Marytown is proud to announce the return of the Man of the Shroud Exhibit. This exhibit presents the results of a comprehensive scientific, historical and forensic study of the Shroud of Turin, which has long been venerated by the faithful and is believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth. CLICK NEWS TITLE FOR FULL INFORMATION.
Join Fr. Ervin Pio M. Caliente from the Confraternity of Jesus at Marytown on Saturday, January 5. He will lead the 3:00pm Holy Hour of Mercy to pray for our Bishops who are on a historic retreat at Mundelein Seminary.
Deacon Tom Gaida from Marytown will be interviewed on the Patrick McCormack show Saturday, December 22 at 10:30 am. The interview will be a discussion on the upcoming "Pray & Fast for Our Bishops" initiative that is being sponsored by Marytown, Relevant Radio and the St. John Paul II Eucharistic Adoration Association. The initiative is in response to the historic U.S. Bishop retreat called for by Pope Francis at the Mundelein Seminary from January 2-8, 2019.
JANUARY 2-8, 2019 Our US Catholic bishops will gather for a historic seven-day spiritual retreat at Mundelein Seminary in suburban Chicago. While our Bishops are in prayer we are calling all Catholics to intercessory prayer and fasting so their time spent on retreat will be truly guided by the Holy Spirit. CLICK NEWS TITLE FOR FULL INFORMATION.
Join the friends of the Marytown for the annual Novena to the Immaculate Conception. Each day of the novena we take time to honor our Blessed Mother by reflecting and praying for her intercession as we prepare for her feast day on December 8th. CLICK NEWS TITLE TO CONNECT TO THE 9 DAY NOVENA.
Marytown's beloved Br. Martin Schmitz, OFM Conv. has moved to the St. Joseph's Home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Palatine, IL where his health needs can be better met. Though he misses his brother friars, friends and longtime home of Marytown, he's at peace with his new arrangement. The friars ask everyone to keep him in their prayers and we ask our Blessed Mother to place her protective mantle over him. For details click on the NEWS TITLE.
Please join seminarians from Mundelein Seminary for nine Novena Masses at parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago from Sept. 7 through Sept. 15. CLICK EVENT TITLE FOR FULL DETAILS & MASS SCHEDULE.
The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown announces the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield, IL will be honored with the 2018 Kolbe Award on Saturday, August 11.
Our two new classical confessionals are scheduled to be installed the week of February 5! Then on Sunday, February 11, we will bless the confessionals after the 11:00 AM Healing & Anointing Masse. Hand-crafted from quarter sawn oak with walnut inlay, these spectacular confessionals truly give glory to Our Lord and the life-giving Sacrament of Reconciliation. We sincerely thank all who donated to our Chapel Preservation Fund and designated confessional donations, which helped make this possible.