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Click HERE to read the cardinal's decree on the joining of Our Lady of the Ridge and St. Linus.

Wednesday, February 17th, the archdiocese announced that, beginning July 1st, the new pastor of Our Lady of the Ridge and St. Linus Parish will be Reverend Mark Walter, the current pastor of St. Linus.

Over the next few months, the archdiocese and the pastors of the current parishes will support the communities in their transition to the new parish and school structures. The archdiocese’s Renew My Church Accompaniment Team will work with local leaders to ensure the uniting faith communities and staff are supported through this time of change. All parishes will embark on the next phase of renewal to become stronger, more sustainable and capable of reaching more people in their work of making disciples of Jesus Christ, building communities and inspiring witness.



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The Our Lady of the Ridge Knights of Columbus would like to thank everyone who donated to the 40 cans of Lent food campaign. We have collected about 3200 lbs of non perishables for St. Vincent DePaul and the Port Ministry. I would also like to thank Fr. Wayne for allowing us to run another successful campaign. Without his support this would not have been possible.

The Knights are again participating in the Baby Bottle Project to support the Women's Centers of Greater Chicagoland. Please return the bottles Mother's Day weekend, May 8-9.



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St. Linus Men's Golf League We have openings for new members and want to invite Our Lady of the Ridge men to join our league. We play at 9am on Thursdays, mid-May to September at Stony Creek Golf Course, 5850 West 103rd Street, Oak Lawn. Golf is good for you: getting outside, fresh air, exercise, friendly members. We play nine holes in the league, but you can play on for eighteen, if you like. Most everybody stops for a beer or a soft drink on the patio afterwards. Lunch is available, too. Click HERE for course info. If you are interested, annual dues are $25. Send a check to Chuck Shanle, 5304 Stony Creek Drive, Oak Lawn, IL 60453. If you have questions, call Fred Metz (708-972-8866), Bob Kellam (312-405-7380), or Bill Parks (708-267-1516).





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Split the Pot - Drop both your Sunday Offertory envelope and your Split the Pot/Share the Gift envelope in the collection basket as you enter church. If you are unable to attend Sunday Mass due to Mass capacity restrictions, you can drop off both envelopes through the mail slot in the rectory front door. Please remember that both the Sunday offertory envelope and the Split the Pot/Share the Gift envelope must be turned in together in order to participate. The results of the Split the Pot/Share the Gift drawing will be posted here each week. Thank you and stay safe. For more details click HERE.

From Sunday, April 25, 2021, envelope number 0517 was drawn for the Share the Gift/Split the Pot drawing. We are happy to announce that the parishioner assigned to this number participated by submitting both required envelopes. The parishioner won $6,888.50, CONGRATULATIONS!

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Prayer Ministry - One of the many gifts that Jesus has given to His church is the gift of healing prayer. Our Lady of the Ridge has Prayer Ministers who have completed a formation program for this ministry. They are available to you as the need arises in your life. Our prayer ministers are available to pray with you after weekend liturgies one Sunday per month and by appointment. Due to the Covid-19 situation, our next scheduled Prayer Ministry dates are pending. To make a unique appointment, please call the Rectory (425-3800), leave your contact information, and a prayer minister will call to confirm your appointment.
Click here for more information.



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Adoration Chapel - Due to Covid-19, the chapel is currently closed. Adoration takes place in the church each Friday from 5:00-7:00 PM. While you can simply walk in, it's best to register in advance. HERE.

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RCIA - Are you Catholic and wish to complete the sacraments? Are you of another faith and wish to join the Catholic community? Call the rectory (708-425-3800)

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Click HERE to download the current lector schedule.