Lost Child Pilgrimage
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Lost Child Pilgrimage Are you grieving the death of a child?

Saturday, October 26
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. * 8:30 a.m. Check-In, Coffee

A voice was heard in Ramah, sobbing and loud lamentation; Rachel weeping for her children. Mt 2:18

“Stitching the Fabric of Our Loss”
Speaker: Julie Raino M.Div., M.Ed. GC-C Director of Meridian Counseling for Grief and Loss, Bereavement Coordinator for Heartland Hospice, Julie has enjoyed over 30 years’ experience as an educator and grief counselor, specializing in pediatric grief and serving schools, hospitals, hospices, funeral homes and parishes through retreats, workshops, small groups and individual counseling.
PROGRAM: Liturgies of Lamentation & Hope, and 4 Facilitated Breakouts:

4 Facilitated Breakouts: 

Precious Babies: Miscarriage/Infant Loss  ~ Julie Raino

Child/Adolescent  ~ Cathy Lentz

 Adult Child  ~ Julie Berggren

 NEW:  Traumatic/Sudden Loss of a Child of Any Age ~ Emily Tegenkamp

Wall of Remembrance: We invite you to bring a photo of your loved one, no larger than 4″ x 6″, to be included on a special display at the Pilgrimage, Saturday, October 26.

$25.00 Paid Registration due Oct. 23 (Lunch included.)
REGISTER: or 312.421.3757

Pay online; please click here.  Thank you.


Shrine Auxiliary – “Stuff the Shelter” Winter Items
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, October 27, The Shrine Auxiliary will be hosting a “Stuff the Shelter- Winter Items” drive for a domestic abuse shelter before and after both masses.

Collecting before and after both masses.

Shrine Auxiliary Shelter Drive

Sunday, October. 27*

Winter Clothing for Women and Children (aged 2-15)

*NOTE: NO Drop-Offs before Sunday, October 27, Thank You!

Coats and Jackets

Hats, Earmuffs, Winter Headbands

Gloves and Mittens

Scarves, Boots, Sweaters

New and Gently used toys for ages Infant to 15 years, such as game boards, dolls, cars, trucks, DVDs, Children’s books (PLEASE, No Stuffed Animals!



Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please click here to see ‘Upcoming Month’s Presider Schedule‘.

Our Lady of Pompeii Alumni ‘boo-fest’, Buffet after both masses
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

More details to follow.  Thank you.