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Blessed Quote of the Week
If I did not simply live from one moment to another, it would be impossible for me to be patient; but I only look at the present, I forget the past, and I take good care not to forestall the future."
~ St. Therese of Lisieux
WEEKLY PRAYER VIGIL
Every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. we pray the Rosary and have exposition, adoration, and benediction to pray for the following intentions:
First and fifth Tuesday of the month - Our Nation
Second Tuesday - Prodigals of St. Mary's Parish
Third Tuesday - All Vocations
Fourth Tuesday - Praise & Worship
COME & SEE
All are welcome to attend Come and See in the Parish Hall. Each Wednesday evening begins with dinner at 6 pm for all attendees and family members. Children are taken to childcare at 6:25 pm. Presentations begin at 6:30 and conclude at 8 pm. We hope to see you October 23rd, Nov. 6th & 20th, and Dec. 4th.
POST-ABORTION RETREAT TO BE HELD
Rachel’s Vineyard, a retreat for women and men struggling with the pain of abortion, will be held the weekend of October 25-27 in the Peoria area. If you have suffered the loss of abortion in your family—you need not suffer alone. Start your healing journey today by attending a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat.
Click here to see bulletin with more information
St. Mary's Dinner of Thanksgiving
It's that time of year again. If you would like to sign up to help with making desserts, washing dishes or serving we would appreciate your time, talent and treasures. Click Here to Sign Up
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
RCIA will be starting classes at the end of September. RCIA is a big part of our “Come & See” program and we invite anyone interested in converting to, or learning more about the Catholic Faith, to please join us. Contact the parish office at 815-844-7683 if you wish to attend.
PURCHASE WATCH CLOTHING Here
Have you attended our annual Watch Retreat or are thinking of attending next year? If you want to join your brothers and sisters in displaying the Watch banner please click here to purchase clothing. This sale goes until 10/31 and shipping is free. Sales will resume next March during the retreat.
Holy Days of Obligation
Additional Masses Offered