Please note: There have been some changes! Our Evening of Pentecost Prayer Service will take place on TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 and will start AT 8 p.m. after the 7 p.m. Vigil Mass for the Assumption Holy Day of Obligation. We looking forward to seeing as many of our CRHP alumni brothers and sisters for an evening of discernment on how to continue your personal spiritual journey as well as learn more about opportunities in which to engage with other OLPH ministries and the extended community. We... Read More...
This page has a list of recently published news and announcements.
The Meal Ministry is looking to grow our group as we work to prepare fresh and frozen meals for needy within our own community and beyond. The commitment is not overtaxing; prepare a meal about once a quarter and deliver to a needy area family and/or prepare a casserole, freeze and deliver it to the Sharing Room for Sr. Paulanne to distribute to the needy or to feed mothers who call upon the Maryville Crisis Nursery for assistance.
Contact: Kathy Quinn
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:
- Pre-... Read More...
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.
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...
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!
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.
If you would like to... Read More...
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...
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
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...