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


Respect Life Ministry

Mission Statement

The mission of our Respect Life Ministry is to promote, through word and action, a consistent ethic of human life in all its stages. Recognizing that everyone is created in God's image and is of inestimable worth, we are challenged to promote and protect the inviolable right to life of all God's children.

Goals and Objectives

Our Respect Life Ministry fosters a "culture of life" within and beyond our parish, where each human being is valued as a precious and unrepeatable miracle of God who is worthy of love, dignity, and protection.

Our ministry is dedicated to:

  • Establishing a team to implement our mission and objectives, structuring a sysytem of leadership succession, and representing our ministry within the Human Concerns Commission.
  • Promoting a "culture of life" by providing parishioners opportunities to pray that all respect and value life.
  • Educating and training Catholics to be apostles on behalf of life.
  • Protecting and promoting the inviolable rights of all persons by directing efforts through legislative, judicial, and adminstrative channels.
  • Ministering with compassion to those who are troubled so as to express the Church's love for them and all God's people.


Our Respect Life Ministry:

  • Establishes a network to pray that all respect life.
  • Incorporates our culture of life goals in educational ministries, including our parish school, catechism, and teen, adult, and pre-Cana programs.
  • Participates in "Rosaries for Life".
  • Places Respect Life articles in the parish bulletin.

Contact Information

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