Lord, it is wonderful
for us to be here…
–Matthew 17:4

 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to Transfiguration!

Transfiguration Parish is a people called to build a Catholic
Faith Community by seeking Christ and sharing His Gospel
through Prayer, Education, Service and Social Activities.
 
 
 
MASS SCHEDULE
 
 
In person Liturgies are offered by reservation only (see link below)
Saturday, 4pm in English, 6pm en Español,
Sunday 8 & 10am in English and
Sunday 1pm in Polish >>MORE
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10:00am Virtual Sunday Mass from Transfiguration Church.
 

Reserve tickets for observed Sunday Liturgies through Eventbrite HERE

Mass will also stream live on Facebook at 10am on Sundays

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05.09.21 ===== Parish Announcements

MASS FOR OUR LADY OF FATIMA:

On May 13, 2021 at 7:00PM in Spanish. Reservations can be made on Eventbrite or by calling the parish office.

WEEKLY HOLY HOUR:

Wednesdays at 7 pm in the church. Face coverings are required but reservations are not.  [This Wednesday, May 12th, we will have a special Marian Holy Hour, commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the installation of the statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Transfiguration.]

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY:

Transfiguration is in need of Bereavement Ministers. Assisting families with the planning of funeral masses or services. Training for Bereavement Ministry will be held on Saturday, June 5 via Zoom from 8:45 am 1:30 pm. There is no cost to attend.  Prayerfully consider helping in this very rewarding Ministry. Contact Kathie Blaszak in the Parish Office if you are interested or have questions.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES MOTHER’S DAY COLLECTION:

You may drop the Mother’s Day Envelope at the regular collection. The envelopes will be in the vestibule for people to pick up as they arrive for mass.

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL:

Please pledge an amount and help us reach our goal.  Online donations can be made at: https://give.archchicago.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=aca_donation_form_2021 OR inquire with the Parish Office for a mail in envelope.

RESPECT LIFE:

St. Mary Annunciation has invited our parishioners to Respect Life Holy Hour on Sunday May 16, 2021 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. If you wish to attend please register at www.stmaryfc.org.

 

 

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05.01.21 ===== Congratulations FIrst Communicants

On behalf of the Transfiguration School of Religion director, Catechists, Frassati Principal, Teachers, Families, and Friends.

And united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 First Communicants! 

Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra and Fr. Alex Garcia, welcome many families on Saturday, May 1, 2021, where 52 children united with Jesus Christ through the Holy Eucharist, the precious body of Christ. May that they be filled and nourished by our Lord and Savior.  May the good lord guide them throughout their journey and pray that God’s grace shine upon them today as they grow in the spirit of His embrace now and always.

The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey along with Christ.


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===== Annual Catholic Appeal 2021

THANK YOU for your participation in the Annual Catholic Appeal.  You may still participate by visiting: annualcatholicappeal.com.  Be sure to note Transfiguration as your Parish.  Funds collected beyond our goal are returned to the parish, which helps our mission in building our Catholic Faith Community through the service and activities it helps us provide.

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===== Tax Credit Scholarship – Limited Time Special Opportunity

Frassati Catholic Academy needs our support today. Currently, there are 49 students on a waiting list hoping to receive funding so that they will be financially able to attend Frassati Catholic Academy next year. From now until MAY 31, Frassati has a fantastic opportunity to have all donations made through the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship program matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor, doubling the impact of these donations. All donations made through this program by individuals are also eligible for a 75% Illinois state income tax credit.

 

Please consider helping to fund scholarships for Frassati students in need. Frassati Catholic Academy and the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic School’s Scholarship Department will be hosting an online informational meeting on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm via Zoom. This meeting will discuss the benefits of donating to the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and the steps you need to take to donate through this program. A Zoom link will be emailed directly to all who register HERE. As an added incentive, anyone who attends the online Zoom presentation will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card just for listening. Please note that there is no obligation to donate.
 
For additional information about this amazing opportunity to help fund Catholic education, please listen to the attached short video https://youtu.be/_1t6oivo7PM
from Fr. Jerry or review the attached PDF Flyer. Please direct questions about this program to the school principal, Tammy Kleckner, tkleckner@frassaticatholicacademy.org, or the Director of Marketing & Development, Lisa Schwabe lschwabe@frassaticatholicacademy.org.
 
Thank you for your support of Catholic education.
 

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===== Welcome / Bienvenido Fr. Alex

Fr. Javier Alexander Garcia


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===== Congratulations RCIA Students

On behalf of the Transfiguration Parish, families, and friends and united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 RCIA students, who were sealed with chrism and the Holy Spirit by Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra, who welcomed them to the Catholic
Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Maria Elena Espejo Chaga
Magdalena Parmelee
Lily Parmelee
Andrea Lazaro

The RCIA team have worked hard to prepare the candidates to get them ready for this life-changing moment. You did a great job! May the gifts of the Spirit fill your lives and deepen your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.  The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey in their faith growth.

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03.13.21 ===== Congratulations Confirmandi

On behalf of the Transfiguration Parish and the School of Religion director, catechists, Frassati principal and teachers, families, and friends!

And united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 Confirmandi, who were sealed with chrism and the Holy Spirit by Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra, who with a special dispensation from the Archdiocese of Chicago administrated the Sacrament of Confirmation to 75 young teens on Saturday, March 13, 2021. May the gifts of the Spirit fill your lives and deepen your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey in their faith growth.


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PRAYER

Celebrating Our Faith More Joyfully

EDUCATION

Learning Our Faith More Deeply

SERVICE

Sharing Our Faith More Intentionally
 

SOCIAL

Living Our Faith More Lively