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Out and About

Update on the Renew My Church Events


As always, let us pray for St. Matthias, our grouping parishes and our Catholic Church here in Chicago and around the world!


Upcoming sessions:

Grouping Team Meetings:

  •  Tuesday, Sept. 24th – Grouping Session #5
  •  Monday, Sept. 30th – Grouping Session #6

Renew My Church: A Prayer


Lord Jesus, you speak to us today,
as you spoke to holy men and women
who have gone before us.
In every age and in our own time,
you call to us and say: Renew My Church.
Pour out the gift of your Holy Spirit upon us,
and so enable us
to hear you clearly
to listen to each other attentively
to imagine our future boldly
to discern your direction wisely
to persevere in your holy will courageously
to stay together in charity
to surrender our own plans readily
to embrace the greater good
to hand on your gifts to future generations.
May we remain in the holy company of
the Blessed Virgin Mary, the apostles, and all the saints.
May their example and presence
inspire us with patient confidence
in the work of your grace.
We ask this of you who live and reign
with the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,
forever and ever. Amen



Little Sisters of the Poor


If you’d like to donate or volunteer we can be reached at:

St. Mary's Home 2325 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-3112 Phone: 773-935-9600
www.littlesistersofthepoorchicago.org

LOSS Program for Children and Youth


The Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) Program for Children and Youth continues to meet with bereaved children and adolescents who have lost a loved one to suicide. This specialized grief support program provides individual counseling and group support for child and teen survivors. Counseling is offered in various Chicagoland locations. The program has no cost and is always tailored to fit the child and family’s grief support needs. For more information, or to do an intake, contact (312) 655-7284.