Opportunities for Reflection

  • Family Reflection based upon the Church Windows (part of our Family Ministry outreach)
    Saturday, March 11 from 10:00am – 11:30 am in Church
  • Song and Story: Fr. Dom and Mark Teresi (all are welcome to attend)
    Wednesday, March 22 in Church
  • It’s so Hard to Say Good-Bye: Reflecting on Transitions (all are welcome to attend)
    Saturday, March 25 from 9:00am – 11:30 in the Ministry Center Chapel

Simple Suppers Wednesdays evenings in the Social Hall

  • Wednesday, March 8 from 6:30-7:30pm Sponsored by the Refugee Ministry, followed by prayer in the Church
  • Wednesday, March 15 from 6:00-7:00pm Sponsored by the Pastoral Council, followed by a listening session in the Social Hall
  • Wednesday, March 22 from 6:00-7:00pm Sponsored by NCA Preschool - Joan Harrington, followed by prayer in the Church (held in the NCA Cafeteria)

Stations of the Cross

  • Fridays from March 3 – April 7 at 3:00pm in the Church


  • Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, March 1) 
    7:30am ~ Mass (Ashes distributed during Mass.)
    8:30am ~ NCA’s school Mass (Ashes distributed during Mass.)
    6:00pm ~ Ashes distributed.
    7:00pm ~ Mass (Ashes distributed during Mass.)
  • Lenten Reconciliation
    Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00pm in Church
  • Sunday, April 9 (Palm Sunday)
    5:00pm ~ Vigil Mass (Saturday, April 8)
    8:00am, 9:30am ~ Masses
    11:00am ~ Combined Mass (There will be no 10:00am, 10:30am, or 11:30am Masses.)
  • Thursday, April 13 (Holy Thursday)
    7:30pm ~ Mass
  • Friday, April 14 (Good Friday)
    3:00pm ~ Stations of the Cross in Church
    7:30pm ~ Prayer service
  • Saturday, April 15 (Holy Saturday)
    11:00am ~ Blessing of the Easter baskets
    3:00-4:00pm ~ Individual reconciliation
    7:00pm ~ Interfaith Lighting of the Holy Fire (location TBD)
    7:30pm ~ Easter Vigil Mass
  • Sunday, April 16 (Easter)
    Regular Mass schedule

Deanery Activities

  • Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (L.O.S.S.) Mass
    Saturday, March 18 at 11:00am at St. Gertrude
  • St. Gregory the Great: Lenten Mission
    Talks will be held at 5545 N. Paulina on Sundays at 7:00pm.
    Prayer with Fr. Paul Wachdorf
    Sunday, March 12 at 7:00pm
    How to Pray Mass with Fr. Brian Fisher
    Sunday, March 19 at 7:00pm
    Everyday Discernment with Sr. Regina DeVitto 
    Sunday, March 26 at 7:00pm
    Drawing Closer to Christ: Prayerfully Entering into the Mystery of Sacred Art with Joseph Malham (Reception following.)
    Sunday, April 2 at 7:00pm

Ecumenical Activity

  • Lutheran-Catholic Vespers at St. Ita
    Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00pm at 1220 W. Catalpa

St. Gertrude Parish
1420 West Granville Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: (773) 764-3621
Email: stgertrude1420@sbcglobal.net