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

Mass Schedule

Sunday Masses
8:30 AM and 11:00 AM

Weekday Masses
6:00 PM Wednesdays
7:30 AM Saturdays

Holy Days of Obligation
12:00 or 6:00 PM

Parking

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

On October 9, 2022 we will  start streaming the Sunday 11:00 AM Mass.

Happening at the Shrine

Columbus Day Mass

Please join us on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 9:00 AM, for our annual Columbus Day Mass. 

rosary rally 2022

Our Lady of Fatima National Rosary Rally 2022.  Saturday, October 15, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  At the Shrine.  The event will be outside on the front steps of the Shrine, so please prepare for the weather and bring a lawn chair if desired.  We will pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and the Rosary.  Opening prayer and presentations by Necy Tan.  Closing prayer and remarks by Antonia Ambubuyog.

finding your heart through grief and loss

November 5, 2022, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Join us for a Pilgramge program.  Program facilitated by Amy Florian and Juilie Berggren, small groupd discussions and liturgies by Father Fragomeni

Food Drive

Drop off food pantry items prior to both Sunday masses, on  October 9, 2022 . The food pantry donations support Our Lady of the Holy Family (Notre Dame) food pantry.  

Mary and christmas

Save the date – December 3, 2022.   Our Traditional Mary and Christmas Concert with Buffet Dinner Returns!

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 intentions for the month of October for the Sanctuary Candle is In Hope for the People of Ukraine, from the Shrine Staff.  (Please contact Mary Beth Howard if you are interested in sponsoring the Sanctuary Candle for upcoming months).

Mercoledi Moments

Check out our library of Father Fragomeni’s Mercoledi Moments.

Get to know us

Shrine Icons

“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

Paver Stones

A unique gift idea for weddings, baptisms, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays.  honor your Family Name, remember a Loved One, or celebrate a Precious Memory.

Bulletins

Please click here to read our most recent bulletins.

Giving

We thank you for your continued support of the Shrine.

Messages From Father Fragomeni

Explore Fr. Richard Fragomeni’s messages & blog posts.

Mercoledi Moments

Watch and explore the full library of Fr. Fragomeni’s Mercoledi Moment videos.

Upcoming Events

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