Parish News 

Join us at 3:00 pm on the first Sunday of each month for a recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. There will be an opportunity for Confession and Fr. Blake will be available for Anointing of the Sick

Call us to register! (815) 883-8233

Surviving Divorce

Pro-Life Event
January 16, 2021

The area Knights of Columbus councils are sponsoring a PRO-LIFE event to be held at St. Patrick’s Church, LaSalle on Saturday, January 16th from 10:00 a.m.—Noon.  The event will begin with a brief talk, followed by the Beads for Life rosary, an opportunity for confession, and conclude with Mass. Come and be a part of this most important cause!                

*All COVID precautions will be in place and the event will also be LIVE-STREAMED at the “LaSalle Catholic Parishes” Facebook page. 

                                       Posted at the request of Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C         


                                    Warning about Risk Assumed by Parishioners:                                              While our parish staff and volunteers will attempt to take appropriate cleaning an disinfecting precautions consistent with the advice of public health authorities, parishioners and guests should understand that they assume the risk of contracting COVID-19 anytime they enter a public space since such precautions do not eliminate the risk of infection. 

New Priestly Assignment

Effective January 20, 2021, Fr. Gary Blake will begin a new assignment as pastor of the Peru Parishes (St. Valentine's, St. Mary's & St. Joseph's)  We wish him well in this new journey.  Assigned to Holy Family will be a familiar face in the Illinois Valley.  Fr. Paul Carlson has been named pastor here in Oglesby.  Join us in welcoming him!

Oglesby KC Fish Fry

Friday, January 15th

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Guests choose between:  Fried Cod Dinner, Fried Shrimp Dinner, or a Combination Plate.  All meals come with seafood, french fries, coleslaw and bread.  Call (815) 883-3181 to place your order!

Opportunities for Spiritual Growth

A Prayer for Spiritual Communion

O, holy angel at my side, go to the church for me.

Kneel in my place at holy Mass, where I desire to be.

At Offertory in my stead, take all I am and own,

and place it as a sacrifice upon the altar throne.

At holy consecration’s bell, adore with seraph’s love,

my Jesus, hidden in the Host, come down from heaven above.

And when the priest Communion takes, O, bring my Lord to me,

that his sweet heart may rest on mine, and I his temple be.

Then pray for those I dearly love, and those who cause me grief,

Jesus’ love may cleanse all hearts and suffering souls relieve.

Pray that this sacrifice divine, may mankind’s sin’s efface,

then bring me Jesus’ blessing home, the pledge of every grace.    ~ Amen

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