Masses for Life

“It’s important for all of us to remember why we are here…We need to bring to attention that there are those literally struggling to come into the world. We can’t sit still.” – Cardinal Blase Cupich, March for Life Chicago 2016

Unite in Prayer for Life with Cardinal Cupich by attending a “Mass for Life” on January 14th, before the March for Life Chicago!

Mass for Life at the Cathedral with Cardinal Cupich

Holy Name Cathedral
730 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Sunday, Jan 14th at 11:00AM
PDF Flyer here



Stational Churches

Assumption Church
323 W. Illinois Street, Chicago
11:45 AM Kevin Matthews leads “The Rosary for Life”
12:15PM Mass for Life


St. Peter’s Church
110 W. Madison Street, Chicago
12:30PM Mass for life
Celebrant: Fr. Kurt Hartrich, O.F.M, Pastor
St. Peter's
Holy Angels
615 W. Oakwood Blvd.
11:30AM Mass for Life
Celebrant: Fr. Andrew Smith, Pastor

Vicariate Masses

St. Constance Parish
5834 W. Strong Street, Chicago
10:30 Mass for Life
Celebrant: Fr. Tad Dziesko, Pastor

St. Francis of Assisi Chuch *Spanish Mass*
813 W. Roosevelt Street
Celebrant: Fr. Walter Mallo, Pastor

St. Helen Church *Polish Mass*
2315 W. Augusta Blvd.
10:30AM Pilgrim Blessing Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Francis Florczyk

St. Nicholas Parish
806 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60620
Sunday, Jan. 14th
11AM Pacem in Terris Mass
Celebrating the Consistent Ethic of Life
Celebrant: Fr. Joseph Tito

Out of State Masses

Pro-life Mass with Bishop Hying
Sunday, Jan 14th at 11AM
Nativity Church
2949 Willowcreek Rd.
Portage, IN 46368


For information on 2018 March for Life Masses or to include your parish, please call 312-534-5355.


Cop Tribute

Youth Rally & Mass

Where: The Frances Xavier Warde Catholic School (Auditorium) The school right next to Holy Name Cathedral.
Address: 751 North State Street Chicago, IL 60654
Time: 8 a.m. door opens (ends with the Mass for Life at Holy Name Cathedral 11 a.m.)
Cost: $10 per ticket (lunch option is separate)

Keynote speakers: Greg and Lizzy of Dumb Ox Ministries

More information here


Other Resources for a Mass for Life

Reflection on Pilgrimage – Fr. James Heyd (Download PDF)

Renew the Church Materials from the Archdiocese of Chicago
Coming soon.

Pro-Life Homilies and Materials

The Gospel of Life and Missionary Discipleship by the Most Reverend Bishop David L. Ricken, DD, JCL (download)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
(homily helps, pages 6-7; intercessions, pages 8-9; post-abortion materials, page 11)

The Book of Blessings – Roman Ritual (Catholic Book Publishing, Co., 1989, pp. 259-264).

Miscellaneous Resources

Shantigarh: Requiem for the Unborn (See on YouTube)
“Some are born great.  Others have greatness thrust upon them.  Others are unborn.  Their destiny in our hands.”  (January 19, 2008, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels)