Parish Mission Statement

Saint 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 2017-18  [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 family program for families with children from Kindergarten through High School utilizing the Family Catechesis Model. This model has been adopted to the needs of Saint Andrew families after two years of working with families and publishers to have the most flexible and dynamic program we can offer. Click to read more »

Theology on Tap Summer 2017  [CHURCH]

Theology on Tap is getting ready to kick off this summer and Saint Andrew Young Adults are getting ready for a great series!

Want to hang out with other Catholic young adults? Want to learn more about faith? Want to meet some of the movers and leaders in the Catholic Church in a low-key environment?

Then join us for any one of the Theology on Tap evenings planned this summer and learn more about all the opportunities at www.totchicago.org Click to read more »

One Book One Parish 2017  [CHURCH]

“God wants you to be happy. Why resist?“

The former quotation contains a very powerful statement and a very intriguing question and is the set up for One Book One Parish at Saint Andrew Parish in 2017. We’re excited to invite parishioners into our year long journey of spiritual enrichment and for that reason we are providing a copy of the book to every adult, young adult, and youth of our parish. Pick up a copy of the book for free at church and read along. For more information about the book,  Click to read more »

Gifts Given – Gifts Received  [CHURCH]

During the coming year, our reminder to be stewards of Saint Andrew Parish will comen in the form of monthly reflections on the words spoken at Mass and witnesses from parishioners on the gifts they share with the parish and the gifts they have received. Read more… Click to read more »

Enrich – Expand – Grow  [CHURCH]

We’ve started our Capital Campaign! Help us to get out the word by volunteering! We need willing and able volunteers to help us reach out to every member of our community so that everyone will have the opportunity to make a gift to support the campaign. Read more to find out about planned projects and the current status of the campaign.

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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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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.