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Cathedral Filipino Network


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.


Staff Liaisons: Fr. Joseph Tito ( and Mark Teresi (

Cathedral Filipino Network Officers 2021 – 2023


Chair: Jay Bayot

Vice Chair, Dr. Rina Galvez

Membership Chair:  Gladys Reconquista-Bayot

Communications and Social Media Chair: Win Villamora 

Finance Officer:  Christine Haas


We are planning a variety of COVID-friendly events for our group. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Please save the dates for the following events:

Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz: September 28, 2021 at 8:00am


Memorial Mass: November 8, 2021 at 8:00am


Simbang Gabi: Please note the corrected start time: December 15, 2021 at 7:00pm


Feast of Santo Niño: NEW DATE & NEW START TIME: January 16, 2022 at 3:30pm


Lenten Reflection: March 13 at 2:00pm


Typical Calendar (non-COVID) 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