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"When you are open to wonder, opportunities abound."
~ Kristi Nelson ~
Dear Friends - 

Happy November!
November is a month of remembering and thanksgiving, so to celebrate, our weekly newsletter will share a prayer of gratitude each week throughout the month.
In recognition of the Feast of All Saints, The Feast of All Souls, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, and Black Catholic History Month, let us take time out of our busy lives to remember, celebrate, and give thanks to those who came before us.
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Kickapoo Red Flint Corn Harvest Blessing: On Sunday, October 22, we gathered for a Harvest Blessing of the Kickapoo Red Flint corn led by Sister Bea Hernandez, the Justice and Peace Coordinator for the Wheaton Franciscans.
Indonesian Province Leadership Election

Forwarding from the Indonesia Province:
Many Greetings from Indonesia.
Our Chapter finished on Friday, October 21, 2022.
I would like to say thank you very much for praying for our all FCJM sisters in all countries. We are so glad because our Chapter has gone well.

The newly [elected] Province Leadership is (2022-2026):
  • Sr. M. Theodosia Tinambunan FCJM : Provincial Directress
  • Sr. M. Lydia Simbolon FCJM : Assistant Provincial
  • Sr. M. Agnes Tambunan FCJM  : Council
  • Sr. M. Lusiana Sianturi FCJM : Council
  • Sr. M. Emiliana Situmoragn FCJM : Council

Sr. Ivoline

Join us this
Sunday, Nov 6
in the Promenade following the 10:30am* mass

*Remember to change your clocks back!
Attend in-person at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel or tune in to the Livestream on our YouTube Channel.
The Invitational Church Circle of the Wheaton Franciscan and IBVM Communities invites you to help patrons of the Neighborhood food pantry prepare Thanksgiving dinner.

Sponsor a small or large family: Fill a paper grocery bag with non-perishable items customarily used at Thanksgiving.

Provide one or two non-perishable items from the list below. We will combine your items with others to create bags

Provide a $25.00 gift card from Jewel/Osco to assist families with buying perishable items.

Bring bags/items/gift cards to:
Wheaton Franciscans Our Lady of the Angels Chapel 
26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL, Entrance #7
before mass on Sunday, November 13, 2022
Take advantage of our 
drive-up option on
Sunday, November 13,
from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

at Wheaton Franciscans, Entrance #7


Donations also accepted
Monday, November 14 – Thursday, November 17
from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
at Wheaton Franciscan Administrative Entrance #5

Download the Printable Grocery Lists
This month's Weavings Reflection is a two-part haiku series focusing on the "...natural world [as] a window into the holiness of God."

Meet our November Collaborators! 
Discover more about the organizations working with us to help meet the needs of the times.

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Please Remember
  • All participants must be vaccinated
  • All participants must wear a mask for the duration of the Mass.
  • Enter the building through Entrance #7 and exit the same way.
  • All other locations in Our Lady of the Angels remain closed to the public.
Please continue to stay connected with us through this newsletter and Sunday Livestream. Schedule changes are also listed on the Home Page of our website,

Please continue to check our website and this newsletter for updates on the liturgy schedule. If you miss the livestream of the service, you will find it archived on our YouTube Channel. 

Additionally, you can find audio recordings of the Sunday and Holiday homilies on our "Homilies & Reflections" page or by searching Wheaton Franciscans in your preferred podcast player. 


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