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Reopening Team Volunteers Prepare Our Church to Open Its Doors

Posted on June 6, 2020

Our Lady of the Wayside reopening team and dedicated volunteers worked to prepare our church for our Great Reopening.  Sunday mass and other services, including private prayer and adoration, reconciliation, baptisms, funerals and weddings are about to resume.

2020 Pentecost

Posted on May 31, 2020
Father Arthur offered Mass and Deacon Paul assisted on May 30, the Pentecost weekend Mass. After Mass, a procession took place around the perimeter of the OLW property. First south on Mitchell to Park, then west on Park to Ridge, [read more...]

2020 Mother’s Day May Crowning

Posted on May 13, 2020
Father Arthur offered Mass and Deacon Pete assisted on May 9, the Mother’s Day weekend Mass. After Mass, the annual May Crowning took place. Cantor Katie placed the crown on Mary. This was followed by Benediction and the Loreto Litany. [read more...]

May Day Remembrances

Posted on May 3, 2020
May Day 2020 was a time for remembrances. OLW Administrator Father Artur Marat was joined by con-celebrant Father Dan Brady for the Friday, May 1 Mass honoring Sister Adrienne Weseman, S.N.D.deN, coordinator of Religious Education at OLW School for the [read more...]

2020 Triduum Streaming

Posted on April 23, 2020
The Triduum and Easter 2020 will go down as the most unusual services ever at Our Lady of Wayside. No one was in church but the participants (priest, deacon, reader, cantor, piano player). These photos document how those services were [read more...]

2020 Easter

Posted on April 12, 2020
Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 began with Benediction with Father Art and Deacon Paul.  Father showed the Blessed Sacrament to all from the front step of the church. Joining them were Cantor Katie and Music Director Dan. Tech volunteer Martin [read more...]

2020 Holy Saturday

Posted on April 12, 2020
A different Easter Vigil Service on April 11, 2020 without new members coming into the church from the RCIA program.  Father Art, Deacon Mike, Lector Mary, Cantors Amanda and Carissa and Music Directory Dan.  All captured by tech volunteer Martin [read more...]

2020 Good Friday

Posted on April 11, 2020
Unusual Good Friday afternoon service on April 10, 2020.  Again in an empty church, only Father Art, Deacon Jerry, Reader Ronnie, Cantor B.J.,  Music Director Dan.  All captured for FaceBook and YouTube viewing by tech volunteer Martin.  Photos provided by [read more...]

2020 Holy Thursday

Posted on April 10, 2020
Holy Thursday Evening Mass was a bit different on April 9, 2020 with only Father Art, Deacon Pete, Cantor Julia and Music Director Dan on the altar.  These photos by our parish photographer Ed also show tech volunteers Martin and [read more...]

Mass Streaming

Posted on April 6, 2020
On the weekend of March 28-29, several of the deacons discussed the possibility of Our Lady of the Wayside posting Mass on the website, as other churches have been doing. A number of parish members were contacted, forming the core [read more...]