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NOVENA FOR ALL THE SEMINARIANS – Ongoing Prayers
Thank You for Supporting Your Future Parish Priests!
Mundelein Seminary would like to express its gratitude to Fr. Mike Grisolano, the staff and parishioners of St. Tarcissus Parish for participating in our Teaching Parish Program this year.
For many weeks, our seminarians have spent time at your parish to gain the pastoral skills necessary to become holy, joyful parish priests. We are so grateful for the ways you have welcomed our seminarians into your community, homes, and lives – and you are a vital part of their priestly formation. Thank you for your continued prayers and support of Mundelein Seminary.
Please join us in praying a novena for all the seminarians who will be ordained as priests this year. Sign up by visiting www.usml.edu/classof2019.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – PROVIDENCE SOUP KITCHEN – Ongoing Request
This mission is operated by the Daughters of St. Mary of Providence and is run out of the lower level of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish. We serve soup and a hot meal Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm to as many as 100+ people.
We are in need of persons who can commit to one day a week or one day every other week in order to successfully continue this incredible mission of mercy.
The time involved is approximately from 10 am to 1 pm with some flexibility within this time frame.
The following are some of the duties: set up, food prep., serving, dishwashing, clean up, etc.
If you think you would like to join us in this mission please contact Sr. Darlene by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 773-870-2435.
You can also get more information and contact us at our website providencesoupkitchen.com.
SAINTS PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES – Sunday
An Invite – Join Us at St. Cornelius for a Saints Program for all ages!
Saints! They’re all so different – as diverse as humankind itself. But what saints have in common is that they’re all friends of God. And they can serve as role models for us. To learn more about the saints, everyone is invited to join us for Saints by Our Side II on Sunday from 2:30 to 4 pm, at St. Cornelius located at 5430 W. Foster Ave., Pacocha Center.
Here’s a program for all ages. Come to meet saints “in person” through mini-plays, view a lively video and participate in fun activities. Enjoy refreshments, too. A free will offering of $5 per family is suggested. For more information, contact Ron Polaniecki at 773-777-7638.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PROVIDENCE SOUP KITCHEN – Ongoing Invitation
Providence Soup Kitchen, operated by the Daughters of St. Mary of Providence,
is in need of volunteers to help serve our clients.
Opportunities available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.
If available and interested please contact
Sister Darlene at 773-330-9865, or visit providencesoupkitchen.com.
DISPOSE OF PHARMACEUTICALS SAFELY – Ongoing Request
If you have expired or unused medications in your home, dispose of them safely and responsibly using the City’s pharmaceutical disposal drop box program. Alderman Laurino has been a proponent of this important program for close to seven years. Drop off sites are open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
The most convenient drop off locations for 39th Ward residents are: 16th District Police Station (5151 N. Milwaukee Avenue) and 17th District Police Station (4650 N. Pulaski Road).
Find a full list of drop off locations on the City’s Website.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES FREE NEWSPAPER FOR SENIORS – Ongoing Newspaper
Did you know Catholic Charities has a free newspaper just for senior citizens? Keenager News is published 10 times a year and is delivered to your door. This publications contains news, opinion, human interest, how-to, and travel articles, along with humor, puzzles, and recipes. Our “Readers’ Corner” provides a forum for readers’ own reminiscences, and poems.
To sign up to receive Keenager News, email email@example.com or call at
(312) 655-7425. If you are interested in advertising to our audience of more than 100,000 seniors, please contact Mandy Hamilton, Keenager News Editor, at (312) 655-7425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPRING INTO VOLUNTEERING! HOME DELIVERED MEAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Here’s a way to get outdoors while bringing a little sunshine into the lives of homebound seniors in our communities. norVOLution, Norwood Life Society’s volunteer program, engages all kinds and combinations of meals delivery volunteers: individuals, husbands and wives, parents and kids, grandparents with grandchildren, friends, companies, retired folks, and young people who need service hours. Our service area is the far northwest side of Chicago, Park Ridge, Harwood Heights, and Norridge.
A commitment of no more than two hours per week is required with our volunteers making about 6-10 deliveries. Free lunch is available for volunteers and 25 percent off every day in the Thrift Shop!
We need volunteers for once a week deliveries (especially on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) and “on-call” volunteers.
Give us a call at 773-577-5329 or email email@example.com! You’ll be glad you did.
Caregiver Support Group at Presence Resurrection Retirement Community
3rd Wednesday of the Month
Caring for a loved one poses challenges. We’re here for you.
Join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7 pm. Share your experience.
Learn about different resources available to those caring for aging relatives.
To find out more information or to register call at 773-792-4268.
“As the Father has sent Me, so I send you.”
Do you have a growing interest in sharing the Lord’s saving mission as a priest,
deacon or in the consecrated life?
Call Father Francis Bitterman at 312-534-8298, or write at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you think God is calling you to be a priest, visit www.ChicagoPriest.com.
Eucharistic Adoration Chapel at St. Francis Borgia Parish – Everyday
The Prince of Peace Eucharistic Adoration Chapel at St. Francis Borgia Parish
located at 8033 W. Addison in Chicago is open from 6:30 am to 12 Midnight – seven days per week.
THE SAINT CORNELIUS FOOD PANTRY – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
The St Cornelius Food Pantry has been operating for many years but now it operates out of the Convent building at 5252 N. Long Avenue. The pantry is stocked by donations of food items and monetary donations, which allows them to purchase the items most in need. The Pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 Noon to 1 pm. The only requirement is a picture id, no one is turned away. The person is given a bag and is allowed to select food from the shelves.
We appreciate your donations!!!
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Every Wednesday
Every Wednesday at St. Thecla Church
located at 6725 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL from 1 to 7 pm with Benediction at 6:30 pm.
Sunday Mass at Mercy Home on Channel 26 – Every Sunday
Every Sunday at 7:30 am
If you are interested in receiving the FREE Sunday Mass Prayer Guide
please call at 312-738-7580.