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St. Mary Church in Palos Heights, IL is excited to host the Spring Gathering February 20th-23rd 2020! We have a great weekend planned including special guest speaker, Dr. Albert Rossi from St. Vladimir's Seminary. He will be addressing the clergy during their clergy retreat as well as the SOYO, YAM and Antiochian Women over the weekend. The complete schedule and the flyer for the weekend can be found below. We hope to see everyone there! If there are any questions please email us at or call the church office at (708) 239-0004.
Registration Information
Registration for the Spring Gathering can now be done online! The early bird registration fee of $35! This ends January 10th. If you register after January 10th, registration increases to $40. The registration fee includes all meals and materials for the weekend (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Sunday farewell lunch). Please click here to register online, or copy and paste the link into your browser to register and pay online. If you prefer, you can complete a registration and waiver form and mail it to the church with your check made payable "St. Mary Church" and earmarked "Spring Gathering." You can find the mailing address at the bottom of our website.
(Note to clergy- when completing the online registration form, please do not include a title in the name field, this will cause an error message. There is a drop box below the email field to include the appropriate title.)
*Clergy scholarships are available. If any member of the clergy is in need of financial aid in order to attend the Clergy Retreat, please contact Fr. Mousa at
Hotel Information
The DoubleTree by Hilton is offering us a group rate of $109 per night, parking included. The hotel information is below. Please be sure to reserve your room before January 23rd in order to receive the group rate. The group code is SAI.
DoubleTree by Hilton
5000 W. 127th St, Alsip, IL 60803
Below is the tentative schedule for the Clergy Retreat as well as the Spring Gathering. All events will take place at St. Mary unless otherwise noted with an asterisk.
Adult Bible Study

All adults are welcome to attend our weekly Adult Bible Study. The class will be given in Arabic by Fr. Danial Doss.



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