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Attorney General Report on IL Catholic Dioceses

The Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul published a report (the Report) on his office’s investigation of allegations of child sexual abuse against clergy in the six Illinois Catholic dioceses over a period of nearly 90 years. Cardinal Blase Cupich Statement (PDF) Cardinal Blase Cupich Video Illinois Catholic Diocese Summary OPCY[…]

Celebrating Dolores Scaletta

This week marks the 25th anniversary of Dolores Scaletta leading our Mission Ladies. We surprised her at the weekly Mission Ladies meeting to thank her for her service. Un-der her leadership, the group continues to grow in membership, making nearly 1,000 handmade items such as dolls, lap robes, footballs and[…]


Perhaps you recognize the above picture and are reminded that Spring is here with an update from the St. Cletus Fiacre Society. Maybe you don’t recognize the picture and are wondering, what is this ministry? St. Fiacre, a 7th Century Irish Monk, the patron Saint of Gardeners (also the patron[…]

Pray The Rosary Together – May 31

On Wednesday, May 31st at 7pm in the church, St. Cletus is inviting everyone to join in praying the Rosary together. The rosary has 20 mysteries to meditate upon, grouped into 4 groups of 5 mysteries – Joyful, Sorrowful, Luminous, and Glorious. Those categories are usually prayed on specific days[…]

Altar Server Invitation

Dear St. Cletus Children, May the peace and joy of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ be with you. It is my hope and prayer that our weekend liturgies will have altar servers at each Mass as well as other special celebrations we have throughout the year. I am extending to[…]

Food Pantry Matching Grant

Your support is critical to meeting the increased need for food across our communities. Thank you for helping us meet the full $35,000 match! We are so grateful for your generous support of our community. This allows us to prepare for upcoming needs, expand our hours and support, and provide[…]

Mother’s Day Baby Shower & Carnation Sale

Mother’s Day Weekend (May 13-14) the Area Respect Life Ministry will be collecting donations for Women’s Care Center in La Grange. Please see their Wish List for the most needed items and bring them to Mass with you! Volunteer Opportunity We are looking for volunteers to help sell flowers after[…]

Blessing of Easter Baskets

In many Eastern European countries, it’s a tradition to have a basket of food blessed on Holy Saturday. This Catholic ritual has been cherished for centuries among many families. It has now been adopted by people of all ethnic backgrounds who enjoy this richly symbolic custom. The blessing of the[…]

Holy Week Info from Fr. Mike

Dearest Liturgical Ministers, Teachers, Catechists, and Ministries While I wrote a short blurb for this weekend’s bulletin about Holy Week, Fr. Elmer and I thought it would a good idea to give a bit of a summary of what is happening at each of our major Holy Week liturgies. We[…]


Hey, High School Girls! Join us for HOOPS! We are looking for girls interested in forming a team for the girl’s basketball Church League this Spring! It would be a short season run-ning from April 15 until May 6 or 13. If interested please e-mail We are thinking the[…]

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