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125th anniversary of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Blog, Featured | 1 comment

125th anniversary of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish

I am so blessed to be here to celebrate the 125th anniversary of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish. What seems like a short time ago, I came to Calumet City to serve as Pastor of this church.  I must admit that when presented with this assignment, I had little knowledge of  Calumet City. On my first visit, I found a beautiful church building.  What I learned very quickly was that the people are what make this a loving, faith-based parish.  It is the people who have been a part of this church for all of their lives, those who have worshiped here for many years and still others...

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Sing A New Song Unto The Lord!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Blog, Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sing A New Song Unto The Lord!

We would like to introduce you to the talented folks who add so much to Mass with their beautiful voices. Music greatly enhances the Liturgy experience and assists the congregation in singing at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  St. Andrew’s choir is composed of a multitude of voices from high school age to senior citizen.  This multifaceted group sings with great “heart” to praise the Lord. Their voices are heard at 10:00 Mass each Sunday and on Holy Days and Feast Days.  In addition, we have gifted cantors along with our organist participating at 5:00 Mass...

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Community Meal

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Blog, Featured, News | 0 comments

Community Meal

“For I was hungry and you gave me to eat; I was thirsty and you gave me to drink; I was a stranger and you took me in”  (Matthew 25:35)   Each week, a small group of dedicated parishioners put these words of Jesus into practice through their service in our COMMUNITY MEAL MINISTRY. On Wednesdays, for the last year and a half, from 4:00 until 5:00 in our gym, this wonderful ministry offer meals to the hungry of our community.  About 25-40 people depend on this ministry for a small dinner.  The food is donated by ministry members as well as from other individuals.  On last...

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C.R.E.W.

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Blog, Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

C.R.E.W.

St. Andrew Parish is excited to announce that we are a partner in a new community outreach program for Calumet City Youth. C.R.E.W. (Community Resource and Education Workshop) is an initiative with the Calumet City Police and Fire Departments, Housing Authority of Cook County and community churches.  With the support of local businesses and other organizations, C.R.E.W. will provide a structured after school program, giving young people from 1st grade and up a safe and productive place to learn and play after school. Participants will be provided with an after school snack, quiet time...

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FAMILY FEST

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Blog, Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

FAMILY FEST

ST. ANDREW FAMILY FEST Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Music by “The Relics” from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m.    Food, drink and raffles Sunday, June 25, 2017, 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Music by “The Music Company” from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Children games from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  

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Lectio Divina – PRAYER

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Blog, Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Lectio Divina – PRAYER

NEW BIBLE STUDY Sessions: Tuesday March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 4th & 18th 2017 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM St. Andrew the Apostle School building, St. John Paul II room. Cost: $20.00 For More Information Contact the Rectory at 708-862-4165 or Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the discipline of Lectio Divina to show you how to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy. In six video sessions, Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God captures the secret to opening our hearts and minds to Scripture as the means to hear from God and then respond in conversation, basking in his presence...

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