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OLW Celebrate 70! Soiree is Seeking Donations

Posted on December 11, 2023
Support “Celebrate 70! Soiree” by donating a stay in your vacation home, a unique experience, or luxury items. CLICK HERE to donate items or email Cassandra McKenna to see how you can help ensure the next seventy years of Catholic [read more...]

70 Hours of Adoration for Advent

Posted on November 28, 2023
As part of Celebrate 70!, we will offer Eucharistic Adoration for 70 hours in the Gathering Place to begin the Advent season. Adoration will begin on Sunday, December 3, at 7 PM and continue through Wednesday, December 6, until 5 [read more...]

Celebrate 70! Fun Fact: New Beginnings…

Posted on November 20, 2023
The first service in the new (unfinished) Our Lady of the Wayside Church was a Nuptial Mass offered Saturday morning, September 28, 1957. Married were Miss Josephine Freiburger of Rolling Meadows and Edward Unterfenger of Chicago. Our first pastor, Rev. [read more...]

Celebrate 70! Fun Fact: Open, Not Finished…

Posted on November 13, 2023
Due to the explosive growth of the parish in the 1950s, school enrollment consumed “parish” space (including the temporary church) in the school building, Father O’Hara had no choice but to build the permanent church sooner than anticipated. The decision [read more...]

Bishop Casey Celebrated 70! with OLW Families

Posted on October 30, 2023
On Sunday, October 29, the Most Rev. Robert G. Casey, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Celebrated 70! with Our Lady of the Wayside Families and parishioners at the 9:30 am Family Mass. Concelebrating were Father Arthur and Father [read more...]

Celebrate 70! Fun Fact: Usher’s Club

Posted on October 17, 2023
“A Night Under the Stars” was the fancy name the Ushers Club of Our Lady of the Wayside (yes, there actually was an Ushers Club) gave to an evening of dancing and entertainment held on church grounds on August 2, [read more...]

Celebrate 70! Fun Fact: Growth Growth Growth

Posted on October 10, 2023
1959 was a very busy year for our parish. With the swelling of enrollment of our school children, it became imperative to add another six classrooms to the school. Excavation was started for this addition, and at the same time, [read more...]