Catholic Faith Community
Fred Pesek, Pastor
a Faith Community we are the hands and feet of Christ,
out as He did."
Patrick of Wadsworth
Wadsworth Rd., Wadsworth, IL 60083
Office: (847) 244-4161 Fax: (847) 336-0630
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-8:00pm
to become a parishioner takes place in
the Narthex after
any Sunday Mass (or Saturday's
5:00pm Mass) or
by appointment only at the Parish Office.
and Current Events
It’s Not Too Late to Get into the Discussion!
discussions on raising faith-filled kids have been great – wide
ranging and helpful – and it’s not too late to join us!
We’re not even halfway through the book and we still have
three more discussion sessions scheduled on Monday nights in the
sessions will be held in Dyer Hall, begin at 7pm and last for one
hour. Child care will
be provided so parents can focus on fellowship with other adults.
To sign up, call Bill Palo at 847-406-6653 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
($13) are still available for purchase from the parish office at
free to order online as well.
Even if you can’t join us for the discussion sessions,
the book would make an excellent Christmas gift for parents with
children or teens.
Thankful - following the 5:00pm Mass on November 24th. For all
ages - are you looking for a fun-filled activity that your whole family
can participate in together? Look no further - QUEST is
here! Join us for a potluck dinner after Mass and then fun
activities and great opportunities to connect to others in our St. Pat's
community. See the bulletin for
St. Patrick's Soup Kitchen is in dire need of winter coats and jackets,
gloves and hats. If you can donate please bring your items to
the baskets in the Narthex! Also, if you can donate a turkey to
the Soup Kitchen there are special instructions and contact
information available in this bulletin!
generation to generation, we at St. Patrick Church have buried our
dead and comforted those who mourn so that all may
experience the healing comfort of God. The
Book of Life will be placed on the table underneath the Holy Oils in
the narthex of the new church throughout the
entire month of October. Please print the names of your
deceased family and friends you wish to be remembered in the book.
(St. Patrick's Youth Ministry) Upcoming Events:
7 (Sat): Connect Night, "Reconciliation"
8 (Sun): Connect NIght, "You've Got the Spirit"
14 (Sat): Service, Northern Lake County Food Depository 9-11:30am
register for the Dec 14 Service - see
the bulletin for contact info.)
15 (Sun): "Constantly Giving" - Dyer Hall
20 (Fri): The Roco Band - Families are Welcome!
Great music and witness by this inspiring college band. (Dyer
5 (Sun): No Connect
12 (Sun): "Say What?"
(6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students) After Sunday 5pm mass, until 8:00pm:
8: "General Admission:
15: "Divine Appointment" in the Old Church Hall
22: "IGNITE Social Night"
29: No IGNITE (Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!) email@example.com.
up now for Fall Bible Study! Fall bible
study begins on Thursday, September 5th. Our first
study of the season will be the letters to the Galatians and Romans from
the Little Rock Scripture Studies Series. This is a 14 week study
that both the Thursday Morning and Thursday Evening Bible Study groups
Thursday morning bible study meets in the
Old Church Hall from 9 to 11am, and if needed babysitting can be
provided. Thursday evening bible study meets in the Staff Room of
the school from 7-9pm.
Sign up for the morning study by contacting Carla Benzschawel at
847-265-7628 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up for the evening study by
contacting Mary Ann Gilray at 847-662-5083 or at email@example.com.
is an additional opportunity to study the upcoming Sunday readings on
Wednesday mornings. If you are interested in joining this group
please contact Joan Zupec at 847-662-1150.
our Adoration Ministry! Wednesdays from 8:00am-9:00pm,
Eucharistic Adoration follows the 7:30am Mass in the Old Church.
8:00am Public recitation of the Holy Rosary
3:00pm Public recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet
8:00pm-9:00pm Youth Holy Hour
First Wednesday at 7:00pm - Public recitation of the Rosary for the
For more information please contact Carla Benzschawel 847-265-7628
part of our 2012 Stewardship Renewal, we continue to encourage all
parish meetings to begin (or close) with a 10 minute prayerful
reflection, known as Lectio
divina, on the upcoming Sunday Gospel. We also recommended it for a
weekly family, or personal, prayer experience. We hope that many of you
have been able to experience this prayer in one or both of these venues
in the past, and that you have found it to be spiritually enriching.
more information and prayer tools here.
support our Military Chaplains by donating Crosses
that can be worn or
carried, Rosaries, Bibles, prayer cards and other small-sized
essentials. See the bulletin for a
complete list and bring your donations to a specially-labeled box in the
Life. The Respect Life group meets the first Monday of each month at
7:00pm in Room 3 of the New Church. Through prayer and advocacy we
support life from conception to natural death. New members are
Music Ministry needs you! If you're interested in joining any of
our musical groups please contact Bernie
at 847-244-4161, ext. 21.
you help at our Welcome Booth? If you've got a few minutes after
mass to share with your fellow parishioners please contact Deacon Jeremy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
and Bible Study Opportunities
Fall bible studies
begin on Thursday, September 5th. Our first study of
the season will be the letters to the Galatians and Romans from the Little
Rock Scripture Studies Series. This is a 14 week study that both the
Thursday Morning and Thursday Evening Bible Study groups will use.
Thursday morning bible study meets in the Old
Church Hall from 9 to 11am, and if needed babysitting can be provided.
Thursday evening bible study meets in the Staff Room of the school from
7-9pm. Sign up for the morning study by contacting Carla Benzschawel
at 847-265-7628 or at email@example.com
. Sign up for the evening study by contacting
Mary Ann Gilray at 847-662-5083 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is an additional
opportunity to study the upcoming Sunday readings on Wednesday mornings.
If you are interested in joining this group please contact Joan Zupec at
Calling all Parents of preschool age and
We would love for you to join our group! We get together with
our tots during the day at least once a month for play dates and/or
outings. We also have "Parents Night Out" once in a while to
connect without distraction. Our group offers friendship, community,
resources and support through our faith. Our schedule is fluid and changes
every month so no one is left out! Working or stay at home Moms and Dads
welcome!! Contact Laura Savage at email@example.com
and Ministry Notices
here for a list of ministries
here for information on the Direct-Giving Plan!
Scrip forms available
Baptized into the Church
Paul Revis and Melissa Catherine Daniele
Pray for the Recently Deceased
St. Pat's Stations of the Cross
Masses: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am
Monday-Friday, Old Church
Reading - Isaiah 2: 1-5
Reading - Romans 13: 11-14
Reading - Matthew 24: 37-44
Reading - Isaiah 11: 1-10
Reading - Romans 15: 4-9
Reading - Matthew 3: 1-12
of the World
become a part of our next journey - the next Light of the World Retreat will be
February 14-17, 2014!
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