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April 28th - Sunday after Easter 2:00 PM—3:00 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation 2:30 PM—3:30 PM Exposition of the Blessed SacramentStations of the CrossDivine Mercy Chaplet Fellowship and Hospitality follows in the rectory basement. Mankind will not have peace until it turns with trust to My Mercy-The Divine Mercy
HOLY THURSDAY 8:00 am Morning Prayer 7:30 pm Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper GOOD FRIDAY 8:00 am Morning Prayer 3:00 pm Stations of the Cross 7:30 pm Passion of our Lord HOLY SATURDAY 8:00 am Morning Prayer 8:00 pm Easter Vigil EASTER SUNDAY 8:00 am Salubong 8:30 am Mass 10:30 am Mass
The Spring Scripture Program will begin on April 23rd, the Tuesday after Easter. Our text will be Genesis 12-23: Abraham and Sarah’s Journey. We will follow the story of Abraham and Sarah, the first couple whose lives are recounted in the Old Testament. This ancient couple can be considered our grandparents in our Faith. We who are followers of Abraham and Sarah’s descendant, JESUS, can regard them as our ancestors. The Catholic Catechism calls Abraham “the father of all believers.” We will also study how the stories of this ancient couple and their families evolved from oral histories into written…
Plastic Easter Eggs are available for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday after the 10:30 am Mass. Parishioners are invited to take home as many packages as you would like, fill the eggs with coins, religious mementos, or candy. The filled eggs need to be returned to the parish by Palm Sunday, April 14th. For any parishioner living within a 1/2 mile radius from the church (preferably within the area of Howard to the north, Greenleaf to the south, Damen to the east and Campbell to the west), we can use volunteers to have your homes designated as…
AN EXPLANATION OF THE SYMBOLS In order to understand the symbols in the newly renovated floor of our parish church, we must look at it as a whole. If we stand just inside the main doors of the church looking in, we will see how everything is connected to one another and leads our attention to the altar upon which the Eucharist is celebrated. Upon entering the church, the first thing we will come to is the baptismal font. This particular baptismal font has been a part of the parish for many years. It stands at the center of the…
...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.
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. Please enter the middle door, school side. (Become a regular, Mila Cobarrubias at 773-814-4282 or Judith Seruelo at 773-764-0247). 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:…
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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