Faith Life
Adult Formation

Parents & Alumni

Our 2021 Summer Mass Schedule 
We are delighted to announce that we will be offering Mass three times a week at 11:00 am
here in the main building of Saint Ignatius College Prep!
Unless other noted, Mass is held in the fifth floor Chapel of the North American Martyrs. 
All are welcome!! All current Covid-19 protocols will be adhered to. 
Sign-in will be required at the main door at 1076 W. Roosevelt.
 
 
Mon
Tues
Wed
Thu
Fri
June
7
 
9
 
11
Sacred Heart of Jesus
Solemnity
 
14
 
16
 
 
18
 
21
St Aloysius
Gonzaga
 
23
24
Nativity of
John the Baptist
Solemnity
 
 
28
29
Sts. Peter and Paul
Solemnity
 
 
2
First Friday
Church of Holy Family
July
holiday
 
7
 
 
9
 
 
12
 
14
 
16
 
19
 
 
21
 
23
 
 
26
 
28
 
30
Aug
2
 
4
 
6
Transfiguration
Church of Holy Family
 
9
 
11
 
 
13
 
 
Other local Masses for the summer months:
 
UIC Newman Center, 700 S Morgan St, Chicago - Monday-Friday at 12:05 PM
St. Joseph Church, 1107 N. Orleans, Chicago - Monday 8:00 AM 
 

SUMMER "First and Third" Wednesdays Parent/Alumni Faith Sharing on Zoom!

All Parents and Alumni are welcome to join us for faith-sharing as we gather to pray with the Sunday Scripture on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.  Our Zoom sessions will be from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM on July 7, July 21, August 4, and August 18. Please email gail.krema@ignatius.org for the Zoom link. All are welcome!

ATTENTION: YOUNG ALUMS! TWO GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU!!

ECHO Chicago Mini: a Theology of the Body Weekend Retreat for Young Adults
When:  Fri-Sat July 9-10, 2021
Where:  St. Alphonsus Church, 1429 West Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
What:  The ECHO weekend Retreat for presents the themes of prayer, our identity and our mission to love. We dive into questions like: 
     -- What does it mean to be a man or woman? 
     -- What does it mean to be a son/daughter, brother/sister, spouse, father/mother? 
     -- What does it mean to really love like God? 
     -- How can dating become a life-giving experience? 
     -- What does it mean to have authentic, pure, life-giving relationships?
We invite Young Adults to be in-person with us, but space will be limited due to COVID-19 safety protocols/guidelines. There is also a way to join us through virtual means. 
 

St. Clement Summer Theology on Tap Series Tuesdays in July
Have you been wondering what St. Joseph can teach us about adulting? Interested in learning more about theology? Join the St. Clement Young Adult Community on Tuesday evenings in July at Saint Clement. During this four-week series, they will explore topics such as discernment and purpose in life from their line-up of speakers.
 
 


"We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace." - Pope Francis 
As a way to support our parents and alumni, the Adult Formation Office has compiled a list of spiritual resources in tandem with the Archdiocese of Chicago. We hope you'll prayerfully consider at least one of the offerings below during these most difficult times.  
 
Resources
The following resources can be utilized in virtual small group prayers and reflections, or simply shared with adults in your community to continue to grow in faith at home.
  • Magnificat is currently offering complimentary access to its at-home prayer resources (English | Spanish)
  • Daily Catholic Gospel is a free daily email resource providing reflections on the Gospel of the day (English, Spanish) (link)
  • Formed Catholic Online offers affordable online faith and discipleship courses are available at (English, Spanish) (link)
  • Our Sunday Visitor provides free online Sunday readings and questions of the week (link)
  • Adult virtual Bible study from Ascension Press occurs on Fridays at 7pm CST (link)
  • Catholic reading list for adults (link)
  • Daily three minute retreats from Loyola Press for adults (available in English and Spanish) (link)
  • Documentaries, TV shows, podcasts, and radio segments from Salt and Light Media that highlight stories and issues relevant to the Catholic community in the world today (link)
  • USCCB “Made for Love” podcast featuring stories of Catholics living out the call to love in their daily lives (link)
  • Liturgy Training Publications free online resources in English and Spanish for prayer and connection in times of crisis, including daily prayers, scriptural reflections and resources reflecting on the Sunday Gospel as a family (link)
  • The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry free online recordings of lectures in theology and ministry, along with suggested discussion questions, to use in your adult formation programming (link
  • Pray as You Go
  • Praying with daily readings. https://bible.usccb.org/
  • Creighton University’s Online Ministries homepage https://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html 
"O Lord, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O Lord."

- Psalm 139:1-4




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