Daily Monday through Friday: 7:00amSaturday: 5:00pmSunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00amHoly Day Mass times are changing ~ see bulletin for announcements
St. Irene Church28W441 Warrenville Rd, Warrenville, IL 60555630.393.2400
Lenten Penance Service ~ Tuesday, March 10 at 7pm during our parish mission
The Rosary will be prayed in the Church on the first Sunday of every month at 6:50am
Worship Time ~ A mix of Bible story-telling, prayer, songs, crafts, snacks. A special time to be shared for parents with their 4-5 year old. Group meets each Tuesday, 4:30-5:45pm, October through April. Cost $95 per child with parent. Contact Mary Kravchuk to enroll or with questions, 630.393.2400 ext 21 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eucharistic Adoration ~ NEW EXTENDED HOURS ~ Thursdays 7:30am to 8:00pm To sign up for a 30 or 60 min segment contact Cathy at 630.393.9543, Vivienne at 630.665.9763 or Jean at 630.836.0996.
Attention Adorers! We need coverage for ALL hours of adoration from 8am thru 4pm on Thursdays. Please sign up for 30 or 60 minute segments by calling Cathy at 630-393-9543, Vivienne at 630.665.9763, or Jean at 630.836.0996.
Traveling? Visit www.masstimes.org or call 1.734.794.2100. Pick up a builletin for us!
St. Irene has an automated giving program ~ Consider using "ParishPay"; to enroll visit www.parishpay.com or call parish office.
Speak Spanish? ~ Bilingual adult mentors needed to help prepare parents who have children in sacramental preparation. Time commitment is only one hour each month. Contact Annette at 630.393.2400 est 22 if you or someone you know can help.
ShopRight Needs YOU! ~ We need volunteers to arrive at Mass 15 minutes earlier and stay 15 minutes afterward to sell cards. Call Ann at 630.533.1225.
Bridge Communities ~ A grassroots charitable organization serving homeless families in DuPage County. Its mission is to transition homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services. As a partner, the St. Irene’s Bridge Committee is seeking volunteers to help serve our homeless family. If interested in volunteering, contact Tim Delaney at email@example.com. For more general info refer to www.bridgecommunities.org.
Help Needed ~ The family sponsored by St. Irene through Bridge Communities (see above) is in need of items as winter approaches. See the bulletin for more info or call Lisa Gruneisen at 630.881.0213 to arrange pick up of items.
Music Ministry ~ St. Irene has youth, adult, and hand bell choirs, new members welcome! Call Ryan Matthew Rump, 630.393.2400 ext 18.
Crisis Prayer Chain ~ If in need of immediate prayers or to volunteer, contact Deacon Bill & Beverly Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.969.3743. Prayer requests forwarded to parishioners who volunteer for this ministry.
Ministers of Care ~ Help visit the sick and homebound of our parish. Call Annette, 630.393.2400 ext 22.
Prayer Shawl Ministry ~ Aware of someone who would be blessed by a prayer shawl or interested in knitting or crocheting? No experience necessary, we can teach you! Contact Paula Peterson, email@example.com or 630.319.3998.
St. Irene hosts Hospitality after each Mass on 2nd Sundays of the month ~ Join in fellowship, coffee, pastries, and perhaps hear the calling of the Holy Spirit to serve one of the wonderful ministries listed above. Contact Anna Saake, firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up your ministry for an upcoming Hospitality. Contact Diane at 630.836.9991 or email@example.com, or Dolores Collins at 630.393.9356, to help with Hospitality - always needed!
SCHEDULING PROCESS FOR PRESENTATION OF THE GIFTS ~ Click HERE to sign up for a Mass and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to check in with an usher. Also see "Parish Ministries" tab above.
The Stations of the Cross ~ 7pm every Friday during Lent. Join in prayer as we reflect in following Jesus Christ on His way to Calvary and we honor the passion of Jesus. Immediately followed by a "Soup Supper" in the ACL. Contact Anna at 630.456.0644 if interested in bringing your favorite soup to share.
Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark ~ Monday, March 2, 12:30-2:30pm in the ACL. Please join us as we explore the shortest of the four gospels, Mark, which is the primary gospel of our present liturgical year. Additional study groups are scheduled on March 9, 16 and 23.
Anointing of Hands ~ Monday, March 2, 7pm for all Eucharistic Ministers and potential ministers. Fr. Jim will perform this significant and moving ceremony for those who distribute communion. New members are welcome to attend and training could follow immediately afterward.
St. Irene's Lunch Bunch Outing ~ Thursday, March 5, 11:30am, Quigley's Irish Pub, 43 E Jefferson, Naperville, Cost $22 (includes tip). See bulletin for meal info. Must RSVP by February 28th to Anna at 630.456.0644.
Hospitality for Food Pantry ~ Sunday, March 8 after all Masses, sponsored by the Food Pantry. Please bring one or more unexpired items to help stock the shelves. See bulletin for most needed items, gift and gas cards also welcomed.
"God's Healing Love" Lenten Mission ~ 7:00pm in the Church ~ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ~ March 9, 10, 11, presented by Fr. Ray Diesbourg, MCS. Monday ~ Images of God, Tuesday ~ Sin and Virtue (includes the Sacrament of Reconciliation), Wednesday ~ Forgiveness brings healing (includes an anointing ritual). See bulletin for more details.
Adult Confirmation Preparation Sessions ~ March 9 and 22 at 10:00am, for all adults over 18 years old who are interested in the Sacrament of Confirmation that will be celebrated on April 19th at St. Irene, or May 17th at the Cathedral of St. Raymond. Contact Annette at 630.393.2400 ext 22 to register.
Parish Fundraiser "Wheel of Meat" ~ March 14, You buy a raffle ticket, we spin a wheel, you win meat! Click HERE for all the juicy details. Contact Sue Gosewehr (firstname.lastname@example.org) to donate or volunteer.
Help Wash Winter Away! ~ Sunday, March 15, 1pm im the Church to help clean for Easter. Contact Katie at 630.772.3171 or email@example.com
Protecting God's Children Workshop ~ Monday, March 16, 6:30pm in the ACL. Registration required at www.virtusonline.org or call Sr. Nancy at 630.393.2400 ext 23.
Ladies Night Out ~ Saturday, March 21, 7-9pm, 21 & over event. Stay tuned for more details.
Easter Egg Hunt ~ Sunday, March 22. Please keep an eye out for individually wrapped candy that will fit into plastic eggs ~ boxes for candy donations will be in the Narthex the weekend of March 1st, all donations needed by March 15 ~ thank you!
See this week's bulletin for specific details on these and more activities!
We, the members of the St. Irene Parish Family, are called to be a Catholic Community of Faith. As a Community, we gather together for worship, fellowship, and mutual support. United by baptism, we are called by God to carry out the Gospel mission of Jesus Christ, who came to serve, to challenge, and to teach. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we are called to preach, to teach and to proclaim the Good News of Jesus with our lives, in both our actions and our words, evangelizing in the name of Jesus.