The 125th Annual Feast of

Our Lady of Mount Carmel



We are planning our 2018 Feast

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Album OLMC Feast

    Thursday, July 12th – Sunday, July 15th, 2018

    Delicious Italian Food, friendly vendors, Family games, rides for children, live entertainment all four nights and more!

    Friday, July 6th –  Saturday, July 14th Novena (7:30 pm)
    Tuesday, July 10th – Banner Presentation (7 pm)
    Wednesday, July 11th Rose Presentation (6 pm)
    Thursday, July 12th Memorial for Deceased Feast Members (7 pm) / Feast Opening (5 pm)

    Caliendo’s Banda Napoletana will march through the streets

    Live Entertainment – DJ Alex

    Friday, July 13th Live Entertainment – Jack Miuccio, and Music of Motown, Funk & Today with BBI
    Saturday, July 14th (9 am) Car Show (1 pm) and Alive Rescue, dog rescue – come find your new puppy

    Noon – Spanish mass venerating Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

    Live Entertainment – Johnny Maggio, Sam Savage Dance Party, and Tribute to Donna Summer starring Rainere Martin

    Sunday, July 15th Street Procession of the Madonna/ Field Mass across street from church (noon)/ Statue returns to church for Benediction (4 pm)

    Live Entertainment – DJ Alex, Sinatra Swing & Soul with the Nick Pontarelli Band, and Rosie & The Rivets

    Sunday July 15th, Mass in English 7:00 a.m. Solemn Trilingual Mass celebrated by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich 9:00 a.m.

    Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the procession including the beloved statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Italian sodalities and family candle houses.

    As it has for 124 years, the procession will wind through the streets of Melrose Park, Illinois. All are welcome to join us in this historic devotion to Our Lady!

    For more information on the Parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel please contact us at (708) 344-4140 or email: [email protected]

    (C) 2017 Our Lady of Mount Carmel 1101 N. 23rd Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160                                                     

    Roses. Bouquets of roses ordered through the Rectory by Wednesday, July 4:  $50 Roses requested in Church on the evening of Wed., July 11:  $1/each or $10/ per dozen

    Masses. Masses request in Church during the Feast will be celebrated on the third Saturday, and Sunday of every month until the next Feast.

    Messe richieste in Chiesa saranno celebrate il terzo sabato e domenica di ogni mese.

    Current Members of the Feast Commmittee

    Rev. Giovanni Bizzotto, C.S. Pastor           Angelo Colella, President

    Rich Romeo, Secretary   Dan Adams, Treasurer   Mark Piscitelli, Vice-President

    Anthony AbruzzoMario ColantonioVicente HerreroMark Rauzi
    Dan AdamsAngelo ColellaAnthony IannaccoPaul Rauzi
    Michael AdamsJoe ColognaBernardo LeónJaime Reyes
    Robert AdamsGiacomo D’AmelioLuis MendezRich Romeo
    John Babowice, Jr.Tony DiDomenicoJohn NardellaEmilio Scalzitti
    John BattistoWoodrow Fisher, Jr.Victor NicodemoMatthew Szeghy
    Hector CanestriniAntonio GodinezSonny NicoteraLuis Villegas
    Joe CasalePascual GonzálezMark PiscitelliJoe Zuccaro
    John Guy CervoneRon GoodVincent Piscitelli
     Anthony Hernandez Tony Prignano

    Deceased Members of the Feast Commmittee

    Remembering the members of the first Committee of 1896: Congrega di Maria Vergine del Monte Carmelo and the following known members of the Feast Committee, led by Emanuela Pellertiere DeStefano, who passed away on May 16, 1920:

    Mario AbbateJohn GatesFrank MontinoLouis Russo
    Michael AmrichGaetano GiacintiWalter NargieFrank Sacchetta
    John Babowice 2014William GreenCarmine NunziatoJoseph Silanardi
    Julius BabowiceEmil Impastato 1999Fred Nunziato, Sr.Dominic Sanservino
    Frank BellineFred ImundoPat NunziatoNick Sanservino, Sr.
    Richard Belltrame

    Hector Canestrini 2018

    John KisselStanley PabynskusNick Sanservino, Jr.
    Julius ColognaStanley KolinskeBill PalmerCorky Santore
    Gerry ConnellyFrank LaraiaFrank ParisiJohn Scanio
    Jack CorsoJohn LecessiDom PatelloFelix Scopacasa
    John CucciJoseph LeoneGeneroso PetruzziJoe Scudiero 2007
    Firmin DalpiazDominic LisuzzoMichael Petruzzi, Sr.Anthony Silisky
    Salvatore D’AnzaAnthony LoizzoJohn PitelloSal Tovello 2016

    John Toveli 2018

    Nello Di DomenicoBruno LoizzoEd PleitnerAnthony Velino
    Woodrow Fischer 2005Vittorio MacinoFrank PulliaHenry Viruso
    Peter Di FrancescaFrank Maidl 2014Sal PulliaDelindo Zanoni
    Al Franch 2010

    John Franch 2018

    Michael MatteisSal QuattrocchiJoseph Zanoni, Sr. 1991
    Lino Franch 2014Pellegrino MocciaPaul RatiniJoseph Zanoni, Jr. 2002
    Robert FranchJohn ManginoJoseph Rauzi 1991Alex Ziccarelli 1967
    Art Frulla 1996Nick Motto, Sr.Tullio Rauzi 2001

    Lino Rauzi 2015

    James Zitello

    To become a benefactor or to order roses for the Feast, please click on the links below:

    Ad Book and Benefactor form 2018

    Rose presentation letter 2018

    Check out the video from the 2018 Annual Award Dinner

    Click here

    We thank all our sponsors that purchased ads in the Annual Award Dinner Ad book.

    Click here to view Ad book: Feast Ad Book 2018 Dinner

    Click link to see the schedule and procession route: OLMC 2018 Sunday bulletin

    We thank our sponsors that help us to cover the expenses of the feast.

    We thank our Feast Benefactors!