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From Fr. Mike Shanahan | August 18, 2019
I look forward to an upcoming mission trip to the border with members of our parish Pastoral Migratoria. This parish group is dedicated to the accompaniment of immigrants and their families. We are planning to work in Tijuana, Mexico with the Institute Madre Asunta, an ongoing ministry, sponsored by the sisters, priests and brothers of the Scalabrini Missionaries. Today we welcome Sr. Alma and her companion who will share their testimonies about their ministry with migrants at the border. We are honored by their visit and for the...

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Pastoral Migratoria | Funds for the Sisters of Scalibrini
We are all aware of the crisis at the border. We all share the same shock and sadness about the countless families and children who are fleeing their countries. To them, the US provides an opportunity to work and send financial assistance home to their families. Thousands of children have fled the crime, violence, poverty and corruption of their own countries. They have sometimes come alone. They are not coming for a vacation. They are trying to save their lives. This is beyond politics now. Who wouldn't care about a child or young person who is suffering in detentio...

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Prayer Requests

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Prayer Requests
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Francisco and Letty Garcia, Gloria Parayno, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Gabriel Cabael, Armie Reyes, Gloria Flores, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Raquel Esmeralda, Virgilia Uy, Emiliano Mendoza, Teresita Nuval, Rosio Perez, Mucio Aguilar, Asuncíon Patiño, Marjorie Carmody and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Peggy Erskine, Suzette Samadi, William Stolfa OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Luis Daniel Vazquez, Richard Silva, Arnold Zumba ...

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Guadalupana Food Fair | August 24, 2pm > 9pm
ALL ARE INVITED Delicious food Music. Entertainment. Fun BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS! Held in the School Hall.     

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Religious Education Registration 2019 - 2020 | Classes start Sept 17
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. First Communion Certificate (1st year of Confirmation) Religious Education Office will be closed for vacation Classes start on Tuesday, September 17.

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YOUTH GROUP | JOIN US!

Posted on June 27, 2019 in: General News

YOUTH GROUP | JOIN US!
If you are 12 to 17 years of age THIS INVITATION IS FOR YOU Our Lady of Lourdes YOUTH GROUP invites you to join our meetings.  When: 2nd and 4th Friday of the each month Time: 7 - 9pm Place: The parish cafeteria WHY SHOULD YOU COME: • We talk about current youth issues • We enjoy youth activities and games • We learn about God's Love though reading of the Bible   We look forward to seeing you. 

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PLEDGE REMINDER | To Teach Who Christ Is
Our parish was blessed to receive $582,940 in pledges during the campaign, which raise 30% of our goal. Thank you! As you know, Our Lady of Lourdes receives its share of campaign funds as pledges are paid. To date, $109,934 has been returned to us, and we have already directed these funds to add additional sections to the Church Tuckpointing Project. As more pledges are fulfilled, we will begin Church Interior Restoration work. Total pledges: $582,940 Total paid pledges: $178,549 Total returned to parish: $109,934 If you have qu...

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RENEW MY CHURCH | Vicariate 2 Update
Every month in the Vicariate II newsletter, a piece on Renew My Church will be included. You can find additional information on RENEW MY CHURCH by visiting the website at https://www.renewmychurch.org What is Renew My Church? To address the challenges of our time, we are called by Jesus to rebuild. Renew My Church is a vision and strategic plan guiding our response to this call for renewal. This spiritual revitalization will reclaim what is most central and sacred to our faith and breathe new life into our methods of sharing the Gospel. In this way, we can peop...

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