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Commemorating the Fallen

As we approach the anniversary of the horrible attack on our country on September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center in New York, it is also important to take the time to remember the loved and lost who are members of the Police, Fire, Medical, all First Responders Units, and Military. Therefore, the [...]

2022-09-10T12:56:09-05:00August 29th, 2022|Announcements, Video|

Searching for a New Office Manager

New Office Manager The Administrative Team of the Shrine is looking for a new member to help serve the Catholic spiritual needs of our community. This person would be our new Office Manager that will help us provide clerical and administrative services for our pilgrims. We are looking for a dedicated practicing Catholic with [...]

2022-04-01T12:28:31-05:00April 1st, 2022|Announcements, Announcements|

Renew My Church in Des Plaines

Dear friends: For the past months, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe has been engaged in the Archdiocesan process of renewing called “Renew My Church.” This process seeks to discern how we can best bring forth the work of evangelization to the center of the Church’s life and ministry. Part of that process [...]

Jesus Needs Honesty from Us

Dear Friends: Teens often have very real and tough questions about their faith. One question that often gets asked, primarily from a teen that is beginning to take ownership of his/her faith, is “why is religion important?”  Most parents misunderstand this line of questioning of their faith as a rejection of it, when in [...]

Message from our Rector for the V Sunday of Easter

Dear Friends: Even before the coming of the pandemic, the practice of the faith among Catholics has drastically reduced. More Catholics practice their faith only during baptisms, weddings, and funerals. Lax Catholics seem not to take seriously their baptismal call or even grow in the knowledge of their faith, the Church, the mission, [...]

2021-04-30T13:59:09-05:00April 30th, 2021|Announcements, Blog-English|
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