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From Fr Mike Shanahan | Sunday, March 7, 2021
This Lenten Season, we have various opportunities to explore a fresh understanding of faith in the modern world. On Monday evenings, a Spanish speaking minister is engaged in a weekly presentation that focuses on the call of Love in the midst of Ministry. This series is taking place with ministers and leaders at St. Mary of the Lake Parish. This allows us the opportunity to come to know one another as we move toward the unity of our parishes. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, we have engaged The Search, which is an online video series that leads us i...

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Welcome to The Search | Lenten Study each week
The Search is an innovative video series that tackles the key questions of every human heart. In seven beautifully filmed episodes, Chris Stefanick and experts from multiple fields of science, medicine, psychology, art, and religion examine our place in the larger story of existence. Whether you are a practiced inquirer or a jaded skeptic, The Search will speak to you. You may reassured by some parts, and challenged by others. Either way, you’ll find a lot here to think about. And when all is said and done, life’s ...

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Prayer Requests | March 7, 2021
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Hector De León, Christine Finnerly, Marjorie Carmody, Clarita Nuñez, Lia Aspergren, Griffen Marks, Rod Reyes, Braden Aherm, Leticia Pensamíento, Cuberto Moctezuma, Aura Rizzo, Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED:   OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Arnold Zumba, Sgt Adrian Cruz  

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Third Sunday of Lent | March 7, 2021
Year B Lectionary: 29 Reading I Ex 20:1-17 In those days, God delivered all these commandments: “I, the LORD, am your God,  who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. You shall not have other gods besides me. You shall not carve idols for yourselves  in the shape of anything in the sky above  or on the earth below or in the waters beneath the earth;  you shall not bow down before them or worship them. For I, the LORD, your God, am a jealous God,  inflicting punishment for their fathers’ wickedness&n...

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Lenten Activities

Posted on March 03, 2021 in: General News

Lenten Activities
Masses and Adoration (please give name as you enter). Our Masses will remain in their usualschedule. Adoration We have Adoration on Tuesdays until 11  am after the Mass, and on Thursdays until 8 pm after the 6:30 pm Mass Stations of the Cross (BILINGUAL)  6 PM Fridays in Lent (Please give names as you enter). No communal procession. People will remain in the pews. Sacrament of Reconciliation 5:15 PM Saturdays during Lent. In Church. Current confessional is located in sanctuary on east side near statue of the Blessed M...

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COVID-19 Updates | Matt Martin, 47th Ward Alderman
COVID-19 UPDATES While Gov. Pritzker announced this week that the state would expand vaccine eligibility to those under 65 with certain medical conditions, Mayor Lightfoot said the city would not yet expand eligibility. “At this time we are not supplied with enough doses that would allow us to expand eligibility in these phases,” the Mayor said in a press release. “Doing so in Chicago and Cook County would add well over one million additional people to 1B, and the result would be that those current eligible, in...

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Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowls

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: General News

Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowls
CRS’ Rice Bowl program benefits those overseas, at home suffering from hunger, poverty  The ministry of Pastoral Migratoria at Our Lady of Lourdes has been collaborating with Catholic Relief Services in response to the increase of world hunger caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, CRS is working with partners to provide emergency food rations in more than 30 countries as well promoting COVID-19 prevention. awareness. “The donations from CRS Rice Bowl allow families everywhere to overcome the hurdles placed in fr...

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Parish Rosary Together | Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday @ 7pm
Parish Rosary Together Fr. Mike, Fr. Dominic and Fr. Bolivar invite you to join in the prayer of the Rosary. Join us on Zoom OR on the phone. Here are the details: Time: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ 7:00 PM    OPTION 1 > Join by computer Join Zoom Meeting by simply going to this site: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89130823753 Then enter Meeting ID: 891 3082 3753 If you do not know how to use Zoom, please contact Fr. Mike.    OPTION 2 >  Dial by phone Simply dial and call the number: ...

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