Monday, February 21, 2011

Catholic literacy opportunities

Holy Name Cathedral started the "Epic" Church History video series: 20 centuries in 20 weeks! 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month January-October, 2011 - 7:00-8:30 PM - Holy Name Cathedral Parish Center Cafeteria;  Free-will offering; bring snacks to share. Register:

At St. Peter's in the Loop:
Fr. Bob Sprott is back in Chicago! Meet with him for a six-week study of Bl. John Henry Newman's "Apologia Pro Vita Sua," a masterpiece of English literature and of the spiritual life. Tuesdays, March 7-April 11, 12:10-12:50 (info: Carolyn Jarosz, 312 853-2376). Get the book.

The Book of Revelation from a Catholic perspective, in its historical, theological and literary contexts. Just four days: Feb. 28-Mar. 3, 12:10-12:50 (info: Carolyn Jarosz, 312 853-2376).

Catholics Come Home, continuing program especially for people who want to renew their relationship with the Church. Topic for Part 2: Reconciliation, Forgiveness. Thursdays, March 10-April 14; 12:10-12:50 (info: Carolyn Jarosz, 312 853-2376).

In  Lakeview, Our Lady of Mt Carmel is running the 8-week Scripture overview program by Jeff Cavins (video). DATES: Wed. evenings 7:15 - 8:45 PM February 23rd thru April 13th OR Tues. mornings 9:00 - 10:30 AM February 22nd thru April 12th in the parish center. $25 includes workbook packet. Call Rita at 773-525-0453 x12 or email:

And here at PBM, we have begun the full 28-week Scripture program by Jeff Cavins. Saturday mornings (except for 2nd Saturday of the month) 10:30-12:00. Bring your own Bible! Registration: $40; Optional workbook: $30. Call 312 346 4228 to sign up!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Pope Benedict's newest book--and a special offer!

Almost in time for Lent (it's being released just after Ash Wednesday), Pope Benedict's reflections on that last crucial week in the life of Christ--and his Resurrection.
Order it now and get a 20% pre-publication discount! (This could also be a good gift for people in RCIA.)
Order by phone M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m. S 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 312 346 4228  Offer ends March 14!
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