Catholic Faith Community
Fred Pesek, Pastor
a Faith Community we are the hands and feet of Christ, reaching
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
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any Sunday Mass (or Saturday's
5:00pm Mass) or
by appointment only at the Parish Office.
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Been Called on a Mission - Will You Accept the Offer? Our
parish mission will take place from 7-8pm each evening on Sunday, Monday
and Tuesday March 2-4 in the New Church. Dr Terry Nelson-Johnson,
D.Min. will guide us and challenge us to run our own Paschal Mystery
during the mission which serves as an excellent springboard into Lent
(which starts the following evening, Ash Wednesday, March 5). More
information is in the bulletin!
Mass - Old Church
Mass - Old Church
Word Service with Ashes - School Liturgy - New Church
Word Service with Ashes - New Church
Mass - New Church
Demand for the Steubenville conference this summer (July 11th-13th) is running high, and the amount of teens that have expressed interest in attending exceeds the number of openings that we have. In order to allow for as fair of a registration as possible, we are going to have the registration forms posted
here starting Sunday, March 2nd.
Permission Form: Word
PDF Medical Form:
To complete your registration, you will need to complete both forms, along with a check for $200 written out to St.
Patrick's Church. Please place these in an envelope marked Steubenville. The church office will begin to accept the forms on Monday, March 3rd. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received until all openings are filled.
The 50 youth who complete this part of the registration will be given an additional link to register with the Steubenville Conference Event. If you turn in your forms and do not receive the link from me through email, please contact me. I will create a waiting list for any additional youth who want to attend, but where not part of the first 50 registered.
Fish Fry by the St. Patrick's Knights of Columbus and Boy Scout
Troop 675 will be on Friday, March 7th at the Boehm Center from
4:30pm-8:00pm. See the bulletin for more information!
It’s Not Too Late to Get into the Discussion!
you get your free copy of The Four Signs of a Dynamic
Catholic? The book by Matthew Kelly was given to all
parishioners at Christmas (and more are available at the parish
office). Now come join our Lenten Book
times are Monday mornings,
8:30-9:30 March 10, 17 & 31 in the Old Church Basement, or,
Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:00, March 11, 18 & April 1 in Dyer
complete information is here,
here to register for this free discussion!
Lenten Bible Study Opportunity starts February 20th - click
here for detailed information!
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!
- St. Patrick Community Faith Night
9, Following the 5:00pm Mass - Calling all ages! Bring
the entire family for experiences geared to all age groups.
Join us for a potluck dinner (bring something to share if you can)
after Mass and then fun activities and great opportunities to
connect to others in our St. Pat's community. More
information in the bulletin!
(St. Patrick's Youth Ministry) Upcoming Events:
23: Connect - Making Peace
2: Connect - Lay It Down
5: Ash Wednesday - Mass at 7:00pm and adoration following
(6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students, firstname.lastname@example.org
After Sunday 5pm mass, until 8:00pm:
23: IGNITE - "Help My Unbelief" (Part Two) - Boehm
3: IGNITE - "Your Missions, should you choose to accept
it" - Boehm Center
9: TBA - Boehm Center
16: - TBA - Old Church Hall
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 email@example.com.
and Bible Study Opportunities
Lenten Bible Study Opportunity - Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart is an
eight week study which will help participants explore seven common struggles
in the spiritual life through daily prayer and reflection along with weekly
small group participation and video presentations. We'll meet on
Thursday mornings from 9:00am - 11:00am in the Old Church Hall, beginning on
February 20th. Please contact Carla Benzschawel at (847) 265-7628
prior to February 16th if you can participate!
New bible studies
begin on Thursday, January 9th. Our first study of
the season will be "Touching the Mysteries - Scripture and the
Rosary." This is a short 5 week study that is great for those who
have never tried bible study before or for those who cannot commit to longer
studies. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
and Ministry Notices
here for a list of ministries
here for information on the Direct-Giving Plan!
Scrip forms available
Baptized into the Church
Raul Zavala and Nicole Lynn Candelaria
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 49:
Reading - I Corinthians 4: 1-5
Reading - Matthew 6: 24-34
Reading - Genesis 2: 7-9,
Reading - Romans 5: 12-19
Reading - Matthew 4: 1-11
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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