St. Stephen Protomartyr: 60th anniversary, Aug. 17-19, 1280 Prospect Ave., Des Plaines. Opening of yearlong celebration. Mass on 19th with Bishop Rassas. Reception follows. Visit www.sttephen60th.org or call (847) 824-2026
St. Paul of the Cross: Centennial Gala, June 16, 6:30 p.m., The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rosemont. Cocktails, dinner and dancing. $75 per person. Call (847) 825-7605 or visit spc-church.org.
St. Paul of the Cross: Centennial Closing Mass and reception, June 23, 4:30 p.m., 320 S. Washington St., Park Ridge. Reception follows. Call (847) 825-7605.
St. Germaine: Golden jubilee allparish reunion, Sept. 22, following 4 p.m. Mass, 9711 S. Kolin, Oak Lawn. Party in gym and outside, raffle of 2013 Mustang convertible. Call (708) 636-5060 or visit www.stgermaine.com.
St. Damian: 50th anniversary allclass reunion, July 21, 5 p.m. Mass, par ty to follow, 5300 W. 155th St., Oak Forest. Call (708) 687-1370 or visit www.stdamianschool. org.
St. James School: seeking former students for June 22 ‘Ice Breaker’ in parish hall, 140 Nor th Ave., Highwood, June 23 individual class reunions, all alumni Mass June 24, 11 a.m., at St. James Church, celebrating its centennial, call Lil at (847) 644-5129 for more info.
St. Mary Queen of Apostles Parish: marking first anniversary with Mass June 30, 5 p.m., dinner follows, 207 W. 145th St., Riverdale, (708) 849-4901.
St. Stephen Protomartyr: Family Fest, Aug. 10-11, 1280 Prospect Ave., Des Plaines. Free admission. Music, games, food, dancers. Call (847) 824-2026.
Church of the Holy Spirit: Family Fest, June 20-24, 1451 W. Bode Road, Schaumburg. Food, music and rides. Call Father John at (847) 882-7580.
Our Lady of the Snows: First-annual parish carnival, Aug. 2-5, 4810 S. Leamington. Games, food, rides, entertainment. Call (773) 582-2266.
Blessed Sacrament: Parish carnival, Aug. 16-19, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Rides, games, ethnic food, live entertainment, bingo and raffle. Call Joanne (773) 523-3917.
Immaculate Conception BVM: Festival, Aug. 25-26, 2944 E. 88th St. Mexican food, music, dancing, games. Call (773) 768-2100.
St. Albert the Great: Carnival, Aug. 23-26, 5555 W. State Road, Burbank. Live music, rides, games, $10,000 raffle, silent auction, food. Call (708) 423-0321.
St. Bartholomew: Carnival, June 6-10, 4949 W. Patterson Ave. Rides, music, games, food, prizes. Call (773) 286-7871.
St. John Bosco: Don Bosco Fest, June 23-24, 2250 N. McVicker Ave. Food, music, raffles, bazaar, games for children, religious activities. Call (773) 622-4620.
St. Mary of Czestochowa: Parish summer fest, Aug. 23-26, 34th Street and Laramie Ave., Cicero. Mechanical games, bingo, music, food. Call Terry at (708) 420-0964.
Maternity BVM: Summer festival, Aug. 4-5, 3647 W. Nor th Ave. Games, food, music. Call (773) 772-9401.
Mision San Juan Diego: Festival de Agosto (August Fest), Aug. 25- 26, 2323 N. Wilke Road, Arlington Heights. Grand raffle Chevy Sonic. Call (847) 590-9332.
St. Pascal: Carnival and family funfest, June 13-17, 3935 N. Melvina Ave. Music, bingo, rides, food. For information, visit www.facebook. com/pascalscarnival or www.stpascal.org/2012Carnival/ 2012Carnival.htm.
St. Viator: “Rock the Lot Fest,” Aug. 25, 4170 W. Addison St. Food, games, live music, $20,000 raffle. Visit www.stviatorchicago. org.
St. Zachary: Augustfest 2012!, Aug. 9 (6-10 p.m.); Aug. 10 (6 p.m.- midnight); Aug. 11 (1 p.m.-midnight); Aug. 12 (1 p.m.-9 p.m.), 567 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Food provided by local restaurants, enter tainment including Seventh Heaven, Hear tache Tonight, American English, Suburban Cowboys and more. Family carnival, grand-prize raffle $5,000. Visit www.augustfest.saintzachary.org.
Epiphany: Summer festival, Aug. 26, 2524 S. Keeler. Mexican food, games, live music. Call (773) 521- 1112.
Church of St. Patrick: Parish picnic, Aug. 26 at Temple Smith Farms in Wa d sw o r t h . Mass at 10:30 a.m., picnic follows. Call (847) 244-4161.
Immaculate Conception BVM: Tardeada, July 15, 2944 E. 88th St. Call Anita at (773) 768-2100.
Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph: Taste of Chicago, Sept. 15, 363 W. Hill St. Tickets $100 and benefit parish. Chicago-influenced food and entertainment. Live and silent auctions. Call Leslie at (312) 944- 0304, Ext. 206.
St. James at Sag Bridge: Parish picnic, Sept. 3, 11 a.m., following 10 a.m. Mass, 10600 S. Archer Ave. Food, bingo, games, pony rides. Call (630) 257-7000.
St. Philip the Apostle: ‘Pig-Nic,’ June 10, Mass at 11:45 a.m. and Pig-Nic follows, 1962 Old Willow Road, Northfield. $5 per person. Call (847) 446-8383.
St. Procopius-Holy Trinity Croatian: Parish picnic, June 3, 1850 S. Throop. Celebrating the feast of the Holy Trinity. Call Silvia at (312) 226-7887.
St. Procopius-Holy Trinity Croatian: Kermes, Aug. 10-12, 1641 S. Allport St. Annual festival commemorating Our Lady of San Juan de Los Lagos. Live music, authentic Mexican food, bingo, raffles, kids games. Call Silvia at (312) 226- 7887.
St. Thomas Becket: Parish picnic, July 29, noon-7 p.m., 1321 Burning Bush. Call Liz at (847) 827- 9220.
St. Denis: Parish picnic, July 29, after noon Mass, 8301 S. St. Louis Ave. Picnic at Conkey Woods. Call (773) 434-3313.
St. Germaine: Golden jubilee Mass and picnic, June 10, noon, 9711 S. Kolin, Oak Lawn. Bishop Wypych will celebrate Mass. Picnic follows on church grounds. Call (708) 636-5060 or visit www.stgermaine. com.
St Mary of the Annunciation: 38th annual pork and corn roast, Aug. 4, 2-8 p.m., 22333 W. Erhar t Road. Adult and children’s games, Super bingo, a $7,500 raffle, pony rides, petting zoo and live rock and roll music. 23 award-winning hogs grilled in old-fashioned roasters over night. Call (847) 223-0010 or visit www.stmaryfc.org.
Guerin Prep High School: Gator Palooza Young Alumni event, June 9, 1-4 p.m., 8001 W. Belmont Ave., River Grove. 50th anniversary of school. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. DJ, inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, bag games and softball. Pick-up basketball games will take place in the Holy Cross Gym. Hot dogs and soda provided. Call Mrs. Lilly at (708) 437-4730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Ignatius: Summer Soirée, June 23, 6-10 p.m., 6559 N. Glenwood. Sixth-annual summer party includes a light dinner buffet and sweets table, silent auction, music, craft beer and wine tastings. Denis McNamara will give a tour of church and chapel. $25, $30 at the door. Call (773) 764-5936.
St. Bride: Parish picnic, Sept. 9, after 10 a.m. Mass, 7811 S. Coles. On parish grounds. Call (773) 731- 8822.
Prince of Peace: Rummage sale, June 7-9, 135 S. Milwaukee Ave., Lake Villa. Largest rummage sale in Lake County. Call Bonnie (847) 356-6111.
St. Peter Antioch: 51st annual sale, June 14-15, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and June 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with special pricing starting at 1 p.m., 557 W. Lake St., Antioch. Donations welcome until June 10. Call (847) 603-1669.
St. Adalbert: Flea market, June 2- 3, 16-17, July 7-8 and 21-22, Aug. 4-5 and 18-19, Sept. 1-2 and 15- 16. Each day 9 a.m.-4 p.m, 1650 W. 17th St. One-day entry $20 and two-day entry $35. Table rental $5. Call (312) 226-0340.
St. Alexander: Annual craft fair and rummage sale, June 16, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 7026 W. 126th. St., Palos Heights. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 14057. Call (708) 699-4444.
St. Raphael the Archangel: 5th annual Rummage Sale, Aug. 2-5, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., 40000 N. U.S. Highway 45, Old Mill Creek. Clothing, furniture, toys, books, collectibles and more. Call (847) 395-FISH.
Our Lady of Peace: Garage Sale, June 23 (9 a.m.-2 p.m), June 24 (1-4 p.m.), 701 Plainfield Road, Darien. Toys, furniture, housewares, patio items, tools, electronics, books, movies, CDs. Halfpr ice second day. Call (630) 323-4333, Ext. 10
Mision San Juan Diego: Bodas de la Mision (Weddings of the Mission), June 9, noon, 2323 N. Wilke Road, Arlington Heights. Call (847) 590- 9332.
St. Rosalie: Meeting of Young Lednice, June 17, 4 p.m., followed by Mass, 6750 W. Montrose, Harwood Heights. Young Catholics will gather around the theme ‘Love will find you’ and explore depths of Divine Mercy. Call (708) 867-8817.
St. Thomas More: Religious Liberty Day, June 23, 2825 W. 81st. Begins with Mass at 4:30 p.m. with Father Thomas McCar thy from St. Rita High School, speaker and dinner at 6 p.m. Eric Scheidler to speak on religious persecution around the world. Dancing after. Cost $15. Free to children 12 and under. Call Kathy at (773) 436-4444.
St. Isaac Jogues: Corpus Christi Mass and procession with benediction at stations, June 10, noon, 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Mass followed by outdoor procession to four altars with Scripture, song and prayer prayed in Polish, Italian, Spanish and Tagalog. Final station in English back in church. Reception follows. Call (847) 966- 1180.
St. Isaac Jogues: Novena and Mass in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, June 27, 7 p.m., 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Sponsored by parish Filipino community. Reception. Call (847) 967-1060.
St. Aloysius: ‘Learn. Love. Serve’ youth retreat, Aug. 18-19, 2300 W. LeMoyne. A 24-hour fast and reflection where the youth will learn about the extreme poverty taking place in Third World countries. Call Joshua at (773) 278-4808
St. Aloysius: El Camino Chicago, Sept. 22, 2300 W. LeMoyne. An 8- mile pilgrimage to neighboring parishes, stopping for prayer and adoration. Call AJ at (773) 853- 9599.
St. Aloysius: ‘Scripture by the Lake’ for youth, June 30, 2300 W. LeMoyne. Youth aged 12 to 18 participate in Bible reflection and a BBQ at the beach. Call Joshua at (773) 278-4808.
St. Isaac Jogues: Mass and reception in honor of Our Lady of Knock, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Call (847) 966- 1180.
St. Isaac Jogues: Mass and re ception in honor of Our Lady of Czestochawa, Aug. 26, noon, 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Call (847) 966-1180.
St. Isaac Jogues: Mass and reception in honor of San Lorenzo Ruiz, Sept. 30, noon, 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Call (847) 966-1180.
St. Isaac Jogues: ‘Songs of Musical Theatre,’ July 15, 3 p.m., 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Concert in memory of parishioner Buddy Charles, the late legendary Chicago piano man. Tickets are $20, available at the door and benefit parish. Call (847) 966-1180.
St. Aloysius: Corpus Christi procession, adoration and benediction, June 10, 2 p.m., 2300 W. LeMoyne St. Light refreshments to follow. Call (773) 278-4808.
Holy Name Cathedral: Corpus Christi procession, June 10, after 12:30 p.m. Mass, 730 N. Wabash Ave. Call Fr. Compton at (312) 573-4438.
St. Raphael the Archangel: Blessing of Vehicles, first Sunday of the month, June through September, 1 p.m., on the parish grounds, Route 173, east of Route 45. Bring all summer transportation out for a blessing. Call (847) 395- FISH.
St. Joseph, Libertyville: ‘Morality: Living a Christ-like life in our homes, neighborhoods and communities,’ June 14 and 25, 9:15-10:45 a.m. or 7-8:30 p.m., 121 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville. Group meets in Formation Center, Room C., $5 per person. Call (847) 362-2073.
St. Joseph, Libertyville: Book discussion on Fr. James Martin's ‘Between Heaven and Mir th: Why Joy, Humor and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life,’ July 12 and 26, 9:15 a.m. or 7 p.m., 121 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville. Discussion held in Formation Center, Room C, cost is price of book. Call (847) 362-2073.
St. Joseph, Libertyville: Revisiting the Second Vatican Council on its 50th anniversary, June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29, 9:15 a.m. or 7 p.m.,121 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville. Sessions are held in the Loughry Room. Fee is $5 for program materials.
St. Aloysius: Dedication of the Msgr. Aloysius Thiele Parish Center, Aug. 12, 11 a.m. Mass bilingual, 2300 W. LeMoyne St. Cardinal George will celebrate Mass and bless new center. Call Father Desmond at (773) 278-4808.
REFLECT Mid-Life Singles Retreat: grow in faith life, meet new friends, feel like you belong, for ages mid-30s to 50s, June 29-July 1, at Cardinal Str itch Retreat House in Mundelein, call (312) 532-8286, or visit www.ReflectRetreat. com, for more info.
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, quiet reflection centered on presence of the Sacred Trinity, at Cenacle Retreat Center 513 W. Fuller ton, visit www.vocations.cava.org. and click on CAVA events (Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association) or call Sr. Elyse Ramirez at (312) 534-5240.
One-Day Pilgrimage: to Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio, Aug. 14, $75, depart and return to St. Eugene Church, 7958 W. Foster, call Chris at (312) 402-6448.
SUMMER CAMPS/BIBLE SCHOOLS
St. Florian: Vacation Bible school using Our Sunday Visitor's ‘Sky Totally Catholic’ program, June 30- Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to noon. Friday at 11 a.m. Call Peg after 2 p.m. (773) 646-4878.
St. Juliana: Vacation Bible school using Our Sunday Visitor's ‘Sky Totally Catholic’ program, July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon, 7200 N. Osceola. Children aged 4-9 welcome. Call Joyce at (773) 631-4127.
St. Philip the Apostle: Vacation Bible school ‘K4J: Win the World for Jesus,’ June 18-22, 9 a.m. to noon, 1962 Old Willow Road, Northfield. Pre-K through eighth grade, $45, limited space. Call (847) 446-8383.
Prince of Peace: Vacation Bible school, June 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon., 135 S. Milwaukee Ave., Lake Villa. Call Cindy at (847) 356-5850.
St. Bride: Camp Bride, July 2-27, 7811 S. Coles. For grammar school and high school students. Outdoor activities at Rainbow Beach, arts and crafts and field trips. Pancake Breakfast every Thursday, Friday barbecue. Call (773) 731-8822.
St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr: Summer school, Mondays and Wednesdays, June 11-Aug. 15, 3-6 p.m., 14416 S. McKinley Ave., Posen. Parent’s permission and copy of parent identification required. Call (708) 388-3542.
De La Salle Institute: Summer camps, 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Academic topics: aviation, band, creative art, creative writing, drama, history detectives, Mandarin Chinese, pre-algebra and science with an emphasis on paleontology. Sport topics: baseball, basketball, boxing, cheerleading, football, golf, soccer, speed/running, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. Visit www.dls.org/summer_camps.jsp.
St. Lawrence O’Toole: Totus Tuus, June 25-29, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4101 St. Lawrence Ave., Matteson. Children entering grades first through sixth. Call (708) 748-6090, Ext. 105.
St. Paul of the Cross: Vacation Bible school, June 25-29, 8:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 320 S. Washington St., Park Ridge. Grade levels for fall 2012, 4-year-old preschool through fourth grade. $30 for one child, $55 for two children, $80 for three or more. Materials and snacks are included. Call Anna Mae Parkhill or Jackie Lifton at (847) 692-2758.
St. Paul: Totus Tuus, July 23-27, 206 E. 25th St., Chicago Heights. Sponsored by youth group. Grades 1-6, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., grades 7-12, 7-9 p.m. Call (708) 754-3120.
St. Bernadette Catholic Academy: Six-week Summer Fun Camp for children ages 3-6, June 11-July 20, 9311 S. Francisco Ave. Outdoor activities, fine and gross motor skill activities, math and reading centers, enrichment games on the computers and iPads, arts and crafts, as well as on-site field trips. Half-day camp: 8-11 a.m. Full day: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Extended day will also be available before and after camp. Registration at www.sbschool. us. Call (708) 422-6429.
St. George Summer Camp: ‘Vatican Express,’ for grades 1-5, July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon, $25/child, skits, Bible stories, crafts, music, games, St. George Parish, 6707 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, call (708) 532-8234.
St. Rita High School Youth Camps: 20 camps for boys and girls 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.
Brother Rice High School Summer Camps: sports and/or academic, 10001 S. Pulaski, sign up at www.brotherrice.org.
St. Stephen Protomartyr: ‘Do you hear me now?’ dance, June 9, 1280 Prospect Ave., Des Plaines. Dancing, music and food. $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under. Hamburger or hot dog and drink included with ticket. Call (847) 824-2026.
St. John Bosco: Encuentro Salesiano, Aug. 17-19, 2250 N. McVicker Ave. Weekend of activities for teens and young adults, prayer, faith shar ing, spor ts, games and more. Call (773) 622- 4620.
St. Paul: Car wash to benefit youth group, July 21, 206 E. 25th St., Chicago Heights. Call (708) 754-3120.
St. Isaac Jogues: ‘The Song of Mark,’ June 24, 3 p.m., 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles. Written by Marty Haugen and performed by the music ministry, guest soloists, instrumentalists under direction of Lisa Hall. Free will offering to benefit Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. Call (847) 967-1060.
St. Denis: White Sox game, July 23, 8301 S. St. Louis Ave. For ticket and bus information, call (773) 434-3313.
St. Aloysius: Health fair, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-noon, Thiele Center, 1510 N. Claremont. Free exam-based health fair in par tnership with Catholic Charities, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, Loyola University and Josephinum Academy. Registration closes at 10:30 a.m. Call Sr. Juliana at (773) 278-4808.
St. Aloysius: Youthapalooza, June 3, 2300 W. LeMoyne. Benefit concert for youth ministry put on by the par ish youth band. Call Joshua at (773) 278-4808.
St. Philip the Apostle: ‘Summer with the Saints’ film series, Thursdays, 7 p.m., 1962 Old Willow Road, Nor thfield. June 7: ‘St, Philip Ner i’; June 14: ‘Vision: Hildegard Von Bingen’; June 21: ‘The Miracle of Emile Kapuan’ and ‘Blessed Dun Scotus’; June 28: ‘Hidden in Silence,’ and ‘Franz Jagerstatter.’ Free. Call (847) 446- 8383.
St. Gerald: Bingo, Fridays, doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., 9310 S. 55th Court, Oak Lawn. Bullseye, Starburst, Hotball, homemade food and free coffee. No stairs. Air-conditioned. Call Debbie at (708) 422-2194 or email email@example.com.
Free Concert and Fireworks: June 24, 7 p.m., New Odyssey Band and refreshment vendors, or bring your own, with chairs or blankets, concludes with patriotic finale and fireworks display at 9:45 p.m., St. Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., (773) 298- 3748.
‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’: July 26-28, St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, 1201 E. Anderson, Palatine, (847) 358- 6999.
Tyrone Pittman and the Chicago Black Catholics Choir: at the Chicago Gospel Music festival, June 23 at 1:30 p.m. at Ellis Park, 37th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, call (312) 882-5895 for information.