Tag Archive: #thanksgiving

“Nuggets” of Wisdom from Father Brady

Posted on December 1, 2023
OLW Family, I’m not sure if you had the opportunity to attend the 9am Mass on Thanksgiving last week. If you missed it, you missed a wonderful reflection by Father Brady. It contained nuggets of wisdom that only Father Brady [read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 22, 2023
Father Arthur, Father Gilbert and the Our Lady of the Wayside Parish Staff wish you and your loved ones a Blessed, Happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day Prayer Lord, we thank you for the goodness of our people and for the spirit [read more...]

Thanksgiving Special: Squanto

Posted on November 22, 2022
Do you know the story of Squanto? It could be seen as a prime example of a life filled with one tragedy after another. But in this special Thanksgiving video, Fr. Mike Schmitz offers a different perspective by showing how [read more...]

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Posted on November 22, 2022
God of all blessings, source of all life, giver of all grace: We thank you for the gift of life: for the breath that sustains life, for the food of this earth that nurtures life, for the love of family [read more...]

Keep Gratitude Going After Thanksgiving Day 

Posted on November 14, 2022
Thanksgiving is a time where we reflect on the things, we are grateful for in our lives. But thankfulness shouldn’t be limited to just one day. Studies have shown that cultivating a daily gratitude practice can not only improve aspects [read more...]

Please Join Us for Thanksgiving Mass & Agape

Posted on November 11, 2022
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Christian Family Movement invites you to join them for Thanksgiving Mass & Agape on Thursday, November 24. Mass will be celebrated at 9 am, followed by Agape (light refreshments and fellowship) in the Gathering Place [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...]