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St. Francis Borgia 70th anniversary : Oct. 27; 8033 W. Addison St.; noon Mass, bilingual; 3 p.m. reception and dinner at Il Pescatore Banquets; for information, call 773-625-1118.


St. Patricia School Spirits of the Season : Nov. 2; 6:30 to 10 p.m.; 9000 S. 86th Ave., Hickory Hills; wine, craft beer, and sangria tastings, silent auction, and raffle; $50; $35/seniors; $25/designated drivers; food by Chuck’s BBQ; for information, call 708-598-8200 or visit
Mystical Rose Gala : Nov. 9, beginning with 4 p.m. reception, 5:30 p.m. dinner and entertainment; benefiting the Institute on Religious Life; at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, Vernon Hills; with emcee Drew Mariani of Relevant Radio; honoring the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius; $125; for more information, visit or call 847-573-8975.
Masquerade Gala : Nov. 10; 4 to 9 p.m.; benefits mission trip for youth at St.Katharine Drexel Parish; Tuscany Falls Banquet Facility; 9425 W. 191st. St.; Mokena; for information, email kianda_Boyd or call 773-734-1386.
Comboni Missionaries Annual Dinner Dance : Nov. 30; 6 p.m.; Manzo’s Banquets, 1571 Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines; $75/ticket includes cocktails, dinner, entertainment and dancing; cash raffle and silent auction; proceeds benefit the work of Comboni Missionaries locally and around the world; for more information or for tickets, call 708-354-1999 or email

Craft fairs

Immaculate Conception Mistletoe Market Craft Show : Nov. 3; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Free admission; Over 55 artisans featuring jewelry, holiday decorations and apparel; Reindeer Cafe will include breakfast and lunch bites, cookie walk with homemade holiday treats; Raffle for various prizes; For information, call Mary Ann Pedersen at 847-721-5494.
Our Lady of Ransom : Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Paluch Hall, 8300 Greenwood Ave., Niles; handmade holiday crafts, gift baskets, jewelry, dolls, doll clothes, raffles and baked goods; for information, contact the Ministry Center at 847-823-2550.
St. Catherine-St. Lucy Christmas Bazzar : Nov 18, noon to 6 p.m.; Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; St. Catherine-St. Lucy, 28 N. Austin, Oak Park; collectibles, crafts, toys and baked goods; art, glassware, jewelry, scrapbooking; Raffles and silent auction; Free admission; Most credit cards accepted; Handicapped accessible; For information, call 708-386-8077 or visit
Christ Our Savior Catholic School : Nov. 9; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 900 E. 154th St., South Holland; bake sale, concession stand, raffles; seeking crafters and vendors; no stairs; for an application and information, call 708-333-8173 or email
St. Peter’s Annual Gingerbread Craft Fair : Nov. 16-17; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; St. Peter Church, 27551 Volo Village Road, Volo; free admission; for information, email
St. Symphorosa Holiday Extravaganza : Nov. 24; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Sharp Center, 5940 W. 62nd St.; for information, call 773-767-1523.
St. Patricia : Nov. 24; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 9000 S. 86th Ave, Hickory Hills; bake sale, concessions, free admission; accepting applications for crafters and vendors; for information, call 708-598-8200 or email
St. Julian Eymard Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair : Dec. 7-8; 601 Biesterfield Road, Elk Grove Village; vendors and crafters wanted; for information, email


St. Paul of the Cross Candlelight Rosary : Oct. 29; 7:30 p.m.; Upper Church, St. Paul of the Cross, 320 S. Washington St., Park Ridge; sponsored by Respect Life Committee; for information, call 847-825-7605.
All Souls Remembrance Service and a Mass for the beatification of Venerable Maria Kaupas, foundress of the Sisters of St. Casimir : Nov. 2; 9:30 a.m.; St. Casimir Center chapel, 2601 W. Marquette Road; celebrant Fr. James Baraniak, O.Praem.; names of deceased will be read at 8:45 a.m.; submit names by Oct. 30, to attention of Daina Cyvas, 2601 W. Marquette Road, Chicago, IL 60629; light refreshments will follow; for information, call 773-349-8064.
Traditional Latin Mass for All the Faithful Departed : 7 p.m.; Nov. 6; Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1775 Grove St., Glenview; sponsored by young adult group Veritas Bonitas Pulchritas; confessions 6:30 p.m.; for information, email
St. Peter's in the Loop Veterans Day Mass : Nov. 11; 1:15 p.m.; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; Reception follows in auditorium; Hosted by the Notre Dame Club Veterans Initiative; For information, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit
Mass at Comboni Mission Center : Mondays at 5:30 p.m.; Comboni Mission Center Chapel; 1615 E. 31st St., LaGrange Park; ample on street parking; for information, call 708-354-1999.
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, call 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 or call 847-323-0914.
Eucharistic adoration : Monday through Saturday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Our Lady of Victory Church, 5212 W. Agatite; For additional, call 773-286-2950.
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 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
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
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; 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
Eucharistic Adoration : Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; St. Richard Church, 5030 S. Kostner Ave.; Divine Mercy prayed before benediction; for information, call 773-585-1221.


"Twelve Angry Jurors" : Oct. 18-19, 7 p.m.; Oct. 20, 1 p.m.; presented by Nazareth Academy, 1209 W. Ogden Ave., LaGrange Park; $15; make reservations by calling 708-387-8528 or emailing
"Treasures of St. James" concert and exhibit : Oct. 20; 1 p.m. concert; 1:45-4 p.m. art exhibit; St. James Church, 2912 S. Wabash; music and art by Dan Murphy and St. James artists; wine and cheese reception; $10/person; $5/students and children; tickets available in advance or at door; for information or to purchase tickets, visit
"Messenger of Peace" : 10 stories of lives that were radically changed by St. Francis of Assisi; Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Ascension Church 808 S. East Ave., Oak Park; Oct. 17, 7 p.m., University of St. Mary of the Lake, Cardinal Mundelein Auditorium, 1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein; Oct. 19, 8 p.m., Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell Ave.; tickets $25 at or cash at the door; for information, call 312-853-2374.
"Surrender the Night" teen concert at St. Colette : Oct. 20; 5:30 p.m. Mass; dinner and concert to follow by P.J. Anderson; St. Colette, 3900 Meadow Drive, Rolling Meadows; cohosted by Our Lady of the Wayside Parish; free; high schoolers and youth groups invited; for information, visit
St. Cletus film night: “Purgatory, The Forgotten Church” : Nov. 8; 7 p.m.; St. Cletus Parish Center, Gallagher Room, 600 W. 55th St. La Grange; for information, call Barb Pristo at 708-334-6103.
“Damien” play with Wayne Messmer: : Nov. 22, 7 p.m.; St. Hubert Church, 729 Grand Canyon St., Hoffman Estates; play based on life of St. Damien of Molokai; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Bishop Sheil Assembly #2330; proceeds benefit injured military; VIP tickets/$30; general admission/$20; to order or for information, visit
St. Edward's Marian Lessons and Carols : Dec. 8, 4 p.m.; St. Edward, 4350 W. Sunnyside; choir will present readings, prayers, anthems and hymns to Mary; free; all welcome; for information, call 773-545-6496.


Taste of St. Isaac Jogues : Oct. 19; beginning with feast day Mass at 5 p.m. celebrated by Bishop Mark Bartosic with Native American flute music by Bill Buchholtz; taste follows 6:15-7:45 p.m. in parish hall, 8101 W. Golf Road, Niles; food from 12 countries; face painting, split the Pot, entertainment and more; for information, call 847-966-1180 or email
St. Mary Star of the Sea Day of the Dead Festival and Dance : Oct. 19; family festival, 11 am.; Parish Center, 63rd and Knox; free entrance event includes Mexican dance troupes, entertainment for children; food; dance, 7 p.m. for 21 and older; food, drinks, costume contest; for information, call rectory at 773-767-6160.
St. Maria Goretti Fall Fest : Oct. 26; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; 10050 W. Ivanhoe, Schiller Park; free; petting zoo, activities and games for kids and adults, food for purchase; bonfire; 50/50 raffle; entertainment; for information, call 847-678-3997.


St. Barbara Thursday Bingo : 6:30 p.m., 2859 S. Throop St., call 312-835-5411 for details.
St. Zachary Bingo : Nov. 8 and every second Friday of each month; doors open at 5 p.m.; games start at 6 p.m.; St. Zachary Church, 567 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines; food and drinks available for purchase; for information, call the parish office at 847-956-7020.
St. Columba Bingo : Oct. 20; 2:30 p.m.; doors open at 2 p.m.; in St. Columba Social Center, 13323 Green Bay Ave.; no entry fee; straight “Split-The-Pot” Bingo format; 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.


Unabridged Catholicism : every Tuesday through Nov. 19; 12:10-1 p.m.; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St., presented by Fr. Derran Combs, OFM; free will offering; for information, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit
Credit Reports and Scores Financial Workshop : Oct. 24; noon-1 p.m.; presented by Wintrust Bank and St. Peter's Church; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; RSVP by Oct. 21 to Leno Mendoza at email; for details contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit
“Mary in Christianity and Islam; a Bridge or Barrier to Interfaith Dialogue” : Oct. 28; 7 p.m.; St. Xavier University McGuire Hall (Warde Academic Center), 3700 W 103rd St.; presented by Rita George-Tvrtković and Azam Nizamuddin; free-will donation; for information, call Joan at 773-450-2441 or email
Sister Helen Prejean : Oct. 30; 7 p.m.; The Well Spirituality Center, 1515 W. Ogden Ave., LaGrange Park; talk on her new book "River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey"; book signing and reception follows; $25, for information and to register, visit or call 708-482-5048.
“The Church as Constituted by the Eucharist” : Nov. 3; noon-1:30 p.m.; St. Catherine Laboure, 3535 Thornwood, Glenview; with Fr. Nicholas Kostyk, associate pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glenview; free-will offering; refreshment buffet; for information, call 847-826-4704.
“Living a Good Life – Preparing for a Good Death” : Nov. 3; 9:45 a.m.; Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii; 1224 W. Lexington St.; for information, call 312-421-3757 or visit
Book Study - Augustus Tolton: The Church is the True Liberator : Nov. 6, 13, 20; 12:10-1 p.m.; facilitated by Fr. Derran Combs, OFM; special presentation by author Joyce Duriga on Nov. 14, 12:10-1 pm; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; book purchase and assigned reading each week; free will offering; for information, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit
Moments in Black Catholic History : Nov. 12, The Slavery Years; Nov. 19, Emancipation; 12:10-1 p.m.; presented by Fr. Derran Combs OFM,; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; free will offering; for information, contact Jo Ann Bednar at 312-853-2376 or visit
"Gates of Heaven: Five Historic Chicago Churches" : Nov. 14; 10 a.m.; St. Cajetan Church, 2445 W. 112th St.; for information, call 773-474-7800 or email


St. Pius V Un Nuevo Amanecer : Oct. 19, 6 p.m.; tickets/$55 per person, includes reception, dinner and music along with cash bar and raffles; for information, call 312-226-6161 or visit
Resurrection Medical Center Auxiliary Annual Luncheon : Oct. 27; noon; Fountain Blue Banquets; 2300 Mannheim Road, Des Plaines; includes entertainment and raffles; $50/person; for information, call 773-792-5110.
St. Edmund Harvest Tea : Nov. 16; noon to 3 p.m.; 188 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park; music, raffles, light lunch and speaker; $25; for information, call 708-848-4417.


Divorce healing : Sundays beginning Oct. 6; St. Mary of the Lake Parish, 4200 N. Sheridan Road; 9:15-10:15 a.m.; in Haggerty Center; facilitator Dr. Milt Kobus; for information, call 773-525-8069 or email
“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


Northwest Families March for Life : Oct. 19; 1 p.m.; beginning at St. Therese Parish gym, 455 N. Benton, Palatine; speakers then 1/2-mile walk to rally at plaza; refreshments follow at gym; for information, contact Laura Vandercar at 847-651-4877 or
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; 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.


Men's retreat : Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; "Why (and How) to Be Catholic in Today's World"; hosted by Knights of Columbus Maria Council 4836 at Our Lady of Hope Parish, 9711 W. Devon Ave., Rosemont; speakes include Fr. Britto Berchmans, Fr. Wojciech Oleksy and Fr. Derek Ho; $25 requested donations; coffee and pastries and lunch included; to register, email
St. Alphonsus Men's Retreat : Nov. 2; 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Parish Festival Hall, 1429 W. Wellington Ave.; led by St. Alphonsus pastor Fr. Steven Bauer; $25/person which includes speaker fees, lunch, refreshments and materials; ends with 5:30 p.m. Mass where families are welcome; for information or to register, visit


St. Luke's Homecoming weekend : Oct. 19-20; St. Luke Church, 7600 W. Lake St., River Forest; former parishioners, school alumni and all others invited to see newly renovated church; Masses 5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday; celebration Masses followed by receptions at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday; for information, visit or call 708-435-8912.
Academy of Our Lady/Longwood High School : Oct. 19; 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Hilton Oak Lawn Hotel; graduates of years ending in 4 and 9 highlighted; tickets, $55/$60 after Oct. 14; visit to former campus at 10:30 a.m., Oct. 19; for information, call 773-445-2300 or visit
Alvernia Alumnae Association annual fall gathering : Nov. 10; Our Lady, Mother of the Church, 8701 W. Lawrence Ave.; 3 p.m. memorial Mass; light refreshments follow; alumnae, former faculty, family and friends welcome; for information, contact Eileen Lowery at 773-882-1637 or
Our Lady of the Snows All-School Reunion : April 18, 2020; 3 p.m. school open house; 5 p.m. Mass; 7 p.m. dinner dance; Mayfield Banquet Hall, 6072 S. Archer; for information, call Maria (Cooky) Perez-Eraci at 708-370-3674.

Spiritual Growth

Blessing of expectant parents : After weekend Masses in October; 5 p.m. Saturdays; 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon Sundays; at St. Hilary Parish, 5601 N. California Ave.; call 773-561-3473 or visit for details.
"Walking With Purpose" : Tuesday mornings; 9-10:30 a.m.; St. Alphonsus Church, 1429 W. Wellington; for women of all ages; child care available; for information, email or visit
Mass of Celebration of Youth : Oct.18; 5-9 p.m.; Annunciata Parish, 11128 S. Avenue G; Mass, sacrament of reconciliation, social hour with snacks and refreshments; for information, visit
Masses for the Beatification of Venerable Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik: Foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago : Oct. 19; 9 a.m.; Our Lady of Victory Motherhouse chapel, 11400 Theresa Drive, Lemont; Oct. 19; 5 p.m.; St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 1351 W. Evergreen; for information, call 630-243-3600.
“Rejoice and Be Glad: Holiness for Our Time” : Oct. 19; 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Morton Arboretum, 4100 IL Route 53, Lisle; sponsored by St. Josemaria Institute; speaker Michael O’Neill from Relevant Radio and EWTN; $60, includes lunch, parking and admission to the arboretum; for information or to register, visit or call 630-541-9742.
"Hands-ON and Hearts-IN" : Oct. 21-24; for women who are discerning a call to consecrated life through hands-on service to the needy throughout northern Mississippi; a collaborative effort between the Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association members and Sacred Heart Southern Missions; hosted by the Sisters of the Living Word in Holly Springs, Mississippi; for information, contact Sister Sharon Glumb, SLW, at or 847-577-5972, ext. 233.
Young Women and the Word : Oct. 23; 7-9 p.m.; St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.; an evening of Scripture, prayer and refreshments for women ages 18-50; free parking; for information or to RSVP, call 773-338-7063, visit or email
Annual Lost Child Pilgrimage : For men and women who have lost a child; Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii; 1224 W. Lexington St.; $25/person includes lunch; for information and registration, call 312-421-3757 or visit
St. Anselm/St. Elizabeth Multi-Cultural Mass Celebration : Oct. 27; 10:30 a.m.; St. Elizabeth Church, 50 East 41st St.; for information, call call 773-268-1518 or email
Anointing Mass : Nov. 13; 1:15 p.m.; St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; for information, call 312-372-5111 or visit
Mass of Hope, Healing and Remembrance : Nov. 15; 7 p.m.; St. Joseph’s Church, 17951 Dixie Highway, Homewood; for all who have lost a child through miscarriage, premature birth, stillbirth, abortion, accident, illness, suicide or other circumstances; for information, call the parish at 708-798-0622.
Cenacle's First Friday series for women : Dec. 6; 10 a.m. to noon; Cenacle, 513 W. Fullerton Ave.; “Is God a Someone or Something to Me?”; women of all ages welcome; $30 offering includes conference, Mass and lunch; for information, call 773-528-6300 or visit


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
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
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
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 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.
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