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Oct 11

Perhaps you have made the rosary a regular part of your prayer life and can attest that the Rosary “is like an ancient treasure map. It has led countless men and women from all walks of life to the treasures of peace, joy, clarity, and contentment…you’ll find the Rosary is a rich prayer that can transform your life.” (dynamiccatholic.com)

Perhaps you have never learned how to pray the rosary or are daunted by the many beads and repetitions….

Oct 10

All parishioners are invited to participate to share their sentiments about the ministry of their pastors. Please participate to help Fr. Hurlbert recognize his talents and grow to become a better priest and pastoral minister. The following two links include:

A letter of invitation and explanation from Bishop Manz

Direct link to online survey to share your feedback

Oct 8

The Vicariate IV Ministry Commission invites parishioners to a workshop to develop and share best practices on how to recruit volunteers for parish ministry and leadership. This workshop will take place at Our Lady of the Mount Parish - 2400 S. 61st Ave, Cicero, IL  60804 on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30-8 pm. Be a part of this effort! You may find this particularly helpful if you are a ministry or program leader or member. More details in the links below. Contact Jim Wojcik at j.wojcik@ascensionoakpark.com or (708) 848-2703 to RSVP. Please RSVP by October 10.

Letter from Jim Wojcik

Ministry Commission Workshop Flyer

Oct 5

Domestic violence thrives when we are silent.  Please join the Domestic Violence Outreach Ministry ('DVOM') for the following events as we raise awareness and work to end all forms of domestic violence, both physical and non-physical, within our parish and our community. Read More: