SS Peter & Paul’s Young at Heart ministry provides social activities for adults age 55 or over.
We enjoy a variety of activities, from luncheons, day trips, parties, and tours, to theatre outings and many other exciting events.
It’s a great way to have fun, share a laugh, and make new friends!
Young at Heart Parties:
Every year the YAH group sponsors 4 parties, which include a buffet lunch and entertainment. All Young at Heart (55 and above) are invited to our annual parties:
- Fall Festival – in September. Includes a Mass in the Holy Family Chapel prior to the luncheon
- Christmas Party – in December.
- Valentines Day Party – in February.
- Birthday Celebration – in May
Cost is $10.00 per person. Watch for our 2017-2018 dates! To secure your spot, please send in or bring in payment to the Parish Office at least 1 week prior to the event. Checks should be made out to Saints Peter & Paul. The parties are always held in the lower level Social Hall of the Parish Ministry Center.
Questions? Call Sister Sandra Zorko at 630-718-2154. Hope to see you there!
Check the weekly Bulletin for these and other the Young at Heart Activities.
Save the Date(s):
Tuesday, July 25th – Join us for a day at the Morton Arboretum. We will gather at Saints Peter & Paul and carpool to the Arboretum to enjoy an hour long narrated tram ride followed by lunch. Time is available to browse the on-site Gift Shop. Cost: $12.00 per person (includes admission to Arboretum and Tram ride). To register, send payment to Parish Office by July 18th.
- meet at SSPP at 9:45 am and carpool to the Arboretum
- 10:30 am narrated tram ride
- 11:45 am lunch on your own in the Ginkgo room (sandwiches and salads available for purchase)
- 12:30 Free time to walk around, browse the gift shop, or take in the views from the visitor center.
- 1:30 pm meet up with group to carpool back to SSPP
First Monday – Each month on the 1st Monday we have Lunch at Golden Corral at noon. Meet up with Sister Sandra and enjoy a buffet lunch. No reservations required – pay at the door! Golden Corral is located on north side of East New York St.,1/2 mile west of Route 59.
First Friday Mass in Adoration Chapel followed by “Lunch and a Movie” in the St. Paul Center. Mass begins at noon. These gathering are held monthly on the 1st Friday of the month. No gatherings in July or August.
For more information regarding YAH events, contact Sister Sandra Zorko at (630) 718-2154 or by email at [email protected]
YAH Birthday Bash – May 17, 2016
The Little People joined us for our annual Young at Heart Birthday Celebration. We had a wonderful luncheon, complete with birthday cake and of course our live entertainment – The Little People. We hope you enjoyed the show.
Chicago Outing- June, 2014
On Wednesday, June 25th , fifty –five seniors from our “Young at Heart” group went on an outing to take the Chicago River Architectural Cruise. After the cruise, we stopped at Millenium Park to see “The Bean”, the Crown Fountain, and the Pritzker Bandshell. After our time in the park, we went to Pompeii Restaurant in Little Italy and enjoyed an Italian Feast. We all had a great day!
Drury Lane Outing – April, 2014
On Wenesday, April 30th, twenty-five seniors from the “Young at Heart” group went to Drury Lane Theatre to see Les Miserables. We all enjoyed the wonderful luncheon and the spectacular stage production of this great musical.
For questions or information regarding our events, please contact Sister Sandra Zorko at (630) 718-2154 or by email at [email protected]