Author Archives for Jim Sherry

REP Week of February 18th

Posted on February 16, 2019
Monday, February 18 President’s Day – the R.E.P. Office will be closed. Tuesday, February 19 Grades 1-4 Class at 4:00-5:15 p.m. R.E.P. third grade students will have special participation in the Mass at 4:10 p.m. Parents are welcome and invited. Grade [read more...]


Posted on February 16, 2019
Kairos is finally here!  Please pray for the attendees.  But those of us not attending Kairos will still meet Sunday night after the 6pm Mass!

Thank You!

Posted on February 16, 2019
Dear Father Ed Fialkowski, OLW Nurse Kathy O’Neill, OLW Parishioners, OLW Staff, family and friends;  Our deepest appreciation for your loving support of Emily’s Blood Drive this past Sunday. Thanks to your kindness and generosity we were able to collect 93 units of blood. [read more...]


Posted on February 16, 2019
“Come, Follow Me…and share the Word” “Please spend some time this week reflecting on the Annual Catholic Appeal brochure that you received with your bulletin. The Annual Catholic Appeal is much different than a one time special collection.  It is a pledged campaign commitment [read more...]


Posted on February 16, 2019
Matthew 25:40 “Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for the least of mine, you did for me.” We do not ATTEND Mass. We do not GO TO Mass. We CELEBRATE Mass. In addition, like other celebrations in life, [read more...]

Used Car Needed!

Posted on February 15, 2019
Father Vinod is looking for a good used car to enhance his ministry at Our Lady of the Wayside. Please call 847-253-5353 if you can help.

REP Week of February 11th

Posted on February 11, 2019
Monday, February 11 There is practice in the Church at 4:00 p.m. for the eighth graders who will be participating in the Light Service. Tuesday, February 12 The following R.E.P. grades have classes: Grades 1-4 The third grade classes will [read more...]

Grant Stenzel Youth Talk

Posted on February 10, 2019
Teenagers (and some parents!) from Our Lady of the Wayside and St. James Parishes received some important advice and guidance from an expert counselor on “healthy relationships” for young people. Grant Stenzel, a former minister, provides Christian counseling that “balances grace [read more...]

Emily Holum Blood Drive Record Year!

Posted on February 10, 2019
NEARLY 100 OLW PARISHIONERS participated in Emily Holum Blood Drive.  With still a week to go (as of the beginning of this week) with the 2019 edition of the Emily Holum Memorial Blood Drive, it seems certain that a record number [read more...]