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Parishioner Presents on Alzheimer’s

Posted on March 22, 2023
Keith Piscitello, Volunteer Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association and OLW parishioner, gave a presentation on the  “Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” in the Gathering Place on Wednesday afternoon, March 22. Thank you, Keith, for your wonderful presentation you gave to [read more...]

Soup, Stations, and Smiles

Posted on March 21, 2023
OLW’s Soup & Stations Ministry has been hard at work this Lent, preparing and serving DEEEEELICIOUS (meatless) soups, pastas and breads to our Stations of the Cross faithful. Come and partake this Friday, March 24 at 7pm in the Gathering Place. Then stay [read more...]

Celebrate 70 Fun Fact: Temporary Church

Posted on March 21, 2023
Father O’Hara had a vision to celebrate Christmas Mass in a temporary church in OLW School, even though construction had only began that summer. Contractors stepped up their work and, on Christmas Eve, Father O’Hara, the Altar Committee and a [read more...]

Introducing Our RCIA Elect & Candidates

Posted on March 20, 2023
Please welcome our new brothers and sisters into Our Lady of the Wayside’s faith community. After a lengthy discernment and study, Mike Fontanez, Elena Hemmila, and Ed Spence have committed to growing their faith in the Catholic church. Thank you [read more...]

Scenes from Faith Into Action, March

Posted on March 20, 2023
On Sunday, March 19, Our Lady of the Wayside’s Faith into Action Ministry — fueled by donuts and coffee distributed by our Hospitality Ministry — gathered families in the school gym to make Easter cards and decorate flowers, to pray for those receiving [read more...]

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...]

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...]

Bishop Grob Confirms OLW Parish 8th Graders

Posted on March 14, 2023
On Saturday, March 11, Bishop Jeffrey Grob bestowed the Sacrament of Confirmation on two groups of OLW Parish 8th-graders. The first Confirmation Mass was celebrated at 10AM and the second at 2PM. Fathers Arthur Marat and Gilbert Mashurano concelebrated with [read more...]