Lord, it is wonderful
for us to be here…
–Matthew 17:4

 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to Transfiguration!

Transfiguration Parish is a people called to build a Catholic
Faith Community by seeking Christ and sharing His Gospel
through Prayer, Education, Service and Social Activities.
 
 
 
MASS SCHEDULE
 
 
In person Liturgies:
Saturday, 4pm in English, 6pm en Español,
Sunday 8 & 10am in English and
Sunday 1pm in Polish
 
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10:00am Virtual Sunday Mass from Transfiguration Church.
 

Tickets for observed Sunday Liturgies are no longer required! 

The 10am Sunday Mass will continue to stream live on our Facebook page.

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06.20.21 ===== Parish Announcements

WE ARE FULLY OPEN:

Effective immediately, please contact the office to schedule your sacramental celebration, prayer intentions, etc.

HELP WANTED—MAINTENANCE:

2 Part-time positions open—25 hours per week. 

Join our team as assistant to the Maintenance Director for building repair, upkeep of parish grounds and other related projects. Punctuality, the ability to follow instructions and lift, push or pull 50 lbs., climb ladders or stairs are key. Job duties vary. Previous experience in this area is helpful. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and will be required to pass a background check.

2 shifts are available Monday—Friday:

7:00 am—noon or 10:30 am—3:30 pm

25 hours per week.

$15.00 per hour

Email resume to ckwas@transfigurationwauconda.com

WE ARE CALLED TO SERVE:

“We are many parts, we are all one body. And the gifts we have, we are given to share. We are inviting you to join us in ministry at Transfiguration donating 1 or 2 hours. WE NEED YOU! Call the parish office for more information: 847-526-2400.

SEEKING RIDE TO MASS:

Several people are seeking a ride to a weekend mass. If you would be willing to help out, please call Kathie Blaszak at 847-526-2400 and we will keep your name and contact information on hand for those that inquire.

LADIES BUNKO:

Ladies over 21 years of age are welcome to join in fun and fellowship on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Old White Church (207 S. Church St.). Doors open at 6:30 pm and games begin at 7 pm. Suggested donation of $5.00 is requested to defer costs. Bring a dish to share. Please call 847-526-2400 and let us know how many will be in your party. We look forward to seeing everyone again!

ARCHDIOCESE COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS:

As a community we are all responsible for the safety and protection of our children, youth and vulnerable adults. Our programs are opening back up in the coming months. We ask to all our volunteers to be in compliance with Archdiocesan requirements. Please contact Kathie Blaszak at 847-526-2400 x245 if you have questions or need to have your Virtus account reactivated.


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===== Calling All Catechists/¡Llamando Catequistas!

CALLING ALL CATECHISTS!

We are in need of Catechists (teachers), Children’s Liturgy presenters, and dependable substitutes for the 2021/2022 School of Religion year. Please take some time to prayerfully consider sharing your strengths and talents with us and spreading the Good News to the children of our parish.

“The Spirit is calling men and women to set out and encounter all those who are waiting to discover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Christian faith,” -Pope Francis

If you are interested, please call (847) 526-6400 or send an email to: reled@transfigurationwauconda.com
 

¡LLAMANDO CATEQUISTAS!

Siempre necesitamos catequistas (maestros), presentadores de liturgia infantil y sustitutos confiables. Por favor, tómese un tiempo para considerar en oración compartir sus fortalezas y talentos y difundir la Buena Nueva a los niños de nuestra parroquia.

“El Espíritu llama a hombres y mujeres a salir y encontrarse con todos aquellos que esperan descubrir la belleza, la bondad y la verdad de la fe cristiana”, – Papa Francisco

Si esta interesado llame a (847) 526-6400 o Mande un correo electronico: reled@transfigurationwauconda.com


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===== May Crowning

Virgin Mary Crowning

The month of May is dedicated to Mary. The traditional practice of crowning an image of Mary is done on the first day of May; however, this year at Transfiguration Church we celebrated May Crowning on the First Communion Masses on Saturday, May 2, 2021, to have the communicants bring to our Blessed Mother a beautiful bouquet of flowers. 
We invite the parish community to continue to pray for these children who received the Holy Body of Christ for the first time.
 

Coronación de Virgen Maria

El mes de mayo está dedicado a María. La práctica tradicional de coronar una imagen de María se realiza el primer día de mayo; sin embargo, este año en la Iglesia de la Transfiguración celebramos la Coronación de Mayo en las Misas de Primera Comunión el Sábado 2 de Mayo de 2021, que los comulgantes lleven a la Santísima Virgen un hermoso ramo de flores.

Invitamos a la comunidad parroquial a continuar orando por estos niños que recibieron el Santo Cuerpo de Cristo por primera vez.
 
 

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05.18.21 ===== In Person Mass Update

Reservations for mass attendance are no longer required. We hope that everyone will join us again for the celebration of our Liturgies:
 
Monday – Friday:  8:00 am English
Saturday: 4:00 pm English; 6:00 pm Spanish
Sunday: 8:00 am and 10:00 am English; 1:00 pm Polish

 

We will require masks for some time yet but you can sit closer to people (increased capacity), no temperatures when entering, though we will continue to sanitize your hands when you arrive. We expect some of these protocols to be relaxed in the coming weeks/months.
 

Lord, it is good to be here!


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05.01.21 ===== Congratulations FIrst Communicants

On behalf of the Transfiguration School of Religion director, Catechists, Frassati Principal, Teachers, Families, and Friends.

And united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 First Communicants! 

Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra and Fr. Alex Garcia, welcome many families on Saturday, May 1, 2021, where 52 children united with Jesus Christ through the Holy Eucharist, the precious body of Christ. May that they be filled and nourished by our Lord and Savior.  May the good lord guide them throughout their journey and pray that God’s grace shine upon them today as they grow in the spirit of His embrace now and always.

The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey along with Christ.


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===== Annual Catholic Appeal 2021

THANK YOU for your participation in the Annual Catholic Appeal.  You may still participate by visiting: annualcatholicappeal.com.  Be sure to note Transfiguration as your Parish.  Funds collected beyond our goal are returned to the parish, which helps our mission in building our Catholic Faith Community through the service and activities it helps us provide.

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===== Tax Credit Scholarship – Limited Time Special Opportunity

Frassati Catholic Academy needs our support today. Currently, there are 49 students on a waiting list hoping to receive funding so that they will be financially able to attend Frassati Catholic Academy next year. From now until MAY 31, Frassati has a fantastic opportunity to have all donations made through the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship program matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor, doubling the impact of these donations. All donations made through this program by individuals are also eligible for a 75% Illinois state income tax credit.

 

Please consider helping to fund scholarships for Frassati students in need. Frassati Catholic Academy and the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic School’s Scholarship Department will be hosting an online informational meeting on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm via Zoom. This meeting will discuss the benefits of donating to the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and the steps you need to take to donate through this program. A Zoom link will be emailed directly to all who register HERE. As an added incentive, anyone who attends the online Zoom presentation will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card just for listening. Please note that there is no obligation to donate.
 
For additional information about this amazing opportunity to help fund Catholic education, please listen to the attached short video https://youtu.be/_1t6oivo7PM
from Fr. Jerry or review the attached PDF Flyer. Please direct questions about this program to the school principal, Tammy Kleckner, tkleckner@frassaticatholicacademy.org, or the Director of Marketing & Development, Lisa Schwabe lschwabe@frassaticatholicacademy.org.
 
Thank you for your support of Catholic education.
 

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PRAYER

Celebrating Our Faith More Joyfully

EDUCATION

Learning Our Faith More Deeply

SERVICE

Sharing Our Faith More Intentionally
 

SOCIAL

Living Our Faith More Lively