Welcome to Our Parish
A Word from Fr. John
This weekend's Gospel passage from Matthew (13:44-52) again recalls Jesus teaching in parables, today's topic being spiritual treasure. He likens membership in the heavenly kingdom to "a treasure buried in a field," and also to a "pearl of great price." Because pearls in the ancient world were so prized for their beauty and rarity as they are today, people could easily understand the point Jesus was conveying - no treasure is of greater value than a place in the kingdom of heaven! More...
Lake County Catholic Family Day
Journeys of Faith
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA):
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is primarily a journey to a life of faith, love and justice lived in communion with Catholics throughout the world. If you, or someone you know, have been thinking about becoming a member of the Catholic Church or to complete their Catholic initiation (sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation), contact Fr. Phi at 847-223-4731 or
email: p n g u y e n @ s t g i l b e r t . o r g
Search the stirring of faith within your heart. Hear the gospel proclaimed. Examine doubts and hesitations. Discern God's calling of you. Join us on Wednesday, August 27th at 7p
to ask questions at our RCIA Inquiry Session!
Rejoice In God:
Do you have a child of school age who has not been baptized or baptized in another faith tradition who desires to become Catholic? Do you have a child in third grade who has not celebrated their Reconciliation or Eucharist? If you have answered “Yes” to either question, the “Rejoice In God” program is for you. Contact Sister Donna at the Religious Education office for further information and to register: 847-223-3071.