Around the Archdiocese
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Queen of Peace High School: 5K fun run/walk, May 6, 9 a.m., part of 50th anniversary celebration, course will be through the Burbank neighborhood, (708) 458- 7600.
Kateri Center of Chicago: marking 30th anniversary with pow-wow to celebrate Kateri Tekakwitha canonization, May 12, 1-6 p.m., Gene Stuwart gospel singer, dancers, drummers, vendors, at St. Benedict Gym, Irving Park and Leavitt, (773) 509-2344.
St. Philip Neri Parish: marking 100 years with jubilee Mass, May 20, 10 a.m. with Cardinal George, at 2132 E. 72nd St., brunch reception follows in gym, for more info, call (773) 363-1700.
St. Joseph Church: celebrating 150 years May 19 at 5 p.m. Mass with Cardinal George, 1747 Lake, Wilmette; black-tie dinner follows, $75/person, at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, call (847) 251- 0771 for tickets.
St Joseph Parish: marking 100th anniversary June 3 at noon Mass with Cardinal George, Centennial Fest follows 2-8 p.m. on parish grounds, food vendors, band, games, at 17951 Dixie, Homewood, visit www.posjhomewood.org.
Fr. David Mulvihill: celebrating 40th anniversary of ordination, May 20, 1-4 p.m., refreshments in garden, St. Benedict Center, 6930 W. Touhy, Niles, (847) 433-1494.
Big Sisters: luncheon and fashion show, May 19, 11:30 a.m., $55, benefits scholarship fund for deserving high school girls, at The Fortnightly Club, 120 E. Bellevue, RSVP to Susan at (773) 276-5652.
Angels of Life Banquet: with abortion survivor Gianna Jessen, May 19, 6:15 p.m. reception, hosted by Students for Life of Illinois, at St. Petronille Banquet Hall, 420 Glenwood, Glen Ellyn, call David at (708) 560-5545 for free tickets.
Anointing of the Sick: May 6, 8:30 a.m. Mass, light a special candle in memory or in honor of a loved one, $5 each, at Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington, (312) 421-3757.
Novena to St. Rita of Cascia: Mass and devotions May 13-May 21, 7 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation, 6 p.m., on feast day May 22, Mass and devotions 10 a.m. and/or 7 p.m., with sacrament of reconciliation, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., at shrine chapel in St. Rita High School, 7740 S. Western, for more info call (773) 925-6600.
“A Celebration of Religious Women”: prayer service, May 10, 7 p.m., at Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 W. Adams, reception follows, (312) 648-1021.
Mass for Mentally Ill Persons: in honor of patron St. Dymphna, May 15, at 8:45 a.m., relic will be venerated after Mass, mentally ill persons, families and friends invited, hosted by St. Dymphna Society, at Queen of All Saints Basilica, 6280 N. Sauganash, call Jim and Shirley Weber at (773) 777-6022 for more info.
Taize Prayer: May 10, 7 p.m., St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler, Oak Lawn, (708) 422-2400.
Taize Prayer: readings, chants, meditations, third Tuesdays monthly, 7:30 p.m., St. Viator Church, 4170 W. Addison, (773) 286-4040.
Feast of Our Lady of Brezje: honoring patroness of Slovenians, May 20, 8:30 a.m., with rosary and litany to Our Lady recited before Mass, at St. George Church , 9600 S. Ewing, refreshments follow in hall, hosted by KSKJ Lodge #44. and SUA Lodge #16, (773) 734-0554.
High Mass, May Crowning: honoring Blessed Mother, May 13, 10 a.m., then outdoor rosary procession with statue of Mary, at Shrine of Christ the King, 6415 S. Woodlawn, ample parking, (773) 363-7409.
Pentecost Mass with Empowerment Prayer: Fr. Paul Burak presider, May 23, 7:15 p.m., Divine Savior Church, 7740 W. Montrose, Norridge, for more info, call Ron Battaglia at (773) 775-5827.
Spaghetti Dinner: May 12, 4- 7:30 p.m., served by Boy Scout Troop 111, $5/person, $18/family of four or more, $4/seniors, children under 5 free, take-outs available, at St. Louise de Marillac Parish, 1112 Raymond, LaGrange Park, tickets at door, or by calling Robert at (708) 485-2393.
Cinco de Mayo: May 11, 6:30- 11:30 p.m., $10/person in advance, $12/at door, food and DJ, Holy Family Parish, 1080 W. Roosevelt, RSVP to (708) 829-6354.
New Beginnings Dance: for singles, divorced, separated, widowed, May 19, 7:30-11 p.m., $8/person, and monthly on third Saturday, at St. Matthew Hughes Center, 1001 Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, for more info, call Joan at (847) 397-9643.
“Musique de France”: music from the Cathedrals of France, with orchestra and 43-rank gallery organ, sung by 120-member South Suburban Chorale, May 6, 4 p.m., free, in St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 768 Lincoln, Calumet City, 708-596-2000.
“Sunday School Cinema”: parochial play, May 20, 3 p.m., tickets: $20/advance, $25/at door, benefits Mary, Seat of Wisdom School, 920 Granville, Park Ridge, call (847) 825-8763 for tickets.
Music of the Baroque Concert: May 20, 2 p.m. at Shrine of Christ the King, 6415 S. Woodlawn, ample parking, www.infantking. com or (773) 363-7409.
“Figments”: farce about playwright and imagination, featuring St. Sebastian Players, now-May 20, at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, $15, discounts for seniors, students, groups, call (773) 404-7922 for dates/times.
Organist Thomas Weisflog: performing Louis Vierne’s “Messe Solennelle,” with the Chicago Chorale, May 13, 3 p.m., at Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn, for ticket info, call (800) 838-3006.
“Our Irish Cousins”: sneak previews of Mike Houlihan’s comic film documentary, “143 years in the making,” $10, May 10, 7:30 p.m., at The Beverly Art Center, (773) 445-3838; May 11, 8 p.m., Irish American Heritage Center, (773) 282-7035; May 12, 8 p.m. Gaelic Park, (708) 687-9323, free parking at all venues.
Loyola University Museum of Art: “Heaven and Hell,” 165 works by 54 artists, hell portion in Intuit Center’s galleries, 756 N. Milwaukee, and heaven on display at LUMA, 820 N. Michigan, shows run now-June 30, lecture by author/ beauty authority Marilyn Miglin, May 15, 6 p.m., “What Does Heaven Smell Like? A Scented Journey,” $10, $5/members, at LUMA, 820 N. Michigan, (312) 915-6161.
Corpus Christi Parish: “Brimming with Attitude,” hat fashions, luncheon June 3, 4920 S. King, call (773) 285-7720 for tickets.
Employer’s Panel: May 14, 7- 9:15 p.m., with three HR professionals, at St. Huber t Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates, call Bob at (847) 925-6005 for more info.
Workshop on Interview Skills: May 15-17, 9 a.m.-noon, free, attending all sessions recommended, at St. Matthew Parish Center, 999 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, RSVP to Greg at email@example.com.
Interfaith Program: “Differentiating Psychological Disorders from Spiritual Crises and Problems in Living,” May 15 or 16, in St. Francis Hospital Auditorium, 355 Ridge, Evanston, (847) 316-4000, free parking.
Bishop Joseph Perry: speaking on “Fr. Augustus Tolton, a Saint from Chicago,” May 11, luncheon 11:45 a.m., $35/person, hosted by Catholic Citizens, at Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson, RSVP by May 6 to Maureen at (708) 352-5834.
“Catholic Roots of Religious Freedom”: author Robert Wilken, University of Virginia, May 16, 7 p.m., hosted by Lumen Christi Institute, at 1126 East 59th St., call (773) 955-5887 for more info.
“Awakening the Dreamer: Changing the Dream”: symposium, May 12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., environment, social justice, spiritual fulfillment, $20, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, RSVP to (708) 482-5088.
“Conscioiusness Evolving in the Sacred Universe”: May 31, 9 a.m.-noon, explore levels of awareness, $25, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, RSVP to (708) 482-5088.
For Priests: “Praying with the New Missal,” chanted Divine Office and sung daily Mass with Liturgical Institute community, conferences on theological insights of the new missal, led by Fr. Jordan Kelly, OP, June 24-29, at the Liturgical Institute, 1000 E. Maple, Mundelein, www.liturgicalinstitute.org.
Polish Genealogical Society of America: May 20, 2 p.m., speaker Cynthia Piech, on the U.S. Census of 1940, at Polish Museum of America, 984 W. Milwaukee, for more info, call (773) 774-2381.
West Suburban Serra Club: meeting, May 9, 7 p.m., at Holley Court Terrace, 13th floor, 1111 Ontario St., Oak Park, Speaker: Fr. Edward Shea O.F.M. of St. Peter’s in the Loop, call (708) 386-2173 for more info.
Catholic Women’s Club of Lake County: May 10, rosary at 11:30 a.m., followed by luncheon, meeting, and program, at St Paul the Apostle Parish, 6401 Gages Lake Road, Gurnee, call Judith at (847) 367-1013, for more info.
Southwest Archdiocesan Singles: field trip to Morton Arboretum, May 12, carpool at noon, from Brunswick’s, 103rd and Cicero, 5 p.m. dinner after tour, RSVP to Debbie at (708) 779-3230 May 10 before 9 p.m.
Calix Society: Catholic outreach to recovering alcoholics, meets one Saturday a month, 9- 11 a.m., at St. John Vianney Parish, 46 N. Wolf, Northlake, call Joanne at (847) 540-9219, or visit calixsociety.org.
Summer Sabbath at the Seashore: for men and women, spend time with Jesus, at Illinois Beach Resort on shores of Lake Michigan, July 14-15, hosted by Mayslake Ministries, call (630) 268-9001 for more info.
St. Ger trude Parish and Northside Catholic Academy: all years reunion, May 19, 4-11 p.m., in St. Ger trude Hall, 1401 W. Granville, firstname.lastname@example.org and stgertrudechicgo.org.
Quigley Preparatory Seminary: seeking the college class (last 5th year class) for a “50 + 1” reunion, June 9 “mission party” format at Ascension Parish, Oak Park, and June 10 anniversary Mass at Quigley, for more info, contact Pete at petemazza@sbcglobal. net.
Maternity BVM School: seeking alumni and staff to celebrate centennial at Mass with Cardinal George, June 2, 5 p.m., 3647 W. North, reception follows in lower level of church, for more info, call school at (773) 227-1140.
Resurrection Parish: former parishioners/students, former West Siders, June 23, 11 a.m. Mass, social hour and luncheon, at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, call Mary at (773) 625-1669.
Resurrection Retirement Community: rummage sale May 5, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., also furniture sale on May 19, 9 a.m.-noon, no stairs, at 7262 W. Peterson, (773) 792-7930.
St. Andrew School: children’s garage sale, May 12, 8 a.m.-1 pm., last hour is Power Hour all items 50 percent off, clothes (infant to pre-teen), toys, furniture, and maternity clothes, admission is $1, cash only, in gym, 1658 W. Addison, call Julie at (773) 525- 3016 for more info.
St. Damian Parish: preview sale, May 18, 4-7 p.m., actual sale May 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., “bag it all for $6,” May 20, 1:30-4 p.m., 5300 W. 155th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-1370.
St. Norbert Parish: May 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 20, 8 a.m.-noon, sporting goods to electronics, estate sale items and antiques, 1817 Walters, Northbrook, (847) 272-7090.
Prince of Peace Parish: seeking donations for June 7-8 rummage “extravaganza,” large items, like vehicles or furniture will be picked up, tax forms available, 135 S. Milwaukee, Lake Villa, call (847) 356-6111 for more info.
Art in the Park: seeking artists, crafters, collectibles vendors, for Sept. 15-16 fair, hosted by Knights of Columbus Tonti Council #1567, at Portage Park, Chicago, Irving and Central avenues, call (773) 530-5182.
Earn a Degree in Liturgy: summer study program to refresh the soul and renew the church, June 11-July 20, at the Liturgical Institute, 1000 E. Maple, Mundelein, (847) 837-4542 or www.liturgical institute.org.
“The Wind Beneath My Wings”: prayer, remembrance and conversation for daughters who have lost their mothers, May 9, 7-8:30 p.m., $15, Mayslake Ministries, 450 E. 22nd St., Lombard, (630) 268-9001.
“Moving on with Grace”: spiritual journey for men and women who have experienced death of a spouse, June 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., check-in/coffee 8:30 a.m., speaker Amy Florian, $25 paid fee by May 31, lunch included, at Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington, call (312) 421-3757.
“Joyful Again:” workshop for widows and widowers, June 9-10, at St. Julie Billiart Parish, 7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park, RSVP to (708) 354-7211.
St. Mary of the Angels Young Adults: monthly study group on Pope John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body,” OK if you don’t have book, pizza, snacks, beverages provided, usually meet at parish center, 1850 N. Hermitage, call (773) 316-8177 for this month’s meeting date and location.
Marriage Encounter Weekend: June 8-10, contact (800) 442- 3554 or www.wwmechicagogary. org.
Summer Mariapolis: July 6-10, an experience of life inspired by the spirituality of unity of the Focolare Movement, daily Mass, ecumenical evening prayers, children and teen programs, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., call (773) 285-2746 for more info, or visit www.focolare.us.
Holy Cannoli Sunday: May 6, sold after 8:30 and 11 a.m. Masses, $12/box of six, at Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington, (312) 421-3757.
Trinity High School Summer Camps: for girls ages 5-10, themed activities, and grades 3-8, performing arts to athletics, 7574 W. Division, River Forest, call (708) 453-8342 to register.
Run4Unity 2012: for youth ages 9-17, to join with others across the world May 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and pass a virtual baton through the time zones, to say “Yes” to life, to family, creation, solidarity, peace, responsibility and a just economy, hosted by the Young for Unity, $10 fee, or $12/at door, starts at Timothy Christian School, 188 W. Butterfield, Elmhurst, register at email@example.com.