St. Emily and St. Thomas Becket Parishes
November 1, 2019
commitmentmassEnrollment Commitment Mass

Please plan to attend the 5:00 PM mass on Saturday, November 16.  

Now that they have begun the preparation process for Confirmation, the candidates will be asked to declare their intention to follow through until receiving the sacrament of Confirmation.  At the mass, they will receive the prayer books which will accompany them. 

Please let Cathy Crino know if you would like to read at this mass.
mercyWorks of Mercy Opportunities

Periodically, about every two or three weeks, we'll let you know of opportunities in our parishes and the wider community for Works of Mercy.


Please think of taking advantage of these, as well as finding opportunities in your daily life.

  • Jillian Altosino, the Life Enrichment Director at Citadel Healthcare is eager to have students help with baking, decorating cookies, making goodie bags to give to shelters, making crafts, coloring, painting. playing games such as Bingo, Trivia, Sing-a-longs/Christmas Carols.

    "We are also looking for any hidden talents such as singing, playing a musical instrument, etc. We are open to any suggestions you might have as well."

    If you would like to volunteer with the elderly, contact her at or 847-795-9700.
  • Help with the St. Emily Dinner Dance invitations. Help to stuff and label the invitations going out in the mail.  Come to Hajdu Hall on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 PM.
  • The St. Emily St. Vincent de Paul Society needs help with organizing their Christmas collection on Sunday, November 17.  Sign up here for the time(s) you can work.
  • An elderly neighbor who lives close to the St. Emily parish grounds, on Marcella, needs help shoveling their driveway.  If you are interested in volunteering, contact David Mika.
You can find ideas on these lists for things to do in your everyday life.

Quick Links
St. Emily Parish
Catherine Crino, DRE
St. Thomas Becket Parish
Renata Sosin, CRE