Around the Archdiocese
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SS. Peter and Paul Church: 100th anniversary Mass, July 7, (changed date), at 12433 S. Halsted, seeking former students and parishioners, call Susan at (773) 785-1200, Tuesdays-Fridays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to be on mailing list.
“Evening of Insight”: fundraiser showing importance of youth ministry, encouraging investment in it, May 17, 7-10 p.m., $10, raffles, a silent auction and witness talks, in parish gym, 3017 N. 77th Ave., Elmwood Park, (708) 453-2555.
Mount Assisi Academy and Alvernia Manor: hosts 18th annual “Golf on the Hill,” May 20, at Cog Hill Golf Course, 12294 Archer, Lemont, call Kim at (630) 257-7844.
Aid for Women: marking 35th anniversary May 23, 11 a.m. reception and luncheon with program, $75/person, at Skokie Country Club, 500 W. Washington, Glencoe, RSVP to Frances Jimenez at (312) 880-9280.
Little Sisters of the Poor: “Habits on the Green,” June 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Midlothian Country Club, 5000 W. 147th St., for more info, call (773) 935-9600.
Illinois Right to Life Committee: 45th anniversary, dinner June 19, 6 p.m., guest speaker Cardinal George, award presentation to Mary Anne Hackett, $65/person, $75/after May 31, cash bar, at The Carlisle, 435 E. Butterfield, Lombard, RSVP by June 1 to (312) 422-9300.
St. Bernardine Day Family Fest: May 19, 10:30 a.m. Mass, fest follows with food, games, live music, raffle, under the tent, St. Bernardine Parish, 7246 W. Harrison, Forest Park, (708) 366-0839.
International Taste of Our Lady, Mother of the Church: May 19, 1- 4 p.m., family fun, ethnic foods, entertainment, $20/adults, $10/ages 5-10, free/younger, Hays Center, 8747 W. Lawrence, (773) 625-3369.
Feast of St. Anthony: June 9, 9:30 a.m. rosary procession, 10:30 a.m. bilingual Mass, St. Anthony Parish Festival with food and enter tainment follows, at 11533 S. Prairie, (773) 468- 1200.
Holy Hours for Pope Francis: each with reflections and musical tribute by Irish tenor Mark Forrest: St. Gerald, May 19, 3 p.m., 9349 S. Central, Oak Lawn, (708) 422-0234; St. Germaine, May 21, 7 p.m., 4240 W. 98th St., Oak Lawn, (708) 636-5060; St. Thomas Moore, May 22, 7 p.m., 2825 W. 81st St., (773) 436-4444, free will offering.
Young Adult Mass: 7:15 p.m. on four th Sunday of month will have young adults involved in liturgy and in the congregation, beginning with rosary at 6:30 p.m.; May 26, Memorial Day Party following Young Adult Mass, at St. Mary of the Angels Church, 1850 N. Hermitage, email info@stmarysyoungadults. org.
St. Peregrine Mass and Blessing: in English, May 18, 11 a.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 W. Jackson, (773) 638-5800, ext. 19.
Pentecost Celebration: vigil, May 18, outdoor fire lit at 5 p.m. Mass, vigil continues to 6:30 a.m. May 19, indoor prayer and Eucharistic adoration, reconciliation available, or outdoors at fire pit for reflection and fellowship, with morning prayer at 6:45 a.m., St. Barbara Parish, 4008 Prairie, Brookfield, call Deacon Dave at (708) 485- 6614 for more info.
Council of Catholic Nurses: May 19 Mass, 9:30 a.m. marks Nurses Week at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State, luncheon follows at Burnham Park Yacht club, on Northerly Island, $25, at door, for nurses, family and friends, must RSVP by May 15 to Peg Olson, (773) 274-7534, or at email@example.com.
Choral Vespers: May 18, 5:15 p.m., sung by Monastery of the Holy Cross Schola-in-residence, directed by Kevin Allen, joining the monks with polyphonic musical settings of William Byrd and Palestrina, 3111 S. Aberdeen, (773) 927-5734.
Eucharistic Adoration: Wednesdays, after 7:30 a.m. Mass, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., with 8 a.m. rosary, 3 p.m. Divine Mercy chaplet, 8 p.m., youth holy hour, and first Wednesdays at 7 p.m. rosary for the unborn child, at St. Patrick’s “old” Church, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, for more info or to sign up as adorer or substitute, call Carla at (847) 471-0764.
Prayer/Study Group: meet on Tuesdays, 7:30-8:40 p.m., rosary, Divine Mercy chaplet, in Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 7271 W. Talcott, for more info, call Mario, at (773) 580-1356.
St. Isidore the Farmer Feast Day: ethnic feast, May 18, 3-7 p.m., at St. Isidore the Farmer Parish hall, 1811 W. Burr Oak, Blue Island, (708) 388-0807.
Our Lady of the Snows Parish: family-style banquet, June 3, 6:30 p.m., $21/person, bingo games, cash bar, at Skyview Restaurant, 6334 Ogden, (773) 582-2266.
Chicago Chorale: Pentecost concert, May 19, 3 p.m., “A Century of A Cappella Music,” at Monastery of the Holy Cross, 3111 S. Aberdeen, $30/reserved, $20/general, $15/student, (773) 306-6195.
Summer Music Series: May 19, 4 p.m., “Festival of Organ Music and Hymnody,” music director/organist James Grzadzinski, with colleagues Daniel Pollack of Sacred Heart in Lombard, Jolanta Ziemba of St. Turibius, and cantor Jonathan Mercado of St. John Berchmans; May 26 3:30 p.m., “American Songline Travelogue, A Celebration of Lincoln Highway’s 100th Anniversary,” with Cecelia Otto, singing show tunes to operettas, at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, free admission, (708) 974-3336, Ext. 245.
Chicago Choral Artists Concert: 30-voice ensemble performing works of Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc and other 20th century composers, May 19, 4 p.m., $20/adults, $15/seniors, $10/students, at door, reception follows, at Our Lady of Victory Parish, 5212 W. Agatite, (708) 848-1762.
Spring Concert: May 19, 7 p.m., from sacred music to chorus numbers like “Phantom of the Opera,” performed by Jubilation Ringers, Sanctuary Choir, Joyful Noise Children’s Choir, and Schola Cantorum, free, at St. Marcelline Church, 822 S. Springinsguth, Schaumburg, wine and hors d’oeuvre reception follows, (847) 524-4429.
Mark Forrest Concert: “A Musical Tribute to Pope Francis,” accompanied by pianist John Kaplan, May 26, 3 p.m., free will offering, St. Constance Church, 5843 W. Strong, (773) 545-8581.
Irish American Heritage Center: May tea features multimedia tribute performance by Marcia Whitney-Schenck, honoring St. Thérèse of Lisieux, May18, 11 a.m., $25/person, 4626 N. Knox, RSVP by May 15, at (773) 282- 7035, Ext. 10.
St. Hubert Job & Networking: May 25, 9 a.m.-noon, “Goal Planning Workshop,” at Church of the Holy Spirit, 1451 Bode, Schaumburg, call Bob at (847) 843-0020 days, for more info and other programs.
College Graduates Workshop: three-hour workshop for unemployed college grads, June 6, call Bob Podgorski of St. Hubert Job & Networking Ministry for more info, at (847) 843-0020. Email address for college students to ask career questions is ConnektLINK@gmail.com.
Andrew Radde-Gallwitz: “The Spirit’s Bond: Gregory of Nyssa on the Inseparable Trinity,” May 16, 4:30 p.m., Lumen Christi Institute, Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., register at (773) 955-5887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fr. Paul Macke SJ: on “Responding to Forgiveness: The Mercy of Sharing Christ’s Mission” May 19, noon-1:30 p.m., free, St. Catherine Laboure Parish, 3535 Thornwood, Glenview, (847) 998-4704.
Lumen Christi Institute: “Toward a Moral Economy: Globilization and the Developing World,” May 23, 4-6 p.m., panel includes Cardinal George and Cardinal Peter Turkson, at University of Chicago Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., register at lumenchristi. org.
Vocational Discernment Retreat: for women ages 18-30, May 31-June 2, at Daughters of St. Paul, 172 N. Michigan, contact Sr. Helena, at helraphaelsp@ aol.com or (617) 850-5584.
Joyful Again: workshop/ retreat for widowed men/ women, June 29-30, St. Julie Billiart Parish, 7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park, RSVP to (708) 354-7211.
Retreat for Veterans: June 14-16, for military men and women suffering from post-traumatic spiritual stress, and their significant others who made the previous retreat, hosted by Mayslake Ministries, $25/refunded after attendance, at Cardinal Stritch Retreat House in Mundelein, call (630) 268-9000 to register, or visit mayslakeministries.org and click on calendar.
Xavier University of Louisiana: Chicago alumni chapter will have a scholarship brunch cruise June 9, noon-3 p.m. on the Mystic Blue at Navy Pier, $75, or $85/after June 7, $40/children ages 2-10, call Kimberly at (708) 829-4888.
Sacred Heart High School: formerly at 18 S. Peoria, seeking alums for 60th anniversary on June 25, call Peggy Riordan Feltz, at (773) 586-3064.
Mercy High School Alumnae: all-class reunion, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m., Oak Lawn Hilton, 9300 S. Cicero, (773) 238-4887.
Cathedral High School: seeking members of class of ’63 for 50th reunion, Aug. 17, at the school, 750 N. Wabash, contact Janice Plucinski Mikol, at (773) 545-3034 or at Janmikol45@aol.com.
St. John Bosco Grammar School: seeking class of 1959, for proposed reunion, contact Patricia Rotchford at email@example.com.
Mother McAuley Alumnae: Nov. 2, 5:30 p.m. Mass, awards, DJ and dance, food, tours, $35 until Oct. 15, then $45, at 3737 W. 99th St., for more info, call (773) 881-6565.
Visitation Grammar School: seeking class of 1962 for proposed 50th reunion, contact Patricia Murphy Blevins at poohray @sbcglobal. net to be on mailing list.
St. Helen School (W. Augusta): seeking class of 1953 for 60th reunion, contact Ted Bontkowski at (847) 680-4740 or at tbondsr@tjproperties. com.
St. John of God Church and St. Peter Canisius Church: seeking former parishioners for conjoined reunion, to celebrate blending of artifacts from these churches to enhance St. Raphael the Archangel Church in Lake County, contact Barbara Balkonis Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail info to P.O. Box 8338, Northfield, IL 60093.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish: accessories sale, May 18, 9 a.m.-noon, casually worn, vintage and contemporary jewelry, scarves, purses, in Lafayette Building, 1776 Glenview Road, Glenview, (847) 729-1525.
Our Lady, Mother of the Church Parish: seeking vendors and crafters for flea market June 8, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., call Rom at (773) 625-3257.
St. Alphonsus Parish: donated items accepted June 1-6, sale is June 7, 4-8:30 p.m., $4 admission; June 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 9, noon-3 p.m., at 411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights, for more info, call Pat at (847) 368-8015.
Prince of Peace Parish: seeking donations of rummage prior to sale dates, June 6-7, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; June 8, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., volunteers can pick up large items, 135 S. Milwaukee, Lake Villa, (847) 356-6111.
Eucharistic Conference: May 31-June 2, speakers Deacon Alex Jones and Donna Jones, at Marytown, 1600 W. Park, Libertyville, for more info, call (847) 367-7800.
Witness and Prayer Vigil: June 1, 10 a.m.-noon, along public sidewalk, from 14470 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, join, even if only for part of the time, for more info, call Bill Beckman at Illinois Right to Life Committee, (312) 422-9300.
Revival Rally for Peace: June 8, 9 a.m.-noon, with Fr. Maurice J. Nutt, CSsR and Fr. Andrew C. Smith, Jr.; noon-1 p.m. Walk for Peace, and 1-5 p.m. Rally for Peace, at Holy Angels Church, 615 E. Oakwood, 615 E. Oakwood, (773) 624-5375.
Witness and Prayer Vigil: June 1, 10 a.m.-noon, along public sidewalk near Planned Parenthood from 14470 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, for more info, call Bill Beckman at (312) 422-9300.
Moving on with Grace Pilgrimage: spiritual journey for men and women grieving the death of a spouse, June 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 8:30 a.m. check-in and coffee, $25 fee appreciated by May 28, includes lunch, at Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1212 W Lexington, RSVP to (312) 421-3757
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.
Book Sale: May 18, 5-6:30 p.m., and May 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., hard and soft cover books, movies and CDs, in vestibule of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 3834 N. Spaulding, hosted by adult social group, (773) 478-1157.
“Consciousness Evolving in the Sacred Universe”: May 29, 9 a.m.-noon, with Sr. Pat Bergen, CSJ, $25, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, call (708) 482-5048 for more info.
“Awakening the Dreamer: Changing the Dream”: a symposium, June 1, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20, at The Well, 1515 W. Ogden, La Grange Park, call (708) 482- 5048 for more info.
“Art of Spiritual Direction”: summer intensive for spiritual directors, starts June 6, class limited to 25, at Claret Center, 5536 S. Everett, call Lupe at (773) 643- 6259 for more info.
St. Rita High School Summer Camps: sports, learning and recreation camps, for grade school and high school students, from golf and swimming, to algebra or the art of improv, 7740 S. Western, for more info and to register, visit stritahs. com/2013-summer-camps.
De La Salle Institute Summer Camps: for grade school students, include academic camps, from algebra to aviation, and spor ts camps from tennis to wrestling, at 3434 S. Michigan, get more info and register at www.dls.org/summer_ camps.jsp, or call Chuck Kuhn at (312) 842-7355 Ext. 150.
Open Auditions for Ecclesia Choir: Timothy Wood is accepting appointments for auditions for 2013-2014 season, fall concert will focus on masters of polyphony, planning Handel’s “Messiah” in spring, call (815) 806-0066.
The Women’s Center: needs volunteer certified sonographers, or nurses trained in limited ultrasound, for info call Kathleen at (708) 425-0707; volunteers also needed to help sort donations and assist clients in Chicago family resource room, Saturdays, noon-3 p.m., call Jackie at (773) 794-8807.
Legionaries of Christ Summer Camps: high school boys, June 17- 22; and June 24-29, for boys in grades 6-8, both camps at Oaklawn Academy, 432 Liguori Road, Edgerton, Wis., for more info and to register, contact Chris Fewkes, at (708) 754-5591.