Decorating for Easter at St. Mary Church will take place at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, April 4. Volunteers are needed!
St. Mary Cemetery Clean-Up
Saturday, April 11, 9:00 a.m.
St. Mary Church Grounds Clean-Up
Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m.
St. Anne's Spring Banquet Potluck
April 15, 2015
Our Respect Life Ministry is forming an e-mail tree. Sign up online here.
We are seeking an organist
to help with our 8:00 mass.
Organists receive a stipend
per mass played.
Please call the parish office at
815/248-2409 if you are interested.
We, the Catholic Faith Community of St. Mary/St. Patrick, called by Baptism to be a visible sign of Christ’s love, commit ourselves to witness to Jesus Christ’s Gospel call to spread the word of God through the celebration of the sacraments, through the practice of Christ’s law of love and through personal growth and relationship with Jesus Christ.
Tuesday and Wednesday: St. Mary Church, 7:30 a.m.
Holy Thursday, April 2
Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Mass begins at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Church; Adoration will follow, ending with a brief prayer service at 9:45 p.m.
Good Friday, April 3
12:10 p.m. at St. Mary Church: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Reading of the Lord's Passion, Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion
Holy Saturday, April 4
Easter Vigil: 7:15 p.m. at St. Mary Church
Easter Sunday, April 5: Celebrate Christ’s Resurrection!
Mass at St. Mary Church, 8:00 a.m.
Mass at St. Patrick Church, 10:00 a.m.
Extra opportunities for confession have been added – view here