Activities During Lent
Liturgy of the Hours
Join us for Vespers every Wednesday during Lent at 6:30pm. We will gather in Eden Chapel. Each week will feature guest homilists. Typically, Vespers are 30-minutes in length.
Stations of the Cross
We will pray the Stations of the Cross at 2:15pm on Thursdays and 6:30pm on Fridays in the main church.
Join us for Weekday Eucharist at 7:00am Monday through Friday in Eden Chapel and 8:15am Monday through Saturday, also in Eden Chapel
Sacrament of Penance
Celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturdays from 3:30pm to 4:15pm, Monday of Holy week, March 26 6:30pm following Tenebrae
Join us for Eucharistic Adoration in Eden Chapel
Sign-up sheets are available in the vestibule
Eucharist cannot be left unattended during this period
Monday March 12 from 9am to 9pm
Tuesday March 13 from 9am to 9pm
Wednesday March 14 from 9am to 5pm
Thursday March 15 from 9am to 5pm
St. Joseph Table
Noon to 2pm
Help us to feed the needy in our community as we celebrate the feast of St. Joseph. We are looking for volunteers to help with set-up, serving, clean-up and more.
2018 Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, March 25
4:30PM Sat (Treble Choir & High School Schola), 8AM, 9:30AM, 11:00AM (Choir), 4:30PM (Contemporary Choir)
Monday of Holy Week, March 26
7:00AM & 8:15AM Mass (Chapel) Tenebrae: Service of Darkness 6:30PM Individual Confessions to follow
Tuesday of Holy Week, March 27
7:00AM Mass (Chapel) & 8:15AM Mass (Church)
Wednesday of Holy Week, March 28
7:00AM & 8:15AM Mass (Chapel) Vespers 6:30PM (Chapel)
Thursday of the Lord’s Supper, March 29
At the Evening Mass 6:30PM
Silent adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Eden Chapel until Night Prayer at 9PM
Friday of the Passion of the Lord, March 30
Morning Prayer, 9AM (Chapel)
Stations of the Cross, Noon (Contemporary Choir) Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, 6:30PM Night Prayer, 9PM (Chapel)
Holy Saturday, March 31
Morning Prayer, 9AM (Chapel) Blessing of Easter Foods, Noon (Lawn)
The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night, 8:00PM
Easter Sunday, April 1
8:00AM Mass (Contemporary Choir), 9:30AM Mass (Treble Choir & High School Schola) followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the Rectory Lawn, 11:15AM (Choir)
*Please note there is no 4:30PM Saturday or Sunday Mass and note the time change of the last Easter Sunday Mass to 11:15AM.
Regular Mass Schedule
doors open one-half hour before services
|Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach||Sunday
|Monday – Friday||7:00am
weekday masses are celebrated in Eden Chapel located on the west side of the church building
Sacrament of Penance
|Saturday||3:30 – 4:15pm
or appointment by calling (773) 525-0453
New to the Parish or not yet registered?
We invite you to register in the parish by stopping by the Parish Ministry Center (708 W Belmont, building west of the church) during weekday office hours (M-Thur 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm) or visit the Parish Registration page.
Sacrament of Baptism
This sacrament is generally celebrated on the first four Sundays of the month. A parent baptism preparation session is required prior to the Baptism and takes place the last Monday of each month. Please call the parish office at (773) 525-0453 to sign up for the preparation.
Sacrament of Matrimony
Please call the parish office at least one year in advance to make arrangements at (773) 525-0453.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish is a diverse Catholic community of faith in East Lakeview. In union with the local and universal Church, we seek to glorify God by responding to the Gospel and promoting the human person through the celebration of the Eucharist, religious education and formation, and service programs. We care for and empower people to grow as individuals and as a community in the life and love of Jesus Christ.
Rev. Thomas I. Healy
Resident & Assistant
Rev. Jackson Colon