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  • Lectors & Commentators Needed

    We are seeking parishioners who are willing to serve the Lord and our Parish community as Lectors and Commentators at Sunday Masses.  If you think you might have an interest, please see Fr. Arek, Fr. Pawel or call the Parish Office and provide your name and contact information.  Training will be provided.  Candidates must be in full communion with the Catholic Church and serious about the practice of their faith.  Please prayerfully consider this important and essential ministry of our Parish.   
     

  • Votive Candles at Incarnation!



    In the recent years, parishioners have been asking for votive candles in our Church.  Thanks to some recent generous gifts from anonymous donors, we have been able to purchase two stands of votive candles.  They are in the Perpetual Adoration Chapel and in Church by the Holy Family.
     
    Each candle will burn for 2 hours.  There is a suggested donation of $2.00 per candle, which can be placed directly in the box attached to each candle stand.  
     
    In the lighting of candles, we remember and truly live the words of our Lord, “I am the Light of the World.”  After lighting a candle, you should offer a prayer.  Your prayer may thank God for a favor or blessing.  You may thank a particular Saint for intercession for your particular need, or you may bring a petition to our Lord, His Mother, or one of the Saints.  You might want to light a candle in memory of your loved one.  Your lighted candle will join with those left by others as a tangible sign of the combined prayers of our Incarnation Family.  Many small lights make for a greater cumulative brilliance.  When you see those flames, you can offer a prayer for all the needs that they represent in our community of faith.
     
    There was a challenge to install the votive candles in Church because there was no electrical outlet near the Holy Family that could be used to connect the candle stand.  In a very special way, I want to thank our parishioner – electrician -  James (Jim) Canner for finding the solution and for adding a new electric outlet in our Church.  He performed an excellent job, which was not an easy one and time consuming as well.

  • Join our Music Ministry!

    New Music Ministries Seek Members!

     

    Music Ministry at Incarnation is getting a face-lift, and there is a place for nearly everyone:

    The Caritas Singers are the legacy of the Classic Choir.  We will sing at the 4:00 Mass and focus on choral music that spans the centuries.

    The Laudate Singers and Instrumentalists are the legacy of the Contemporary Choir and will sing/play at the 11:00 Mass.  All instruments are welcome, and we will focus on music that reaches all the contemporary Church.  

    - The Jubilate Singers are the legacy of the Children's Choirs and is open to all parish children in grades 3 through 8.  We will sing twice a month at the 9:30 Mass.  

    - On the other Sundays at 9:30, the Adoramus Ringers will play.  Adoramus is open to parishioners 5th grade and older and is the legacy of the Handbell Choirs.  

    We also are actively seeking new Cantors and Instrumentalists by audition.  Come see our new Music Director Anne Madden after weekend Masses, email, or call her for more information.

    We would love to have you!

    Feel free to contact Anne with any questions at: amadden@incarnationcatholic.com

    CHECK OUT OUR NEW MUSIC MINISTRY WEBSITE AND JOIN ONE THE CHOIRS!

  • Welcome to our new Music Director!

    Anne Madden has spent more than 20 years serving Catholic faith communities as pastoral musician and liturgist in the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Dioceses of Joliet, Peoria, Gary, and Fort Wayne-South Bend.  She earned her undergraduate degree in church music with an organ concentration at Valparaiso University and studied graduate organ performance at the University of Notre Dame.  She is currently pursuing further graduate studies in church music with a vocal concentration at Concordia University Chicago.  Mrs. Madden has served as an officer in several chapters of the American Guild of Organists, and has been active in the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and Southwest Pastoral Musicians. 
     
    Anne grew up in Chicago on the northwest side but has called Lemont home since 2002.  She met her husband Tim while music director at SS. Cyril and Methodius, and they are parents to three school-aged children.  She most recently served as Director of Music and Liturgical Ministry at Saint Xavier University.  She enjoys empowering people to use their talents to serve God and their community and feels blessed with the opportunity to become part of the Incarnation parish family.
     
    Please keep her in your prayers as she begins this new phase of life and ministry and as she enriches the Music Ministry of our Parish with her God-given talents.  Of course, the best way to welcome Anne is to SING!  If you have a great voice or love to sing, please consider joining one of our choirs or becoming a cantor.

  • Join our School...

    INCARNATION SCHOOL
    708-385-6250

    Please call for a personal tour.  Visit the school to meet our teachers and
    see all the great things happening at Incarnation.

    THE INCARNATION DIFFERENCE
    ► Preschool: Three and Four Year Old
         Programs - half or full day

    ► Comprehensive curriculum includes
         Spanish, Music, Art, Physical
         Education, Library and Technology

    ► Technology Resources: Interactive
         white boards, daily use of computers,  
         web-based learning programs, digital  
         textbooks

    ► Award Winning Resource Lab

    ► Extended Care from 7AM - 6PM

    Program:

    Four Year Old:
    ► Three or five days, half or full day
      ► Must be four years old by Sept. 1st
     
    Three Year Old:
    ► Two days, half or full day
           ► Must be three years old by Sept. 1st
     
    Please pass this information along to any interested families.
     
    Visit the school’s website at incarnationcatholic.org
     

    We’ve been serving faith and excellence in Catholic education for over 53 years!!!

    KLIKNIJ ABY UZYSKAC INFORMACJE
    PO POLSKU

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  • Win $50,000!
    Golden Ticket Raffle


    Incarnation Parish is here for you – now we’re asking if you could be here for her.  Please consider purchasing the raffle ticket.
     
    - Three Grand Prizes: $50,000,
       $10,000, and $3,000 drawn at Casino Night on
       April 29th, 2017.

    - Weekly drawings with a chance to win $50 cash
       prize or another $100 entry into the raffle.

    - Tickets are sold at all Incarnation events, after Weekend Masses in the Parish Vestibule, in the Parish Office, School, and online through our website and Give Central. 
     
    Purchase your ticket today on the following Give Central website:
     
    https://www.givecentral.org/location/156/event/9640
     
    Click HERE to print the order form that you can drop in the collection basket,
    mail, fax, or e-mail it to us.
     

  • Attention Business Owners!

    Our parish bulletin is read by thousands of people each weekend and it is also available on line. This is your opportunity to secure a space to promote your business to our parishioners. To place an ad or get more information, please contact our Parish Office at 708-597-3180 or contact directly, a LPI representative George Velazquez to place an ad today! His email address is gvelazquez@4LPi.com and his phone number is (800) 950-9952, extension #2631. 

    We would like to thank our present advertisers for renewing their ads.

  • The Journey

    Answering the call for the New Evangelization, all leaders and members of all ministries from Formation/Education and Spiritual Life Commissions participated in the spiritual and evangelical renewal program “Alpha” that was adopted to the current needs of Incarnation Parish and given our own name of “Journey to the Heart of the Faith.” Please watch the video below:
     

  • Religious Education Program

    Handing on our faith to the next generation of Catholics is one of the most important responsibilities we share as the Church.  

    Incarnation Parish Religious Education Program (REP) is dedicated to this mission!  

    Our goal is to build a community where young disciples and their families not only learn more about the life-saving message of Our Lord Jesus, they truly encounter the love and mercy of Christ through our wonderful catechists, aides, and board members!  

    REP meets from September through May, on Sunday mornings or Monday afternoons.  Over 260 kindergarten through eighth graders currently join in prayer, music, art, and study - bringing our Catholic faith alive!  Every grade lives the mission of Jesus by doing service, in our parish community and beyond. From our first graders who make cards for the nursing home, to our third graders who pray the rosary, to our seventh graders who serve as junior catechists, all our young disciples learn the importance of "washing feet."  We also worship together and learn about the Holy Mass: all our grades attend "class Masses" with their catechists throughout the year, to deepen their understanding of and relationship to the Eucharist.  

    From Mr. B. Fuesel and Mrs. C. Smarz, who have been catechists for over thirty years, to Nick, Carissa, Becca, Alex, Ana, and Jackson, our high school helpers, everyone in REP is welcome to share their time and giftedness!  And our REP Board is amazing - hard working and strong in their faith.  Every summer they gather for an overnight retreat, spending time in prayer, reflection, and spiritual growth.  

    Please keep our religious education program, our children, their families, our catechists, aides and staff, in your prayers - that the Holy Spirit of God continue to bless us and inspire us. 

    Also please stop by the Religious Education office to register your child(ren) to our wonderful program, call at 708.388.4005 for more informtion or check out our REP web page by clicking HERE.

    Kathy McNicholas - Pastoral Associate & Director of Religious Education Program

  • Gift Cards Sales

    We sell GIFT CARDS 

    in the Church Vestibule:

    First Saturday of the Month
    between 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
    and 5:00 - 5:15 PM

    Every Sunday between 8:30 AM - 11:15 AM 

    and in the School Office Office:

    Monday - Friday 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM 

  • Stay connected with Your Incarnation Family

    Stay connected with your Incarnation Family! 
     
    Simply text  @2g77e 
    to the following number: 81010.  


    to receive weekly inspirational texts messages!

  • Children's Liturgy of the Word - Sundays at 9:30.