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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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October 2018

Faculty Retreat: Recollect and Connect

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

St Jude School Faculty will participate in a special tour into the uncommon silence of the sacred and a communal enjoyment of inspiring beauty. We will be immersed in  Terse chanted by Benedictines, explore a magnificent multi-domed church, visit an old stable now elevated and dedicated for the Holy Mass and more! If you would like to bring your school faculty, youth groups or students, let's go! Homeschool groups and families also welcome! Small and large groups are welcome. Even…

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Most Holy Redeemer Field Trip

October 26 @ 9:30 am

Evergreen Park's, Most Holy Redeemer School students are getting a break from the books and their virtual worlds with a Catholic Church Tour. This re-education of the senses will include an exploration through centuries old (yet active and new!) customs and art  in one of the strongest Chicago neighborhoods. If you would like to bring your youth group or other school groups, let's go! It is a great time to book a tour. Each tour is custom made. Let us arrange…

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November 2018

SRB Field Trip

November 2 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students, parents and faculty of St Robert Bellarmine will visit Loyola's famous Art Deco chapel, Madonna Della Strada, as well as a beautiful new chapel harmoniously constructed with gorgeous old stained glass windows, and the seat of the Archdiocese, Holy Name Cathedral. Eating out down-town is also in the works. If you would like to offer your youth or faculty on a thoroughly immersive education in beauty, faith and culture, just give us a call, and we can set it…

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St James Youth Group

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sign up to catch the bus to Chicago! We will pack in a visit to four churches, a museum, and a lunch stop. Dress nicely, but comfortably. Bring a camera if you want to share some amazing photos, and some cash if you want to light a candle for a friend. Contact Rebecca or Carrie soon to sign up. $20 Adults, if you would like to bring your youth groups or other school groups, let's go! It is a great time…

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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 Heaven cemetery is beautifully landscaped, historically and artistically rich, including a (huge) Neo-Gothic Revival mausoleum colorfully appointed in  mosaic, metal work, stone and wood carvings and tile. And yes, the famous and infamous are interred there along with the humbly innocent and near-forgotten. Please meet near the front gates at 1400 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL 60162 Tickets must be purchased in…

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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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The Best

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beauty draws one up and out of oneself, doing no violence, expanding, recalibrating and reorienting one's perspective. Have you seen any of Milwaukee's beautiful churches? We will visit the Basilica of St Josaphat and also see first hand the remarkable comeback story of St Stanislaw in its restoration and transformation.  A short shopping stop at T. H. Stemper Co. church supply and religious goods store,  is also in the works.  Lunch is not included in the ticket price. Transportation from:…

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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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April 2019

Halleluia! Tour

April 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am

It's not too soon to save the date! Join the Grayslake Park District in exploring some of the most inspiring, tangible sources of hope as manifest in the beauty and serenity of churches in Chicago. We will guide you through the "Resurrection church" and two more established and maintained for over 100 years by the Congregation of the Resurrection. In fresh flowers, detailed paintings, and ornate architecture, this tour is an immersion in the joyful excessiveness that comes from communities…

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