The Greatest Gift

Posted on September 19, 2023
It is tempting to think like the laborers in Sunday’s Gospel that God is more generous with others than with me. This temptation arises when we desire the wrong thing: what God gives instead of God Himself. What the laborers [read more...]

Join Us for Friday Morning Bible Study

Posted on September 18, 2023
You are invited to attend Friday Morning Bible Study, in the Cabrini Room of OLW Parish Center, for opening prayer at 9:30 am. Bible study also meets “live online” via Zoom, and welcomes homebound parishioners and participants outside our geographical [read more...]

SVdP Fun Run/Walk… FUN!

Posted on September 18, 2023
On a mild and cloudy morning, 160 members from Our Lady of the Wayside, St. James and St. Edna’s parishes gathered for the St. Vincent de Paul/Community Outreach Fun Run/Walk for the Poor. About 130 participants trekked either a 1-mile or [read more...]

Is Your Information Updated?

Posted on September 18, 2023
In a continued effort to better serve OLW parishioners, we continue the ongoing task of updating our parishioner database. We are currently in the process of contacting – by phone – all parishioners who have not recently updated their information [read more...]

Happy Faith Into Action Humans

Posted on September 18, 2023
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Faith Into Action Ministry put their faith in action in the School gym after last Sunday’s 9:30 Mass. They made encouraging Bible verse boxes for OLW Staff and prayed for those who received what they [read more...]

FINAL WEEK: Get Your 50/50 Raffle Tickets Now

Posted on September 18, 2023
Have you purchased your 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle Tickets? The winning ticket will be drawn at OLW’s Celebrate 70! Oktoberfest on September 23. Half the pot goes to the big winner. The other half goes to our parish to fund [read more...]


Posted on September 18, 2023
At Last… It’s OOMPAH TIME Waysiders!!! Our Lady of the Wayside’s Celebrate 70! Oktoberfest will take place in the school parking lot this Saturday, September 23, from 6–11 pm. Our Lady of the Wayside 434 Park Street Arlington Heights, IL 60005 There [read more...]

OLW Seeks an Operations Director

Posted on September 18, 2023
Our Lady of the Wayside has initiated a search for an Operations Director for the Parish. The Operations Director will serve as professional administrator and strategic leader of Our Lady of the Wayside. In this critical role, the Operations Director [read more...]

Bingo, Bags & Baubles: Ladies Night Out!

Posted on September 18, 2023
Bingo is Back! Ladies Night – Bingo, Bags and Baubles will be held at OLW on Saturday, September 30. Doors open at 6 pm (immediately following the 5 pm Mass). This will be another fun night in our parish to [read more...]

Flu Shots at OLW: Save the Date

Posted on September 18, 2023
When: Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1 Time: Before, during, and after the 5 pm, 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 am, and 6 pm masses Where: Gathering Place How old do you need to be to get a flu shot? [read more...]