OLW Students Visit Holocaust Museum

Posted on March 20, 2023
Our Lady of the Wayside 8th graders, along with Father Marat, Mrs. Griesmeyer, Mr. Andersen, and Mrs. Boarini, visited the Holocaust Museum in Skokie, Illinois on Thursday, March 16th.  They have been studying the Holocaust both in social studies and [read more...]

The Sacraments: First Holy Communion

Posted on March 20, 2023
The second sacrament of initiation is First Holy Communion. First Holy Communion is considered one of the holiest and most important occasions in our lives because it is the first time that we receive the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. [read more...]

Multi-Parish Mission Photos, First Evening

Posted on March 16, 2023
Last night (Wednesday, March 15) in our church, parishioners from Our Lady of the Wayside, St. Edna, St. Colette, St. Mary and other nearby parishes gathered for the first evening of our Multi-Parish Lenten Mission — Surge of the Heart. [read more...]

Surge of the Heart Mission Begins WEDNESDAY!

Posted on March 14, 2023
Our Multi-Parish Mission – Surge of the Heart – will begins THIS Wednesday and Thursday, March 15 & 16, from 7:00–8:30 pm. The Mission will take place in Our Lady of the Wayside Church, so you won’t have far to travel! Jon Leonetti, [read more...]

Join Us for Friday Morning Bible Study

Posted on March 14, 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 on-line” via Zoom, and welcomes homebound parishioners and participants outside our geographical [read more...]

The Third Scrutiny

Posted on March 14, 2023
RITES BELONGING TO THE PERIOD OF PURIFICATION AND ENLIGHTENMENT: THE SCRUTINIES As we continue to accompany and pray for our elect, we approach and embrace the Scrutinies. The Scrutinies are rites for self-searching and repentance and have above all a spiritual [read more...]

God’s Restorative Forgiveness

Posted on March 14, 2023
Our God is a living God, who sees and knows everything. The Lord is also a loving God, who looks into the depths of our souls: “Not as man sees does God see, because man sees the appearance, but the [read more...]

REP Update: Weeks of March 19 & 26

Posted on March 14, 2023
Here’s the REP schedule for the Weeks of March 19 & 26, 2023. Tuesday, March 21     4 pm,  1st through 4th grade classes meet 7 pm, 5th and 6th grade classes meet Tuesday, March 28       No REP Classes: SPRING [read more...]