The women of Guilds 14 and 35 hosted a Ladies Garden Tea Party on April 21. Everyone had a lovely time enjoying tea and refreshments as well as a raffle and hat contest. There was a wonderful piano performance by Roger Salemi. It was an enjoyable and relaxing afternoon.
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Please join the OLPH Men's Club at 6:30pm, May 8 at Valley Lo Club for our annual kick-off party. Tom Zanoni will be awarded the 2018 Mario Zanoni award for his years of teaching OLPH boys to play football with enthusiasm and effort. Ben Tchaou will be awarded the Robert Hicks award for his contributions of his time and talents as a photographer at many parish events, as well as his support of many of the parish sharing efforts.
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Sponsored by OLPH Women's Club Guild 26, "Deals on Wheels" helps our community buy, sell or donate almost anything on wheels. The event is held in the OLPH parking lot, rain or shine and we do our best to sell eveything.
This year's event is Saturday, May 19. Please see the event flyer for details.
The Seminary Teaching Program Committee at Our Lady of Perpetual Help celebrated their year together with our seminarians and with other Diocesan parish seminary teaching program committee participants at a liturgy and reception on Sunday, April 29 at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein. We are blessed to have our wonderful seminarians at OLPH.
OLPH Digital Ministry’s Share the Message & Fellowship is moving and is available from additional outlets. With this podcast series, you are able to listen to gospel readings, prayers of the faithful and homilies from weekend Masses. Available now, with the ability to subscribe, the weekly podcast can be heard at iTunes, Google Play Music or iHeart Radio.
Sponsored by the Respect Life Ministry, the Month of May Baby Shower benefits OLPH Sharing; Aid for Women; The Women’s Center; and Catholic Charities.
Help us gather baby items to help young mothers in crisis situations. New, gender neutral, unwrapped items will be collected throughout the month of May in marked baskets in the church.
Please bring: clothing, blankets, towels, diapers, wipes, toys, pacifiers, baby formula, food
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is excited to welcome Christopher Weiland as a permanent deacon of the parish upon his ordination.
We are organizing a group of about 50 OLPH volunteers to participate in a Farmer’s Market style food give-away event, sponsored by the Greater Chicago Food Depository, at St. James on Saturday, June 9. We will organize rides, leaving at about 7:00 am from the OLPH parking lot and returning early afternoon.
This is a wonderful family activity. Please consider joining in this enriching outreach to the needy who call upon the St. James Food Pantry.
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Feed the Homeless, Catholic Charities, Des Plaines
We will be feeding the homeless who visit the Catholic Charities soup kitchen in Des Plaines on Thursday, June 7. Contact Kathy Quinn (details below) to participate or to donate to offset the $410 cost for this meal. It takes both donors and volunteers to make these visits happen.
In a few weeks, we will welcome Christopher Weiland as a permanent deacon to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. Please continue to pray for Christopher and his family as Christopher makes the final preparations. You may read Christopher's recent reflection about his journey to answer the call to the Diaconate (see below).