and Current Events
The Parish Office will be closed on Friday, September 30 for safety
reasons during the school's annual Jog-A-Thon
Liturgy of the Word to be offered weekly at 9am Mass
information - 2016 Thursday morning Bible Study
information - 2016 Eucharistic Adoration Ministry
Online Giving Procedures
join us on Sunday, October 2 at 3:00pm at the entrance of
the Main Church for a special Blessing of Animals by Fr.
Merold. All animals are welcome - even stuffed toy
Saints Trunk or Treat
annual St. Pat's tradition is a family-fun event to
celebrate Fall! Children are welcome to wear appropriate
child friendly costumes to the 5pm Mass on Sunday,
October 2nd. Following worship the families head to
the west parking lot for a hot dog dinner and
more information in the bulletin...
Mission Journey 2017
2017 Peru Mission dates have been announced - Departure will
be June 30 and return on July 9. Join us for an
informational meeting regarding the 2017 mission in the
Historic Church Hall on Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00pm.
Dyer's Wisdom on CD
Mike Oster has graciously agreed to transfer 15 years of tapes of Father Dyer’s spoken word to CD’s. “The Three Minute
Theologian” is composed of over 800-three minute essays spoken by Fr. Dyer. The CD’s (or flash drives) would be free for anyone who is interested. However, if you are able to pay for the CD, the money collected would be donated to the Dyer Scholarship at St. Pat’s School. Please contact Mike with any questions, He can be reached at
are pleased to announce that we have begun accepting online
donations through GiveCentral, our new online donation
service. GiveCentral is a safe, secure, and paperless way to make
your contribution. It was designed specifically
for Catholic churches and schools in the Chicago area, and over
300 Catholic Parishes in Illinois already use GiveCentral.
The site allows you to make automatically repeating payments on a
schedule that works best for you, using any credit card, debit
card or electronic bank account. (This will replace our current
online giving program.*)
believe that having a flexible online giving option will make it
easier for many of you to support St. Patrick Church.
and take a couple minutes to set up your donations.
to sign up for GiveCentral:
Go to www.GiveCentral.org
and click on the ‘Donate Now’ button
Begin typing the name of our parish “St. Patrick Church
Wadsworth”. Click on the parish icon when it appears.
Decide on the funds you would like to contribute to, and the
amounts and select ‘Add to Gift Basket’
Click on Checkout at the top right of the screen
Create a profile or continue as a guest
can return to GiveCentral at any time to make changes to your
donations or personal information. Click on the ‘Login’
button on the homepage, then enter your username and password to
access your profile.
help navigating? Please contact the Parish Office at 847-244-4161.
to the St. Patrick Church Community…An important new
Faithful Citizenship Ministry
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
here for more information....
Liturgy of the Word (CLW)
September 11 CLW will be offered every week at the 9:00am
Mass. This is a wonderful opportunity for children in
grades K-2 to learn and understand the Liturgy at their
level. We are still looking for volunteers - please
contact Lori Johnson at email@example.com
for more information.
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Pat's Kid Quest Has Begun!
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.
click here for a flyer with more information and VOLUNTEER
our Youth Ministry!
our Adoration Ministry! Beginning August 24, 2016, the
schedule will be Wednesdays from 8:00am-7:00pm in the Historic Church
(unless otherwise specified due to weather conditions).
8:00am Public recitation of the Holy Rosary
3:00pm Public recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet
6:45pm Benediction and reposition of the Blessed Sacrament
For more information please contact Carla Benzschawel
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-265-7628
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
the bulletin for contact information.
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.
more information and prayer tools here.
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
Name: Wednesday Morning Bible Study
9:00 AM Joan Zupec’s home
Begins Wednesday, September 10th; meets weekly
The Sunday Scripture Readings; prepares the Scripture readings for the
Joan Zupec at 847-662-1150
Name: Thursday Morning Bible Study
9 AM - 11:00 AM in the Historic Church Hall (There is a lift for those unable to
Begins Thursday, September 8, 2016 and meets most weeks until the end of May
1---Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in
the Gospel of John
, September 8 through November 17,
Infancy Narratives of Jesus (Advent Study),
December 1, 2016 through January 5, 2017
3---Consoling the Heart of Jesus, January
12, 2017 through April 6, 2017
Eucharist in Scripture, April 20,
2017 through May 25, 2017
Carla Benzschawel at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 847-265-7628 to sign up
Name: Thursday Evening Bible Study
7 - 8:30 PM in the Parish School Staff Room (enter through Boehm Center
Begins Thursday, September 17, 2015; meets weekly
The Eucharist in Scripture
Mary Ann Gilray at 847-662-5083 or email@example.com
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
here for a list of ministries
here to access our Direct-Giving Plan!
Scrip forms available
Baptized into the Church
Madison Pobocan Eng
Banick and Karen Bleck
Hoffman and Abigail Mathewson
Pray for the Recently Deceased
of Margaret "Peg" Cooper
Masses: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am
Monday-Friday, Historic Church, except
Tuesday Mass will be at 8:30am,
combination with the school mass.
Reading - Amos 6: 1, 4-7
Reading - 1 Timothy 6: 11-16
Reading - Luke 16: 19-31
Reading - Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4
Reading - 1 Timothy 6-8: 13-14
Reading - Luke 17: 5-10
of the World
of the Spirit
of the Spirit (SOS) – an intercessory prayer ministry
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annually serving more than one million people in Cook and
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website is in English, Spanish, and Polish.