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

Posted on: Wed, Aug. 23, 2017

It's an honor to be included in the Parish Profile feature of the summer issue of Spirt magazine, a pulibcation of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Working closely with Catholic Charities brings meaningful purpose to our parish mission. Learn more about our parish community and our partnership with Catholic Charities.

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Posted on: Fri, Aug. 18, 2017

The Men’s Club/Needy Family Fund Raffle is our largest fundraiser for Sister Paulanne and the hundreds of families she serves. We hope that we can count on your support this year as Sister’s needs are greater than ever. The drawing will be held at the 8th Annual OLPH Outdoor Mass and Block Party on Saturday, September 9th. The Outdoor Mass and Block Party is the most widely attended OLPH parish event and is essentially free to all participants as is it wholly sponsored by the Men’s Club. The... Read More...

Posted on: Tue, Aug. 8, 2017

Religious Education Registration is now available for the 2017-2018 school year. 

2017-2018 Religious Education Registration Forms

Posted on: Fri, Aug. 4, 2017

After Mass, Every Weekend in August!

We are delighted to announce the opening of the new Youth Ministry Center on the lower level of the parish center (former Convent). We will be hosting hospitality, including donuts, after the Masses every weekend in August.

Enter at the front door off the main parking lot, or at the entrance west of the Sharing Room.

Stop by, say hello and see our new space!

Posted on: Thu, Aug. 3, 2017

When you enroll as a Heinen’s Tasteful Rewards member, the Teaming Up for Education Program benefits our parish school through donations based on a percentage of your purchases. It’s simple:

  • Visit online or stop at the Customer Service desk.
  • Designate OLPH School when you become a rewards member.
  • OLPH School receives up to 1% of your spending as a donation.... Read More...
Posted on: Wed, Aug. 2, 2017

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process of welcoming others into our Catholic family. RCIA is a journey of faith through which persons join, or complete their initiation into, the Catholic Church. RCIA is a program intended for anyone:

  • Who has not been baptized
  • Who has been baptized in a different faith community but wishes to join the Catholic Church
  • Who has been baptized in the Catholic Church but hasn’t received other sacraments
  • ...
Posted on: Fri, Jul. 21, 2017

Once upon a time...

Let’s face it; everyone loves a good story. Look around the church this weekend. Anyone who is sharing and passing on our Catholic faith tradition is considered a storyteller. A storyteller echoes “the Good News” of the Word of God to young disciples. Storytellers do not teach a subject; they share a that can be based on traditions, rituals, prayers and teachings of Jesus; also known as the Catholic-Christian lifestyle. A... Read More...

Posted on: Fri, Jul. 14, 2017

We'd like to share updates on class reunions and other exciting things happening at OLPH. Stay connected:

  • Visit the alumni page and register online
  • Like us on Facebook
  • Attend OLPH Homecoming, October 14 at Johns Park
  • Coach a team, or cheer on your favorite team, at Roundball in March, 2018

Also, if you're planning a...

Posted on: Fri, Jul. 14, 2017

As parents, we’ve all been faced with papers that come home in our children’s backpacks encouraging us to create a work of art together out of items you have laying around your household, including, but not limited to, uncooked pasta, glitter, googly eyes and scraps of fabric. It should be another school project that should be a fun adventure in teamwork. As experienced parents, we knew there would be a good chance it wouldn’t be. There would surely be creative differences, and tears. Of... Read More...

Posted on: Wed, Jul. 12, 2017

In April and May, volunteers within our Sharing Ministry coordinated a clothing drive for Mary’s Closet of Catholic Charities. The effort garnered nearly 2,000 lbs. and approximately 3,300 pieces of clothing. The staff and clients of Mary’s Closet were overwhelmed with gratitude.

Since the donation was processed, they have served over one hundred clients …and counting, provided some of the programs they serve with nearly a 1,000 articles of clothing and have inventory available to... Read More...