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Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

We have always welcomed people from many corners of the world and from different ways of life. We believe this is what God asks us to do. This is what we mean with our mission statement which states that we Seek Unity. Celebrate Diversity. By Praying, Caring, Sharing. This is our bold statement and we enthusiastically embrace it.

Letter from the Pastor


From Fr. Mike Shanahan | October 20, 2019
Our PanAmerican Festival has taken place but the last group of volunteers did not finish wrapping up for a few days afterwards. It was an inspiration to see the outstanding support for Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in the preparation and celebration of the PanAmerican Festival. We have seen raffle tickets on sale for months, setting up and cleaning up, hosting at the&nbs...

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Prayer Requests

Posted on October 17, 2019 in: General News

Prayer Requests
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Asuncion Patiño, Francisco and Letty Garcia, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Armie Reyes, Gabriel Cabael, Gloria Flores, Hector De Leon, Raquel Esmeralda, Matilde Narvaez, Mucio Aguilar, Rosio Perez, Marjorie Carmody, Alfredo Mahe, Blaine Lisner, Teresita Nuval, Mary Lou Thompson, and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing ...

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This weekend our parish will be participating in The Baby Bottle Project benefiting The Women’s Centers of Greater Chicagoland. This non-profit organization directly assists mothers and families experiencing crisis pregnancies by offering emotional, financial, material, and spiritual support through counseling, clothing & monetary provisions, prayer, and other aid. Each year the three locations together have over 5,000 appointments with expe...

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