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Upcoming Events Emphasizing Personal Growth

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Open to the public 

"Theology on Tap"
various locations, dates & times

July, 2017  

Join the Young Adult Ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet for our annual Theology on Tap series.  During the month of July we will host various speakers throughout the diocese.  Open to all young adults - men and women 18-39 years old, in college, single, or married, Catholic or otherwise.  For questions, email Lisa Askew.  Click HERE for schedule.

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"The Gleam of Truth-found in Tolkien's Middle-Earth"
Embers Tap House, Lockport

Monday, July 31, 2017   7:00-9:00PM

Come hear Fr. Andy Davy's talk based on beloved author, JRR Tolkien at this Theology on Tap presentation.  For questions, email Lisa Askew. See flyer for more information.

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"Tuesday Night with the Sisters"
Monastery Chapter Room, Sacred Heart Monastery, Lisle

Tuesday, August 8, 2017   7:00PM

The Benedictine Sisters of the Sacred Heart invite you to "Tuesday Night with the Sisters", on the second week of the month beginning at 7PM. These talks tie the new Beatitudes to the Rule of St. Benedict.  Tonight's talk is "Blessed are those who protect and care for our common home".  Presenter is Jean-Marie Kauth.  Updates posted on www.shmlisle.org. Contact jdoyle@shmlisle.org for more information. 

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"An Advocate for Peace - Immaculee Ilibagiza"
St. Mary Nativity, Joliet

Wednesday, August 9, 2017   6:30PM

Immaculee Ilibagiza is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide that took the lives of nearly one million Tutsi, including her entire family except for one brother.  Come hear Immaculee's story, as she has told it in her book and on many appearances on television.  She is a best selling author and advocate for peace and forgiveness and you won't want to miss her talk.  Seating is first come-first served.  Email Layapostolate@smncs.com for questions.  See flyer.

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The Holy Rosary in Honor of Our Lady of Fatima's 100 Year Anniversary
St. Joseph, Rockdale

Wednesday, August 13, 2017   6:00PM

On May 13, 1917, Our Lady appeared for the first time to the three shepherd children.  She continued to appear on the 13th of each month until October 13, 1917, when the great miracle of the sun took place.  Our Lady requested prayers and sacrifices, and specifically the daily rosary.  All are welcome to come and pray the rosary on the 13th of each month at 6:00 PM.  Mark your calendar for the next Rosary on August 13th.  (Followed by Wednesday, September 13th and Friday, October 13th).   The Church is located at 1329 Belleview Ave. in Rockdale.

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Relit: The Heart of Evangelizatin
St. Jude, Joliet

Wednesdays, September 20 & 27; October 4,11,18 & 25, 2017
6:30-9:00PM

St. Jude parish invites you to join in this exciting and integrated set of talks which help to form the participants theologically, spiritually and practically so that they can be active evangelists in the Church.  Cost is $25 to cover materials.  To register please contact Sarah Reznicek at re@stjudejoliet.net.  More information will follow.

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