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Cathedral of Saint Raymond Nonnatus

Mother Church of the Diocese of Joliet

   

 

CATHEDRAL NEWS



Pope Francis proclaimed 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life, starting on the First Sunday of Advent November 30, 2014 and ending on February 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated life.




Thank you parishioners, supporters and volunteers of this year's Giving Tree. We thank you for your continued support & generosity in making our giving tree so successful year after year! This year we distributed over 500 gifts and were able to provide for numerous agencies and families in need. A special thank you to Vicki Martell who year after year ensures that every angel on our tree receives a gift to open on Christmas.
 

 



Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered every Saturday from 4:00-4:45pm. 
Additionally: Saturday, December 20 from 3:30-4:45pm and
Tuesday, December 23 from 5:00 - 6:15pm.

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 24 - Vigil Mass of the Nativity of the Lord- 4:00pm in the Cathedral
Very Rev. Brad Baker, presider
The Cathedral Children's Choir (Senior Level) with cantor and organ
Congregational carols will be sung beginning at 3:45pm.


4:00pm in the Joyce Center Gymnasium
Rev. Burke Masters, presider
Acoustic guitar and cantor

5:30pm in the Cathedral
Rev. Thomas Streit, CSC, presider
Organ and cantor - Congregational carols will be sung beginning at 5:15pm.


Nativity of the Lord - Mass at Midnight 12:00am
Most Rev. R. Daniel Conlon, presider

The Cathedral Choir under the direction of Dr. Randall Swanson will sing
music for the Nativity from the 16th to 21st centuries beginning at 11:30pm.

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014 - Nativity of the Lord - mass During the Day
7:30 am in the Cathedral

Very Rev. Joseph Tapella, presider
Organ and cantor

9:00am in the Cathedral
Very Rev. Brad Baker, presider

Organ and cantor - Congregational carols will be sung beginning at 8:45pm.

11:00am in the Cathedral
Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel, presider

The Cathedral Choral Scholars under the direction of Dr. Randall Swanson will sing
music for the nativity from the 16th to 21st centuries beginning at 10:45pm.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Vigil for the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God at 5:00pm.

Thursday, January 1, 2015
Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God at 9:00am.

There are no 6:30am masses on December 24, December 26, December 31 and January 2. Mass will be celebrated at 8:00am only on those days.


Please consider sharing your time and talent with us, January 4, 2015 from 1-6pm as we take down our Christmas Environment. If you have any questions, please call Art or Joan Siegel at 815.474.1126 or 815.474.2103. Thank you in advance for your stewardship of time.

 


 

Centennial Capital Campaign
 

Contribute to the Centennial Capital Campaign.  
Download a Letter of Intent HERE
Thank you for your support!

Projects Designed to Improve Hospitality and Welcome:

  • The North Parking Lot Expansion
  • The East Campus Enhancement
  • Adding a Bride's Room

Projects Aimed at Enhancing Safety, Security and Accessibility:

  • Adding Ramps for Safe, Stair-free Sanctuary Access
  • Adding Electronic Door Openers
  • Improving School Security‚Äč

Projects Aimed at Preserving the Cathedral

  • Tuckpointing the Cathedral Exterior
  • Repairing the Pillars in Front of the Cathedral
  • Adding Electronic Door Openers
  • Cleaning the Cathedral
  • Acoustic Improvements in the Cathedral

 

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  • download the Automatic Offering Enrollment and Authorization Form HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MASS SCHEDULE

 

Sunday Masses

Saturday
5:00pm

Sunday
7:30am | 9:00am | 11:00am
7:00pm

Weekday Masses

Monday-Friday
6:30am | 8:00am
Saturday
8:00am

Holy Days of Obligation

Vigil 7:00pm
Holy Day 6:00pm


Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Eucharistic Adoration
First Tuesday of the Month
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Saint Peregrine Devotion
Third Monday of the Month
7:00pm




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