Spiritual Combat Against the Devil

Dear Pilgrims of the Shrine: The Gospel today describes an episode where a man with a mute demon is healed. Note, that the Gospel refers to the man has having “an unclean spirit.” This man was found in the assembly, in the synagogue at prayer. When Jesus began to preach with authority and power [...]

2018-01-31T13:08:48-06:00January 26th, 2018|Blog, Video|

2018 Annual Catholic Appeal

Please Make Your Gift to the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal “Come, Follow Me” During the last few weeks, many families received a letter from Cardinal Cupich requesting your participation by making a pledge to the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal. We ask that you respond as generously as possible. The Appeal supports both the Shrine's and [...]

2018-01-15T17:08:09-06:00January 15th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

Between Sacrifice and Prayer

A wonderful friend of mine was having serious problems with her teenage daughter. She was getting into all kinds of trouble in school, keeping company with less than stable friends, failing in her grades etc. You know what I am talking about! She did everything possible to reason with her but nothing seemed to [...]

2018-02-17T13:51:10-06:00November 23rd, 2017|Blog, Sin categorizar|

Sponsorship Opportunities – Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2017

Our annual celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe will take place on December 11-12, 2017. This year, we are preparing to welcome over 250,000 pilgrims from around the Chicago-area and beyond. Businesses, organizations, parishes, and schools are invited to help sponsor the celebration and help us to provide a safe, warm, [...]

2018-02-17T13:51:20-06:00November 10th, 2017|Blog|

Construction Update: November 2017

In October, we shared a detailed overview of the beginning and first months of the construction of the future Chapel of St. Joseph: Since then our crews have completed and continued to work with great dedication on many new phases of the construction, including: -Framing for the confessionals -Floor leveling in the vestibule area [...]

2017-11-06T15:08:58-06:00November 6th, 2017|Announcements, Blog|

Chapel of St. Joseph – Monthly Pledge Day

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is hosting a monthly “Pledge and Information Day” to give our visitors and supporters the opportunity to: Get information about the campaign and building project Hear from donors who have already made their pledge See the construction site Learn about the different Ways to Give Make a [...]

2018-02-17T13:56:45-06:00November 2nd, 2017|Blog|

All Saints Day & All Souls Day 2017

Join the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe for the Celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day SCHEDULE & INFORMATION Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Solemnity of All Saints (All Saints Day) 7:00 pm Celebration of the Holy Mass (Spanish) The Solemnity of All Saints is a holy day of obligation and celebrates [...]

2018-02-17T13:51:37-06:00October 24th, 2017|Blog|

“The saints are here with us tonight”: Relics of Pope St. John Paul II at the Shrine

“The saints are here with us tonight, here in the Santuario de Guadalupe!” On October 11, 2017, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe was honored and blessed to welcome the relics of Pope St. John Paul II, St. John Vianney, St. Teresa of Calcutta, and the Three Children of Fatima (St. Jacinta, St. [...]

2018-02-17T13:52:01-06:00October 16th, 2017|Blog|

Construction Update: October 2017

In July 2017, construction began on the Chapel of St. Joseph at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. For several years, especially during inclement and cold months, the Shrine had been using the former (north) gym of Maryville Academy for the celebration of Mass and other special events.  The gym was the largest [...]

2018-02-17T13:52:10-06:00October 6th, 2017|Blog|
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