Stations of the Cross will take place every Friday in Lent beginning March 8th at 7:00am, 1:15pm (with the School) and 7:00pm. All are welcome.
No Morning Masses during Holy Week:
Holy Thursday - April 18, Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30pm
Good Friday - April 19, Service of the Lord's Passion at 3pm, Living Stations at 7:30pm
Holy Saturday - April 20, Paschal Vigil at 8pm
Easter Sunday - April 21, Masses at 7:00am, 8:30am (Church & Gym), 10:30am (Church & Gym), 12:15pm (English Mass in Church, Burmese Mass in Gym).
Society of St. Praxedes - Friday, March 22 at 7pm
Are you over 45 years old and looking for a community filled with like-minded singles to share social, spiritual, and service experiences? Our group will meet for dinner on March 22 at 6:30pm at JJ Bistro N684N Gary Ave. We will be ordering off of their regular menu and each person will responsible to pay their own way. Please RSVP to email@example.com. Upcoming meetings are Friday April 12, April 26, May 10 and May 24
Mothers' Brunch - April 6th
Please join us for mass at 8AM at St. Michael Catholic Church, followed by a Mother’s Brunch in the Parish Center featuring guest speaker, Wendie Connors. Wendie Connors is an author and speaker, and will weave a tapestry of scripture, story, humor, and life experience that creates a spirited look at the calling of motherhood.There is no charge for the event, hosted by the St. Michael Women’s Faith Group. Please RSVP here.
Denice & Ron Kinsley Blood Drive - Thursday, April 11
The Wheaton Knights of Columbus will be holding a Blood Drive fromo 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Faith Center. Sign up after Masses March 30/31. Walk-ins Welcome.
Holy Mass in the Burmese Language - 2nd Sunday of the Month
Fr. Peter Dee De of Ft. Wayne, Indiana will celebrate Holy Mass in the Burmese Language at St Michael at 2:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month, including the following dates: April 14. May 12, June 16. Dates are subject to change. Please contact Albert Suan Khan Mung at (630) 473-5719 for more information.
Formed Catholic Online Resources
St. Michael parishioners will have access to dozens of Catholic movies, documentaries, books, and study programs from the online library Formed. Register here for free using parish code: R7TQVR Check out our Children's content!
Lighthouse Catholic Media Kiosk
Stop by our Lighthouse Catholic Media Kiosk in the west end of the Narthex. Great Catholic resources such as CD's, books, and booklets are available for a small donation. Don't miss this chance to grow in faith and devotion.
Middle School Youth Ministry Upcoming Events & Forms
High School Youth Ministry Upcoming Events & Forms
Join us on Sunday nights each week from 7-9pm in the Faith Center!
Joyce Jones, Organist - March 31, 5pm
Joyce Jones is a world-renowned organist and has performed in all fifty of the United States and thirteen countries. Her program will show why her skill and energetic performances have made her a popular organist with all ages and societies around the world. This is a program that can’t be missed. Presented by Great Music in a Great Space: St. Michael Concerts and The Joe & Helen Keim Organ Concert Series. This concert is free. A free will offering will be received.
Communio - Friday, April 5 from 7-9pm
Join us in the Church for an evening of Adoration and Prayer. Our guest speaker will be Fr. John Honiotes, Parochial Vicar at St. Raphael in Naperville, who will be speaking to us on Unpacking the Mystery of the Mass. The evening will begin with the Stations of the Cross from 7-7:30pm followed by Fr. John Honiotes. Eucharistic Adoration and confessions will be offered from 8-9pm. Refreshments available afterwards. We hope you can join us! Communio kicks off our monthly “Prayer First: Forty Hours Devotion” every first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the Adoration Chapel. To sign up for a monthly hour, please sign up here!
Fish Fry - April 5 & 12, 5:00pm-7:30pm
Fish Fry in the Parish Center. Tickets sold at the door! Adults $12; Seniors $10; Junior $7; Pizza $5. Drive-through and Take-out available. Beer, wine, and homemade baked goods available for purchase
The Bible Timeline - Begins Tuesday, April 9th at 7pm
The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation is a fascinating Bible study that will take you on a journey through the entire Bible. Go deep into each period of salvation history and discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. Using a unique color-coded system,you will see how all the major people, places, and events of the Bible reveal the remarkable story of our faith. This Bible Study will will meet Tuesdays beginning on April 9 at 7pm in the Adult Formation room of the Faith Center. Please register in advance with John Ellison at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 462-5045.
Mass & Anointing of the Sick - Sat, April 13th at 10am
The Mass will also include a special blessing for caregivers.
Who can receive anointing?
Those suffering from sickness, mental or physical illness, frailty, or old age
Before a surgery or operation
Any of the faithful in danger of death
The sacrament may be repeated if a condition worsens or there is a new illness after being anointed
For more information contact Thecla Rettberg, Parish nurse at email@example.com or (630) 462-5042.
Vespers at St. Michael Church - Sundays
Are you interested in learning the chanted liturgy of Sunday evening prayer? Please join us Sunday evenings at 7pm in the Church as we celebrate the beauty, dignity, and sacredness of the chanted vespers service. Open to all!