Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Events

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Reconciliation

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Advent Series

Food Pantry

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Rosary

Morning Mass

BUNCO

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Fishers of Men...

8:30 am Reconc...

4:30 pm Mass

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7:30 AM Sunday...

9:00 AM Sunday...

Little People'...

Breakfast with...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Taize Prayer

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Pastoral Counc...

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Feast of the I...

Rosary

Morning Mass

Adoration of t...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Advent Series

Food Pantry

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Fishers of Men...

8:30 am Reconc...

4:30 pm Mass

Youth Ministry...

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7:30 AM Sunday...

9:00 AM Sunday...

Little People'...

11:00 AM Sunda...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Baptism Semina...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Adoration of t...

Reconciliation

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Advent Series

Food Pantry

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Fishers of Men...

8:30 am Reconc...

4:30 pm Mass

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7:30 AM Sunday...

9:00 AM Sunday...

Family Mass

Little People'...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Church decorat...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Church decorat...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Church decorat...

Adoration of t...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Food Pantry

Children's Cho...

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Christmas Eve

Morning Mass

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Christmas Day

Fishers of Men...

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7:30 AM Sunday...

9:00 AM Sunday...

Little People'...

11:00 AM Sunda...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Rosary

Morning Mass

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Adoration of t...

Food Pantry

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Rosary

Morning Mass

Food Pantry

Children's Cho...

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Rosary

Morning Mass

New Years Eve...

 

Wednesday Dec 1, 2021

  • Rosary

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Reconciliation

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Reconciliation will take place in the Confessional in the back of church just inside the front doors.

  • Food Pantry

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside our Parish Offices at


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    Everyone in need is welcome!

  • Adult Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you enjoy singing, please consider joining our ADULT CHOIR.   


    We rehearse Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 7:30pm, in the church,


    and sing at various Sunday Liturgies each week,


    as well as midnight Mass for Christmas.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Adult Christmas Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Thursday Dec 2, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Advent Series

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Food Pantry

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside the Parish offices at 


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    If you would like to leave a donation of non-perishable food items


    You can drop them off in the plastic bin just outside our offices.

  • Children's Choir

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Children who love to sing,


    are encouraged to join our parish Children’s Choir! 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00pm, in the choir loft. 


    Our children will resume singing once a month at the 9:00 Mass,


    as well as the 5:00pm on Christmas Eve.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Children's Christmas Choir Rehearsal

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Handbell Practice

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Interested in ringing Handbells? 


    We have room in our Handbell Choir for a few more ringers. 


    Anyone, including children and adults,  


    who read music is encouraged to join our Handbell Choir. 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm, beginning Nov. 4.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Rosary is prayed in the Church or in the Grotto weather permitting.

Friday Dec 3, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • BUNCO

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday Dec 4, 2021

  • Fishers of Men (FOM)

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

    MBVM has a small group of men called Fishers of Men(FOM).


    They meet on Saturday morning at 7AM in the parish center


    and discuss the weekend readings as well as other spiritual items. 


    Enter through the events entrance.


    MISSION: Fishers of Men equips men of all ages to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ and better husbands, fathers and men in their local community.


    VISION: Band together as brothers in Christ to "change the world" our families, our parishes and in our communities
    throughout the Joliet Diocese. Living as leaders to promote." His kingdom come, His will be done –
    right here, right now – as in Heaven."


     PURPOSE: Developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ where He is the center of all we do. Equipping men with a spiritual confidence and initiative to continue to grow in Christ daily.


    PARTNERSHIP: Joining hands with parishes and men's groups throughout the Joliet Diocese to help and empower men to live more fully  for God, family and the greater community 


    EMPOWERMENT: Enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of Parish men's groups and various outreach activities to help create lasting, positive change in men's lives.


    CHURCH COMMUNITY         :  Creating environments of encouragement, support, love and acceptance where men learn to value others. Supporting each other as we all become the men God is calling us to be in all aspects of life.


     


    APPROACING THE CHURCH (Many times we called this kind of thing "DID YOU KNOW" - See attached. I wrote it using info from the kickoff of this session of Fr Burke Masters.


     

  • 8:30 am Reconciliation

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    Reconciliation will take place in the confessional.

  • 4:30 pm Mass

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Join us for 4:30 pm Mass every Saturday.


    Everyone is welcome!

Sunday Dec 5, 2021

  • 7:30 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

    This early Mass has no music.

  • 9:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    9:00 am Mass is open to everyone!


     


    This 9:00 am Mass also has a Liturgy of the Word for Children


    ages 3 through 1st grade.


    Children willing to participate will be called to join our adult volunteers


    right before the readings.  Parents may accompany their little one's.


    A bible story and craft will be provided, and the children will be brought back to their parents


    during the "Our Father".  For Questions about the Liturgy of the Word for Children


    otherwise knows as "Little People's Church", contact Maria Pallissard at [email protected]

  • Little People's Church

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Little People's church is during the 9:00 am Mass.


    This program is for 3 year old's through 1st graders.


    After the opening prayer, a song will call forth the little children.


    A leader will be present to lead the little ones to the room behind the


    Mary altar.  The children will partake in a bible story and craft.


    The children will return to their parents after the Our Father in Mass.


    Parents are allowed to come back with their little one's who might be hesitant 


    to join us.


    Questions:  Contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8285 ext. 326


     


     

  • Breakfast with Santa!

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • 11:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join us for 11:00 am Mass.

  • Youth Liturgy Planning Team Meeting

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 12:12 PM to 1:45 PM

    Youth Liturgy Planning Team meets in the Parish Center and plans the Youth Masses each month.  If you are interested in joining the Youth Liturgy Planning Team contact Youth Minister Carrie Rink at [email protected]

  • Small Group Meeting (Parish Library)

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Small Group Meeting discussion covering the Mass by "Be Formed" If interested in joining this group contact Julie Worby at (815) 933-8285 ext. 315.

Monday Dec 6, 2021

  • Rosary

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Taize Prayer

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join us in this Taizé Prayer which is a distinctive style of meditative prayer developed by an ecumenical community of monks in rural France. This quiet, moving reflective prayer combines elements of the Church's traditional Liturgy of the Hours with elements of contemplative meditation. 

Tuesday Dec 7, 2021

  • Rosary

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Pastoral Council Meeting

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Parish Pastoral Council meetings are held monthly.  


    To learn more about our parish pastoral council and


    to view our parish council meeting minutes


    click here  

Wednesday Dec 8, 2021

  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 All day

    This is a Holy Day of Obligation


    Mass times:


    7:30 am


    1:45 pm (School Mass)


    6:00 pm

  • Rosary

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Reconciliation

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Reconciliation will take place in the Confessional in the back of church just inside the front doors.

  • Food Pantry

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside our Parish Offices at


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    Everyone in need is welcome!

  • Adult Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you enjoy singing, please consider joining our ADULT CHOIR.   


    We rehearse Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 7:30pm, in the church,


    and sing at various Sunday Liturgies each week,


    as well as midnight Mass for Christmas.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Adult Christmas Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Thursday Dec 9, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Advent Series

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Food Pantry

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside the Parish offices at 


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    If you would like to leave a donation of non-perishable food items


    You can drop them off in the plastic bin just outside our offices.

  • Children's Choir

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Children who love to sing,


    are encouraged to join our parish Children’s Choir! 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00pm, in the choir loft. 


    Our children will resume singing once a month at the 9:00 Mass,


    as well as the 5:00pm on Christmas Eve.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Children's Christmas Choir Rehearsal

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Handbell Practice

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Interested in ringing Handbells? 


    We have room in our Handbell Choir for a few more ringers. 


    Anyone, including children and adults,  


    who read music is encouraged to join our Handbell Choir. 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm, beginning Nov. 4.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Rosary is prayed in the Church or in the Grotto weather permitting.

Friday Dec 10, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Saturday Dec 11, 2021

  • Fishers of Men (FOM)

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

    MBVM has a small group of men called Fishers of Men(FOM).


    They meet on Saturday morning at 7AM in the parish center


    and discuss the weekend readings as well as other spiritual items. 


    Enter through the events entrance.


    MISSION: Fishers of Men equips men of all ages to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ and better husbands, fathers and men in their local community.


    VISION: Band together as brothers in Christ to "change the world" our families, our parishes and in our communities
    throughout the Joliet Diocese. Living as leaders to promote." His kingdom come, His will be done –
    right here, right now – as in Heaven."


     PURPOSE: Developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ where He is the center of all we do. Equipping men with a spiritual confidence and initiative to continue to grow in Christ daily.


    PARTNERSHIP: Joining hands with parishes and men's groups throughout the Joliet Diocese to help and empower men to live more fully  for God, family and the greater community 


    EMPOWERMENT: Enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of Parish men's groups and various outreach activities to help create lasting, positive change in men's lives.


    CHURCH COMMUNITY         :  Creating environments of encouragement, support, love and acceptance where men learn to value others. Supporting each other as we all become the men God is calling us to be in all aspects of life.


     


    APPROACING THE CHURCH (Many times we called this kind of thing "DID YOU KNOW" - See attached. I wrote it using info from the kickoff of this session of Fr Burke Masters.


     

  • 8:30 am Reconciliation

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    Reconciliation will take place in the confessional.

  • 4:30 pm Mass

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Join us for 4:30 pm Mass every Saturday.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Youth Ministry Movie Night Gift Exchange

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Youth Ministry Christmas Movie Night/White Elephant Gift Exchange.

Sunday Dec 12, 2021

  • 7:30 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

    This early Mass has no music.

  • 9:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    9:00 am Mass is open to everyone!


     


    This 9:00 am Mass also has a Liturgy of the Word for Children


    ages 3 through 1st grade.


    Children willing to participate will be called to join our adult volunteers


    right before the readings.  Parents may accompany their little one's.


    A bible story and craft will be provided, and the children will be brought back to their parents


    during the "Our Father".  For Questions about the Liturgy of the Word for Children


    otherwise knows as "Little People's Church", contact Maria Pallissard at [email protected]

  • Little People's Church

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Little People's church is during the 9:00 am Mass.


    This program is for 3 year old's through 1st graders.


    After the opening prayer, a song will call forth the little children.


    A leader will be present to lead the little ones to the room behind the


    Mary altar.  The children will partake in a bible story and craft.


    The children will return to their parents after the Our Father in Mass.


    Parents are allowed to come back with their little one's who might be hesitant 


    to join us.


    Questions:  Contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8285 ext. 326


     


     

  • 11:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join us for 11:00 am Mass.

  • Youth Led Liturgy (Youth Mass)

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This is our Youth Led Liturgy led by our Youth Ministry.


    Please join us for this special Mass

  • Youth Ministry Christmas Cards Night

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Youth Ministry Mini-MOSH - Make Christmas Cards for Nursing Homes/Seniors (Cookie's and Free T-shirt)

Monday Dec 13, 2021

  • Rosary

    Monday Dec 13, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Monday Dec 13, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday Dec 14, 2021

  • Rosary

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Baptism Seminar (Parish Library)

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Registration is required for the Baptism Seminar


    by calling Mary Beth at (815) 933-8286 ext. 310


    The seminar takes place in the parish library.


    Enter through the "events" door.

Wednesday Dec 15, 2021

  • Rosary

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Reconciliation

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Reconciliation will take place in the Confessional in the back of church just inside the front doors.

  • Food Pantry

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside our Parish Offices at


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    Everyone in need is welcome!

  • Religious Ed

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Religious Education Classes are held in the school building.  For more information contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8286 ext. 326 or [email protected]

  • Adult Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you enjoy singing, please consider joining our ADULT CHOIR.   


    We rehearse Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 7:30pm, in the church,


    and sing at various Sunday Liturgies each week,


    as well as midnight Mass for Christmas.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Adult Christmas Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Thursday Dec 16, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Advent Series

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Food Pantry

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside the Parish offices at 


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    If you would like to leave a donation of non-perishable food items


    You can drop them off in the plastic bin just outside our offices.

  • Children's Choir

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Children who love to sing,


    are encouraged to join our parish Children’s Choir! 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00pm, in the choir loft. 


    Our children will resume singing once a month at the 9:00 Mass,


    as well as the 5:00pm on Christmas Eve.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Children's Christmas Choir Rehearsal

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Handbell Practice

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Interested in ringing Handbells? 


    We have room in our Handbell Choir for a few more ringers. 


    Anyone, including children and adults,  


    who read music is encouraged to join our Handbell Choir. 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm, beginning Nov. 4.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Rosary is prayed in the Church or in the Grotto weather permitting.

  • Knights of Columbus Meeting (Parish Center)

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Knights of Columbus typically meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month


    at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center.  If the Parish Center is busy


    they may meet in St. Viator Hall which is the room 


    behind the Mary Altar in Church.

Friday Dec 17, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday Dec 17, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Friday Dec 17, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Saturday Dec 18, 2021

  • Fishers of Men (FOM)

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

    MBVM has a small group of men called Fishers of Men(FOM).


    They meet on Saturday morning at 7AM in the parish center


    and discuss the weekend readings as well as other spiritual items. 


    Enter through the events entrance.


    MISSION: Fishers of Men equips men of all ages to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ and better husbands, fathers and men in their local community.


    VISION: Band together as brothers in Christ to "change the world" our families, our parishes and in our communities
    throughout the Joliet Diocese. Living as leaders to promote." His kingdom come, His will be done –
    right here, right now – as in Heaven."


     PURPOSE: Developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ where He is the center of all we do. Equipping men with a spiritual confidence and initiative to continue to grow in Christ daily.


    PARTNERSHIP: Joining hands with parishes and men's groups throughout the Joliet Diocese to help and empower men to live more fully  for God, family and the greater community 


    EMPOWERMENT: Enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of Parish men's groups and various outreach activities to help create lasting, positive change in men's lives.


    CHURCH COMMUNITY         :  Creating environments of encouragement, support, love and acceptance where men learn to value others. Supporting each other as we all become the men God is calling us to be in all aspects of life.


     


    APPROACING THE CHURCH (Many times we called this kind of thing "DID YOU KNOW" - See attached. I wrote it using info from the kickoff of this session of Fr Burke Masters.


     

  • 8:30 am Reconciliation

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    Reconciliation will take place in the confessional.

  • 4:30 pm Mass

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Join us for 4:30 pm Mass every Saturday.


    Everyone is welcome!

Sunday Dec 19, 2021

  • 7:30 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

    This early Mass has no music.

  • 9:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    9:00 am Mass is open to everyone!


     


    This 9:00 am Mass also has a Liturgy of the Word for Children


    ages 3 through 1st grade.


    Children willing to participate will be called to join our adult volunteers


    right before the readings.  Parents may accompany their little one's.


    A bible story and craft will be provided, and the children will be brought back to their parents


    during the "Our Father".  For Questions about the Liturgy of the Word for Children


    otherwise knows as "Little People's Church", contact Maria Pallissard at [email protected]

  • Family Mass

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

  • Little People's Church

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Little People's church is during the 9:00 am Mass.


    This program is for 3 year old's through 1st graders.


    After the opening prayer, a song will call forth the little children.


    A leader will be present to lead the little ones to the room behind the


    Mary altar.  The children will partake in a bible story and craft.


    The children will return to their parents after the Our Father in Mass.


    Parents are allowed to come back with their little one's who might be hesitant 


    to join us.


    Questions:  Contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8285 ext. 326


     


     

  • 11:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join us for 11:00 am Mass.

Monday Dec 20, 2021

  • Rosary

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Church decorating

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers to help decorate the church for Christmas on Monday, December 20th, Tuesday, December 21st and Wednesday (if needed) December 22nd.  We also need volunteers to help decorate the Gym on Wednesday, December 22nd at Noon.  Come if you are available.  We could all the help we can get.  Thank you!

Tuesday Dec 21, 2021

  • Rosary

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Church decorating

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers to help decorate the church for Christmas on Monday, December 20th, Tuesday, December 21st and Wednesday (if needed) December 22nd.  We also need volunteers to help decorate the Gym on Wednesday, December 22nd at Noon.  Come if you are available.  We could all the help we can get.  Thank you!

Wednesday Dec 22, 2021

  • Rosary

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Church decorating

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers to help decorate the church for Christmas on Monday, December 20th, Tuesday, December 21st and Wednesday (if needed) December 22nd.  We also need volunteers to help decorate the Gym on Wednesday, December 22nd at Noon.  Come if you are available.  We could all the help we can get.  Thank you!

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Reconciliation

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Reconciliation will take place in the Confessional in the back of church just inside the front doors.

  • Reconciliation Extended

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Food Pantry

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside our Parish Offices at


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    Everyone in need is welcome!

  • Adult Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you enjoy singing, please consider joining our ADULT CHOIR.   


    We rehearse Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 7:30pm, in the church,


    and sing at various Sunday Liturgies each week,


    as well as midnight Mass for Christmas.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Adult Christmas Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Thursday Dec 23, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Food Pantry

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside the Parish offices at 


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    If you would like to leave a donation of non-perishable food items


    You can drop them off in the plastic bin just outside our offices.

  • Children's Choir

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Children who love to sing,


    are encouraged to join our parish Children’s Choir! 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00pm, in the choir loft. 


    Our children will resume singing once a month at the 9:00 Mass,


    as well as the 5:00pm on Christmas Eve.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Children's Christmas Choir Rehearsal

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Handbell Practice

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Interested in ringing Handbells? 


    We have room in our Handbell Choir for a few more ringers. 


    Anyone, including children and adults,  


    who read music is encouraged to join our Handbell Choir. 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm, beginning Nov. 4.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Rosary is prayed in the Church or in the Grotto weather permitting.

Friday Dec 24, 2021

  • Christmas Eve

    Friday Dec 24, 2021 All day

    Christmas Eve Masses: 


    Gym: 3:00 pm


    Church: 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, Midnight

  • Morning Mass

    Friday Dec 24, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

  • Christmas Day

    Saturday Dec 25, 2021 All day

    Christmas Day Masses:


    Church: 8:00 am & 10:00 am


    There will be NO Saturday night 4:30 pm Mass on Christmas Day.

  • Fishers of Men (FOM)

    Saturday Dec 25, 2021 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

    MBVM has a small group of men called Fishers of Men(FOM).


    They meet on Saturday morning at 7AM in the parish center


    and discuss the weekend readings as well as other spiritual items. 


    Enter through the events entrance.


    MISSION: Fishers of Men equips men of all ages to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ and better husbands, fathers and men in their local community.


    VISION: Band together as brothers in Christ to "change the world" our families, our parishes and in our communities
    throughout the Joliet Diocese. Living as leaders to promote." His kingdom come, His will be done –
    right here, right now – as in Heaven."


     PURPOSE: Developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ where He is the center of all we do. Equipping men with a spiritual confidence and initiative to continue to grow in Christ daily.


    PARTNERSHIP: Joining hands with parishes and men's groups throughout the Joliet Diocese to help and empower men to live more fully  for God, family and the greater community 


    EMPOWERMENT: Enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of Parish men's groups and various outreach activities to help create lasting, positive change in men's lives.


    CHURCH COMMUNITY         :  Creating environments of encouragement, support, love and acceptance where men learn to value others. Supporting each other as we all become the men God is calling us to be in all aspects of life.


     


    APPROACING THE CHURCH (Many times we called this kind of thing "DID YOU KNOW" - See attached. I wrote it using info from the kickoff of this session of Fr Burke Masters.


     

Sunday Dec 26, 2021

  • 7:30 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 26, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM

    This early Mass has no music.

  • 9:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 26, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    9:00 am Mass is open to everyone!


     


    This 9:00 am Mass also has a Liturgy of the Word for Children


    ages 3 through 1st grade.


    Children willing to participate will be called to join our adult volunteers


    right before the readings.  Parents may accompany their little one's.


    A bible story and craft will be provided, and the children will be brought back to their parents


    during the "Our Father".  For Questions about the Liturgy of the Word for Children


    otherwise knows as "Little People's Church", contact Maria Pallissard at [email protected]

  • Little People's Church

    Sunday Dec 26, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Little People's church is during the 9:00 am Mass.


    This program is for 3 year old's through 1st graders.


    After the opening prayer, a song will call forth the little children.


    A leader will be present to lead the little ones to the room behind the


    Mary altar.  The children will partake in a bible story and craft.


    The children will return to their parents after the Our Father in Mass.


    Parents are allowed to come back with their little one's who might be hesitant 


    to join us.


    Questions:  Contact Maria Pallissard at (815) 933-8285 ext. 326


     


     

  • 11:00 AM Sunday Mass

    Sunday Dec 26, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join us for 11:00 am Mass.

Monday Dec 27, 2021

  • Rosary

    Monday Dec 27, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Monday Dec 27, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday Dec 28, 2021

  • Rosary

    Tuesday Dec 28, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Tuesday Dec 28, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

  • Rosary

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Food Pantry

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside our Parish Offices at


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    Everyone in need is welcome!

  • Adult Choir Practice

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you enjoy singing, please consider joining our ADULT CHOIR.   


    We rehearse Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 7:30pm, in the church,


    and sing at various Sunday Liturgies each week,


    as well as midnight Mass for Christmas.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

Thursday Dec 30, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • Food Pantry

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Our Drive Through Food Pantry is located just outside the Parish offices at 


    308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais.


    If you would like to leave a donation of non-perishable food items


    You can drop them off in the plastic bin just outside our offices.

  • Children's Choir

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Children who love to sing,


    are encouraged to join our parish Children’s Choir! 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00pm, in the choir loft. 


    Our children will resume singing once a month at the 9:00 Mass,


    as well as the 5:00pm on Christmas Eve.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Handbell Practice

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Interested in ringing Handbells? 


    We have room in our Handbell Choir for a few more ringers. 


    Anyone, including children and adults,  


    who read music is encouraged to join our Handbell Choir. 


    We rehearse on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm, beginning Nov. 4.


    For more information contact Chris Lord at [email protected]

  • Rosary

    Thursday Dec 30, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Rosary is prayed in the Church or in the Grotto weather permitting.

Friday Dec 31, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday Dec 31, 2021 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM

    Come join us in praying the Rosary every morning before the 7:30 am Mass Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays.

  • Morning Mass

    Friday Dec 31, 2021 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

    Join us for Morning Mass every weekday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.


    Everyone is welcome!

  • New Years Eve - Vigil of the Solemnity of Mary

    Friday Dec 31, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Solemnity of Mary/New Year’s Day  (not a holy day of obligation)


    4:30 pm Mass