The 129th Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2022


Rose presentation letter. To order roses, click here.

We have 3 different options to pay for roses online:

You can scan the QR code below

You can text the word ROSES to 708-400-9008 

You can click on this link: Roses

After you pay for yor roses, please send us your intentions via email to: [email protected]

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Friday, July 8th – Sunday, July 17th, 2022


 

Friday, July 8th – Saturday, July 16th: Novena (7:30 pm) Presided by Rev. Richard Fragomeni

Tuesday, July 12th: Banner Presentation (7 pm)

Wednesday, July 13th: Rose Presentation (6 pm)

Thursday, July 14th: Memorial for Deceased Feast Members (7 pm)

                                            Caliendo’s Banda Napoletana marches through the streets (7 pm)

Friday, July 15th: Feast Celebration Dinner (6 pm)

Saturday, July 16th: Masses venerating Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – 10 am English, 3 pm Spanish, 5:30 pm English

Sunday, July 17th: Street Procession after outdoor mass.  Statue returns to church for Benediction (4 pm)

Sunday July 17th: Masses 7:30 am-English, 9:00 am-Solemn mass in Italian and outdoor mass at noon

The procession begins at 1:30 p.m.  including the beloved statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

As it has for 128 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]

Roses. Bouquets of roses ordered and prepaid through the Rectory by Thursday, June 30: $65, Roses requested in Church on the evening of Wed., July 13: $2/each or $8 /per half dozen and $15/ 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 Committee

  • Rev. Leandro Fossá, C.S. Pastor.
  • Vicente Herrero, President.
  • Rich Romeo, Secretary.
  • Dan Adams, Treasurer.
  • Antonio Godinez, Vice-President.
  • Anthony Abruzzo
  • Dan Adams
  • Michael Adams
  • Robert Adams
  • John Babowice, Jr.
  • John Battisto
  • Joe Casale
  • John Guy Cervone
  • Mario Colantonio
  • Angelo Colella
  • Giacomo D’Amelio
  • Tony DiDomenico
  • Woodrow Fisher, Jr.
  • Antonio Godinez
  • Pascual González
  • Ron Good
  • Anthony Hernandez
  • Vicente Herrero
  • Anthony Iannacco
  • Bernardo León
  • James Lorenzo
  • Luis Mendez
  • John Nardella
  • Victor Nicodemo
  • Sonny Nicotera
  • Mark Piscitelli
  • Vincent Piscitelli
  • Joseph Ranieri
  • Mark Rauzi
  • Paul Rauzi
  • Jaime Reyes
  • Rich Romeo
  • Matthew Szeghy
  • Luis Villegas
  • John Toveli
  • Michael Pesola

Deceased Members of the Feast Committee

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 Abbate
  • Michael Amrich
  • John Babowice 2014
  • Julius Babowice
  • Frank Belline
  • Richard Belltrame
  • Hector Canestrini 2018
  • Joseph Cologna 2020
  • Julius Cologna
  • Gerry Connelly
  • Jack Corso
  • John Cucci
  • Firmin Dalpiaz
  • Salvatore D’Anza
  • Nello Di Domenico
  • Woodrow Fischer 2005
  • Peter Di Francesca
  • Al Franch 2010
  • John Franch 2018
  • Lino Franch 2014
  • Robert Franch
  • Art Frulla 1996
  • John Gates
  • Gaetano Giacinti
  • William Green
  • Emil Impastato 1999
  • Fred Imundo
  • John Kissel
  • Stanley Kolinske
  • Frank Laraia
  • John Lecessi
  • Joseph Leone
  • Dominic Lisuzzo
  • Anthony Loizzo
  • Bruno Loizzo
  • Vittorio Macino
  • Frank Maidl 2014
  • Michael Matteis
  • Pellegrino Moccia
  • John Mangino
  • Nick Motto, Sr
  • Frank Montino
  • Walter Nargie
  • Carmine Nunziato
  • Fred Nunziato, Sr.
  • Pat Nunziato
  • Stanley Pabynskus
  • Bill Palmer
  • Frank Parisi
  • Dom Patello
  • Generoso Petruzzi
  • Michael Petruzzi, Sr.
  • John Pitello
  • Ed Pleitner
  • Frank Pullia
  • Sal Pullia
  • Sal Quattrocchi
  • Paul Ratini
  • Joseph Rauzi 1991
  • Tullio Rauzi 2001
  • Lino Rauzi 2015
  • Louis Russo
  • Frank Sacchetta
  • Joseph Silanardi
  • Dominic Sanservino
  • Nick Sanservino, Sr.
  • Nick Sanservino, Jr.
  • Corky Santore
  • John Scanio
  • Emilio Scalzitti 2019
  • Felix Scopacasa
  • Joe Scudiero 2007
  • Anthony Silisky
  • Sal Tovello 2016
  • Anthony Velino
  • Henry Viruso
  • Delindo Zanoni
  • Joseph Zanoni, Sr. 1991
  • Joseph Zanoni, Jr. 2002
  • Alex Ziccarelli 1967
  • James Zitello

Sponsor

Check out the video from the 2019 Annual Award Dinner

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

Feast Ad Book 2019 Dinner

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