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May 22

In September and October of 2017, Ascension parishioner Joe Barabe took 6 weeks to walk alone the 799 km of the Camino Frances, from St. Jean Pied de Port in southwestern France, across northern Spain to the Cathedral of Santiago.  On May 24 at 7:30 pm in the Pine room, Joe will share with us his experience of the physical, mental and spiritual challenges – and rewards – of his trek. 

May 22

Mini Charger playgroup at 9 am following 8:15 Mass. This month we will have time for open play activities outside (weather permitting) and special treats for our kids ages 5 and under. All are welcome!

May 21
SUMMER LUNCHES FOR THE NEEDY: “TO SERVE THE LEAST AMONG US”….POPE FRANCIS

We will again be hosting our Summer Lunch Program for the Needy, to help our less fortunate brothers and sisters, on the following Saturdays -

June 9

June 16

June 23

June 30

July 7

July 14

July 21

August 4

August 11

August 18

 

We are in need of donations and volunteer help!

TO WORK A LUNCH OR DONATE FOOD OR BAG LUNCHES, follow this link

TO DONATE MONEY, SPONSOR A LUNCH, OR OFFER ANY OTHER ASSISTANCE, please contact: Bob Kutella at: (630) 863-1046 or rjk671@yahoo.com.

TO DONATE SUPPLIES FOR OUR GUESTS TO TAKE WITH THEM, place your donations in the church vestibule in the box marked summer lunches.

List of Items to donate:

May 21

God Saw That It Was Good…and the Scientists Agreed:  Faith Meets Science in the Natural World

With Fr. John Kartje. 6-9 pm at the Peggy Notebaaert Museum in Chicago. Check out the details and register.  Registration is required although it’s free.  Dinner and drinks!

 

May 21

Your legendary generosity really shined forth in our first ever local Children's Lenten Project.  This year we partnered with Housing Forward to create CLP'18 Welcome Home.  We hoped our CLP alms would help five families move out of the emergency shelter and into homes, through Housing Forward's Supportive Housing Program.  Or goal was to raise $10,000 to furnish five apartments.  We did not meet our goal...we surpassed it!  We raised $14,157.24 which means we will  be furnishing six apartments!  Thank you for your Lenten prayers, fasts and alms which have