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From Fr. Mike Shanahan | November 11
“Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury. For they have all contributed from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood.” Please take a close look at today’s Gospel. Jesus, our Master Teacher, strongly chastises us when we place our intentions on all the wrong things. Admiration and adulation from the people around us with long liturgical robes are not what people need. I came across an article recently that spoke of the deep spiritual hunger ...

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Blessed Art on Display | November 10 & 11
Representatives of the Catholic Christian community from Jerusalem will be with us on Nov. 10 & 11 to display beautiful hand-crafted olive wood figurines. The community in the Holy Land depend on tourism but due to political conflict many Christians are forced to leave their land. Please plan on looking at these beautiful hand-carved items in the back of church.

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Baby Bottle Project | Please return bottles this week
This weekend, our parish will be participating in The Baby Bottle Project benefiting The Women’s Centers of Greater Chicagoland. This non-profit organization directly assists mothers and families experiencing crisis pregnancies by offering emotional, financial, material, and spiritual support through counseling, clothing & monetary provisions, prayer, and other aid. Each year the three locations together have over 5,000 appointments with expecting mothers. By God’s Grace, The Women’s Centers have saved almost 40,000 babies—and their mothers&mdash...

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Divine Renovation | Sharing Group, November 18
We invite you to join our Sharing Group which will gather in the rectory at 9:00 AM on Sunday, Nov. 18. We will begin with a simple breakfast then move onto sharing YOUR WITNESS. With the Holy Spirit as our guide, let us not be afraid but make disciples and transform our parish. This book enables us to focus our discussion on bringing our parish from maintenance to mission. You can easily obtain a copy from Amazon.com. ALL ARE WELCOME!

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Soup Kitchen | Volunteer Opportunities
Do you know how to wash dishes? Open cans? Put food on a plate? Serve juice? Sweep the floor? No special skills are required to help feed the homeless and working poor. We serve an average of 200 hundred people every Wednesday. Preparation begins at 3:30 p.m.; and we serve from 5:30– 6:30 p.m.; clean up is usually finished by 8 p.m.—if we have enough help! Many people ask us if they can help in another way. In your package of envelopes there is a blue envelope marked “Soup Kitchen Support”; please use it and give as much as you can. Loose chang...

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Keep them in your prayers

Posted on October 25, 2018 in: General News

Keep them in your prayers
OUR SICK: Erlinda, Reyes, Cande Muller, Max Delsoin, Gloria Parayno, Ombelina Ocaña, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Tina Martinez, Gabriel Cabael, Gloria Flores, Armie Reyes, Rafael Jimenez, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Francisco Garcia, Angelica Rodriguez, Josue Luis Ramirez, Gloria Garduño, Marisol Pureco, Orlando Guzman, Roberta Stadler and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. DECEASED: Carlota Rubio, Rosemary Vallely OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Luis Daniel Vazquez, Richard Silva   REMEMBRANCE Throug...

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