What’s Up
February 1, 2024


Support Waterleaf with Holy Cross Parish -- Waterleaf Women’s Center is holding its virtual baby bottle fundraiser drive. To participate with Holy Cross Parish, donate online at https://secure.fundeasy.com/ministrysync/event/website/home/?e=26472 through the third weekend of February, Feb. 17-18.

Note: Waterleaf Women’s Center does not perform nor refer for abortions.


Organ concert Feb. 4 -- St. Mary Parish will host an organ concert Feb. 4, 4 p.m., at the church, 400 Fulton St. Jeffrey Neufeld, music director and organist for First Congregational Church of Elgin, will perform. Will support the restoration of the parish pipe organ.

Dinner dance Feb. 23 -- St. Joseph Parish will hold its annual dinner dance Feb. 23 at The Seville, 700 S. Barrington Rd., Streamwood. Tickets are available in the parish office; call 847-931-2800. Cost: $70. Purchase with cash only.

Chili for Charity Feb. 24 -- The Knights of Columbus Council #654 at St. Thomas More Parish will hold their chili fundraiser Feb. 24, 3:30-7 p.m., at. the St. Thomas More gym, 1625 W. Highland Ave. Meal includes chili, hot dogs, sides and beverages. Family entertainment provided. Adult and student cooks can sign up for the chili contest at https://uknight.org/CouncilSite/CouncilNews.asp?CNO=654Ad deadline is Feb. 12. Tickets are $10 at the door or $9 in advance.
Info: Chris Gulik, 630-643-5351, [email protected]


Chili fundraiser for Madonna Renewal Center Feb. 10 -- St. Thomas Aquinas Parish will host a “Valentines Chili Fest” fundraiser for the Madonna Renewal Center on Feb. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the parish, 1400 Kiwanis Dr. Chili dinner will also include cornbread, drinks and homemade dessert. There will be door prizes and a raffle for a loveseat sofa; tickets are $5/each or six for $20. Cost: $10/adult; $5/child.
Info: Peggy Shannon, 224-383-5601, [email protected]


CWL pre-Lenten Mass and reflection Feb. 13 -- The   Catholic   Women’s League will hold a “Pre-Lenten Mass and Reflection” Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. Bernadette Parish, 2400 Bell Ave. Cost: $20. RSVP by Feb. 6 by writing a check to “Catholic Women’s League” and mailing it to Marla Wilson, 631 N. Longwood Street #101A, Rockford IL 61107.
Info: Marla Wilson, 815-987-9897



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