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Church Decorating Crew Makes Merry

Posted on November 28, 2022
Last weekend, Our Lady of the Wayside’s Environmental Committee volunteers made merry, decorating our church’s entrance and portico. Thank you volunteers for your outpouring of Christmas Spirit. #differencemakers.

Christmas Cookies and Carols

Posted on November 28, 2022
Take a break from Advent chaos for Cookies and Carols at Our Lady of the Wayside Church on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 pm. It’s not a concert, it’s not a prayer service, there’s no Santa Claus or Mariah Carey [read more...]

Join Us for a Traditional Filipino Christmas Mass

Posted on November 28, 2022
Wishing you a Maligayang Pasko (Merry Christmas)! Please join us for a traditional Filipino Christmas Mass to be celebrated at Our Lady of the Wayside on Saturday, December 17th at 5:00 pm. If you are interested in volunteering please email [read more...]

FINAL WEEK: Giving Tree 2022

Posted on November 28, 2022
This is the FINAL WEEK of collecting gifts for of Our Lady of Unity/St. Mark parish who are in such great need this Christmas. Families are struggling even more this year than in past years. The need for warm clothes [read more...]

REMINDER: Worldwide Women’s Rosary: December 8

Posted on November 28, 2022
An initiative to hold a public women’s rosary that originated in Colombia has taken off worldwide with interested women connecting through Instagram. With the purpose of honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the Worldwide Women’s [read more...]

REP Update: December 5 & 12

Posted on November 28, 2022
Here’s the REP Update for the weeks of December 5 and 12, 2022. Sunday, December 4 9:30 a.m. Family Mass Tuesday, December 6 4 pm, 1st through 4th grade classes meet 7 pm, 5th and 6th grade classes meet Tuesday, [read more...]

When I Was Hungry…

Posted on November 28, 2022
Sunday, December 11th , we will have our monthly food drive for St. Mark’s Parish. Last July, St. Mark’s was consolidated with three other parishes who were not receiving food donations from sharing parishes. We continue to collect and deliver to [read more...]

Register for Kairos 11

Posted on November 23, 2022
Our Lady of the Wayside Youth Ministry Presents: Kairos 11, a 4-day, overnight retreat for High School Juniors and Seniors. DATE: Friday, February 17-Monday, February 20, 2023. VENUE: Bishop Lane Retreat Center, 7708 E. McGregor Rd, Rockford, IL 61102 COST: [read more...]