Holy Hours for Vocations Tour Has Begun

Posted on October 7, 2021
The first Centennial Holy Hour for Vocations was held Friday, October 1, at Saint Emily Catholic Church in Mount Prospect with over 75 people in attendance. The Blessed Sacrament was profound to behold on the altar in the historic monstrance [read more...]

Banquet to Celebrate 48 Years of Defending Life

Posted on October 6, 2021
Illinois Right to Life Action cordially invites you to it’s 48th annual banquet which will be held on Friday, November 12th, 6:00 pm, at The Carlisle in Lombard. Rep. Avery Bourne will serve as master of ceremonies and former Illinois [read more...]

Join Us For Friday Morning Bible Study

Posted on October 5, 2021
Zoom with OLW’s bible study group.  Enjoy fellowship and share insights on the bible. To receive the Zoom sign-in code, email  

Join us for Faith & Friends Hour

Posted on October 5, 2021
Please join us Sunday, 10/17, from 10:30-11:30 am, for Faith & Friends Hour. K-5th graders are invited to grow in faith through Bible reflections, music and activities. Ignite the love of the Lord! Questions? Contact Joanne Leigh at:

Trunk or Treat Extravaganza!

Posted on October 5, 2021
OLW’s Family School Association invites you and your family to join us in the OLW parking lot on Saturday, October 23, from 2:00 – 4:30 pm, for “Trunk or Treat” — an event where kids of all ages can trick [read more...]

Blessed Pets

Posted on October 5, 2021
Many OLW parishioners and pets were on hand in OLW’s Gathering Place courtyard last weekend for the Annual Pet Blessing.  Deacon Paul Onischuk did the honors, blessing a variety of adorable furry friends, including his pet bunny, “Beast”  Just kidding!  [read more...]

Flu Shots, Done Deal

Posted on October 5, 2021
Flu and pneumonia shots were distributed in the OLW Gathering Place before and after all masses last weekend. Many of OLW’s faithful participated, looking to avoid the illness this season which, with a COVID outlier, is likely a smart decision. [read more...]

USCCB Issues WHPA Opposition Letter

Posted on October 5, 2021
The Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann expresses strong opposition to the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) which would impose abortion on demand nationwide, eliminate pro-life laws at all levels of government, force healthcare workers to perform or assist in abortion, [read more...]