Posted on February 23, 2019
“Come, Follow Me…and share the Word” This weekend, our parish will be conducting the Annual Catholic Appeal in-pew Commitment Weekend. Please remember that the Annual Catholic Appeal is much different than a one-time special collection. It is a pledge campaign where you can [read more...]


Posted on February 23, 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...]

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...]

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.

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...]