308 E. Marsile St.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Saturday: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:15 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
Right to Life Rosary - January 26th 2:00pm
Join us in the parking lot in front of Maternity BVM at 2:00 pm on January 26th for the living rosary. We will be praying for the legal protection of unborn children. For mpore information contact Michelle Barrie at [email protected]
French-Canadian Fest - fall of 2020
We are in need of a team to help plan the next French-Canadian Festival. Please contact Teresa Culver at (815) 933-8285 ext. 110 or email [email protected] We are in need of volunteers to help with kids games, vendors, entertainment, bingo, basket raffle, grounds and basket raffle.
Womens's Ministry - He Fills My Cup - Saturday, January 25th
All women of the parish are invited to come to the parish library for faith sharing and friendship. We will meet the 4th Saturday of every month. The first morning of reflection will be Saturday, January 25th from 9:00-11:00 am. Please bring a prayer journal and a Bible. Send questions to Amy at [email protected] or call (815) 514-9129.
Confirmation Meeting - Wednesday, January 22nd 6:00-7:00pm
All confirmation students must attend the Confirmation Panel Discussion on January 22nd from 6:00-7:00pm. Please bring your binder. Parents and Confirmation Sponsors do not need to attend.
Quest XXXVI - February 29th - March 1st
Quest applications are being accepted for this retreat for High School Freshmen and Sophomores. If you would like more information on this retreat click here.
Every other year Mosh has existed as a week long effort. Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we are excited to announce that MOSH will continue throughout the entire year, every year! This new ministry will be called "MOSH Mission". A steering committee has been formed and will be moving forward with this new effort. We will keep everyone in the parish informed of its progress.
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.
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-bound. For 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.
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] For more information click here.
Readings for the week of January 19, 2020
- Sunday: Is 49:3, 5-6 / Ps 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10 [8a, 9a] / 1 Cor 1:1-3 / Jn 1:29-34
- Monday: 1 Sm 15:16-23 / Ps 50:8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23 [23b] / Mk 2:18-22
- Tuesday: 1 Sm 16:1-13 / Ps 89:20, 21-22, 27-28 [21a] / Mk 2:23-28
- Wednesday: 1 Sm 17:32-33, 37, 40-51 / Ps 144:1b, 2, 9-10  / Mk 3:1-6
- Thursday: 1 Sm 18:6-9; 19:1-7 / Ps 56:2-3, 9-10a, 10b-11, 12-13 [5b] / Mk 3:7-12
- Friday: 1 Sm 24:3-21 / Ps 57:2, 3-4, 6 and 11 [2a] / Mk 3:13-19
- Saturday: Acts 22:3-16 or Acts 9:1-22 / Ps 117:1bc, 2 [Mk 16:15] / Mk 16:15-18
- Next Sunday: Is 8:23—9:3 / Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 [1a] / 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17 / Mt 4:12-23 or 4:12-17