Current Events

OCTOBER

Vicariate IV Meeting
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
9 a.m.
Deacons and wives invited to meet with Bishop John Manz at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 4646 N. Austin Ave. Chicago, IL

NOVEMBER

Vicariate VI Meeting
Tuesday, November 5
6:30 p.m.
Deacon and wives are invited to meet with Bishop Joseph Perry at St. Katherine Drexel Parish, 9015 S. Harper Ave., Chicago.  

Conversations About Vocation and the Diaconate
FALL 2019

Wednesday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
St. Monica, Chicago, Vicariate II
Meet: 4631 North Laramie
Ambassadors: Deacon Pat and Julie Brenner
Contact: 773.809.2397

Tuesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
St. Emily, Mount Prospect, Vicariate I
Hajdu Hall
Ambassadors: Melissa Hajdu, Deacon Dan and Laura Georgen
Contact: 847.824.5049, mhajdu@stemily.org

Wednesday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
St. Bede the Venerable, Chicago, Vicariate V
Church Hall
Ambassadors: Deacon Guillermo and Silvia Tejeda
Contact: 773.704.5935, guitej67@gmail.com

Sunday, October 27 at 12 p.m., following 11 a.m. mass
Mary, Seat of Wisdom, Park Ridge, Vicariate II
Ambassadors: Deacon Kevin and Gysel Blindauer
Contact: kblindauer@mswparish.org

Sunday, October 27 at 1:30 p.m., following 12 p.m. mass
St. Lambert, Skokie
School Building, Room 103
Ambassadors: Deacon Chick O’Leary, Deacon David and Le Pham
Contact: chickoleary@gmail.com

Wednesday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
Our Lady of Sorrows, Vic. III
Meet: 723 Thatcher, River Forest
Ambassadors: Deacon Jim & Kim Norman
Contact: jnorman@archchicago.org

Sunday, November 10 at 12:30 p.m., after 11:15 a.m. mass
St. Mary of Vernon, Indian Creek, Vic. I
Meet: Parish Center, Rm. 118
Ambassadors: Deacon Dan amd Noelle Moore, Deacon Dan and Joanne Coughlin
Contact: dpfmoore@gmail.com

Sunday, November 17 at 11 a.m., after 10 a.m. mass, meet in narthex
St. Gabriel, Chicago, Vicariate III
Rectory
Ambassadors: Deacon Rob and Janel Morris
Contact: rfmorris2@hotmail.com


SPRING 2020

Sunday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m., after 9:30 a.m. mass, meet in narthex
St. Damian, Oak Forest, Vicariate V
Chapel
Ambassadors: Deacon Rich and Laura Korepanow
Contact: rkorepanow@archchicago.org

Wednesday January 22 at 7 p.m.
St. Bede the Venerable, Chicago, Vicariate V
Church Hall
Ambassadors: Deacon Guillermo and Silvia Tejeda
Contact: 773.704.5935, guitej67@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 19 at 7 p.m.
St. Robert Bellarmine, Chicago, Vicariate IV
Convent
Ambassadors: Deacon Bill and Ginger Frere
Contact: bfrere@srb-chicago.org

Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m.
St. James at Sag Bridge, Lemont, Vicariate V
Saginaw Hall
Ambassadors: Deacon Douglas and Carrie Szarzynski
Contact: dsarski@sbcglobal.net

Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
Divine Providence, Westchester, Vicariate IV 
Ministry Center
Ambassadors: Deacon Jim and Carmen Sponder
Contact: jsponder@archchicago.org

Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
St. Monica, Chicago, Vicariate II
Meet at: 4631 North Laramie
Ambassadors: Deacon Pat and Julie Brenner
Contact: 773.809.2397
 

For more information contact Deacon Bob Puhala, bpuhala@usml.edu or 847.837.4564 or visit us at www.usml.edu. Application Deadline for the 2020–2021 Aspirancy Path is June 1, 2020.

EXPLORING THE DIACONATE

The Institute for Diaconal Studies will host a series of Exploring the Diaconate sessions for men seeking information on becoming a deacon. Husbands and wives are invited to come and learn about the discernment process and the formation program aspirants and candidates pursue.

All are welcome to attend any of the sessions. To RSVP, contact Sister Caroline Onuoha, DMMM, at (847) 837-4563 or conuoha@usml.edu. Application deadline for the 2020–21 Aspirancy Path is June 1, 2020.

Vicariate III
November 6, 7:30 p.m.
St. Aloysius
1510 North Claremont Avenue, Chicago
Meeting will be held in Gonzaga Hall.

Vicariate IV
March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Office of the Diaconate
816 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park.

Vicariate V
April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Ss. Cyril & Methodius
608 Sobieski Street, Lemont
The meeting will be held in the Parish Life Center.

Vicariate VI
April 29, 7:30 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle
5472 South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago
The meeting will be held in the Parish Hall.

For more information, contact Deacon Bob Puhala, at bpuhala@usml.edu, or call 847.837.4564. During the fall and spring, there will be Conversations about Vocation and the Diaconate held throughout the archdiocese.