Pat Connery was recently honored as the Women's Club 2018 Service Award recipient. Many gathered on the evening of May 16 to celebrate a successful and enriching year for the Women's Club and to recognize Pat Connery for her contributions to the our parish community, particularly in the area of adult catechesis through the RCIA, Renew and Evolve Ministries, as well as through service in other parish ministries.
This page has a list of recently published news and announcements.
Women's Club, Guild 26 hosted Deals on Wheels in the OLPH parking lot on Saturday, May 19. In spite of heavy rains preceding the event, there was wheeling and dealing in abundance. Thank you to Julie Lomer and Fran Palmer for their leadership and to their guild members for coordinating this popular event.
Friday, May 25, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday, May 26, 9:00am - 5:00 pm
Monday, May 28, Memorial Day - Closed
Have you registered for the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass?If not, there is still time to register.
The Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, September 16, 2018 by Cardinal Cupich. The location of the Mass will be announced soon.
During the renovations of the former convent and Hickey Hall, several pews were salvaged. In our efforts to spring clean and make better use of space on campus, we are offering these pews to those interested in repurposing them; either in a home, an office or business. The pews are being offered at no cost; however, donations are welcome. Please contact Jim Dollard (details below) if interested. There are two sizes; approximately 5' and 8' long, several of each. There is a limited quantity.... Read More...
According to the Second Vatican Council, prayer for vocations to the priesthood and religious life is an important responsibility of all the laity. To assist with this solemn task, an exciting new ministry, known as the Elijah Cup, will be coming to OLPH on September 2! Keep your eyes peeled for more information on this great, family-centered program that will focus on communal prayer for vocations to the priesthood - and join us in encouraging young men to answer the call of Our Lord!
Events at OLPH are fun, informative, spiritual, and beneficial, often enriching our community in many ways. Events can also throw off a lot of waste! Most of us feel badly about the waste but are unsure of the ways to recycle within our parish. An informational brochure is available to help event organizers plan to incorporate environmental care into their events. This would start with buying supplies that are recyclable or biodegradable and continue with coordinating with the parish... Read More...
In the Catholic tradition, our parish observed Lent through prayer, fasting and almsgiving and in unity with the young people cared for by NPH. As a means of making Lent more real and compelling, we welcomed 13 young people and 2 chaperones from the NPH Guatemala orphanage home into our parish in March. They were hosted by OLPH families and provided liturgical music at Masses, as well as a Fiesta, over the weekend of March 10/11.
Through our almsgiving efforts and a second collection... Read More...
At the School Board’s May meeting, we recognized the service of the outgoing board members and welcome our newest members. It is with much gratitude that we acknowledge the outgoing School Board members for their incredible time, creative ideas, and amazing energy these last three years. From school finance to enrollment challenges; fundraising to public relations, these individuals have made significant contributions to our school and its future. Our Board members are critical to the... Read More...
On May 8, many parishioners gathered to support award recipients Ben Tchaou and Tom Zanoni. Emcee Don Farrell recognized the efforts of the Men's Club during the program year. Remarks were offered by Andy Engels, Dr. Amy Mills, Mike Braasch, Jim O'Gara, Tony Belmont, Fr. Boland, Betty Collins, as well as several OLPH student atheletes.
2018-19 Men's Club Officers include:
Mike Braasch, President
Leo Plotkin, Vice President
Patrick Nimrod, Treasurer... Read More...