Are you seeking a parish?...
A place to pray and enrich your catholic spiritual life?
If so, we heartily welcome you to
Saint Hedwig Parish!
Kindly introduce yourself to one of the priests after any Mass! They are always looking forward to personally meeting you.
We invite you and encourage you to register as a parishioner or affiliate member! You can fill out the parish registration form (see link below). Your registration not only helps us to know you, but it also helps us to better serve your needs, especially when it comes to the Sacraments. To request more information or to send us your completed forms, click here.
Become active in our Parish life! We will gladly welcome you as a Mass Lector, Choir Member, Usher, Altar Server, or a new member of one of our Parish programs. If you are interested in serving in our various ministries, click here.
If you are a young adult wishing to explore life and the Christian faith, click here for the Archdiocese of Chicago's outreach for young adults.
NOVEMBER REFLECTION / Q&A
A Gratitude Examen
Gratitude is one of the greatest spiritual practices. It opens our minds, calms our hearts, and rids bitterness of it’s power. The “examen” is a spiritual practice to reflect on how we have responded to God’s work in our lives. This Thanksgiving, consider your own reasons for thankfulness!
What Gifts have You given me?
How have I Received love from others?
How is grace at work in Aspects of my life story?
Do I Trust You to continue to bless me?
Where have I missed Your movements?
Have I used my Talents at the service of other?
Do I see a purpose for my life Underway?
How can I have the Discipline to thank You daily?
Help me give Everything back to You!
Question: How can we pray for the dead throughout the year? Answer
Question: Why do we pray to saints? Answer
CATHOLIC MASS TIMES
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Sunday: 8:00 AM - English 9:30 AM - Polish
OFFICE HOURSMonday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Hope in the Blessings of Tomorrow
First Reading: But for you who fear my name, there will arise the sun of justice with its healing rays. (Malachi 3:19-20a)
Psalm: The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice. (Ps 98)
Second Reading: In fact, when we were with you, we instructed you that if anyone was unwilling to work, neither should that one eat. (2 Thessalonians 3:7-12)
Gospel: “You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed.” (Luke 21:5-19)
- Rev. Tomasz Wojciechowski, C.R., Pastor
- Very Rev. Eugene Szarek, C.R., Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Resurrection
- Rev. John Nowak, C.R., Resident Resurrectionist
- Deacon Gilberto Cintron, Retired Deacon
- Deacon Daniel Cabrera, Deacon
- Deacon Rodolfo Urquiza, Deacon
- Richard Martin, Business Manager
- Maryna Shutovich, Music Director
- Halina Pydych, CCD Religious Coordinator
- Isabel Patino, Administrative Assistant
- Julia Gibson, Pastoral Assistant