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Section I.    General Schedule at the Shrine of Christ the King
Section II.   Weekly Schedule at the Shrine (in 2 week segments)
Section III.
   Christ the King Baroque Music Meetup Group
Section III.  Fresh from the Farm Co-Op member pick-up
Section V.  Necrology of the Shrine of Christ the King


Section I.

General Schedule at the Shrine

(Please check back often as this website and the event schedule are updated frequently)

Sunday Mass:  10:00 am  (Sunday Mass time changes to 10:00 am on June 30, [the last Sunday in June] and will be said at this time every Sunday thereafter)

Weekday Masses:  Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm and usually followed by Benediction; on other weekdays to be announced; (Please check the Weekly Schedule below frequently as Masses and other events can be scheduled at any time.)

Confessions: Sunday mornings beginning at 9:15 am until shortly before Mass begins. Please plan on arriving early if you want your Confession heard.

Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament: Every Thursday evening at 7:30 pm (unless otherwise noted, please check the Weekly Schedule below) with Holy Hour of Adoration, Recitation of the Holy Rosary and other devotional prayers. (But, on the second Thursday of each month, devotions are cancelled on that day and rescheduled on the previous Tuesday of the same week. In other words, whenever devotions fall on the second Thursday of the month, they are actually held on the second Tuesday instead.)

First Friday Devotions - On every First Friday of the month, Confessions are heard beginning at 7:00 pm followed by Holy Mass. Sacred Heart Devotions follow immediately after Holy Mass. (This is always true unless otherwise noted. Please check the Weekly Schedule below)

Procession on the Feast Day of Corpus Christi

Section II.


+ Sunday - Sunday of Corpus Christi  - June 7

{Within the Octave of Corpus Christi)

           9:15 am - Confessions (heard until Holy Mass begins)

         10:00 am - Holy Mass 

       Monday - June 8

(Within the Octave of Corpus Christi)

       Tuesday - June 9

(Within the Octave of Corpus Christi)

Feast Day of Saints Primus and Felician, Martyrs

           Wednesday - June 10

Feast Day of Saint Margaret
Queen of Scotland

       Thursday - June 11

 Octave Day of Corpus Christi

           Friday - June 12

Feast Day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

(Day of Full Abstinence)

       Saturday - June 13

                             (Within the Octave of the Sacred Heart )                               

Feast Day of Saint Anthony

Doctor of the Church  *  Hammer of Heretics  *  Wonder-Worker 

Patron of Lost Articles


+ Sunday - SACRED HEART SUNDAY  - June 14

           9:15 am - Confessions (heard until Holy Mass begins)

         10:00 am - Holy Mass 

        Monday - June 15

(withiin the Octave of the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

Feast Day of Saint Virus and Companions, Martyrs

       Tuesday - June 16

(within the Octave of the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

       Wednesday - June 17

(within the Octave of the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

(Day of Full Abstinence)

        Thursday - June 18

(within the Octave of the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

         Friday - June 19

Octave Day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Feast Day of Saint Juliana Falconieri, Virgin

also, Saints Gervase and Protase, Martyrs

         Saturday - June 20

Our Lady's Saturday

Also, Saint Silverius, Pope and Martyr


Please check back regularly for information on other events which may be taking place at the Shrine. 


Section III.


Johann Sebastian Bach once said,

"The final aim and reason of all music is nothing other than the glorification of God and the refreshment of the spirit."

   The purpose of this Meetup Group is to foster appreciation for the music of the Baroque and other great music of the broad "classical" tradition by attending live musical performances in theatres, churches and other halls. We are in the process of making arrangements for a larger group to attend Baroque music events in the North Shore and/or Downtown Chicago areas.

   While recordings make it possible for us to enjoy music when we are unable to attend a concert, live music, on the other hand, makes a greater impact upon the listener. Also, people who experience this great music in groups find that their experience of it more enriched than it would be if they went by themselves. Going as a group also has the advantage of obtaining group discounts making concert attendance more attainable on an ongoing basis. We will try to reserve seats for everyone in a group, however, group seating cannot be guaranteed. The exact number of seats in a particular area of the hall may not be available. In such a case, group members would be seated separately at various parts of the concert hall. Also, some of the members of this group are spread apart over long distances in the greater Chicagoland area. For this reason, it may not be feasible for everyone to meet at one central location. Meeting at the concert hall would often best serve the group's need.

   The group is organized by the Shrine of Christ the King in Winfield, Illinois. However, members of this Meetup are not required to be members of the Shrine in order to participate in Meetup events. All are welcome to participate! It is our desire to make it easier for people of the Chicago and larger suburban community to experience with us this music which is a product of centuries of Christian civilization. We hope you enjoy your time with us at the musical concerts and we hope to meet as many of you as possible in the coming weeks.

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Skokie, Illinois

Section IV.

Fresh from the Farm Co-op:

Pick-up Time: Thursdays, 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Pick-up Location:  Shrine of Christ the King Parking Lot (behind church)

       (Click on Contact Page tab for map and driving directions)

                              27W631 Beecher Ave

                              Winfield, IL  60190

Fresh from the Farm Co-op meets at the Shrine Parking Lot as a pick-up and drop-off location for members of the Co-op who find this location convenient. The Catholic Church encourages all to eat food from nature as God created it. Natural foods are true nourishment for the mind and the body. If you are interested in more information about the Co-op, please refer to this link:




Please check back regularly for information on other events which may be taking place at the Shrine. 


Section V.


Please pray for the repose of the souls of the faithful departed of the Shrine of Christ the King

"It is, therefore, a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins."   (2 Macabees 12:46)

Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord and let perptual light shine upon them.

May they rest in peace. Amen

May their souls and the souls of the faithful departed,

through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen

+ Melvin J Crochet

Melvin J. Crochet, age 78, a resident of Wheaton, IL, died Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. He was born April 26, 1934 in Belle Rose, LA.

Melvin was a career Air Force man, retiring after 20+ years as a Major. He graduated from Aviation Cadets and Flight School in Harlingen, TX. He worked at NORAD Aerospace Command from 1964 until he retired in 1976. While working with NORAD he served in Turkey, in Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada, and in RAF Fylingdale, in England. He also retired from AT&T in 1996. He was well known for his fudge making and family called it "Papa's Fudge".

He is survived by his wife 55 years, Mary Anne L. Crochet; two sons, Matthew J., and Martin A. (Lisa); four grandchildren, Dillon, Christina, Colton and Samantha; five brothers and sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and six brothers and sisters.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL 60187. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Shrine of Christ the King, 27W631 Beecher Ave., in Winfield, IL 60190. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton, IL.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be directed to the American Parkinson Disease Association, National Young Onset Center, 25 N Winfield Rd, Winfield, IL 60190; Masses are also encouraged and appreciated.

"They have the buildings...We have the Faith!" St. Athanasius