Date Fact
November 21, 1964 New title officially given to Mary during the Second Vatican Council by Pope Paul VI (closing of third session)
March 4, 1966 First new parish established in the City of Chicago by Archbishop Cody after becoming the new Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Chicago (shortly after returning home from close of Second Vatican Council
April 3, 1966 First Mass celebrated in the assembly hall of John V. Leigh Public School in Norridge
April 17, 1966 1st Baptism, Mary Lee Kranker, Parents Rudy Kranker and Carlene Di Joseph, Father Peter Hayes
May 1, 1966 Temporary church set up in shopping plaza on Cumberland and Lawrence
July 23, 1966 1st. Marriage, Dennis Michael Braun, Cynthia Marie Pappas, Father Peter Hayes
Fall 1966 Parish construction begins
Sep 4, 1966 Bridge Club established at OLMC
Oct 16, 1966 CCD Program underway
Jan 23, 1967 Holy Name Society established at OLMC
Feb 5, 1967 Holy Name Society elected officers
Feb 20, 1967 Women’s Sodality established later known as Women’s Club
April 2, 1967 Women’s Club first officers elected
April 7, 1967 1st Anniversary Dance held at Chevy Chase Country Club
May 14, 1967 1st Communion, 63 children
May 21, 1967 to June 30, 1969 Father John Shea, assigned as associate pastor by Archbishop Cody
June 25, 1967 Changes in Liturgy  – Mass in English
July 28, 1967 Father & Son Baseball Outing
August 13, 1967 Hoy Name Society’s 1st Men’s Golf Outing at Mohawk Country Club
August 20, 1967 St. Eugene and OLMC Bridge Club started.
September 3, 1967 Daily Mass times changed from 7:30am & 8:00am to 7:00am and 7:30am
October 3, 1967 First practice of the OLMC Choir
October 27, 1967 1st Teen Group event – Hayride Dance
Jan 21, 1968 Last Sunday in temporary church
January 28, 1968 1st mass in new church. Original Mass times: Sundays at 7:30a, 9a, 10:30a, 12p
Feb 23, 1968 First Card and Bunco Party after new church built
March 3, 1968 Sunday Mass times change to: 6am, 8am, 9:30am, 11am, 12:15pm,5pm
July 17, 1968 Holy Name Men’s Bowling at Corral Lanes
August 1968 Women’s bowling league established at OLMC at Holiday Alleys
May 19, 1968 CYO Softball Team started
May 26, 1968 1st Confirmation, 68 youth, 7 adults, Bishop. William McManus
July 1968 Women’s Bowling League (Bowling Bells) established at OLMC; played at Corral Lanes
Nov 1968 Teen Club establishment
November 24, 1968 Parish Church and parish center Dedication
May 7, 1969 Women’s Club Fashion Show evening event
Jul 1, 1969 –Sept. 1971 Fr. Francis L. Johnson appointed as associate pastor
Sep 19, 1969 Teen Bowling league started
November 21-23, 1969 1st Annual Fall Festival
January 3, 1970 5pm Saturday Evening Mass fulfilling Sunday obligation began
January 4, 1970 New Sunday mass schedule: 6am, 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 5pm
February 22, 1970 6am Sunday mass time eliminated
Aug 23, 1970 to 1975 Sr. Patricia Orlinski served at OLMC as CCD Coordinator
Sept 1970 – Sept. 1972 Sr. Mary Lunardi, SND started an Adult Education Program at OLMC
Mar 14-19, 1971 Fr. Jerome Heyman, OSA conducted first Lenten mission at OLMC
April 17, 1971 5th Anniversary Celebration held in parish hall
1971 Liturgy Team initiated
May 1971 Senior Citizen Club established at OLMC
May 25, 1971 Senior Citizen Club renamed Friendship Club
November 1971 New Rectory Occupied (add address)
November 21, 1971 Chicken Social Dinner, over 1200 meals served
January 30, 1972 Holy Name Pancake Breakfast, $1.00/person
Jun 1972-Jun 1979 Fr. William Lupo associate pastor
May 27, 1973 5pm Sunday mass eliminated
January 1974 Offeratory procession now included the collection brought to the altar
June, 1974 Holy Name Society Annual Baseball Outing
Sept. 1974 Second floor addition to Hayes Center began
Sept 30, 1974 Women’s Club – 1st “Dinner is Served”
October 1974 ICF – Parish Benefit Dinner
June 8, 1975 Ordination of Aldo Vendramin – first priest from OLMC ordained.  First Mass on June 15, 1975
Aug 1975 Choir Practice with Rita Rooney
Aug 1975 Fr. Chester Nowicki SVD  weekend assistant priest
Sept 28, 1975 Family Liturgy Sunday begins – 4th Sunday
Apr 23, 1976 10th Anniversary Dance held at Allgauer’s Fireside Restaurant
November 1977 St. Anselm’s became our Sharing Parish
May 1977 Option of receiving Communion in the hand approved.
June 1977 First Anointing of the Sick – 2:00 pm Mass
June 12, 1979 Father Lupo transferred to St. Mary’s in Des Plaines
July 1, 1979 to Sep 1, 1980 Fr. Russell Romano associate pastor
Mar 16, 1980 Fr. Thomas C. Hanlon weekend assisting priest
Dec 7, 1980 till Nov 1984 Fr. Medard Laz associate pastor
September 1980 OLMC had 365 Religious Ed students enrolled
Pre Sep 1981 Preschool Religious Ed was in existence
May 2, 1981 15th Anniversary Dance held in Parish Center
Sep 26, 1982 Lighthouse CYO basketball looking for boys to participate
Oct 3, 1982 Phoenix Group meeting held at OLMC – ministry to separated and divorced Catholics
July31, 1983 ? Fr Peter Hayes retired
August 1, 1983 Fr Joseph F Ognibene appointed pastor by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
Jan 1, 1984 “Monthly Building Fund” envelope changed to “Parish Maintenance Fund”
Mar 12, 1984 Fr. Joe held special Parish-At-Large meeting
Jul 15, 1984 Fr. Laz celebrated “Mass for Shut-Ins” which was televised throughout the 50 states.  Lectors were Rosemary and Mike Jasinski.  Servers were Shawn Dreyer and Michael Habetler.
Jul 9-16, 1984 Summer Bible School held for K-4th grades.  35 children participated
Aug 26, 1984 Jim Nowdomski starting up Contemporary Music Group at OLMC
Aug 30, 1984 Men’s Club formed bowling league at River Grove Bowling Alley
Aug 1984 Italian classes offered at OLMC for children on Thursdays 3:30-5:00 sponsored by Italian Cultural Center
Oct 7 – 14, 1984 Parish Census taken
Oct 7, 1984 RENEW parish program of prayer and faith sharing begins
Dec 16, 1984 Fr. Ted Stone appointed as pastoral associate
Jan 5, 1985 7:30 PM Saturday Evening Mass no longer offered at OLMC
1985 “Carols By Candelight”
Apr 28, 1985 First time in parish bread AND wine are shared  – at 9:30 & 11 AM Masses
June 1985 Darlene Schorsch begins Ministry of Care Program
June 1985 Fr. Daniel Fallon associate pastor
Dec 1984 Adult Catechumenate Program (aka RCIA) begins with Ted Stone as coordinator
1986-1987 Church renovation
April 14, 1986 All masses held in Parish Center until remodeling completed. Weddings and Funerals conducted at St. Beatrice Church in Schiller Park.
June 1986 “Camp Sunshine” – 2 week RE Summer Bible Camp for K-4th Grades
June 1986 Renovation completion date delayed due to structural damage and deterioration of existing church walls found during renovation.
January 1987 Policy of “one mass-one intention” was abandoned and opened to as many intentions as requested.
January 1987 Ministry of Welcome formed
January 1987 New organization for singles 18 – 35 y/o: “OLMC Young Adults” formed
Feb 1987 Jersy Kenar – carver & sculptor selected to create altar and a number of furnishings of the renovated parish church
Feb 8, 1987 Boy Scouts Troop 951 under the leadership of Steven Tomzik celebrated Scout Sunday
March 14/15, 1987 New schedule for Masses – Sat 5, Sun 7:30, 9, 10:30, 12
May 10, 1987 Establishment of Widowed Ministry
Mar 29, 1987 Dedication of church renovation by Cardinal Joseph Bernardin
Mar 29, 1987 Windows representing Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation donated by Jasinski & Mack families
Mar 29, 1987 Memorial Plaques
October 1987 “Hands of Jesus” Helping Hands Ministry established.
1988 Child care offered during 10:30 am masses for children 5 and under.
February 27-28, 1988 Widows and Widowers Group –Weekend Retreat.  Fran Kelly – Joyful Again Coordinator
June 20-July 1, 1988 Camp Sunshine Bible Camp
July 23, 1988 OLMC Activity Club-Bus Trip to Fiesta Italiana – Milwaukee
August 6, 1988 OLMC Hosted Apostolate of the Handicapped
October 22, 1988 Activity Club 50’s Dance
October 16, 1988 Blood Pressure Screening Service began – 3rd Sunday of the month after 9 & 10:30 Masses
December 1988 Giving Tree for St. Anselm’s Parish
October 1,1989 Altar serving open to boys and girls
May 1990 Commissions for the Parish Pastoral Council formed; 40 parishioners underwent 3 month training to be ministers of planning for the Council.
June 1990 Fr. Dan leaves OLMC to become Associate Pastor of St. Isaac Joques in Niles.
June 1990 Fr. Thomas Campana associate pastor
Sept. 1990 Wednesday morning Women’s Bowling
October, 1990 Pastoral Council is established
January 20, 1991 Ted Stone reinstated as associate priest.
March 1991 Anniversary Year’s Events
May 26, 1991 Celebration Mass – 25th Anniversary – Reception Following and Parish Center renamed Hayes Center.  Fr. Hayes guest of honor and Cardinal Bernardin at mass
June 10, 1991 Marian Healing Mass – 7PM – Fr. Dennis Kelleher
July 21, 1991 1st Parish Picnic on Parish grounds
September 14, 1991 First meeting of St. Vincent DePaul Society; officers elected.
September 29, 1991 Ice Cream Social – 25th Anniversary Celebration  1-3pm in Hayes Center
1991 Cardinal’s/Catholic Appeal started
October 19, 1991 Octoberfest – Proceeds for Fr. Melvin James’ Parish in San Lorenzo, M
January 10, 1992 25th Anniversary Dinner Dance at Victoria Banquets
June 1992 Cardinal Bernardin holds first-ever assembly of all diocesan priests at Pheasant Run. (assemblies continue today)
June 1992 Church canopy, steeple, and cross construction started. Cost: $ 70,000
June 1992 Fr. Ted Stone leaves OLMC
Sep 13, 1992 -1996 Deacon Carmen Cesario serves as first permanent deacon at OLMC
Oct 25, 1992 Canopy dedication
January 13, 1993 Establishment of St. Anselm Sharing Ministry
March 21, 1993 First Parish Nurse, Mary Harkin, was commissioned
July 1994 CANSURV Cancer Support Group formed by Jeanne Karabin and Mary Harkins
Aug. 1994 CONNECT Youth Group started; Birdie Mulizio – facilitator
October 1994 OLMC Altar Servers Ministry (Nica Ferrin, Sarah Kaulfers, Dominick Smith, Andja Vukmarkaj)
April 9, 1995 First OLMC Easter Egg Hunt
Oct 1995-Oct 1999 Fr. Al Pooler, Passionist, joins OLMC
April 27, 1996 Mandating of first Lay Presiders.  Seven lay persons are mandated Lay Ministers to assist with Communion Services, Stations of the Cross, and other Prayer Services
May 1, 1996 Fr. Ognibene retired/Fr. Fallon appointed Pastor
May 26,1996 Fr. Daniel Fallon installed as pastor
September 1996 Deacon Chris Virruso to OLMC
September 1996 Laura Parker begins role as Parish Nurse
September 8, 1996 Barbara Hecker becomes Liturgy Director/Jerry Mann resigns
October 1, 1996 Debbye Duda leaves OLMC after 11 years
Oct 6, 1996-Aug 12, 1997 Richard Hass began as Music Director
November 1996 Bereavement Ministry started
February, 2, 1997 First International Taste of OLMC
March 4, 1997 OLMC Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show-Women’s Club-PR Country Club
July 7, 1997 Church Re-carpeted and Painted-Masses held in Hayes Center – 4 weeks
July 17, 1997 First Meeting – Boy Scout Troup 922
Aug 12, 1997 Richard Hass-Dir of Music resigns
Oct 5, 1997 Harry Campagna becomes Music Director
December 1997 Parish Recipe Book available after mass
December 20, 1997 Christmas Event- In Bethlehem Inn
April 1998 Fr. Hayes’ 60th Anniversary of priesthood
July 1, 1999 -2003 Deacon Andy Pecson appointed to OLMC
July 1, 1999 Pearl Scheck leaves as sacramental coordinator
July 1, 1999 Anita Rizzo retires; Roseann Catalano starts as new Parish secretary.
July 11, 1999 Men’s Club first meeting
1999 Rectory roof replaced
Oct 1999 Fr. Al Pooler leaves OLMC
Oct. 1999 Lease agreement between OLMC & Gabriel Richard Institute, rented classrooms for Christian Leadership Program.
Jan 2000-Jun 30, 2006 Fr. Fran Landry assigned to OLMC
February 2000 Singles group formed by Kathleen Koszola
June 14-21, 2000 Our Lady of the New Millennium on site
September 2000 New sign installed along Lawrence Ave
September 3, 2000 New Sign on Lawrence dedicated
2001 Remodeling of sanctuary
2001 Annual Cash Raffle
May 6, 2001 Fr. Dan Fallon and Fr. Fran Landry celebrate 25 years of priesthood.
September 28, 2001 35th anniversary celebration
September 30, 2001 Statue of St. Joseph donated by Louis & Ann Caruso
2002 Family Forum
June 2, 2002 Colleen Ortega begins as Music Director
July 20, 2002 First Annual Flea Market
September 2002  Girl Scout troop established at OLMC
January 2003 – January 2006 Millennium Campaign
February 12, 2003 Fr. Hayes’ 90th Birthday
July 2003 Laura Parker leaves for Sisters of Providence convent
August 2003 Joan McConville is new parish nurse
August 4, 2003 Fr. Peter Hayes dies
October 2003 Venture Crew – young adult division of the Boy Scouts of America- started.
October 4, 2003 First Movie Night “Bringing Up Baby”
November 13, 2003 First “Ladies Night Out”
January 19, 2004 Memorial Mass for Fr. Joe Ognibene  (Died 12/19/03-Mass at OLMC 12/23/03)
February 13, 2004 Chocolate Fest
February 14, 2004 St. Valentines Day Family Forum event – Bowling at Brunswick Zone; sponsored by RE Forum
February 29, 2004 Family Forum Lenten Event
March 1, 2004 Deacon Jim Dahn joins OLMC
April 25, 2004 Unveiling of interior renovation
May 1, 2004 Wine tasting with Fr. Dan
May 22, 2004 Big Band Bash
June 5, 2004 Women’s Club trip to the National Shrine of the Little Flower St. Therese of Lisieux in Darien, IL
June 27, 2004 Fr. Joe Ognibene Garden dedication by Bishop Jakubowski at 11am mass; Morgan’s Landscaping is contractor.
June 28, 2004 Church remodeling begins; Masses held in Hayes Center
2004 OLMC website created:
October 24, 2004 Back in church after renovation
November 20, 2004 Family Forum Thanksgiving  Events
November 28, 2004 Mass of Blessing for our newly renovated church with Cardinal Francis George as presider.
November 30, 2004 Tuesday night BINGO w/food, pull tabs, refreshments
August, 2005 Return of chalice and paten and other relics from Fr. Hayes’ collection.
August 2005 OLMC Paver Program
November 2005 Parish Christmas ornament sale
April 28, 2006 “Put the Nuns in Charge” production
May 1, 2006 Deacon Chris Virruso leaves OLMC
May 28, 2006 Deacon Sonny Annoreno ordained – first from OLMC
June 30, 2006 Fr. Fran Landry leaves OLMC; reassigned to Scranton, PA
August, 2006 Fr. O’Brien & Msgr Lang join OLMC
October 1, 2006 Prayer Shawl Ministry founded
January 17, 2007 Bishop Thomas Paprocki Pastorial Visitation to OLMC
March 11-13, 2007 Lenten Mission – Reflections from the Foot of the Cross by Friar Johnpaul Cafiero OFM
March 24, 2007 Women’s Morning of Reflection – Crumbs for the Journey-Sr. Jane Schlosser
May 27, 2007 Deacon Ted Marszalek ordained
May 18, 2007 Murder Mystery Dinner – Hayes Center – Dinner and Entertainment
July 2007 Renovation of Father Joe Memorial Garden on OakviewFunded by Edward and Donna Szpialski in memory of daughter Kate
2007 – 2013 Vacation Bible School one-week sessions held at OLMC
Aug  6-10, 2007 Avalanche Ranch – Vacation Bible School
Sep 9, 2007 Patronal Feast – Mass 11:00AM  Food Service 12:30-2:30
October 13, 2007 Boo-Ingo   6-8:30PM – Sponsored by RE Family Forum
October 19, 2007 Fall Fund Raiser – Taste of OLMC  6:30-8:00PM
November 17, 2007 Men’s Club Annual Music Bash – Hayes CenterFeaturing Ampol Aires, Buffet Dinner and Cash Bar
November 28, 2007 New Pastor Meeting w/Bishop Thomas Paprocki – 7:00PM
February 2, 2008 Family Forum Event: Mini Golf at Putting Edge
May 22, 2008 Honorary Dinner for Fr. Fallon – Victoria Rosemont in the Holiday Inn Express
May 29, 2008 “Laughter is the Best Medicine” – Jeanne Karabin speaks on the healing effects of laughter to body mind and spirit and shares ways to bring more humor into life.
June 2008 Father Dan gave parish a farwell gift –Brushed bronze Chi Rho on front of the tabernacle pedestal
June 25, 2008 3:00PM Concert   Dichtiebe: A Poets Love Song Cycle by Robert Schumann – Performed by Colleen and William Ortega.
June 28 -29, 2008 Fr. Dan Fallon leaves OLMC – Says all masses – 11:00 AM official farewell mass with refreshments in Hayes Center following
August 4-8, 2008 Power Lab vs Power Lab Summer Bible Camp
July 1, 2008 Fr. Rich Klajbor appointed pastor
July 13, 2008 Barbara Hecker left OLMC as Liturgy/Arts & Environment Coordinator
July 19, 2008 Carwash 9-3 Troop 922
July 26, 2008 Dinner and DVD Viewing –Paul:Contending for the Faith-Celebration Pauline Jubilee Year
August 2008 Rev. Richard J. LoBianco accepted I year associate position
September 7, 2008 Patronal Feast  – 11AM Mass with Food Service following 12:30-2:30
September 14, 2008 Installation of Rev. Richard J. Klajbor – Most Rev. Thomas J. Paprocki DD presiding
October 2008 Halloween Boo-ingo
October 4, 2008 Oktoberfest & Sing A Long Movie Nite – My Fair Lady
November 2, 2008 Support our Troops Drive sponsored by Youth Group
November 9, 2008 Friendship Club held a Halloween Party
November 22, 2008 Fall Fundraiser – Dinner and entertainment by Jimmy Niteclub
Dec 12 and 13, 2008 The Christmas Solo – A Children’s Musical by Kevin Keil
December 14, 2008 OLMC Cookie Walk
February 2009 Fr. LoBianco assigned administrator of Divine Savior
June 26-28, 2009 Summer Fest “Mother of all Block Parties”
July 2009 Christmas in July
September 13, 2009 44th Anniversary of OLMC
January 2010 Amahl and the Night Visitors
2010 Catholics Come Home Program
May 3, 2010 Fr. O’Brien celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ordination
June 4-5, 2010 Archdiocesan Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus (Corpus Christi)
June 24 – 27, 2010 2nd Annual Musicfest and Carnival
July 25, 2010 Dedication Ceremony for Veterans and Soldiers Memorial prepared by Eagle Scout Dominic Serritella
August 8, 2010 Oratory and Vestibule renovation completed.
March 6, 2011 45th anniversary celebration
Jan 1, 2012-May 31, 2012 Fr. O’Brien appointed administrator
Jan. 5-8, 2012 Amahl and the Night Visitors
Jan. 28, 2012 Dine with Us sponsored by Women’s Club   Entertainment by tenor-Robert Cunningham
February 25, 2012 Womens’ Morning of Reflection  – The Breath of God Who is Wisdom?  How Do We Know Her?  Where Do We Engage Her?  How Do We Experience Her?
March 10, 2012 M & M X 2 Family Night Mass, Movie and Meal sponsored by RE Family Forum
March 12-14, 2012 Parish Lenten Mission “God Calls Us”  Father Dominic Grassi
April 10, 2012 Fr. Rich died
April 13, 2012 Fr. Rich Funeral Mass 11:00am
April 14, 2012 OLMC Post Confirmation Class AWalk-a-Thon to benefit Maryville Crisis Nursery
April 25, 2012 25th Ordination Anniversary of Deacon Jim Dahn 5:00PM Mass and cake and coffee following
May 13, 2012 Fr. Mariusz Manka celebrating first Holy Mass at 11:00am
Jun 1, 2012 Fr. Andrzej Bartosz appointed pastor
June 21-24, 2012 4rh Annual Carnival and Music Feast
July 22, 2012 Music for a Sunday Afternoon   3:00PM featuring Kate Uyeno – Soprano and James Morris – Bass
July 23-27, 2012 Sky Vacation Bible School
August 11, 2012 A Night at the Opera 7PM  In Memory of Rev Klajbor Da Corneto Opera
Sept. 9, 2012 New OLMC Youth Group Mass and Meeting
Sept 30, 2012 Installation Mass for Fr. Bartosz – 11:00AM  Mass with reception in Hayes Center following
Oct. 14, 2012 Fall Craft Festival – 8AM to 3PM – Hosted by Boy Scouts 922
Oct. 21, 2012 Music for a Sunday Afternoon  featuring William Ortega –clarinets & tenor and Colleen Ortega – clarinet et al    3PM
Oct 26, 2012 Boo-INGO 6:30PM
Feb. 9, 2013 February Fabulous Family Fun, Food and Film Night Featuring “The Incredibles” Sponsored by Family Forum
Nov, 10, 2012 Post Confirmation Class visit to The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe – Annual Retreat
Nov. 10, 2012 Fall Fest – The Downtown Sound 6:30pm Dinner 7-10pm Dance   Tickets $25
Nov. 13, 2012 Death of Father Miguel Alcantari – Lying in state 11-18 from 3-8 St. Mary of the Woods, Church Funeral Mass 11-19   10AM  Same location
Dec. 9, 2012 Pancake Breakfast w/Santa  9-1  Sponsored by BS Troop 922
Dec 21, 2012 Live Christmas – Italian Catholic Federation #439
Feb. 10, 2013 Oratory Dedication to Father Klajbor
Feb. 24-26, 2013 Lenten Mission – Fr. Donaldson, CSSR The Word of God, The Cross of Christ, The Light of the World
March 19, 2013 St. Joseph Table and Mass Sponsored by ICF
March 24, 2013 Parish Easter Egg Hunt
April 7, 2013 Pancake Breakfast 9-1 Troop 922
APRIL 21, 2013 All Nature Sings   Prayer service honoring all God’s Creation with text and music by Herbert Brokering and Aaron David Miller presented by young people of OLMC
May 4-12, 2013 Baby Shower Marillac House Elizabeth Ministry
May 5, 2013 Crowning of BVM 11:00am Mass
May 18, 2013 OLMC Womens’ Club ACCW Women of the Yar – Jacqueline Froehlich
June 30, 2013 Sacred and Spiritual Program 3PM, Leonard James Johnson – Tenor, Colleen Ortega – Piano
August 4, 2013 Music for a Sunday Afternoon, Colleen Ortega, OrganWorks by Pachelbel Malotte, Alain, Hobby, Bourgeois, Boellmann
August 15-17, 2013 Rummage Sale
Sept. 29, 2013 Farwell/Retirement Mass – Deacon Jim Dahn – 11:00 PM Hospitality Following
October 19, 2013 Boo-Ingo – Sponsored by RE Family Forum
October 20, 2013 Fall Craft Fair – Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 922
May 2014 Ministry of Consolation  begins
Nov 21, 2015 Opening Mass for OLMC 50th Anniversary
Jan 10, 2016 Jonathon M. Toni hired as Music Director
Jan 17, 2016 Dr. Glenn Bisquera, RE Director, is given additional appointment as Liturgical Director
Feb 6, 7, 23, 24, 2016 World Finest Chocolate 50th Anniversary fundraiser held
Feb 15, 16, 17, 2016 Fr. Brian Walker, O.P. Lenten Mission, “The Loving Mercy of God”
Feb 28, 2016 Buona Beef 50th Anniversary fundraiser held
Apr 3, 2016</> Boy Scout Troop 922 pancake breakfast
April 10, 2016 St Damien Presentation by Wayne Messmer – special 50th anniversary event
Apr 24, 2016 OLMC Piano Series performance by Jonathan M. Toni
Apr 24, 2016 Deacon Christ Virusso celebrates 30 years of Diaconate ordination
Apr 30, 2016 Filipino/American Potluck Picnic
May 15, 2016 Fr. Andrew celebrates 25th Anniversary of Ordination
Jun 4, 2016 OLMC Flea Market sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 922
Jun 18, 2016 Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill
May 28, 2016 Deacon Sonny Annoreno celebrates 10th Anniversary of Diaconate ordination
May 22, 2016 Renew My Church process is launched
Jun 12, 2016 Monsignor Charles Lang celebrates 51st Anniversary of his Priestly ordination
Jun 30, 2016 Bakers Square 50th Anniversary fundraiser held
July 17, 2016 Jubilee Paver Dedication
Sep 25, 2016 Taste and Toast to OLMC International Fest Held
Oct 2 & 3, 2016 The Great Escape 50th Anniversary fundraiser held
Dec 11, 2016 19th Annual Parish Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 922
Jan 8, 2017 Closing Mass for OLMC 50th Anniversary – banquet held at Fountain Blue
Jan 8, 2017 50th Anniversary Celebration held at Fountain Blue Banquets
Jan 14, 2018 OLMC Respect Life group participated in “March for Life Chicago” at Federal Plaza
Feb 9, 2018 Ministers Appreciation dinner held at OLMC
Feb 18, 19, 20, & 21, 2018 Fr. Britto Berchmans, Mission Speaker- “Open your Hearts to the Lord” Collaborative Lenten Mission (St. Maria Goretti, Divine Savior, St. Beatrice, & OLMC)
Mar 3, 2018 Pope Francis added the feast of Our Lady, Mother of the Church to the liturgical calendar.  The feast will be celebrated on the Monday after Pentecost.
Mar 19, 2018 St. Joseph Mass and Table sponsored by Italian Catholic Federation Branch 439
Mar 23, 2018 OLMC students confirmed by Bishop Kane in the liturgical celebration merged with and held at our neighboring parish, St. Eugene
Mar 25, 2018 Easter Egg Hunt in Hayes Center
May 18, 2018 Spring fundraiser – Friday Fiesta with entertainment by Cielito Lindo, a modern Mariachi band
Apr 5, 2018 Death of Monsignor Charles Lang – Funeral Mass St. Cyprian Church, Sun, Apr 14, 2018 at 10 AM
Apr 8, 2018 Boy Scout Troop 922 annual pancake breakfast
Apr 14, 2018 Women’s Club Morning of Reflection – “Springtime: Putting some spring into our soul presented by Dr. Laura Dejmek O.P.
Jun 2, 2018 Boy Scout Troop 922 sponsored Flea Market
May 16, 2018 Spring Church Concert – an evening of song with local parishes (St. Gertrude, Divine Savior, OLMC, St. Maria Goretti, and St. Beatrice)
May 15, 2018 Parish Nurse, Terri Kaisling, began a 6-week walking and sharing scripture/prayer program called “Walking with Jesus.”
May 21, 2018 St. Vincent de Paul group sponsored a small reception following morning Mass to celebrate the Parish Patronal Feast of Our Lady Mother of the Church.
Jun 2, 2018 Boy Scout Troop 922 sponsored OLMC Flea Market
Jun 2018 OLMC held a Make-Up Collection to help get out of the red and into the black before the end of the parish’s fiscal year.
Jun 10, 2018 Reverend James J. Obrien returns to assist with Sunday Masses at OLMC.
Aug 26, 2019 Solemnity of Our Lady of Częstochowa OLMC held special Mass in Polish and Biesida Polska (Polish Gathering).
Aug 29, 2018 Ministry Reflection & Training Day held with speaker Todd Williamson, Director Office of Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Chicago.
Sep 12, 2018 The Music Ministry began the OLMC Worship Band
Sep 21, 2018 Fall Fund Raiser in Hayes Center — Pizza Palooza with entertainment by Doctor Zylo and the Brainiacs.
Oct 6, 2018 First-ever Worship Mass at 5 PM sponsored by OLMC Music Ministry
Oct 14, 2018 7th Annual Fall Craft Fair at OLMC sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 922
Oct 14, 2018 Music Ministry Fall Concert Series begins (concerts held Oct 14, 28, Nov 11, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9)
Oct 21, 2018 Parish Appreciation Luncheon for all involved in ministries.
Oct 13, 14, 15, 2018 Fr. Charles W. Dahm, O.P. Director of Domestic Violence Outreach for the Archdiocese of Chicago preached at Masses and held and awareness meeting.
Dec 9, 2018 Boy Scout Troop 922 Pancake Breakfast
Dec 16, 2018 Simbang Gabi Mass and Filipino dinner held.
Mar 2019 First floor Hayes Center restrooms renovated with handicap accessible facilities completed as part of the “To Teach Who Christ Is” campaign
Mar 24, 2019 “Catherine of Siena – A Woman for Our Times” performed by Dominican Sister Nancy Murray