Benvenuti nel santuario della Madonna di Pompei, a Chicago
Welcome to the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, Chicago
The oldest continuing Italian American church in Chicago, located on the west side in the heart of historic “Little Italy.”
As a Shrine we offer healing and hope, we ask for mercy and grace, and we preach the love of Jesus Christ to all like family, proudly celebrating our heritage and tradition. Here the restless seeking of the soul finds a safe place to explore its sacred journey.
Worship With Us
8:30 AM and 11:00 AM
6:00 PM Wednesdays
7:30 AM Saturdays
Holy Days of Obligation
12:00 or 6:00 PM
For Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday Masses, parking without a residential permit is permitted on Lexington, Lytle and Cabrini Streets during Mass times. Please check all parking signs as tickets will be issued in tow zones and fire hydrant areas. The Shrine is not responsible for payment of tickets.
Live Stream Mass
We are streaming the Sunday 11:00 AM Mass.
Happening at the Shrine
Light a Virtual Candle
We invite you to ‘Light a Virtual Candle’ for your prayer intentions. We ask you to submit your intention(s) via the link below, and we will update the Virtual Candle Intentions page in a short period of time.
February 22, 2023
7:30 AM – Mass and Distribution of Ashes
12:00 Noon – Distribution of Ashes Service (no Mass)
6:00 PM – Mass and Distribution of Ashes
Stations of The cross
Fridays in Lent,
February 24 to April 7, 2023
12:00 Noon, in the Shrine
Remembering Loved Ones
Click here to make a donation to Remember a Love One via Perpetual Light Society PLS, Candle Intentions, Memorial Gift or Memorial Paver
Sanctuary Candle Intentions
The Sanctuary Candle intentions for January is in Honor of the Holy Family by the Shrine Executive Committee. (Please contact Mary Beth Howard if you are interested in sponsoring the Sanctuary Candle for upcoming months).
Drop off food pantry items prior to both Sunday masses, on February 12, 2023. The food pantry donations support Our Lady of the Holy Family (Notre Dame) food pantry.
Check out our library of Father Fragomeni’s Mercoledi Moments.
Get to know us
“Images shape our imagination and impact the way we live. Images encourage us and sustain us.” Rev. Richard N. Fragomeni, PhD., Rector
Blessed Bartolo Longo Shrine
Please click here to read more about our Blessed Bartolo Longo Shrine. A gift from the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre.
From Joe Mantegna
In 2007 Joe Mantegna returned to The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii to share his talents by recording a video which introduced the Shrine to a broader community
A unique gift idea for weddings, baptisms, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays. honor your Family Name, remember a Loved One, or celebrate a Precious Memory.
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We thank you for your continued support of the Shrine.
Messages From Father Fragomeni
Explore Fr. Richard Fragomeni’s messages & blog posts.
Watch and explore the full library of Fr. Fragomeni’s Mercoledi Moment videos.