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Thanksgiving Special: Squanto

Posted on November 22, 2022
Do you know the story of Squanto? It could be seen as a prime example of a life filled with one tragedy after another. But in this special Thanksgiving video, Fr. Mike Schmitz offers a different perspective by showing how [read more...]

Milk, Cookies and Storytime with Santa!

Posted on November 22, 2022
Preschool and Kindergarten Families, please join school and parish friends for a night of holiday fun — Milk, Cookies and Storytime with Santa — on Wednesday, December 7, from 6-7:30 pm in the gym. Come in your ‘jammies. OLW Preschool [read more...]

REP Update: 28 & December 5

Posted on November 22, 2022
Here’s the REP schedule for the weeks of November 28 and December 5, 2022. Sunday, November 27 1st Sunday of Advent Tuesday, November 29 1st through 4th grade classes meet; 1st grade practice for Nativity Play 7th and 8th grade [read more...]

Sunday’s Bulletin Cover

Posted on November 22, 2022
Continuing with our ongoing “parish artists” series of bulletin covers, here’s a peek at next Sunday’s masterpiece, lovingly contributed by former priest in residence, Father Mark Augustine. Don’t be shy adult artists & doodlers! We’re looking for OLW parishioners of all [read more...]

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Posted on November 22, 2022
God of all blessings, source of all life, giver of all grace: We thank you for the gift of life: for the breath that sustains life, for the food of this earth that nurtures life, for the love of family [read more...]

Reconnecting With Jesus

Posted on November 21, 2022
Our lives are full and fast-paced. Often, we are caught up in the ordinary routines of life. Jesus captures that sense of ordinary things—eating, drinking, getting married, working in the fields, or working in the mill grinding grain—that not only [read more...]

Confirmation for Baptized Adults

Posted on November 21, 2022
Confirmation for Baptized Vicariate I Adults Register by February 20, 2023 for Adult Confirmation Formation Sessions that begin Monday, March 6, 2023. Bishop Jeffrey Grob will confirm adults on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at St. Edna Parish, Arlington Heights. For [read more...]