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

04/20 Scripture Meditation-6:30PM-Ministry Center-Chapel-North Room

04/22 Individual Reconciliation-4PM-Church

04/23 Family Faith Weaving-10:45-Wisdom Hall

04/23 Young Adult Ministered Mass / Blessing of Expectant Parents-11AM-Church

04/23 Sunday Supper-6PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge

04/25 Salt & Light Ministry-Mom's Prayer Group-7PM-Ministry Center-South Room-Chapel

04/25 Coping and Support with Aging Parents-7PM-Ministry Center-Living Room

04/25 AA Meeting-8PM-Ministry Center-Dining Room

04/26 Baby-Toddler Play Group-9:30AM-Ministry Center-Playroom

04/26 Individual Reconciliation-6PM-Church

04/26 Centering Prayer-6:45PM-Ministry Center-Chapel

04/29 Individual Reconciliation-4PM-Church

04/30 Park Ridge Day of Service-9AM to 5PM-Barry Gym-Wisdom Hall

04/30 Teen Ministered Senior Appreciation Mass-11AM-Church

04/30 Sunday Supper-6PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge

05/02 Salt & Light Ministry-Mom's Prayer Group-7PM-Ministry Center-South Room-Chapel

05/02 From Conflict to Communion-7PM-St. Luke's Lutheran Church-205 N Prospect-Park Ridge

05/0AA Meeting-8PM-Ministry Center-Dining Room


Social Concerns Ministry


Mission Statement

In faithfulness to Jesus Christ and His Gospel, the Mary, Seat of Wisdom, Social Concerns Ministry provides support services for any individual or family in the community whose needs prevent them from realizing their full potential in the family of God.

The spirit of love, concern and reverence for the dignity of every person motivates us to serve as instruments of the Holy Spirit, bringing spiritual and material support to those to whom we minister.


The goal of the Social Concerns Ministry is to assist those in need in becoming more self-sufficient by providing temporary emergency material support and aid.


The Social Concerns Ministry:

  • Conducts an annual coat drive.
  • Provides emotional support to the poor and disadvantaged.
  • Conducts a food drive during the week of the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Sponsors an Advent Gift project.
  • Provides referrals to parishioners in need of errand or doctor visit transportation and home visits.
  • Organizes the Holy Thursday Simple Supper.
  • Assists the needy individuals and families by providing such items as emergency rental assistance, food coupons, pharmacological assistance, emergency transportation, emergency lodging and referrals to nearby social service agencies.
  • Sponsors the MSW Blood Drive.

Contact Information

For more information contact Linda Krol, 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