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Diamond Jubilee Opening Mass

  • St. Rita Parish 6243 S Fairfield Ave Chicago, IL, 60629 United States (map)
St. Rita Parish Chicago

The day after our third annual Augustinian Gala, the worldwide leader of the Augustinian Order, the Most Rev. Alejandro Moral Antón, O.S.A., will celebrate our Diamond Jubilee Opening Mass.  Mass will be at St. Rita Parish in Chicago, which is the first site of service for the Midwest Augustinians, along with St. Rita High School.

This year, the Midwest Augustinians will begin celebrating the 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of the Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel.  Though the Augustinians have served in the Midwest since 1905, we did not officially become are own unique province until 1941.

  • Deacon David and Maria Andrade (St. Rita of Cascia Parish, Chicago)
  • Frank Caldarone (Palermo's of 63rd Street)

  • Sr. Ardis Cloutier, O.S.F. (Assistant Director of Augustinian Vocations)
  • Chuck Engvall (Providence Catholic High School)
  • Deacon Jim Foody, M.D. (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
  • Michael Heeney (Heeney Funeral Home)
  • Letitia Olinger (St. Rita of Cascia High School)
Earlier Event: April 24
Augustinian Gala 2015
Later Event: May 13
St. Rita of Cascia Solemn Novena