Below please find upcoming events for the current month.
At a monastery, most “events” are liturgies. Monastic life revolves around times of prayer and times of work. Our full liturgical schedule may be found here.
The list for the current month below includes several feast days and exceptions to the regular schedule. Information about occasional events may be found at the bottom of the page.
Finally, you may also find updates on events, as well as photos and other items on our Facebook page.
If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 – End of Life Seminar, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Oblate Hall. Father Timothy and Father Edward will present information on pre-planning for final needs, cremation and burial, and Abbey Caskets products. For more information, click here.
Saturday-Sunday, October 19-20, 2019 – Open House Chicago, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. This free city-wide festival giving the public access to architectural wonders is the largest event of its kind in the country, and the monastery church will be included for the first time as a site. Visitors may take self-guided tours and get a closer view of our icons, historic stained glass windows, and other treasures. A short talk on urban monastic life will be offered at 2:00 p.m. both days. For more information, click here.
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 5:15 p.m. – Solemn Vespers for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Visit the Schola Laudis page for more information.
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – Latin Solemn Requiem Mass for All Souls Day. Visit the Prayer page for more information on our liturgical schedule.
Sunday, November 3, 2019 – The Catholic Readers Society. We will meet after Mass, in Oblate Hall. We will be discussing The Wanting Seed by Anthony Burgess. For more information, click here.
A film, made here at the monastery, explores the inspiration for the creation of the altarpiece icons that are at the heart of the renovation. It features interviews with Prosopon School founder and creator of the monastery’s icons, Vladislav Andrejev, and with some of the monks.
You may view the trailer here:
Monday, November 4–Saturday, November 9, 2019 – Prosopon School Icon Workshop. 6-Day Intensive Workshop for beginning and intermediate students. For more information, click here. For registration details, please contact: email@example.com.