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Parish News

Memorial Day — Mass and Office Closure

On Monday, May 27th, come to the St. Mary Immaculate Cemetery off of Naperville Road for Memorial Day Mass at 9:00 am. Join us in remembering the men and women…

Ecology Club Plant Sale

The Ecology Club of St. Mary Immaculate Parish School will be selling garden plants the last Sunday of May.  Be sure to stop by the Commons after Mass on Sunday, May 26th,…

RCIA Inquiry Night

Are you interested in being baptized? Do you want to learn more about becoming Catholic? Are you baptized Catholic but need to be Confirmed? On Monday, May 20, at 7:00…

Notre Dame Cathedral

The US Bishops are not calling for a national collection to aid the damages caused by the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. However, all donations will be accepted and forwarded…

Year of the Eucharist

The Year of the Eucharist will be picking up where it left off before Christmas with some new events and opportunities to grow closer in relationship with Jesus through the…

Volunteer Opportunities

Ride to Mass Needed

There is a couple in our parish who live in Carillon off Weber Road, that is in need of transportation to Mass each weekend, preferably 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday, but willing to go on Sunday morning. If you would be comfortable driving others to and from Mass and God is calling you to help your neighbor in this way, please contact Pat Mander, Pastoral Minister, at pmander@smip.org or 815-436-2651×893 for more information.

Adult Formation Opportunities

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…

St. Mary’s Welcomes New Spiritual Director

Laura Lies is a native Chicagoan, SMI parishioner, and is certified in Spiritual Direction through the Christos Center for Spiritual Formation. Spiritual direction is a contemplative practice that assists individuals…

RCIA Begins

Do you know someone interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about our faith?   The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the sacramental process in which individuals enter into an…