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Religion Briefs for Jan. 3, 2014

Updated: February 4, 2014 6:23AM



Here is a look at news from Southland houses of worship.

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Anniversary Mass: The Sisters of St. Casimir invite all to pray for continued blessings on the beatification cause of their foundress, venerable Maria Kaupas, and to commemorate the 134rd anniversary of the birth of Mother Maria at a special Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the SSC Motherhouse chapel, 2601 W. Marquette Road, Chicago. Light refreshments will be served after Mass. Information: (773) 776-1324.

Epiphany Concert: Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9701 S. Melvina Ave., Oak Lawn, presents this performance at 3 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 952-9902 or (708) 422-0721.

Mass And Healing Service: Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor, presents this service at 7:30 p.m. every first Monday of the month. Information: (708) 799-5400.

Holy Hour: This program for life, marriage and religious liberty will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 15050 S. Wolf Road, Orland Park.

Job Club: St. Barnabas Church Convent, 101st Street and Longwood Drive, Chicago, hosts the Beverly Hills Job Club meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The club was established to help people in search of employment. Information: Joan Quinn at joan.quinn24@yahoo.com. Sermon On The Mount:

Tickets for this Frank Runyeon performance are $10 and may be purchased after weekend Masses from Jan. 11 to 26 at St. Kieran Catholic Church, 724 W. 195th St., Chicago Heights, or (708) 755-3986. St. Kieran’s Woman’s Club hosts this event set for 1 p.m. Jan. 26.

Lasagna Dinner: This fundraiser is at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place. Tickets are $14 for adults and $7 for children and can be purchased after Sunday service. The meal includes lasagna, salad, garlic bread and desserts. Information: (708) 532-2960 or tinleymethodist.org.

Healing Service: The United Methodist Church of New Lenox, 339 New Lenox Road, offers a healing and anointing service at 10 a.m. the second Sunday of every month. Information: (815) 485-8271.

Movie Night: First United Methodist Church, 1000 S. Washington St., Lockport, offers this event from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18. The movie will be “Monsters University.” The evening is free for the family and includes candy and popcorn. Information: 1umclockport.org or (815) 838-1017.

Community Choir: The Beverly/Morgan Park Community Choir is recruiting singers for its 2014 season. Rehearsals are from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays beginning Jan. 19 at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 9815 S. Campbell Ave., Evergreen Park. Sheet music is provided. Information: (773) 779-7387 or bmpcchoir@gmail.com.

Discovering Disabilities Viewing: Lutheran Special Education Ministries and Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park, offers this event to help raise awareness of specific disabilities and explore the unique strengths of individuals with disabilities. A viewing of “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. There will be a general discussion and time for some questions and answers. Information: lsem@luthsped.org or (888) 488-5736.



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