This page has a list of recently published news and announcements.

Posted on: Thu, Feb. 16, 2017

Parish Grouping

Renew My Church is an archdiocesan initiative that involves all the people of the archdiocese and their faith communities. The goal of Renew My Church is to make our parishes more vital and more sustainable. A very important part of the process of Renew My Church is the parish groupings, which will help us discern where God is leading us. Two weeks ago, we announced that Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish has been grouped with Saint Catherine... Read More...

Posted on: Fri, Dec. 2, 2016

The Creation Care Ministry has been meeting regularly since the beginning of this summer. Along with you, we have begun the journey of living the message of Pope Francis in his encyclical, Laudato Si, here at OLPH.  Here are just a few of our efforts so far.  Last June, a special mass was offered commemorating the first anniversary of Laudato Si, and Father Nick gave a wonderful homily reminding us of the need to care for God’s creation.  We then initiated efforts to encourage recycling in... Read More...

Posted on: Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

With sincere gratitude, the Respect Life Ministry would like to thank the parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help for donations to the Baby bottle campaign. Your pennies, nickels and dimes added up to several thousand dollars. Local Crisis Pregnancy Centers will benefit from your kindness and generosity. God bless this wonderful parish and especially all who took time to assist mothers in difficult circumstances. If you forgot to return your filled bottles you can still return them to the... Read More...

Posted on: Thu, Oct. 20, 2016

Congratulations to Christopher Weiland!  The Institute for Diaconal Studies (IDS) is pleased to announce that on the 6th of November the Most Reverend Andrew P. Wypych, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, will preside at the institution into the Ministry of Acolyte and welcome Christopher into this ministry at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, University of Saint Mary of the Lake in Mundelein.  He is part of a diaconate formation cohort of 13 candidates who will become instituted Acolytes... Read More...

Posted on: Wed, Oct. 19, 2016

Check out our annual report.

Annual Report 2016

Posted on: Fri, Oct. 7, 2016

A Message from Archbishop Cupich about the Archdiocese Capital Campaign.

Posted on: Wed, Oct. 5, 2016

October, 2016

Our Capital Campaign, “To Teach who Christ Is,” continues to gain momentum. I am so grateful to our campaign committee, headed by Bob and Connie Hicks, Colin and Carol Gubbins and Dave and Dawn Ludden. Each week we have more parishioners join as volunteers. We meet every Tuesday evening in the Dussman Room at 7:00 p.m. If you can help us please join us. These volunteers are essential in getting the message out about the vision of the campaign and how your support is... Read More...

Posted on: Thu, Mar. 31, 2016

Congratulations to Christopher Weiland who is well on his way toward becoming a Deacon for the church!  Christoper is pictured here with his wife, P.J..

The Institute for Diaconal Studies (IDS) is pleased to announce that on the 17th of April the Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, will preside at the Rite of Institution into the Ministry of Reader and welcome Christopher into this ministry at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, University of Saint Mary of... Read More...

Posted on: Mon, Feb. 29, 2016

During Lent we can pray the Sorrowful mysteries only. It is a time for us to dwell on Jesus’ suffering and His death. It is a time to look at our lives and examine them in relation to Jesus’ cross. How are we like the Jews of His day who stood before the Truth and said “Crucify Him?” 

Last week, the 6th and 7th graders in Religious Education led everyone in our Program in the Rosary. Together, we contemplated the mysteries of the rosary and reflected on a meditation as a group.

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Posted on: Wed, Feb. 10, 2016

As you may know, our parish is participating in the Parish Transformation Initiative. Through Parish Transformation, we will evaluate and reflect upon how we are living out Christ’s mission through our parish community and develop a plan that will provide us with a road map for how we live out this mission even more vibrantly as we continue on our faith journey.

An important element of the Parish Transformation process is receiving feedback from everyone in the parish. We know that... Read More...

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