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“[A] journey becomes a pilgrimage as we discover, day by day, that the distance traveled is less important than the experience gained.”
~ Ernest Kurtz ~
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The IBVM General Congregation Elect New Leadership: Congratulations to the new General Congregation Leadership for the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM). After prayerful preparation and discernment on October 22, 2022, the delegates elected the Institute Leadership Team.
St. Clare Regional Community Fall Gathering: On Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, the Wheaton Franciscans gathered for the purpose of “reconnecting and deepening as the St. Clare Regional Community." 
The Invitational Church Circle of the Wheaton Franciscan and IBVM Communities invites you to help patrons of the Neighborhood food pantry prepare Thanksgiving dinner.
HERE ARE 3 WAYS TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

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
November Mass Calendar
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, wheatonfranciscan.org

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. 

Islamic Center of Naperville hosts Open Mosque Day
On behalf of the Islamic Center of Naperville, we would invite you to attend our Open Mosque Day on Sunday, October 30th from 11 AM to 3 PM. The purpose of this free event is to open the doors of our mosque to our neighbors, friends and colleagues and give them an opportunity to visit a mosque, something they may have never had a chance to do before.  Find out more about ICN>>>
 

Chicago Becomes Largest Midwestern City to Pass Back from the Brink Resolution
The Chicago City Council passed a resolution on July 20, 2022 calling on President Biden and Congress to cease spending federal tax dollars on nuclear weapons, embrace the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and make global disarmament a priority.
Read more>>>
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