Parish and Community Events

Monday, October 30th, 7 pm St. Gregory the Great 5535 N. Paulina Chicago The hope is that this Mass will provide prayerful remembrance and support to parents who have lost a child for any reason, before or after birth. Light refreshments will be served following the Mass.
Now there’s lots of media attention on all the violence taking place in Chicago. People are enraged about the number of shootings in Chicago that only seems to be increasing year after year. In 2016 alone, there were a little over 4000 shootings and 762 of those shootings ended up being homicides. These killings are indeed a terrible travesty and this horrific violence has attracted national and worldwide attention, and rightly so. Yet if you think about it, we have almost that same number of abortions taking place in a day (3,600) in the United States, and it doesn’t seem…
REGISTRATION By October 6th $65.00 After October 6th $75.00 Online Registration: www.givecentral.org/location/397/event/13027 Mail Registration:Catholic CharismaticRenewal Center for Chicago816 Marengo AvenueForest Park, IL., 60130Checks payable to CCRCC SCHEDULE Registration: 5:00 pmFriday: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pmSaturday: 9:00 am - 10:30 pmSunday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Hotel Reservation:847-934-4900 Code: CCRRooms: $82.00 Includes complimentary hot breakfast PLEASE NOTE…Non-perishable food items will be collected at the Conference for Catholic Charities’ Food Pantry to commemorate Catholic Charities’ 100th Anniversary of serving the poor.
Looking to join a team of fellow pro-lifers to help save moms and babies from abortion? We are looking for a new volunteer on Monday afternoon as a lobby receptionist. We are also looking for volunteers to sort donated items and assist clients in our Family Resource Room. And, we always need bi-lingual volunteers who are conversational in Spanish to help in special areas. Male volunteers are needed to assist transporting baby furniture donations. For more information about these volunteer roles, call 773-794-1313. We need 6 infant car seat /carriers, also 5 large car seats for 20 to 40 lb.…
Volunteer Opportunities The Holy Spirit Life Learning Center (HSLLC) is in need of one volunteer to teach English as a Second Language (certificate not required) in the evenings. The schedule for the ESL class is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. The HSLLC is also in need of volunteers for our after school Homework Help program. The program takes place Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. For more information about these volunteer opportunities, please call Sr. Angelica at 773-764-3000 or send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Basic Computer Class The HSLLC offers a basic computer skills class…
The changing seasons from summer to fall is a great time to begin serious projects. And so, why not consider doing some serious reflection on the Bible? Last spring, our scripture study program explored the Book of Revelation. Our program this fall will examine two Pauline epistles. The title of our text is Colossians/Philemon: New Life in Christ. The purpose of the Epistles to the Colossians was to bolster the faith of the community and to correct errors of the church in Colossae. St. Paul in prison had heard about the difficulties in this young gentile faith community and hoped…
...that you want to discuss with Jesus? Or just talk with Him, one on one? Then why not come to Eucharistic Adoration at SMM on Fridays, anytime after the 8:45am Mass until Benediction at 7pm. The Sacrament will be exposed on the main altar. Make a commitment of 1 hour (or less if need be) each Friday. The Lord will bless you, console you and strengthen you Sign up so we an ensure that 2 people will be present at all times. Call or email Ralph Bellendir at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 773-761-1765.
SMM RELIGIOUS ED PROGRAM 2017-2018 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The Program welcomes students in Grades 1 through 10 who attend public or non-Catholic private schools. Classes meet on Saturday from 9:00 to 10:30 am in the school building. The first class will meet on September 16, 2017 and the last on May 13, 2018. Registration ends September 9, 2017. Late registrations will not be accepted, so please register early. Forms and information can be found in the Church, requested at the Parish Office Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, or downloaded from the Parish website Completed forms and…

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