This page has a list of recently published news and announcements.

Posted on: Fri, Apr. 6, 2018

Ministry Service Sundays

The Gospels read at Mass the six Sundays between Easter and Pentecost are taken from the Acts of the Apostles.  We can learn much today from the early church about community and service.  The early Christians took care of one another, looked out for one another, and took to heart the command of Jesus to love one another.

Let’s celebrate these Easter Sundays by celebrating ministry work. Listed below is a different service project for each week. Please... Read More...

Posted on: Fri, Mar. 30, 2018

The Knights of Columbus, Father Dussman Council, is holding its annual membership drive on April 7 & 8. This is an opportunity to learn about the good works of the Knights of Columbus and the advantages of membership in the largest catholic fraternal organization world-wide. In addition to the speaker at Mass, there will be members in the vestibule to answer questions.

We proudly announce our Semi-Annual Open House to be held Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 pm in Hickey Hall, located... Read More...

Posted on: Tue, Mar. 27, 2018
What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price... Read More...

Posted on: Mon, Mar. 26, 2018

The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is the central coordinating group of the Parish, serving in an advisory role to the Pastor. The PPC is responsible for visioning, long-range planning, and policy decisions of the Parish. The PPC consists of fifteen parishioners who are selected from the parish at large and serve three-year, staggered terms. Each spring, the PPC seeks to fill open positions. If you are interested in learning more about the PPC or would like to be... Read More...

Posted on: Thu, Mar. 22, 2018

Holy Thursday, March 29

  • Morning Prayer 8:30 am
  • Evening Mass of The Lord’s Supper 7:00 pm - Festival Choir
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight
  • Night Prayer 11:30 pm Lady Chapel

Good Friday, March 30

  • Morning Prayer 8:30 am
  • Stations of the Cross 12:00 pm
  • Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death 3:00 pm - Schola Cantorum
  • Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s...
Posted on: Wed, Mar. 21, 2018

Nothing the Church does in her liturgy is without meaning. The sights, the sounds and even the smells of sacred worship collectively immerse us in something deeper – they draw us, through the avenues of our bodily senses, into a world where our internal attitudes and spiritual dispositions become tangible in the external language of sign and symbol.

During Advent, our longing sighs for the light of the world found expression in a liturgy that was dark and muted. At Christmas, we... Read More...

Posted on: Tue, Mar. 20, 2018

Lent and Easter Special Intentions

During the seasons of Lent and the Easter, the Ministry of Praise will include in their daily prayers for the Parish, the special intentions of our parishioners recorded in the Parish Prayer Request books located in Our Lady’s Chapel and at the main entrance of the church. If you have an intention for which you would like the prayers and support of this Ministry, please record your intention in the books. The Ministry of Praise is... Read More...

Posted on: Mon, Mar. 19, 2018

Don't miss this special event organized by the  Archdiocese of Chicago.

Keep Hope Alive Benefit Concert on Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 1080 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL. Doors open at 6 p.m. Music by The City Lights Orchestra conducted by Rich Daniels (Musical Director of the award-winning TV show Empire) with special guest singers. Sponsors and VIP ticket holders are invited to the 5:30 p.m. VIP Reception next door at St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 West... Read More...

Posted on: Fri, Mar. 16, 2018

Recently, the Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP) Continuation Team has been planning special events and activities among our parishioners - both men and women - that have attended a CRHP Weekend Retreat at OLPH. If you are a CRHP Alumni and are not receiving emails, or have recently changed your email address, please send your name and email to Todd Cowen.

The CRHP...

Posted on: Thu, Mar. 15, 2018

All Types, All Sizes, Gently Used*

sneakers, sandals, cleats, high heels, flip flops, boots, loafers, etc.

Please donate shoes for impoverished children all over the world. All shoes collected will be donated to the Chicago based organization, Share Your Soles, which has successfully placed over 3 million pairs of shoes on the feet of those who need them most.

Donation receptacles can be found in the back of Church, on the Parish Center (former convent) steps, in the... Read More...