Whether you are new to Chicago, new to our area, new to our church, new to anything being Catholic, we welcome you.


God gave each of us talents and gifts to meet the needs of our parish with generous hearts and hands. Find out how you can be a blessing to your church and your community.


As Catholics, we are fortunate to receive and celebrate the gifts of the sacraments.


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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 | January 12, 2020
“The true joy in life is working toward a purpose that you recognize to be a mighty one.” This paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw captures an important image for the Catholic Church these days. Today’s Gospel tells us what it means to bring Christ into your life. First of all, John the Baptist was never about his own interests, agenda, honor or f...

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Prayer Requests | January 12, 2020
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, Marjorie Carmody, Alfredo Mahe, Blaine Lisner, Mary Lou Thompson, Ana Perez, Familia Ortiz Octavo, Bertha Bautista and our parishioners who ar...

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