News and Upcoming Events

THE WOMEN OF THE WOODS ASSOCIATION’S
ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
Collection Weekend will be July 26th/27th
We Are Collecting For St. John Berchmans School, Holy
Cross/Casa Catalina & St. Roman School.
All School Supply Items Are Needed
Through the gift of education comes a life full of hope & opportunity.
Please help these students get off to a good start! THANK YOU!

Pens/Pencils/Erasers
Notebook Paper
Spiral Notebooks
Folders/Binders
Protractors/Rulers
Dictionaries
Calculators
Pencil Sharpeners
Pencil Cases
Backpacks
Crayons/Markers
Colored Pencils
Highlighters
Paints/Brushes
Glue/Glue Sticks
Scissors
Art Boxes
Construction Paper
Paper Towel/Wipes
Art Supplies
Index Cards
Paper Clips
Rubber Bands
Tape/Dispensers
Staples/Staplers
Correction Tape
Copy Paper
Ziploc Baggies
Kleenex
Office Supplies

Along with New or Gently Used White Polo or Button Down Shirts
And Navy or Black Pants For Students K - 8th Grade

Monetary Donations can also be made to WOWA for supplies!

Through the gift of education comes a life full of hope & opportunity.
Please help these students get off to a good start! THANK YOU!

2014 Vacation Bible School



August 4th thru August 8th
9:30am - Noon
Our Vacation Bible School invites all children who are parishioners/ friends of Our Lady of the Woods -
ages 4 through outgoing 4th grade.
We are now accepting registrations for this exciting week of learning, participating in fun activities,
crafts, snacks and special Bible stories.


Click here for Ministry Sign Up Information
Sign up this year will be September 6 & 7 after all masses.
Watch for bulletin articles from August 3rd through September 7th.



 

Young Adult Bible Study Tuesdays 7:00 pm

Come join us as we deepen our faith through Scripture and build relationships with other young Catholic adults in this peer-led group.

We'll be reviewing the Gospel of Matthew.

“To all of you, dear young people, who hunger and thirst for truth, The
Church offers herself as a traveling companion.” Blessed John Paul II

Questions call: Stephanie 708-601-4015 or Laura 708-280-6825


“COMMON THREAD”

We welcome all women!   

We will provide free instructions and patterns for those that want to learn to knit or crochet, no prior experience is required.  Until we host a yarn drive please bring your own supplies. Our shawls will be given to those in need of strength while undergoing medical procedures, to those in need of comfort after a loss, and those in need of peace and patience during an illness and recovery.

Please call the parish office with any questions.


Men's Group Meeting

Questions? Call Clayton Kincaid at 448-1936

Please consider joining us!


Go green!!!
Our Lady of the Woods will now collect and recycle the following items:
empty inkjet and laser cartridges, used cell phones, digital cameras,
video games and video game consoles, laptops and I-Pods, PDA's/Palm pilots
(please include all accessories and cords with these items)

Our recycling box can be found next to the pop top tower in the Gathering Space.


Travel along with us on our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Click the link below to view a video clip
of our trip to the Holy Land.

Video #1 - Capernum

http://youtu.be/LKKaxLxtje8

Video #2 - Mt. Tabor and Church of Transfiguration

http://youtu.be/bke1WpBb5g

Video #3 - Sea of Galilee

http://youtu.be/Rr2d77MP6Eo

Video #4 - Nazareth

http://youtu.be/WRqxs8jrlQ

Video #5 - Bethlehem

http://youtu.be/f7ADIxuwS7w

Video #6 - Masada, Jordan River and Notre Dame Visitor Center

http://youtu.be/gox6nUDku3k

Video #7 - Basilica of Gethsemane, Jerusalem (Old City) and Wailing (Western) Wall

http://youtu.be/qzwJSh4_o98

Video #8 - "Church of St. Anne, Via Dolorosa and Pater Noster"
http://youtu.be/UprH5X4IjrA





10731 W. 131st Street Orland Park, IL 60462 Office: (708) 361-4754 Fax: (708) 361-5965 parishoffice@ourladyofthewoods.org