There will only be a 12 noon Mass on Wednesday. There are no Masses scheduled for Thursday and Friday, and on Thursday, the Chapel will be closed. Regular Masses will be celebrated on Sunday, November 29, and the Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be offered.
The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ's second coming at the end of the time and also to the anniversary of the Lord's birth on Christmas. The First Sunday of Advent is on November 29. Come join us as we light the first candle of the Advent Wreath.
Prepare the Chapel for Christmas as we set up the Christmas trees on Monday, November 30, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Come when you can and leave when you must. Refreshments and music of the season will be provided to help everyone get into the spirit of this Holy Season.
On Dec. 1 at 5:15 p.m. please join Loyola’s Filipino Christian Life Community in celebrating Simbang Gabi, a traditional Filipino pre-Christmas Mass. This Mass will include special music and other Filipino traditions as we look forward to celebrating the birth of Christ.
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation, is December 8. Please join us at Madonna della Strada chapel for festive Masses with music at 12:00 noon and 5:15 p.m.
On Dec. 9 at 12:00 noon, please join Loyola’s Spanglish Christian Life Community in celebrating a Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This Mass will include traditional songs and readings in Spanish.
The following is the liturgy schedule at Madonna della Strada Chapel during Christmas break: on Sunday December 13, there will be one Mass at 10:30 a.m. Daily Masses Dec. 14 through 18, will be at 12:00 noon. There will be no daily Masses Dec. 21 through January 11, 2015. Christmas Mass at Midnight will be the only Mass offered at the Chapel for the Solemnity of Christmas. The Sunday Mass at 10:30 a.m. will be celebrated as usual throughout the break.
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Looking for an oasis of prayer during the middle of your week? Find the quiet you long for on Wednesday evenings. Taizé Prayer is a prayer service filled with meditative song, scripture and silence. All are welcome. Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. in Madonna della Strada Chapel
The Loyola Experience is lived at a frenetic, fast-forward pace. Noon Tunes creates a space in which all students, regardless of their faith background, can “press pause” for a few moments. Every week, a student leader and/or Loyola staff member will put together a playlist of music that explores a particular theme. Drop by the Damen Cinema anytime between 12noon - 1:00 p.m. to slow down a little, unplug, and join your peers for a few minutes of guided reflection.