CENTENNIAL ALBUM ON ITS WAY Are you looking forward to receiving the long-anticipated Queen of Angels Centennial Album? You are not alone. Copies will be printed in late summer and will be available this fall. Get ready for a colorful, elegant, fascinating look at our parish’s past and hopes for our future. To place your order, please call the parish office at 773-539-7510 or send an e-mail to [email protected]. Order forms will be available in the church gathering space later this month. Thank you for your patience!
GEAR UP FOR HARVEST JAM Ahhhh, summer. It’s almost here, the school year is almost over but that’s when the Harvest Jam Committee gets into gear! Harvest Jam is the autumn “fun-raiser” festival to be held Friday-Saturday, September 14 and 15 in our parking lot. It’s a Homecoming party of sorts for the school, parish and neighboring community. Food, live music, kid’s games, contests and a lot of family fun is planned. For more information, please call Laurel McCaleb at [email protected] or 773-343-3875.
EXPERIENCE RENEWAL ON RETREAT
- North Side Kairos, a co-ed multi-parish retreat for those finishing sophomore, junior or senior years of high school will be August 10-13. Take time on “God’s time” to reflect on your relationship with God, friends, family, and self. Call Rachel at 773-539-7510 or e-mail [email protected] for more info.
- Adult singles can make new friends, renew your relationship with God and find peace and meaning for your life at the next Reflect Catholic Retreat from June 29 to July 1, 2012 at the Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, Mundelein. Reflect is about single men and women looking to connect with others who also face the unique challenges of being a mid-life single in a couple’s world. It’s a great way to get to know others in a caring, Christ-centered environment. Fee is $175. Call 312-532-8286 for more information.
SCHOOL HOURS FOR SUMMER During summer camp, Mrs. Julia Byrns Kelly will be available in the school on Mondays and Thursdays. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday are field trip days and she attends with the rest of staff. During the summer camp, the office will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The office will be closed on Fridays. During the holiday week of July 2, the office will be open only Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3. The office and camp are closed July 4, 5 and 6. Following the close of camp on July 27, the school office will also close for a vacation break from Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3. The school office will reopen on Monday, August 6 with hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, August 10. Beginning Monday, August 13, the school resumes normal office hours. If you need to visit the school office during the summer, please call before making a trip.
Yamilet Flores, child of Silvia and Victor
Eric Martinez, child of Michelle and Salvador
Eddy Rubio, child of Maximina and Jose
Gabriel Marcin Zybowski, child of Sylwia and Marcin
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 a.m. hasta las 5 p.m. Entre por la puerta que se encuentra 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. El Santísimo estará expuesto en la capilla. 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.
INTENCIONES DE MISAS Para pedir una intención especial para una misa en inglés o español en el año 2012, por favor visite la oficina parroquial o llame al 773-539-3176. La donación sugerida es de $10 por misa.
REMEMBER A LOVED ONE Mass intentions may be offered in the name of friends or relatives, living or deceased, for those in need of extra prayers or in honor of a beloved saint. Dates special to loved ones, living and deceased, are great times to remember them in the prayers during Mass. Suggested donation is $10 per Mass. Call 773-539-7510.
HOSTS NEEDED The Parish Social following the 9:30 a.m. Mass needs people to help host these gatherings. Parish ministries and organizations of the parish are urged to help in this effort, since it’s a great way to thank parishioners for their support of your ministry and to meet and recruit new members. Contact Walter Rucker at [email protected], or call 773-539-7510. Gather in the Lower Church and visit with friends while having a light snack.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION 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 resting in the divine presence.
MEN’S CLUB THURSDAY HOOPS Men of the parish are invited to the weekly session of Men’s Club Hoops at 9 p.m. Thursdays in the Guild Hall Gym. Join a bunch of 20-, 30-, 40– and 50-year-olds to run up and down the court and sometimes make a basket. Concessions follow the games. Donation is $10 plus an annual Men’s Club membership of $20. A liability waiver must be signed. Men’s Club also sponsors an “old-timers” game for folks over 35. Men’s Club meets at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Voss Center. Join us for pizza and beer. There is a $5 donation per meeting. Other Men’s Club events include Family Gym Nights, an annual Golf Outing and a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament. The Men’s Club supports high school scholarships and other parish and school needs.
CUB SCOUTS GO GREEN Cub Scout Pack 3894 has made a real effort to go green with its special events, campouts and meetings. You can help by donating gently used silverware to the pack. Last year, blue and gold tablecloths were purchased in an effort to avoid buying plastic ones year after year. For just $10, you can sponsor a tablecloth. In appreciation, your family name will be embroidered on the cloth as a thank you for your contribution. Willing to sponsor a tablecloth? Bring your donation to the Parish Center or give to a Cub Scout leader.
PLEASE COLLECT THOSE BOXTOPS! Each Box Tops coupon is worth a dime to Queen of Angels students. Last year, our school earned more than $300 for our school library and classrooms through this program. 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. For more information, please contact Mrs. Allen at [email protected].
BETHANY PLANS JUNE FEST Bethany Retirement Community invites all to attend the June Fest from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16 in the Heritage Garden at 4950 N. Ashland Ave. Free parking is available in the lots on Winnemac and Paulina. Food, clowns, music, games, a petting zoo and pony rides are planned. There will also be a raffle for a 32-inch flat screen television. Net proceeds will benefit the activity programs for Bethany Retirement Community residents. For more information, contact Annette at 773-293-5563.
FR. TOLTON STORY STAGED Penn Ink will present a musical play, “A Place for My Children” at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at Heritage Plaza Banquet Hall, 1500 W. 95th Street, Chicago. This play is the life story of America’s first African-American Catholic priest, Fr. Augustus Tolton. Donation is $35; $45 at the door. For tickets call Sabrina Penn at 773-546-8602.
GOLDEN DINERS PROGRAM The Golden Diners program runs from 12:30 to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave. Seniors aged 60 and older can get a tasty, nutritious lunch for $1.50. The Chicago Irish Immigrant Support senior group’s program meets between 10 a.m. and noon on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings take place at the Irish American Heritage Center. On June 21 we get a chance to check out some modern Irish short films. Perhaps through the medium of film we can gain some insight into the many ways that Irish society has changed in recent times.
GOOD COUNSEL REUNION PLANNED Looking for graduates from Good Counsel Class of 1977 for a 35th reunion this summer. Do you qualify? More information available by contacting Judy Penzel at [email protected].
¿ALGUNA VEZ HAS PENSADO SER SACERDOTE? Para información acerca del sacerdocio, contacte al Padre Brian Welter al [email protected] o al 312-534-8298. Para información acerca de la vida religiosa, contacte a la Hermana Elyse Ramirez, OP al 312-534-5240 o al [email protected]. Para información y para el programa del Diaconado Permanente, contacte al Diácono Bob Puhala al [email protected] o al 847-837-4562.
CALLED TO RELIGIOUS LIFE? Is God calling you to a vocation to the priesthood or religious life? For information about priesthood, contact Father Brian Welter at [email protected] or at 312-534-8298. Or visit www.ChicagoPriest.com. For information on religious life, contact Sister Elyse Ramirez, OP at [email protected] or call 312-534-5240. For the Permanent Diaconate program contact Deacon Bob Puhala at 847-837-4562 or [email protected].
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ST. FRANCIS The Secular Franciscans are a religious order within the Catholic Church open to diocesan clergy and to married and single members of the laity. Secular Franciscans work together in local fraternities to deepen their own spirituality and to conform their lives more fully to the Gospel of Christ. Please call Mary Hobbs at 847-207-3511 or Dale Blum at 773-774-7779.
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, call the Family Ministries Office at 312-534-8351 or visit the website www.familyministries.org.
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 Catedral, 735 N. State St. Las parejas que se casaron en 1962 y están interesadas en asistir esta celebración deberán hablar a su parroquia para registrarse. Para más información, visite al www.familyministries.org o llame a la Oficina de Ministerio para la Familia al 312-534-8351.
ENCUENTRO MATRIMONIAL MUNDIAL Jesús vive con nostros y en nosotros a través de su Cuerpo y de su Sangre, y Él vive en nuestro sacramento del matrimonio. Renueva su sacramento profundizando en la comunicanión, el fortalecimiento su relación, y reviviendo su romance. Los próximos fines de semana del Encuentro Matrimonial Mundial para el área de Chicago son el 29 de junio hasta el 1 de julio; el 21 hasta el 23 de septiembre; y el 9 hasta el 11 de noviembre del 2012. Se recomienda inscribirse lo ntes posible ya que el cupo es limitado. Para reservaciones e información de los Fines de Semana en español, llamar a Oscar y Luz Delgado al 847-675-2119 o [email protected].
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER Jesus lives with us and in us through his Body and Blood; and he lives in our sacrament of marriage. Renew your sacrament by deepening your communication, strengthening your relationship and rekindling your romance. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends for the Chicago/Northwest Indiana area are September 7-9; November 2-4, 2012; or February 15-17, 2013. Early registration is highly recommended. For reservations or information, visit www.wwmechicago-gary.org or call Jim and Kris at 800-442-3554.
‘ON HOLIDAY WITH GOD’ DAY TRIP Mayslake Ministries is hosting a day trip featuring God’s abundant creation from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during a June 13 day trip to the Chicago Botanical Garden. A narrated tram tour will provide an overview of all areas of the garden, including the Japanese gardens, English walled garden, fruit and vegetable garden and Lakeside Gardens. Lunch can be purchased at the Garden Café. Fee is $55. Visit www.mayslakeministries.org for more information about the day trips.
June 10 — Fund for Retired Priests
June 17 — Sharing: Maternity BVM (with regular collection)
June 24 — Peter’s Pence
July 1 — Lyman Scholarship Fund (with regular collection)
July 4 — Independence Day: Society of St. Vincent dePaul
July 15 — Sharing: Maternity BVM (with regular collection)