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Swoboda Open House TODAY 7/22 from 8am to 8pm

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 7/22/16

Swoboda Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL announces "Open House" Friday, July 22, 8am-8pm. This is for anyone in our community who needs to be in an air-conditioned, cool place. FREE. We will NOT serve food. If you are looking for a cooling place, please come. If you ... Read More »


Posted by Jimmy Smith on 7/19/16

JOHN McDONOUGH (66) have passed away (Friday, July 15). The Funeral will be held at Ahlgrim & Sons, 330 West Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL. 60195.

Wake: Wednesday, July 20 from 3 PM to 9 PMFuneral Service: July 21 at 10:30 AM

May 29th: Memorial Day Masses

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 5/24/16

MONDAY, MAY 30: MEMORIAL DAY. MEMORIAL DAY MASSES at Catholic Cemeteries. All Catholic Cemeteries have Masses on Memorial Day (Archdiocese of Chicago/Cook & Lake Counties). Masses begin at 10:30am; you MUST arrive before 10am to get seats. Seven (7) cemeteries will have sign- language interpreters:

 ST. JOSEPH, 1ST ... Read More »

Pray for Fr. Rene Roberts

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 4/19/16

Dear Friends: Last night, April 18th, police in Jacksonville, FL announced they had located a body suspected to be Fr. Rene Robert (71) in Georgia. The police stated that he was murdered sometime Sunday evening, April 10th. Police believe that the man arrested in South Carolina after driving Fr. ... Read More »

THE FLICK: ASL Interpretation - Sunday, April 10

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 4/05/16

 The Flick

by Annie Baker

directed by Dexter Bullard


ASL Interpretation

Sunday, April 10 - 7:30pm

Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre




Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


Three underpaid employees sweep up stale popcorn in a run-down movie house called The Flick, ... Read More »

Religion Classes for Sunday 1/10/2016 CANCELLED due to weather!!

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 1/09/16

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES at St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center are cancelled for SUNDAY, JANUARY 10th because of the weather.

Christmas 2015 Mass schedules

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 12/24/15

St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center chapel Chrismas SCHEDULE:Thurs Dec 24: Christmas Eve4pm Mass, St. Francis Borgia. Birthday for Jesus. Refreshments.8pm Mass, St. Julie Billiart, 7399 W. 159th, TINLEY PARK. Refreshments.Fri, Dec 25: 10:30am Mass, St. Francis Borgia. Refreshments. Sun, Dec 27: Feast of the HOLY FAMILY.10:30am Mass, St. Francis ... Read More »

Attention! Do you attend interpreted masses?

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 12/05/15

ATTEND AN INTERPRETED MASS? Make sure you talk to your interpreter THIS weekend re: Christmas/New Year's Mass schedule at your parish. Many parishes change the Mass times for these days. Check to find out which Masses will be interpreted. Also, remember that many people come to Mass on Christmas. ... Read More »

Joseph Basalone

Posted by Jimmy Smith on 12/01/15

Joseph Basalone, age 88 father of Daniel J. Basalone died. Visitation Wednesday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Fr. Joe Mulcrone will celebrate a funeral Thursday 10:00 AM at Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home, 4343 Main St. (1 blk. S. of Ogden) Downers Grove. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery


Posted by Jimmy Smith on 12/01/15

SR. ALVERNA HOLLIS died this morning (Tuesday, 12/1/2015) at 9:30am. Sr. Alverna worked with the deaf community for many years. She served as the Executive Director of NCOD (National Catholic Office of the Deaf) for a number of years. She also was a missionary to Peru, South America.     Her wake and ... Read More »