About SSC

The "Spiritist Society of Chicago" (SSC) is a Chicago based non-profit organization that aims to promote the study and practice of the Spiritist Doctrine, as codified by Allan Kardec, in its three basic aspects: scientific, philosophical, and religious.

The Spiritist ideas provide a wonderful tool for supporting individuals to achieve spiritual enlightenment through spiritual education, physical and mental healing and mainly the practice of Love in Action (Charity) according to the Gospel of Jesus.

Location & Contact Information

833 W CHICAGO AVE, SUITE 602, CHICAGO IL 60642-7928

  • Parking: use parking meters on Chicago Avenue or free parking space in the streets behind the building

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are every Saturday and Wednesday. Saturday's meetings are in English and Wednesday's meetings are in Portuguese. Check here for detailed information about times and topics.

Important Events

divaldo francoThe TriState Spiritist Federation hosted the Brazilian famous medium Divaldo Franco in Danbury, CT and in New York on June 17 and 18, 2017 respectively.

Divaldo Franco is recognized as one of the most influential and greatest contemporary mediums. He has psychographed over 200 books and lectured at more than thirteen thousand conferences in over two thousand cities in sixty-five countries on five continents.

Divaldo Franco is also known as "The Ambassador of Peace". Seventy years of his life have been devoted to Spiritism and to children in need. He is an accomplished and devoted educator with more than six-hundred foster children and over two-hundred grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Watch the recordings of his presentation in Danbury, CT on June 17, 2017.


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The Spiritist Society of Chicago is a non-profit organization that accepts and welcomes donations to help defraying its costs. Click here for more information or to make a donation.

Important to Know

  • Check out this page often for special events and guest lectures opportunities

  • Our activities are all free of charge

  • Fraternal Assistance available by appointment to anyone interested

  • "Laying on of Hands" (Passes) and "Fluidic Water" are offered after the Public Meetings



Allan Kardec is the pen name of the French educator, translator and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail. He is the author of the five books known as the Spiritist Codification, and is the founder of Spiritism.

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