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Anniversaries

St. Aloysius Parish 135th Anniversary Benefit Dinner-Dance : June 22,6 p.m.; in the St. Aloysius Monsignor Thiele Center, 1510 N. Claremont Ave.; tables of 10 and individual tickets available; $135 per person dinner; cash bar; for information, visit staloysiusparish.org; or call 773-278-4808.
St. Martha/Shrine of All Saints 100th Anniversary Gala : July 26, appetizers at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.; at White Eagle Restaurant, 6839 Milwaukee Ave., Niles; beverages, live entertainment and a DJ included; $75/adults through May 31, $85 thereafter; For tickets and information, call the rectory at 847-965-2535.

Devotions

Memorial Day Mass : May 27, 10 a.m.; Divine Mercy Parish, Winnetka, will hold Mass Sacred Heart Church, 1077 Tower Road, Winnetka; because it is unable to have Mass at Sacred Heart Cemetery this year because of nearby construction.
Mass for the beatification of Venerable Maria Kaupas : June 1, 9:30 a.m., St. Casimir Center Chapel, 2601 W. Marquette Road; light refreshments follow; for information, call 773-776-1324.
Sunday rosary/early Mass : 5:30 a.m. rosary, 6 a.m. Mass Sundays at St. Barbara Church, 2859 S. Throop St.; for details contact Jim Bertucci at 312-835-5411.
Daily eucharistic adoration : Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Our Lady of Victory Church, 5212 W. Agatite Ave.; for information, cal 773-286-2950.
First Friday All-Night Eucharistic Adoration : First Friday of every month, 8:30 a.m. through Saturday 7:45 a.m. (prior to 8 a.m. Mass); St Theresa Day Chapel, 455 N. Benton St., Palatine; for info email pierre.zermatten@kofc.org or call 847-323-0914.
Taize prayer : second Thursday of each month through June; 7:30 p.m., St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler Ave., Oak Lawn.
First Friday devotions to the Sacred Heart: : first Friday of each month, 11:30 a.m. Mass followed by eucharistic adoration; second Thursday of the month 10 a.m. Mass followed by eucharistic adoration at Our Lady Of Fatima Chapel, 3051 N. Christiana Ave.; call 708-489-6055 for information.
First Saturday of the month Mass and pro-life rosary: : Each First Saturday of the month, 7:30 a.m. Mass followed by the pro-life rosary at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 3745 S. Paulina St.; for information, contact the parish office at 773-523-3917.
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.
Preghiera a Padre Pio : Every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.; St. Padre Pio prayer group at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish and Shrine, 1101 N. 23rd Ave. Melrose Park; for information, call the rectory at 708-344-4140.
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.
Mother Teresa Sundays at St. Bride Church : Third Sunday of each month at St. Bride Parish, 7801 S. Coles Ave.; veneration of a first-class relic of St. Theresa of Kolkata and prayers for vocations at the conclusion of Mass; visit st-bride.org.
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 Sept. 23 includes: Palestrina Missa Brevis, Rossini, Veni Jesu Amor Mi (Cherubini), Ave Verum (Gounod); Sept. 30: Palestrina Missa Brevis, Rossini, Adoramus Te Christe (Dubois); Oct. 7: Palestrina Missa Aeterna Christi Munera, Rossini, Ave Maria (Arcadelt); Hail Holy Queen; Oct. 14: Palestrina Missa Aeterna Christi Munera, Rossini, O Sacrum Convivium (Perosi), Ave Maria (Elgar), Immaculate Mary.
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, 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, 10:30 a.m. Polish Mass and 12:15 p.m. Spanish 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.
Taize prayer : second Thursday of each month through June; 7:30 p.m., St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler Ave., Oak Lawn.

Entertainment

Music at Midday: Concerts to Celebrate the Easter Season : Our Lady of Hope Parish, 9711 W. Devon Ave., Rosemont; May 22: Jeremy Kiolbassa, organ; Amanda Fenton, violin and Alan Hommerding, organ and piano; June 5: Tony Jurich; June 12: Cantors of OLH; call 847-825-4673 for details.
Holy Happy Hour : May 20, 5:15-8:15 p.m.; at Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W. 17th St.; $10 includes pizza, access to a cash bar, and live music by Fr. Connor Danstrom, director and chaplain of the St. John Paul II Newman Center at University of Illinois at Chicago, and Br. Joe Babcock; net proceeds go to support the St. John Paul II Newman Center; 21 and over.
Musica Lumina Orchestra and Niles Metropolitan Chorus : June 2, 3 p.m., Beethoven's "Ode to Joy"; in St. John Brebeuf Church, 8307 N. Harlem Avenue, Niles; email newmru@hotmail.com or call 702-806-8421 for details.
Chicago Chorale : June 9, 3 p.m., with David Jonies, concert organist at Holy Name Cathedral, performing Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem,” and other works, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 5467 S. Woodlawn Ave., advance tickets $35/reserved, $25/general, $15/students with ID; additional $5 at door; call 773-306-6195 or visit chicagochorale.org.

Festivals

Taste of Jude : June 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; ethnic dishes prepared by St. Jude the Apostle parishioners; in the gym, 900 E. 154th St., South Holland.
Nativity of Our Lord Parish 150th Anniversary Family BBQ Picnic : June 8; Mass 4 p.m,.; fun for kids adults 5-8 p.m.;.at church, 653 W. 37th St.; rain or shine; adults, $6, children, $4; burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda and water; donation bar in basement for adults; music and games; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 14172; for information, call 773-927-6263.
Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart “Jo Jamboree!” : June 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; at the school, 1510 N. Oakley Blvd.; free; softball, basketball, volleyball and soccer clinics, games, cooking demos, fitness classes, nutrition workshops, wellness checks and D.J.; picnic style refreshments available for purchase; WNBA All-Star and Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings will conduct a free basketball clinic for children ages 9-14 from 10 a.m. to noon; online pre-registration required for clinic; for information, visit josephinum.org or call school at 773-292-3964, ext. 248.
St. Benedict Fest : July 13, 2-11 p.m.; food and fun; St. Benedict Parish, 2339 York St., Blue Island; to become a vendor or a sponsor, visit stbenbi.org; for more information, call 708-385-2016 or email info@stbenbi.org.

Games

St. Barbara Thursday Bingo : 6:30 p.m., 2859 S. Throop St., call 312-835-5411 for details.
St. Zachary Bingo : May 3 and 31; 6-9 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.; at St. Zachary Parish, 567 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines; refreshments available; for more information, call 847-956-7020 or visit saintzachary.org.
St. Columba Bingo : May 19, 2:30 p.m. (doors open 2 p.m.); in the Social Center, 13323 Green Bay Ave.; no entry fee; cards purchased before every game; concessions available; for information, call 773-646-2660.
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.

Lectures

Book Study: "New Vision of Family Life: A Reflection on Amoris Laetitia" by Louis Cameli : May 14, 15, 22, 29; 12:10-1 p.m.; presentation by Fr. Cameli May 14: discussion facilitated by Fr. Derran Combs, OFM; at St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St., free-will offering; for details, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit stpetersloop.org.

Meetings

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. in the St. Martin de Porres meeting rooms at St. Pius V, 1919 S. Ashland Ave.; for information, call 773-745-0854 or 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 Pat at 847-217-4624 or Bob at 847-438-288 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 708-639-4674 or Gerry Liss at 773-685-5042 or geraldineliss48@gmail.com.

Pilgrimages

Hope for the Broken : May 31, 7 p.m. procession to pray for peace with "Our Lady of the Broken"; procession will be led by radio personality Kevin Matthews, who will tell teh story of how finding the broken statue of Mary changed his life; hosted by St. Cantius Parish, Chicago Police Chaplains Ministry, World Apostolate of Fatima, among others; participants will walk from St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St., along Chicago Avenue to the historic Water Tower on Michigan Avenue.
Tolton Tour – Chicago Pilgrimage Saturday : July 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., pilgrimage will stop at sites in and around the city of Chicago that highlight the life of Father Augustus Tolton; will include Tolton Ambassadors from around the country who will be visiting; begins at the Cardinal Meyer Center, 3525 S. Lake Park Ave.; to register, end name, contact phone number, and email address via U.S. mail to: Tolton Tour – Chicago, Cardinal Meyer Center, 3525 S.Lake Park Ave.; Chicago, IL 60653; $99 donation requested per person: make checks payable to the Archdiocese of Chicago; checks and registration information must be received by July 2; for information, call 312-534-8376.

Potpourri

St. Kateri's Closet : donate First Communion dresses and suits for families to borrow and return at no cost to them; Communion attire can be sent to St, Hugh Parish, Lyons, or schedule a pickup by calling Amanda at 708-826-0405 or for more information call 708-447-3108; if you need a First Communion dress or suit, call Amanda at the above numbers.
“Together We Stand Against Domestic Violence” : June 15, 9 a.m.-noon, at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, 9047 S. Harper (Parking lot located at 91st and Stony Island); sponsored by Catholic Charities Holbrook Counseling and Domestic Violence Services, Black Catholic Women Say No to Domestic Violence and Archdiocese of Chicago Domestic Violence Outreach; for information call, Deborah Hammond at 312-948-6529 or Bernita Johnson at 773-846-5964.
Run with the Nuns : Oct. 20, 9 a.m.; 5K run/walk on teh grounds of Mount Assisi in Lemont; $40, $35 before May 31, $20 children 12 and under running with an adult; visit runwiththenuns.org for details.
Scholarship available : The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women offers a $1,000 per year scholarship renewable for four years to a young Catholic woman, currently a high school senior; rules/criteria and application are available for download at www.accwchicago.org/scholarship; deadline for submission is March 20; call the ACCW office at 312-534-8330 with questions.
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.

Retreats

Reunions

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Class of 1969 : Seeking classmates for 50th reunion June 8, 6-10 p.m. at 115 Bournon Street in Merrionette Park; contact Kathy Bennett Gutierrez at kstchristina@aol.com or Kevin O'Connor at stnickssixty9@gmail.com for details.

Rummage sales

Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (St. Bede Church site) : June 20 -21, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; June 22, bag sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; in St. Bede School, 36399 N. Wilson Road, Ingleside; for information, contact St. Bede Rectory at 847-587-2251.

Spiritual Growth

Evenings of discernment : Every third Saturday, 7-9 p.m., for women ages 18-50; evening of prayer, discussion, and refreshments; facilitated by Sr. Belinda Monahan at St. Scholastica Monastery 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.; for information, visit http://osbchicago.org/programs or RSVP to Sr. Belinda at 773-338-7063 or bmonahan@osbchicago.org.
“Moving On With Grace”: A Spiritual Journey for Men and Women Grieving the Death of a Spouse : June 1. June 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 8:30 a.m. check-in, coffee; $25 registration due May 29; includes lunch; contact Carl Wachsmann at 312-421-3757, ext. 315, or visit ourladyofpompeii.org for details.
Repair My House - Mind, Body and Soul Skills for Life : June 3, 10 and 17 and July 1; 12:10-1 p.m.; presented by psychologist Jerry Hiller, and licensed counselor Marilyn Rochon; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St., free-will offering; for details, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit www.stpetersloop.org.
Parish Pentecost Mission: Aflame with the Holy Spirit : June 10-12, 7 p.m. each evening; with speaker Fr. Jeffrey Grob; at St. Margaret Mary Church, 2324 W. Chase Ave.

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-based non-profit provides food and personal items to the city's homeless and needy through a unique voucher program; seeking volunteers to help with publicity, especially social media; for information visit chicagoshares.org.
Parenting for Non-Violence : Organization formed to stop inner-city violence before it starts by providing parents with evidence-based parenting skills; currently in need of these volunteers: photo journalist, program development, grant writers and editors, and researchers for the Parent Resource Committee; for more information, contact tgill@parenting4noniolence.org or 708-321-0311.
Northside Latin Progress : needs volunteers for a variety of tasks to assist immigrant men with wage theft, medical and immigration advice, as well as providing clothing and other supplies; call Mrs. G. Moore at 312-343-0844.
Around the Archdiocese is a free listing for Catholic events in the Archdiocese.
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  • 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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