Apr 092011

Sunday April 17th
4:00pm – Vespers with Benediction

Monday April 18th
7:00pm – Penance Service and Confessions (Note no Confessions on Saturday, April 23rd)

Tuesday April 19th
7:00 pm – Lenten Reflection in church

Wednesday April 20th
1:00pm – Eucharistic exposition and adoration in church.
6:30pm – Devotions begin with a reading on St. Joseph’s intercession for us, prayers for forgiveness and followed with Benediction.

Holy Thursday, April 21st
8:30am – Lauds / Morning Prayer
7:00pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper, followed by procession and adoration
The Church will be open all night for adoration

Good Friday, April 22nd
8:30am – Lauds / Morning Prayer
3:00pm – Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion
6:30pm – Stations of the Cross (English)
7:30pm – Stations of the Cross (Polish)
The church shrine area will be open all night for adoration of Jesus in the tomb.

Holy Saturday, April 23rd
8:30am – Lauds / Morning Prayer
12:00pm and 1:00pm – Blessing the Easter Foods
8:00pm – The Vigil Mass followed by all night adoration until 6:00am

Easter Sunday, April 24th
6:00am (in Polish)
8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am (in English)
12:30pm (in Polish)

Sunday, May 1st
3:00pm – Divine Mercy Prayer Service (in English and Polish)

Mar 072010

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St. Thecla is a multi-cultural parish located on the northwest side of Chicago. The parish welcomes, respects, and embraces all members of the community. Our mission is to promote spiritual growth to all generations through the celebration of the sacraments, Christian education, spiritual, and social events. St. Thecla encourages all parishioners and members of the community to be disciples of the Gospel message through prayer and good deeds. Our Lord’s message is to “love one another”. We spread His message by giving thanks to God for the gifts we have received and sharing our time and talent with the parish and with others.