Around the Archdiocese
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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, or (708) 798-0622.
Incarnation Parish: concludes 50th jubilee at June 24, 11 a.m. Mass with Cardinal George, reception follows, 5757 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, call parish office at (708) 597-3180 for more info.
Illinois Right to Life Committee: June 14, 6 p.m., reception, cash bar, dinner follows with Jason Jones, producer of Bella, $60/person, at Drury Lane, Oak Brook Terrace, call (312) 422-9300 by June 7 for tickets.
St. Martin DePorres High School: golf classic, June 18, Glen Flora Country Club, Waukegan, call Maureen McGrain at (847) 244-6895, Ext. 233.
Holy Name Cathedral Parish: country western dance, dinner and auction, June 2, 6-11 p.m., $25/person, hosted by Filipino Cathedral Network, in parish center cafeteria, 735 N. State, proceeds benefit cathedral rectory renovation, call Nieva at (312) 330-1728 for tickets.
St. Louis de Montfort Fest: May 25, 6:30 p.m., live entertainment of top ’50s-’60s hits, dancing, food, petting zoo, games, adults/$8, kids/$5, 8808 Ridgeland, Oak Lawn, (708) 599-5300.
St. Bartholomew Parish: June 6, 6-8 p.m. all-age talent show, live music nightly June 7, 7:30-10 p.m., June 8-9, 8-11 p.m., June 10, 2-9 p.m., bingo, rides, early discounts, food vendors, 4910 W. Addison, (773) 286-7871.
Irish Fest: May 25-28, entertainment headliners, Irish dancing competition, rides, food, imports, theater, Gaelic football, hurling, at Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687- 9323.
Feast of Our Lady of Brezje: 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.
Novena to St. Rita of Cascia: feast day May 22, Mass, devotions 10 a.m. and/or 7 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., at shrine chapel in St. Rita High School, 7740 S. Western, (773) 925-6600.
High Mass and Blessing of Children: May 25, 7 p.m., in honor of the Holy Infant King, at Shrine of Christ the King, 6415 S. Woodlawn, www.infantking.com, (773) 363-7409.
Knowledge & Prayer Series: a holy hour for religious freedom, June 1 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of the Woods Chapel, 10731 W. 131st St., Orland Park, (708) 361- 4754.
Remembering Deceased Loved Ones: bilingual prayer service, June 12, 7 p.m., hosted by bereavement ministries of St. Kevin, St. George and St. Florian churches, at St. Kevin, 10509 S. Torrence, (773)721-2563.
St. Peregrine Healing Service: for healing of cancer and other illnesses, May 27, 3 p.m., and on last Sunday each month (except December), at Addolorata Villa, 555 McHenry Road, Wheeling, for info, call Fr. Tony at (847) 808- 6168.
First Fridays for Life: monthly Mass 7 p.m., with pro-life intentions and prayers, all-night Eucharistic adoration follows, in St. Theresa Day Chapel, St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, 1201 E. Anderson, Palatine, (847) 358-6999.
Senior Prom Dance: May 19, 7:30-10:30 p.m., DJ, $8, hosted by New Beginnings, St. Matthew Parish Center, 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, for more info, call Joan at (847) 397-9643.
Church of the Annunciata: dinner- dance, May 26, 6 p.m.-midnight, music by Phil Angotti and Common Poverty, live and silent auctions, $25, at KC Hall, 11207 S. Ewing, RSVP to (773) 221-1040.
Mother Cabrini Devotions: 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings monthly, 6 pm, Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii,1224 W. Lexington, (312) 421-3757.
Sunday School Cinema: part of Late Nite Catechism series, May 20, 3 p.m., $25/at door, in Mary, Seat of Wisdom Kalas Center, 920 W. 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.
Summer Concert Series: June 3, 4 p.m., vocal music celebration, free will offering, at Sacred Heart Parish, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, (708) 974-3336, Ext. 245.
Mayan Procession: featuring works of Winifred Godfrey, now through June 10, weekdays 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weekends by appointment, in the Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery at Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell, four th floor, free parking, (773) 371-5416.
Loyola University Museum of Art: Heaven and Hell, works by 54 artists, hell portion in Intuit Center’s galleries, 756 N. Milwaukee, and heaven on display at LUMA, 820 N. Michigan, shows now-June 30, lecture June 5, 6 p.m., “What Does Heaven Taste Like?” taste heavenly foods of Jewish, Buddhist and ancient Egyptian traditions, $10, at LUMA, (312) 915- 6161.
Vatican International Exhibition: 126 panels depicting church approved Eucharistic Miracles of the World, June 2, 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; June 3, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., at St. Mary of Vernon Parish, 236 US Highway 45, in Indian Creek (Vernon Hills), (847) 362-1005.
Corpus Christi Parish: Brimming with Attitude, hat fashions, luncheon June 3, 4920 S. King, call (773) 285-7720 for tickets.
St. Francis de Sales Job Search Workshop: new schedule, June 20 and 22, attendance required both days, must pre-register; no walk-ins, registration info and form at www.stfrancislz.org, for more info, call (847) 726-4888.
St. Matthew Job Search Ministry: free workshops, meetings, presentations, contact Greg Harnyak at greg1408@sbcglobal. net.
What Senior Candidate Has to Offer: June 9, 9 a.m.-noon, moderator Bob Podgorski of St. Hubert’s Job Ministry, at Immanual Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove, Palatine, (847) 925-6005.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx: archbishop of Munich, Toward a Moral Economy, May 31, 4-6 p.m., free, hosted by Lumen Christi Institute, at Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St., register by calling (773) 955-5887.
Program by Ministry of Care and Bereavement Ministries: a grief and loss counselor will speak on coping, as well as a medical expert in hospice and palliative medicine, for patients, families and caregivers, June 12, 7-9 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Parish, 524 Ninth St., Wilmette, RSVP to (847) 256-2273, Ext. 0.
Fr. Alfred Wierzbicki: director John Paul II Institute in Lublin, Poland, Personalism in the Philosophical Thought of Karol Wojtyla Pope John Paul II, May 23, 3:10- 4:40 p.m., free, open to public, at DePaul University, 25 E. Jackson, Room 104, (773) 325-4158.
Little Flower Circle: luncheon June 16, 11 a.m., $35/person, at Ridgemoor Country Club, 6100 W. Gunnison, RSVP to Elaine at (773) 202-8166, proceeds benefit Pro-Life Billboards of America.
Catholic Women’s Club of Lake County: installation luncheon, silent auction and entertainment, June 14, 11 a.m., $18, at Bonnie Brook Golf Club, 2800 N. Lewis, Waukegan, $18, RSVP to Judith, at (847) 367-1013 before June 5.
Eucharistic Conference at Marytown: June 8-10, daily Masses, confessions, Liturgy of the Hours, Eucharistic Procession on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, speakers from EWTN and Relevant Radio, variety of retreat packages, 1600 W. Park, Libertyville, contact www.marytown.com, or (847) 367-7800, Ext. 225.
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. Scholastica Academy: seeking alumnae, children, grandchildren, for Farewell Open House as high school for girls closes, May 27, 1-4 p.m., hosted by Alumnae Board, 7416 N. Ridge, free, but register at www.scholasticacommunity. us.
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.
Incarnation Parish: 50th anniversary parish reunion, June 2, 6-10 p.m., $40, $45/at door, includes dinner buffet, open bar, live enter tainment, at 115 Bourbon Street, Merrionette Park, RSVP to (708) 597-3180.
St. Anthony Alumni: June 10, 9:30 a.m. Rosary procession, 10:30 a.m. bilingual Mass, noon food and entertainment fest, 11533 S. Prairie, (773) 468-1200.
Ascension School and Parish: centennial weekend starts June 22, with golf outing at Big Run Golf Club in Lockport, June 23, 8 a.m., 5K run/walk; centennial Mass 5 p.m., followed by all-class reunion, blessing of memorial bricks June 24, noon, then block par ty on grounds, 801 S. East, Oak Park, (708) 434-1541.
Xavier University of Louisiana: Chicago Alumni chapter, scholarship brunch cruise, June 10, noon- 3 p.m. on the Mystic Blue at Navy Pier, $75/before June 10, $85/at event, contact Kimberly at (708) 829-4888, or Xuaaofchicago@ gmail.com.
Loretto Englewood: seeking class of 1962 for Oct. 26-27 reunion at Loretto Convent, Wheaton, to be on mailing list, call Kathy Ashe Brady at (708) 687-6461.
St. John Vianney School: 60th anniversary July 21 with alumni party for teachers, parents and grads, from 1955-present, call Mary at (708) 562-9225.
Resurrection Retirement Community: furniture sale on May 19, 9 a.m.-noon, no stairs, at 7262 W. Peterson, (773) 792-7930.
Whale of a Sale: May 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 20, 8 a.m.-noon, sporting goods to electronics, plus estate sale items and antiques, St. Norber t Parish, 1817 Walters, Northbrook, (847) 272-7090.
Annual Garage Sale: June 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., half-price sale June 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. John of the Cross School, 5005 S. Wolf, Western Springs, (708) 246-4404.
Flea Market: June 9, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., vendors and crafts, in Our Lady Mother of the Church parking lot, 8747 W. Lawrence, (773) 625- 3369.
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.
St. Alphonsus: June 8, 4-9 p.m., $4 admission, June 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 10, noon-3 p.m., 411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights, (847) 368-8015.
Pilgrimage to Holy Hill: June 2, depar ting from the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, 6415 S. Woodlawn, call (773) 363- 7409 for more info.
Freedom in Christ Conference: June 8-9, with Neal Lozano, in St. Bernardine School, 815 Elgin, Forest Park, hosted by Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center for Chicago, for more info, call (708) 209-1199 or email ccrcc1@sbcglobal. net.
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.
Mariapolis: July 6-10, experience of life inspired by the Focolare Movement’s spirituality of unity, daily Mass, ecumenical evening prayers, children and teen programs, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., call (773) 285- 2746, or visit www.focolare.us.
Called Series for Young Adults: June 5, July 10 and Aug. 7, sungprayer, reflection centered on presence of the Trinity, at the Cenacle Retreat Center 513 W. Fullerton, for more info, visit www.vocations. cava.org and click on CAVA events (Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association) or call Sr. Elyse Ramirez at (312) 534-5240.
Meet the Focolare: June 3, potluck lunch and program, 12:30-4 p.m., at center, 5001 S. Greenwood, (773) 285-2746.
Praying With/Through Your Camera Lens: bring digital camera and a journal, walking shoes, does not include camera/photo instruction, June 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $60, lunch included, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, RSVP to (708) 482-5088.
Exploring the Christ: discussion and reflection, June 13, 9 a.m.-noon, $15, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, call (708) 482-5088 for this and for info on other programs.
Service for Indigents: The Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs invites all to the 27th annual Interfaith Memorial Observance for Indigent Persons, May 30, noon at First United Methodist Church, 777 W. Washington St., (312) 236-4548 or www.chicagotemple. org.
Summer Camps: boys and girls camps in central Wisconsin, choir camps for boys and girls in Kentucky, or boys and girls camps in California, hosted by the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, 6415 S. Woodlawn, call (773) 363- 7409 for more info.
St. Rita High School Youth Camps: 20 camps for boys and girls of all ages in sports and academics, 7740 S. Western, for more info call Mary Rita at (773) 925- 6600, Ext. 6620.
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.
Prayer Yoga Classes: Saturdays, now-June 30, 9-10:15 a.m., $15/class walk-in, Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1223 W. Lexington, call (312) 421-3757, Ext. 312.
Academic or Sports Camps: offered this summer for grade school students, at De La Salle Institute Campus for Young Men, 3434 S. Michigan, call Chuck at (312) 842-7355.
Brother Rice High School Summer Camps: sports and/or academic, 10001 S. Pulaski, sign up at www.brotherrice.org.
Yoga Guided Meditation: June 2, 10 a.m.-noon, $20, at The Well, 801 Carillon, Bartlett, call (630) 837-8044.
Chicago Botanic Gardens: motorcoach trip June 13, depart 9:30 a.m., return 4 p.m., $55/person, spending time with God, hosted by Mayslake Ministries, 450 E. 22nd St., Lombard, call (630) 268-9000.