Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: St. Mary of the Angels

Our next stop in touring Chicago’s beautiful churches is St. Mary of the Angels.  My husband and I had never been here before.  We have passed it many times and saw it from the Kennedy expressway, so we were excited to attend their Saturday, 5 PM Mass.

St. Mary of the Angels is another church that was near the wrecking ball.  The famous dome was literally crumbling and leaking.  After years of struggling to raise the money for the needed repairs, there was a happy ending to that story.

In 1991, the administration of the parish was entrusted to the priests of Opus Dei.  A chapel dedicated to Saint Josemaría Escrivá was built in 2002.

This Saturday, August 2 will be the Feast of St. Mary of the Angels.  There will be a get together after Mass.

Rev. John R. Waiss is the newly appointed pastor.  Rev. Hilary Mahaney will remain as Pastor Emeritus.

St. Mary of the Angels is located at 1850 N. Hermitage.  Their phone number is 773-278-2644.  The church is also on Facebook and on Twitter.

Here are the links to the other posts in the series:

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches:  St. Andrew Parish (ChicagoNow Best Photo Gallery for June!)

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches: Santa Lucia Church

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches:  Holy Innocents

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches:  St. John Cantius

Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches:  St. Michael in Old Town

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