Your Help is Urgently Needed!

On the morning of Wednesday, October 7th, the U.S. Headquarters of the Institute of Christ the King suffered a devastating fire. Your prayers and support are needed more than ever to help with our recovery efforts.

Information, Schedule & Directions


Msgr. R. Michael Schmitz, STD, JCD, Vicar General & Delegate for the United States 

Reverend Canon Matthew Talarico, Rector & Provincial Superior

Reverend Canon Jean-Baptiste Commins, Vice-Rector

Reverend Canon Joel Estrada, Provincial Bursar 

Reverend Canon Matthew Weaver, Vicar

Abbé Raymond Schmidt, Oblate


Mass Location

Shrine of Christ the King's St. Joseph's Crypt Chapel (Priory's Lower Level)
6415 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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the restoration at the Shrine of Christ the King


Click here for sermon of Msgr. Schmitz on October 8th, 2016

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Location & Contact

Address: Institute of Christ the King
6415 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637-3817
Phone: 773-363-7409
Fax: 773-363-7824

Regular Schedule

Sunday Masses, 8:00 AM Low Mass, 9:30 AM Low Mass, 11:30 AM High Mass
Weekday Mass, 8:00 AM  except Tuesdays
Tuesday Mass, 6:30 PM  followed by Benediction & St. Therese Novena
Saturday Mass, 8:00 AM

Confessions, weekdays and Saturdays 30 minutes before Mass; 30 minutes before each Sunday Mass 
Vespers & Benediction, Sundays at 6:00 PM
Saturday Devotions, procession and prayers to Our Mother of Perpetual Help following Saturday 8:00 AM Mass
Novena to St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Tuesdays after 6:30 PM Mass with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction
Friday Holy Hour 6:00pm