Reverend John W. Calicott

Fr. John W. Calicott
Fr. John W. Calicott

Ordained: 1974

Pastoral Associate: St. Ailbe Parish – 1974 – 1980

  • South Chicago Hospital Chaplain
  • Youth Co-coordinator
  • Senior Citizen Housing Liaison

Pastoral Associate: Holy Name of Mary Parish – 1980 – 1990

  • Dean – Southside City
  • Adjunct Professor – University of St. Mary of the Lake
  • Member – Archdiocesan Priest Personnel Board
  • President – Morgan/Maple Park Beverly Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance
  • Revival / Mission Preacher
  • Morgan Park Anti-Street Gang Initiative

Pastor: Holy Angels Church – 1990 – 2002

  • Outreach to the Ida B. Wells / Clarence Darrow and adjacent Chicago Housing Authority Projects
  • Pastor to largest African American Catholic School in the nation
  • Ecumenical Dialogue and Action with local Christian Churches, Black Hebrew Association and Islamic Mosques
  • Establishment of HIV/AIDS Ministry
  • Implementation of Junior and Young Adult African – American Rites of Passage
  • Enhanced Pre-Evangelization/Evangelization program