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A big thank you to our Generous Event Sponsors:

Brickstone Brewery (Beer Sponsor)

The Wine Cellar (Wine Sponsor)

Cream of the Crop (Food Sponsor)

Todd Arseneau - State Farm Insurance (Cigar Bar Sponsor)

People's Bank of Kankakee County - (Platinum Sponsor)

Len Roberts Construction (Gold Sponsor)

Amish Custom Cabinets - Tom & Patty Bailey - (Silver Sponsor)

Patrick Carroll Country Financial (Bronze Sponsor)

Frank & Jean Koehler - (Bronze Sponsor)

Bob & Sandy Malpasuto - (Wine & Beer Sponsor)

Netherton's Body Shop 

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Altar of Remembrance 

You are invited to bring a framed picture of your deceased loved one(s) to place on our altar of remembrance of our beloved dead during the month of November.  You can bring your framed photos to St. Viator Hall.  Please have your name and phone number on the back of the photo.  You may pick up your pictures after Masses on November 24th.

Harvest Sunday - November 10th
  
We are looking for drivers and youth volunteers to help in this community wide effort in collecting food for local food pantry's for the winter months.  For more information click here and scroll down.
   
Divorce Recovery - Sunday evenings
 
Those in need of rebuilding their life following an ending of any significant relationship are invited to register for this 9 week seminar to be held at Maternity BVM Parish in the Parish Center on Sundays from 3:30 - 5:30 pm September 8th through November 3rd. A book and workbook will be provided for you t no cost due to the generosity of an anonymous parishioner. All are welcome, all faiths, genders and ages. Click here for more information and to register.
 
Join the choir!

There is a place for everyone!  To find out more about all our choirs in the Music Ministry click here.

Interested in Becoming Catholic?

If you would like to explore the possibility of becoming Catholic, we invite you to join us on a journey of discover.  Maternity RCIA will have an Inquiry session on Monday, September 9th at 6:30 pm in the Parish Library.   To register contact Teresa at (815) 933-8285 ext. 110 or email [email protected]  Registration forms can also be picked up in the parish office.  For more information click here.

Fortitude Meals

The MBVM Fortitude Meal Committee has already delivered several meals to the local Fortitude Homeless Shelters.  If interested in joining this committee, contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8285 ext. 226 or email [email protected]

You've got mail!

New this summer is our e-newsletter designed to bring you up to date news and information about our parish.  You will receive a newsletter right to your email where you can scroll, click and sign up for any important events within the parish.  If you would like to receive our e-newsletter, click here  e-newsletter.

Mom's Group - 2nd Thursday of the Month 

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.

We need Volunteers!

  • We are in need of Greeters and Ushers.  If interested email Mary Trimby at [email protected]
  • Adult Volunteers are needed for assistance in the office. Contact Cassandra McCullough at (815) 933-8285 ext. 135 or [email protected]
  • We are in need of Eucharistic Ministers for the Home-boundFor more information, please call Sister Kathleen at 815-933-8285 ext. 114.
  • If you are interested in volunteering with our youth ministry, contact Cassandra McCullough at (815) 933-8285 ext. 135.

NEW Young Adult Choir - Ages 18-25ish

Young Adults, ages 17 – 30, are invited to sing once a month at the 11:00 Liturgy on the 2nd Sunday of the month. “Young Adult Sing” rehearsal is at 10:15, prior to Mass, in Viator Hall September - April.  If interested contact Chris Lord. 

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. 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 [email protected]