Celebrating the 11 a.m. Eucharist will be Fr. Phil De Rea, MSC, of IRL (Indy Racing League) Ministry, once dubbed the “racetrack reverend” by the Chicago Tribune.
“It’s for the racing community, but it’s open to the public,” Fr. De Rea says.
In his 37 years of ministering to the racing community, the 66-year-old Missionaries of the Sacred Heart priest has come to be a friend and spiritual adviser to many of those involved in motor sports