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.
Birthing God, Franciscan and Dominican Insights on Creation and the Incarnation
How do we bring forth Christ in our world today?
How is God’s solidarity with all of creation expressed through Sts. Francis, Dominic, and the mystical insights of Bonaventure and Meister Eckhart?
A morning retreat on how our image of God affects how we live and relate to others as we prepare a place for the Lord this Advent.
Br. MJ Groark, Capuchin Franciscan friar of the Province of St. Joseph, entered the order in 2008 and made his perpetual vows in 2014. Serving in numerous capacities within the order, he has ministered in Milwaukee, Detroit, on Native American reservations in Montana and is currently stationed on Chicago’s Southside. A graduate of St. Xavier University he has degrees in philosophy and anthropology. Br. MJ is currently in the Master of Divinity program at Catholic Theological Union preparing for the priesthood.
Br. Nicholas Reynolds, O.P. is a Dominican friar and member of the Province of St. Martin de Porres. He holds a BS degree in Physics from Furman University and is currently a 5th year student studying theology and philosophy at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. Bro. Nicholas enjoys topics on spirituality and likes to take walks for contemplation. He is a lover of food and cultural cuisines.
Silence or Small Group Reflection
Examination of Conscience
Reconciliation Service with individual confession
3 Easy Ways to Register:
$25 Paid Registration is due by Wednesday, December 6.
Sunday, December 10, 2017 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (at both the 8:30 am and 11:00 am masses)
Drop off food pantry items for Holy Family Church food pantry prior to both Sunday masses. Thank you!
GROCERY SHOPPING LIST
Low sugar & regular cereal
Low salt & regular canned vegetables
Crackers (Saltines, wheat, etc.)
Canned tomato paste
Macaroni & Cheese,
Boxed instant potatoes,
Canned Chicken, Turkey, Tuna, Ham
Juice (small cans or individual boxes)
Hard candy (sugar free & regular)
Oatmeal – instant and regular
Chunky or Creamy peanut butter
Pudding, Jello, Apple Sauce, or Fruit Cocktail
Snack Foods: crackers, cookies, trail mix, chips, nuts, or granola bars
There are times that the Food Pantry does not have enough to last the month.
Thank You for supporting our monthly Food Drive for Feeding God’s Holy Family.
THANK YOU FOR SHARING FROM YOUR THOUGHTFUL ABUNDANCE!