Current Schedule Due to Pandemic
REGULAR MASS TIMES SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
MON-FRIDAY: 7:30am SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS
FRIDAYS (during School year): 9:15am* 1:00-2:00 p.m. on the rectory porch *Only Students, Faculty & Staff may attend
The parish office is taking reservations for WEEKEND Masses. You may call the parish office at (815) 883-8233 anytime between Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. and Friday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. We will seat those without reservations as long as our limited seating capacity has not been reached.
~ Doors to the church open 30 minutes prior to the beginning of Mass. ~
Masks must be worn at all times while in the church building.
Fr. Blake will continue to LiveStream Masses via Facebook. Distribution of Holy Communion for those viewing online is immediately after Mass concludes. Simply drive-up alongside the North side of the church (small parking lot side) and Fr. Blake will bring communion to your car. Please arrive within 15-20 minutes following Mass.
Very Reverend Gary Blake
Join our Parish: If you are interested in joining our parish family, please call the parish office at 815-883-8233 and we will send you a registration form.
Any child, grades 3rd through 8th, who is interested in serving at Mass must attend practices with Fr. Blake a minimum of 3 times. Please contact the parish office for more information.
Homebound: If there is a parishioner who is sick or home-bound who would like a priest or deacon to visit them, please call the rectory to arrange this. Communion is taken to the nursing homes and parishioners' homes on the first Saturday of each month.
Sacrament of Holy Matrimony: The bride and groom should contact the parish office at least 6 months in advance to schedule the wedding and to begin the preparation program. The marriage preparation program consists of meeting with the parish priest a minimum of 4 times and the completion of two Diocesan wedding prep programs.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR GODPARENTS:
Godparents must be practicing Catholics who regularly attend Mass, who are confirmed and at least 16 years of age. Married couples chosen as Godparents must have been married in the Catholic Church.
First Holy Communion: First Holy Communion for 2nd grade students took place throughout the month of July 2020. For information regarding our 2020-2021 schedule of sacraments, please contact the parish office (email@example.com) or Mrs. Lynn Quick, Director of Religious Education (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Confirmation: The Sacrament of Confirmation is held every other year for all 7th and 8th grade students. The next scheduled date will be Spring 2022. Please contact the parish office or Mrs. Lynn Quick at for more details. Registration and sponsor forms for this Sacrament can be found on the CCD page of this website.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPONSORS:
Sponsors must be practicing Catholics who regularly attend Mass, who are confirmed and at least 16 years of age.