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Scenes from our Easter Season Concert, including Youth Choir, Vietnamese Choir and Rwandan Choir. He is Risen!




Why wait until Lent? Confessions 7 days a week and twice on Saturdays. M-Sat 8:30 AM (After Morning Mass) Sat-Sun 4:30 PM Plus Adoration, Vespers and Mass M-TH 5:00 PM With Benediction every Saturday AM, and 1st Fridays (after 7 PM Mass)




Weekend Scenes: School basketball timeout, Author speaks about her new book on Augustus Tolton, full Church celebrating SeƱor Esquipulas with our Guatemalan community




Weekend Scenes: Fr Chuck Dahm here for a parish mission on Domestic Violence, St. Ita's crew for Chicago March for Life, STC celebration of Senor Esquipulas ft. Raffa and Dcn. Tony on vocals (@ St Ita next weekend)







Happy Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus-- one of the most popular and loved of devotions promoted by the Franciscans. At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow!




Here is Saint Ita in Edgewater/Andersonville. Henry Schlack's French Gothic Masterpiece gets the Christmas treatment!



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Our beautiful decorated Churches! Saint Thomas of Canterbury in Uptown. St. Francis invented the Christmas Creche so, in the Franciscan tradition, we keep them up until the end of the traditional Christmas season (Presentation of the BVM)










Great days of recollection for Advent: Fr Patrick on the spirituality of the Sistine Chapel, Deacon Miguel (in Spanish) on Advent readiness. Prepare the way of the Lord!




St Ita/St. Thomas of Canterbury Parish Advent Penance Service: Wednesday December 19 @ 7:00 PM @ St Ita Church. Six confessors, confessions in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Polish and Italian. Bring your sins!



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Pictures from parish Thanksgiving dinner: Friars hard at work in the kitchen, Francophone table, serving time!




School Thanksgiving party for this year's newly arrived families from Eritrea. That turkey needs more spices! Fr Arturo and the Franciscan Postulants helped with the eating....




Scenes from the Chili cookoff this weekend... congratulations to our winners John and Emery! Many new entries this year, including Bison, Vegetarian and from Mauritius (off of Madagascar).



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Scenes from All Saints: School Mass, Children's choir preparing for procession of the saints with relics, Veneration of the relics, Mercedes with her beloved Santa Teresita.




And entertainment from all over the world, too. Its like the Church Universal gathered together in one place for an afternoon... Celebrating America through the food and culture of its immigrants! Hope to see you in 2019.




St. Ita Saturdays.... Religious Ed mass, gathering of Guardian Angels special religious ed program, Friar Jerzy here from Poland and final touches for next weekend's fashion show!




Coming this Saturday! Chicago Filmaker Lucia Mauro presents her new biopic on Mother Cabrini, patron saint of Immigrants, by -- including footage from Saint Ita and its diverse immigrant population. Saturday March 10 @ 7:00 PM



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