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Journaling As A Spiritual Practice:A Journal Writing Workshop When/Where: Monday, September 18, 6-8pm in McCarthy Hall, SMM Convent. Cost: $39/person, a portion of which will be donated to St. Margaret Mary Parish. To Register: Maximum registration is 12 people. Please contact Carol LaChapelle at 773-981-2282 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign-up. Keeping a spiritual journal has been practiced for centuries by men and women of all faith traditions. Private, personal writing encourages us to explore our authentic thoughts and feelings, especially those that express our encounters with the Divine in our day-to-day lives In this workshop we’ll do several journal writing exercises…
October 14, 2017St. Margaret Mary Parish and The St. Sebastian Players invite you to a Solve-It-Yourself Mystery by Jim Masini. The play is a mystery; the dinner is not. It will be delicious! Seating is limited to 100, so reserve early. Call Laura Scheidt 847-73-4636. Tickets are $40.00 per person.
St. Margaret MarySt. Vincent DePaul Conference BUNDLE SUNDAY September 17th - 9 am to 3 pm Clean out your garage, the basement, and closets. Pack up anything you are tired of dusting...lamps, nicknacks, etc. and bring them to us. We would love to help you get rid of things and it will help us help others in need. We will be located on the black top across from the Activity Center… Jarvis and Claremont. They cannot handle electronics, entertainment centers, exercise equipment or baby furniture. Please bring clothes on hangers or in plastic bags.
The tragic violence in the Middle East and the highly restrictive policies imposed on Palestinians has created severe economic instability for Palestinian Christians who live in the area of Bethlehem, a name which means “House of Bread.” In the neighboring village of Beit-Shour, from where the shepherds most likely came to be the first people to worship the Christ Child, Palestinian Christian families have carved exquisite olive wood religious works for generations. Mr. Rafat Hilal is part of a group of Palestinian Christians traveling around our country selling these superb carvings. The revenue generated helps to restore justice to an…
...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…
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Every Wednesday at 8:00 AM Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Every Friday following 8:45 am Mass until 7:00 pm. Mass at 7:00 pm on First Fridays; Vespers and Benediction at 7:00 pm on all other Fridays Heart of the Spirit Prayer Meeting Every Friday at 7:30 pm in Rectory Hall Devotion to the Sacred Heard of Jesus Every 1st Friday of the month beginning with Mass at 7:00 pm. Fellowship follows after Mass. Contact person: Terry Luciano, 773-677-347 Fatima Rosary First Saturday of the month immediately following 4 pm Mass
Come join the fun! Boys aged 11 and up are welcome to join Troop 923. We meet every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9pm in the Rectory Hall. Contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by voicemail at 312-772-4923.

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