need your input and time is of the essence! We ask
that you cast a vote to submit your top two choices
of the new parish name. The survey will be
available between now and Monday, August 31st at 12
noon. The Parish
Naming subcommittee will meet on Monday evening to
discuss the votes and finalize on three names to send to
the Cardinal for his review to the RMC Committee.
The committee will then review on September 8, 2020 and
provide their decision.
Please take a moment to watch the video of Parishioner
Guidelines as you return to St. Dismas.
We are very excited that St.
Dismas Church has been certified by the Archdiocese of
Chicago to resume the public celebration of Mass as part
of the 2nd Phase of the Church Reopening Process.
Cardinal Cupich’s dispensation from the obligation of
attending Sunday Mass remains in force.
Group/Ministry Gatherings and church activities until
further notice. The rectory will be closed until
further notice; the staff will be checking messages
In order to maintain appropriate social distancing, St.
Dismas can accommodate 40 parishioners per Mass.
Over time, additional Masses will be added on the weekend
as long as we can assure everyone’s safety. Before
coming to Mass, we ask that you read review the
Parishioner Guidelines provided by the Archdiocese.
The daily Mass will be offered Monday to Saturday at 7:00
am followed by Rosary and Adoration and will be
livestreamed on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Our weeekend Masses will include the Saturday (Sunday
Vigil Mass) at 4 pm and Sunday mornings at 7 am, 9 am, and
11 am. The 9 am Sunday Mass will be livestreamed for
those who are feeling uncomfortable to attend or unable to
do so because of health issues.
is required to
attend any of our Masses.
You may sign up on our Mass Attendee sign up page
using SignUpGenius. If you are unsure how
to do this or do not have access to a computer or a
smartphone, you may call the office Monday through Friday
to register. A limited number of reservations can be
made through the office. Please leave a brief
message with your name, the Mass time and date you'd like
to attend, and the number of people coming with you.
As you can imagine, there is a large demand for the
weekend Masses, therefore we ask that you consider others
when signing up and allow others to have an opportunity to
be present at a Mass.
If you have reserved a spot for a weekend Mass and find
you are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation
You may also call the office Monday through Friday, 8 am
to 4 pm, and we can cancel your reservation for you as
will only be at the main doors of the church.
Face coverings must be worn at all times in the
Please maintain social distancing at all times.
A greeter will check you in and an usher will guide
you to an available pew. Please follow
directional signs and sit only in designated pews on
the blue crosses in each pew. Families living in the
same house may sit together in the same pew and are
not required to social distance.
Volunteers will be on hand to help direct you.
You may exit the church at the west entrance door. We
respectfully ask that you leave the church once Mass
has ended. We greatly appreciate no one lingering in
the Gathering Area.
We Need You!
We are looking for a few good women, men, and teenage
volunteers to help with the reopening of our church for
weekend Masses. Specifically, we are looking for 2
volunteers to be greeters at the door, 3-4 ushers to guide
parishioners at each Mass, and 3-4 volunteers to help
sanitize the church after each Mass.
If you would be interested in becoming a greeter, please
contact Rosy Aguilar at
email@example.com or contact Mark Matias at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom Plonowski at
Volunteers - please use our
sign-up link at Sign Up Genius to sign up for the
different services that are held at St. Dismas.
Please know that you are able to swap with others in case
you are not able to come to your assignment.
Thank you for becoming part of our Parish Reopening Team!
"Heal Me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; Save me,
and I shall be saved, for you are my praise."
Jeremiah 17:14 Rectory
The office will be closed until further notice Monday thru Thursday - 8:00
am to 4 pm Friday - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Our Parish Ministries
include Bereavement, Men's Club, Women's Club,
Community Outreach, Spiritual Life, Sociedad
Tonantzin, Parish Pastoral Council and Youth Group.
Liturgical Roles, Art &
Environment and Funeral Liturgy.
Our Parish Mission Statement: "Guided by the Holy Spirit and
nourished by the Eucharist, the mission of St. Dismas Parish is
to become a welcoming community of faith, hope and charity by
serving one another in the name of Jesus Christ, thereby
enabling our members and the surrounding community to grow in
their relationships with God and with one another."
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