2018 Festa della Repubblica

Categories: Cultural Event, Homepage Feature, Liturgical

 

Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the 11 a.m. Mass

Once again, we welcome Honorable Roberto Menia,
former Italian Under-Secretary of State, to our Mass and celebration.
Please introduce yourself and say “Hello.”

Honoring U.S. Army Sgt. Thomas Davino,
from our Little Italy neighborhood,
killed in Viet Nam, July 3, 1968.

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

For details, call Carlo: 708.217.1004

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

After Mass, we will proceed to Garibaldi Park for a
wreath-laying ceremony & speech at the Garibaldi statue,
then returning to the Shrine for entertainment
by DJ Alex, weather permitting.

The Shrine Gift Shop will be open for assorted purchases,
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase
and, throughout the day, be sure to enjoy
the classic Italian auto display.