Retreats & Spiritual Enrichment Opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities and Events to Support Local Organizations & Charities
Programs on Social Justice and Social Concerns
Resources for Families, e.g. Camps in the area
Shelby Boblick will facilitate the discussion, and we’ll use as a catalyst Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self, a book by Joyce Rupp. Mondays 6/4, 6/18, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, 8/27. Come to one or all programs. St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church at 38 N. Austin Blvd. Questions or concerns? Call 630-240-2765.
SAVE THE DATE: Growing Downward: Day Retreat with Gail Worcelo, SGM. Saturday, October 6 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Gail Worcelo is the author of Holy Ground: Where Catholic Tradition and the Universe Story Meet and cofounder of The Green Mountain Monastery in Vermont. Cost: $100, includes lunch. Take advantage of our Early Bird Special Price of $75, through September 22nd.
1515 Ogden Avenue, LaGrange Park, IL. To register: online at www.csjthewell.org, or call 708-482-5048
September 7-9, 2018. An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men with Fr. Mark Andrews, SJ. Retreat Title: The Spiritual Exercises: Familiar Themes, New Images
September 14-16, 2018. An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men. Retreat Master: Fr. Kevin Schneider, SJ. Retreat Title: An Ignatian School of Prayer
Go to the website via the link above for a list of all upcoming retreats.
A spiritual program for widowed men and women who want to resolve the normal grief they feel and begin to live again. Workshops and retreats throughout the year. Joyfulagain.org, (708) 354-7211, firstname.lastname@example.org. Upcoming Program dates and locations: Oct 6 & 7 - St. Ann’s, Channahon. Nov 10 & ll - Nazareth Retreat Hse., Batavia. Nov 17 & 18 - Our Lady of the Angels Retreat Hse., Lemont
Offered by Holy Apostles College & Seminary. This course introduces the student to the art of fulfilling this biblical mandate to cogently and convincingly explain and defend Christian truth, and focuses on the “what” and “how” of apologetics to present a compelling defense of the Faith.
7-10 pm. 465 N. McClurg Ct., Chicago, IL 60611. Tickets $65/per person, $120/per couple and proceeds benefit Brothers and Sisters of Love's work with street gangs and the poor in Chicago. Guest Honorees are Author Ben Austen "High Risers: Cabrinin Green and the Fate of Public Housing in America", and Willie JR Fleming, gang member turned housing activist. Contact fellow parishioner Jim Fogarty at (312) 209-1452, brothersandsistersoflove.com or email@example.com.
Check out our Volunteer page for a list of current volunteer opportunities at Ascension and in the area
Many opportunities available. Click the link above to view current programs.
Food and Fun for children of all ages. GuerinFest will feature a Midway with games and more than 40 carnival rides, including the Ferris Wheel, Fast & Furious and the Freak Out! Two live bands will perform each evening - three on Sunday - as well as having a variety of food vendors, a beer garden and an alumni tent for Guerin Prep, Mother Guerin and Holy Cross alumni. MEGA PASSES for four days of unlimited rides are available for purchase, as well as specials for one-day of unlimited rides. More information is available at www.guerinprep.org or by calling the school 708-453-6233.