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Welcome to St. Mary's Church

On behalf of the staff, deacon, parishioners and family here at St. Mary's, we would like to not only welcome you to our website, but also to our parish. We are rooted in history and ready for growth. If you are traveling through  the Minooka Area  be sure to come and worship with us. If you call Minooka home, then St. Mary's is waiting for you to call us your new parish. Please contact our parish office today at 815-467-2233 for more information and explore our website to see the many events and organizations we offer. The office fax number is 815-467-1760.



Lent begins February 14, 2018

Lenten Regulations

1. Everyone from the age 14 years of age or over is bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent.

2. All from the age of 18 years up to the beginning of their 60th year are bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

3. On these two days of fast and abstinence, only one full meatless meal is allowed.  Two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs, but together they should not equal another full meal.  Eating between meals is not permitted on these two days, but liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected the law does not oblige.

4. To disregard completely the law of fast and abstinence is seriously sinful.

5. Lent is the principal season of penance in the Church year.  All of the faithful are strongly urged to develop and follow a program of voluntary self-denial (in addition to following the Lenten regulations), serious prayer, and a performance of works of charity and mercy.

Sponsored by CCW


 Save the Date - March 4, 2018

Corned Beef Dinner sponsored by the Men's Group


St. Mary's Scholarship Information

St. Mary’s Scholarship Applicants-2018

Available on Porch of Rectory Beginning February 17th

Applicants must be a registered St. Mary's parishioner and a graduating high school senior who will be continuing his/her education.

All application materials must be fully completed and returned to the rectory porch no later than March 5, 2018, in order to be considered for this scholarship. Applications submitted without the required, official high school transcripts and/or other required verifications will be considered incomplete and therefore not eligible. You need to request the transcripts from your high school, immediately, so that they can be sent to St. Mary’s and also received by March 5, 2018.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to volunteer as a helper at the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on March 4, 2018. Please call the rectory (815-467-2233) to sign up to work and someone will get back to you. The proceeds from this dinner are a major source for the St. Mary’s scholarships.

Please note that the scholarship committee is not given the names of applicants. Your application will be reviewed anonymously, and winners will be awarded a scholarship based solely on the information supplied in this application. Be thorough!

God Bless You and Good Luck!

The St. Mary’s Scholarship Committee






Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m.
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.
Holy Days 6:30 a.m. , 8:30 a.m.
and 7:00 p.m.


Saturday 4:00p.m.-4:45p.m.

Rectory Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Friday: 8:00a.m. -12:00p.m.

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If you would like to register to become a parishioner we would love to have you!   Please click on Parish Registration and print the form. After printing the form please fill it out by hand and drop it into the collection basket.  Please note **This form will not be delivered through the website.




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