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December 2017

Gift Certificates

December 19, 2017 - December 31, 2018
$20 - $35

Give a Gift... Treat your friends to a mini retreat! Catholic Church Tours Gift Certificates may used any time in 2018.  Be sure register for your specific tour 7 days prior to the  tour to guarantee your place by calling 312-869-2286; reference Gift Certificate number/date. When purchasing a Catholic Church Tours Gift Certificate, you agree to receive email updates on tours and other relevant information (and can unsubscribe if desired). Thank you! We look forward to meeting you!

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September 2018

Youth Groups

September 2, 2018 - July 1, 2019

Youth groups and School groups, let's go! It is a great time to book a tour. Let us arrange everything. Small or large groups are welcome. We find the 5th grade and older students most interested and engaged. Even reluctant youth end up calling it their favorite field trip.  Parents and chaperones relish the outing. Ask about lesson plan ideas for incorporation into your curricula, teen novels based on Catholic Church Tours, and more. Discounts or particular accommodations may apply.…

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Tradition and Trends

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

What makes a church a church? And what makes it distinctively a Catholic church? Join us on an exploration to learn about standard church features and how the craft, sentiment and intent literally shape worship. Fabulous contrasts between old world skill and modern materials are investigated in the architecture and art of these Chicago churches. Meet at: St Helen, 2315 W Augusta Blvd., Chicago IL Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. Want to take this tour on…

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The Little Flower

September 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

St. Therese of Lisieux had a wonderful way of making the little things count. Join us as we tour her National Shrine situated on 40 acres in Darien IL. Enjoy the Garden, Gift shop, Museum and Chapel. The museum collection is the largest outside Lisieux, France, and features photographs of the saint, paintings, and a full sized replica of her convent cell and relics. We will also visit a noble Polish church and the only country parish in the Archdiocese…

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October 2018

Victory Tour

October 19 @ 7:45 am

1571 claimed one big victory in the Gulf of Patras, located in western Greece, that proved the battle is not over. Join us on our excursion to learn about the power of the Rosary -  as revealed through a Meyer & Cook Spanish Style Chicago church!  Our Lady of Victory's strength and simplicity of design will be contrasted with one of the three minor Basilicas that visited by Pope John Paul II and Polish Presidents.  Tour participants will also much…

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November 2018

Hallowed Ground – Cemetery Tour

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Famous architectural landmarks, Holy Souls and peaceful resting grounds are the subject of this November tour. Queen of All Saints cemetery is beautifully landscaped, historically and artistically rich, including a Neo-Gothic Revival mausoleum colorfully appointed in  mosaic, metal work, stone and wood carvings and tile. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. U.S. Veterans, please see ticketing for a discount. Want to take this tour on another date? Just call! 312-869-2286. Minimum group size 5; maximum size varies.

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December 2018

Pilsen before the Feast

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$20 - $35

Join us just before the festivities take off in Pilsen! Three churches in the neighborhood, with distinctly different ethnic roots have their own stories and remarkably different architecture. Each, however, are unified in their celebrations on December 12. Special altars will be decked - not for Christmas yet - but for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Come learn of the origins of the churches, as well as the customs and traditions surrounding December 12.

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Downtown Sacred Spaces

December 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Get in the spirit of Christmas with a tour of these churches. These prominent churches are a fabulous study of art, culture and light. Elemental in designing the down-town in civic and spiritual ways, character of all sorts, including the first US citizen canonized saint prayed, worked, and built here. They include a pre-civil war church, a chapel modeled from King St. Louis of France’s own, and the seat of the Roman Catholic Church in Chicago. Relish the sacred spaces’…

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