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Celebrate Pentecost: praise and worship 3 p.m. May 27, with Mark Nimo and Mike Festa; Mass 3:30 p.m. with Fr. Rick Simon; anointing of the Holy Spirit, hosted by Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center of Chicago, at St. Lambert Church, 8148 Karlov, (708) 209-1199.

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration: 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Rosary and Benediction 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m., Transfiguration Church, 310 W. Mill, Wauconda, (847) 526-2400.

Corpus Christi Procession: with stational proclamation of the Gospel, prayers and blessings, 3 p.m. June 10, at Prince of Peace Church on the parish grounds, 135 S. Milwaukee, Lake Villa, (847) 838-1861.

Eucharistic Adoration: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. June 6, with devotion to St. Peregrine 7-8 p.m., St. Damian Church, 5300 W. 155th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-1370.

First Friday Charismatic Mass/Healing: 7:30 p.m. June 1, with Fr. Paul Burak, at Our Lady of the Ridge Church, 10838 S. Oxford, Chicago Ridge, (708) 422-6542.

Burning Bush Experience: 9-11 a.m. June 2, follows Mass at 8:30 a.m., intercessory prayer and praise before the Eucharist, at St. Bernadine Convent chapel, 816 Marengo, Forest Park, (708) 209-1199.

Mass for Beatification of Mother Maria Kaupas: foundress of the Sisters of St. Casimir, 9:30 a.m. on first Saturday monthly (June 2), in convent chapel; “coffee and” follows, 2601 W. Marquette, (773) 776-1324.

Taize Prayer: 8 p.m. June 14, at St. Linus Church, 5000 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn, (708) 422-2400.

Traditional Latin Mass: 11:30 a.m. on third Thursdays each month, at St. James Church, 134 North Ave., Highwood, (847) 422-1494.

Eucharistic Adoration: after 7:45 a.m. Mass on last Wednesday every month (May 30), ending with Rosary and Benediction at 7 p.m. St. Ann Church, 3010 Ridge, Lansing, (708) 895-6700.

Charismatic Mass and Healing: 7:30 p.m. June 4, at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas, Flossmoor, for more info, call Wally at (708) 946-1965.

Mass at Gaelic Park: 10 a.m. June 10, Irish breakfast follows, $6, 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, RSVP to (708) 687-9323.


Day of Recollection for Religious: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2, at Daughters of St. Mary of Providence, 4200 N. Austin, call Sr. Ann Schaffer for more info, at (773) 545-8300, Ext. 307.

Monthly Evening of Recollection: 5:30 p.m. Mass June 15, two spiritual talks by Miles Christi priests, adoration and Benediction, time for prayer and meditation, confession available, coffee breaks, St. Mary’s Franciscan Monastery, 14246 Main, Lemont, (847) 966-1369.

“A Look at Our Liturgical Feasts”: four retreats on the feasts and seasons, with Mass and evening prayer, June 10-15; June 17-22; June 24-29; or July 8-13, at Carmelite Center, 8433 Bailey, Darien, call (630) 969-4141.

Guided Sacred Music Retreat for Church Musicians: with Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB, June 24-29; sessions on theology of liturgical music, using liturgical year as a guide “to explore the mysteries of the Faith;” also practical aspects of church music, with prayer and meditation, at Liturgical Institute, University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, call (847) 837-4542.

“Ascent to Beauty Bonaventure and the Arts”: June 29-July 1; with Fr. Bob Hutmacher, OFM, using visual arts, music and multi-media, at Warrenville Cenacle Retreat House, RSVP by June 15 for discount to (630) 393-1231.

A Retreat to Introduce Scripture: June 1-3, led by Fr. Bill Burton, OFM, at Warrenville Cenacle, RSVP to (630) 393-1231.

“Jesus and the Sea”: June 22-27, with Fr. Hans Koenen, SJ and Sr. Truus Sijm, OP, the Gospel of Mark and reflective quiet in the Zen tradition, Warrenville Cenacle, call (630) 393-1231; separate slide presentation on “Jewish Background of Marc Chagall,” 7-9 p.m. June 27, with Fr. Koenen, $15.


“Come and See” Weekend: for Catholic women ages 19-40 who are wondering if God is calling them to something more in life, are invited to visit the Adrian Dominican Sisters at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich., June 1-3, call Sister Carleen at (517) 266-3537.

“Moving on with Grace”: spiritual journey for those having experienced loss of a spouse, June 9, at Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington, (312) 421-3757, Ext. 123.

Prayerful Witness for Life: noon to 2 p.m. June 9 (each second Saturday monthly), in front of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1775 Dempster, Park Ridge, sponsored by Illinois Right to Life Committee, (312) 422-9300.

Thomas More Society: pro-life law center, luncheon speaker Tom Brejcha, on “The Fight for Life: Victories and New Challenges,” 2-4:30 p.m. June 3, $30, at St. Mary of the Angels School, 1850 N. Hermitage, RSVP to Diane at (312) 782-1680 by May 30.

Interreligious Series: 7-8:30 p.m. June 12, final talk concerns recent Lutheran/Catholic agreements, in St. Thomas Becket Hall, 1321 N. Burning Bush, Mount Prospect, (847) 827-9220.

Day of Renewal: 3-5 p.m. June 10, presented by Arlene Paolicchi of Catholic Charismatic Renewal, with laying of hands and Spanish translation, at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 4432 N. Troy, call Shirley at (773) 267-0197.

Pro-Life Mass/Vigil for Life: led by Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, after his 8:30 a.m. Mass June 2, at St. Michael’s Church, 14327 S. Highland, Orland Park, co-sponsored by pro-life organizations and archdiocesan Respect Life Office; vigil procession 9:30 a.m. to Planned Parenthood Express, at 14470 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, where the bishop will lead the Rosary, (312) 422-9300.

Circle of Stones: for women, 7:30-9 p..m. June 7, $15, with Mary Jo Valenziano at Mayslake Ministries, 760 Pasquinelli, Westmont, RSVP to (630) 323-1620.

Catholic Charismatic Conference: for men and women, July 5-8, hosted by Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Chicago and Catholic Women of Worship, Wyndham Hotel, 3000 Warrenville Road, Lisle, for info, call (708) 209-1199.

New Discalced Carmelite Secular (Third) Order Community: looking for 10 serious, sincere, and dedicated Catholic men and women who may be interested in forming such a community in the south and southwest suburbs, call Philip at (708) 841-7839.

Meditative/Contemplative Prayer Group: 11:40-12:10 p.m. Tuesdays, in St. Peter’s Friary Chapel; or 5:30-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays in St. Clare Auditorium, 110 W. Madison, call (312) 372-5111.