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December 2017

Schools & Youth

December 17, 2017 - December 31, 2018

You can bring your students, or youth group! Let us arrange everything. It is a great time to book a tour. Small or large groups are welcome. We find the 5th grade and older students most interested and engaged. Even reluctant students 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…

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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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February 2018

Something from the Garden

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Challenge winter with a tour of lush garden inscapes!

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April 2018

Ukraine in Chicago

April 12

A perennial favorite is back! Come with the Darien Park District to Chicago's Ukrainian Village. We will explore the Ukrainian National Museum, where over 1,000 artifacts, artwork, musical instruments, embroidered folk costumes, decorated eggs "pysanky," and other historical pieces are housed. We will also visit several churches filled with colorful icons and colorful history. Lunch will be an authentic Ukrainian style meal - a luncheon treat you will not want to miss. Meet at: 7301 Fairview Ave. Darien IL 60561.…

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May 2018

Women of Faith

May 12 @ 9:30 am
$20 - $35

Check out three of our top ten stunningly beautiful structures dedicated to women in Chicago. These monumental destinations reflect different characters, different stories, and one vibrant focus. They shape our cityscape, and remain an influence of strength and grace. Meet at: National Shrine of Mother Cabrini, 2550 N. Lakeview, Chicago IL Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. Want to take this tour on another date? Just call! 312-869-2286. Minimum group size 5; maximum size varies.

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June 2018

Tour and a Picnic – Father’s Day Special

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Treat Dad to this enjoyable legacy tour.  We'll begin at a brick church that was cut in half, moved across the street by using the strength of horses, pulleys and American ingenuity. Participants will enjoy learning about such famous feats in construction, founding personalities, and masterful workmanship that are still in use. We will visit three churches. Bring a lunch to enjoy or share in a nearby park afterwards. Dads get a discount! Meet at Our Lady of Lourdes: 4640…

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July 2018

The Grit and the Glory

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Certain churches represent heaven, life, light and dark in a way that embraces the otherworldly in a particularly striking manner. Enjoy the special churches featured near the city center that celebrate the common and the uncommon, a bit of Chicago’s grit and an insight into her Glory. Take in an old Gothic and two others. Meet at: St. Michael, 1636 Cleaveland Ave., Chicago Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. Want to take this tour on another date? Just call! 312-869-2286. Minimum group…

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August 2018

Lost and Found

August 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20 - $35

Ever heard someone ask St Anthony to find something? Ever wonder why? Cultural norms, ‘common’ customs and distinctive differences are identifiable and in Chicago’s brilliantly ethnic  churches. Join us as we explore three! Meet At: St All Saints-St Anthony, 518 W 28th Place, Chicago Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. Want to take this tour on another date? Just call! 312-869-2286. Minimum group size 5; maximum size varies.

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September 2018

Tradition and Trends

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

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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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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