Mary, Seat of Wisdom
920 W. Granville, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068, 847-825-3153

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This Week at MSW
Child Care-9:30AM Sunday Mass-Room 107
Children's Liturgy of the Word-9:30AM & 11AM Sunday Mass-Annex

05/20 Individual Reconciliation-4PM-Church

05/21 Family Faith Weaving-10:45AM-Wisdom Hall

05/21 Young Adult Ministered Mass-11AM-Church

05/21 Sunday Supper-6PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge

05/22 Prayer Shawl Ministry-7PM-Ministry Center-Dining Room

05/23 Coping and Support with Aging Parents-7PM-Ministry Center-Living Room

05/23 AA Meeting-8PM-Ministry Center-Dining Room

05/24 Baby-Toddler Playgroup-9:30AM-Ministry Center-Playroom

05/24 Individual Reconciliation-6PM-Church

05/24 Centering Prayer-6:45PM-Ministry Center-Chapel

05/27 Individual Reconciliation-4PM-Church

05/28 Sunday Supper-6PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge

05/29 Memorial Day - Parish Office Closed

05/29 One Mass Only at 8:40

05/30 Salt & Light Ministry-Mom's Prayer Group-7PM-Ministry Center-South Room-Chapel

05/30 From Conflict to Communion-7PM-St Lukes Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect Ave-Park Ridge

05/30 AA Meeting-8PM-Ministry Center-Dining Room

05/31 Individual Reconciliation-6PM-Church

05/31 Centering Prayer-6:45PM-Ministry Center-Chapel

06/02 Eucharistic Adoration-9:30AM-Church

06/03 Uncle Pete's Bag Distribution-All Masses Except 7PM

06/03 Individual Reconciliation-4PM-Church

06/04 Uncle Pete's Bag Distribution-All Masses Except 7PM

06/04 Parish Blood Drive-8AM-Wisdom Hall

06/04 Sunday Supper-6PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge


Sacristan Ministry


Reflecting the Parish Vision Statement which declares: "We choose to celebrate our relationship with Christ and the Church through prayerful and life-giving liturgy," the moission of the Sacristan Ministry is to support this vision so as to assist the community in its worship. 


This ministry prepares the environment immediately before celebrations so that parishioners may experience prayerful and life-giving liturgies and may be drawn into the mystery of Christ.


  • To provide organizational assistance before, during and after for all weekend liturgies, for the majoy Solemnities and Feasts, for Holy Week, and the Triduum
  • To provide all elements needed for worship: bread, wine, vessels, linens, candles, books  etc.
  • To ensure all lectors, prayer leaders, and ministers of Communion are present and, if not, recruit extra ministers needed for the liturgy
  • To provide last minute communication as needed for clergy, ushers, parishioners, ministers, musicians, and servers
  • To implement last minute requests from the presiders as needed
  • To communicate with the ataff on necessary repairs and restocking of liturgical supplies
  • To assist with all preparation for the liturgies of Holy Week an despecially the Triduum
  • To assist with overall coordination in Wisdom Hall and The Brian Barry Gym for Christmas Eve and Easter morning liturgies
  • To provide any preparation and assistance needd for any special liturgies throughout the year, e.g., First Holy Communion, Confirmation, Feast of Mary, The Seat of Wisdom, etc.


Communicate via e-mail with the Liturgy Planning Committee, the clergy or the sacristan head.

Contact Information

Mary Ellen Jackson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




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Mary, Seat of Wisdom
920 W. Granville
Park Ridge, IL 60068