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WIDOWED MEN AND WOMEN RETREAT

Feeling lost? Searching for new meaning to your life?
We understand. We’ve been there.

Attend a Joyful Again! Retreat / Workshop and find a pathway to a new beginning.

November 16 and 17 – (Overnight only)
Mt. Assisi Center in Lemont, IL

To register call at 708-354-7211 or e-mail us at joyfulagain7211@gmail.com.

Website – www.joyfulagain.org





FAIR TRADE HOLIDAY WORLD MARKET POP UP STORE AT ST. ELIZABETH SETON CHURCH

Gifts That Give Twice!

Saturday, November 23 from 9 AM to 6 PM

Sunday, November 24 from 8 AM to 1 PM

Light a candle of hope this Christmas with the Social Action Ministry of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish as they transform their church hall into a Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Craft Fair store on Saturday, November 23, from 9 AM to 6 PM, and Sunday, November 24, from 8 AM to 1 pm.

Just in time for the holidays, you will find hundreds of treasures including scarves, bags, toys, home accents, jewelry, candles, wall décor, baskets, ornaments, table top, spa and skincare, teas, coffees, chocolates, music, musical instruments, and more – all created by artisans from developing countries around the world and marketed by Ten Thousand Villages, one of the oldest Fair Trade non-profit organizations.

Fair trade proves that greater justice in world trade is possible. For this to happen, fair wages must be paid and safe working conditions provided. Your purchase can create new possibilities for those living in need by alleviating poverty through trade rather than aid. The middle man does not consume the profits.

Stop by to browse and enjoy free samples, bakery and refreshments. St. Elizabeth Seton Church is located at 9300 W. 167th St. in Orland Hills, IL. For more information on Ten Thousand Villages please visit www.tenthousandvillages.com.


SHOWING OF LOVE AND MERCY

The gripping new docudrama LOVE AND MERCY presents unknown facts and recently disclosed documents that shed new light on the vision of Faustina. On Monday Octgober 28, 114,000 people viewed the film in over 800 theaters across our country. It was the 2nd most watched film that night. 50 theaters sold out in Chicago vicinity.

If you were unable to attend the showing of LOVE AND MERCY it will be shown again on Monday, December 2 at the Marcus theater in Orland Park.



MILITIA OF THE IMMACULATA

The three goals of the Militia of the Immaculata are personal sanctification, the conversion of the world, and ultimately, the universal reign of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Whether you have already consecrated your life to Jesus through Immaculate Mary, or have yet to do so, gathering monthly on first Saturdays is an excellent way to renew and live out your consecration.

St. Mary Parish in Mokena invites you to be part of the MI Village, every first Saturday of the month beginning December 7, 2019 from 8 AM to 10:30 AM. Holy Mass, reconciliation, rosary/devotions, formation, and fellowship. All are welcome!

RSVPs are encouraged at 708-326-9313 or mnovak@stmarymokena.org – St. Mary Church is located at 19515 115th Avenue in Mokena, IL


MICHAEL TEOLIS SINGERS TO PERFORM AT INCARNATION CHURCH

Mark your calendars for a Christmas concert sure to enrich your Advent season!

Incarnation Parish is pleased to announce a guest performance by Michael Teolis Singers, a thirty-voice ensemble led by its founder and Artistic Director, Michael Teolis. The concert, Gloria! Noel! Alleluia!, features familiar tunes, such as Fum, Fum, Fum , I’ll Be Home for Christmas, and everyone’s favorite, Carol of the Bells ; as well as Angel Alleluias , adapted by Alan Bullard from a 15th century piece; the poignant Pastorale by Italian composer and priest Licinio Refice; and a touching setting of the Ave Maria by Javier Bustos, among others.

The chorus, comprised of singers from the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana, has been entertaining audiences with its own special brand of unique and enterprising programming and prides itself on the number of local and world premieres in its short existence. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this wonderful ensemble!

You can learn more about Michael Teolis Singers at MTSingers.org.

CONCERT DETAILS

  • December 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  • Admission – Special Early Pricing on or before November 1 – $5.00
  • Admission – Adults – $10.00
  • High School or College Students with current student ID are FREE
  • Seating is General Admission

Tickets go on sale on October 15 and are available at the door, in advance at the Welcome Center in the Narthex between Masses, or at the Incarnation Parish office, 5757 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, during regular business hours.


2020 PASSION PLAY IN OBERAMMERGAU

A Pilgrimage to Austria, Germany and Switzerland with Fr. Jim Donovan and Kitty Ryan

Fr. Jim Donovan, Pastor of St. Barnabas Parish and Kitty Ryan, Pastoral Associate of St. Barnabas Parish, invite you to join them on their Passion Play Pilgrimage to Austria, Germany and Switzerland on August 11-20, 2020. The pilgrimage will include celebrating mass at many magnificent churches, cathedrals, and monasteries as well as experiencing the performance of the Passion Play in Oberammergau.

For more information and a brochure about this amazing pilgrimage, please contact Kitty Ryan at ktryan@stbarnabasparish.org or 773-779-1166 ext. 226 or visit the website bit.ly/StBarnabasOGau.




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