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From Fr Mike Shanahan | Sunday, October 25, 2020
From Fr. Mike Shanahan, our Pastor Our Lady of Lourdes is actively engaged in discernment and strategic planning for the future. We are doing this along with these three other parishes: St. Mary of the Lake; St. Benedict and St. Andrew. The purpose for this planning is to ensure the future of Catholic ministry in our area for many years to come. This a process known as Renew My Church and all parishes of the Archdiocese have or will be involved in this. This is time for renewal. For the past months, we have provided ample information and background&nb...

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First Communions and Confirmation | October 25, 2020
God's Blessings to All * Congratulations! First Communions / Primeras Comuniones October 11, 2020 Fr. Michael Shanahan 11:00 AM MASS Edgar Garrido • Saudyzareth Garrido • Bridney A. Rubio • Kimberly M Rubio • Daniel Tinoco

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Prayer Requests | October 25, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Hector De León, Aura Rizzo, Christine Finnerly, Blaine Lisner, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody, Clarita Nuñez, Maria Crespo, Virgiia Uy, Deacon Patiño, Lia Aspergren, Griffen Marks and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Mike Ramirez, Ricardo Alanis, Ruby Castro OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Arnold Zumba

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AWAKENING  | This is my way of giving back some of the blessings God has given me.
Our Lady of Lourdes’ Soup Kitchen coordinator Bill Thome has been serving more than just a meal to our neighborhood’s homeless and hungry every Wednesday evening for the past two decades. “We refer to ourselves as the Soup Kitchen, but we’ve never served soup,” says Thome. “We provide a handmade meal with a vegetable, potato and meat. There’s also coffee, rolls and a dessert. We serve our guests like a restaurant does rather than cafeteriastyle. It’s intentionally been this way since ...

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EARLY VOTING INFORMATION

Posted on October 21, 2020 in: General News

EARLY VOTING INFORMATION
Early voting is open now in the 47th Ward at Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside! Residents may vote at any early voting site in the city. View all locations on the Chicago Board of Elections Website. Early voting hours include: Monday—Friday 8:30 am—7:00 pm Saturday—Sunday 9:00 am—5:00 pm Nov. 3 (Election Day) 6 am—7:00 pm SECURED DROP BOXES There also secured drop boxes for ballots throughout the city. In additions to the secured drop box at Welles Park early voting site (located outside the field-house entrance). ...

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Renew My Church | IMPORTANT UPDATE
Renew My Church: Parish Conversation to Discuss our Future As Jesus Christ calls us to constantly renew His Church, we must be prepared to lend our voice and efforts to the possible ways in which we bring about that needed renewal. Included here is a summary of where we are today, but much more will be shared in our next parish meeting. Please come to learn more and share your feedback and input. Process Overview Renewal requires envisioning, planning, and new means to bring Jesus Christ to others. There are nearly 100 groupings of parishes and schools across the Arc...

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Renueva mi Iglesia | ACTUALIZACION IMPORTANTE
Renueva mi Iglesia: Conversación parroquial para discutir nuestro futuro Como Jesucristo nos llama a renovar constantemente su Iglesia, debemos estar preparados para prestar nuestra voz y esfuerzos a las posibles formas en que llevemos a cabo esa necesaria renovación. Aquí se incluye un resumen de la situación actual, pero se compartirá mucho más en nuestra próxima reunión parroquial. Por favor, venga para obtener más información y compartir su retroalimentación y sus opiniones. Resumen del proceso La renovación requiere visión, planificación y nuevos medios para lle...

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RENEW MY CHURCH | Zoom Meeting MONDAY, October 26, 2020
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish RENEW MY CHURCH 101 ALL PARISHIONERS to a zoom meeting known as Renew My Church As of Today. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information about the entire process. It is an opportunity to ask questions or share concerns with Fr. Mike. The meeting will be conducted in English and Spanish as needed. If you do not use computers, please use the feature that allows a person to dial in on the phone to hear the meeting. Date: Monday, October 26 at 7 pm To attend the Zoom meeting: Meeting I...

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Readings for October 18, 2020

Posted on October 14, 2020 in: General News

Readings for October 18, 2020
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 145 Reading 1  IS 45:1, 4-6  Thus says the LORD to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, subduing nations before him, and making kings run in his service, opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred: For the sake of Jacob, my servant, of Israel, my chosen one, I have called you by your name, giving you a title, though you knew me not. I am the LORD and there is no other, there is no God besides me. It is I who arm you, though you know me not, so that toward the rising a...

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Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) | A Journey of Faith
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Flu Vaccination Campaign > No Out-of-Pocket Cost
FLU SHOTS The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is launching its annual Flu Vaccination Campaign to raise awareness about the flu and encourage Chicagoans to receive their flu shot. CDPH recommends everyone six months and older receive a yearly flu vaccine as the first, and most important step in protecting agaisnt the flu. Due to the pandemic there aren’t any ward specific flu shot events planned this year, but CDPH has scheduled more than 50 community flu clinics over the next two months where residents can get their flu ...

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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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