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St. Mary's Parish is a Christ-centered family which welcomes all members to continue their spiritual growth and religious education and to use their individual talents to assume shared responsibility for service and fellowship to our community.

Welcome to the St. Mary's Parish website.  It is our hope that through these pages, all our visitors will be given a window into the life of a vibrant, active, inclusive and faith-filled community.  As the pastor of St. Mary's, I have the great joy of witnessing the many ways our faith community prays together and takes an active role in being an outward sign of Christ in the local community.  Regardless of whether you have been a member of St. Mary's for many years, you are new to our community, or you are just stopping in for a visit, please know that you are welcome here.  Take some time to explore the content of our website and learn more about St Mary's Parish.  We are always happy to see new faces, so if you would like to stop by and visit our parish, it would be a blessing for us to meet you.

~ Father Tuan Van Nguyen



CCW Bakesale

Just in time for Superbowl Sunday!

Saturday, February 1st & Sunday, February 2nd after all Masses in the Parish Center

Come enjoy a donut at Donut Sunday and grab some snacks for your Superbowl party!

All proceeds will be going to the family of Chris Underhill.


Minooka American Legion Post 1188

music ~ raffles ~ snacks ~ silent auction

Help support our troops! 

February 8th 2020


502 Twin Rail Dr. Minooka

7 PM - 12 AM

$20 per person

Tickets available through American Legion or Twin Rail Pub ~ also available at the door ~ no charge for any serviceman in uniform


Our Parish Mission will take place Sunday, February 23rd thru Tuesday February 25th at 7:00 PM each night.

Hosted by Father Ed O'Shea

*more information to come


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All parishioners will receive a mailing from the Diocese of Joliet this month about the 2020 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal.  Our annual appeal is vitally important to not only the diocese, but also to our parish as well.  The CMAA supports 30 ministries that benefit every parish and allow us all to Be Kind and Merciful to the most vulnerable in our community. 

Our parish's goal for the 2020 CMAA is $40,200.00 and 70% of any amount we raise over our goal will be returned to us.  This is a great opportunity for our parish!  Please review the materials, and then prayerfully reflect on your gift to this year's annual appeal.

St. Mary's


Sunday, March 1st 2020

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:  Please sign up to work this event.  It is strongly encouraged for those applying for the St. Mary's scholarship.  Various shifts available.  Please call the rectory to sign up.  All are welcome to come and lend a hand!


*Due to Fr. Tuan being gone and his desire to be with our 2nd graders for their Sacrament of Reconciliation, we will be postponing the Sacrament until Fr. Tuan comes back.  We will keep you updated when planning the new date.

*Our 8th graders will be celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation on Friday, February 7th at St. Ann's in Channahon, along with their Confirmation class.  Please keep them all in your prayers. 

*The TOTUS TUUS program will be back at St. Mary's from July 25th until July 31st.  There are 2 programs:  Grades 1-6 will meet during the day Monday through Friday, and Grades 7-12 will meet in the evenings from Sunday until Thursday.  More information and registration details coming soon!


Totus Tuus is Latin for Totally Yours, named after St. John Paul II's papal motto.  It is a fun and energetic parish-based summer catechetical program for grades 1-12.  Totus Tuus gathers together college students and seminarians from across the United States onto teaching teams of four, in order to train them and send them out on the road to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.  The teachers' youthfulness, energy, and ability to witness to the Faith, make them particularly effective with children and young adults.


Keep Us in Your Prayers   

Father Tuan

Rex Easton    

Jillian Munsell    

Dylan Pickett    

Sandra Severson

Jim Cox

Paul Thein Phu

Sarah Landers

Kimberly Gaydula

Nichole Reisberg

Brody Roberts

Judy Stafford

Bill Stafford

Pam Baumgartner   

Perez Family

Sarah Landers

Deidra Hogan

Cathy Hesselgesser

Anthony Blum

Father Lennon

Bishop Conlon

Mark Evans






WED:  (Communion Service Only) 8:30 AM

SAT:  5:00 PM

SUN:  7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 AM

HOLY DAYS:  6:30, 8:30 AM &  7:00 PM



SAT: 4:00-4:45 PM


Rectory Hours:

MON-THURS: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

FRI: 8:00 AM -12:00 PM



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