COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CATHOLIC EVENTS!!!

Events that Catholic Spirit Radio leads or events led by Catholic Churches or Catholic organizations

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ROSARY EVENT AT CATHOLIC SPIRIT RADIO

Friday, October 7th is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.  This day is remembered for the Blessed Virgin Mary's intercession in stopping the Ottoman Turks' 1600's invasion of Malta and potentially Rome.  Soldiers and Christians throughout Europe devotedly prayed the Rosary invoking her aid against the daunting forces.  Catholic Spirit Radio invites you to join in a worldwide recitation of the Rosary as we link via live audio with others in prayer.  The local Rosary begins at 6:30PM in the north parking lot under their large illuminated rosary of Catholic Spirit Radio (108 Boeykens Place in Normal). Bring family and friends, your rosary, and a lawn chair. Free & open to all ages.  Dan and Stephanie Burke, The Displaced Carmelite Nuns of Sacramento, Chris Stefanick, and Bishop Strickland will be guiding the event.  Dan and Stephanie Burke host "Divine Intimacy Radio" on our station Sundays at 2:30AM and 10PM.  You may recall that both Dan and Chris Stefanick have done talks at a parish in Normal in the past. 

EVENTS LED BY OTHER CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS OR CHURCHES

OCTOBER 2 - LIFE CHAIN (PRO-LIFE EVENT)
Life Chain is a peaceful, silent and prayerful witness in support of all human life.  From 2PM-3, they’ll line up along College Ave, in front of Epiphany Church in Normal. Signs will be provided. Even if you cannot stay the hour, please stop by to say a prayer.

OCTOBER 2 – EUCHARISTIC TALKS FOR TEENS

A talk especially for high schoolers on living a Eucharistic centered life will be given at St. Patrick Church of Merna in Bloomington by Father Luke Spannagel.   Join them for Eucharistic Adoration, praise & worship, food, and fellowship! It's free! All are welcome! Scroll above for info on 2 additional Eucharist talks for all ages.  Bring a friend!  To help them plan, they encourage you to sign up for this specific at a different link for this specific day: https://form.jotform.com/222363951995164

OCTOBER 15 - AMERICA NEEDS FATIMA RALLY

America needs Fatima Rosary Rally takes place in Bloomington at Center Street & Chestnut Street.  Arrive at 11:45AM. Prayers start at Noon. More info is: https://americaneedsfatima.org/

EVENTS OCCURING EVERY WEEK

 

INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC

Are you interested in becoming Catholic?  Do you know someone who may be interested in learning more about the Catholic faith?  Churches are beginning RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults ) courses now.  Find out more by contacting a local Catholic Church near you! Catholic Spirit Radio is also available to assist you in finding an RCIA program.  Call/voicemail 309-807-2427 or email office@catholicspiritradio.org   (Please share this opportunity with interested or curious people.) 

EVERY WEDNESDAY NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 23 - ALPHA

Epiphany Church's parish hall in Normal will have the Alpha series every Wednesday from 6-8PM.  Everyone age 16 or older is invited to participate in this Alpha regardless of their religion or lack of religion. Alpha is an "opportunity to explore the meaning of life" and more.  Come for free dinner, a video talk, and a table discussion.   www.alphausa.org is the national Alpha page.  To sign up click "open form" at Epiphany's info page: https://www.epiphanyparish.com/events/alpha-fall-2022

EVENTS OCCURRING EVERY MONTH

 

ONGOING – EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL VIRTUAL CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 

Without having to go anywhere, you can have access to great free talks about Jesus’ presence in the Eucharist that you can play whenever you want.  In addition, there are some live talks, too.  Imagine for a moment what it could mean for our Church, our families, and the world if we realized that Jesus is present and more powerful than the storm around us.  Among the long list of speakers, you may recognize some of them, such as Dr. Gregory Popcak who hosts More2Life on Catholic Spirit Radio.  However, the conference is NOT affiliated with Catholic Spirit Radio.  For more info, visit the website and hit the register button:  https://go.virtualcatholicconference.com/ERC22

 

1st SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - JOIN A CARMELITE SPIRITUALITY GROUP
At 9AM, the "Carmelite Spirituality Group" will meet at historic St. Patrick's Catholic Church in the parish hall, in Bloomington. Is God calling you to become a Third Order Lay Carmelite? Do you want to learn more about the Carmelite way? If you are 18 years or older, and a Catholic in good standing, you are invited to attend the meetings held every 1st Saturday of the month. For details, please contact / RSVP - Lorrie at LittlewayofCarmel@gmail.com

2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – PRAYER FOR PRIESTS

All are welcome at Historic St. Patrick’s Church in Bloomington at 3PM.  They will pray the rosary, divine mercy chaplet and other prayers for current priests and for future priestly vocations. 

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