All women of the parish are members of the Council of Catholic Women, and are welcomed at all of our events, meetings and projects.  We try to offer spiritual enrichment programs, education programs, service opportunities and social events.  Do join us!!  You can be sure of a warm welcome, and one or more programs suited to your particular interests!  Events and programs will be advertised in the bulletin, on the website and on social media.  If you have any questions about CCW, feel free to contact one of the board members below.

Council of Catholic Women Board

Ann Krueger, President – or

Pam Sifuentes, Vice President –

Carol Baker, Secretary –

 Fran Gilles, Treasurer –

Council of Catholic Women – Diocese of Joliet website

National Council of Catholic Women website


Ongoing Ministries, Programs and Projects:

Prayer Blanket Ministry makes fleece blankets for ill parishioners and friends as requested, saying a prayer with each knot. When done, it is blessed and presented.  The group meets most Monday evenings; confirm with Linette Guare at

Mary’s Circle is the afternoon group of the Council of Catholic Women. They meet on the last Thursday of the months from March through October.  For detailed information contact Elaine Heppe @ 630-279-6692.

Elizabeth Ministry/Rosebud Ministry is a prayer program of support for women who are pregnant, hoping to become pregnant, or to adopt.  Roses and cards of explanation are at the rear of the Church by the statue of St. Therese, the ‘Little Flower’, near the confessional. for further information, contact Michele Johnston at