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Letter from Cardinal Cupich

Posted on March 21, 2019 in: General News

Letter from Cardinal Cupich
Recently, two bills have been introduced into the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate that strike at the sacredness of life and human dignity. Please read the attached letter from Cardinal Cupich within which he states his unequivocal disagreement with the reckless disregard for human life, and the removal of conscience protections and parental consent that will occur if these bills become law. Cardinal Cupich has asked that the attached letter be distributed at this weekend’s Masses and shared via parish websites and communications.   ...

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From Fr. Mike Shanahan | March 23, 2019
Suggestions of Things to Give Up for Lent  by Phil Ressler … Continued from last week 21. Bitterness … the only person you are hurting by holding on is you. 22. Distraction… life is filled with distractions that will take your eyes off the prize. 23. Giving up ,,, God never gives up on us. Don’t give up on yourself, ever. 24. Mediocrity… if you are going to do something, then give all you’ve got. 25. Busyness ,,, is a badge of honor to be busy, but that doesn’t translate in abun...

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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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A Lenten Retreat | March 30 @ 12pm
A Lenten Retreat For Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Ministers of Care, Sacristans, Music Ministers, Ushers, and Parishioners.  Saturday, March 30  12:00 p.m > 5:00 p.m. (Our Lady of  Lourdes School Hall) Speakers: Fr. Mike, Fr. Dominic, Fr. Bolivar AGENDA 12:00 PM Registration and Lunch 12:30 PM Introduction, Opening Prayer, Talk 1:30 PM Group Reflection (English and Spanish Groups) 3:45 PM Re-assembly, Benediction 4:15 PM Reconciliati...

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A Palm Sunday Invitation | April 14
The Brotherhood of Jesus of Nazareth all parishioners of Lourdes to join them at the procession of Our Lord on Palm Sunday, April 14 from 3 pm to 9 pm. Register after the Sunday Masses. The donation of the turns is $5.00.

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BEST LENT EVER 2019 | Dynamic Catholic
Sign-up for daily reflections: http://bestlentever.com/invite   What Is BEST LENT EVER? It's a free email program that will guide you on an incredible journey toward the-best-version-of-yourself. From Ash Wednesday to Easter, you’ll discover ways to transform your life in forty days. Don't let it pass you by. This Lent, join Matthew Kelly and the Dynamic Catholic team to discover simple ways to transform your life in forty days. Study guides available in English and Spanish. https://dynamiccatholic.com/best-len...

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Rice Bowl | Encountering the Needs of the World
Join Our Lady of Lourdes' Immigration Minishter, our faith community and more than 14,000 Catholic communities across the United States in a life-changing Lenten journey of encounter with Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl. Pick up your family's CRS Rice Bowl during cathecism class on Saturday, March 2nd at the school or from the church on Sunday, March 3rd after all masses.  View this video now or download other videos at: CRS Rice Bowl.  

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Keep them in your prayers

Posted on February 20, 2019 in: General News

Keep them in your prayers
OUR SICK: Remberto Teran, Francisco and Letty Garcia, Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Gloria Parayno, Ombelina Ocaña, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Gabriel Cabael, Armie Reyes, Gloria Flores, Rafael Jimenez, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Elena Castrejon, Suzette Samadi, Tristen Trayvilla, and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Aurora Godinez OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Luis Daniel Vazquez, Richard Silva

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