Deceased, November
  • Simbang Gabi, December


Contact info: /312.933.4762