March for Life 2019: Washington D.C: This was my first March for Life, and I hope it will be the first of many, pleasing God. Being in the company of fellow Catholics, the Canons and the other faithful, with whom there is a harmony of ideals and a shared vision, is a great pleasure and a small foretaste of heaven, especially for a convert like myself.

Annual Shrine Benefit Dinner: Each spring for the past six years, hundreds of friends of the Shrine from across Chicago have gathered for a culturally-themed dinner event in order to raise funds for the restoration of the historic landmark church which is home to Christ the Infant King and to so many of His people. Last year’s Evening in Roma raised over $51,000--a new record!

The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the threefold manifestation of the divinity of Our Lord to the whole world: the adoration of the Magi; the baptism of Christ in the Jordan; and the first miracle at the wedding feast of Cana.

11:30am High Mass on New Year’s Day, Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord. At that time, when eight days were fulfilled for the circumcision of the Child, His name was called Jesus