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Jazz Fest at St. Thomas More

We have the good luck to engage the Jazz Links for Saturday November 22 at 6:00 PM. Thisgroup of young men and women has played at all the City of Chicago events. They will play while you enjoy coffee, food and drinks and look over the beautiful religious art on sale.We will also have an “open mike” so you can join them and sing or play an instrument.The cost will only be $10 per person and $3 for children 13 years of age and under. Come for an enjoyable evening at STM. Bring the whole family!

Catechism and Film With Fr. Fanelli

Join me Tuesdays at 7:00 PM in the Quigley Room for the classes to study the catechism of Father John Hardon and to watch films chosen to reflect what we have learned.  I’d like to also invite to this class all those who missed their First Communion or Confirmation as children, teens or adults.

Fr. Fanelli Featured in the "Catholic New World"

Our Pastor Fr. Fanelli was recently featured in Dolores Madlener’s column in the Catholic New World called 5 Minutes With Father.  The Catholic New World is a publication of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Here is a link to the article.  While you’re there please take some time to explore the rest of this excellent publication.

Marriage: Why it Matters

The web site by The Heritage Foundation clearly defines the roll of marriage between a man and a woman in our society and the ramifications of its modification.  Read this excellent article here. 

My last ten burials/funerals with “Fr. Strangelove”

Do you remember the children?  When I was young the streets were alive with kids.  I remember playing with my friends in the alley, campouts in the back yard, hide and seek that spread out over half the block, and "calling out" friends by standing at the back door of their house and yelling "yo Joey"!   All the fun used to come to an end for the day when the street lights came on and I had to go in.  Having bought my parents house, I still live in my childhood home.  Often I ask myself “where have all the children gone”?  This excellent article on the Bellarmine Forum's web site expounds on