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BLESSING OF NEW LIFE

The weekend of January 7 & 8 after each weekend Mass, a blessing will be given for all expectant parents and their unborn children. All parents, families, and friends who are anticipating the birth of a child, whether here or elsewhere, are welcome to come to the front of the church after Mass for the blessing. Please invite anyone you know who would like to participate in this celebration of and prayer for new life!

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PARTICIPATE IN OUR ONGOING EVENTS

Enjoy the parish community by meeting other parishioners at events such as Women's Golf, Men's Golf, Women's Bowling, Men's Basketball, Women's Bridge, Widows of Wayside (W.O.W.), and Christian Family Movement (CFM), the Senior Group and Fil-American Group. Contact parishlife @olwparish.org with questions.

WORSHIP AND SPIRITUAL LIFE

CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD

Sunday Readings and Homily adapted for ages 3 to 10 on most Sundays at the 9:45 Mass before the Liturgy of the Word.  The children are invited to participate. The children will return for the remainder of the Mass. No registration is required!

BIBLE STUDY

Focus on the readings for the coming Sunday and their context in scripture. No registration or fee. Come when your schedule permits. Friday mornings in the Gathering Place 9:30 - 11:15 a.m.

ROSARY PRAYER GROUP
Meets in the Seton room (#201) every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Contact - Chris

CARE AND OUTREACH

THE ELIZABETH MINISTRY

The Elizabeth Ministry offers families prayer and support during the joys, challenges and sorrows of the childbearing years. To contact a minister, please complete a card from the banner in the back of the church, or call the parish office or e-mail ElizabethMinistry @olwparish.org. or elizabethministry @att.net

RESPECT LIFE

The Respect Life Ministry works to make life issues visible and viable at the parish level. To get more involved in Respect Life at OLW, please email respectlife @olwparish.org.

FUNERAL LUNCHEON MINISTRY

This Ministry offers families in their time of sorrow a continental breakfast in the Gathering Place or sit down luncheon in the Rectory Meeting Room. For further information contact the parish office.

SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY

Special Needs Ministry was established to identify and meet the needs of our pacrishioners with special needs. Contact the parish office or email - special-needs @att.net or specialneeds @olwparish.org.

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL SOCIETY

An emergency source for short term financial help. For information or assistance, contact the DePaul voice mailbox at the parish 847-253-5353 x398.

MINISTRY OF CARE

OLW has trained Ministers of Care who are available to visit and bring communion to those parishioners who are homebound. If you are interested in receiving communion or being part of this ministry contact Kathy O'Neill, 847-253-5353, ext. 238.

LITTLE SAINTS PRAY & PLAY

Little Saints Pray & Play for children and their caregivers, meets twice monthly. Email OLWLittleSaints @gmail.com for more
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MINISTERS OF THE LITURGY


5:00 pm Saturday, January 7, 2017
Presider: Father Louis Golamari
Lector: Mike Nolan, Berny Bennett
Euch. Min.:`
Joe Panarale, Coord., Robert Crabbe, Rosalie  Crabbe, Bob Guretz, Mike Hollis, Kathy Loy, Linda  Luna, Kathy Maday, Debbie Panarese, Chuck  Tomasek, Ellen Tomasek
Altar Serv.: Jordan Colgan, Alex Konopka, David Lavender,
Jack Lewis
Music Min.:  Choir/Instrumentalist

7:00 am Sunday, January 8, 2017
Presider: Father Dan Brady
Lector: Owen West, Dave Heiss
Euch. Min.: 
Arnie Lemke, Coord., Teresita Epino, Eddie Kane,  Bettina Patena, Chris Sandefur, Mary Jean Sandefur,  Sharon Zurek
Altar Serv.: Gage Lockley, Rowan McDonnell, Arthur Zaro,
Julia Zera
Music Min.: Cantor

8:15 am Sunday, January 8, 2017
Presider:
Father Louis Golamari
Lector: Pete Odon, June Bourke
Euch. Min.:
Tom Mezza, Coord., Kathy Kennedy, Pat Kennedy,  Jim Murray, Edith Pena, Genny Powers, Michael  Spehar, Pat Van Klompenburg, Stan Van
Klompenburg
Altar Serv.: Susie Byrom, Caitlin Cherwin, Reagan Cherwin,  Connor Flynn
Music Min.: Cantor

9:45 am Sunday, January 8, 2017
Presider:
Father Louis Golamari
Lector: Jim Stapleton, Dave Woods
Euch. Min.:
Muriel Banach, Coord., Irene Corcoran, Chris  Esposito, Mary McBride, Juliet Robles, Max Robles,  Tony Russo, Brad Shewmon, Sally Shewmon, Teresa  Stewart, Christopher R. Vann
Altar Serv.: Avelyn Beltran, Alex North, Ryan Stubitsch,
Taylor Stubitsch
Music Min.: Ensemble/Instrumentalists

11:30 am Sunday, January 8, 2017
Presider:
Father Ed Fialkowski
Lector: TBA - Teen Ministered Mass
Euch. Min.: TBA - Teen Ministered Mass
Altar Serv.: Owen Mongoven, Dave Orecchio, Ryan Schoessling,  Michael Somary
Music Min.: Cantor/Instrumentalist

PRAY FOR THE DECEASED


Stephen Filar

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Our Lady of the Wayside
Upcoming Events


Monday, January 2, 2017 - Sunday, January 8, 2017

SACRED LITURGY


Monday, January 2, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Angelina Belmonte

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Fred Sharkey, Nancy Miklius

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Carol Newquist

Thursday, January 5, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am For the Deceased Members of OLW

Friday, January 6, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Robert Epifano, Ralph Kappelman,
Anna Mastrangeli

Saturday, January 7, 2017
8:30 am Communion Service
5:00 pm Bernadette Schoessling, Bill Deger

Sunday, January 8, 2017
7:00 am Annette Moran and For the People of OLW
8:15 am Anna Mastrangeli
9:45 am Bernadette Schoessling, Deacon Brendan Foley,  Henry Raba
11:30 am Kelly Trecka, Maureen Lavin, Frank Trunk,
Dr. Fernando Caburnay

Thursday, January 5, 2017
3:15-9:00 p.m. Athletic Programs-Youth-Girls
Basketbal Games in Fr. Mackin
Center Gym

Friday, January 6, 2017
9:20-11:40 a.m. Bible Study (next Sunday's
readings)in Gathering Place

3:05-4:30 p.m. Girl Scout Troop 45494 in
Rectory Meeting Room (Basement)

3:15-7:00 p.m. Athletic Programs-Youth-Girls
Basketball Games in Fr. Mackin
Center Gym

4:30-5:30 p.m. Girls Scout Troop #45496 in E110 Curriculum Room

7:00-11:00 p.m. Christiam Family Movement Monthly Leader Meeting in
Gathering Place

8:30-10:00 p.m. AA Regular Meeting in Rectory Meeting Rooms (Basement)

Saturday, January 7, 2017
9:00 a.m.- Adult Enrichment in PC204
12:00 p.m. Cabrini Room

9:00 a.m.- Athletic Programs-Youth-Girls
2:00 p.m. Basketball Games in Fr. Mackin
Center Gym

12:00-3:00 p.m. Music for Youth School Activity inE209 Day Care/Band Room

7:00-9:00 p.m. Family School Association O.L.W. Daddy Daughter Dance in Fr. Mackin Center Gym

Sunday, January 8, 2017
8:00-11:30 a.m. Sunday Coffee in Gathering Place (after the 7:00, 8:15 & 9:45 Masses)

During the Children's Liturgy of the Word in 9:45 Mass Rectory Rooms (Basement)

6:00-7:30 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 161 in Rectory Meeting Room (basement)

Readings for the Week of January 1, 2017

Sunday:  Nm 6:22-27/Ps 67/Gal 4:4-7/Lk 2:16-21
Monday:  1 Jn 2:22-28/Ps 98/Jn 1:19-28
Tuesday:  1 Jn 2:29--3:6/Ps 98/Jn 1:29-34
Wednesday:  1 Jn 3:7-10/Ps 98/Jn 1:35-42
Thursday:  1 Jn 3:11-21/Ps 100/Jn 1:43-51
Friday:  1 Jn 5:5-13/Ps 147/Mk 1:7-11 or Lk 3:23-28 or  3:23, 31-34, 36, 38
Saturday:  1 Jn 5:14-21/Ps 149/Jn 2:1-11
Next Sunday: Is 60:1-6/Ps 72/Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6/Mt 2:1-12

PRAY FOR THE SICK

Pam Barton
Marie Caranci
Chad Demas
Steve Demas
Marie DeSanto
Kristina Fitzgerald
Bev Folkedahl
Debbie (Flack) Fry
Catherine Hansen
Michael Harth
Carol Herman
Ann Kelley
Joshua Leese
John O'Neill
Peter Phillips
Maureen Sexson
Geraldine Shufeldt
Margaret Soboleski
Lynn Steele
Joe Walker, Sr.