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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 | December 15, 2019
Last Thursday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day concluded the novena with two Eucharistic celebrations that welcomed many people to the parish. Yesterday, on Dec. 14, our parish retreat focused on Hospitality, which is practiced on a daily basis with our novenas, retreats, phone calls, conversations with visitors, serving Soup Kitchen guests, offering compassio...

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Prayer Requests | December 15

Posted on December 11, 2019 in: General News

Prayer Requests | December 15
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, Ana Perez and our parishioners who are ill or i...

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Simbang Gabi | December 19 @ 7pm

Posted on December 11, 2019 in: General News

Simbang Gabi | December 19 @ 7pm
Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Christmas tradition. It is a series of nine dawn masses on the days leading up to Christmas. It begins on December 16 and ends at midnight on the 24th of December, when a midnight mass is held. How Did Simbang Gabi Begin? This tradition was introduced by the Spanish friars to allow the farmers to hear mass before going to the fields early in the morning. The masses...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day | December 12
Chicago-area Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 2nd only to Mexico City, grows as faithful aim to honor Mary for what they see as answered prayers La Fiesta de la Guadalupana en el área de Chicago, la segunda más grande después de la Ciudad de México

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