Here is a complete copy of the 2013 St. Pius V Celebrating the Harvest:Transforming Lives Silent Auction book. When our guests place their bids Saturday night, they are making it possible for St. Pius V Parish to serve the many children and families who rely on the welcoming, teaching, and life transforming ministries we provide.
Very few seats are still available for Saturday evenings’ banquet, but if you hurry, we are happy to welcome you. Here is a link to the online registration form. You may also call the office at 312.226.6161 to register.
See inside! Complete auction list.
Here is a listing of our generous friends who have donated $2,000.00 or more for a Celebrating the Harvest: Transforming Lives sponsorship.
Their donations make it possible for St. Pius V to continue to serve children, teens, and families with programs that welcome, teach, and transform lives.
When you patronize them, please tell them you appreciate their support of St. Pius V. Thank you!
There is still time to make your own sponsorship. Click here for details!
Funeraria del ángel de Sagrado Corazón
Mount Auburn Funeral Home
Woodlawn Memorial Funeral Home
St. Anthony Hospital
Celebrating the Harvest Auction Items
Don’t have your tickets for Celebrating the Harvest yet? Don’t delay! They are going fast. Click here to register now.
Here is a partial list of our great auction items:
- Two fantastic seats at the Nov. 6 Blackhawks match against Winnipeg
and two passes to the Ketel Club
- 1992 Bulls NBA Championship game ball
- Starlin Castro signature bat
- Asus notebook PC
- Assortment of beautiful Mexican folk art
- Several quality liquor baskets
- Items for your children and grandchildren
- Second City Comedy Club passes and other theater passes
- Dinner at The Gage and Henri
- Handcrafted jewelry and rebosos
- Much, much more!
For more about St. Pius V Parish’s impact on domestic violence, watch this excellent piece from the PBS series Religion and Ethics News Weekly.
The domestic violence service providers of the city of Chicago kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a noon rally at the Thompson Center Plaza downtown yesterday.
Dolores Tapia, Sister Virginia Jung, OSB, and Fr. Brendan Curran, OP, of HOPE at St. Pius V family ministries shared the podium with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and leaders of the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, which coordinated the event.
The speakers called for more action to protect victims from
Rally participants dramatize domestic violence-related deaths in Chicago.
violence within their own homes and families, while Dolores and Sister Virginia shared the story of how St. Pius V Parish developed services for immigrant women victims, their children, and for other family members.
The rally included a procession of masked figures representing the 57 victims in Chicago who were murdered in domestic violence crimes in the past 18 months.
More information about the domestic violence programs at St. Pius V is available here.