Daily Monday through Friday: 7:00amSaturday: 5:00pmSunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am
St. Irene Church28W441 Warrenville Rd, Warrenville, IL 60555630.393.2400
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!
Joyous Learning! ~ It's not too late! Still accepting registrations for Preschool through 8th Grade at St. Irene, offering a 3 & 4 year-old Preschool Program and full day Kindergarten. Call 630.393.9303 ext 16 or visit www.st-ireneschool.org for more info.
Religious Ed Registration Still Open ~ Register for age 4 through 8th Grade. Click HERE to access all the forms you need! Call Mary at 630.393.2400 ext 21 with questions.
Seeking Catechists for the following Grades ~ Grades 1 & 3 at 6:30pm on Tuesdays; Grade 2 at 4:30pm on Tuesdays; high school leaders at 6:30pm on Wednesdays. Please consider helping out with this important ministry. Call Mary Kravchuk at 630.393.2400 ext 21 (Pre-K thru 6) or Pamela Keating at ext 20 (7th - HS) for more info.
14th Annual Fun Fair! ~ Friday, August 28, 5-9pm. Come join the fun! Laser Tag ~ Cake Walk ~ Face Painting ~ Bounce House ~ Raffles ~ Silent Auction ~ More! Bring friends, enter to win great prizes, something for everyone!
37th Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass ~ Sunday, August 30, 2pm at the Cathedral of St. Raymond in Joliet. If celebrating your 25th or 50th anniversary this year, contact the Parish office at 630.393.2400 ext 10 so we may submit your names to the Diocese for a formal invitation!
Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother ~ Monday afternoons (1:00pm-2:30pm) or evenings (7:00pm-8:30pm) in the ACL on August 31, September 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 19. Filmed on location in the Holy Land, join us as we walk through Mary's earthly life, taking us through her joys and sorrows, and learn how she works in our lives today.
St. Irene Lunch Bunch Back-to-School Pot Luck ~ Thursday, Sept 3, 11:30am-2:30pm in the ACL, please bring sides and desserts to share. Private tour of St. Irene School after the luncheon! Contact Anna Saake at 630.456.0644 or firstname.lastname@example.org. See the bulletin for all the juicy details!
Feed the Hungry at the Hesed House (Aurora) ~ Friday, Sept 4, 9:30am-1:00pm, volunteers needed to set-up and serve a cafeteria-style lunch. For more info contact Marge Steinhoff at 630.581.3708 or email@example.com
St. Irene Golf Outing ~ Friday, September 11, 12pm Shotgun Start, Bliss Creek Golf Course ~ save the date! Contact Bob LaDeur at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bill Hughes at email@example.com.
Protective Service Personnel Mass ~ Sunday, Sept 13, 11am Mass. Join us to celebrate all who protect us daily, whether active or retired…fire, paramedics, police, Army, Navy, Marines, etc. If you know of someone who serves, please bring them along and encourage them to attend in uniform. Please also bring any flags. Refreshments served following the Mass.
Protecting God's Children Workshop ~ Wednesday, Sept 16, 6:30pm in the ACL. This is required training for any adults who assist in the classroom. Click HERE to begin registration, select "Joliet Diocese", then "St. Irene" and the date to register. Alternatively, call Pamela at 630-393-2400 ext 20.
Sister Nancy Retirement Mass ~ Sunday, Sept 20, 11am Mass, followed by luncheon in the ACL. Please come join us as we celebrate Sister Nancy Ulrich's retirement and give thanks for her service to our parish since 1999!
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.