Engaged? Congratulations! We at St. Mary of the Angels rejoice with you! We will walk with as you approach one of the most important days in your life, your Marriage in the Catholic Church, and we will help you to prepare for the lifetime of marriage that follows this...

Returning to Sunday Obligation

Returning to Sunday Obligation On the First Sunday of Advent, the dispensation from obligation to attend Mass on Sunday will be lifted in the Archdiocese of Chicago. While many people have returned to regular Sunday Mass attendance—our numbers at St. Mary of the...

The Liturgy of the Word: Listening to Christ

The Liturgy of the Word: Listening to Christ As we continue our walk with Jesus through the Mass, we move from his baptism in the river Jordan to his preaching. We experience this in the next part of the Mass, the Liturgy of the Word. Here we usually read first from...

Mass: The Re-Presentation of Christ’s Life 

Mass: The Re-Presentation of Christ’s Life Let us continue to deepen our Eucharistic Amazement and Revival, as the U.S. bishops are encouraging us to do, deepening our understanding of the Mass and its parts. The Holy Mass is a sacrament of Christ’s love for us, of...