Guadalupe Novena Begins on Sunday December 3

A novena in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, will be celebrated every evening from December 3 through 12 at St. Pius V parish.

Services on Sunday evening (December 3) begin with Mass at 6:30 pm. The novena services on the other evenings (December 4-11) begin with Confessions at 6:00 pm, praying of the Rosary at 6:30 pm, and Mass at 7:00 pm followed by a gathering in the parish hall.

Services on December 11-12 include Midnight Mass at 12:00 am, Misa de Mañanitas at 5:00 am, procession and Rosary at 6:00 pm, and Mass of the Roses at 7:00 pm.

The preacher for the novena is Fr. Gustavo Correa-Parra, a priest from Michoacan, who also preached our novena in 2013.

All are invited and welcome!

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.