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Giving Together this Christmas

Posted on December 18, 2020
Giving Together Your generosity through the pandemic has been incredibly appreciated and I invite you to share what you are able this Christmas to ensure that our vital parish ministries and operations can continue. Please consider giving online at GiveCentral [read more...]

We Celebrate a Year of St. Joseph

Posted on December 16, 2020
A Year of St Joseph On December 8th, Pope Francis announced a Year of St Joseph, as an honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as of the patron of Universal Church   This year we are celebrating the [read more...]

Bishop Grob to Celebrate Mass at OLW!

Posted on December 14, 2020
Exciting News Waysiders! In a plan to visit all 50 Vicariate I parishes, Bishop Jeffrey S. Grob is delighted to preside at Mass at Our Lady of the Wayside on Saturday, January 2 at 5 p.m.  You’re invited to join [read more...]

Third Sunday of Advent: A Time to Rejoice!

Posted on December 11, 2020
3rd Sunday of Advent – Year B Gaudete!  Rejoice!  Today, on the third Sunday of Advent, we celebrate Gaudete Sunday, Latin for “Rejoice” (who knew my Latin classes would pay off so well!).  It is an earnest call from the [read more...]

Third Sunday of Advent: JOY

Posted on December 11, 2020
The Third Week of Advent symbolizes Joy with the Shephard’s Candle, reminding us of the Joy the world experiences at the coming birth of Jesus Advent Prayer: We humbly beg you, O Lord, to listen to our prayers; and by [read more...]

Updated Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 11, 2020
Below is an updated, more complete, Our Lady of the Wayside Christmas Mass Schedule. This is current as of December 11 2020.  Please note that this is subject to change, based on State of Illinois and Archdiocese COVID-19 directives. PLEASE [read more...]

Invest in Kids at OLW!

Posted on December 11, 2020
There is an amazing opportunity for you to support Catholic education at OLW AND significantly reduce, or eliminate, your state tax bill at the same time. It is the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program, “Invest in Kids” and it provides [read more...]

Praying Together this Christmas

Posted on December 11, 2020
Praying Together At Our Lady of the Wayside, we are blessed with several ways to unite in prayer and devotion. As we prepare to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, I invite you to join your OLW family [read more...]