If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
  – St. Teresa of Calcutta

Please click here to read about The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii’s Pilgrimage Ministry.

Please join us for the following upcoming events.


Praying with Mary Magdalene, ‘Apostle to the Apostles’ – A Morning Retreat

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2020 Summer Spirituality Series –  A virtual event via Zoom.

Saturday, July 18, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

As the first witness to the resurrected Jesus, Mary Magdalene was entrusted to carry the heart of Jesus to others. Through conversation, reflection & creative prayer experience, we will share the story of Mary Magdalene, as we celebrate in anticipation of her Feast Day, July 22.

Led by Julie Berggren, MA, a spiritual director, chaplain, and retreat leader.

All are welcome. 

Questions: Please contact: Cathy Lentz:  clentz@ourladyofpompeii.org or 312.421.3757, ext. 303

Please click here for online registration via EventBrite.

Online registration closes on Friday July 17, 2020 at 10:30 AM

The program will be conducted online via zoom, program attendees will receive an email (to the email provided at registration) on Friday July 17, 2020.

Thank You.

Walking with Mary – 2020 Summer Spirituality Series 

Categories: Pilgrimage Event

2020 Summer Spirituality Series – All events are subject to cancellation, postponement or transfer to a virtual format.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

In Arrigo Park (Peanut Park), across the street from the Shrine, provides a perfect place to leisurely walk and reflect on Mary, the Mother to All. We’ll share Scripture, prayer, stories and poetry in anticipation of the Feast of the Assumption. Park benches give several opportunities to sit during this gentle walk. (We will walk in church if there is inclement weather.)

Led by Julie Berggren, MA is a spiritual director, chaplain, and retreat leader.

All are welcome. 

Freewill donations gratefully received.

Register with Name/Email/Phone by Wednesday, August 19.  Contact: Cathy Lentz: 

clentz@ourladyofpompeii.org or 312.421.3757, ext. 303

Thank You.