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Franciscan Health to hold Little Angels Memorial Service on June 8 at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood 

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields will hold a Little Angels Memorial Service for the young lives lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or newborn death on Wednesday, June 8, at 2 p.m., at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Glenwood. 

When a family experiences a miscarriage or infant death, Franciscan Health buries those remains at Assumption Catholic Cemetery as part of the hospital’s Franciscan Values, one of which is “Respect for Life.”

The final resting place for these tiny lives is a special area, which includes a memorial marker and meditation bench, within the Infants . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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