Pot of Gold Raffle – Tickets on Sale Now!

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Grand Prize: $5,000.00!2nd Prize: $2,500.00!3rd – 7th Prize (yes, 5!): $500.00* each

 * ALL prize amounts based on the sale of 1,000 tickets.  (Winners need not be present to win.)

Please call 312 421 3757 to order POG tickets

Buy 5 and get 6th ticket free (6 tickets for $100 – a $120 value!)

Individual POG raffle tickets ($20 each).

Upcoming Feast Day Masses

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Please join us for these upcoming Feast Day Masses:

Sunday, July 16: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Masses at: 8:30 & 11 a.m.)

Wednesday, July 26: Feast of St. Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin (Mass at: 6 p.m.)

Saturday, August 5: Memorial of Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major (Mass at:7:30 a.m.)

Tuesday, August 15: Feast of The Assumption, Holy Day of Obligation (Masses at: 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m)

Friday, September 8: Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Mass at 12:00 noon)

Tuesday, September 12: Holy Name of Mary (Mass at 12:00 noon)

Friday, September 15: Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows (Mass at 12:00 noon)

Festa di Tutti I Santi – Calling for Volunteers

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Come and enjoy the food, dancing, drink – and a little bit of volunteering to make 2018 Festa di Tutti I Santi a wonderful and successful event.

250 Volunteers are needed to setup on Saturday 9/15 and do a variety of things on Sunday 09/16.  Three ‘shifts’ available.

Please include a 1st & 2nd choice!


SATURDAY  9/15    11 AM – 3 PM


SUNDAY  9/16

Shift 1                        2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Shift 2                        4:30 PM to 7 PM

Please call Laura at the Shrine office to sign up to volunteer at one or more of the slots.  Thank you.

She can be reached via email or at 312.421.3757


Thank You!  Your help is greatly needed and most greatly appreciated.

Shrine Auxiliary “Stuff the Shelter”

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Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (at both the 8:30 am and 11:00 am masses)

The Shrine Auxiliary will be hosting a “Stuff the Shelter” drive for a domestic abuse shelter before and after both masses. The requested items are:

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

* Personal hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, deodorant, soap, etc.)

* Gently used women’s clothing

* Gently used children’s clothing

* Small kitchen items and glassware

* Shoes (women’s and children’s)

* Toys, board games, children’s books

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