Praying with St. 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 is a spiritual director, chaplain, and retreat leader.

All are welcome. 

Register with Name/Email/Phone by Wednesday, July 15. Contact: Cathy Lentz: or 312.421.3757, ext. 303

Coming soon: online registration via Event Brite.

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.

A Virtual Retreat Connecting Our Hearts in this Time of Distancing

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Saturday, June 6 * 9 a.m. – 12 noon (Check in Online: 8:45 a.m.)


Join us for a morning of prayer, reflection and conversation as we come together in faith while distancing in space to experience morning praise, conferences with Fr. Fragomeni, quiet time, group discussion and prayers of petition. In this time of pandemic, let us together take this opportunity to experience spiritual comfort, engaging community and healing hope.

Fr. Richard N. 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

Registration due Online by Thursday, June 4.  Please sign up for this Virtual Retreat by giving a donation through one of the 3 links below – and include your email.  Then you are automatically registered and will receive a Zoom Meeting Link on Friday, June 5.

We are offering this virtual session with the option of selecting how much you are willing to give. No matter how much you give, you’ll be getting the same experience as everybody else. We hope you will support the Shrine ministry with whatever you can afford.  Thank you.

Select your choice:   $15.00   $25.00   $50.00 


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The Icons of the Shrine of Our Lady Of Pompeii

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