A Letter From Our Pastor

Notice: From the Desk of Fr. Brian Chadwick
The norms for Stage 4, began June 12, allowing for 257 people as maximum attendance for the OLG church building. That number will accommodate our normal weekend Mass crowds for our parish. Our Mass schedule is altered. Sunday, 5:30 pm Mass will resume at a later date. Saturday,Vigil Mass will remain unchanged at 4:30 pm, and we will have Sunday morning Masses 8:00 am and 10:30 am. Social distancing is required. Wearing a mask is encouraged for your safety and the safety of others. Entrances will be in the front of the church, through the church vestibule, and at the back of the church, in the breezeway between church and school.
As a reminder, Bishop McClory has dispensed all of the faithful from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass until August 15.
Weekday Mass at OLG has resumed on June 1, Monday through Friday, at 8:30am, following social distance norms. Weekday Mass will be in the church, not the chapel, until further notice. Saturday morning weekday Mass will resume at a later date.

Masses Resume for the Following:
    Saturday Vigil     4:30 pm
      Sunday Mass      8:00 am and 10:30 am   (NO EVENING MASS AT THIS TIME)

ONLY 2 ENTRANCES INTO THE CHURCH
ENTRANCE (1) WILL BE FRONT DOORS:  THROUGH CHURCH VESTIBULE
ENTRANCE (2) WILL BACK DOORS: AT THE BREEZEWAY BETWEEN CHURCH & SCHOOL (ADJACENT TO SCHOOL PARKING LOT)
SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED
FAMILIES CAN SIT TOGETHER
INDIVIDUALS PLEASE SOCIAL DISTANCE
Wearing a mask is encourage for your safety and the safety of others

The Vigil Mass will be Replayed Live on Sunday @ 10:30 AM
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFhH-Mpyzz5iyyYfu9qQzsRB8NKKO3BHj

Resources Below
OLG Parish YouTube Channel:   OLG Youtube Channel
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops    http://www.usccb.org/
Gary Diocese Link (Bishop’s letter and updates)   https://www.dcgary.org
Spiritual Links   
https://www.dcgary.org/spiritual-resources.html
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Religious Education News

religious education2ALL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES  are going to be on TUESDAY EVENINGS from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Classes are for Public school students ages 4-14.

FALL REGISTRATION: Begins August 3, 2020 If your student(s) are new to our program, please bring a Baptismal Certificate. Thank you!

CONTACT PERSON: Donna Velez, Director of Religious Education 219-972-6388 Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Religious Education office is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, you can leave a voice message or send an email.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a 2 year program of study and preparation in which persons become Catholic through receiving the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. This process is for those who have never been baptized, baptized in a non-Catholic Christian tradition or baptized in the Catholic faith and never received the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation and are over the age of 7. Please call the Religious Education office for more information.


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