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Schedule of the Pastoral Visit of Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg to the Midwest
July 31 @ 9:30 am - August 14 @ 10:00 am CDT
Pastoral Visit of Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg to the Midwest
SCHEDULE OF PUBLIC EVENTS WITH CARDINAL HOLLERICH
July 31 – August 14, 2022
All are invited and welcome to attend! Please forward this information to family and friends!
Sunday, July 31 – Chicago, Illinois
9:30 a.m. – Mass at St. Margaret Mary Church (now Holy Child Jesus Church), 2324 W. Chase Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60645, and blessing of the statue of Our Lady of Luxembourg donated by the Archdiocese of Luxembourg in memory of George Meyers – Luxembourg Brotherhood of America Grand Lodge President.
1:00 – 5:30 p.m. – 85th Annual Schobermesse festival sponsored by the Luxembourg Brotherhood of America at the American Legion Post, 6144 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL, 60053. Live music, food/beverages, and games. More information – luxbrotherhood.org
Monday, August 1 – Chicago, Illinois
8:00 a.m. – Mass at St. Michael’s Church, the spiritual home of the “city” Luxembourgers, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60614.
Tuesday, August 2 – Aurora, Illinois
5:00 p.m. – Mass at Annunciation Church, 1820 Church Road, Aurora, IL, 60505. Followed by a reception/food/brief program (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED). For invitation/price or more information, contact Jim Michels – [email protected].
Thursday, August 4 – St. Donatus, Iowa
5:00 p.m. – Mass at St. Donatus Church, 97 E. 1st Street, St. Donatus, IA, 52071. Followed by a reception/food/brief program (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED). For invitation/price or more information, contact Terra Siegert – [email protected]
Sunday, August 7 – New Ulm, Minnesota
10:00 a.m. – Mass at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 605 N. State Street, New Ulm, MN, 56073. Followed by a reception/food/brief program (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED). For invitation/price or more information, contact Janet Tauer – [email protected].
Tuesday, August 9 – La Crosse, Wisconsin
5:00 p.m. – Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 1333 13th Street S, La Crosse, WI, 54601. Followed by a reception/food/brief program (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED). For invitation/price or more information, Sr. Carrie Kirsch – [email protected].
Thursday, August 11 – Port Washington, Wisconsin
8:30 a.m. – Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 430 Johnson Street, Port Washington, WI, 53074.
Saturday, August 13 – Belgium, Wisconsin – Luxembourg Fest Weekend
9:00 a.m. – Blessing of Immigrant Sculpture created by Luxembourg American sculptor, Victorine Hinger, in the New Luxembourg Village Square, and blessing of Luxembourg Brotherhood Boulevard and Meyers-Rolling Lake in the New Luxembourg Development. Luxembourg American Cultural Center, 100 Peter Thein Avenue, Belgium, WI, 53004
11:00 a.m. – Luxembourg Fest Parade & Luxembourg Fest – more information – lacs.lu
3:00 p.m. – Blessing of the refurbished, historic bells of St. Mary’s Church and new bell memorial. St. Mary’s Cemetery, 6066 Lake Church Road, Belgium, WI, 53004. More information – thebellsofstmarys.org
5:30 p.m. – Luxembourg American Cultural Society’s “Luxembourg Under the Stars – An Alfresco Culinary Experience” – New Luxembourg Village Square, Luxembourg American Cultural Center, 100 Peter Thein Avenue, Belgium, WI, 53004. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – more information – lacs.lu
Sunday, August 14 – Belgium, Wisconsin
10:00 a.m. – Luxembourg Fest Outdoor Mass. Belgium Community Park, Main Street, Belgium, Wisconsin. Followed by food/beverages, music, and Fest activities. More information – lacs.lu
With gratitude to the co-sponsors of Cardinal Hollerich’s Pastoral Visit to the Midwest:
Archdiocese of Luxembourg
Honorary Consulate of Luxembourg in Wisconsin
Luxembourg American Cultural Society
Luxembourg Brotherhood of America
Luxembourgers of Aurora, Illinois
St. Donatus Luxembourg Heritage Society
Luxembourg Heritage Society of Southern Minnesota
Luxembourg/American Descendants Society of the La Crosse Region
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
For more information about the Cardinal’s visit, contact Kevin Wester, Attaché for Cultural Affairs & Public Relations – Honorary Consulate of Luxembourg in Wisconsin at [email protected].