Journey with us in Advent and Christmas!


Whether you are able to join us in person or in spirit, we hope you will be able to journey with us through this special season.

Join us for Advent and Christmas Season Masses


Come celebrate the Advent and Christmas season with us! It begins on the First Sunday of Advent and lasts through the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord on January 6th.  Join us for these special Masses that take place in St. Scholastica Chapel at the monastery.  Please call in advance to let us know you will be coming: 773.764.2413 x231. Can't join us in person? Visit our Facebook page for daily scripture reflections.


First Sunday of Advent Mass, Sunday, December 1, 10:30 a.m.

Second Sunday of Advent Mass, Sunday, December 8, 10:30 a.m.

Third Sunday of Advent Mass, Sunday, December 15, 10:30 a.m.


Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass, Sunday, December 22, 10:30 a.m.


Christmas Eve Mass, Tuesday, December 24, 9 p.m.


Christmas Day Mass, Wednesday, December 25, 11 a.m.

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Mass, Sunday, December 29, 10:30 a.m.


Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, January 1, 11 a.m.


Epiphany of the Lord, January 5, 10:30 a.m

Advent Reflections


This season gives us an opportunity to set aside time to deepen our relationship with God.  Below are some Advent reflections written by some of our Sisters and an Oblate to take with you on your journey. Just click on the links below.

First Week of Advent

Second Week of Advent

Third Week of Advent

Fourth Week of Advent

Christmas Eve

Join Us for Advent Sung Vespers


Sunday, December 1st 

St. Joseph Court Chapel,  5:00 p.m.


Sunday, December 8th

St. Joseph Court Chapel, 5:00 p.m.


Sunday, December 15th

St. Joseph Court Chapel, 5:00 p.m.​


Sunday, December 22nd

St. Joseph Court Chapel, 5:00 p.m.​

Please call Sister Judith Murphy to register to attend one or more services: 773.764.2413 x230.  We look forward to seeing you!

Free parking is available via the northern service drive. The parking lot is past the house on your right. Please enter St. Joseph Court Chapel through Door B.

Attend a Retreat or Spirituality Program

Advent Evening Reflection


Monday, December 16, 2018, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

St. Scholastica Monastery-OasisRoom

Facilitated by Sister Virginia Jung, OSB

“And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.” 
Luke 2:4-5  

Join us Monday, December 16th for Advent Evening Reflection.

​To learn more or to register, contact Sister Virginia Jung, OSB or 773-764-2413 ext. 262.  


Freewill offering at the door benefits the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago. Please use the North entrance driveway to park and enter the Oasis Room.

Informational flyer here.