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.
|Father Jon||Father Nate|
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.
Advent Penance Services
"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!" Matthew 3:2
Prepare for Christmas by coming to our Advent Penance Service! The Advent Penance Service at St. Patrick will be on Monday, December 10th at 7:00 pm in the church. After a brief service, there will be several priests here to hear your confession.
If you can't make it to the service at St. Patrick, then please go to one of our neighboring churches:
--Wednesday, December 5th: St. Teresa of Avila, 1511 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso
--Tuesday, December 11th: St. Paul, 1855 Harrison Blvd, Valparaiso
--Thursday, December 13th: Holy Spirit, 7667 E 109th Ave, Crown Point (location is in Winfield)
--Friday, December 14th: Nativity of Our Savior, 2949 Willowcreek Rd, Portage
--Saturday, December 15th at 10:30 am: Our Lady of Sorrows, 356 W 700 N, Valparaiso
--Wednesday, December 19th: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 509 W Division Rd, Valparaiso
All services are at 7:00 pm unless otherwise stated.