CULTURAL

The Shrine’s many exciting events celebrate the Italian American culture and are noted for warm hospitality and delicious food.

17th Annual Mary and Christmas

Categories: Cultural Event, Homepage Feature

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!

 

Santa Lucia

Categories: Cultural Event, Homepage Feature, Liturgical

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the 11:00 a.m. Mass, Feast of Santa Lucia 

 

Reception follows in Hall.

Sicilian CUCCIA tradizionale:

Ravioli al sugo

Risotto alle erbe e funghi (vegetables or mushrooms)

Salsiccia di casa al pomodoro

(sausage with tomatoes) * Insalata mista, (mix salad)

Patate arrosto (oven cooked potatoes)

Arancine * Caffè * Dolci vari (sweets)

Vino, acqua e bibite gassate (wine, water, and drinks)

For Reservations: Contact Lucio or Pina: 312.933.3913 or  prontoitalia@yahoo.com

by Wednesday, December 6 so we can prepare!

$20.00 Donation * $150.00 to Reserve a Full Table of 8.

% of the proceeds donated to Charity.

Bake Sale

Categories: Cultural Event

Sunday, November 19, after 8:30 & 11 a.m. Masses to 1 p.m.

Start your holiday shopping at the Shrine!

Auxiliary Bake Sale

Bakers Wanted!

Bring us your Homemade Baked Goods… YUM!  Cupcakes, pies, breads, cakes, cookies…!

(Drop Off Saturday, November 22, 9-12:00)

Call Antoinette 773.218.7088 C or 312.243.7285 week days after 5:00 p.m