Daily Monday through Friday: 7:00amSaturday: 5:00pmSunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am
Holy Week Schedule
Holy Thursday, April 2
7am ~ Morning Prayer
7pm ~ The Lord’s Supper
Good Friday, April 3
3pm ~ The Lord’s Passion
Holy Saturday, April 4
8am ~ Morning Prayer
9am ~ Preparation Rites for Elect
12pm ~ Blessing of Baskets
The Easter Vigil Mass
8pm ~ Blessing of New Fire
Easter Sunday, April 5
7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am Masses
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com to sign-up your ministry for an upcoming Hospitality. Contact Diane at 630.836.9991 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dolores Collins at 630.393.9356, to help with Hospitality - always needed!
Joyous Learning! ~ Now accepting registrations for Preschool through 8th Grade at St. Irene, offering a 3 & 4 year-old Preschool Program and a full day Kindergarten. Call 630.393.9303 ext 16 or visit www.st-ireneschool.org for more info!
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 as we honor the passion of Jesus. Immediately followed by a "Soup Supper" in the ACL. Contact Anna at 630.456.0644 if you can bring a favorite soup to share.
Volunteers still needed for the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum ~ Call 630.393.2400 ext 22 if you are able to help on April 2nd at 7pm, Holy Thursday. See bulletin for full details.
St. Irene Seniors Lunch Bunch Game Day and Luncheon ~ Thursday, April 9, 11:30am-2:30pm, ACL, $10 per person. Gather, bring friends, bring games to play! Food, desserts and beverages provided. Must RSVP by April 6 to Anna Saake at 630.456.0644 or email@example.com.
BUNCO! ~ Saturday, April 18, 7-10pm, Activity Center, hosted by the Ladies of Columbus Auxiliary #6710. $20 in advance/$25 at the door, includes finger foods, soft drinks, water and coffee (or BYOB). Bunco prizes and 50/50 raffle. Contact Missy Kemp at 630.460.3704 or firstname.lastname@example.org or see bulletin for more info, including FaceBook registration details. All proceeds benefit Tammy's Trace, a Midwest Shelter for Homeless Women Veterans in Wheaton.
CCW Annual Spring Fashion Tea ~ Saturday, April 25, 11am-2pm in the ACL. Fashions modeled from Lola Boutique in Glen Ellyn, food catered by Baby Carrots in Itasca. Call Paula Peterson at 630.319.3998 for info on hosting, attending, details.
1st Annual "Hustle up the Hill for the Homeless" ~ Sunday, May 17 at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am at Blackwell Forest Preserve. St. Irene's Bridge Committee is sponsoring this event…challenge yourself in a 30-minute walk/run up and down 150-foot Mt. Hoy. Click HERE for details and registration ~ cost is $30/person, group of 4 or more = $25/person, day of race = $35/person. 100% of proceeds go to house the homeless family adopted by St. Irene as they transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. How many trips can you accomplish…3? 4? More? DRI-fit shirt, water, snacks provided to all participants.
Christian Initiation Inquiry Session ~ Sunday, May 17 after 9am Mass, Parish Center. For any adult interested in completing the sacraments of Christian Initiation or who would like more information about the process of becoming a Catholic Christian. Contact Annette at 630.393.2400 ext 22 for more info.
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.