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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


Readings for Sunday, August 9, 2020

Posted on August 09, 2020 in: Liturgies

Readings for Sunday, August 9, 2020
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 115 Reading 1  1 KGS 19:9A, 11-13A At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter.  Then the LORD said to him, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.”  A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the LORD&...

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Join our National Fast for Senate Action TODAY
Pledge to join the national #FastAction on Aug. 11 Millions of Americans are struggling to feed their families, keep a roof over their head, afford health care costs or other everyday essentials needed to survive the unprecedented economic devastation caused by the pandemic. More than two months after the House passed the HEROES Act—and despite the last supplemental $600 unemployment chec...

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Archdiocese accelerating Renew My Church discernment process
As a result of the financial implications of the pandemic, the archdiocese is accelerating the Renew My Church process. It is adding more parishes to the wave 4 discernment process and will finish the process a year earlier than planned. “The urgency to look now is because of the financial challenges and the real structural challenges that the pandemic poses. It is also the dual element o...

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Parish Re-opening UPDATE: August 9, 2020
Parish Reopening Update: 8/2/20 Dear parishioners, Our goal is to provide the solace of the church’s sacramental life in a timely and reasonable manner. The current situation in Illinois remains dangerous and fragile. As such, we make our plans with great caution with our highest priority being the health and well-being of the faithful of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Here a...

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