Author Archives for Sean Reilly

Boyscout Leaders & Volunteers DIRELY Needed

Posted on April 20, 2021
Very sadly, COVID-19 has taken its toll on Our Lady of the Wayside’s Scouting Program.  Cub Scout Pack 161 failed to recharter for 2021.  As a result, the Pack no longer officially exists within the Boy Scouts of America program [read more...]

Youth Ministry Update: Camp Hope Cancelled

Posted on April 20, 2021
Dear Middle School Families, As you know from the promotional content we have been sending out, the Youth Ministers of St. Gall, Our Lady of the Wayside, St. Mary Sycamore, and St. Catherine of Siena have been planning a new [read more...]

Prayers for Shepherds and Unsung Heroes

Posted on April 20, 2021
4th Sunday of Easter  We are fascinated by and honor those who risk their lives for others. We call these people heroes. Apart from those mentioned on the news, many unsung heroes whose deeds go unnoticed surround us. These ordinary [read more...]

Important Changes Coming In May…

Posted on April 20, 2021
Dear OLW Family, While this pandemic seems to linger on longer than many anticipated, our pastoral staff is making some important changes – where safely possible – to restore worship at Our Lady of the Wayside. Four notable changes for [read more...]

A Hero Amongst Us!

Posted on April 20, 2021
A shout-out of CONGRATULATIONS to Our Lady of the Wayside’s Principal, David Wood, for this well-deserved nomination. Leading the in-person (and online) learning charge during these very trying pandemic times took imagination, determination, courage, leadership from the front, and a [read more...]

How to Talk to Your Kids About: Bullying

Posted on April 20, 2021
Bullying is an age-old topic parents are faced with as their toddlers grow into school aged children and eventually into teenagers. But in today’s increasingly connected digital environment, Dr. Malcolm Vandrevala, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Physician for Advocate Children’s Hospital [read more...]

Join Us For Friday Morning Bible Study

Posted on April 20, 2021
Zoom with OLW’s bible study group.  Enjoy fellowship and share insights on the bible. To receive the Zoom sign-in code, email biblestudy@olwparish.org.