WELCOME TO SAINT PATRICK CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
We are thankful that you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Community at Saint Patrick in Chesterton, Indiana. Through the celebration of the Eucharist and in the Sacraments we worship together. Through our school, religious education program, adult formation, youth ministry programs, we offer a variety of ways for Catholics committed to Christ to give witness to Him.
We encourage each other to grow in holiness, and in our live and knowledge of our Catholic faith. Together, we seek to become more aware and appreciative of God's presence in our lives. We invite all who wish to learn more deeply about God's love and mercy for us through our Catholic faith. We inspire each other through our acts of service, outreach programs, and religious education opportunities.
May you find Saint Patrick Catholic Community a place of faith, devotion, holiness, peace, friendship and hospitality.
Parish Vision Statement
We members of the St. Patrick Catholic Community, inspired with the fire and zeal of the Holy Spirit, seek to live into our Catholic identity more fully through engaging and energizing ministry. Through a vibrant Sunday experience, St. Patrick will become a place of welcome and hospitality for all. We will foster and empower both youth and adults toward greater love and friendship with Christ, and both forming and being formed as disciples of Christ, will witness to God’s action in our thriving parish.
Parish Synod Priorities
(1) Evangelization: St. Patrick will engage parishioners and visitors with lively Sunday liturgies.
(2) Hospitality: St. Patrick will foster a sense of welcome and hospitality to parishioners and visitors.
(3) Young Catholics: St. Patrick will empower the youth of the parish in active roles of discipleship and service.
Easter Triduum Schedule
Holy Thursday, March 29th:
7:00 pm—Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday, March 30th:
3:00 pm—The Passion of Our Lord
7:00 pm—Stations of the Cross
Holy Saturday, March 31st:
10:00 am—Blessing of the Baskets followed by the Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Youth Ministry.
7:00 pm—Easter Vigil
Easter Sunday, April 1st:
Please note that there will be neither a 4:00 pm Mass on Saturday, March 31st nor a 7:00 pm Mass on Sunday, April 1st.
Stations of the Cross
Join us as we reflect on the Passion of Jesus Christ through the prayer of the Stations of the Cross. Stations will be every Friday during Lent.
March 16: 10:00 am (Living Stations by the students of St. Patrick School), 7:00 pm
March 23: 12:30 pm, 7:00 pm
March 30: 7:00 pm