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From Fr Mike Shanahan | June 20, 2021
Father’s Day has come to have increasing significance for me throughout my life. I came across some quotes from Pope Francis about fatherhood. I thought it would be nice to simply share some of the wise words of Pope Francis. “Every family needs a Father—A father who shares in his family’s joy and pain, hands down wisdom to his children and offers them firm guidance and love.” “Nothing could better express the pride and emotion a Father feels when understand that he has handed down to his chil...

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Prayer Requests | June 20, 2021
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Hector De León, Christine Finnerly, Marjorie Carmody, Lia Aspergren, Griffin Marks, Rod Reyes, Maria Estela Alvarez, Drew Dunker, Austreberta Escobar, Leticia Pensamiento, Adolfo Ruiz Baco, Melissa Velazquez, Molly Morris, and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Lilia Ocampo, Edgar Villatoro, Filiberto Enriquez OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Arnold Zumba, Sgt Adrian Cruz  

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time | June 20, 2021
Lectionary: 95 Reading I Jb 38:1, 8-11 The Lord addressed Job out of the storm and said:     Who shut within doors the sea,         when it burst forth from the womb;     when I made the clouds its garment         and thick darkness its swaddling bands?     When I set limits for it         and fastened the bar of its door,     and said: Thus far shall you come but no farther,        &nbs...

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Welcome to Our Priests!

Posted on June 16, 2021 in: General News

Welcome to Our Priests!
Fr. Don Woznicki, Associate Pastor Ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2002 Place of birth: South Bend, Indiana Previous Assignments: Associate Pastor at Saint Norbert Parish (Northbrook, IL) Associate Pastor at Saint Mary's Parish (Lake Forest, IL) Chaplain to Act Onep Associate Pastor of Saint Dorothy Parish (Glendora, CA) Administrator of Saint Bruno (Whittier, CA) Administrator of Christ the King (Los Angeles, CA)   Fr Elvio Baldeon Lope, Associate Pastor Ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2010 ...

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FORMED > Pick of the Week | June 20, 2021
Dear Parishioners, It gives me great joy to share with you that our parish now has a subscription to FORMED, a premier online platform filled with over 4,000 Catholic studies, movies, audio dramas, talks, e-books, and even cartoons for our children. FORMED has content from over 60 apostolates, including Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press, and the Knights of Columbus, with material that is professionally produced, engaging, and solid in its catechism. Best of all, this material is free to you. Our parish will be using the material on FORMED to support our mi...

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Quick Pandemic Financial Report | June 20, 2021
Report of collections since June 13, 2021  

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Reopening Guidelines | Thanks Be To God!
This past weekend people all over our state have been saying THANKS BE TO GOD!. On Friday, June 11, the state entered into what they called Phase Five of their “Restore Illinois” plan or a FULL REOPENING. Everyone is rejoicing. Please take the time to review the Archdiocesean guidelines effective immediately including Our Lady of Lourdes. Additional guidance specific to school-related activities, mission trips and summer camps is forthcoming, which will include some exceptions to what is noted below.   Capacity ...

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