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Maternity BVM

Mass Schedule

Daily: 7:30 a.m.

Saturday: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:15 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Office Hours

Summer Parish Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am-Noon and 1pm-3pm
Friday we are only open 9am-Noon.

(815) 933-8285


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Upcoming Events

Youth Ministry News

Adult Chaperones are needed for upcoming events.  Please contact Elise for more information edubravec@mbvm.org.

  • Quest Retreat - July 31-August 1st - for incoming Freshmen and Sophmores
  • Mission Trip - Young Neighbors in Action.  July 8th - 14th for High School classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.  In Cleveland, OH.  Only 10 spots available.  If interested contact Elise or Brother john
  • Viatorian Youth Congress - July 23rd - 26th for high school classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.  
  • Like our facebook MBVM Youth Ministry page, Instagram MBVMYM and Twitter @mbvmym
  • For Youth Ministry Information click here.

Taize Prayer 

There will be no Taize prayer over the summer, but will resume on September 7th.

Music Day Camp - August 7th - August 10th

Sign up for this camp by June 1st and save $10.  This camp is for kids entering 2nd through 6th grade.  For more information click here.

Early Registration for Religious Education Classes

Early registration for the 2018-2019 school year are now being accepted.  Register before June 1 to take advantage of the tuition discount.  Registration forms are available here.

Ushers Needed

Ushers are needed, especially for the 11am Mass.  Ushers are scheduled one month at a time based on your availability.  If you are interested in helping with this ministry, contact Teresa at 815-933-8285 ext. 110 or email tculver@mbvm.org.

Volunteers Needed - Office work

Adult Volunteers are needed for assistance in the office. Contact Elise Dubravec at (815) 933-8285 ext. 135 or edubravec@mbvm.org

Mom's Group

Be encouraged, ponder and pray together with other mothers, whatever your age.  We don't have the answers.  There's no RIGHT or WRONG way. We are on the journey together.  We will meet the second Thursday of each month, from 7:00pm - 8:30pm in the Parish Center.  Grab a friend and come, or come alone and make a friend.  For more information click here.

New Greeter Ministry Needs Volunteers!

We are in need of volunteers to join our Greeter Ministry.  If you can come early to Mass, hold the door, offer a warm smile along with a "hello", or "good morning", then we want you!  Sign up yourself, or your entire family!  To get added to this ministry and to be placed on the schedule, email Mary Trimby at Trimby124@gmail.com

MBVM Homebound Ministry Needs Volunteers

Help is needed!  There are parishioners who are too ill to come to celebrate Mass and would like a visitor who would bring Communion to them.   Please consider this ministry.  Contact Sister Kathleen at (815) 933-8285 ext. 114.

NEW Young Adult Choir - Ages 18-25ish

The new Young Adult Choir will sing the first Saturday of the month at 4:30pm Mass at Maternity and rehearse  at 3:30 p.m.  prior to the 4:30 Mass.  Please contact Chris Lord with questions.  Invite friends!  Chris Lord - 815-933-8285 ext. 133 or clord@mbvm.org. 

Faith Buddies

Religious Education and Prayer for children and teens with special needs.The Parishes of Kankakee County have begun a Religious Education Program for children and teens with special needs. Come join us! There is NO COST for this program. Those with mild issues to severe disabilities are welcome. Please share with any families you think might benefit.  From: 9:30-11:00 a.m. Location: St Joseph Parish Religious Education Center, 207 S. Main, Manteno. Spring Gathering Dates:

  • Saturday, June 2

Please RSVP your child’s name and age for planning purposes. Questions? Think you would like to help? Contact Maria Pallissard at 815-933-8285 ext 226 or email mpallissard@mbvm.org.

Interested in Becoming Catholic?

If you are interested in becoming Catholic, Inquiry, a program about becoming a member of the Catholic faith has started. Meetings are on Monday nights in the Parish L:ibrary. Questions? Please call  Fr. Jason at 815-933-8285 ext 113 or email at jnesbit@mbvm.org.