Tag Archive: #olwschool

Third Sunday of Advent: JOY

Posted on December 11, 2020
The Third Week of Advent symbolizes Joy with the Shephard’s Candle, reminding us of the Joy the world experiences at the coming birth of Jesus Advent Prayer: We humbly beg you, O Lord, to listen to our prayers; and by [read more...]

Invest in Kids at OLW!

Posted on December 11, 2020
There is an amazing opportunity for you to support Catholic education at OLW AND significantly reduce, or eliminate, your state tax bill at the same time. It is the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program, “Invest in Kids” and it provides [read more...]

Christmas Programming: Share YOUR Smiles, Photos, Videos!

Posted on December 9, 2020
Christmas is fast approaching and, as we all know with COVID-19’s rules and regulations, our parish celebration is going to be “togetherness-challenged.”  With challenge comes opportunity, and we have a plan to draw our parish family together virtually.  WE NEED [read more...]

Praying and Giving Together this Christmas

Posted on December 8, 2020
My Dear Brothers and Sisters, We find ourselves journeying through a most uncommon Advent season. Despite the unique challenges presented by our current circumstances, our gaze remains fixed upon Christ. These weeks leading to Christmas are a special time in [read more...]

25 Bible Verses that Countdown to Christmas

Posted on December 7, 2020
Here’s another great Advent Calendar — fun for OLW children (and families) as we countdown to Christmas. Click the following link to view, download and print this calendar: 25 Bible Verses Countdown To Christmas

Three Great Advent Calendars!

Posted on December 4, 2020
On the Advent 2020 page of our website, we have posted some great content to help you learn about the Advent Season and to prepare for the birth of our Savior this Christmas.  There are three noteworthy calendars you might [read more...]

Hail Mary!

Posted on November 19, 2020
A truly beautiful painting of our Lady and her Son, no? So many treasures in our church that we sometimes overlook. Perhaps in this season of quarantine and concern, we might slow down, even if only briefly, and take inventory [read more...]

Video System Installation

Posted on November 18, 2020
Below are photos that capture the transition from our initial streaming video system – hastily built when COVID-19 forced the closure of our church – through installation of our new, high-end video system. The old system from initial installation to [read more...]