Reflect with us this season

Reflect with us this season

We miss you. We need to hear your voice, or at least to read it. Care to comment? Please do. In recent years, during the liturgical seasons of Advent and Christmas, we’ve placed near the entrances of the church copies of a little book called Waiting in Joyful Hope. Many parishioners have picked up these…


#weGIVECAHOLIC – Giving Tuesday, December 1


UPDATES

A gift for you!

A gift for you!

November 25, 2020

Saint Patrick and Saint Malachi Parishes have purchased a subscription to FORMED.org. All content on this extensive Catholic faith formation platform is free. Just create an account by clicking “Sign Up” and locate Near West Partners as your parish name. You will receive an email with a link to the website, which, when you click on it, tells you to “Start Watching.”…

Restoration Fund drawing

Restoration Fund drawing

November 25, 2020

Please be advised that we still intend to conduct the annual drawing on Wednesday, March 17, at 12:00noon in the presence of the parish leaders and core committee members. All sold tickets must be returned to the parish rectory no later than 11:45am that day. The drawing at noon is not open to the public, in compliance with the safety…

SVdP fundraiser a success

November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving is one of the most charitable times of the year, and this year is no exception. Saint Patrick Parish along with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul would like to thank all of you for your generosity. This year, even though we didn’t have our annual Thanksgiving dinner due to Covid, we collected $9,000 in donations. Many contributed…

Black Catholic History Month

Black Catholic History Month

November 24, 2020

“The Black Catholic Experience – Yesterday and Today”  On Monday, November 30, John Carroll University will host a virtual lecture and conversation with Mr. Cary Dabney, Director of the Office of Ministry to African-American Catholics. 7:00-8:00pm on Zoom. Free and open to the public. Register online to get the meeting link.

Get neighborly at St. Wendelin’s

November 24, 2020

This week provides two great opportunities to be with our friends at Near West partner, St. Wendelin Parish on Columbus Road. Thanksgiving Day Mass Celebration Mass will be at 9:00am on Thursday, November 26. This is the only Mass that day among the partner parishes. There will be no fellowship gathering afterwards due to COVID. For all who can’t join…

Protecting our children, online and off

Protecting our children, online and off

November 20, 2020

Everyone must take an active role in monitoring child safety in their families, neighborhoods and communities. It’s possible that a child may make a disclosure to you over your online communication, or that you may pick up on disturbing behavior or warning signs through that online communication. What you see, hear or observe may cause you to suspect one of…

A response to the McCarrick investigation

November 13, 2020

As many of our parishioners are well aware, the Church continues to suffer from the tragic, sinful, and illegal sexual abuse by members of the clergy and others in trusted positions of service. The recent McCarrick report, released by the Vatican this past week, reinforces the systemic failure of those who were in authority and in a position to address…