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Masses Times


WEEKEND MASSES:
Saturday 
4:00 pm
Sunday
7:30 am
9:00 am
10:45 am
12:15 pm
6:00 pm (Contemporary Mass)

SPANISH MASSES:
Saturday 
5:30 pm (Church)
Sunday
12:15 pm (Cana Hall)

POLISH MASSES:
Sunday 
10:30 am (Cana Hall)

WEEKDAY MASSES:

Monday-Saturday 
7:30 am
 

Reconciliation
 

ENGLISH: 
Saturday 
2:00-4:00 pm (Church)
Sunday
8:30-10:00 am 

SPANISH: 
Saturday
4:00-5:15 pm (North Wing Room A)

POLISH: 
Sunday

10:00 am (Faith Sharing Room)

(Or by appointment with the priests. To make an appointment contact the Parish Office at 815.436.2651)

 


Adoration


CHAPEL HOURS:
Continuous exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament from Sunday 7:00 pm through Friday 9:00 pm except on First Fridays when exposition continues overnight to Saturday 7:00 am.


 

Welcome to

St. Mary Immaculate Parish

A Roman Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Joliet

15629 S. Rt. 59, Plainfield, IL 60544     815.436.2651


 

THIS SUNDAY'S GOSPEL - August 17
 

At that time, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 
And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out,
“Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David!  My daughter is tormented by a demon.” 
But Jesus did not say a word in answer to her.  Jesus’ disciples came and asked him,
“Send her away, for she keeps calling out after us.”
He said in reply,“I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
But the woman came and did Jesus homage, saying, “Lord, help me.” 
He said in reply, “It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs.” 
She said, “Please, Lord, for even the dogs eat the scraps
that fall from the table of their masters.” 
Then Jesus said to her in reply, “O woman, great is your faith! 
Let it be done for you as you wish.” 
And the woman’s daughter was healed from that hour.

- Matthew 15:21-28               

 


NEWS
 

Alpha Signups
are Now Open

 

Alpha has arrived! Enjoy
great food, laughter and learning about the teachings of Jesus
in a welcoming atmosphere! Be our guest as you explore questions about the existence of God and Jesus, the purpose of life,
the value of prayer, what happens after death and more.


We will be offering a teen session, a Spanish session and several English adult sessions.

To learn more about Alpha
click HERE.

Click HERE to register
for a session!

Contact Margaret Motto at
 mmotto@smip.org or
815-436-2651 ext. 849
for more information.

Special Needs Mass
 



Sunday, August 24
at 9:00 a.m.

Families who have members with special needs children or adults are invited to this Special Needs Mass on Sunday, August 24 at 9:00 a.m. in Cana Hall.

While we want you to feel welcome at any and all parish Masses, we are pleased to offer this opportunity to attend mass in a comfortable and
supportive setting.

Feast of the Assumption
Mass Schedule

 

 

Vigil Mass
Thursday, 8/14

English  7:00 p.m. Church

Holy Day Masses Friday, 8/15

Morning Mass 7:30 a.m. Church
English  7:00 p.m. Church
Spanish  7:00 p.m.
Cana Hall

Polish  8:15 p.m.
Church

 


Alpha Novena Begins on Sunday, August 24 at 7:15 p.m.

When a parish embraces the Alpha program, the blessings are bountiful! Join us as we gather in the Church at 7:15 p.m. to begin this novena to pray for the success of the Alpha program here at SMI. May the Spirit move many to participate in Alpha so that we may draw close to the Lord.

 

2014 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal Progress Report

Thank you to all the 1,153 families who have made a pledge to the Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal.  The Diocese continues to process the pledges from our parish.  If you have not yet made a pledge, please prayerfully consider how you might support the good works of our Bishop and our Diocese and send in your pledge this week.  Pledge envelopes are available in the Commons and can be returned directly to the parish. Thank you also to those of you continuing to make your monthly pledge payments. It is very...READ MORE
 

SMI School Registration Open

Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year is now underway for all grades at St. Mary Immaculate Parish School. We offer an outstanding Catholic education in both faith and academics for children from Pre-School (age 3 by September 1, 2014) to Grade Eight. The school draws families from Plainfield, Shorewood, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Naperville and beyond. Families wishing to tour the school during the school day are asked to call for an appointment. Please direct all inquiries to Kris at 815-436-3953. Thank you for your interest in St. Mary Immaculate Parish School. For more info on School registration click HERE.


Volunteers Needed!

Are you looking for an opportunity to get more involved with our parish? So much of the wonderful work done at SMI wouldn’t be possible without volunteers. If you like having donuts after mass, how about being the family who serves them? If you’ve experienced the kindness of someone during a time of need, why not pay it forward by being part of the Funeral Luncheon Ministry? Do you like helping to plan events? You can contribute to the success of parish workshops and celebrations by joining the Fellowship Team.Please contact Laura Van Ham at lvanham@smip.org or 815-436-2651, x887...READ MORE

 


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