Council of Catholic Women (CCW)

Purpose is to apply Catholic ideals to daily living by promoting organized and social activity for the parish, especially the women of the parish. All women of our parish are invited to join us monthly. Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.


Mary Jeanne Pazin, 708.606.7515 


St. Mary’s offers Sunday Hospitality one Sunday a month in the Gym for all of our parishioners, consisting of coffee, donuts, fruit, and juice.  Our next opportunities for fellowship are:


Sunday, August 11th
Sunday, September 8th
Sunday, October 13th
Sunday, November 10th
Sunday, December 8th 


Sunday, January 12th
Sunday, March 8th
Sunday, May 3rd
Sunday, June 14th
Sunday, August 9th
Sunday, September 13th
Sunday, October 11th
Sunday, November 8th
Sunday, December 13th

*The 8th grade breakfast will be on February 9, instead of Hospitality. 
**Due to Palm Sunday and Easter, there will be NO Sunday Hospitality in April.

If you are interested in volunteering to help with hospitality, please let us know!


Laura Van Ham, 815.436.2651 x887  lvanham@smip.org

Men’s Club

The Men’s Club (S.M.I.M.C.) is comprised of SMI parish and school men.  They execute fundraising activities and provide servies to the parish community.  It was formed to develop fellowship, camaraderie, and fundraising for the SMI parish and school.


Andy Heinen, 630.936.0321

St. Mary’s Seniors

The St. Mary’s Seniors are a group of active, adult parishioners who come together once a month in faith and fellowship.  The monthly gathering meets from January thru October on the 4th Wednesnday of the month, beginning at 11:00 am with either Mass or a Communion Service, followed by a brief meeting and potluck lunch.  Watch the Bulletin for information about guest speakers and programs. 


John DeLauriea, 815.782.5206   jdelauriea@aol.com

Welcoming and Registration

This ministry introduces new parishioners to St. Mary Immaculate Parish. Our goal is to help new parishioners feel welcomed, guide them into a ministry that suites their talents and interests, and register them as official members of our faith community.


Grace & Rich Blaszak, 815.254.7078   gblaszak@sbcglobal.net