Respect Life Month – A Perfect Gift

Each child is the perfect gift for you! During Respect life month, we will be sharing references from articles originally published by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops. This article speaks to how perfect your child is, whether they are 100% perfect or not. Soon after the birth of my son Charlie*, who has Down syndrome, a visitor asked whether he was “mild, moderate,…

Bricks

These bricks are not the cornerstone, but will leave a legacy on the grounds of St. Laurence. As a fundraiser and to improve the grounds of St. Laurence, we are selling legacy bricks to honor your families’ history past, present, and future. Plans for using the bricks include the walkway between the parking lot and church entrance, and if enough are purchased, a patio between…

90 years young – a recap of the celebration

The celebration of our 90 years as a parish happened on August 12, 2018 Here is a recap of the celebration and events of the day. Mass at 11AM began with a procession of flags of the nations represented by our parishoners in the order that they joined the parish. The Knights of Columbus presented the American flag and the Vatican flag. Mass was concelebrated…

Celebrating 90 Years of Ministry

St. Laurence is Celebrating 90 Years of Ministry to the Elgin Community We invite all our neighbors and friends, especially former members of St. Laurence Parish to join us in Celebrating 90 Years of Ministry to the Elgin Community. When:   August 12, 2018  Anniversary Mass: 11AM Picnic on the church grounds following mass. Come renew old friendships and Celebrate with us. The day includes: 11…

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