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Students who assist parish clergy as severs during Mass and who appreciate the liturgy, sacraments and worship experience.
NOT GRIEF COUNSELING. You will meet with a grieving family and help them prepare the funeral Mass for the deceased. Deacon Larry Fudacz 630-323-4333- Ext. 20 [email protected]
Without donors, someone in our parish community may not be able to have a much needed surgery, recover from a traumatic accident or receive dialysis treatments. The parish hopes that all who can, will share the responsibility of providing this precious resource which only one person can give to another. Rosemarie Courtney 630-964-8415
The Our Lady of Peace Book Club is a group that meets the last Wednesday of the month to share faith filled and inspirational books. We gather in the Art Room of the school for discussion and fellowship. Cindy Santay (630)963-9187 [email protected]
Adult Sing with other adult members of our choir during the 10:15 Mass. All vocal parts are welcome. Resurrection This dedicated group of singers ministers at our funeral liturgies, which are usually Monday-Saturday. The choir arrives a half hour before the Mass in order to warm-up and rehearse. Cantor Leads the congregation in song during the celebration of […]
Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP) is a movement designed to bring every parishioner into a deeper and more joyful relationship with Jesus and His Church. Through the course of a renewal weekend in which you share food, fun, and fellowship with other parishioners, you have an opportunity to encounter Christ and consider becoming His disciple. […]
The Divine Mercy Feast is celebrated on the second Sunday of Easter. Our Lady of Peace Parish 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. We welcome anyone interested in helping in the following areas: promotion […]
Come and pray before our Lord in the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for 1 hour each first Friday of the month.
Assist our priests in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass. Dave Bertram 630-853-5068
Collect, sort and distribute food for those in need on a weekly basis. There are hungry households in Darien and in our surrounding municipalities. The Food Pantry is the pipeline between our parishioners who give, and the hungry households who need. Distribution is on Wednesdays between 9:30 and 11:00 AM. Len Benes H 630-971-1902 C […]
Welcome one another, then, as Christ welcomed you, for the glory of God” (Rom 15:7) Greeters serve as representatives of the faith community in welcoming parishioners and visitors to the weekend masses. Pat Charnas 630-341-1782, Deb Serrao 630-963-3998
The Holy Name Society members of Our Lady of Peace Parish meet monthly, September through June. All men of the parish, 21 years of age and older whose membership is approved by the Reverend Pastor, who have been formally received and whose names have been inscribed in the official register, shall be members of the […]
Joyfulsongolp.wordpress.com This group of young singers ministers at our 6:30 PM Sunday Mass. They rehearse on Thursday evenings and before Mass. Malinee-708-828-2138
Prepare and proclaim the Word of God in the midst of the assembly. Dave Bertram 630-853-5068
On Fridays at 8 AM in the church hall, the Legionary meet for prayer, study, discuss reports, and to receive the week’s assigned Legionary work. The work activities include, among other things, leading a rosary at a wake or nursing home and providing transportation to parishioners in need. Amelia Pecora 630-973-0488
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 us when no longer needed. Dan & Mary Sackett 630-852-4330
Prepare and deliver meals on a short-term basis to parishioners in crisis. Kathy Petrak 630-910-4573
Choirs: John Berardi 708-828-2138 Adult Sing with other adult members of our choir during the 10:15 Mass. All vocal parts are welcome. Resurrection This dedicated group of singers ministers at our funeral liturgies, which are usually Monday-Saturday. The choir arrives a half hour before the Mass in order to warm-up and rehearse. Joyful Song Ensemble Sing and play music […]
The parish council, in collaboration with the pastor, assumes the overall well-being of the parish, present and future, through strategic planning and proposing practical solutions to the ongoing life of the parish. Members are committed to the parish as a whole, are able to attend meetings and can work collaboratively with each other and the […]
Visitation and Eucharistic ministry to homebound and hospitalized parishioners.
“FOR WHERE TWO OR THREE ARE GATHERED TOGETHER IN MY NAME, THERE AM I IN THE MIDST OF THEM.” MATT 18:20 Our Lady of Peace St. Teresa of Calcutta Prayer Group Please join us on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM in the back chapel of the church to unite in prayer. The needs of this […]
Advisory board of parents who collaborate with the Religious Education staff in suggesting policies for the program.
Share your gift of faith with public school students from our parish by teaching a class once per week during the school year.
Help with enhancing existing programs. Share your time and talent at various events such as: planning for special prayers or liturgical services, Christmas programs and seasonal events.
Step in and teach a Religious Education class in the event of a catechist’s absence. Advance notice and lesson plans are provided.