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St Ferdinand Church • 5900 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 • tel: 773 622 5900 • fax: 773 622 5903
Please join us in prayer by watching our daily Mass and devotions:
Weekdays 8:00 AM
Sundays only 8:30 AM 
 We invite you to join us daily in church too. All limits are lifted.
Please consider giving online at:  and clicking donate button, here you can make a weekly offertory contribution to our St. Ferdinand Parish family and keep the vital ministries and services we provide going.  

If you prefer to make an offertory donation through cash or check, you can mail your donations to our parish office at St. Ferdinand Church 5900 W. Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60634

May God grant you His peace during this difficult time and may He manifest His love and presence to you in abundant ways. God bless you.

Fr. Peter Gnoinski

Who is a Parishioner?

There are many people who come to the rectory asking for a baptism or marriage or to sign a letter saying he or she is a parishioner. When this happens, our parish secretary checks if they are considered registered, and many times, they are not considered registered.
So what makes a person a parishioner?
You are not a parishioner because your parents go here. You are not a parishioner because you went to school here. You are not a parishioner just because you come to Mass here!
Being a parishioner should be an easy process. You simply have to come to the rectory and fill out a registration form. You may download the registration form  then bring it to the rectory. You know you are a parishioner when envelopes are sent to you. It’s that easy! No fee; no ID cards are required!
Being a parishioner means that you are committed and invested in this parish. It means that you commit to keeping the parish vibrant, which means investment of your time, talents, and treasures to the parish. The parish would not be the same without our parishioners who make a difference and form the parish.
Thank you for your dedication and devotion!

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 Sunday of December 4th, 2022

1. HELP WANTED! St. Ferdinand School is looking for tutors for an after-school tutoring program. Are you or a students? Hours are 3- 5 PM for 1, 2, or 3 days a week. Please contact the school office for more information.

2. The Queen of Hearts jackpot continues to grow! It is now at over $6,000! Although chances will be available after this weekend’s 8:30 Mass, they will also be available for purchase the NEXT TWO weekends, as well for our next draw on Dec 14. Thank you for your support, and good luck to all for our next drawing! –

3. The Filipino community of St Ferdinand is happy to announce that the Simbang Gabi novena of Masses celebration is going to run from Dec 15 to 23. Please see the bulletin for details.

4. This coming Wednesday, Dec. 7th we will celebrate an Anticipation Mass at 5:00 pm in the Church for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation, on Thursday, December 8, Masses in English will be celebrated at 8:15 a.m., 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. The Parish Office will be closed.

5. Next weekend there will be a second collection in support of the Retirement Fund for Religious Men and Women, who spent their lives serving our church and our world. Please be generous. Thank you