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, Aug. 12, Sept. 16, 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.
ST. GREGORY THE GREAT YOUNG ADULTS SOFTBALL SEASON - Go to the Education & Ministries pull down menu on the home page and click on the Young Adults and Adults link to see the St. Gregory the Great Young Adults softball schedule. Come out and root for our team. We are the Grey team. All games take place on Monday at Winnemac Park which is located at Damen and Winnemac just South of Foster.
ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC - Please join us for our annual parish picnic hosted by the Filipinos of St. Gregory. It will take place on Sunday, July 22 from 9a.m. until 6p.m. at Bunker Hill Forest Preserve which is located at 6800 W. Caldwell, Grove 3. Bring your favorite dish to share! All are invited! For more information please consult the bulletin.
ST. GREGORY SOCIAL CARE GOLF OUTING AND FUND RAISER - Please join us for the annual Social Care Golf Outing and fund raiser. It will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Robert Black Golf Course (Pratt and Ridge). Tee times start at 8a.m. After golf, a luncheon will be held at the St.Gregory Social Hall which is located in the gym building (1609 W. Gregory). The green fee for golf is $70.00. Raffle tickets for some great prizes will be sold at the golf course and at the luncheon. The winner need not be present. To reserve a tee time, contact Sr. Barbara Quinn at the Parish Center - 773-561-3546. Make checks payable to St. Gregory Social Care.
COFFEE & - The feast of St. Gregory the Great is on Monday Sept. 3. To help us celebrate our patron saint, the St. Gregory the Great Parish staff will be hosting a Coffee & in the High School cafeteria on Sunday Sept. 2 after the 8:30 and 10:30a.m. Masses. All are welcome. Come and join us as we celebrate our patron saint.
FILIPINOS ANNUAL DINNER DANCE AND FUND RAISER - Please mark your calendar for the Filipinos of St. Gregory annual Dinner Dance and Fund Raiser. It will take place on Saturday, Sept. 15 in the Social Hall of the gym building (1609 W. Gregory). Further information about this event will be forthcoming.