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Welcome, Father Tom, to St. Clare

The

retiring pastor and the incoming pastor said Mass together last Sunday at St.

Clare of Montefalco Church.

It was pretty cool. Looks like Father Tom will be good for

St. Clare and for the Gage Park neighborhood. From his biography the only thing

I can see wrong with him is, he is a Green Bay Packers fan. Maybe he will

become a convert.

There

will be a “peace walk” starting from St. Clare, 54th and Washtenaw, beginning

at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.Weather permitting, the walk will end at the

St. Gall Church parking lot, 55th and Kedzie. If not, the walk will end in the

St. Gall bingo hall.

The Warriors of Peace, Jeremiah Young Adult Group and The

Parish Peace Project are joining forces to bring the St. Gall community and

surrounding churches and community based organizations together for peace in

Gage Park. If you would like to participate, contact the Warriors of Peace at

(773) 990-0590 or the Jeremiah Young Adult Group at (773) 679-6705.

Join

St. Clare parishioners as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Lyle

( Alfredo) Gundrum, OFM Cap.The celebrationÑalso a farewell–will take

place from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at Mayfield Banquets, 6072 S.

Archer.Admission is $50 per person. There will be an open bar, food, music

and fun. For more information, call theparish office at (773)

436-4422. Before Father Gundrum came to St. Clare’s he was the pastor of St.

Simon the Apostle.

Be sure to post your photos from the Gage Park High School

all class reunion on my page.

Please

send your Gage Park information to [email protected]

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