The 127th Annual Feast of
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Message from our Pastor, Fr. Giovanni about the 2020 Feast of OLMC.
The traditional schedule of events is subject to change according to the circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Please click on the link below for updated details on the 2020 Feast.
To register for Novena online, click the following link:
Album OLMC Feast
Friday, July 17th – Sunday, July 19th, 2020
Schedule below has changed due to coronavirus. See link above for updates.
Delicious Italian Food and entertainment!
|Friday, July 10th – Saturday, July 18th||Novena (7:30 pm)|
|Tuesday, July 14th –||Banner Presentation (7 pm)|
|Wednesday, July 15th||Rose Presentation (6 pm)|
|Thursday, July 16th||Memorial for Deceased Feast Members (7 pm)|
|Friday, July 17th||Caliendo’s Banda Napoletana will march through the streets
Entertainment and Food
|Saturday, July 18th||Spanish mass venerating Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (3 pm)
Entertainment and Food
|Sunday, July 19th||Traditional Street Procession / Field Mass (noon)/ Statue returns to church for Benediction (4 pm)
Entertainment and Food
Sunday July 19th, Mass in English 7:00 a.m. Solemn Mass 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 126 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
www.olmcparish.org www.facebook.com/olmcparish https://youtu.be/tmp-yt0Uz0l
Roses. Bouquets of roses ordered through the Rectory by Friday, July 10: $50 Roses requested in Church on the evening of Wed., July 15: $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 John Battisto, President
Rich Romeo, Secretary Dan Adams, Treasurer Vicente Herrero, Vice-President
|Anthony Abruzzo||Mario Colantonio||Vicente Herrero||Mark Rauzi|
|Dan Adams||Angelo Colella||Anthony Iannacco||Paul Rauzi|
|Michael Adams||Joe Cologna||Bernardo León||Jaime Reyes|
|Robert Adams||Giacomo D’Amelio||Luis Mendez||Rich Romeo|
|John Babowice, Jr.||Tony DiDomenico||John Nardella||Matthew Szeghy|
|John Battisto||Woodrow Fisher, Jr.||Victor Nicodemo||Luis Villegas|
|Joe Casale||Antonio Godinez||Sonny Nicotera||Joe Zuccaro|
|John Guy Cervone||Pascual González||Mark Piscitelli||John Toveli|
|Ron Good||Vincent 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 Abbate||John Gates||Frank Montino||Louis Russo|
|Michael Amrich||Gaetano Giacinti||Walter Nargie||Frank Sacchetta|
|John Babowice 2014||William Green||Carmine Nunziato||Joseph Silanardi|
|Julius Babowice||Emil Impastato 1999||Fred Nunziato, Sr.||Dominic Sanservino|
|Frank Belline||Fred Imundo||Pat Nunziato||Nick Sanservino, Sr.|
|Richard BelltrameHector Canestrini 2018||John Kissel||Stanley Pabynskus||Nick Sanservino, Jr.|
|Julius Cologna||Stanley Kolinske||Bill Palmer||Corky Santore|
|Gerry Connelly||Frank Laraia||Frank Parisi||John Scanio
Emilio Scalzitti 2019
|Jack Corso||John Lecessi||Dom Patello||Felix Scopacasa|
|John Cucci||Joseph Leone||Generoso Petruzzi||Joe Scudiero 2007|
|Firmin Dalpiaz||Dominic Lisuzzo||Michael Petruzzi, Sr.||Anthony Silisky|
|Salvatore D’Anza||Anthony Loizzo||John Pitello||Sal Tovello 2016|
|Nello Di Domenico||Bruno Loizzo||Ed Pleitner||Anthony Velino|
|Woodrow Fischer 2005||Vittorio Macino||Frank Pullia||Henry Viruso|
|Peter Di Francesca||Frank Maidl 2014||Sal Pullia||Delindo Zanoni|
|Al Franch 2010
John Franch 2018
|Michael Matteis||Sal Quattrocchi||Joseph Zanoni, Sr. 1991|
|Lino Franch 2014||Pellegrino Moccia||Paul Ratini||Joseph Zanoni, Jr. 2002|
|Robert Franch||John Mangino||Joseph Rauzi 1991||Alex Ziccarelli 1967|
|Art Frulla 1996||Nick Motto, Sr.||Tullio Rauzi 2001
Lino Rauzi 2015