Tag Archive: #deacondongrossnickle

OLW’s Deacon Don, In the News

Posted on January 30, 2024
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Deacon Don Grossnickle was recently featured in a Daily Herald article, “Suburban charity calls on churches this Lenten season to help fund clinic farms in Uganda.” The article highlighted Deacon Don’s MicroFinance Alliance Africa Projects [read more...]

Building the Kingdom of God: One Step at a Time

Posted on May 16, 2023
These weeks after Easter have been full of celebration and joy as last week’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles describes how countless numbers of people were converted and – despite persecutions and hardship – the Church grew. I [read more...]

Stories of Thanksgiving

Posted on October 24, 2022
Set aside some time before turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie to connect life stories and feelings of personal gratitude in this special season of Thanksgiving. The evening brings Chicago’s celebrity storyteller and songster emcee Wayne Messmer. Our distinguished host, recently [read more...]

OLW Deacons: On the Air

Posted on September 15, 2022
Medical mission work is an important part of the callings of OLW Archdiocese Deacon Jerry Brennan’s and Don Grossnickle’s global ministry work in Uganda East Africa. Tune in to Archdiocese Radio (WNDZ 750AM), this Thursday, September 15th, from 8:30-9:00 am. [read more...]

Peering Into Eyes Calling For Help

Posted on June 13, 2022
From time to time deacons receive well-deserved but unsolicited accolades from admirers appreciating uncompensated small and big acts of selflessness. Often at a loss for words to respond, a humble smile might be a very common response. Pressed further, the [read more...]