Director of Adult Formation
Contact: Dr. Doug Muir (815) 436-2651 ext. 889 or

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Adult Formation Opportunities at St. Mary Immaculate!

Paint and Pray

An evening of art and meditation Thursday, October 3Doors open at 6:15 PMReflection begins at 6:30 PMSnacks and Beverages provided, $20 donation for all art supplies Sign up in the…

The Mystery of God

Begins the week of October 6th & 10th! Atheism is on the rise. Skeptical thinkers attack belief in God as irrational or, even worse, dangerous. The so-called New Atheism has…

Becoming Catholic

Are you or do you know someone interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about our faith? Have you been attending Mass with your spouse, a friend, or family member…

Across Movie Screening

Across, the short film about the boyhood of Venerable Augustine Tolton (the first black priest in the U.S.) will be screened here at St. Mary Immaculate on Monday, September 23,…

Formed — Subscription Renewed

Looking for Catholic content but don’t know where to turn? Well, you’re in luck! St. Mary Immaculate Parish has renewed their Formed subscription due to the positive feedback and usage…

FIAT – Young Adult Group

Open to everyone ages 18-35, FIAT is SMI’s young adult group. Service, social, and worship experiences will happen throughout the fall so join us when you can!  For more information…

At Home and Online Faith Formation Resources

Please consider taking advantage of the diocesan partnership with the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation sponsored by the University of Dayton.  Take any 8 week online course in faith formation (graded or not graded) at an extremely discounted rate.  The Diocese of Joliet subsidizes this opportunity so that as many of our parishioners as possible can take courses at their own convenience. Topics include biblical studies, Church history, sacraments, Catholic Social Teaching, Marianist studies, Evangelii Gaudium, Islam, ministry, and so many others!  Follow this link to learn more:

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