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.


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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 | Sunday, June 7, 2020
And this is God’s moment for sending a Spirit. It is time for Pentecost. They were all gathered in one place in Minneapolis, Dallas, Atlanta, San Jose, Chicago and many other places. Suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind. Most of those protesters were there for noble and righteous reasons. Over the course of many years, the winds carrying the crie...

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Prayer Requests | June 7, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Nelflin and Elida Juarez, Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Manuel and Maricela Arreola, Armie Reyes, Gabriel Cabael, Hector De Leon, Christine Finnerly, Matilde Narvaez, Blaine Lisner, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody, the Madrigal Family, the Vivanco Family and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECE...

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Volunteer Clean Team | Guidelines for Volunteers
June 3, 2020 We will only be able to schedule services IF we have trained cleaners available to clean up afterward. This requirement will have a significant impact on how many services we can have. We have taken initial steps to resume some sacramental services in our church. We are extremely concerned about the health and well being of our faithful parishioners. Covid-19 is a...

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Reopening/Reapertura: Our Lady of Lourdes Volunteer Sign-up
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering! The first Phases of Reopening Our Lady of Lourdes will be limited to Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals, Private, Prayer, and Eucharistic Adoration with no more than 10 participants in attendance. You will be asked to volunteer once per month, for the next three months, for 2-3 hours at a time. In order for us to start the process we will ask yo...

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