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Architectural Award Given for St. Joseph Chapel

Faith and Form: Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture Dear Shrine Family: It is with great pride that inform the community that our Architectural Firm, Wheeler Kearns, has been awarded the 2019 International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture by the prestigious international magazine Faith and Forum: Interfaith Journal on Religion, [...]

Let us chose “Redemptive Suffering”

I come from a family background that very much understands the relationship between pain and healing. Let me share a little bit about myself and my upbringing. When I was still in my 20’s my father was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor. The doctors had to perform two very long surgeries to remove [...]

Reflections on the Coronavirus

Last week Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, ordered the postponing of all public masses in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Subsequently, he also has ordered the closing of all Church buildings and property to the public and parish staff. Lastly, the Cardinal encouraged all the priests to celebrate “private Masses” and do whatever we [...]

Important Message from our Rector

By mandate of the Archdiocese of Chicago, daily and Sunday Masses beginning Saturday, March 14th, will be suspended until further notice. The Chapel of St. Joseph, the Marian Chapel will remain closed until further notice. On Sunday we will broadcast mass at 11:00 a.m. on Facebook. May Our Mother bless you and protect [...]

Know Your Gifts

Dear friends: You may not think it, but I have always been a shy person. Most people can’t believe it since I spend so much time in front of people speaking at public forums and even in the media. Well, we all have a past and part of mine was filled with living [...]

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