Events & Resources in the Community 

“Go,” He Said, A Pastoral Letter by Bishop Conlon

Diocese of Joliet
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Wheaton Religious Gift & Church Supply Rebate
When you purchase quality gifts at the Wheaton Religious store in downtown Wheaton or online, St. Michael will receive a 10% rebate. Just enter or mention the code MIKE-WHEATON.

Mass for Life - August 31, 9AM
Bishop Conlon will celebrate a Mass for Life at Our Lady of Mercy in Aurora, followed by a Rosary procession and speaker Nancy Kreuzer, who will share her personal story about the loss & grief of abortion and how the love & mercy of God healed & transformed her life.

Misericoridia Women’s League New Members Gathering - September 4
Misericordia provides a caring environment for more than 600 children and adults facing challenges with mental and physical disabilities. Our league supports Misericordia through fundraising and service. We are looking for new members! Please join us at the home of Cara Long: 1115 Longmeadow Lane in Western Springs. For more information please contact Cara Long at or MK Dungan at

Joyful Again Retreat for Widows & Widowers - September 7-8

Have you lost your spouse recently and are grieving for him/her? Attending the next Joyful Againretreat at Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Elmhurst can lead the way to healing. For more information and/or to register call 708-354-7211, visit, or send an email to

Retrouvaille Weekend - September 15-17
For married couples facing difficult challenges in their relationship. Retrouvaille is a Christian marriage program that helps couples restore their marriage and rebuild a loving relationship. For information, call 1-815-246-2080 or send an email to

Worldwide Marriage Encounter - October 11-13
WWME private weekend experience for married couples that includes presentations about practical tools for growing in love for one another. Questions? Call 630-577-0778 or visit for information and/or to register.