The oldest continuing Italian American Church in the City of Chicago, located on the west side in the heart of historic “Little Italy”. We are a Catholic community, with Christ as our foundation, that welcomes all like family, that proudly celebrates its heritage and tradition.  Here the restless seeking of the soul finds a safe place to explore its sacred journey.

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Easter Decorations – Thank You to our Volunteers
1 May 2019

A big ‘Thank you’ to the volunteers that decorated the church for our Easter liturgies.  Bellissimo e grazie.

Colleen Grant

Margerita Guillen

Jenny Fitzpatrick

Pete Cesaroni

Bob Provenzano

Andrew Lisowski

Sam Rizzo

Chris Butz

Mario Leggero

Colin Collette

Kathy Murr

John Walsh

Paul Marnell

Catherina & Anna Novotny

Debbie Madda

Jim Parenti

Gina Battaglia

Charlie & Nancy Cunov

Jan Gemino

Nella Davy

Easter Triduum and Easter Sunday Photos
23 April 2019

Christ is risen! Indeed, He is risen! Alleluia!

Below are a few photos from the Easter Triduum, and Easter Sunday.

Holy Thursday Relics

Good Friday Veneration of the Cross

Easter Vigil – Outside with the Fire 

Easter Vigil – Inside with Paschal Candle

Easter Sunday Flowers below Our Lady of Pompeii


2019 Festa della Repubblica
26 April 2018

Festa della Repubblica Italiana!

Sunday, June 2 at the 11 a.m. Mass

Join us with family and friends!  You are invited to also bring your club, organization and association banners and flags for the Mass and Procession.  

Chicago’s Only Traditional Procession through the Streets of Little Italy 

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Throughout the day, be sure to enjoy the classic Italian auto display.

For details, call Carlo: 708.217.1004


“Shrine homilies speak to me, shrine liturgies touch my heart, the Shrine brings me closer to God.  My only response is to be generous in my giving”.