Organizations

Gardening Angels-They beautify the parish grounds and church with flowers.
They decorate the church for Easter, Christmas and other holy days.
Sharon Delcour - 423-8332. Vinnie Ridolfi-428-0629

Quilters-This group donates time and talent every Wednesday to make beautiful
quilts to raffle off once a month at the card party. Nita Ponder 428-3415.

Ladies Altar Society-The ladies meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 8:45am in the Ponder
room. They have a snack and a small meeting. They make a nice donation to the church. They sponsor a card party on the second Tuesday of the month for anyone to come. The ladies take turns preparing for this and other events. Things they do for the parish: •Clean Church every Thursday morning, Wash Purificators •Serve dinner for families of a deceased member of Altar Society if the family wants • Some members host card parties, Bake cakes for Parish functions • Adoration on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Flowers for Church •Sell quilt chances, Make quilt blocks, Honor Guard at Funerals •Potluck dinners
•Gloria Grouzos-President-

Ladies Altar Society II        This group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month (except June, July and August) at
7:00pm. This organization is for ladies who work during the day and cannot
meet with the Altar Society. They go on small trips for example; Christmas
in Old St. Charles, Lafayette square, Botanical Garden and other places. Things they do for the parish: •Take up the tables from the card party• Clean the church on Saturdays 3-4 times a year.  Help with potluck dinners and other events
Membership are $5 a year for each of the Altar Societies.

St. Vincent DePaul Society                                                                                                                                                                             This group helps those in need. As a organization they meet on the third
Sunday of the month at 9:00am. Two to three times a year they
sponsor a food drive.

Pro-Life Committee                                                                                                                                                                                                        They coordinate all the Pro-Life activities in the parish and keeps the parish educated about Pro-Life issues. Chris Cordia -423-5018

Plus 50 Club                                                                                                                                                                                               President, Jim Delcour, Vice President, Don Ponder, Treasurer, Shirley
Raney. Dues are $5.00 a year per person. Here are some of trips that they
have taken in the past: Lincoln Library in Springfield IL, Amish Country in
IL, History Museum, Oktoberfest Cruise on Mississippi River, Fox Theater,
Fairmount Park, Stone Hill Winery and St. George Rectory Xmas Tour,
Repertory Theater, Fast Eddie’s and Argosy Casino. If you would like to
join please call Jim Delcour at 423-8332

Knights of Columbus/Ladies Auxiliary                                                                                                                                          These are two different groups that meet on the fourth Wednesday of the
month. They have bake sales, barbecues and dinners throughout the year
donating some of their proceeds to the parish. Bob Hammack,
Maureen Beishir - 427-7729

The organizations at OLP are a great opportunity to meet your
fellow parishioners and share an evening of social activities.