Lost Child Pilgrimage

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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.

6th Annual Cook Off

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Sunday, April 29, 2018 

The Shrine’s 6th Annual Cook Off!  Sunday Dinner Signature Dish             

The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii

1224 W. Lexington Street, Chicago, IL

Starts promptly at 12:30 p.m., immediately following the 11 a.m. Mass.

$30 per person

You will sample each Team’s Sunday Dinner Signature Dish!!

(includes Wine, Antipasto Salad and Dessert.)

Teams compete for your vote.  You be the judge!

People’s Choice Winner

Reservations only,

Limited seating.

Sorry NO Walk-Ins.

To make your reservation:

Please click here for: Shrine Cook Off mail in form. Please print, complete and send in to The Shrine

Please click here to pay reserve and pay via Give Central.

Or  – Call: 312.421.3757



Prayer Walk with Mary

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in Arrigo “Peanut” Park, (across from the Shrine)

Saturday, August 19, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

* In Case of Rain, Prayer Walk will take place in the Shrine. *

Connecting with the sacredness of all God’s creation,we’ll gather in Arrigo “Peanut” Park,

across from the Shrine, for a prayerful walk with Mary, Mother of God.

Join Us for a walk in nature with Mary, a sign of hope for humanity.

Led by Julie Berggren, M.A.

Director of Pastoral Care, Holy Name Cathedral

Julie Berggren is a spiritual director, Secular Franciscan, grief group facilitator and retreat leader. She enjoys weaving Franciscan and Ignatian spirituality both in life and work. Julie is Director of Pastoral Care at Holy Name Cathedral, MA in Spirituality, Loyola University Chicago.

 Please Register with Name, Phone and Email by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

Call: 312.421.3757 or

Please click here to Register Online.

Freewill donations gratefully received!

Comments from Last Year’s Program:

“I appreciated the thoughtful, contemplative atmosphere that truly felt welcoming to all.”
“It spoke to my heart and renewed my spirit.  Thank you.”
“Thank you for a lovely morning and opportunity to pray.”
“Love the walk and prayers and sharing of ideas.”