Shrine Events for 2018

Shrine of Christ the King



A Monthly Novena of Prayer the 17th-25th.
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Special Events, Save the Dates!

October 13-14: OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO

Free tour of the Shrine. Volunteer needed (sign-up sheets available in the vestibule)

Saturday, October 20

Men's Holy Hour and Gathering. All men are welcome for an evening Holy Hour and Social at the Saint Joseph Crypt Chapel (6415 S. Woodlawn). Sarting at 6pm.

Sunday, November 4

All Saints day Party! After 11:30am Mass join us in the St. Benedict Hall. Parents bring their favorite dish to share and children dress up as their favorite saint, prizes will be awarded to the winners!

Sunday, November 11

 Fall Baroque Concert (Free) at 2pm at First Presbyterian Main Church next door

Sunday, November 18, Thanksgiving Charities! More to be announced soon! 

Sunday, November 25

Shrine Ice skating outing. Midway plaisance Ice rink after 11:30am Mass.

Saturday,  December 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception

8am Low Mass w/ organ (St Joseph Crypt Chapel), 11am Solemn High Mass at St Thomas the Apostle Church.

Tuesday, December 12Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 

6:30pm Mass with Blessing of Roses followed by a Hispanic themed reception. At Saint Thomas the Apostle Church.

Saturday, December 22, Simbang Gabi 

8am Low Mass (St Joseph Crypt Chapel) 11am Solemn High Mass at St Thomas the Apostle Church followed by a reception.

Sunday, January 6, Voices for Vocations

Fundraising Concert and Event. Children choir, Professional singers, Gregorian chant, Silent Auction and much more! 

 

 October

Tuesday, October 2, 5:15pm Teenage Catechism, followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Friday, October 5, First Friday in Honor of the Sacred Heart 8am Low Mass, 6pm Holy Hour & 7pm High Mass

Saturday, October 6First Saturday Morning of Recollection, 8am Mass, followed by breakfast, 9:45am Spiritual Conference, 10:30am Benediction, Confessions and Rosary

Sunday, October 7, Third Anniversary of the Fire. Rosary walk with the Infant King Statue at 10:30am at the Shrine.

Tuesday, October 9, 5:15pm Children’s Catechism followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Saturday, October 13Sacred Heart Society Day of Recollection. Preached by Canon Aaron Huberfeld

October 13-14: OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO

Sunday, October 14, Lesson in Liturgy at 10:30am in the Crypt Chapel. The ritual of the Sacrament and its symbolism; Baptism.

Tuesday, October 16, 5:15pm Teenage CatechismGetting Acquainted with Aquinas after 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Saturday, October 20, Men's Holy Hour and Gathering. All men are welcome for an evening Holy Hour and Social at the Saint Joseph Crypt Chapel (6415 S. Woodlawn). Sarting at 6pm.

Sunday, October 21, First Communion Class at 10:30am in the Social Room (Shrine's basement)

Tuesday, October 23, 5:15pm Children’s Catechism followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Thursday, October 25, Commemoration of the Infant King. High Mass at 7pm.

Saturday, October 27, Youth Group Outing (9-17). Cantigny First Division Museum. 1-4pm

 

November

Thursday, November 1, All Saints Day Holy Day of Obligation. 8am Low Mass (At the Shrine), 7pm High Mass (At Saint Thomas the Apostle)

Friday, November 2, All Souls Day, 7:30am, 8am & 8:30am Low Mass (At the Shrine) and 7pm Polyphonic Requiem Mass (At Saint Thomas the Apostle)

Saturday, November 3First Saturday Morning of Recollection, 8am Mass, followed by breakfast, 9:45am Spiritual Conference, 10:30am Benediction, Confessions and Rosary

Saturday, November 3, Youth Group Outing. Community Service and Mass at The Chicago Women Center. 1-5pm. 

Sunday, November 4, All Saints day Party!, After 10am Mass join us in the St. Benedict Hall. Parents bring their favorite dish to share and children dress up as their favorite saint, prizes will be awarded to the winners!

 Tuesday, November 6, 5:15pm Teenage Catechism followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Tuesday, November 13, 5:15pm Children’s Catechism followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Sunday, November 11, Fall Baroque Concert (Free) at 2pm at First Presbyterian Main Church next door

Sunday, November 11, Lesson in Liturgy at 10:30am in the Crypt Chapel. The ritual of the Sacrament and its symbolism; First Communion.

Sunday, November 18, Thanksgiving Charities! More to be announced soon! 

Tuesday, November 20, 5:15pm Teenage CatechismGetting Acquainted with Aquinas after 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Sunday, November 25, First Communion Class at 10:30am in the Social Room (Shrine's basement). After the 9:30am and 11:30am Mass Commemoration of the Infant King Prayers. After the 11:30am Mass, Children's blessing.

Sunday, November 25, Shrine Ice skating outing. Midway plaisance Ice rink after 11:30am Mass.

 

December

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION NOVENA BEGINS NOVEMBER 30.

Fri. Nov. 30, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

Sat. Dec. 1, 8am High Mass, breakfast, 9:45am Spiritual Talk, 10:30am Benediction & Devotions

Sun. Dec. 2, 11:30am High Mass & Devotions

Mon. Dec. 3, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

Tue. Dec. 4, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

Wed. Dec. 5, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

Thurs. Dec. 6, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

Frid. Dec. 7, 6:30pm Devotions, 7pm Mass

 

Sat. Dec. 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception 8am Low Mass w/ organ (St Joseph Crypt Chapel), 11am Solemn High Mass at St Thomas the Apostle Church.

Tuesday, December 4, 5:15pm Teenage Catechism followed by 6:30pm Immaculate Conception Novena

Sunday, December 9Lesson in Liturgy at 10:30am in the Crypt Chapel. The ritual of the Sacrament and its symbolism; Confession.

Tuesday, December 115:45pm Children’s Catechism followed by 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Tuesday, December 12, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 6:30pm Mass with Blessing of Roses followed by a Hispanic themed reception. At Saint Thomas the Apostle Church.

Sunday, December 16, First Communion Class at 10:30am in the Social Room (Shrine's basement)

Tuesday, December 18, 5:15pm Teenage CatechismGetting Acquainted with Aquinas after 6:30pm Mass & Devotions

Saturday, December 22, Simbang Gabi 8am Low Mass (St Joseph Crypt Chapel) 11am Solemn High Mass at St Thomas the Apostle Church followed by a reception.

 

Lesson in Liturgy

Once a month on Sunday, at 10:30am in the Saint Joseph Crypt Chapel.

Theme for the year 2018-2019: The ritual of the sacraments and its symbolism.

Getting Acquainted with Aquinas:

Year 2018-2019. Third Tuesday of each month

Theme for the Year: Saint Thomas Aquinas; Crusader and Herald of Orthodoxy

Historical and Apologetical Tour of Heresies with St Thomas

Tuesday Catechism: 

Classes will resume: Tuesday, September 4 for Teenagers and Tuesday, September 11 for Children.

Registrations: shrine@institute-christ-king.org or sign-up sheets available in the vestibule of the St. Joseph Crypt Chapel.

First Communion and Confirmation classes:

Classes will resume in October. Dates TBD.

Registrations: shrine@institute-christ-king.org or sign-up sheets available in the vestibule of the St. Joseph Crypt Chapel.

 

Weekly Events

  • St. Therese Little Flower Novena and Mass, every Tuesday at 6:30pm.
  • Tuesday Catechism:
    Teenage Catechism 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 5:15pm .
    Children's Catechism on 2nd & 4th of each month Tuesdays at 5:15pm .
  • Friday  Holy Hour 6:00pm
  • Saturday Mother of Perpetual Help Novena and Mass, 8:00am
  • Sunday: 8:00am Low Mass, 9:30am Low Mass,  11:30am High Mass with Gregorian Chant
  • Confessions available 30min before each Mass.

Monthly Events

  • Monthly Novena of Prayer 17-25 for the Infant King
    Offer a flower or candle with your prayer intentions
    Submit your prayer intentions here
  • First Sunday of the Month: Devotions to St. Joseph for the St. Joseph Men’s association
  • Second Sunday of the Month: Devotions to Our Lady for the Helpers of the Holy Family

  • "Getting Acquainted with Aquinas" Doctrinal Conference Series
    3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm
  • Class on Liturgy. On Sunday, after the 9:30am Low Mass. (Dates to be announced a few weeks before)
  • First Communion and Confirmation classes. On Sunday, after the 9:30am Low Mass. (Dates to be announced a few weeks before). To register for these classes: shrine@institute-christ-king.org