Honor Flight Chicago's mission is to thank and pay tribute to World War II veterans, by bringing them to Washington, D.C. for a day of honor and remembrance at no cost to them. The next flight will be on Wednesday, May 6.
Do you know someone who is a World War II Veteran? Visit www.honorflightchicago.org to learn more about how you can refer them for an upcoming flight, volunteer your time or donate to the cause.
Celebrate Mother's Day with the Mass for Expectant Mothers at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago, on Sunday, May 10, with Bishop Francis J. Kane, at 12:30 p.m. A Mass in Spanish with Bishop John R. Manz will take place at St. Joseph Parish, 4821 South Hermitage in Chicago, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
15th Annual Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity
Sunday, May 17
Join the Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the 15th Annual Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity on Ecumenical Sunday, May 17, beginning at 2 p.m., at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 East Chestnut Street in Chicago. Rev. John H. Armstrong of the Reformed Church in America will be the preacher. Visit www.archchicago.org/departments/ecumenical for more information and to register.
The Mass in honor of Archbishop Oscar Romero's Beatification will be held on Sunday, May 23, at 10 a.m., at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago. Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will be the main celebrant of the Mass, held on the same day as the Beatification Mass in El Salvador.
If you are a graduate from Saint Mel High School, we are looking for you to attend the annual Banquet on Friday, June 5, 2015. The Banquet celebrating all the Knights from Saint Mel, and especially honoring the 50th and 60th Reunion Classes, will be at the White Eagle Banquet, 6839 North Milwaukee Avenue in Niles. The cost of tickets is $50 per person and includes a night of fun and reuniting! To make a reservation, please call the Christian Brothers of the Midwest at 630-323-3725.
Catholic Theological Union Summer Institute
Begins June 8
Dip into theology this summer! Catholic Theological Union (CTU), a graduate school of theology and ministry, offers one-week Summer Institute classes, beginning June 8, 15, and 22, on a variety of topics ranging from parish life, ministry, and theology to personal enrichment. Designed to fit busy schedules. Study with CTU's renowned faculty on our campus in Chicago's Hyde Park. Online courses also available. For course listings and/or to register, visit www.ctu.edu/summer-institute.
Catholic Family Day
Sunday, June 14
Come to Catholic Family Day at Six Flags Great America on Sunday, June 14! The say will begin with Mass at 10 a.m., celebrated by the Vicar General, Rev. Ronald Hicks. Tickets are available online by using the promo code: CATHOLIC. Please RSVP for Mass at firstname.lastname@example.org and call 312-534-5316 for more information about Catholic Family Day.
Join Marriage and Family Ministries on a pilgrimage to Philadelphia for the 2015 World Meeting of Families. For more information, contact Amanda Thompson at email@example.com or 312-534-8391. Visit www.worldmeeting2015.org for more information and resources.