My parents’ visit to St. John Cantius in the fall inspired me to seek out the most splendid churches in Chicago. I found a useful article to help me form a list. My first church was St. John Cantius where I attended my first Latin mass.
Figuring the Christmas decorations would still be up, today I went to St. Hedwig in the Bucktown neighborhood.
The church stuns with its beauty as you first enter. Lots of gold and gorgeous polished wood. Ceilings were painted with biblical stories just as they are in Europe.
The three Wise Men are due to appear on Epiphany, January 6th.
You can read the St. Hedwig parish history here.
Sunday masses are at:
8:00 am in English
9:30 am in Polish
11:00 am in English
1:00pm in Spanish