Holy Week Schedule:
GOOD FRIDAY, April 19
-NO MORNING MASSES
-9:00 a.m. – Morning Prayer
-9:30 a.m. – Confessions
-3:00 p.m. – Service of the Lord’s Passion with Veneration of the Cross and Distribution of Holy Communion
-7:30 p.m.— Youth United presents The Way of the Cross Living Stations
HOLY SATURDAY, April 20
-NO MORNING MASSES, NO CONFESSIONS
-9:00 a.m. – Morning Prayer
-12:30 – Blessing of Easter Baskets—Traditional blessing of food items for your Easter meal
-8:00 p.m. - EASTER VIGIL Most solemn of all vigils commemorating the Resurrection of the Lord and reception of new members into the Church. (NO 5pm vigil)
EASTER SUNDAY, THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD, April 21
-7:00 a.m. – Mass (church)
-8:30 a.m. – Mass (church & gym)
-10:30 a.m. – Mass (church & gym)
-12:15 p.m. – Mass (church)
-12:15 p.m. – Burmese Mass (gym)
NO Confessions, NO 6:30 am Mass on Monday, April 22.
Holy Mass in the Burmese Language - 2nd Sunday of the Month
Fr. Peter Dee De of Ft. Wayne, Indiana will celebrate Holy Mass in the Burmese Language at St Michael at 2:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month, including the following dates: May 12, June 16, July 14, August 11. Dates are subject to change. Please contact Albert Suan Khan Mung at (630) 473-5719 for more information.
Lighthouse Catholic Media Kiosk
Stop by our Lighthouse Catholic Media Kiosk in the west end of the Narthex for Catholic CD's & books (available for a small donation). Don't miss this chance to grow in faith and devotion.
Formed Catholic Online Resources
St. Michael parishioners will have access to dozens of Catholic movies, documentaries, books, and study programs from the online library Formed. Register here for free using parish code: R7TQVR Check out our Children's content!
Life Line Screening - Tuesday, April 23
Ultrasound screenings will be held in the Faith Center to identify risk factors for Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (enlargement or weak area in main blood vessel that carries blood from heart to rest of body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), Heart Rhythm Screening and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment. Register online at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle.
St. Charles Singers Present: Victorian Flourish - Saturday, April 27, 7:30pm
Join us for an exploration into an amazingly creative period in choral music featuring the music of Debussy, Mendelssohn, Stanford, Rheinberger, Delius, and other Victorian era composers. Most of the music will be a cappella, but some works will be accompanied by Michael Scott Guiliani, our choir’s collaborative pianist. Individual Tickets: $35 – adults; $30 – seniors; $10 – students (ID may be requested) Please purchase tickets in advance at https://stcharlessingers.com/about-us/tickets/ using the discount code F & F for half off ticket pricing.
Divine Mercy - Sunday, April 28 & Friday, May 3
Divine Mercy Sunday is on April 28. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy & Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place at 3:00PM in the church. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Divine Mercy Litany will also take place on the first Friday of the month on May 3 at 3:00PM in the church. Enter through the east narthex door 8.
CREDO: The Fullness of the Catholic Faith -
Begins Tuesday, April 30 at 9AM
Learn what we believe and why. Meetings will take place in the Adult Faith Formation room of the Faith Center. Please register in advance with John Ellison at email@example.com or (630) 462-5045. Suggested donation of $30 for workbook and $10 for Catechism.
Communio - May 3 & June 7 at 7PM
Communio is an evening of Adoration and Prayer in the church that takes place on the first Friday of every month beginnning at 7PM. A guest speaker opens the evening with a short reflection, followed by Eucharistic Adoration and confessions, concluding with fellowship.
Vespers at St. Michael Church - Sundays at 7PM
Are you interested in learning the chanted liturgy of Sunday evening prayer? Please join us in the Church as we celebrate the beauty, dignity, and sacredness of the chanted vespers service.
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