27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“For this reason, a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. So they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, no human being must separate.”

-Mark 10:7-9

Pastor’s Notes

  • The October counts will go through the entire month of October. Please make sure that you are present in Church so that you can be counted.
  • The parish office will be closed at each worship site on Monday, Oct. 8th in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 9th. Mass will be celebrated in the rectory chapel on Oct. 8th.
  • We will celebrate Family and Friends’ Day at all Masses on the weekend of Oct. 20th and 21st. Please invite your family and friends to join you for worship!

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me.

– Mark 9:39

Pastor’s Notes

·  October is fast approaching so be mindful that the October counts begin the weekend of October 6th and 7th. Please make sure that you are present in Church, so that you can be counted.

·  Fathers Paul and Patrick will be attending the Renew My Church Summit in Rosemont from Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 13. Instead of daily Mass, Sr. Judy and Sr. Kate will conduct a Communion Service in the rectory chapel. Daily Mass will resume on Thursday, Oct. 4th.

·  The parish office will be closed at each worship site on Monday, Oct. 8th in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 9th. Mass will be celebrated in the rectory chapel on Oct. 8th.

·  We will celebrate Family and Friends’ Day at all Masses on the weekend of Oct. 20th and 21st. Please invite your family and friends to join you for worship.

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me”

– Mark 9:37

  • The Angelic Choir will rehearse Sunday, September 23rd.
  • September 27: Healing Service, 7:00 p.m. at St. Ailbe Parish. (Fr. Jim Marchionda, O.P. and Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. will conduct a healing service for all parish sites as we release and let go of the pain, hurt, feelings of loss, etc., as we continue our transition as a new faith community – This is not a sacramental anointing service!)
  • October is fast approaching so be mindful that the October counts begin the weekend of October 6th and 7th. Please make sure that you are present in Church, so that you can be counted.

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Catechetical Sunday: Enlisting Witnesses for Jesus Christ

  • The Angelic Choir will rehearse Sundays, September 16th and 23rd.
  • September 27: Healing Service, 7:00 p.m. at St. Ailbe Parish. (Fr. Jim Marchionda, O.P. and Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. will conduct a healing service for all parish sites as we release and let go of the pain, hurt, feelings of loss, etc., as we continue our transition as a new faith community – This is not a sacramental anointing service!)
  • Thank you to all who supported the KPC Inter-Council Luncheon honoring Bishop Joseph Perry on his 20th anniversary of Episcopal Ordination. The winner of the 50/50 raffle was Mardell Moffett who came away with $250.00. The proceeds from the luncheon, $3,343.93, were donated to the Cause for Canonization of Fr. Augustus Tolton. Thank you to Norma Mullon and her committee for their hard work. It was an enjoyable event!

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him off by himself away from the crowd. He put his finger into the man’s ears and spitting, touched his tongue: then he looked up to heaven and groaned and said to him, “Ephphartha!” — that is, “Be opened!”

– Mark 7:32-34

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Happy Labor Day!

Pastor’s Notes

  • Mass scheduled for Monday, September 2, will be held at St. Ailbe Church at 8:30 a.m.
  • Family Fun Day will be Sunday, September 30th from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., St. Ailbe Parking Lot. Fun for the entire family!

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Jesus then said to the Twelve, “Do you also want to leave?” Simon Peter answered him, “Master to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and are convinced that you are the Holy One of God.”

– John 6:67 – 69

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die.”

-John 6:50

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus said to them, “I Am the Bread of Life,” whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst. – John 6:35

Pastor’s Notes

Wednesday, August 15th is the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a holy day of obligation. Masses will only be celebrated at St. Ailbe Church at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Please spread the word!

The Black Catholic Deacons of Chicago are hosting a Sunrise Mass to pray for non-violence in our hearts, families, schools and streets on Saturday, August 25th at Oakwood Beach, 41st St. and Lakeshore Drive, beginning at 6:30 a.m. In the event of heavy rain, the Mass will be moved to Holy Angels Church at 615 East Oakwood Blvd., Chicago, IL. All are invited to participate!

Please bring your own lawn chairs for seating during the Mass.

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

When they had their fill, He said to his Disciples, “Gather the fragments leftover, so that nothing will be wasted.” – John 6:12

Pastor’s Note:

Daily Mass will not be celebrated in the St. Ailbe rectory chapel from July 30 through August 2. The priests and two of the deacon couples will be in New Orleans, La., attending the Joint Conference of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus, the National Black Catholic Sisters Conference, the National Association of African American Catholic Deacons, and the National Black Catholic Seminarians Association. Daily Mass will resume on Friday, August 3 at its usual time.

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