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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 | February 23, 2020
Maybe some of you do not know one of the many legendary stories about Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. The church was originally located on the east side of Ashland Ave. In 1929 a group of 50 men used horses and chains to move 10,000 tons of brick and steel to the west side of the street. We are told they moved it “one foot a minute”. This story tells me t...

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Prayer Requests | February 23, 2020

Posted on February 20, 2020 in: General News

Prayer Requests | February 23, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Letty Garcia, Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Armie Reyes, Gabriel Cabael, Gloria Flores, Hector De Leon, Christine Finnerly, Matilde Narvaez, Blaine Lisner, Mary Lou Thompson, Ana Perez, Bertha Bautista, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: ...

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Lent Begins | Ash Wednesday, February 26
Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent on Feb. 26. Ashes will be distributed during the following services: 6:00 a.m. - Mass (English) 8:00 a.m. - Mass (English) 12 noon - Bilingual Service 3:00 p.m. - Bilingual Service 5:15 p.m. - Mass (English) 7:30 p.m. - Mass (Spanish) During Lent the Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays at these times: 5:45 p.m. - after the 5:...

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Dynamic Catholic | Best Lent Ever starts February 26
Sign up for Dynamic Catholic's BEST LENT EVER, which is all about how the saints are ready to help you create holy moments. Every day during Lent, you'll receive an email with a short video from Matthew Kelly and the Dynamic Catholic team. IT'S FREE and EASY TO SIGN UP. Just click on this link: and enter your name and email address.  What is Lent? ...

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