Parish Picnic - August 19, 6pm
Plan to attend the annual St. Michael Parish Picnic Saturday August 19 in the parking lot immediately after the 5pm mass. Join us for food and games!

Has your High School Student received the Sacrament of Confirmation? If not, starting this fall we will begin a Confirmation Preparation Class specifically for high school students. The time of the class will be decided based on the schedule of the students. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated in the spring. For more information, or to register please contact Theresa Simeo at tsimeo@stmichaelcommunity.org or (630) 462-5047

St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive - August 26 & 27
The St. Vincent de Paul truck will be in our parking lot accepting: clothing, shoes, linens, and books in good or bad condition, small housewares and electronics. (NO baby equipment such as cribs, strollers, playpens, etc, NO televisions)

Journeymates - Begins September 10, Sunday Evenings 7-8pm
A New Community Forming for the Deepening of Spiritual Life and the Life of Prayer. Our Fall Focus is "Finding God in All Things: The Teaching of St. Ignatius of Loyola on Daily Prayer." All are welcome but space is limited. If interested please call or email John Ellison at jellison@stmichaelcommunity.org or 630-462-5045. Meet in the St. Michael Church Bridal Room.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) - September 12
Classes begin this Fall for those interested in becoming Catholic, as well as Catholics who have been away from the Church or who have not yet received the sacrament of Confirmation. Classes will be Tuesday evenings at 7pm, beginning September 12. please contact John Ellison if you are interested.  Jellison@stmichaelcommunity.org

The Great Adventure Bible Timeline - Join us for an in-depth study on the Bible using material from Catholic convert, speaker, and author Jeff Cavins. The study will be broken into three 8-week trimesters. A Tuesday morning study will begin September 12th from 9-10:30am  and a Thursday evening study will begin September 14th from 7-8:30pm.

Registration is now open! Contact John Ellison at Jellison@stmichaelcommunity.org for more information. This study will build on our introductory 8-week study. New participants are welcome however! A suggested donation of $35 covers the cost of workbook and materials.

Prayer Shawl Ministry - August 19
Knit or crochet prayer shawls for those in need in our community. We always welcome new members to join us in knitting or crocheting any time. We meet in the bridal room from 9 - 10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. Please stop in and see us and make some new friends - we’d love to have you!

Coming September 1 - 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. Stay tuned for more information!

Middle School Youth Ministry Upcoming Events & Forms

High School Youth Ministry Upcoming Events & Forms
Join us on Sunday nights each week during the summer at Kelly Park from 6:30-8:30pm!

Prayer and Potluck - August 27
Parishioners of all ages are invited to join the Sunday evening prayer and potluck gatherings. In the summer, we gather monthly in Kelly Park in Wheaton at 4:30p.m. We pray together at 5:00, and then we enjoy a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share. To learn more information or to be added to the email list, contact Dan and Lucy Rose (lucysrose@gmail.com) or Kevin and Karen Middlesworth (kmiddlesworth@gmail.com) Upcoming dates are:  August 27, September 17, and October 8

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.

There will be scheduled work by the City of Wheaton to replace two water mains. Work begins August 14th and will take place during business hours Monday through Friday, with minimal work planned on Saturdays. Scheduled water interruptions are expected, and advance notice will be given to the parish. Please check back for more details. Daytime parking & traffic may be affected due to road closures on West Street from Roosevelt Rd to Childs/Illinois St.