SPRED (SPecial REligious Development)


Leader / Facilitator: 

Linda Schueneman

(847) 662-6620




SPRED's purpose is to help children & adults with disabilities develop an awareness of God in their lives; an awareness of themselves as persons of dignity who are loved by God; an awareness of themselves as an integral part of the parish community and the entire church.

Who can help?

A person 21 years or older and is willing to share faith & friendship with children (6-10 yrs) with developmental disabilities or learning problems can volunteer.

When and Where?

SPRED is an agency of the Archdiocese of Chicago and holds training for helper catechists twice a year Sept/Oct & Feb/March. It is an all day training held at different locations in our diocese.