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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Upcoming Events

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October Fest @ Newman Center @ Newman Center
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
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Saturday Morning Mass
Oct 21 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Care for Our Common Home @ Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
(re) Encounter Young Adult Faith Night, Sponsored by Archdiocese of Chicago @ UIC Pavillion
Oct 21 @ 11:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 12:00 am

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Lost Child Pilgrimage
15 August 2017

Please click here for complete program information and registration.

Are you, or someone you love, grieving the death of a child?  The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii invites Men and Women to join us for this very special day of reflection, healing and hope.

We welcome you or someone you know in the peace of Christ Jesus.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. * 8:30 a.m. Check-In, Coffee

17th Annual Lost Child Pilgrimage

Explore the Sacred Journey of Loss, Healing and Hope

Feast of St. Jude Thaddeus

Patron Saint of Hope and Impossible Causes

Speaker:  Rev. Richard N. Fragomeni, Ph.D.

Shrine Auxiliary “Stuff the Shelter” – Winter Edition
28 September 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017, before and after the 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. masses

The Shrine Auxiliary will be hosting another “Stuff the Shelter” drive for a domestic abuse shelter.

Requested items are: 

* Gift Cards from Aldi’s, Jewel, Food for Less, Target and Kohl’s

Women and Children’s New or Gently Used: Winter Coats * Hats * Scarves * Gloves * Sweaters * Socks * Boots * Earmuffs

Thank you for your generosity!

Space constraints do not allow for bigger items to be accepted.

Volunteers will be in the church hall to accept donated items.

Thank you in advance for your participation

 

Veteran’s Day Mass
1 October 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017, mass at 11:00 a.m.

Please join us as we honor and celebrate our Veterans.

17th Annual Mary and Christmas
2 October 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017, buffet at 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., concert 7:45 p,m. to 9:00 p.m.

IN OUR 17TH YEAR, THE SONIC SPLENDOR OF THE ANNUAL MARY & CHRISTMAS CONCERT WILL RESONATE THROUGHOUT THE ACOUSTICAL JEWEL THAT IS THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII AS WE WELCOME BACK THE INCOMPARABLE WILLIAM FERRIS CHORALE, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MAESTRO PAUL FRENCH, IN A PROGRAM OF FAMILIAR AND GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS FAVORITES. JOINING IN THE MUSICAL BANQUET WILL BE A CHILDREN’S CHOIR, HARP VIRTUOSO, KERYN WOUDEN, THE INCOMPARABLE SOPRANOS JOSIE FALBO AND CAROL LOVERDE, BARITONE ANTHONY RAGO AND OUR BELOVED RECTOR, REV. RICHARD FRAGOMENI, ACCOMPANIED BY A CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. JOIN US FOR WHAT PROMISES TO BE AN EXUBERANT AND HEARTWARMING EVENING OF HOLIDAY MUSIC MAKING.

Pre-Concert Buffet prepared by Piccolo Sogno: 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Concert: 7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Champagne and Pastry Reception

COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING

3 Ways to Reserve: 
1) Call: 312.421.3757

2) Please print, complete and mail in the attached form.  Mary And Christmas Reply 2017 

3) Select a Sponsorship level below.

Archangel $1,500 – INCLUDES ADMISSION FOR EIGHT: A RESERVED TABLE AT BUFFET; A RESERVED PEW FOR THE CONCERT IN THE SHRINE; PREMIUM RECOGNITION IN THE PROGRAM BOOK.  Click here to be an Archangel Sponsor.

Seraphim $1,100 – INCLUDES ADMISSION FOR EIGHT: A RESERVED TABLE AT BUFFET; A RESERVED PEW FOR THE CONCERT IN THE SHRINE; RECOGNITION IN THE PROGRAM BOOK.   Click here to be a Seraphim Sponsor.

Cherubim $825 – INCLUDES ADMISSION FOR SIX: A RESERVED TABLE AT BUFFET; A RESERVED PEW FOR THE CONCERT IN THE SHRINE; RECOGNITION IN THE PROGRAM BOOK.     Click here to be a Cherubim Sponsor.

Angel $175 – INCLUDES ADMISSION(S): BUFFET AND CONCERT at $175 EACH.  Click here to be an Angel. 

Donation Only – Regretfully, if you cannot attend, but wish to contribute,  please click here to make a Mary and Christmas donation.

Thank you for your support.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

“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”.