Mardi Gras Event

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Every year, the Sheil Catholic community gathers for a Mardi Gras celebration. All proceeds support Sheil's Catholic campus ministry at Northwestern University.

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who participated in or prayed for the success of Sheil's annual Mardi Gras celebration! You can see photos from the evening by clicking here. Save the date for next year: Saturday, February 10, 2024!

Thank You to Our Benefactors

Platinum Benefactors

Bob and Charlene Shaw

Gold Benefactors

Harry and Julie Kraemer - Pat and Shirley Ryan 

Silver Benefactors

Ellen Dalton - Jon and Nancy Schindler

Bronze Benefactors

Bob and Chie Curley - Sharon Friedenbach and Anakin Morris - Thomas and Rita Hefty - Carl Marinacci and Barbara Phelan - Mark and Kathleen McCareins - Mark and Kathy McCarville - David and Agnes Murdoch - Patrick and Sonya Pritchard - Cheryl Wollin

Thanks to Our 2023 Auction Donors

Thanks to everyone who has supported the 2023 auction baskets or who donated an item to the silent auction! Special thanks to  Coby Adamczyk and Mike Rose (Edelweiss Basket), Lisa Russ and Ken Tornvall (Sixteen Going on Seventeen Basket), and the Schindler Family (Climb Every Mountain Basket) who each sponsored an auction basket. Also, special thanks to the members of the Sheil Catholic Center who bought items or underwrote the Evanston My Favorite Things Basket and the Do Re Mi Basket.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Student Co-Chairs, Charlie Romenesko and Naomi Zidon, and Associate Co-Chairs, Annie and Steve Hall, and the entire Mardi Gras Committee!


Contact Teresa Corcoran, Operations Director, at 847.328.4648 x11 or