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Benefits

Golf on the Hill : May 21, Cog Hill Golf Club, 12294 Archer Ave., Lemont; benefits the School Sisters of St. Francis of Christ the King; includes the famous "Beat the Nun" contest; a full day of golf and dinner $175, dinner only $50; visit golfonthehill.org for details.
Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants Spring Speaker Series Luncheon : June 13, noon to 1:30 p.m., with speaker Sr. Simone Campbell, SS; at Old St. Pat's Parish, 700 W. Adams St.; tickets start at $100; available at www.icdichicago.org or by calling Kathy Murtha 773-779-6011 ext. 3846.
Paul Bauer Memorial Golf Outing : July 12, 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. tee-off; hosted by Knights of Columbus St. Michael the Archangel Police Council 12173 at Gleaneagles Country Club, Lemont; golf and dinner $130, dinner only $150; to register visit www.knights12173 .com; for more information email golf@ knights12173.com.

Craft fairs

Holiday Faire : July 21, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and July 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; on the grounds of St. James Sag Bridge Church, 106000 S. Archer Ave.; crafts, gifts, one-of-a-kind items; table rental begins at $60, applications and payment due by June 29; for details, visit www.facebook.com/SaintJamesAtSagBridge/.

Devotions

First Saturday Devotions : June 2, begins with 8:30 a.m. Mass, which includes anointing of the sick, followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, first Saturday devotional prayers to Our Lady of Fatima, rosary, Benediction, confessions, and Divine Mercy Chaplet, at St. Jane de Chantal Church, 5252 S. Austin Ave.
Celebration of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi : June 3, 11 a.m.; Corpus Christi Mass, outdoor eucharistic procession to follow; at St. Peter Damian Parish, 131 S. Crest Avenue, Bartlett; for details call 630-837-5411.
La Festa della Repubblica Italiana : June 3, at 11 a.m. Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St.; call Carl Wachsmann at 312-421-3757 for details.
Bilingual healing Mass : June 5, 7 p.m., with the blessing of the relic of St. Peregrine, patron of those with cancer and serious illness; hosted by St. Francis de Sales, Annunciata, St. Kevin and St. George parishes; at St. Francis de Sales Church, 10201 Ewing Ave.; for information, call 773-721-2563.
A Night to Remember : June 15, 7 p.m., bilingual prayer service hosted by the bereavement ministries of St. Kevin, St. George, and St. Florian parishes to remember deceased loved ones; at St. Kevin Church, 10509 Torrence Ave.; for information, call St. Kevin’s rectory at 773-721-2563.
Purgatorial Society : June 16, begins with 8:30 a.m. Mass, followed by St. Bernadette rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet for the poor souls in purgatory; at St. Jane de Chantal Parish, 5252 S. Austin Ave.
Vocations Mass : June 23, 8:30 a.m., followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and prayer devotions at St. Jane de Chantal Church, 5252 S. Austin Ave.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Blessing : June 30, 4 p.m., blessing of the shrine and placing of the plaque on the Cerrito of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 8235 S. South Shore Drive; call 773-734-4921 for details.
Blessing with Franciscan relics : first Friday of each month following 8 a.m. Spanish Mass and first Sunday of each month following 9:30 a.m. English Mass and 11:30 a.m. Spanish Mass; includes relics of Bl. Fr. Solanus Casey OFM Capuchin; at St. Clare of Montefalco Church, 5443 S Washtenaw Ave.; call 773-436-4422 for details.
Healing Mass : every last Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 8235 S. South Shore Drive; call 773-734-4921 for details.
Teen Mass and ministry : Second Sunday every month, Teen Mass at 5 p.m. in the church followed by pizza and fun until 8 p.m. in the Donald Ahearn Center at St. Juliana Parish, 7201 N. Oketo Ave.; for information please visit stjuliana.org/events/item/334-youth or call 773-631-4127.
First Friday adoration : All-night adoration from Friday 8:30 a.m. the first Friday of the month to Saturday 8 a.m. at St. Theresa, adoration others Fridays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 455 N. Benton St., Palatine, 847-323-0914.
Eucharistic adoration : First Saturday of each month, following 8 a.m. Mass, with rosary, confessions, and Benediction; St. Luke Church, 7600 W. Lake St., River Forest, 708-771-8250.
Latin Mass at St. Odilo : Sundays at 9:30 a.m., 2244 East Avenue, Berwyn; music for June 3 includes Gounod's Missa Brevis; Ave Verum, Mozart; Panis Angelicus, Franck; Holy God We Praise Thy Name.
First Friday eucharistic adoration : Immaculate Conception Church, 7211 W. Talcott, starting with Mass at 5:30 p.m. and continuing with exposition until 7:30 p.m. and Benediction.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament : Mondays, noon-8 p.m. with Benediction at 7:45 p.m. in St. Eugene Church, 7958 W. Foster Ave., 773-775-2832.
First Friday Adoration : 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Martha, 8523 Georgiana Ave., Morton Grove, 3-4 p.m. Divine Mercy Holy Hour and Rosary for Life, 847-965-0261.
Eucharistic Adoration : first Fridays, 7 p.m. to midnight, at St. James Parish Hall (behind school), 2912 S. Wabash Ave.; contact Peter at pwawire@stjameswabash.org.
St. Michael League Masses : for first responders including law enforcement and military, May 16 and third Tuesdays of the month at 6 p.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Church, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave., Evergreen Park; May 28 and fourth Sundays of the month at 10 a.m. at Monastery of the Holy Cross, 3111 S. Aberdeen St., refreshments follow.
Tridentine Mass : Sundays at noon at St. Thomas More Church, 8100 S. California Ave.; call 773-436-4444.
Honoring St. John Paul II : every first Sunday of the month after 9 a.m. English Mass and 11 a.m. Polish Mass at Five Holy Martyrs Parish, 4327 S. Richmond St.; special prayers and veneration of St. John Paul II’s relic, cake and coffee social in the Bishop Abramowicz Parish Hall; for more information, please call 773-254-3636.
Eucharistic Adoration : Thursdays, following 8 a.m. Mass until 6:45 p.m., St. Ferdinand Church, 5900 W. Barry Ave., 773-622-5900.
Eucharistic Adoration : weekdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Pauline Books and Media Chapel, 172 N. Michigan Ave., 312-346-4902.
Filipino Bilingual Mass : celebrated in Tagalog and English, on first and third Sundays of each month at 5 p.m., St. Mary of Celle Church, 1428 S. Wesley Ave., Berwyn, 708-788-0876.
St. Albert the Great Parish : eucharistic adoration, daily, 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., in Sacred Heart Chapel, 8000 S. Linder, Ave., Burbank, 708-423-0321.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament : Mondays, noon-8 p.m. with Benediction at 7:45 p.m. in St. Eugene Church, 7958 W. Foster Ave., 773-775-2832.
First Friday Adoration : 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Martha, 8523 Georgiana Ave., Morton Grove, 3-4 p.m. Divine Mercy Holy Hour and Rosary for Life, 847-965-0261.
Holy Hour for Vocations : Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows, 4812 S. Leamington Ave., Thursdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. at St. Jane de Chantal, 53rd Street and McVicker Ave.
St. Peregrine Healing Mass : second Saturday of the month in Spanish, third Saturday of the month in English, 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 W. Jackson Blvd.; call 773-638-5800 ext. 19 or email tarnietta@yahoo.com.

Entertainment

The Chicago Chorale : June 10, 3 p.m., at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 1010 W. Webster Ave.; performing “The Sealed Angel,” Rodian Shchedrin’s masterpiece for a cappella chorus and oboe; Bruce Tammen, artistic director; reserved seating $35; general seating $25; for tickets, call 773-306-6195 or visit chicagochorale.org.

Festivals

Friday Fiesta : May 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. in Hayes Center, at Our Lady, Mother of the Church Parish, 8700 W. Leland Ave.; entertainment by Cielito Lindo, a modern mariachi band formed by the Lucero family; adults $25 ($30 at door), children 12 and under free; includes fajitas, mini tacos, rice, beans, salad and dessert; cash bar; for information contact 773-625-3369.
Day of the Child-Dia del Niño : June 17, Mass at 11 a.m. followed by festivities to celebrate the child in your life from noon to 7 p.m. in the church parking lot at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 8235 S. South Shore Drive; call 773-734-4921 for details.
SJC Family Fest 2018 : June 21-24, hosted by St. John of the Cross Parish, 50th Street and Wolf Road, Western Springs; carnival rides, food, music; for information, visit www.sjcfest.com or call 708-246-4404.
St. Michael Community Carnival-Carnaval San Miguel : Sept. 7,8 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the church parking lot at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 8235 S. South Shore Drive; call 773-734-4921 for details. .

Games

St. Barbara Thursday Bingo : 6:30 p.m., 2859 S. Throop St., call 312-835-5411 for details.
St. Gerald’s Bingo : 7 p.m. Friday nights, doors open at 4:30 pm.; Dou­ble Q, Hot Ball, Count Out, Bull’s Eye, Green Coverall, pull tabs, good food and free coffee; weekly raffle drawings, quarterly loyalty drawings; 93rd Street and Central Avenue, Oak Lawn; call 708-422-2194.
Tuesday Night Bingo : games at 7 p.m., in St. Christina School Hall, 11005 S. Homan Ave., 773-779-7181.

Lectures

“Out of the Lab and Into the Chapel: The Gift of Science to Faith” : May 22, 6:30 p.m.; Fr. John Kartje, rector/president of Mundelein Seminary/University of St. Mary of the Lake; at Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago; free; hosted by the Holy Name Cathedral Faith Formation Commission; register for Boost Your Beliefs-Evenings of Evangelization at veryrevkartje.eventbrite.com.
Catholic Church, Science and Political Power: The Inquisition and the Censorship of Science in Early Modern Portugal : May 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.. talk by Francisco Malta Romeiras, in De Paul University Arts and Letters Hall, 2315 N. Kenmore, Room 103; email bwashin1@depaul.eduwith questions.
Summer Mini-Courses : three-week courses offered by the Siena Center of Dominican University; June 5, 12 and 19, 2-3:30 p.m., "Hamlet's Education," taught by Yates Haffner; June 13, 20 and 27, 2-3:30 p.m., "The Prophets: Bearers of God's Message," taught by Pauline Viviano; July 11, 18 and 25, 2-3:30 p.m., "Biblical Themes in Laudato Si'," taught by Dianne Bergant; all courses $50; to register, visit events.dom.edu/siena-center/courses-and-events or call 708-488-5000.

Meetings

"Beyond Belief" : faith-sharing group for those who have questions or are looking to learn more about the Catholic faith; future topics include: May 22, what is a saint?; meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the Annunciata Church rectory, 11128 Avenue G; contact Jim at 773-592-4186.
Secular Franciscan Fraternity : Forming at St. Ita Church, 5500 N. Broadway; anyone interested in the lay order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi for people living in the world can call Fr. Bob at 773-561-5343.
Lay Dominican chapter : St. Pius V bilingual lay Dominican chapter looking for members who want to learn and live the pillars of prayer, ministry, study and community; meets last Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at St. Pius V School, 1919 S. Ashland Ave.; for information, text Carmen Maria at 773-745-0854 or call Fr. Santiago at 312-226-6161.
“To Be Joyful Again” : nondenom­inational support group for widows, widowers or anyone else who has lost a significant other, meets every first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, 2515 Pala­tine Road, Inverness, contact Elaine at 847-705-9886 for more information.
Widows and widowers : third Satur­day of the month, 2-5:30 p.m., looking for new members for Naim chapter, organization of widowed men and women who meet for friendship and support; at St. Vincent Ferrer Church Cabrini room, 1530 Jackson Ave., River Forest; for information, contact Virginia Mersch at 708-685-5042 or Gerry Liss at 773-685-5042 or geraldineliss48@gmail.com.

Potpourri

St. Vincent de Paul/Resurrection Church : needs men’s clothing, jeans, hiking boots, belts, sleeping bags, jackets, hand tools, 3043 N. Francisco Ave., call Mrs. Moore for pick-up, at 773-478-9705.
Summer athletic camps : for girls entering grades 4-12 at Resurrection College Prep, 7500 W. Talcott Ave.; registration and details are available for camps for the following sports: basketball, lacrosse, running, soccer, softball and volleyball; information and registration available at www.reshs.org/res-news---events-pages-141.php?id=1207.

Retreats

Men's retreat : May 19, starting with coffee at Our Lady of Hope Church, 9711 W. Devon Ave., Rosemont; speakers are Fr. Britto Berchmans and Deacon Jim Ernst; $25 registration includes lunch; for details, call Jim Gonzalez of Knights of Columbus Maria Council 4836 at 847-698-4459.
2018 Weekend of Reflection Radical Faith: Hope for an Inclusive Church : Oct. 26-28 at Cenacle Retreat & Conference Center, 513 W. Fullerton Parkway; for more information and to register, please visit www.fortunatefamilies.com.

Reunions

St. Laurence High School Class of 1968 50th Class Reunion : Sept. 21-23; Sept. 21 dinner, football game, $20; Sept. 22: reunion dinner/open bar at European Chalet on Archer and Harlem avenues, $50; Sept. 23: Mass at St. Laurence, brunch and tour, $10; spouses and significant others welcome; to RSVP, or for more information, please visit www.stlaurence.com/alumni or on Facebook, "St. Laurence High School Class of 1968.”
St. Bartholomew School Class of 1968 : seeking members for 50th reunion Oct. 12, 6-11 p.m., at Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge; send check by March 15 for $75 per person made payable to: St Bart’s ‘68 Reunion, c/o Kathy Green-Seiwert, 6571 N. Avondale, Chicago, IL 60631.

Rummage sales

St. Linus Treasure Sale : May 17-18, 5:30-9 p.m.; May 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., drop off donations May 12-16 in the St. Linus Gym, 10300 S. Lawlwe Ave., Oak Lawn; for information or drop-off hours, or to volunteer, call Amanda Morell at 708-739-1909.
St. Dismas Parish Rummage and Bake Sale : May 17-18, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; May 19, 9 a.m. to noon; 2600 Sunset Ave., Waukegan; no strollers on May 17; clothes, toys, household items, electronics, books, shoes, gently worn women's clothing section, home-baked goodies; refreshments available; for details, call Linda at 847-336-2923.
St. Cecilia Parish Rummage Sale : June 22, 6-8 p.m. pre-sale, $3; June 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., bag sale starts at 2 p.m.; donations needed; drop off items that are clean and in working condition June 18-21, noon to 7 p.m. at the parish, 700 S. Meier Road, Mount Prospect; call 847-434-6133 for information.
Rummage and Bake Sale : July 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., hosted by the St. Constance Woman’s Club, 5843 W. Strong Street, in Borowczyk Hall, 5856 W. Ainslie St.; vendors can rent space, tables and chairs for $25; early reservations suggested; all reservations are due by June 14; to get details and register, contact Roberta at 321-444-2278 or email roberta5829@hotmail.com.

Spiritual Growth

Encounter the Life and Power of the Holy Spirit : May 26, 9 a.m. to noon, with Deacon Keith Strohm in St. Patrick's Main Church, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth; to register, email lisa.filip@yahoo.com.
“Moving On With Grace”: A Spiritual Journey for Men and Women Grieving the Death of a Spouse : June 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St.; $25 paid registration includes lunch, due by May 30; contact Carl Wachsmann at 312-421-3757 or visit ourladyofpompeii.org.

Volunteers

Little Sisters of the Poor : Seeking volunteers for a variety of needs, seven days a week, at St. Mary’s Home, 2325 N. Lakewood Ave., one block west of DePaul University; for information, contact the volunteer coordinator at 773-935-9600, ext. 221 or email volchicago@littlesistersofthepoor.org.
Women’s Center : Main office at 5116 N. Cicero Avenue, is looking for volunteers to answer phones and other tasks, call Terry Jones at 773-794-4771 or email tjones@gotwc.org.
Providence Soup Kitchen : hours available Monday-Friday, 9:15 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., underneath St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Noble Street and Evergreen Avenue, contact Sr. Florine Licavoli at 773-558-9258.
Chicago Shares : Chicago-area non-profit with ties to several faith communities helping homeless/needy with a voucher program, looking for volunteers to help with publicity, espe­cially social media; for information visit www.chicago-shares.org or contact Ron Polaniecki at chicagoshares@gmail.com, or 312-573-4494.
Parenting for Non-Violence : Organization formed to stop inner city violence before it starts by providing parents with understanding of child development and with evidence-based parenting skills; board is currently in need of a volunteer to maintain website and develop social media as well as a corresponding secretary; other opportunities are available for interested parties; contact tgill@parening4nonviolence.org or 708-321-0311 for information.
Around the Archdiocese is a free listing for Catholic events in the Archdiocese.
  • Include time, date, place, address and contact phone number (with area code).
  • Column space will determine what can be included.
  • Information will be listed at least one issue before the date of the event and information must be received at least two weeks before publication of that issue.
Mail your notice to:
Around the Archdiocese
Chicago Catholic
835 North Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
fax 312.534.7330

editorial@chicagocatholic.com

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