Important Dates in November!

Saturday, November 4 will be our annual Mass at St Vincent Ferrer Parish, 1530 Jackson Avenue, River Forest. Mass begins at 5:30 pm followed by dinner and community sharing. A bus will leave from the parish at 4:00 pm.

Leadership Meeting: There will be a parish leadership meeting on Wednesday, November 15 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the church basement.

Volunteer Night: All volunteers of the parish are invited to a special “thank-you” event on Saturday, November 18 in the church basement from 6:30 pm-9 pm.

Thanksgiving Day Mass and Dinner: All are invited to a Mass at 11:00 am and our annual community dinner at 12:30 pm on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.

Thank you!

Thanks to all who helped make our parish banquet, Un Nuevo Amanecer, a great success! The music, food, and fellowship were wonderful! Almost 300 people participated in the event on October 21 in our parish hall, raising funds for our parish’s outreach and ministries.

We thank those who made donations through the silent auction, raffles, ad book, individual reservations, and tables.

In a special way, we thank our sponsors – El Milagro, La Hacienda Brands, and the Dominican Friars: Province of St. Albert the Great – for their extraordinary generosity!

To all who attended, planned, donated, or volunteered – thank you!

Un Nuevo Amanecer is Our New Fall Banquet on October 21!

This fall our parish family launches Un Nuevo Amanecer / A New Beginning – an annual parish banquet to support and enliven our mission to evangelize, educate, and empower our community in transition.

Un Nuevo Amanecer banquet will take place on October 21, 2017 beginning at 6:00 pm.

You are invited to participate in this banquet with your presence! Reservations are available for a donation of $50, which includes music, food, and wine with dinner. The evening will also feature a cash bar, silent auction, and raffles.

You can also support the parish by becoming a sponsor of the banquet or placing an ad in the program book for the event.

Sponsorships: Sponsors have a major impact on the success of the parish banquet and receive recognition and reservations at the event. For more information on sponsorships click here.

Ads in the program book: You have an opportunity to promote your business, honor someone, or remember a loved one who passed away by placing an ad in the event program book. Proceeds from the ads support our parish mission. For more information on the ad book click here.

All of us as a community of faith can make this banquet a great success and support for St. Pius V parish!

For questions or more information, please call our parish office at 312-226-6161.

Walk to End Diabetes 2017

Our annual walk to end diabetes on Saturday, September 30, brings together more than 3,500 walkers on the lakeshore in Chicago and in the area around Buffalo Grove.

Every mile that you walk and every dollar that you raise, contribute to the vision of the American Diabetes Association: a life from diabetes and all of its difficulties.

To take part in the walk or support the team from St. Pius V, please visit this website: