Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Welcome If you have been seeking a parish community in which to pray, to learn, to join in social activity and to be of service to others - our doors and hearts are open to you. we are thankful that God has sent you to us. Newcomers are asked to introduce themselves to one of the priests and to come in or call the Parish Office during bsuiness hours, 9 AM - 5Pm, Monday - Friday, to register.  
Mass Schedule Join us for our weekend or weekday masses. Find the times below.
Marriage Arrangements for marriages must be made at least four months in advance.  Please call the Parish Office, 9 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday for more information.
Baptism Baptisms are usually celebrated on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 1:30PM.  Instructions for parents are required.  These are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 7:30 PM in the Rectory.

RECTORY/PARISH OFFICE
5600 N. Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659

(773)561-3474
Fax: (773) 561-1129


Pastor: Fr. Aloysius Funtila
Resident: Rev. Tom Libera

Deacon: Mr. Donald J. Wehling
Deacon: Mr. Daniel Welter

Welcome Fr. Aloysius Funtila

Let me introduce myself. I am Fr. Aloysius Funtila. I was ordained a priest on April 9,
1983 in my hometown in the Philippines, Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija. I am the first son of my
parents, Mr. Atilano P. Funtila, Deceased, and Anita M. Funtila. Both were high school
teachers at our parish school.
I was trained under the CICM religious missionary order. After my ordination, I was sent
to Taiwan to do missionary work. My first missionary assignment was St. Therese Parish.
After two terms as a parish priest, I was sent to the Philippines to study family counseling.
When I finished my counseling studies, I was asked to study Mandarin. I did not complete
these studies for I was sent to Berkeley, California, to take additional courses. After
receiving my Masters Degree in Theological Studies, I came to the Archdiocese of Chicago
in May of 1993. I was assigned to St. Angela Church where I remained until June of 1997.
I continued my incardination process at St. Anastasia where I served as associate pastor. In
2002 I was assigned as pastor of St. Anastasia Parish until June of 2014 when I finished
two terms as pastor, completing a total of 17 years there. I was then assigned to St.
Josaphat Parish in Waukegan until I received my next assignment which turned out to be
the pastorate at St. Hilary Parish in Chicago, beginning in November 2014.
And here I am, looking forward to praying and working with you, hoping to learn from you,
and continuing to grow together with you in love and service to the Lord and each other.
May we be able to share Jesus’ presence and to become real followers of Christ.
Fr. Aloy

   

From the Pastor

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