Parish Mission Statement

St. Andrew Parish, a diverse Catholic community enlightened by Christ's love, engages and empowers individuals to live a life of faith in action through a commitment to the Sacraments, evangelization, education, and service to the Church and the community.

Religious Education 2016-17  [CHURCH]

Looking for a way to teach your children about the faith? We have something for you!

Saint Andrew Religious Education (RE) will offer a revamped program this year for children from Kindergarten through High School utilizing the Family Catechesis Model. This model has been adopted by Saint Andrew after very positive feedback from parents and families. Read more about the reason for the changes at this link

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Young Adult Ministries – Summer 2016  [CHURCH]

Saint Andrew is excited to be part of several events for Catholic young adults (in there 20s and 30s, married and single) in the Lakeview neighborhood this summer. Theology on Tap  held at Mrs. Murphy and Son’s Irish Bistro (Wednesdays in July) and World Youth Day Chicago (July 30 and 31). Continue reading for more information.

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North Side Kairos 2016  [CHURCH]

The North Side Kairos Retreat will be held on August 12 to August 15 for incoming juniors and seniors and outgoing seniors in high school. The retreat is known for its excellence in meeting high school students where they are at and accompanying them on their journey though life.

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RCIA Team  [CHURCH]

Lend A Hand – Get Involved at Saint Andrew
We are seeking parishioners interested in serving on our RCIA Team (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults). This team would help to welcome interested adults in becoming Catholic or completing their Confirmation/First Communion.

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Be a Part of Parish Transformation  [CHURCH]

We need your help in transforming Saint Andrew Church through Parish Transformation.

Here are three steps how:

  • Get familiar with the Parish Transformation Action Plan
  • Look around and think how your energy and time can fulfill an action item on the plan or a new action item built around one of the 3 Objectives or 4 Building Blocks of the plan
  • Make a proposal to the pastoral staff using this template. We’ll help you with the rest.

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One Book One Parish 2016  [CHURCH]

St. Andrew Parish is participating in a year-long program for the spiritual wellness and renewal of its members called One Book One Parish.
This initiative came out of Parish Transformation that began last Spring. For this program, St. Andrew Parish has a gift for each household in the parish. The book “Seven Keys to Spiritual Wellness” by Joe Paprocki was given to parishioners on the feast of the Epiphany, January 2 and 3, 2016. If your household did not receive this book, come by the parish office during business hours to pick up a copy.

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St. Andrew Parish is using FLOCKNOTE!  [CHURCH]

December 6, 2015 St. Andrew Parish launched the use of Flocknote for the parish. This is a robust communication platform built for parishes. It is similar to Constant Contact or other email platforms, but also does texting, polling, event RSVPs, and group bulletin boards, all while allowing users to control how they receive messages and from what groups within the parish. Read more to find a short video that explains more about the program and also to see a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

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Give Central  [CHURCH]

As we transition to a new online giving service, Give Central, please visit our new electronic giving and Sunday offering page to sign up today!

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Your recurring support through online and electronic giving is essential to sustaining and growing the life and ministries of our Parish.

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