Welcome to BelongChicago.org!
Here you can find ways to connect in the Archdiocese of Chicago. We hope you find a place where you belong, where you can find new friends, serve others, learn about the faith, and connect with the Catholic community of the Chicago area.
This is an evolving list of opportunities and a site that is a work in progress. Currently all events are for young adults, however, we will expand in the coming months. Check back weekly for new opportunities and updates to the offerings. If you have suggestions, ideas, or would like to add your event to the list, please contact email@example.com.
721 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654
Prayers with Mary
Prayers with Mary is a weekly faith gathering that prays for peace and celebrates our loving relationship with our Blessed Mother through a collection of Marian Prayers including the Rosary, as well as related impromptu prayers from the heart. No experience is necessary--only a desire to share in prayerful love with our Blessed Mother.
Wednesday, 12/27/17, 6:00 PM
2Q General Meeting
Please join us for our Second General Meeting of 2018!
New, veteran, and prospective members of the Junior Board are invited and encouraged to attend our Second Quarter General Meeting! We will begin with Mass at 6:00 PM and proceed to drinks, dinner, and the General Meeting program to highlight our 1Q'18 progress and our upcoming goals and opportunities to serve with Catholic Charities.
Thursday, 4/26/18, 6:00 PM
3Q General Meeting
Please join us for our Third General Meeting of 2018!
New, veteran, and prospective members of the Junior Board are invited and encouraged to attend our Third Quarter General Meeting! We will begin with Mass at 6:00 p.m. and proceed to drinks, dinner, and the General Meeting program to highlight our 2Q'18 progress and our upcoming goals and opportunities to serve with Catholic Charities.
Thursday, 7/12/18, 6:00 PM
4Q General Meeting
Please join us for our Fourth General Meeting of 2018!
New, veteran, and prospective members of the Junior Board are invited and encouraged to attend our Fourth Quarter General Meeting! We will begin with Mass at 6:00 PM and proceed to drinks, dinner, and the General Meeting program to highlight our 3Q'18 progress and our upcoming goals and opportunities to serve with Catholic Charities.
Thursday, 10/25/18, 6:00 PM
642 West Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614
Shot of Theology
Join fellow young adults for an extension of the summer series, Theology on Tap. Each month will feature a theologically based talk with various visiting speakers from across the Chicagoland area. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with the talk starting promptly at 7:30 p.m. If you have any questions please contact Mike Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Wednesday of the Month!
Tuesday, 11/14/17, 7:00 PM
Meet & Greet and Burwood Tap Happy Hour
New to St. Clement's? Looking to meet fellow young adults at the parish? Interested in finding out about ways to get involved? Join other new young adults to the St. Clement's parish for a meet and greet at Colectivo Coffee Shop at Clark & Deming (2530 North Clark Street) for coffee and conversation at 6 p.m. From there the group will walk together over for the 7 p.m. mass. After the 7 p.m. mass, join fellow young adults at Burwood Tap for a happy hour to continue conversation and meet others already involved at the parish.
Last Sunday of the Month!
Saturday, 11/25/17, 6:00 PM
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. for some pick up volleyball in the St. Clement Gym at Orchard and Deming. Come for as long or as little as you like, and all skill levels are welcome.
Monday, 12/25/17, 7:30 PM
825 North Carpenter Street, Chicago, IL 60642
Weekly Mass & Gathering
Every Wednesday we meet at St. John Cantius for the Rosary, Confession, Mass, and Night Prayer followed by a social gathering or group activity!
Tuesday, 11/28/17, 7:30 PM
420 West County Line Road, Barrington, IL 60010
Women's Stations of the Cross Evening of Prayer
Come join us this Tuesday of Holy Week to walk the Way of the Cross alongside Mary, the Mother of God, who remained compassionate and faithful to God even at the foot of the cross. The evening includes a simple Lenten dinner, reflection, and the Stations of the Cross.
Tuesday, 3/27/18, 6:00 PM
Holy Week Retreat
Retreat silence is a form of dying to self. In a Holy Week retreat especially we enter with Christ into the very silence of the tomb where we pass from the deep sorrow of Good Friday to the peaceful joy of Easter.
Wednesday, 3/28/18, 4:00 PM
Jesus and Women: Sharing the Road to Discipleship (Women's Retreat)The earliest Gospel traditions testify that despite the rigorous rules separating men and women in the first century, Jesus had women friends and disciples. In this overnight retreat, the Resurrected Jesus joins us as we enter into stories of His encounters with women. As we do, we hear His message to us today as His women disciples and friends in our world, right now. Opportunities for individual consultation with Ignatian spiritual directors will be available during the retreat. Financial assistance with the fees is available.
Friday, 4/13/18, 08:00 AM
Living the Gospel: Challenges Then and Now
An Ignatian silent retreat for men.
Retreat master: Fr. George Drance, SJ
Drawing on his extensive theatrical background and cross-cultural work, Fr. Drance will perform scenes from his acclaimed one man show "The Gospel of Mark." He will then open up the Gospel narrative with illuminating insights in to the cultural context then and its practical challenges for today.
Friday, 4/20/18, 5:00 PM
Growing in Love
An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Retreat for Sacramentally Married Couples
Retreat Masters: Tom and Geralyn Sparough and Fr. Michael Sparough
Love thrives when it is cultivated.
Spend some time tending to your love relationship with dramatized reflections, engaging rituals, and preaching that is pointed and practical.
Friday, 4/27/18, 5:00 PM
1429 West Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
Pray the Rosary With Us!St. Alphonsus will be offering opportunities to pray the rosary every Monday night in the Church from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Please come and join us as we pray for our parish. You can join the mailing list by sending an email to our rosary group leaders, Aaron Hui and Laurey Brown at email@example.com
Sunday, 12/24/17, 6:30 PM
This is a small group Bible Study. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details on location.
Every Second and Fourth Thursday!
Wednesday, 11/22/17, 7:00 PM
Fr. Micahel Pfleger
Kick your week off on the young adult prayer line. You don't have to say anything...just listen in. Listen in for an encouraging word. Every Monday 7 a.m. - 7:10 a.m. Dial the phone number below and then enter the access code.
Phone Number: 641.715.3580.
Access Code: 369303.
Sunday, 11/26/17, 07:00 AM
Fr. Michael Pfleger
St. Mary-Of-The-Woods, IN 47876
Bring Hope to Life: Come and See weekend retreat
Bring Hope to Life
Come and See weekend retreat
April 6-8, 2018 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, invite single Catholic women ages 18-42 to a free Come and See retreat weekend April 6-8, 2018, at beautiful, spirit-filled Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Deepen your prayer life. Get an inside look at the life and ministry of the Sisters of Providence. Explore where God is calling you.
Friday, 4/6/18, 08:00 AM
Support for those with Same-sex attraction who are striving to live by Catholic moral teachings.
Please ignore date and time below, the correct date and time of Event are Confidential! Please contact Fr. John Waiss for more information.
Saturday, 12/30/17, 5:00 PM
Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Mission of Our Lady of the Angels has GUARANTEED ENTRIES to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Sign up by November 30th to run with Mission of Our Lady of the Angels and young adults from across the Archdiocese (and country!). Substantial training and fundraising assistance will be provided as part of the team. SPOTS ARE LIMITED sign up today!
Saturday, 10/6/18, 07:30 AM
3546 North Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60657
Young Adult Hangouts
A casual hangout of young adult catholics that takes place weekly. No pressure, no agenda, just the opportunity to meet and talk with other young adults.
Every Sunday after the 5:30 p.m. Mass!
Saturday, 11/4/17, 6:30 PM
2330 West Sunnyside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
If you are a parent or childcare provider (nanny/au pair) for a young child (3 years and under) in the Lincoln Square area, join us Fridays for open social and play time. This is a great way for young families to get together and form connections while playing in the great facilities of Queen of Angels School.
Please enter through the courtyard and main doors of the school from Western Avenue. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Every Friday when school is in session! Fridays NOT in session, 2017-2018: 11/3, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29, 1/5, 2/2, 2/9, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 5/4, 6/8 and through the summer.
Wednesday, 11/22/17, 11:45 AM