Join us for upcoming events
Throughout the year, St. Gregory the Great parish offers a variety of events for people of all ages, both newcomers and seasoned parishioners, with the goal of strengthening ties, deepening personal faith, and building a sense of community. In addition to parish related events, St. Gregory's vision and goal also includes offering the greater community a program of liturgical and artistic events throughout the calendar year. Whether it is an International Chamber Artists music program, a Quest Theatre performance, an icon exhibition or a Christmas Lessons, Lights and Carols celebration, St. Gregory the Great seeks to provide unique and enriching ways to spend an afternoon or evening in an aesthetically uplifting setting.
2018 Upcoming Events
For information about Young Adults and Mom's and Tots events, see the links under the Education and Ministries pull down menu.
TAIZE PRAYER - Once a month, St. Gregory the Great hosts a Taize Prayer Service in Church beginning on Sunday at 4p.m. The service generally lasts between 35 to 40 minutes. Taize prayer consists of gentle chanting in the Taize style, a reading from Scripture, general intercessions and time for quiet prayer in the presence of an icon. Taize Prayer Services will take place on Sunday, Oct. 14, Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 2018 and Jan. 13, Feb. 17, Mar. 17, Apr. 14, May 19 and June 9, 2019. All are welcome. If you have never experienced this form of prayer, please consider joining us.
FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARISTIC ADORATION - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place the first Friday of every month beginning at 9a.m. and ending at 7p.m. with Benediction. If you are able, come and pay a visit. Please enter and leave Church through the North Courtyard ramp entrance.
SR. BARBARA QUINN UPDATE - Sr. Barbara Quinn who served as a pastoral associate at St. Gregory the Great for 32 years has now returned to her motherhouse in Cincinnati, OH. She is doing well there, adjusting to a new lifestyle and a new daily schedule. Please keep her in your prayers. If you would like to contact Sr. Barbara, you can send her a card or note at Sr. Barbara Quinn, SND, Mt. Notre Dame Healthcare Center, 699 E. Columbia Ave., Cincinnati, OH, 45215. You may call her at 513-821-7448.
ST. GREGORY THE GREAT GRAND RAFFLE - St.Gregory the Great Grand Raffle tickets are now available on the Usher's Tables in the back of Church and at the Parish Center. Please pick up an envelope and return it in the regular collection basket or at the Parish Center before Dec. 8. Raffle tickets cost $5.00. This year's drawing winners will be announced at a Coffee & in the High School Cafeteria on Sunday, Dec. 9 after the 10:30a.m. Mass.
ICON EXHIBITION - Joe Malham, our iconographer in residence, will be hosting his annual Icon Exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 3-10p.m. in his studio on the third floor of the Parish Center. Come and meet Joe and see the icons that he has created. Refreshments will be served.
PARISH APPRECIATION LUNCHEON - On Sunday, Oct. 14 after the 10:30a.m. Mass, the staff of St. Gregory will be hosting an appreciation luncheon in the High School Cafeteria for the many men and women who give of their time and talent to facilitate the mission and the ministries of our Parish. All parish volunteers are invited to the luncheon. Please contact the Parish Center at 773-561-3546 before Wednesday, Oct. 10 to let us know if you are coming so that we can have enough food for everyone.