Parish Events
This weekend you will hear about our new evangelization tool called FORMED.

October is the Month of the
Holy Rosary
We will pray one decade of the rosary before each mass.
First Friday Adoration is October 6th
from 3pm - 6:30pm,
benediction will follow.
Mass of Remembrance Candles
During the month of October, candles for the
 Mass of Remembrance on All Souls Day can be purchased after all Masses for $5.
Each candle is dedicated to one individual person .
5th Annual Northwest Families
March for Life
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
Join families, churches, and individuals as we give joyful witness to the sanctity of all human life.
1:00pm : Gather in St. Theresa Church (455 S. Benton, Palatine) for song, prayer and inspirational speakers. Walk down the sidewalk of Northwest Hwy. with beautiful Life-affirming signs to the plaza at Hicks (1/2 mile) to share the love of LIFE.
2:15 pm : Rally at the plaza with more songs, speakers and prayer.
*Wear YELLOW to this celebration of life !
Contact Sally Fortier for more information at
Tickets Go on Sale this Weekend
For the
St. Stephen Culinaires
Polish Dinner
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Stuffed Cabbage, Pierogi, Polish Sausage/kraut, Potato Pancakes, Green Beans, Cucumbers in sour cream, Bread & butter and Kolacky will be served
Adults $14/ Children $7
No tickets will be available at the door
Final Date to get Tickets is October 22nd
This is a catered affair
Please call Barb Stancato
at 847-269-0185 or the Parish Center
St. Stephen’s Table - October 8th
A free dinner for individuals and families in need.
Our guests are in need of items from our shopping table such as non-perishable food items, canned goods and toiletries.
Please bring them to the gym at 3pm this Sunday, October 8th.
Peace & Justice Ministry
Concert of Families for Peace
 by our Spanish Choir led by Marieth Quintero that
brings together different
Hispanic Choirs from the Archdiocese of Chicago.
St Stephen Concert will be Friday, October 13th at 7:00pm.
Tickets are available in the office for purchase:
Adult Tickets - $10
Kids (5 -12yrs) - $5
Children (under 5) - Free
Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Rally
  Join us in celebrating the
100th anniversary of
Our Lady of Fatima
by praying the rosary on
Saturday, October 14 at 12pm
on the Blessed Virgin Mary Patio.
Please bring a chair. All parishioners are invited.
Family Mass
Sunday, October 15th
at the 10:00am Mass
Family Mass is a time to reflect and pray with our own family, the family of St. Stephen’s community and to share the Eucharistic meal of Jesus Christ, which is such an important part of our
Catholic faith.
To sign up as greeters, lectors, or gift bearers,
call contact Libby McGuire-Giovanni at
Our next monthly Hospitality will be the weekend of October 15th. For more information contact
Barb Stancato at 847-269-0185.
S ymbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained is a vibrant, relevant, and complete program to re-evangelize and reinvigorate our parish. The compelling sessions of this bold series guide parishioners through the breadth and richness of the Catholic faith.
Presented by some of the most trusted Catholic teachers in the world, this unique video and discussion experience will transform
the lives of our parishioners.
Beginning Monday October 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in Hanley Hall
Learn more about your Catholic faith or be renewed in your faith.
All material is online - No cost to participate!
Questions, please contact Deacon Bill Warmouth at
Registration: Call the Parish Center (847) 824-202 6
Saturday, October 21st
Doors open at 6:30pm
Games begin at 7:00pm
Sr. Sharon Hamm’s
Memorial Mass
Monday, October 30th
St. Stephen Protomartyr
Parish Center Office 
(847) 824-2026 
St. Stephen Protomartyr Church