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April 2020

Sunday Mass Broadcast during Pandemic Shutdown

During these difficult times, Corpus Christi Church will provide Prayer Service.
Beginning at 9:30 am every Sunday at FreeConferenceCall.com.

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 Coronavirus Pandemic Resources

We at Corpus Christi want to make sure you have the facts about the Coronavirus and how to protect yourself!

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Archdiocese of Chicago’s
Universal Offertory Program

During these trying times, The Archdiocese of Chicago is offering Universal Offertory Program to all parishes. For the financial health of Corpus Christi, please give!

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Our Mission

As the Body of Christ, we the faith community of Corpus Christi believe that God grace our lives every day through the presence of Jesus Christ. We are called by the Holy Spirit to build up the Body of Christ by sharing that Grace of God and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus to others. To reach out to those who seek GOD, to be a part of the Body of Christ, Corpus Christi.

By Larry Cope

It can seem that we are in dark times right now as the world experiences a global pandemic. Illinois and many other states are on lock down and people are scared and upset. We want to blame someone for this pandemic. But at the same time, we are seeing an outpouring of compassion, love, and acts of kindness especially towards the elderly, and those in need, preexisting medical conditions, the poor and homeless.

Our government and medical officials are encouraging us to practice social distancing. People are working from home and kids are out of school indefinitely. Even places of worship are closed. But while we are stuck at home this is a good time to bond with your immediate family members, exercise, work on home projects, meditate and catch up on some reading. This would be a good time to read our Bible.

I’ve done some reflecting and I keep coming back to the Book of Job in the Old Testament. This is a book about loss, faith, hope and redemption. This is about human suffering and triumph. This is test of fidelity to God. Job was a well to do man with a strong faith in God, but the devil challenged God by declaring that if Job lost everything, he would curse him. So, Job was stripped of everything; wealth, family and health. His friends came to comfort him but eventually blamed him for his dilemma. Through his suffering Job did not lose his faith in God and at the end was blessed with more. (Job: 1—42)

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