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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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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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Readings for October 25, 2020

Posted on October 22, 2020 in: General News

Readings for October 25, 2020
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 148 Reading 1  EX 22:20-26  Thus says the LORD: "You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt.  You shall not wrong any widow or orphan.  If ever you wrong them and they cry out to me, I will surely hear their cry.  My wrath will flare up, and I will kill you with the sword; then your own wives will be widows, and your children orphans. "If you lend money to one of your poor neighbors among my people, you shall not...

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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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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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It is with deep sadness that we announce that our former pastor, Fr. James Colleran died last Saturday. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Thursday, June 7 St. Ignatius 6559 N. Glenwood Ave Chicago IL 60626 Visitation: 9 am to 11 am Mass at 11 am   Please note that our offices will be closed this Thursday morning to allow our staff to attend the funeral services.

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Liturgy Meeting in May

Posted on May 18, 2018 in: General News

Attention All Coordinators! The new date is on Saturday, May 26 at 11:30 am in the Pine Room. Fr. Bolivar Molina Reunión de Liturgia en Mayo Atención Coordinadores! La nueva fecha es el Sábado 26 a las 11:30 am en el Salón de los Pinos. Padre Bolivar Molina

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El Grupo Divina Misericordia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes Los Invita a una Mañana de Reflexión Con Jesús y María Tema: LA FAMILIA Sábado 2 de Junio de 9:30 am a 3 pm En el Hall de la Escuela Padre José Gregorio Garcia y el Diácono Pablo Habrá Almuerzo. Pueden traer a su hijos. Donación voluntaria.

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Fr. Dominic will be out of town in Viet Nam during his anniversary month, so plans for a celebration have not yet been finalized. In the meantime, we wanted to mark this moment by repeating his comments published in the bulletin when he came to Our Lady of Lourdes 2 years ago. "In 1975, when I entered the seminary, we had to study theology and philosophy “under the table” due to the restriction of the communist government which didn’t want to have any more priests. In 1988, I went to the United States and was sponsored to the city of Savannah, GA. From there, I went to New York Seminary in 1989 wo...

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WELCOME TO HOLY HILL, WISCONSIN PILGRIMAGE ON SATURDAY JUNE 30, 2018 (8:00 am to 6:00 pm) The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus, Wisconsin 53033   Mark your calendar. We welcome all to Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage. Please fill out the form and invite your families, relatives and friends and join us ($40 donation for a bus ticket with air conditioning and food). Please contact our parish rectory (773- 561-2141) or Pilgrimage Committee (773-220-7787). Last registration day: June 20, 2018  

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 We are calling the coordinators of ALL the GROUPS of the parish to attend a planning meeting with Fr. Bolivar and Fr. Dominic on TUESDAY, MAY 8 at 7 PM in the RECTORY. Estamos llamando a los coordinadores de TODOS los GRUPOS de la parroquia para que asistan a la reunión de planeamiento con los Padres Bolivar y Dominic el MARTES 8 de MAYO, 7 PM en la RECTORIA.  

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Monday, May 14 at 7 pm. In Church Lunes, Mayo 14 a las 7 pm En la Iglesia Please bring flowers to offer to our loving Mother. Por favor traigan flores para ofrecerlas a nuestra Madre amorosa.  

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Women's Center Flower Sale

Posted on May 04, 2018 in: General News

Flowers are a Mother’s favorite! On Saturday, May 12 & Sunday, May 13, representatives of the Women’s Center will sell beautiful bouquets of fresh-cut flowers after all the masses. Choose the perfect bouquet from a variety of colors and assortments. Hydrangea Bouquet—$30 Roses & Daisies—$15 Mixed Floral Bouquet—$10 Carnation Bouquet—$10 Proceeds will be used to help young women facing a crisis emergency situation and in need of assistance. Please support this life-saving work of The Women’s Center of the Greater Chicagoland. Let us celebrate the gift of life...

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PLEASE PRAY FOR:

Posted on April 12, 2018 in: General News

OUR SICK: Carlos Perez, Linda Galeno, Luis Bucio, Ed Hannan, Sheilagh Kennedy, Hugo Carrera, Aura & Eduardo Rizzo, Nancy Coraretti, Tina Martinez, Melinda Mesin, Marcos Soloriano, Armie Reyes, Gloria Parayno, Rafael Jimenez, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Karen & Nicolette Shuty, Gabriel Cabael, Alejandra Ronco, Carmen Avila, Gloria Garduño and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Miguel Cano, Maria Szimon OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SERVICE: Daniel Baker, Jonathan Muñoz, Luis Daniel Vazquez, Richard Silva  

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VENTA DE COMIDA / FOOD SALE

Posted on April 12, 2018 in: General News

De nuestros Ministros de Eucaristía ...By our Hispanic Euch. Ministers Domingo 22 de Abril / Sunday, April 22 School Hall 8 am—4 pm   Deliciosos antojitos mexicanos. Habrá pozole, mole rojo, menudo, flautas, taquitos, pambazos guanagustense, chichitos y chanoy ecuatoriano. Tendremos sabrosos postres.... Very tasty deserts. También tendremos Lotería o Bingo. ¡Todos están invitados! All are welcome!  

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From the Soup Kitchen …

Posted on April 12, 2018 in: General News

THANK YOU very much for the wonderful support of the volunteers who are working at our Soup Kitchen every week! We are blessed with help right now. The ministry could also use donations right now of supplies ( i.e., small 6 oz. bowls , 6 in. plates, plastic utensils, paper napkins, 8 in. coffee cups, etc.) or monetary funds to help our supply budget. I cannot thank enough all of you who keep our Soup Kitchen going strong every Wednesday. God bless you, Bill Thome S. K. Coordinator  

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 Fr. Dominic Vin Ha is offering a Lenten retreat open to Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers, etc. of our parish. ALL ARE WELCOME!! Please come next SUNDAY, MARCH 18 to the Rectory PINE ROOM. Starts at 12:30 pm and will finish at 3:00 pm. No need to register. Come one, come ALL! 

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An Invitation for Palm Sunday

Posted on March 02, 2018 in: General News

The Brotherhood of Jesus of Nazareth invites all parishioners of Lourdes to join them at the procession of our Lord on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 3 pm to 9 pm. Donation of the turns is $5.00 For more information please call Antonio Diaz at 773-510-7393.  

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we have for you different opportunities for praying and reflecting on God’s loving mysteries. On Thursdays, Fr. Dominic will have a short Lenten Reflection after the 5:15pm mass; everyone is welcomed to attend. On Tuesdays at 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Fr. Bolivar is teaching a Bible Class on the Gospel of Saint Mark in Spanish. Every Friday, we have Stations of the Cross at 5:45pm in English and 7:00pm in Spanish. Our parish Reconciliation will be Monday, March 19 at 7:00pm – 8:00pm.

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YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE INVITED TO DELICIOUS HOMEMADE FOOD. USTED Y SU FAMILIA ESTÁN INVITADOS A LA DELICIOSA VENTA DE COMIDA. SUNDAY / DOMINGO MARCH 11 8:30 AM— 4:00 PM SCHOOL HALL

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LENTEN OPPORTUNITIES

Posted on February 22, 2018 in: General News

It is not so much what we give up during Lent, as what we do! • Daily Masses, 8 am and 5:15 p.m. • Recitation of the Rosary • Visits to the Grotto for Adoration. • Stations of the Cross on Friday, 5:45 p.m. • Confession—Saturday, 4:30 p.m. • Re-discover the Bible and the joy of spiritual reading in the four Gospels. • Help the needy by donating food to the Community Pantry. (Put items in container outside the Grotto door.) • Offer your help at our Soup Kitchen on Wednesdays, 3:30—8:0...

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Saturday February 17 at 3:00 pm in the school hall. The event will include prayer (Children's Rosary) story time, family movie(Bernadette, the Princess of Lourdes) music,and crafts. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call Darwin Sampedro at 312 956-1150   La Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes: Los invita a un Evento Familiar Sabado 17 de Febrero a las 3:00 pm en el Hall de la escuela El evento incluirá oración ( Rosario de niños) lectura de la historia de Lourdes, una película (Bernadita, la Princesa de Lourdes) música y manualidades. Ofreceremos refrescos. Por más i...

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Dinner Dance Ticket Price Increases after January 31st
Deadline is January 31st. At the stroke of midnight, a dinner dance ticket will cost $75 instead of $65. You can get your ticket now before it's too late by clicking here: https://www.givecentral.org/location/104/category/334   JOIN THE FUN!   Come and enjoy the camaraderie and fellowship of parishioners, friends and alumni.  Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this year’s Live Auction with items including a stay at a Florida Condo, Dinner for 8 Presented by our Parish Priests and a remarkable pair of beautifu...

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Our Dinner Dance Committee has announced that this weekend will be COMMITMENT WEEKEND! They are going ALL OUT to make sure that everyone who comes to church this weekend knows that our biggest annual fundraiser is only 3 WEEKS away. Here's what going on: Speak at all masses Set up tables for all masses Sell Dinner Dance Tickets at all masses Sell Raffle Tickets at all masses assemble an honor guard for our statues prizes at all masses Here's why a commitment from everyone is important: So that we will always have mass on weekends So that our children will ...

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