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Adult Formation Classes
Various classes are held throughout the year on a variety of Catholic topics. They are announced in advance after all Masses and through the bulletin and website. For information and suggestions please contact Deacon Pat.Click here for more information.
Students who assist parish clergy as servers during Mass and who appreciate the liturgy, sacraments and worship experience.Click here for more information.
Art & Environment
Leslie Bertram (630)464-4926 Email: [email protected] The Our Lady of Peace Art and Environment Ministry is a group of parishioners working together to enhance and affirm the worship space of our church, as well as the church’s campus. Our goal is to create an amenable environment of prayerful participation, while respectfully maintaining liturgical accuracy. We are responsible for flowers, furnishings, […]Click here for more information.
First time parents must attend at least one hour of pre-baptismal instruction.Click here for more information.
NOT GRIEF COUNSELING. You will meet with the grieving family and help them prepare the funeral Mass for the deceased.Click here for more information.
Rosemarie Courtney (630)964-8415 Email: [email protected] For over 45 years Our Lady of Peace has been part of the City of Darien Blood Drive. Over the years many parishioners have felt a commitment to help those in need. Their commitment has been strong enough to give their time and themselves to support this worthy cause. They have donated blood […]Click here for more information.
The Children’s Liturgy of the Word is offered at the 10:15am Mass on Sundays from September-May. No registration is necessary. All children ages 3-11 are welcome and encouraged to attend. The children are invited to go with weekly leaders to the Church Hall. During this special time, the volunteer teacher leads the children through prayers, songs and readings that […]Click here for more information.
Adult Choir Sing with other adult members of our choir during the 10:15am Sunday Mass. All vocal parts are welcome! Cantor leads the congregation in song during the celebration of Mass. Joyful Song Ensemble This group of Contemporary singers minister to our 6:30pm Sunday Mass. They rehearse on Thursday evenings and before 6:30pm Mass. Resurrection Choir This […]Click here for more information.
Couples for Christ
Ray DeLeon Jr. (630)247-6064 Email: [email protected] Couples for Christ is intended for renewal and strengthening of Christian family life.Click here for more information.
Cursillo focuses on showing Christian laypeople how to become effective Christian leaders over the course of a three-day weekend.Click here for more information.
Deacon Paul Brachle Food Pantry
Len Benes 630.292.3465 Email: [email protected] Collect, sort and distribute food for those in need on a weekly basis. Serves the communities of Darien, Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills and Willowbrook.Click here for more information.
Heidi Berardi (708)259-8916 Email: [email protected] The Divine Mercy Feast is celebrated on the second Sunday of Easter. Our Lady of Peace hosts a Holy Hour at 3:00pm with the intention to honor and ask for God’s mercy. There are many opportunities to assist with the Feast Day preparations.Click here for more information.
Walter Block (630)852-1797 Email: [email protected] Sunday Donut program invites all parishioners down to the Church Hall for donuts and fellowship. Typically the first and third Sundays from September through June. Volunteers are always appreciated.Click here for more information.
Every Friday 8:30am – 9:00pm. To become a scheduled adorer and sign up for a specific hour, please contact Diane Ray [email protected] or 630.589.4618Click here for more information.
Eucharistic Apostles of Divine Mercy (EADM)
The EADM study Scripture, the Catechism and St. Faustina’s Diary and pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet for the sick and dying. Members aslo support the spiritual formation for the laity and works of mercy within the parish and local community, assist with the annual Divine Mercy Holy Hour, nuture genuine belief in the Real Presence of Our Lord in […]Click here for more information.
Bill Lucas Email: The Parish Finance Council is to assist the pastor in his administrative responsibilities through fiscally prudent management of parish finances and in the administration of parish goods and resources.Click here for more information.
Dodie Przybycien (630)323-7929 Email: [email protected] Golden was started many years ago in conjunction with Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. For many years the two parishes alternated between them, one parish having it in the fall and the other in the spring. Golden Hands started as a dinner and bingo for seniors – not limited to the two […]Click here for more information.
Pat Charnas (630)341-1782 Deb Serrao (630)963-3998 “Welcome one another, then, as Christ welcomed you, for the glory of God.” (Romans 15:7) Greeters serve as representatives of the faith community in welcoming parishioners and visitors to the weekend Masses.Click here for more information.
Holy Name Society
Luis Ferrer (630)986-0944 Email: [email protected] The Holy Name Society members of Our Lady of Peace meet monthly, September through June. All men of the parish, 21 years of age or older whose membership is approved by the Reverend Pastor.Click here for more information.
Kathy Wanta (630)915-6814 Email: [email protected] Linda Profetto (630)632-5696 The Hospitality Committee is comprised of men and women from the parish who work in fellowship to serve the parishioners of Our Lady of Peace through the ministry of hospitality. We share our time and talents in whatever way we are called upon to provide refreshments to accompany a parish […]Click here for more information.
Lector of the Word
Serves the liturgical assembly by proclaiming the sacred scripture during the Liturgy of the Word at Mass with clarity, conviction, dignity and understanding. Expresses reverence and decorum in carrying out this and other aspects of his/her role (including reading of weekly parish announcements and possibly the Prayers of the Faithful). Is faithful to the schedule of assignments and helpful […]Click here for more information.
Legion of Mary
Amelia Pecora (630)973-0488 Email: [email protected] Legionary meet for rosary, pray the Catena and summarize the works of Mary done by each legionary for the week as their evangelizing work. It may include leading rosary at a wake or assisted living, providing transportation to parishioners in need, visit the cemetery, assist other activities of parish ministries, etc.. Legion of […]Click here for more information.
Diane, Darien City Hall 630-353-8102 The Lending closet is available to parishioners who are in need of canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs and transport chairs. These items are free of charge. We ask that they be returned to the Darien City Hall when no longer needed. Thank you.Click here for more information.
Make and Take a Meal
Kathy Petrak (630)910-4573 Prepare and deliver meals on a short-term basis to parishioners in crisis.Click here for more information.
Marriage Prep should begin approximately one year prior to your wedding date.Click here for more information.