Around the Archdiocese

Around the Archdiocese is a free listing for Catholic events in the Archdiocese.
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Chicago, IL 60611
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Parenting 4 Non-Violence 10th anniversary celebration and fundraiser : June 11, 1-4 p.m.; at St. Ignatius High School; $75; benefits parenting education and family life skills workshops; to register, donate or find more information, visit
Habits on the Green golf outing : June 12, at Midlothian Country Club, 5000 West 147th St., Midlothian; hosted by the Little Sisters of the Poor; to register, donate, or learn more, visit or call 773-935-9600.
Knights Fore! Charity : June 24; golf outing hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 4698 at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park; $165 for individual golfer includes golf and dinner; for information, email [email protected] or visit


Blessing for expectant mothers and those hoping to conceive : May 28, noon; hosted by St. Paul VI Parish at the Mother of Mothers Shrine, at the Mater Christi Church worship site, 2401 S. 10th Ave., North Riverside.
Ecumenical Pentecost Taizé prayer service : May 30, 7 p.m.; Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9701 S. Brandt Ave., Oak Lawn; co-sponsored by St. Catherine of Alexandria; special collection of socks, underwear, coats, non-perishable food for refugees.
Feast of the Visitation rosary and reflection : May 31, 6:30 p.m; hosted by Our Lady of Mount Carmel Altar & Rosary with pastor Fr. Leandro Fossá, CS; in all languages of the parish; in the newly renovated church, 1101 N. 23rd Ave., Melrose Park; refreshments follow; participants invited to bring a sweet treat to share; reservations required; to reserve a seat, call the church office at 708-344-4140, Linda Basili at 312-315-9554, or any Altar & Rosary member to reserve a seat.
Taizé prayer : June 14, 7 p.m.; St, James Parish, 21 E. 29th St.; free and open to all.
Footprints in the Sand Mass : July 9, 8 a.m.; hosted by Transfiguration Parish at Phil's Beach, 328 N. Main St., Wauconda; former pastor Fr. Bill Zavaski presiding; bring a beach chair.
Mass on the Grass : Aug. 6, 11 a.m.; Transfiguration Parish celebrates its feast day with Mass at the Wauconda Park District Gazebo, 600 N. Main St., Wauconda; fellowship follows; bring a chair and salad or dessert to share; no Masses in the church at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. that day.
St. Anthony devotions : Tuesdays after the 7:30 a.m., 11:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Masses at St. Peter's Church, 110 W. Madison St.; all invited to participate; for information, call 312-372-5111 or visit
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament : Fridays, 2-4:15 p.m. in St. Peter's Church,110 W. Madison St.; all invited to participate; for information, call 312-372-5111 or visit
Requiem Mass and devotions for poor souls in purgatory : 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; hosted by the St. Odilo Purgatorial Society at the National Shrine of the Poor Souls, St. Odilo Church, 2244 East Ave., Berwyn.
Pro-life Mass : First Saturday of the month, 8 a.m.; followed by praying the pro-life rosary; at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3745 S. Paulina St.
Eucharistic adoration : Every day, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; St. Francis Borgia Parish Prince of Peace Chapel; 8033 W. Addison St.
Holy hour of healing : First Saturday of the month, 6 p.m.; led by Deacon Mike Ciciura at St. Alexander Parish, 7025 W. 126th St., Palos Heights; for those suffering from physical, spiritual or psychological illness; includes adoration, Benediction and individual prayers of healing; for details, call 708-448-4861 or email [email protected].
Communal First Saturday devotion : First Saturday of every month at St. Zachary Parish, 567 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines; 8:15 a.m. Fatima prayers; 9 a.m. Mass followed by 15-minute meditation; call 847-956-7020 for details.
Taizé prayer : Second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m., streaming on or in person at Holy Cross Church, 724 Elder Lane, Deerfield.
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, for information.
Eucharistic adoration and young adult fellowship : Wednesday evenings; adoration at 8 p.m. at Marytown, 1600 W. Park Ave., Libertyville; young adults gather afterward at Culver's, 803 E. Park Ave.


St. Catherine of Alexandria carnival : June 7-11; 10621 S. Kedvale Ave., Oak Lawn; entertainment, games, food, beer garden; $30 all-you-can-ride bracelets; for information call or visit; complete schedule on St. Catherine of Alexandria Carnival Facebook page, including June 8 Diverse Needs Night , 4-6 p.m., registrants will receive wristbands for themselves and one free-of-charge buddy rider, pre-register on the Facebook page.
Taste of Christ Our Savior Parish : June 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gym, 880 E. 154th St., South Holland; international food festival includes various ethnic dishes prepared by parishioners; food coupons $1.


St. Francis Borgia monthly bingo : Third Saturday of every month (except May 2023), including Sept. 17; doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo starts 6:30 p.m.; $25 for 10 regular bingos and two specials; food and raffles available; in the St. Francis Borgia Stokes Center, 8025 W. Addison St.; for information, call the school office at 773-589-1000.


Seven Shakespeare comedies : Mondays, June 5 through July 31, 6-8 p.m.; St. Gregory the Great Gym Building, 1609 W. Gregory St.; led by St. Gregory's Hall scholar-in-residence Fr. Bob Sprott, OFM; plays covered include "The Taming of the Shrew," "Love's Labor's Lost," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Much Ado About Nothing," "As You Like It," "Measure For Measure" and "The Tempest"; learn more at or contact Mark Franzen at [email protected] or 773-561-3546 with questions.


To Be Joyful Again : First and third Thursdays of each month; 7 p.m.; non-denominational support group for widows, widowers or anyone else who has lost a significant other meets at Holy Family Parish, 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness; all welcome; contact Peggy Emerson at 224-595-3613 or Bob Boho at 847-438-2884 for more information.
St. Constance/St. Robert Bellarmine Young at Heart Senior Group : Second Monday of the month; doors open at 11:30 a.m., meetings usually go to 3 p.m.; spiritual and social club for seniors 60 and older; Borowczyk Hall, ground floor, 5843 W. Ainslie St.; dues $10 per year; meetings end with bingo; COVID-19 protocols including masks required; for information, call 847-258-4428.


9th Annual Knights Challenge 5K Run/Walk/Kids Dash : June 3, 8:30 a.m.; hosted by Mary’s Millennium Knights of Columbus Council 12801 & Ladies Auxiliary at St. John the Evangelist Parish; 502 S. Park Blvd., Streamwood; proceeds support Hanover Township Food Pantry; individual participants $30, members of a participating family or students $20, Kids Dash participants $7; use Promo Code “ARCH” through May 15th for 10% discount; to register or for information, visit
Summer Safety Town Hall : June 10, noon to 2 p.m.; hosted by St. Josephine Bakhita Parish at Our Lady of Peace Church, 79th Street and Jeffrey Avenue; invitees include church leaders, political leaders, police and community organizations; for information, call 773-363-1700 or email [email protected].
Quo Vadis Days : July 30-Aug. 2; camp for young men ages 13-18 offered by the vocations offices of the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Diocese of Joliet and seminarians from Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake; $50; July 28 registration deadline; visit
Run with the Nuns 5K : Oct. 1, 9 a.m.; on the Mount Assisi Campus in Lemont; walkers and runners welcome; early bird pricing before July 1; $40 adults, $20 children 12 and under who walk or run with an adult; for details, visit
Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites : For confirmed, practicing Catholics 18 and older who want to deepen their relationship with Jesus and feel called to a life of prayer as a lay person in the world; to learn more, contact Margaret at 773-505-5793 or [email protected].
Brother Jacoba Community of Secular Franciscans : Third Saturday of every month; 2 p.m. in the lower level of St. Peter's in the Loop, 110 W. Madison St.; refreshments, fellowship, prayer and study of the Catholic faith from a Franciscan perspective; for information, email [email protected] or visit


"Come Rest, Remember the Treasure" : National Association of Catholic Chaplains retreat June 1-3 at the University of St. Mary of the Lake Conference Center; features plenary address by Auxiliary Bishop Mark Bartosic, musical guest ValLimar Jansen; daily Eucharist; individual and small-group time; use promo code "FRIEND" to take $100 off the non-member registration rate; to learn more or register, visit
Joyful Again! : June 23-24; retreat and workshop for widowed men and women; at St. Julie Billiart Parish, Tinley Park; no overnight available; for further information, call 708-354-7211 or e-mail [email protected].
“Give Thanks in All Circumstances” retreat for women impacted by incarceration : July 7-9, ecumenical retreat for women who have or have had loved ones in prison or jail; free; preregistration required by June 15; at the Carmelite Spiritual Center, 8419 Bailey Road, Darien; presented by Kairos Prison Ministry International; to register or for more information, email [email protected] or call or text 224-578-2360.

Rummage sales

Our Lady of the Lakes Parish rummage sale : June 22 and 23, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; June 24 bag sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Bede School, Route 59 and Wilson Road, Ingleside.
St. John of the Cross Parish Women’s Club garage sale : June 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., half-price sale 3-5 p.m. at St. John of the Cross Parish School, 5005 Wolf Road, Western Springs.
Santa Maria del Popolo rummage sale : July 15, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; July 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; early bird entry July 15, 7:30 a.m. for $5 for first 30 people; many items $1; July 16, half-price for all items that fit in a bag except boutique items; 151 N. Lincoln Ave., Mundelein; bring this notice or download online ad for $1 off.

Spiritual Growth

Praise the Father Prayer Breakfast : June 17, 9 a.m. to noon; presented by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center for Chicago at St. Margaret of Scotland Church at Sts. Martha, Mary and Lazarus Parish, 9830 S. Throop St.; with Fr. Donald Eruaga, praise and worship leader Mark Nimo and country singer Annie Vander; registration required; free-will offering; for details, contact Russ Klimowski at 708-204-2640.
Bread of Life teen event : June 24, 5:30 p.m., at Carmel Catholic High School, One Carmel Parkway, Mundelein; designed to give young people ages 13-18 an encounter with Jesus Christ in the Eucharist with evangelization and catechesis, Mass and eucharistic adoration; for information, visit
Christian meditation : Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; facilitated online with Cenacle Sr. Anelie Arao, practicing the meditation form taught by Christian meditation pioneer Fr. John Main; free; to register, visit
Around the Archdiocese is a free listing for Catholic events in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  • Include time, date, place, address and contact phone number (with area code).
  • 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

[email protected]