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St Ferdinand Church • 5900 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 • tel: 773 622 5900 • fax: 773 622 5903
We collected over 100% of desired campaign goal. From now on all additional gifts will remain at disposal of the Parish. Thank you !
REOPENING PLAN FOR ST. FERDINAND CHURCH AMID COVID-19


Our parish received permission to hold Masses in person but with a limited number of attendees. 

Masses in English will be offered on:
  Saturday at 5:00 pm
  Sunday at 8:30 am-this mass will also be live streamed via our website at www.stferdinandchurch.com  
  12:30 pm, 5:00 pm. There will be no 10:00 am Mass in the Chapel

Weekly Masses will be offered: 
Monday to Friday: at 8:00 am and 12:00 noon and Saturday at 8:00 am

The sacrament of reconciliation is available: Monday to Saturday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration: Every Thursday from 3 pm to 6 pm

Those interested in attending Mass must register on our parish website: www.stferdinandchurch.com  or call: Beata at 773/758-2123 and Sophie at 708/ 369-0680. 


Please consider giving online at www.stferdinandchurch.com  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. If you have any questions, please contact me at St. Ferdinand Parish. 
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Fr. Jason Torba

Please join us in prayer by watching our daily Mass and devotions:
Weekdays 8:00 AM
Sundays only 8:30 AM 
(Available whole day) weddings and funerals upon family wish. We invite you to join us daily in church too. Limits still in effect.
Pope Francis Prayer

We fly to your protection, O Holy Mother of God

In the present tragic situation, when the whole world is prey to suffering and anxiety, we fly to you, Mother of God and our Mother, and seek refuge under your protection.
Virgin Mary, turn your merciful eyes towards us amid this coronavirus pandemic. Comfort those who are distraught and mourn their loved ones who have died, and at times are buried in a way that grieves them deeply. Be close to those who are concerned for their loved ones who are sick and who, in order to prevent the spread of the disease, cannot be close to them. Fill with hope those who are troubled by the uncertainty of the future and the consequences for the economy and employment.
Mother of God and our Mother, pray for us to God, the Father of mercies, that this great suffering may end and that hope and peace may dawn anew. Plead with your divine Son, as you did at Cana, so that the families of the sick and the victims be comforted, and their hearts be opened to confidence and trust.
Protect those doctors, nurses, health workers and volunteers who are on the frontline of this emergency, and are risking their lives to save others. Support their heroic effort and grant them strength, generosity and continued health.
Be close to those who assist the sick night and day, and to priests who, in their pastoral concern and fidelity to the Gospel, are trying to help and support everyone.
Blessed Virgin, illumine the minds of men and women engaged in scientific research, that they may find effective solutions to overcome this virus.
Support national leaders, that with wisdom, solicitude and generosity they may come to the aid of those lacking the basic necessities of life and may devise social and economic solutions inspired by farsightedness and solidarity.
Mary Most Holy, stir our consciences, so that the enormous funds invested in developing and stockpiling arms will instead be spent on promoting effective research on how to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.
Beloved Mother, help us realize that we are all members of one great family and to recognize the bond that unites us, so that, in a spirit of fraternity and solidarity, we can help to alleviate countless situations of poverty and need. Make us strong in faith, persevering in service, constant in prayer.
Mary, Consolation of the afflicted, embrace all your children in distress and pray that God will stretch out his all-powerful hand and free us from this terrible pandemic, so that life can serenely resume its normal course.
To you, who shine on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope, do we entrust ourselves, O Clement, O Loving, O Sweet Virgin Mary. Amen.

Before you come to church
REMEMBER !
Our parish has just received a permission to hold public Holy Masses with a not negotiable limit of 192 attendees per mass. Registrations for weekdays taken at the door only !

Weekend Masses in the usual order: Saturday 5:00 PM. 
Sunday 8:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 5:00 PM

Masses will be offered in the usual weekday order:  8:00 AM, 12:00 PM  
Please click the link below to register If you have any problems signing up you may call: Ms Beata at 773-758-2123 or Ms Sophie at 708 369-0680 
Mon - Sun 9 AM - 6 PM
Sign up's for next weekend available Sunday evening
Deadlines for Each Weekend are:
Saturday at 12:00 (noon) for Sunday Vigil Mass (Sat) at 5:00 PM. 
Saturday at 6:00 PM for all other Sunday Masses
Staying Connected to Serve You
Our parish office is still available to assist you. To schedule sacraments and for other information please call Parish Secretary at 

773-622-5900 or 773/934-5640 or send an email to zmazurek@saintferdinad.org 

To speak to one of the priests please call parish office and dial the following extension:
Pastor Fr. Zdzisław Jason Torba - 231 
Fr. Pawel Zazuniak – 235
Fr. Lukasz Pyka - 236
Br. James - 247