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

Lost & Found: Fitbit

Posted on April 19, 2021
Did you consult your wrist for a steps update after attending Mass this weekend, only to learn that your Fitbit wasn’t there? Not to worry… it’s safe! Contact Mari Torgerson in our parish office at (847) 253-5353 to identify and [read more...]

“Encounters with Jesus” 4-day Retreat

Posted on April 13, 2021
You’re invited to attend “On the Road: Encounters with Jesus” a 4-day Ignatian, Silent Retreat for Men and Women from April 22-25, 2021. For more information or to register, visit    

Spring Clean Your Way to a Clearer Mind

Posted on April 13, 2021
Spring is here and with that comes longer days, flowers in bloom and with it, an urge to spring clean! Dusting, vacuuming and organizing can make your home feel fresh and new. By eliminating the clutter, you can improve your [read more...]