Tag Archive: #covid19

Mask Update From the Archdiocese

Posted on February 23, 2022
Here’s the latest update on masks from the Archdiocese and the COVID Task Force… In light of the recent decision by City of Chicago officials to lift the city’s mask mandate on February 28, and the relaxation of COVID mitigations [read more...]

St. Peregrine: Masses for Hope, Peace & Healing

Posted on February 21, 2022
Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica Parish invites Our Lady of the Wayside Parishioners to a monthly Mass for healing, through the intercession of St. Peregrine, the patron saint of those living with cancer and other illnesses, including COVID-19. Mass in [read more...]

Archdiocese Announces Changes to Mask Policy

Posted on February 10, 2022
This just in from the COVID Task Force and Archdiocese of Chicago regarding changes to masking policy… Please note: Our Lady of the Wayside Church will continue to offer a seating area optimized for social distancing. February 9, 2022 The [read more...]

Come Together…

Posted on February 1, 2022
With all the COVID-related angst bombarding us, wearing us down, grinding our spirits, and causing division within our parish community, let us remember who is truly in charge, and who taught us by example and the sacrifice of His life, [read more...]

Live Your Faith. Love Your Community.

Posted on January 25, 2022
We are weary. We have lived with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years and its end seems nowhere in sight. Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to surge at an alarming rate. Hospital beds are full. Wait times in our [read more...]

COVID 19 Guidelines for Christmas Masses at OLW

Posted on December 21, 2021
With the Omicron variant of COVID 19 spiking across the nation, professional sports teams missing games, and venues like the Rockettes and Second City canceling performances, we remain hopeful that the State of Illinois and the Archdiocese of Chicago will [read more...]

Mask Protocols and COVID Guidance from the Archdiocese

Posted on August 24, 2021
This morning (August 24), the Chicago Archdiocese COVID Task Force issued a guidance letter to Pastors and Principals containing the following information… Over the past 18 months, your efforts to communicate clearly and quickly all COVID-related guidance has been central [read more...]

Free eBook: Catholicism after Coronavirus

Posted on June 18, 2021
Sharing a link to this FREE eBook — just released from Word On Fire — on what parishes should do, now that we are emerging from the COVID lockdown and restrictions.  Now what? The eBook’s Forward suggests… “What is certain, [read more...]