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News and Current Events

PLEASE NOTE:  The parish office will be closed on Monday, May 30,

in observance of Memorial Day


The Faithful Citizenship Ministry

Register Now for Vacation Bible School 2016

Children's Liturgy of the World

Seasons of Hope Grief Support Group begins in June

2016-2017

School of Religious

Education

SRE Registration is now open!

Please visit the SRE website at

www.stpatrickwadsworth.org/sre

for more information!

Congratulations to our newest Deacon, Richard Holevoet!  Come help us celebrate the ordination and first mass of our new Deacon in the Boehm Center on June 5th after the 11am mass.

Please join us to seek the Blessing of God's Protection:  It's a Bicycle Blessing!

For all our young and "young at heart" join us on Sunday, June 12 at 4:00pm (right before the 5pm Mass) at the Main Church.   Bring all your bikes 'n' trikes!

Introducing to the St. Patrick Church Community…An important new ministry:

The Faithful Citizenship Ministry

The Mission of this new Ministry is dedicated to helping our community give glory to God and grow in holiness by a greater understanding of our Catholic Faith, values and moral principles and how they should be applied in forming our consciences regarding important cultural and political issues affecting our families, the Church and our country.  Click here for more information....

Registration is open for Vacation Bible School 2016!

 

Registration will remain open until May 31.

Childrens' Liturgy of the Word (CLW) happens twice a month!  Children of St. Patrick Parish in Kindergarten through 2nd grade are welcome to join during the liturgy at the 9am Mass.  Upcoming dates are:

April 10 and 24

May 8 and 22

Keep in touch and stay up to date!

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St. Pat's Kid Quest Has Begun!

At the beginning of the Mass, after the opening song, your registered child will be invited to head to the back of the Sanctuary to join our Crowd Ministers who will escort them to the Gym for QUEST for Song, Message and Prayer. The children will be returned to the Sanctuary to join you after the Liturgy of the Eucharist for the closing prayer and song. This is intended for potty trained children who haven’t yet celebrated First Communion. Registration will be at the Welcome Center 15 minutes before Mass.  Please click here for a flyer with more information and VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!

 

Visit our Youth Ministry!

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MINISTRY NEWS

  • Join 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 Unborn Child

         For more information please contact Carla Benzschawel 847-265-7628

  • Children’s Liturgy of the Word will be on every second Sunday of the month.  What is Children’s Liturgy of the Word?  The term "Children’s Liturgy of the Word" refers to the practice of children leaving the mass before the Liturgy of the Word and gathering elsewhere to discuss the Scripture readings in a way that is more appropriate to their level of understanding.  How does this work? (click here for more information.

 

  • Seasons of Hope Grief Support Group begins in June.  If you're in need of consolation after losing a loved one this adult Christ-centered faith sharing group is here for you.  Season of Hope begins on Monday, June 6th, and meets for six consecutive weeks.  Prayer, scripture, faith-sharing and fellowship begin at 6:45pm in the Historic Church Hall.  Registration is required - please see the bulletin for contact information.

 


  • As part of our 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.  Please find more information and prayer tools here.

  • Respect 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 welcome.

  • The Music Ministry needs you!  If you're interested in joining any of our musical groups please contact Bernie at 847-244-4161, ext. 21.

  • Can 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 jcarter@archchicago.org.


Prayer and Bible Study Opportunities

  • Group Name:  Wednesday Morning Bible Study

    Time: 9:00 AM Joan Zupec’s home

    Dates: Begins Wednesday, September 10th; meets weekly

    Subject: The Sunday Scripture Readings; prepares the Scripture readings for the

    upcoming weekend.

    Contact: Joan Zupec at 847-662-1150

     

  • Group Name: Thursday Morning Bible Study

    Time: 9 AM - 11:00 AM in the Old Church Hall (There is a lift for those unable to do

    the stairs)

    Dates: Begins Thursday, September 4, 2014; meets weekly.

    Subject: The book of Psalms from the Little Rock Scripture Study

    Contact: Carla Benzschawel at benzscm@yahoo.com or 847-265-7628

     

  • Group Name: Thursday Evening Bible Study

    Time: 7 - 8:30 PM in the Parish School Staff Room (enter through Boehm Center

    doors)

    Dates: Begins Thursday, September 17, 2015; meets weekly

    Subject: The Eucharist in Scripture

    Contact: Mary Ann Gilray at 847-662-5083 or magilray@yahoo.com 

     

  • Calling all Parents of preschool age and younger! 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 savages4life@gmail.com

 

OTHER NOTICES

click here for a list of ministries

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 Click here to access our Direct-Giving Plan!

 

Scrip forms available here!

Newly Baptized into the Church

Lennon Marie Putka

Wyatt Joseph Willems

Juan Carlos Rosales

Congratulations!  Recent Weddings

Mark Joseph Clauser and Holli Beth Berliant

Please Pray for the Recently Deceased

 

Thomas E. Bevine

Father of Julie Scheck

 

Ian A. Campbell

Husband of Jane, father of Bruce, Jack, Bob and Kit

 

Weekend Mass Schedule

 

Saturday Mass: 5:00pm

Sunday Masses: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am

Sunday Evening:  5:00pm

 

Daily Mass

7:30am Monday-Friday, Historic Church, except 

Tuesdays.  Tuesday Mass will be at 8:30am,

in combination with the school mass.

 

Sunday Readings

May 22, 2016

1st Reading - Proverbs 8: 22-31

Psalm:  8

2nd Reading - Romans 5: 1-5

Gospel Reading - John 16: 12-15

May 29, 2016

1st Reading - Genesis 14: 18-20

Psalm:  110

2nd Reading - 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26

Gospel Reading - Luke 9: 11-17


Light of the World

 

 

Save the Dates:

October 7-10, 2016


Sword of the Spirit

Sword of the Spirit (SOS) – an intercessory prayer ministry  


 

Is God calling you?

Visit the Chicago Archdiocese Office of Vocations


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Family Ministries Website

Are you trying to register for a PreCana or marriage education class, or want information about the Golden Wedding Mass, FOCCUS, Divorce and Annulment Support Ministry, Natural Family Planning, or Hispanic Family Ministries?  We’ll be there! Our website is in English, Spanish, and Polish.