Parish News & Events

MAR THOMA SLEEHA CATHEDRAL, CHICAGO

HOLY WEEK SERVICES - 2017

Date

Time and event / Program

April 9 Sun

Palm Sunday

08.00 am Holy Qurbana

Fr. Augustine

Fr. James Joseph,

Fr. Sheen Pius

10.00 am Hosana Services begin at the Parish Hall

10.30 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

Mar Jacob Angadiath

Fr. Augustine

Fr. Johnykutty Puliserry – Message

Fr. Paul Chaliserry

Fr. James Joseph

Fr. Sheen Pius

Fr. Johnus Cherunilam VC

 

10.30 am Holy Qurbana (English) – Basement Chapel

Fr. Ken Gerth – Message

Fr. George Maliekal

 

12.00 pm “Thamukku Neercha” Parish Hall

05.00 am Holy Qurbana (North Brook)

05.30 am Holy Qurbana

Apr 10 Mon

 

 

08.30 am Holy Qurbana                        Day of Confession (whole day)

07.00 pm Holy Qurbana & Way of the Cross  

 

Apr 11 Tue

 

 

08.30 am Holy Qurbana                        Day of Confession (whole day)

07.00 pm Holy Qurbana & Way of the Cross  

 

Apr 12 Wed

 

 

 

 

 

 

08.30 am Holy Qurbana                         Day of Confession (whole day)

06.30 pm Chrism Mass & Way of the Cross  

Mar Jacob Angadiath

Fr. Thomas Mulavanal

Fr. Augustine 

Fr. James Joseph

Fr. Johnykutty George

Apr 13 Thu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pesaha

No Mass in the morning

 

07.00 pm Holy Qurbana, Washing of the feet.

Mar Jacob Angadiath –Message

Fr. Augustine

Fr. James Joseph

Fr. Johnus Cherunilam VC

Fr. Sheen Pius

09.00 pm Pesaha Appam Murickal (Parish Hall)

09.00 pm to midnight Adoration in the Daily chapel

 

Apr 14 Fri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good Friday

 

09.00 am to 05.00 pm Adoration in the Daily Chapel

05.30 pm Solemn Way of the Cross – Parish Hall

05.30 pm Solemn Way of the Cross(English) – Basement Chapel

 

07.00 pm Passion Narration & 

Veneration of the Crucifix(Malayalam)

                Fr. Sheen Pius - Message

07.00 pm Passion Narration & 

Veneration of the Crucifix(English) – Basement Chapel

                Fr. James Joseph – Message

 

Apr 15 Sat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holy Saturday                                     Day of Confession (whole day)

08.30 am Holy Qurbana – Blessing of New Water & Fire

 

07.00 pm Easter Vigil

07.00 pm Easter Services & Holy Qurbana

Mar Jacob Angadiath.

Fr. Paul Chaliserry - Message

07.00 pm Easter Services & Holy Qurbana – English

  Fr. James Joseph

  Fr. Paul Choorathottiyil– Message

9.00 pm Sneha Virunnu (Parish Hall)

 

Apr 16 Sun

 

Easter Sunday

10.00 am Holy Qurbana – Malayalam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events:

2016 Thirunnal Celebrations Programs

Jun 26 Sunday
8:00 am Holy Qurbana (Mal)
11:00 am Holy Qurbana (Eng): Rev. Fr. Tom M.S.F.S
12:30 pm Kodiyettam: Rev. Fr. Thomas Mulavanal V.G.
5:30 pm Holy Qurbana
June 27 Monday
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana & Novena:
Rev. Fr. Sebastian Vethanath
June 28 Tuesday
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana & Novena: Rev. Fr. Paul Chalissery
June 29 Wednesday
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana & Novena:
Rev. Fr. Babu Madathiparampil
(Malankara Qurbana)
June 30 Thursday
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana & Novena:
Rev. Fr. Johnus Cherunilathu V.C.
July 1 Friday
5:00 pm Holy Qurbana (Eng) & Novena Mar Jacob Angadiath
7:00 pm “Noopura Dhwani”(Syro Malabar Nite: Cultural Program)
Inauguration: Mar Joy Alappat
July 2 Saturday
5:00 pm Holy Qurbana (Eng) & Novena
Rev. Fr. Joseph Palackal C M I
Message – Rev. Fr. David Mowry
7:00 pm “Vismaya 2016” (Cultural Program by the Youth)
Inauguration - Mar Jacob Angadiath
July 3 Sunday
9:00 am Holy Qurbana
4.30 pm Rasa Qurbana: Mar Joy Alappat
Homily : Rev. Fr. Britto M. Berchumans
7:00 pm Solemn Procession
8:00 pm Sneha Virunnu
9:00 pm Laser Show
July 4 Monday
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana Memorial Mass for the
departed souls: Mar Jacob Angadiath
July 10 Sunday
8:00 am Holy Qurbana: Rev. Fr. Paul Poovathinkal CMI
11:00 am Holy Qurbana, Kodiyirakkam:
Mar Jose Porunnedam (Bishop of Mananthavadi)
Minor Orders: Mar Jacob Angadiath
5:30 pm Holy Qurbana
 

 

Saturday, March 26: EASTER VIGIL LITURGY
7:00 PM : Pontifical Holy Qurbana – Malayalam (Main Church)
7:00 PM : Holy Qurbana – English (Church basement)
Scripture Readings:
EIsaiah 60:1-7; I Samuel 2:1-10; Romans 5: 20- 6: 23; Mathew 28:1-6

Sunday, March 27: EASTER SUNDAY (Only ONE Holy Qurbana this day)
10:00 AM : Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

December 31, 2015 Schedule at our Church

Dec.31 2015 Thursday

 Main Church

8.30 am H.Qurbana

7.00 pm to 11.45 pm Adoration – Fr. Paul Chalissery

11.45 pm Year ending prayers

12.01 am New Year Prayers

12.10 am Holy Qurbana – Mar Jacob Angadiyath

 Basement Chapel

9.30 pm H.Qurbana in English – Fr. Vinod Madathiparambil

Jan. 1 2016 Friday

10.00 am H.Qurbana (No H.Qurbana at 8.30 am)

7.00 pm H.Qurbana  + 1 Hour Adoration (No Night Vigil on 1st Jan Friday)

 

CYM is organizing a Holiday Family Photo Sessions on Nov 15th , 22nd , 29th and Dec 6th, Please click for more details.

Inner Healing Retreat at Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral., Please click for more information.
SMYO will be having the Pailnt Ball outing on Saturday Sept 26th , Please Click for more information.
Parents and Youth Seminar will be on on Sunday Sept. 27th , Please Click for more information
CCD classes for academic year 2015-2016 will begin on Sunday,30th August. Please complete the registration as soon as possible via below registration form.  You may use the link
https://stthomas.parishon.net/cathedralccd/  to directly access the portal for registration.
If you have difficulty completing the registration online, please visit the cathedral on Saturday, 29th August.Arrangements for registrations are made by trustees from 10 AM until 4 PM.
Personal check or cash is preferred for onsite registrations please.
Online registration for School of Religious Education (CCD) and School of Languages (Malayalam School) is now available.  Click here for more details.

 

Retreat for You led by USA Sehion Catholic Youth Ministry , Please click here for details

THIRUNNAL LITURGY SCHEDULE 2015

June 29 Monday and June 30th Tuesday

8:30 am Holy Qurbana ,
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana, Novena, Ladeenju
July 1, Wednesday
8:30 am Holy Qurbana
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana, Novena, Ladeenju
July 2, Thursday
8:30 am Holy Qurbana
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana, Novena, Ladeenju
July 3, Friday Dukrana
(Day of Obligation) Youth day
8:30 am Holy Qurbana
5:30 pm Holy Qurbana
English, Novena, Ladeenju
July 4, Saturday
8:30 am Holy Qurbana
4:30 pm Holy Qurbana, Novrna, Ladeenju
July 5, Sunday
9:00 am Holy Qurbana
4:00 pm Thirunnal Raza Qurbana, Ladeenju
July 6, Monday
9:00 am Holy Qurbana
7:00 pm Holy Qurbana - Me morial Mass for all Departed Souls
July 12, Sunday
8:00 am Holy Qurbana
11:00 am Holy Qurbana, Kodiyirakkam
  • St Thomas Syro Malabar Cathedral Church Picnic 2015
 
Dukarana Thirunnal begins with the 11.00am Holy Mass followed by flag hoisting. The main thirunal days are July 3rd(Friday), 4th(Saturday) & 5th (Sunday)
 

Pastors

Vicar Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil
Asst. Vicar Fr. James Joseph SDB
 

Trustees

George Ampalathumkal
+1 (312) 912-1762
Joseph Kanikunnel
+1 (773) 603-5660
Luke Chirayil
+1 (630) 808-2125
Paul Vadakara
+1 (708) 307-1122
Siby Parekat
+1 (847) 209-1142
 

Contact

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Phone: +1 (708) 544-7250
Phone: +1 (708) 544-6419
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