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Students who assist parish clergy as severs during Mass and who appreciate the liturgy, sacraments and worship experience.Click here for more information.
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, and […]Click here for more information.
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]Click here for more information.
For over 45 years Our Lady of Peace has been part of the City of Darien Blood Program. 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 and assisted at the July […]Click here for more information.
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]Click here for more information.
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 […]Click here for more information.
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. The Deacon Paul Brachle Food Pantry serves the communities of Darien, Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, […]Click here for more information.
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 […]Click here for more information.
Come and pray before our Lord in the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for 1 hour each first Friday of the month.Click here for more information.
Assists the priests and deacons in the distribution of the Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Christ, at Mass. Blesses members of the congregation who are unable to receive the Eucharist. Occasionally cleanses the vessels after Mass. Performs all tasks with reverence and dignity. Is faithful to the schedule of assignments and helpful in assuring […]Click here for more information.
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 630-963-3998Click here for more information.
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 […]Click here for more information.
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 event or gathering. Kathy Wanta […]Click here for more information.
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-630-712-2728Click here for more information.
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 her/his role (including reading of weekly parish announcements and possibly the Prayers of the Faithful). Is faithful to the schedule of assignments […]Click here for more information.
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 Mary’s motto […]Click here for more information.
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 630-852-4330Click here for more information.
Prepare and deliver meals on a short-term basis to parishioners in crisis. Kathy Petrak 630-910-4573Click here for more information.
The Mayslake Knights of Columbus is a “Roundtable” Council that services three parishes, with Our Lady of Peace as its “home base.” Our organization was founded in the 1880’s by the Venerable Michael J. McGivney in order to meet the needs of poor in the Baltimore area, specifically to provide food, shelter, clothing and financial security and aid for widows and orphans. Since then, […]Click here for more information.
Dear Ministry Leader, As you know, coordinating ministry volunteers, staff and the pastor can be a challenge. Parish and school ministries are run by wonderful volunteers who help grow parish life through their dedicated service. Throughout the year we see ministry groups come up with creative new ways to engage and serve our parishioners. For […]Click here for more information.
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. Cantor Leads the congregation in song during […]Click here for more information.
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 […]Click here for more information.
Visitation and Eucharistic ministry to homebound and hospitalized parishioners.Click here for more information.
“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 […]Click here for more information.