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

Posted on: Wed, Aug. 1, 2018

Summer finds our supply of brown bag meals for the homeless in shorter supply. Sr. Paulanne regularly distributes them to the needy and they are much needed at the pantries we serve; we just received an urgent request from St. Philip Neri for the homeless who come to their rectory door. Consider making up a few or get a group together and make up even more.  No quantity is to big or too small. These bags filled with non-perishables are easy to assemble and should contain:

Posted on: Tue, Jul. 31, 2018

The Sharing Ministry is looking to grow its team of drivers who deliver food and other donations to our Sharing parishes. If you have an SUV or minivan and would like to volunteer a few hours per month, please email Lee Vandervest.

 

Posted on: Fri, Jul. 27, 2018

Next week, Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2, routine maintenance of the parking lot, including filling cracks, seal coating and re-striping, will be completed in two phases. (see photo)

Phase One - Monday / Tuesday
This includes the area from the entrance off Grove Street, the small parking lot, through to the middle of the main lot. This section will be blocked. Please use street parking, park your vehicles in the spots along the river, or in the... Read More...

Posted on: Thu, Jul. 26, 2018

Are you an alumni of OLPH School?

We'd like to hear what you're up to! Share with us and stay connected by visiting the Alumni page on our website. Update your profile online or fill out an Alumni card located in the Church vestibules.

Encourage your classmates to do the same!

Posted on: Wed, Jul. 25, 2018

Earlier this month, Fr. Flavin celebrated his 82nd birthday. Deacon Revord recalls the dedication and selflessness with which Fr. Flavin served the OLPH parish community for many years. Click here to read a reflection written by Deacon Revord for the Association of Chicago Priests in early 2009.

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Posted on: Mon, Jul. 23, 2018

What is Scripture Study at OLPH?

Small groups of parishioners meet weekly to study a specific book of the Bible. New sessions kick off twice a year. Our upcoming study, the Gospel of Luke, begins September 4 and continues to November 19.

Each session, we choose a single book of Scripture for focus. The highly engaging Threshold Bible Study series provides readings, commentary from a theologian, and questions for reflection. Once a week, on days and times... Read More...

Posted on: Sun, Jul. 22, 2018

Masses will be offered for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Vigil Mass:  Tuesday, August 14, 7:00 pm, Church
Masses:  Wednesday, August 14, 12:15 and 7:00 pm. Church

Posted on: Sat, Jul. 21, 2018

Keeping our parish records up-to-date helps us serve our parishioners better. It also helps us to keep our printing costs down. Please help us in this quarterly process of updating our registered parishioner list. If you have had a change in your mailing address, email, phone number, marital status, etc., please take a few moments to update your information. This is also a great time to register with the parish if you have not done so yet.

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Posted on: Fri, Jul. 20, 2018

Food donations to our sharing parishes dwindle during the summer months. To help restock our sharing room shelves, the Engagement Ministry is hosting three Service Sundays, beginning July 22. Each Sunday will target a particular meal:
July 22 – Breakfast Sunday
July 29 – Lunch Sunday
August 5 – Dinner Sunday

We are all God’s children.  So, when you buy your own groceries, please consider adding some additional items to help your brothers and sisters... Read More...

Posted on: Thu, Jul. 19, 2018

Training for will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm, beginning July 24 and continuing through August. If these times don't fit your family's schedule, please call to arrange a time that works. Contact Sally Corbett (see below) to register.

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