Celebrate 70 Fun Fact: What’s Inside the Church Cornerstone?

Posted on August 29, 2023 by Published by

Did you know… Our Lady of the Wayside Church’s cornerstone was laid on March 17, 1957.

Sealed into it was:

  • Every copy of “The Waysider’ (parish bulletin) to date
  • A current issue of The New World
  • A current Issue of The Chicago Tribune
  • A list of Special Fund Drive donors
  • A copy of every OLW Financial Report to date
  • A list of Building Fund contributors
  • A medal and picture of Our Lady of the Wayside
  • Coins from the current year
  • A Catholic Woman’s Club calendar
  • A memento of Father O’Hara’s Silver Jubilee
  • A copy of the School Dedication book
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