Category: Religion

PTMAN Expands Summer Youth Work Program To Forest Park

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Rev. Albert Johnson leading an oritentation for PTMAN’s summer youth employment program at Freedom Baptist Church in Hillside in 2017. | File

In 2015, Bishop Reginald Saffo, chairman of the Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network (PTMAN) and pastor of United Faith M.B. Church in Maywood, saw that many of the youth in Proviso Township lacked direction in life and were even getting into crime.

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Chicago Archdiocese To Consolidate Proviso Township Parishes

Saturday, January 19, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Parishioners at St. Eulalia Parish in Maywood. | Courtesy St. Eulalia

In a statement released Jan. 18, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced that as part of its Renew My Church initiative, four parishes in Proviso Township will be consolidated, with one facing closure within a year.

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Maywood Clergy Organization Launches New Urban First Responders Team

Saturday, October 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Members of Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network’s Urban First Responders Team. | Courtesy Bishop Reginald J. Saffo 

Patients at Loyola University Medical Center who have been victimized by violence now have additional support with the launch of an Urban First Responders Team.

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