BAPTISMS / BAUTISMOS
Anthony Danilo Castro, child of Olga and Manuel
Layla Ayde Castro, child of Olga and Manuel
Leo Jesus Castro, child of Olga and Manuel
Michael Alexander Alvarado, child of Annette and Jose
Peter James May, child of Lauren and Adam
Mikaela Arieli Melendez, child of Elida and Christian
Finnian Joseph Tomsheck, child of Jennifer and Brian
Harrison Aiden Weber, child of Deannine and Erin
Ryan Matthew Wilcox, child of Allison and James
Ayden Patrick Culliton, child of Amy and Brian
Briden Thomas Culliton, child of Amy and Brian
Charlotte Rose Eickhoff, child of Christine and Michael
Khloe Harlow Tose, child of Maricel and Leomerr
Aaron Ramon Lopez, child of Maria and Armando
2011 DONATION STATEMENTS If you are preparing your 2011 Income Taxes and would like to receive a statement of your tax-deductible gifts to Queen of Angels in 2011, please contact the parish office at 773-539-7510 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your help in caring for God’s creation and preserving our parish’s resources by requesting a paperless e-statement that can be sent to your e-mail account, or statements may be mailed to your street address or picked up during office hours.
¡BIENVENIDOS! ¿Es tu primera vez en nuestra parroquia? ¡Bienvenidos! ¿Se ha mudado recientemente? ¡Que Dios bendiga su nuevo hogar! Por favor visite o contacte la oficina parroquial al 773-539-3176 para registrarse o arreglar su registración.
ALL ARE WELCOME! Are you new to our parish community? Welcome! Have you recently moved? May God bless your new home! Please visit or contact the parish office at email@example.com or 773-539-7510 to introduce yourself, register or adjust your existing registration. Thanks!
HOSTS NEEDED The Parish Social following the 9:30 a.m. Mass needs people willing to help host these gatherings. Gather in the Lower Church and visit with friends while having a light snack. Are you able to bring baked goods or fruit on any given Sunday? Organizations and ministries of the parish are urged to help in this effort. Beverages provided. Contact Walter Rucker at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 773-539-7510.
JOIN US FOR EUCHARISTIC ADORATION ON FRIDAYS Every Friday, the Blessed Sacrament is placed out for veneration and prayer from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. To reach the Adoration Chapel, enter the church through the Claremont door, walk up the stairs, turn to the left and then to the left again. Walk down the passage behind the altar and enter the former baptistery where the Eucharist is exposed for veneration. Help us keep vigil with the Lord by making time on Fridays for these moments of prayer; you’ll feel closer to God by resting in the divine presence. Please sign in.
EXPOSICIÓN DEL SANTÍSIMO Haga los viernes un buen día para orar y estar con el Señor. La iglesia estará abierta los viernes desde las 9:30 a.m. hasta las 5 p.m. Entre por la puerta que se halla sobre la Claremont, suba las escaleras y vire hacia la izquierda. Suba cinco escalones más y pase por la sacristía y detrás del altar. Allí entrará a la capilla de Veneración, donde el Santísimo estará expuesto. Traiga su Biblia, rosario, libros y sus pensamientos. Pase algún tiempo con el Santísimo. Si usted lo desea inscríbase para una hora de oración cada viernes. Favor de llamar al 773-539-3176.
LOOKING TO BOARD ELECTIONS If you are interested in running for a board position on either the Athletic, Commons or School Board, the time is now to mark your calendar to attend one meeting in February, March or April to fulfill that eligibility requirement.
-- The Athletic Board will be seeking five candidates to fill four 3-year terms and one 1-year term.
-- The School Board will have four openings, all for three-year terms.
-- Commons will seek to fill the Vice President and Treasurer positions.
Meeting dates and times are posted on the school website. Please give thoughtful consideration to volunteering your time and talents to one of these essential boards.
FRIENDS OF THE POOR BENEFIT The Society of St. Vincent dePaul will host the fourth annual Friends of the Poor Benefit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at the Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace. Tickets are $75 per person and will include a champagne brunch, silent auction, pick a prize, 50/50 raffle, Big Raffle and entertainment from Padres on Parade, a group of talented and gifted pastors within the Archdiocese to entertain and delight. Big Raffle prizes include a five-night cruise on the Royal Caribbean with a deluxe ocean view stateroom with balcony (airfare included); 55-inch LG televisions and $250 gas cards. Contact Elvia Rojas at email@example.com or at 312-655-7182.
JOIN THE CHALLENGE! Continue to clip and bring in your box tops to benefit the classrooms of Queen of Angels. All proceeds from Box Tops for Education will benefit the school library and the winning classroom collecting the most Box Tops will be awarded a pizza party in May. Please clip Box Tops coupons from products including Cheerios®, Betty Crocker®, Pillsbury®, Juicy Juice®, Kleenex® and more. Drop coupons in boxes outside the school office or at the back of church. Each Box Tops coupon is worth a dime to Queen of Angels students. Thank you to all families for your continued support. Currently Mrs. Thilmany’s class is in the lead with Ms. Manning’s and Ms. Larkin’s classes in pursuit. Thank you for your help to Queen of Angels School. We’ll give another update soon!
SUPPORT OUR STUDENT ATHLETES The Athletic Board is looking for people with knowledge of volleyball to coach both our fifth grade girls team and sixth grade boys team. Coaches must hold two practices a week and attend all games. Contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
DONATE A BOOK FOR A BIRTHDAY The School Library invites you to donate a book in honor of your favorite child’s birthday or half-birthday. A special bookplate will be added to the front of the book that will announce to all readers of the book who donated the book to our library. A photo of the child with the book will be taken and that picture will be displayed on the bulletin board outside the library. Your generosity and thoughtfulness are much appreciated. You can be sure this gift will be shared and celebrated by all our students for many years to come. Thanks to all school families and staff who have participated in the program. Please contact Mrs. Diaz at email@example.com for title suggestions.
CATHOLIC LAWYERS GUILD RETREAT Join the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 for a day of prayer, reflection and discussion with Francis Cardinal George. The retreat theme is “Can a Good Catholic be a Good Lawyer? Why Lawyers Need to Pray.”
The retreat will be held at Loyola University Chicago’s Baumhart Hall and Terry Student Center located at 26 E. Pearson St. Cardinal George will also celebrate mass at St. James Chapel in the Quigley Center before lunch.
There is a $50 registration fee per person, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. Law students may attend free of charge. Free parking is available at Holy Name Cathedral. Spaces are limited; registration is required. Go online to dayofrecollection.eventbrite.com or contact parishioner Bill Castle at 773-787-8783 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available at www.clgchicago.org.
TRIP TO HOLY LAND, ITALY Fr. Edward Panek, Dean and Pastor of St. Thomas Becket Parish in Mount Prospect will be the chaplain on the trip to the Holy Land and Italy September 10 to 23, 2012. Stops include Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Galilee, Capernaum, Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Assisi and Venice. All-inclusive fee of $4,699 with airfare included. For more information, email Anthony@Proximotravel.com or call 855-842-8001.
GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY MASS SET The Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 23 in Holy Name Cathedral. Couples married in 1962 interested in attending this celebration need to call the Parish Center at 773-539-7510 to register. For more information, visit www.familyministries.org or call the Family Ministries Office at 312-534-8351.
MISA DE ANIVERSARIO DE BODAS DE ORO La Misa de Aniversario de Bodas de Oro será el domingo, 23 de septiembre del 2012 a las 2:30 p.m. en Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. Las parejas que se casaron en 1962 y están interesados en asistir esta celebración deberán habír a su parroquia para registrarse. Para más información, visite al www.familyministries.org or llame a la Oficina de Ministerio para la Familia al 312-534-8351.
DO YOU KNOW A VETERAN? Volunteers of America can assist veterans through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program, including housing, counseling, transportation and daily living services, financial planning and financial aid. Contact John Fahey at 312-564-2334.
RESURRECTION ALL H.S. REUNION Resurrection College Prep High School will celebrate an All-School Reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Resurrection. Classes that are celebrating a milestone year will be honored in a special way during the evening. Resurrection Alumnae Coordinator Stefanie Thorpe is seeking graduates who are able to reach out to friends and help promote the event to their former classmates. Please contact Stefanie Thorpe at email@example.com or 773-775-6616, ext. 127 for more information. Resurrection, located at 7500 W. Talcott, is the largest all-girls Catholic college preparatory high school on the north side of Chicago. For more information, call 773-775-6616, ext. 129.
TARA CLUB SENIOR MEETINGS The Chicago Irish Immigrant Support’s senior group at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, holds winter meetings on the second Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome; membership is not required and there are no fees (excluding trips).
-- The guest will be a Cook County Circuit Court judge. The judge will tell us more about the workings of the Circuit Court and speak about issues of particular relevance to seniors. There will also be time for questions from senior group attendees.
-- Seniors age 60 and older are invited to attend the Golden Diners Lunch Program Tuesday through Saturdays (excluding Wednesday) from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Join the group for great food and good company.
For more information on any programs, please call 773-282-8445.
BE A HERO FOR MERCY Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and be a hero to countless youth who need a safe home, a quality education and the chance for a brighter future. Registration for the marathon is open. Contact Amber at 312-738-7567 to start your journey to becoming a hero!
March 4 — Lyman Scholarship (with regular collection)
March 18 — Maternity BVM (with regular collection)