Advent Day of Reflection

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Advent: Easter in the Wintertime 

Saturday, December 15, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  8:30 a.m. Check-In, Coffee 

Advent, celebrating the great mystery of Christmas ~ the One who was born; the One who died; the One we await.  In ancient tradition, Advent and Christmas were considered to be Easter in the wintertime.  Join us as we celebrate this great mystery of life and learn how life and death are a communion of love.

Speaker: Rev. Richard Fragomeni, PhD

Rector, The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, Chicago, IL

Nationally acclaimed speaker, author, retreat master and teacher; Professor of Liturgy and Preaching, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Adjunct faculty, Department of Religious Studies, De Paul University.

Central to Fr. Richard‘s ministry is a fascination with the power of liturgy and preaching in the transformation of the human heart.  He is author of Come to the Feast and co-author with Br. Michael McGrath, O.C.F.S., of both Blessed Art Thou Mother, Lady, Mystic, Queen and At the Name of Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Light. He has published In Shining Splendor: Fifty Eastertime Meditations, and The Eucharist: 50 Questions from the Pews.

Program Includes

Mid-Morning Prayer

Presentations

Opportunity for Silence or Small Group Reflection

Lunch Included

Examination of Conscience

Reconciliation Service with individual confession

$25 Paid Registration is due by Wednesday, December 12.  Call: 312.421.3757

or Print, Complete and Mail in this form.  

Columbus Day!

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Join us for Columbus Day! Monday, October 8

Start at the Shrine for 9:00 a.m. Mass, then we will have a  Procession and Wreath-Laying immediately following, at the Columbus statue on Loomis Street.

 

You are also invited to join us on the Shrine Parade Float (watch for Float details) with staff & friends, about 12 Noon.