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Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30-8:30 pm The Benedictine Sisters invite you to a Taize Lenten Prayer Service. We will sing with accompaniment by live musicians, listen to scripture and a reflection, take time for payer and light candles. This quiet, contemplative time can be a meaningful addition to your Lenten observance. St. Scholastica Monastery is located at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, 60645, near public transportation. Please register by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Hear God’s voice in your life. Find your center. On Wednesday, March 11th, join women, ages 18-50, for an evening of scripture, prayer and refreshments. Explore the bible through Lectio Divina, a Benedictine prayer tradition, and discover God’s guidance for your life. The group will meet at St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago. For information and to RSVP: or call 773-338-7063. Catholic Sisters Week is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8-14. Created to honor women religious, it is a series of events that instruct, enlighten and bring greater focus to the lives of these…
Plastic eggs will be made available in the Gathering Space of the church starting next weekend, February 29/March 1. These eggs will be used for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 12th, after the 10:30 am Mass. Parishioners are again invited to take as many eggs as you would like and fill them with any combination of the following: candy/chocolate coins small toys small religious mementos. Please return filed eggs no later than the weekend of March 28/29.
LENTEN PILGRIMAGE TO 7 CHURCHESWEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020 The bus will leave from SMM at 9:00 am and return by 2:15 pm. Here is a tentative schedule of churches that will be visited this year: 8:00 Mass and Perpetual Help Novena at SMM 9:00 Board the bus 9:15 Queen of All Saints Basilica 10:00 St. Peter’s in Skokie 11:00 St. Martha and Shrine of All Saints in Morton Grove 11:45 Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glenview 12:30 Sts. Faith, Hope and Charity in Wilmette 1:15 St. Joseph in Wilmette 2:15 Return to SMM for late lunch in the Activity…
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Reclaiming the Sense of Balance in our lives. Sunday, February 23rd 3 to 4:30 pm In our intensively active, highly mobile and socially interconnected society, we seem to have lost the simple pleasure of pausing. For all who feel overworked and overwhelmed, there are ways to pause periodically and still be productive. Looking to ancient contemplative practices and some modern-day ones, we will explore how to slow down, seek balance and allow our souls to catch up with the rest of our lives. Judith Valente, who is an award-winning author, print & broadcast journalist a former religion correspondent for PBS-TV,…
St. Henry, St. Margaret Mary, and St. Timothy will unite to form a new parish, effective July 1, 2020. Blessed Stepinac Croatian Catholic Mission will continue as a Croatian Mission. The new parish and the Croatian Mission will share use of and responsibility for Angel Guardian Church. St. Margaret Mary will be designated the new parish’s parish church, where the business office and records are kept. Please see below attachment for more details
Saturday, March 21, 2020SMM Activity Center8:00 am until 2:00 pm Exercise your Lenten charity by helping this event that will provide free basic haircuts for the poor and homeless in our area. A haircut is a simple luxury that some may not even be able to afford and most of us take for granted. Please help by doing one or more of the following: Volunteering as a barber or haircutter (if you have that skill) or recruit someone you know. Volunteering in some other capacity during the event. Donating gently used clothing. Donating small travel sized toiletries. Making a monetary…
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