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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 | June 16, 2019
You may remember that my article in the bulletin last weekend included some information about the financial stewardship of the parish. I would like to continue with that topic. If you want to see the information in last week’s article, it can be found on our parish website at I have had some questions from parishioners regarding parish finances in general. All...

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Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart
In every diocese in the U.S.A . through the Office of the Propagation of the Faith, religious communities are invited by the diocese to make an appeal and take up a collection for the support of their ministries. The weekend of June 15-16, Sister Loretta Cornell, a Mission Helper of the Sacred Heart, from Baltimore, MD will speak at the masses and share her missionary...

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Religious Education Registration 2019 - 2020 | Now Open
Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish 4641 N. Ashland Ave., 1st Floor 773-275-2497 REGISTRATION for RELIGIOUS EDUCATION First Communion and Confirmation (two-year program per Sacrament) Office Days: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 4:30 —7:30 pm Saturday from 8:00 am — 1 pm Requirements: 1. Baptism Certificate 2. Birth Certificate 3. Health Record 4. Firs...

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Lord, Hear Our Prayers

Posted on June 13, 2019 in: General News

Lord, Hear Our Prayers
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Francisco and Letty Garcia, Gloria Parayno, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Salvador Zepeda, Gabriel Cabael, Armie Reyes, Gloria Flores, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Suzette Samadi, Tristen Trayvilla, Samantha Johnson, Carolyn Farmby, Virgilia Uy, Emilio Mendoza, Teresita Nuval and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. O...

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