Melinda Collins from Spirit Juice Studios took some beautiful photos at Sr. Kate and Sr. Alicia’s Final Vows. Enjoy them on Flickr by clicking here.
Our Christmas Celebration was spectacular! On Saturday December 14, 2013 we welcomed nearly 1,400 neighbors and volunteers for this beautiful event. We hosted a prayer service in the Church, followed by a delicious lunch and gifts for all. Thank you to those who have made Christmas so special for our friends!
On Saturday November 23 we hosted a Thanksgiving Prayer Breakfast for our neighborhood. Every family received a turkey and all the trimmings for their Thanksgiving Dinner. We are so grateful for all those who helped make this a beautiful celebration of God’s love and our gratitude for all He has done to sustain the Mission and help us provide for our brothers and sister in need. We served 150 families, and over 700 neighbors and volunteers joined us for the morning. Enjoy the pictures!
Our community hosted our monthly Food Give Away as well as a Block Party for our neighborhood on October 5, 2013. Thanks to all who came to help, especially the students from Build On. God bless you!
Fr. Bob and the Franciscan community were joined by hundreds of volunteers on Saturday December 14, 2012, to help make Christmas bright for our neighbors on Chicago’s West Side–over 1,500 guests came to enjoy a beautiful prayer service, delicious meal and receive Christmas gifts–over 5,000 were collected for our neighborhood! God bless you all for your generosity!
Chicago area vocalisits and musicians came together on Saturday December 8, 2012 to share beautiful music at Our Lady of the Angels Church. 200 guests enjoyed the beautiful music and reception at Our Lady of the Angels Church. Special thanks to Clint Funk for allowing us to share his photos. Music from Venite Adoreums Dominum Album, Mundelein Seminary (www.USML.edu)
Here is a slide show documenting the renovations of Our Lady of the Angels Church, where much of our outreach takes place.
Here are more pictures of the Church renovations–this slide show documents the renovation of the Church Basement hall, home of our community dinners and Bible camps!
Click here to see the photo gallery hosted by the Chicago Tribune. Photos were taken by Tony Perez in November/December 2011 during the restoration of Our Lady of the Angels Church.