Welcome to Our Lady of the Snows Parish

Thank you for visiting Our Lady of the Snows Parish website.   We hope that you will find here all the information you need about our parish and activities.  Not registered with us yet?  Send us an e-mail, or fill out the form on the lower left side of this page.  We would love to have you as part of our vibrant community.

Fr. Stan Rataj, Pastor

Religious Education

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Upcoming Events

  • Our Queen of Hearts is currently at $5,440
  • The Youth Ministry is having a delicious bake sale on Sunday, May 26th .  Funds will help offset the cost of their trip to ND Vision retreat. 
  • The Parish is selling World’s Finest Chocolate bars (crisp, caramel, solid, almond) for $1.00 and mint melt-aways for $2.00.
  • The Council of Catholic Women is hosting their annual June Banquet on Monday, June 3rd from 6p to 9:30p – at the Mayfield Banquet Hall.  Tickets are $27/person (dinner, open bar, entertainment) and can be purchased in the Parish office.


Save the Date
Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th when we will have our “Taste of Snows” (Kermes) event in Kinsella Hall and our Parish grounds.  We will have food vendors, games, raffles, great prizes, entertainment and more!!   We would like to have a big “Basket Raffle” and are accepting donations (you choose the theme).  Of course, we will need many volunteers, to make this happen.  If interested, please leave your name and phone number with the Parish office.  

Recycling Day
There will be a “Recycling Day:  Paper & Electronics” on Wednesday, June 12th from 9:00a to 1:00p at the Polish Highlanders – 4808 S. Archer Avenue.  Safeguard from identity theft!  Bring along any sensitive documents that you would like shredded.  You can also bring anything electrical except televisions.  Do you have any old prescription drugs?  Bring those too.  They will dispose of any prescription drugs for you.  (For a sample listing of electrical items accepted, refer to the flyer on our foyer bulletin board.)

Diabetes Prevention Program
You’re invited (adults 18 years +) to participate in a “FREE” Diabetes Prevention Program on Wednesday, June 19th from 2p to 3p at the LSV Center – 7745 S. Leamington, Burbank, IL.   Estan invitados a un Programa para la Prevencion de Diabetes “GRATIS” el Miercoles, 19 de Junio de 2p a 3p en el Centro LSV en el domicilio antes mencionado.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a “Free Summer Meals” for all children 18 and under.  Healthy and nutritious summer meals are available for children when school is out.  To find a site close to you, call 1-800-359-2163.  El Departamento de Agricultura de los E.U. esta patrocinando “Comidas Gratis de Verano” para todos los niňos de 18 aňos y menos.

Many of you have been asking about registration for the next Religious Education Program semester.  We will begin accepting registrations on Monday, July 1, 2019.  We will require a copy of your child’s Baptism Certificate and First Communion Certificate (if applicable).  REP tuition will be due at the time of registration. Muchos de ustedes han preguntado cuando seran las incripciones para el proximo semestre de las clases del Programa de Educacion Religiosa.  Estaremos aceptando registraciones comenzando el Lunes, 1 de Julio 2019.

Garage Sale

Mark your calendar from Garage Sale (REVISED DATES) There was a need to revise the dates of our HUGE Garage Sale. Instead of June 14th through June 16th, the new dates are: JUNE 21 THROUGH JUNE 23.  We are still accepting garage sale items.  They can be dropped off during the week from 9:00a to 9:00p (by the display case in the foyer).  If donating clothes, it would be helpful if they are washed and separated by men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing.


Hall Rental Dates
Looking to rent space for your special private event (graduation, reception, anniversary, baptism, quinceañera, retirement, etc.)???  Consider celebrating your special event at Our Lady of the Snows Parish hall.  We can accommodate up to 250 people, round 72” white banquet tables and white chairs are available, you have access to our kitchen, there’s AMPLE parking, wheel chair accessible, and MORE!  You provide the food and beverages (NO HARD LIQUOR PERMITTED) and we do the cleaning!  A $100 deposit is required to “reserve” your date.  Contact the Parish office for more information and ask about our competitive rates. 


Esta en busca de un salon para su proximo evento personal (recepcion, graduacion, Bautizo, jubilacion, cumpleaňos, etc.)?  Si es haci, aun temenos fechas disponibles para rentar el salon.  Llame a la Oficina Parroquial para mas informacion. 

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