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Special Events Page

Upcoming Special Events

There are many exciting events taking place at St. Michael's. As our site continues to develop we will add details related to each event so that in the future you will be able to click on any of the logos below for more information. For information immediately please email or call the Parish Office at 312-642-2498 and ask for Toni Dunning.


Antique Appraisal Fair

October 2, 2014
5:00 p.m.— 9:00 p.m.
Parish Center Café

$50 entry fee includes:

  • 3 items to be appraised by certified appraisers from Susanin’s Auction House
  • 2 drinks (Choice of Soda, Beer , Wine, Water)
  • Assorted cheeses and crackers to snack on

This event is limited to 100 people.
Please call the Parish Office for reservations (312-642-2498) and for specific items that will be allowed for appraisal. Furniture and other large items are not allowed.


First Friday Luncheon 

October 3, 2014

For our monthly luncheon series, St. Michael’s welcome Jenniffer Weigel, a reporter and video producer for the Chicago Tribune. Before joining the Tribune in 2010, she was a reporter and anchor for various radio and television stations throughout Chicago, including WGN-TV and CBS affiliate WBBM-TV, where she won an Emmy for her reporting. She’s written books; “Stay Tuned”, “I’m Spiritual, Dammit!” and “This Isn’t the Life I Ordered.” She also hosted/produced a show about food and wine called “Taste” for NBC for two years. She likes to go running so she can continue to eat out as often as possible.  Come share a light-hearted look at life and religion and her latest book, “Stay Tuned”. A copy of the book will be included in the $35 fee for this 11:30 a.m. luncheon. Please call Toni Dunning (312-642-2498) toreserve your spot NOW or email

Blessing of the Animals

October 4, 2014

10:00 a.m. in the Plaza

All are invited to bring their pets to this special blessing in honor of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. All animals, large or small , are welcome although they must be leashed or caged as is needed for the safety of all. If you have questions feel free to call the Parish Office at 312-642-2498. Treats for pets and their owners will be available!


 Wine and Cheese in the Garden

October 16, 2014

Join fellow parishioners and community members for a relaxing, social gathering in the garden (in the case of rain we will move to the Café) thisThursday, August 14 at 5:00 p.m. Bring your own refreshments and cheese or make reservations with Toni Dunning ( or 312-642-2498, ext. 211) and your evening’s refreshments will be provided for you at the cost of $15 per person. Some seating is available in the garden but feel free to bring your own. Everyone is welcome, bring your friends and we hope to see you there!

Breakfast With Santa

December 7, 2014


Holiday POPS

December 13, 2014






Volunteer Opportunities

All our Special Events rely on volunteers for their success. Some events require volunteers only on the day of the event, others involve a committe, planning and volunteers for the event. If you would like to participate in any of events please call the office and ask for Toni Dunning. If you would like more information to see what a particluar event will need volunteers to do feel free to call Toni or email