On Saturday, July 15th, with Mass and dinner the parish of Saint Paul the Apostle in Gurnee, Illinois, celebrated its 25th anniversary of founding.
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago
Concelebrants included Bishop George Rassas, regional auxiliary bishop of Chicago, Rev. Gregory Houck, O.Carm. (pastor), Rev. David Genders, O.Carm. (associate pastor), Rev. Raymond Clennon, O.Carm. (pastor emeritus), Rev. Bernhard Bauerle, O.Carm., Rev. Carl Markelz, O.Carm. (Vice-Provincial of the PCM Province of Carmelites), Rev. Enrique Varela, O.Carm., Rev. Benjamin Aguilar, O.Carm.
Shiela Cox, sister of founding pastor, Rev. Farrell Kane, attended and presented the gifts. The Liturgy was followed by a parish-wide picnic and concert on the lawn. See the gallery below.