THE WOMEN'S CENTER
5116 North Cicero Avenue - Chicago, IL 60630 (773) 794-1313
BRANCH OFFICES: 9730 S. Western -Ste. 318, Evergreen Park, IL and 2720 S. River Rd. Ste. 234 - Des Plaines, IL

During the month of May we honor our heavenly mother and are earthly mothers. At the Women's Center we rejoice that since last Mother's Day, with the assistance of our counseling, spiritual, and material help, over 1,000 babies and their mothers were saved from abortion. We thank hou for your help.

We need 7 infant car seat/carriers, 5 older child car seats (all less than 7 years old), 6 toddler beds, 4 strollers, 2 double strollers, 4 walkers, 6 fixed side cribs, 4 high chairs, 4 rocking chairs, 5 umbrella strollers, 5 dressers and 4 swings. It will be a great help if you can deliver these to us. For our address, or if a pick-up by a volunteer is needed, please call 773-794-1313. We also need maternity clothes and diapers in sizes 5 and 6. These cannot be picked up unless accomplanied by baby furniture. The families who receive these things are grateful for your generosity.

UPDATE ON THE
To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign

We have collected $600,000 over the past two years for the To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign. This represents 60% of the pledges that were made. Thank you for your generosity.

Celine D. Coath, a representative from the Archdiocesan Construction Department is helping us obtain quotes for repairing the church.

The following parishioners are on the committee and will advise Father Ed. They are John Brady, Mike Hollis, John Patterson, Bud Trunk and John Walters. From the staff we have Father Ed, Mandy Dillon, Jim Liput and Dan McMahon.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES COLLECTION
On Mother's Day

Thank you for giving to help those who are hungry, homeless, or hurting. Donations can also be made online at www.catholiccharities.net/donate or mailed to 721 N. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60654.

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ST. VIATOR SUMMER CAMPS

Join us this summer for the Saint Viator Summer Camps. Registration is now open. We have excitingopportunities for students ages 4-17 to learn the fundamentals and develop upon the skills you already have in 20 different sports. There is also the popular Service and Song Camp. To check out a list of camps or to register go to

https://saintviator.8to18.com.

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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2017

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First Communicants greet parents, sponsors and congregation from altar to begin services.

One of the first of the Sunday May Crownings was performed by the Cherwin Family on Sunday, May 7, at the 8:15 Mass. Jess Cherwin did the actual crowning.

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Our Lady of the Wayside
Upcoming Events

Monday, May 15, 2017 - Sunday, May 21, 2017

SACRED LITURGY


Monday, May 15, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am For the Deceased Members of OLW

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Ed Lamich

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am Alf Kelly

Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am For the Deceased Members of OLW

Friday, May 19, 2017
7:00 am Communion Service
8:30 am For the Deceased Members of OLW

Saturday, May 20, 2017
8:30 am Communion Service
5:00 pm Alberta Jackson, John Sheehan, James McIntyre,  Geraldine Murphy-Tergessson, Eric Novak

Sunday, May 21, 2017
7:00 am Renee Radwan and for the People of OLW
8:15 am William Myers, James Hickey, Gus Kozarzewski
9:45 am Kathleen Lynch, John Franczyk, Sr., Thomas Kain
11:30 am Kelly Trecka, Maureen Lavin, Jonathon Iaccino,  Fred Sharkey, Jim Doherty

Readings for the Week of May 14, 2017

Sunday:  Acts 6:1-7/Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19/1 Pt 2:4-9/Jn  14:1-12
Monday:  Acts 14:5-18/Ps 115:1-4, 15-16/Jn 14:21-26
Tuesday:  Acts 14:19-28/Ps 145:10-13ab, 21/Jn 14:27-31a
Wednesday:  Acts 15:1-6/Ps 122:1-5/Jn 15:1-8
Thursday:  Acts 15:7-21/Ps 96:1-3, 10/Jn 15:9-11
Friday:  Acts 15:22-31/Ps 57:8-10, 12/Jn 15:12-17
Saturday:  Acts 16:1-10/Ps 100:1b-3, 5/Jn 15:18-21
Next Sunday:  Acts 8:5-8, 14-17/Ps 66:1-7, 16, 20/1 Pt 3:15- 18/Jn 14:15-21

PRAY FOR THE SICK
Pam Barton
Carol Blatnick
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
Joel Rivera
Maureen Sexson
Geraldine Shufeldt
Margaret Soboleski
Lynn Steele
Joe Walker, Sr.

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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!

SHAWL MINISTRY

This prayerful ministry offers knitted or crocheted shawls to those who are in need of comfort physically, emotionally and spiritually. We meet every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Center - Cabrini Room. Questions contact Kit, Winnie, Patsy.

ST. MARK'S - NON PERISHABLE FOOD DRIVE EVERY SUNDAY

Drop off bin located in Gathering Place hallway across from the drinking fountains (8-12 every Sunday) in addition to the Garage drop off (2nd Sunday of each month). To Volunteer - The Gilberts--collecting-The Piergalskis--delivery or Volunteer signup http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f48acae2ca75-stmarks.

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
information.