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Upcoming Events Emphasizing Personal Growth

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Katie Choudhary Open to the public 

"The Way" - Movie & Discussion
St. Thomas the Apostle, Naperville

Sunday, January 21, 2018  3:00-6:00PM

Join "In-Sight" for a viewing of the Martin Sheen film, The Way.  A fictionalized account of one man's journey on the Damino de Santiago.  This film provides a vicarious experience of pilgrimage and much material for discussion.  See FLYER.  For more information contact Marge Coronado at mcoronado@stapostle.org   

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Katie Choudhary Open to the public 

"St. Therese of Lisieux"
St. Elizabeth Seton, Naperville

Tuesday, January 23, 2018  7:00PM

Bring your bibles, something to write with, and a notepad to this interactive presentation on St. Therese of Lisieux by a Carmelite who is St. Therese's greatest fan!  See FLYER. Presentation will take place in the Great Hall.   For more information contact John O'Grady at jogrady@student.ctu.edu or 630-699-6106.   

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Katie Choudhary Open to women of the Diocese 

"Thymes" Like These
St. Thomas the Apostle, Naperville

Friday, January 26, 2018  6:30-9:00PM

Our focus will be recognizing our relationships and how to keep them healthy.  Focus will be on feminine relationships.  Small group discussion will enhance our presentation for the evening.  See FLYER. For more information contact Marge Coronado at mcoronado@stapostle.org   

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Katie Choudhary Open to the public 

Praise & Worship
St. Philip the Apostle, Addison

Monday, January 29, 2018  - 7:15PM

You are invited to join the "In the Name of Jesus" prayer group for praise, worship and song using contemporary music by popular Christian artists.  The evening includes adoration and benediction and an ice cream social.  For more information contact Norma at normaheitz@att.net 

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"Lent with Francis and Clare of Assisi"
St. Elizabeth Seton, Naperville

Monday, February 5, 2018  7:00PM

Fr. Robert Hutmacher, O.F.M., is a Franciscan Friar and has worked in the fields of liturgy and music his entire life.  This presentation with Francis and Clare will blend the history and spirituality of these remarkable saints--and how we can apply their stories to our own Lenten journey in very practical ways.  See FLYER.  Contact John O'Grady at jogrady@student.ctu.edu with questions.

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"relit: The Heart of Evangelization"
Blanchette Catholic Center, Crest Hill

Wednesday evenings 6:30PM-8:30PM
February 21 & 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018

Relit is back!  Please join us for this six week Lenten formation opportunity. See website and register HERE

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"Mystagogy of the Eucharist"
St. Elizabeth Seton, Naperville

Wednesday, February 21, 2018  7:00PM

This reflective book study begins on Wednesday, February 21st and is anticipated to continue for eight weeks.  Each session will be one hour.  We will answer your questions and concerns about the Mass using the book Mystagogy of the Eucharist by Rev. Gil bert Ostdiek, OFM.  See FLYER.   If you have any questions please contact John O'Grady at jogrady@student.ctu.edu or call 630-699-6106.

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"The Seven Last Words of Christ"
St. Mary, Mokena

Friday, March 23, 2018  7:00PM - 9:00PM

Simonetta created this renowned Lenten Performance called “The Seven Last Words of Christ”, which features a live 50 voice choir, professional vocal soloists, an orchestra and a live, theatrical passion play with dozens of actors in professional costuming and sets. Performances of “The Seven Last Words” have been staged all over Chicagoland to sell-out crowds.  Promo video HERE. For more information click HERE.

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