Tag Archive: #olwchurch

Our Peaceful Church

Posted on December 29, 2021
If you’re looking for a little peace and recovery after the hectic Christmas Holidays, drop by our Church, which is open until 3:00 pm each day.  Experience the wonderful, meditative silence it offers — still dressed in its Holiday attire, [read more...]

Christmas eGiving at OLW

Posted on December 21, 2021
The Christmas Collection is Our Lady of the Wayside’s largest of the year, and is vitally important to funding the daily operations of our parish. Please be as generous as you can. To give electronically, click this link: https://www.givecentral.org/location/120/event/1457 or [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...]

Drop By for a Opłatki (Christmas Wafer)

Posted on December 17, 2021
Father Arthur invites Waysiders to drop by the either the Parish Office or the Sacristy for an Opłatki. For the uninitiated… The Christmas Wafer The word Bethlehem means “House of Bread”. The breaking of the bread is a sign of [read more...]

Beautifying Our Church for Christmas is Underway

Posted on December 16, 2021
This afternoon, Santa’s helpers — a crew of OLW’s Art & Environment #differencemakers — were spotted by Father Marat, in the early stages of beautifying our Church for Christmas.  It’s on! A huge shoutout of THANKS to Annette Quick, Sue [read more...]

Ushers Needed for Christmas Masses

Posted on December 7, 2021
Calling all able-bodied men and women… Our Lady of the Wayside’s Usher Ministry is looking for additional ushers to staff  our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mases. If you are willing to assist team and parishioners, please click here for [read more...]

Moment of Grace

Posted on November 19, 2021
Caption suggestions anyone?  This breathtaking photo was contributed by OLW parishioner and photographer-at-large, Patty Haase. Thank you Patty for capturing this moment of grace, and for all you do for our Parish!

Church & Parish Center Receive TLC

Posted on July 27, 2021
Earlier this week, Our Lady of the Wayside’s Church and Parish Office received much-needed tender loving care. Leaks that were causing water damage were discovered in both buildings and remediation was needed to prevent further damage and deterioration. Church Chimney [read more...]

Volunteers Needed: Art & Environment

Posted on June 15, 2021
The Our Lady of the Wayside’s Art and Environment Ministry plans and coordinates the decoration (enhancement) of our worship space to reflect the major feasts, seasons, and celebrations of the liturgical year. After several years of very faithful service to [read more...]

Prayer of Saint Michael the Archangel

Posted on March 2, 2021
At the conclusion of the 5:00 pm Vigil Mass on Saturday, March 5, and at the conclusion of all weekend and daily Masses for the foreseeable future, we will Pray the Prayer of St. Michael the Archangel. Saint Michael the [read more...]