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2019 Crossroads Circle Mass and Reception RSVP

Please join us on May 30, 2019 from 6pm - 8pm for a Mass and Reception to celebrate your generous participation as a member of the Crossroads Circle. The celebration will be held at 700 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60661.

 

Please RSVP by May 19, 2019. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Pulvermacher at 312-798-2366 or kimberlyp@oldstpats.org. 

Add a Family Member to myOSP

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about additional members to your family. You can add one family member per submission.

Once you submit the information for one family member you will receive a link to add another family member.  

Adult Confirmation 2019 Info

Adult Confirmation preparation classes will be held in the fall of 2019.  Fill out the form below and we will be in touch as soon as dates for the classes and Confirmation liturgy have been set.

Bag-Lunch Encounters with Christ

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At our Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, we were offered an "opportunity" to "be what you see, receive what you are," and "become what we receive." 

This was not an invitation for simple charity, but one of kinship and mutual connection.

So, what did you do with your bag-lunch (either the physical one or the idea represented therein) from Holy Thursday Mass?  Share your story with us!

Baptism Prep Class Registration
Beloved 57 Team Payment Form

Beloved Team Payment Form

Book of Patrick

The Book of Patrick provides perpetual remembrance for an individual on a designated date. Each year, on that day, their name will be mentioned at mass, printed in the Sunday bulletin and displayed in the alcove in the back of the church. We will also gladly notify a friend or family member of your thoughtfulness with a Celtic designed card. The cost for perpetual remembrance is only $150.

College Worktour Fundraising

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This year, Foundations is excited to reinstate the tradition of College Worktour! We recognize the impact of these trips and want to give as many teens as possible the opportunity to serve. This summer, College Worktour is traveling to Kentucky! It's going to be a full and beautiful summer of service and faith. Thank you so much for your  support!

Communion Visit - Request a Minister of Care Visit

At Old St. Pat’s we understand that “sometimes our members cannot come to us, we must go to them.” In this ministry, we bring the bread of life to someone who cannot come to our Church. We have ministers who are trained to bringing the Eucharist to our members in the hospital, as well as to those who are homebound. If you know someone who would benefit from a home or hospital visit please fill out this form.

Eucharistic Minister of Care Interest Form

At Old St. Pat’s we understand that “sometimes our members cannot come to us, we must go to them.” In this ministry, we bring the bread of life to someone who cannot come to our Church. Would you like to bring the Eucharist to our members in the hospital, as well as to those who are homebound?

Foundations 2019 Worktour Application

Ready to spend a week of your summer doing service and encountering God? This year's Worktour theme is "New Day." Come discover how God makes all things new. Applications are due February 24th by 11:59 pm. 

Foundations Freshmen Worktour Application

This summer will be the first ever Freshmen Worktour! The service trip will consist of 15 rising freshmen, up to 6 Foundations upperclassmen, and 3 young adult leaders who are BluePrints or Foundations leaders, past Worktour chaperones, or other faith driven adults. All teens interested in participating on or leading the Freshmen Worktour must submit an online application by 11:59pm Sunday, February 24th.

Mass Intentions

Honor a loved one with a Mass Intention. The person’s name will be printed in the Sunday bulletin, mentioned at Mass, and a card will be sent to the person you designate. The cost is $10 per Mass Intention. 

Membership Registration

Welcome to Old St. Patrick’s Church! It is through your presence, Old St. Pat’s is able to provide compelling educational programs, invaluable outreach services, rewarding volunteer opportunities, and spiritual nourishment for all.  We would be delighted if you would consider sharing your time and talents within the Old St. Patrick’s community.

Many visitors or new members ask, “Why the term, Member?” instead of the common term, “parishioner.” This Membership language is intentional. No, you are not joining an elite club and no, there really aren’t member perks. However, you are choosing your spiritual home. You are choosing to pray with us, serve with us, and provide your generous gifts with us. You are choosingthis sacred place as your spiritual home. We entrust the Mission of Old St. Pat’s to its Members.

Our current generation of members joins with those of the past in striving to build an experience of Church that is genuinely welcoming, mission oriented, and Christ centered. We welcome men and women, people of all races and ethnicities, young and old, gay and straight. We welcome rich and poor, searchers and seekers, Catholics and people of other religious traditions. We are gifted by your presence.

Monthly Kinship Meal - Hope House North Lawndale

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Adult volunteers provide and prepare a ready to serve meal to share  with approximately 30 adult male residents of Hope House in North Lawndale on the 2nd Saturday afternoon of each month. Most of the residents are homeless and overcoming alcohol or substance abuse, and-or are transitioning back into society after incarceration.  Minors 17 and younger may volunteer if accompanied by a responsible adult 21 or older.

My Brother's Kitchen Monthly Meal Volunteers

Volunteers arrive at My Brother's Kitchen sponsored by the Young Men's Education Network (YMEN) in North Lawndale, 1241 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, 
60623 at 9:00 AM for assignments, set-up and food prep.

Volunteers should dress in comfortable, unflashy clothing and shoes that may possibly get wet, soiled with food or dirty. It is best to not bring valuables to the site.

Meal guests begin arriving around 11:15 AM Warm hospitality and hot meal service begins at 11:30 AM. Volunteers are encouraged to share the meal and light conversation with the guests most, but not all of whom are homeless adults. 

Clean up begins around 1:00 PM and dismissal is usually between 1:30 and  2:00 PM. There is ample free parking in an adjacent, fenced-in lot.

This volunteer opportunity occurs the 4th Saturday of each month. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the site.

OSP Music

Sign up for Music Ministry at Old St. Patrick's Church, including Sunday choirs and concert choirs

Partners/Foundations 2019-2020 Registration

Our process this year requires that you complete one form per child. 

The parent who is listed as PRIMARY in the Family Profile will receive Partners/Foundations communications. You can change the primary parent by going to your profile. You may also add a Secondary Contact.

Location:

  • Partners Classes are held in the Frances Xavier Warde School located at 120 S. DesPlaines immediately following the 9:30 a.m.( Mass (10:40AM)  until 12 Noon. 
  • Foundations Youth Ministry meets in the Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, 711 W Monroe, starting immediately after the 9:30 a.m. Mass and lasting until 12:15 p.m.

Partners dates for the 2019-2020 school year are:

  • September 8 and 22
  • October 6 and 20
  • November 3 and 17
  • December 8 and 15
  • January 5 and 12
  • February 2 and 9
  • March 1 and 15
  • April 5 and 26

Sacramental Dates are:

  • February 8, 2020 -- Reconciliation
  • March 7, 2020 -- Confirmation (we hope!)
  • May 2, 2020 -- First Communion

Foundations Dates for 2019-2020 are:

  • September 22
  • October 6 and 20
  • November 3 and 17
  • December 8 and 15
  • January 5 and 12
  • February 2 and 9
  • March 1 and 15
  • April 5 and 26
  • May 3

Registration Notes:

  • Partners/Foundations Cancellation or Withdrawal Policy: Please note that no refunds will be issued once classes have begun. Prior to the first day of class, if a student needs to withdraw, there will be a $75 fee per student.
  • Re: Registering for First Communion: A child must have been enrolled and actively participated in a 1st grade religious education class in order to be eligible to register for First Communion. All sacramental meetings and retreat are mandatory.
  • Fee Structure: The cost for one child is $410 with each additional child being $150. If you register by May 31st, you can take advantage of the $50 early bird discount. This discount is already reflected in the payment. For a student making a sacrament (First Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation) there is an additional fee of $85 per child. The Confirmation Sacramental fee is paid in the first year of the two year program. 
  • For each Foundations student, there is an additional fee of $75. 
  • *If you are registered members of Old St. Pat's, you will receive a ONE TIME/PER FAMILY $50 discount on your registration. If you are interested in becoming a member, please indicate that below.
Prayer Request

If this person is in the hospital please use the following to receive a pastoral visit https://osp.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/38/responses/new

PreCana Registration

The PreCana course at Old St. Pat's includes three sessions over the course of three consecutive Sunday afternoons.  All sessions take place in the Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, from 2-4:45 p.m.  

Spiritual Makeover: Becoming a New Creation

Back by popular demand, a women's retreat ... rescheduled for July 19-21, 2019

What is it about the quiet that invites us deeper – the darkness that wraps herself around us or the stillness that urges us to ponder? No doubt about it, something about the quiet calls us home.

“Come inside,” she whispers. “Come rekindle the fire.”

Join us for a women’s weekend of renewal In the midst of the city. We will pause together at the Cenacle Retreat House just minutes from Lake Michigan to assess our spiritual homes, consider opportunities for our own interior makeovers and strengthen our foundations. Together, we’ll pray ourselves into a new creation.

This retreat will be facilitated by Laura Field, Kathleen Quinn, and Al Gustafson.

The Beloved Retreat Experience November 2019

We'd like to invite you to a weekend of beginnings. Whether you’re old or young (at heart), single or married, religious or skeptic, hurt or healing, laid back or caffeinated, you’ll fit right into our Beloved Retreat.

Founded in 1999, the Beloved Retreat offers you a community within Old St. Pat’s and our Catholic Church. Our hope is that, together, we can rediscover what often eludes us, but what God wants us to know: that you are Beloved.

We offer a safe, open inclusive environment in a quiet, pastoral setting where you can explore your relationship with God and yourself.

Another Beginning

The Beloved Retreat doesn’t end with the weekend. After the retreat, you’ll find another beginning. Regular Sunday Legacy meetings extend the Beloved experience and deepen our roots as a community of believers.

In addition, you can join small prayer groups to spiritually grow and deepen your personal faith and companionship with others.

Beloved Retreat Dates:

November 22-24, 2019

The November Retreat will be held on the beautiful grounds of St. Mary's of the Lake in Mundelein, IL.

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Weekend retreats begin Friday at 6 p.m. and conclude Sunday at 2:30 p.m.The cost of the retreat is $225. However, we never want cost to prohibit anyone from attending. Scholarships are available; just ask.

For more information, contact Polly Mulhearn at pollym@oldstpats.org.

This Week at OSP E-Newsletter - Sign Up

Sign up to receive our weekly Friday morning newsletter to stay updated on everything happening at Old St. Pat's and in our community!

Volunteer at a Cubs Concession Stand

Help earn money to support OSP Next and get a new perspective on Wrigley Field at the same time.  

We will get a portion of the proceeds from working the Cubs v. Pirates game on July 13.  Arrive at 10am and stay until the game is over.  And we don't need to grill or work the fryer.  

Welcome to OSP Next

OSP Next is the community for Young Adults at Old St. Pat’s! Meet your fellow OSP young adults as we foster the next generation living the Old St. Pat’s Mission – to Encounter, Engage & Serve.

There’s nothing formal to join – if you’re here, you ARE the community. Simply join us anytime for upcoming events and opportunities.

You can also keep up to date on events through our Facebook page: facebook.com/ospnext

Email us anytime at OSPnext@oldstpats.org.

Workday Chaperones
Worktour Fundraising

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This year, Foundations is excited to roll out 4 more Worktours! We recognize the impact of these trips and want to give as many teens as possible the opportunity to serve. This summer, we’ll be traveling to Kansas City, Cincinnati, North Carolina, and Texas. We are also doing a Freshman Worktour here in Chicago and a College Worktour to Kentucky! It's going to be a full and beautiful summer of service and faith. Thank you so much for your love and support!

World's Largest Block Party Tickets

Old St. Pat’s Church is the host of the 35th annual World’s Largest Block Party on June 21 and June 22.  Thousands of friendly people will mingle and meet for a fantastic summer weekend of great local music, food and fun! All ages welcomed!

Friday, June 21
5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Friday Night Happy Hour - free entrance from
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 22
2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

World's Largest Block Party Volunteer Registration

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