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Golf on the Hill: May 15, 9 a.m., benefits Alvernia Manor Senior Living and the School Sisters of St. Francis and their ministries; silent auction, raffles, prizes, contests and “Beat the Nun” contest; register online at www.golfonthehill.org.
Corpus Christi Spring Luncheon: May 21, 1-5 p.m.; at the Parkway Ballroom, 4455 S. King Dr.; adults $75, children under 12 $25; reserve by May 7; honorees are parishioners Lorrie Walls and Carrie Miller, Fr. George Clements and David Meyers of Meyers Ace Hardware; contact the parish office at 773-285-7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information and reservations or visit www.corpuschristichurchchicago.com.
Golf and dinner dance: June 2; for St. Catherine Labouré School; starts with 10:45 a.m. lunch followed by shotgun start at noon at Highland Park Country Club, 1201 Park Ave. West, Highland Park; dinner dance and silent auction begins 5:30pm; $120 for 9 holes or $170 for 18 holes; golf fees include dinner; non-golfing $55 dinner ticket includes DJ, dinner, adult beverage, silent auction; proceeds go to update math and science resources; sign up at www.SCLplaygolf.com or call the rectory at 847-729-1414.
St. Kilian Youth Mass: April 30, 10 a.m., with the St. Ailbe Youth Choir, hosted by St. Kilian Youth and pastor Fr. Donald O. Eruaga, M.S.P., all welcome to attend, 8725 S. May Street.
First Saturday Retreat & Our Lady of Fatima: May 13, Our Lady of Fatima Mass followed by outdoor rosary procession and Marian consecration at the Shrine of Christ the King’s temporary location, “The Upper Room,” 6400 S. Kimbark Ave.; ample parking; visit www.institute-christ-king.org/chicago/ or call 773-363-7409.
Mass for all who grieve the loss of a child: May 2, 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple Ave., Liberty-ville; to remember children lost due to accident, illness, miscarriage or abortion, recently or long ago, and to offer comfort and support to their parents, family members and friends; refreshments after Mass; contact Sue at email@example.com.
Our Lady of Fatima novena and devotions: celebrating the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima; May 4-12, 6:30 p.m. confessions and rosary, 7 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 2751 W. 38th Place; May 13, 6:30 p.m. rosary, 7 p.m. centenary biligual Mass with candle procession; June 13, July 13, Aug. 19, Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. confessions and rosary, 7 p.m. Mass; Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. confessions and rosary, 7 p.m. bilingual Mass; call 773-927-2421 for details.
Mass for the beatification of Venerable Maria Kaupas: May 6, 9:30 a.m., in the St. Casimir Center Chapel, 2601 W. Marquette Road; all welcome; light refreshments after Mass; for more information, call 773-776-1324.
Mass and Marian Crowning: May 7, starting at 8:30 a.m. with morning prayer and Mass at the grotto at University of St. Mary of the Lake, followed by blessing and public opening of Mundelein Hall, light brunch and donor reception, trolley and walking tours of campus; for information or questions, contact Pam Devitt at 847-970-4830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Hour: May 7 and every first Sunday of the month, 3 p.m., at Kolbe House at Assumption BVM Parish, 2434 S. California Ave.; a safe place of prayer and support for families and friends of detained persons and prisoners, and for all people involved in the criminal justice system; potluck supper shared afterward; all welcome.
Honoring St. John Paul II: Every first Sunday of the month after 9 a.m. English Mass and 11 a.m. Polish Mass at Five Holy Martyrs Parish, 4327 S. Richmond St.; special prayers and veneration of St. John Paul II’s relic, cake and coffee social in the Bishop Abramowicz Parish Hall; for more information, call 773-254-3636.
Taize prayer at St. Linus: May 11, 7 p.m., in St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler Ave., Oak Lawn, call parish at 708-425-1656 for information.
St. Michael League Masses: for first responders including law enforcement and military, May 16 and third Tuesdays of the month at 6 p.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Church, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave., Evergreen Park; May 28 and fourth Sundays of the month at 10 a.m. at Monastery of the Holy Cross, 3111 S. Aberdeen St., refreshments follow.
St. Peregrine Healing Mass: on second and third Saturdays, 11 a.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 W. Jackson Blvd., 773-638-5800, ext. 19.
Tridentine Mass: Sundays at noon at St. Thomas More Church, 8100 S. California Ave.; call 773-436-4444.
Women’s Interfaith Dinner: May 3, 6-9 p.m.; St. Fabian/Mosque Foundation Catholic Muslim Women’s Dialogue group potluck dinner at St. Fabian Parish, 8300 S. Thomas, Bridgeview; women of all faiths invited to break bread and enjoy an evening of entertainment and conversation between Christian, Muslim and Jewish women; contact Vi Bosworth at Viboz@aol.com or 708-275-6987 for information.
Free concert: April 30, 3 p.m., Chicago Bassoon Quartet at St. John Brebeuf, 8307 N. Harlem Ave., Niles; free-will donation; call 847-966-8145 for information.
Music from the Americas: May 14, 3 p.m., Musica Lumina ensemble presents favorites and discoveries from Aaron Copland and more at St. John Brebeuf, 8307 N. Harlem Avenue, Niles; free-will donation; call 847-966-8145 for information.
An Afternoon of Music & Dinner: May 7, 1:30-6 p.m., at St. Jude the Apostle Gym, 900 E 154th St., South Holland; featuring Homewreckers Band and Holy Cross Marimba Band; BYOB; 21 and over only; $13 in advance, $15 at door.
Choir Festival: May 7, 2 p.m., presented by parishes of St. Benedict, St. Josaphat, St. Michael, and St. Vincent de Paul at St. Vincent de Paul Church; 1010 W. Webster Ave.; including music of Bainton, Tchesnokov, Rachmaninoff, Vivaldi and others; free and open to the public; parking available at Sheffield and Webster; for information email Rbeatty1@depaul.edu or call 773-325-8610.
Music of Handel and Mozart: May 7, 4 p.m., St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 768 Lincoln Ave., Calumet City; South Holland Master Chorale, with Lakeshore Symphony Orchestra, will perform Mozart’s “Coronation” Mass and Handel’s “Utrecht Jubilate”; part of the church’s 125th anniversary celebration; free-will offering; call 708-210-2913, email email@example.com or visit www.southhollandchorale.com.
Elvis tribute: May 19, food served at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m.; entertainment by Ronnie Vegas; hosted by Our Lady, Mother of the Church Parish in the Hayes Center, 8700 W. Leland Ave.; $20 tickets include roast beef sandwich, pasta salad, chips, dessert and entertainment; cash bar; for information call the rectory at 773-625-3369.
The Tower Chorale: May 19, 7:30 p.m., and May 21, 3 p.m.; concludes 31st season with “Dream a Little Dream” concert featuring songs from the Great American Songbook and other favorites; in the Nazareth Academy auditorium, 1209 W. Ogden Ave.; LaGrange Park; advance tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and students, both $3 more at door, children under 10 free; for information and tickets, visit www.towerchorale.org or call 708-580-0997.
“Dueling Pianos”: May 20, doors open at 5:30, show from 7:30-10 p.m.; tickets $25 per person or $200 for a table of 10; light snacks provided or bring your own food; cash bar; to reserve a table, call St. Gabriel School at 773-268-6636.
LUMA spring exhibitions: “Peter Gelker: Whirligigs”; “Wayang: The Art of Indonesian Puppetry”; and “Steve Schapiro: Misericordia: Together We Celebrate” all on display through June 3 at at LUMA, 820 N. Michigan Ave.; for more information, visit LUC.edu/luma.
St. Gerald’s Bingo: 7 p.m. Friday nights, doors open at 4:30 pm.; Double Q, Hot Ball, Count Out, Bull’s Eye, Green Coverall, pull tabs, good food and free coffee; weekly raffle drawings, quarterly loyalty drawings; 93rd Street and Central Avenue, Oak Lawn; call 708-422-2194.
Tuesday Night Bingo: games at 7 p.m., in St. Christina School Hall, 11005 S. Homan Ave., 773-779-7181.
“How To Start Freelancing – in the Field of your Choice”: May 8, 7-9:15 p.m., hosted by St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry at St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates; speaker Diana Schneiderman; email Bob Podgorski at Careerguy1@gmail.com with questions.
St. Matthew Job Search Ministry: 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, for more info on meetings, call 847-891-1220.
“Works of Mercy in Our Daily Life”: April 30, noon to 1:30 p.m.; Fr. Pawel Komperda explores practical works of mercy as a school of discipleship and holiness as the imitation of Christ; in St. Catherine Laboure Parish Rec Room, 3535 Thornwood Ave., Glenview; free-will offering; refreshments served; 847-826-4704.
“The Church in the Modern World: Gaudium et Spes”: May 6, 9-11 a.m., with Bishop George Rassas; concludes St. Cecilia Parish series on Vatican II documents; in the church, 700 S. Meier Road, Mount Prospect, all welcome.
“To Be Joyful Again”: nondenominational support group for widows, widowers or anyone else who has lost a significant other, meets every first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, contact Elaine at 847-705-9886 or Debbie at 847-991-7327 for more information.
Widows and Widowers: third Saturday of the month, 2-5:30 p.m., looking for new members for Naim chapter, organization of widowed men and women who meet for friendship and support; at St. Vincent Ferrer Church Cabrini room, 1530 Jackson Ave., River Forest; for information, contact Virginia Mersch at 708-685-5042 or Gerry Liss at 773-685-5042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Discernment Retreat: May 5-7, for single women, ages 18-50, at St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.; register at www.osbchicago.org/discernment or call Sr. Belinda at 773-338-7063.
St. Mary of the Woods: May 20 reunion for alumni 21 and over; 4:30 p.m. Mass in the church, 6955 N. Hiawatha Ave.; and tours of the school, cocktails, a light dinner and entertainment follow Mass; for information, contact Kathleen Doane Walsh at email@example.com.
St. James Grade School, Arlington Heights: June 10, all-class reunion and 90th anniversary celebration; reconnect with classmates, visit with former faculty and staff, and walk through the halls of the old school building before it comes down; visit www.stjamesah.org/st-james-school-all-class-reunion-90th-anniversary-celebration or www.facebook.com/stjamesschoolalum for details.
Parenting for Non-Violence: Parenting education program launched by the archdiocese to strengthen inner city families needs volunteers for working board needs, especially a treasurer, many opportunities available, meetings the third Tuesday of each month at St. Pius V Parish, 1919 S. Ashland Ave.; visit parenting4nonviolence.org or call Teresa Pennix Gill at 708-321-0311 for information.
Chicago Shares: Chicago-area non-profit with ties to several faith communities helping homeless/
needy with a voucher program, looking for volunteers to help with publicity, especially social media; for information visit www.chicago-shares.org or contact Ron Polaniecki at chicagoshares @gmail.com, or 312-573-4494.
Women’s Center: main office at 5116 N. Cicero Avenue, is looking for volunteers to answer phones and other tasks, call Page at 773-794-8807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Sisters of the Poor: seeking volunteers for a variety of needs, seven days a week, at St. Mary’s Home, 2325 N. Lakewood Ave., one block west of DePaul University; for information, contact Peter Harley at 773-935-9600, ext. 221 or email email@example.com.
Providence Soup Kitchen: looking for gentlemen to volunteer one day a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; contact Sr. Florine Licavoli at 773-558-9258 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trek for Tech 5K Race: May 6, 8 a.m., hosted by Infant Jesus of Prague School, 1101 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor; registration/packet pick-up starts at 7 a.m.; advance registration $35 for adults, $25 14 and under, $30 each for groups of four or more registering together, $50 day of race; for information go to the Trek for Tech tab at www.ijpschool.org.
Zacchaeus House open house: May 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; tour the house, meet the staff and leadership, guests and alumni; all welcome; 12242 S. Parnell Ave.
Run with the Nuns 5K: June 4, 8 a.m. at Mount Assisi Center and Convent, 13860 Main St., Lemont; all participants receive a medal and short sleeve dry fit shirt; $20 for children 12 and under who walk or run with a parent; contact Carrie Peters at email@example.com or call 630-257-7844 ext. 223; visit www.runwiththenuns.org for more information.
DePaul Prep summer camps: offerings include full-day, sport specific and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics on the DePaul Prep campus, in the heart of the North Center neighborhood; for information and to register visit www.depaulprepcamps.org.
St. Vincent de Paul/Resurrection Church: needs men’s clothing, jeans, hiking boots, belts, sleeping bags, jackets, hand tools, 3043 N. Francisco Ave., call Mrs. Moore for pick-up, at 773-478-9705.