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)
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Adoration and Stations of the Cross
Every Friday during Lent we will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 5:00 p.m. in the Church, followed by Stations of the Cross at 6:00 p.m. and will conclude with Benediction. Come join us every Friday and spend some special time with the Lord.
Join us for The Best Lent Ever
Are you ready for your best Lent ever? By spending a few minutes each day with Matthew Kelly and his team at Dynamic Catholic, could lead to an incredibly powerful Lent. Watch a short video by clicking here.
Outreach Easter Basket Collection
The Outreach Committee is collecting items for Easter Meal Baskets. The baskets will contain everything for Easter Sunday Dinner. The committee is in need of mayonnaise, brown sugar and peacans. You can drop off these items in the back of church.
CND Easter Gratitude Brunch
The Sisters from the Congregation of Notre Dame answered the call to start a mission school in the village of Bourbonnais over 150 years ago. The Sisters have been a presence here ever since. MBVM parishioners, as well as supporters of the CNDs are invited to celebrate this long and enduring friendship on April 23rd following the 11:00 am Mass. Please RSVP by April 11th to Sr. Kathleen Murphy, CND at 815-933-8285 ext. 114.
Camp MOSH (Maternity Outreach for Humanity) is returning this summer!!! Mark your calendars for the week of July 16-22nd, 2017. Click here to learn more about Camp M*O*S*H..
"Pearls and Lace" - Mother Daughter luncheon
Ladies - Save the date! All ladies in the parish are invited to attend the Others, Daughters, and Others Spring Banquet sponsored by the MBVM CCW. Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 2nd at Noon in the Parish Center. Details and reservations information coming soon.
On March 23rd, 30th and April 6th starting at 11:00 a.m., Sister Theresa Galvan, CND will facilitate this reflection series. Come for one hour a week to share your reflections on the significance of the upcoming Lenten days. Participants will use "The Word Among Us" with its daily reflections.
Reflection/Study Gospel According to St. Luke
You are invited to join Father Santos (Sunny) Castillo on Monday's, March 20th & 27th in the MBVM parish center from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. This 2 hour session for men and women of faith will include a one hour presentation by Father Sunny, and a one hour small group sharing. The participants are asked to come prepared by reading the Gospel of St.Luke. Some guided questions will be provided to assist in the small group sharing. Sponsored by the Inter-Parish Women's Committee. To register call or email Alicia Parkinson at 815-932-9423 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Parishes of Kankakee County have begun a Religious Education Program for children and teen 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. Gathering dates: March thru September; the 1st Saturday of the month starting March 4th. Place: St. Joseph Parish Religious Education Center, 207 S. Main St., Manteno. Please RSVP your child's name and age by Wednesday, March 1st for planning purposes. Questions? Think you would like to help? Contact Maria Pallissard at 815-933-8285 ext. 226 or email@example.com
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
On Palm Sunday, April 9th the Knights of Columbus will hold their Pancake Breakfast in the school Gym. Mark your calendars!
MBVM Homebound Ministry
In an effort to update our list of Eucharistic Ministers and those you visit, please contact Sr. Kathleen at the parish office through phone, email or a visit to the office. If you are bringing communion to a family member, we need to know this also. Sr. Kathleen is in the parish office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please call (815) 933-8285 to speak to Sr. Kathleen.
We are now providing our parishioners with a more convenient way to make your donations. Instead of writing a check and bringing an envelope to Mass each week, you can easily create your donation account online and make changes at anytime. Click on the "Give Online with WeShare" button and follow the prompts. Please note that if you currently give through the weekly envelopes, we will stop the weekly envelope delivery automatically. In addition, if you are part of our ACH (automatic deposit) program, you should call the parish office to find out how to stop the ACH before starting with online giving
Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal
The 2017 Diocese of Joliet Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal "Held in God's Hands" is underway. This mailing from Bishop Conlon will be asking you for a pledge to the 2017 Appeal which funds the many operations of the diocese, in addition to servicing the many ministries here in our parish
Readings for the Week of March 26, 2017