These ministries Serve the parish community by sharing their time and talent.
Baptismal Garment Maker
This ministry provides a handmade garment which is given to a newly baptized baby. The garment symbolizes the new life of the Holy Spirit given in Baptism and welcomes the newly baptized child into the church family.
If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact the parish office at 630-837-5411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The bereavement ministry lends support to family members in times of need immediately after the loss of a loved one with prayer for the mourners at the wake of the deceased.
If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact our permanent Deacon Dave Sattler at SPDBereavementMinistry@gmail.com
Minister of Care
Ministers of Care are needed to take the Eucharist to those who cannot leave their home or the hospital. Mandatory training sessions offer insight into the manner and procedures needed to exercise in individual circumstances.
If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Joy Gallagher at SPDMinisterofCare@gmail.com.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Crafters knit or crochet shawls to be given to anyone in a time of illness, sorrow, transition, challenge and joyous occasions in life. The crafter begins each shawl with prayers and blessings. Prayers are continued throughout the creation.When complete, the shawl is offered as a final blessing before being sent on its way.
If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Terry Sattler at 630-837-4815.
WIN - When In Need Ministry
The When In Need ministry provides a helping hand to people in our community who have fallen on hard times and need urgent assistance with food, housing, utilities, medicine, or other basic needs. Whether or not the ministry is able to help the applicant, other avenues of assistance are provided.
If you are in need, please complete the WIN application and contact the parish office at 630-837-5411 for further assistance.
The food pantry provides food assistance to parishioners and those around the community. The food pantry is open every Saturday, 9 am - 11 am in the lower level of the Chapel. For more information click on Food Pantry.
If you or someone you know is in need, or you are interested in volunteering, please email email@example.com.