Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time  October 19-25, 2014

KC Omelet Breakfast~  Sunday, October 26th!-Make your plans to attend  the  Omelet Breakfast hosted by Knights of Columbus Council #7527 from 7am—11:30am.  St. Mary School-Highway 35     Made to Order Omelets, Hash Browns, Toast, Drinks  Adults $7 Children $3  KCs will be selling their monthly raffle tickets at this breakfast. Remember only 300 tickets are sold each year! Get yours before it’s too late!

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

Bible Timeline 2014 w Fr.Smith -[Registration Form and Information]

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. 

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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