Saturday: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:15 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
(Closed between Noon -1:00 PM for lunch)
Youth Ministry News
Adult Chaperones are needed for upcoming events. Please contact Elise for more information firstname.lastname@example.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.
There will be no Taize prayer over the summer, but will resume on September 7th.
Vacation Bible School - June 4th - June 7th 9:30 am - Noon
Shipwrecked - Rescued by Jesus VBS is just around the corner. Sign up your kids (going into Kindergarten thru 5th grade) to be campers. Kids going into 4th - 5th can sign up to be junior leaders, and Kids going into grades 6th through 12th are wanted as volunteers. Adults are also needed. For registration information click here.
CCW Spring Institute - June 6th
The Annual CCW Spring Institute for the Kankakee area will be held here at Maternity BVM on Wednesday, June 6th. Registration will be at 5pm followed by Mas and catered dinner. All women of the parish are encouraged to attend. Registration deadline is May 11th. Tickets are $15 and are nonrefundable. Registrations can be placed in an envelope and put in the collection to the attention of Darlene Ogg. Please call Jackie Soucie 815-933-9147 for more information.
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 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 email@example.com.
Volunteers Needed - Office work
Adult Volunteers are needed for assistance in the office. Contact Elise Dubravec at (815) 933-8285 ext. 135 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.