The Parish Council shares decision making responsibilities with the pastoral staff. The Parish Council is made up of both staff members and parishioner representatives. For more information about the parish council you may contact the Parish Office.
The Legion of Mary is a movement of lay people who endeavor to live the gospel message of Jesus. The object of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary's and the Church's work.
There are four groups, including one for children, that meet regularly in the convent. They meet for prayer and to offer support to one another in the various acts of kindness and evangelization that is the Church's work.
For more information regarding the Legion of Mary, you may leave a message at the Parish Office
The Chapel Choir is a volunteer group of parish singers and musicians who lead music for the regular 10:00 Sunday liturgy in the Chapel and other events using a variety of music styles and instrumentation. The group rehearses each Sunday morning in the Chapel.
Anyone interested in joining the Chapel Choir should leave their name and phone number at the Parish Office, or may see the choir director in person after the 10:00 Mass.
The Ladies of St. Anne is the Catholic women's club of the parish. Members meet to pray the Novena to Saint Anne on Saturday mornings after the 8:00 Mass. They sponsor the annual Novena to Saint Anne in July.
The Ladies meet once a month for general business and to enjoy one another's company socially. The Ladies of Saint Anne support the parish in a number of ways. They provide the altar hosts and take care of the candles in church. The Ladies of Saint Anne raise money for the parish as well as for The House of the Good Shepherd, a shelter for battered women and children, by sponsoring activities such as bazaars, card and bunco parties, bake sales, etc.
St Ferdinand Church • 5900 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 • tel: 773 622 5900 • fax: 773 622 5903