Parish Events
St. Stephen Culinaires Present a
 Soup, Chili & Salad Dinner
On Saturday, March 10th, 2018
from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in Hanley Hall.
Menu is fresh tossed salad, split pea soup, chicken soup, beef vegetable soup, cream of broccoli soup, cream of mushroom, minestrone and chili.
Try one, try them all!
Angel Food Cake with fruit topping and cool whip for dessert.
Chili and all soups are homemade by the Culinaires. 
Bread and butter will, also, be served.
    Adults    $10
    Children (under 10)  $5
Tickets are available at the door for $2 more
or call Barb at 847-269-0185 to have tickets held at the door
Lenten Mission
Monday, March 5th 7pm at St. Mary: Introduction to Lent 

Tuesday, March 6th 7pm at St. Stephen: The Resurrection of Lazarus

Wednesday, March 7th 7pm - St. Mary: The Transfiguration of Jesus

Thursday, March 8th 7pm - St. Stephen: The Encounter with the Samaritan Woman at the Well
J oin our faith community—and nearly 14,000 Catholic communities
across the United States—in a
life-changing Lenten journey of encounter with CRS Rice Bowl.

Pick up your family’s CRS Rice Bowl from church this weekend . Rice bowls can be turned in on Easter weekend.

During the 40 days of Lent, as companions on the journey, we will encounter our neighbor.
Symbolon - English
Wednesday Nights
 February 28
at 7:00pm in the
Mezydlo Room
** T he Symbolon Spanish Sessions are held on Tuesday Nights from February 27 - March 6th at 7:00pm in the Mezydlo Room. **
Children’s Backpack Ministry
We are in our fourth year of packing food for local school children who do not get balanced meals on weekends. Kids can’t learn when they’re hungry.
Our current needs are:

Canned Meats: Vienna Sausages, Chicken, Beef Stew, canned ravioli or spaghetti
Canned or fruit cups
If you would like to learn more about this all parish project, contact Sally Fortier at
Peace & Justice Ministry
St. Stephen’s Table
A free meal for families and individuals in need.

If you would like to help with our March 11th meal, the items needed for our menu are:
Lunch meat, cheese, Garden Salad, Fruit Salad & Dessert.

Food to be dropped off at 2:00pm.

FOOD DONATION: Contact Terri Dahm at or call 847-824-2721

TO VOLUNTEER: Contact Laura Avina at 
Sam’s Farmers Market
located at 1045 E. Oakton Street is donating 10% of the amount of money that you spend on groceries at their store to our church!
Simply save your grocery receipts, and deposit them in Sam's donation box found in the vestibule of our church next time you come to mass.
Thank you for your thoughtful donation!
The 2018 envelope boxes are no longer in church. If you need to pick up your box, please call the office.
Don't forget to sign up for FORMED.
Go to the link on our website or go to,
click on login or if this is your first time,
click on register now.
Parish Office 
(847) 824-2026 
St. Stephen Protomartyr Church