Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time  October 26 - November 1, 2014

Do You Want to Read the Bible, But Don’t Know Where to Begin?

Bible Timeline 2014 with Fr.Smith -[<---click on Registration Form and Information link]

Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but did not know where or how to begin?  If so, then this 8-part Bible study is for you! A Quick Journey through the Bible makes reading the Bible not only easy, but exciting. In this study, you will learn the major people, places, events and themes of the bible-getting the “big picture” of salvation history-from Genesis to Jesus Christ in the Catholic Church. This Bible study will enrich your life and make the mass readings come alive like never before. Each session will include a DVD lesson by Jeff Cavins followed by a discussion with Fr. Smith. 

The Bible Timeline will be offered twice a week (Tuesday evenings OR Thursday mornings) at St. Mary Church in Bishop O’Neill Hall. The Tuesday evening sessions will begin on November 11, 6-8pm. The Thursday morning sessions will begin on November 13, 8:30-10:30am.The cost of materials: workbook, timeline chart, bookmark & memory aids is $20. If the cost of materials is a difficulty, please contact Fr. Smith. Please register by Sunday, November 2.  Payment is requested in advance at registration. Call St. Mary Rectory at 815/747-3221 or visit for more details. 

OPEN ADORATION HOURS AVAILABLE:   Friday 12am-1am & Friday 3am-4am

To sign up for an Adoration Hour please email or call Connie Hardie at 563-566-8982 or Joan Ricketts at 815-747-6348

St. Mary Mass Times

Nativity of the BVM Mass Times

Sunday Masses

Sunday Masses

  • Saturday 4:00PM
  • Sunday 6:30, 8:00 and 10:00AM
  • Saturday 4:00PM
  • Sunday 9:00AM
Weekday Masses Weekday Masses
  • Monday 7:00AM(Followed by Adoration and Benediction)
  • Wednesday 7:00AM
  • Thursday 7:00AM
  • Friday 7:00AM
  • Saturday 8:00AM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM
  • Friday 8:00 AM
St. Mary Confession Times Nativity of the BVM Confession Times
  • Monday 7:30-8:00AM
  • Wednesday 7:30-8:00AM
  • Thursday 7:30-8:00AM
  • Friday 7:30-8:00AM
  • Saturday 8:30-9:00AM
  • Saturday 3:15-3:45PM
  • Sunday 9:15-9:45AM
  • Saturday 3:30-3:45PM
  • Sunday 8:30-8:45AM




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