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9:01 am (Cana Hall)
6:00 pm (Contemporary Mass)
5:30 pm (Church)
12:15 pm (Cana Hall)
10:30 am (Cana Hall)
2:00-4:00 pm (Church)
4:00-5:15 pm (North Wing Room A)
10:00 am (Faith Sharing Room)
(Or by appointment with the priests. To make an appointment contact the Parish Office at 815.436.2651)
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.
St. Mary Immaculate Parish
A Roman Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Joliet
15629 S. Rt. 59, Plainfield, IL 60544 815.436.2651
3rd Week of Advent Meditation
The term Advent comes from the Latin word "adventus" which means arrival. During this time of year we celebrate and remember the first arrival of our Savior and King, as a small child who
was born in a humble setting some 2000 years ago in Bethlehem. Today we also await the
second arrival of Jesus, His Second Coming. Lord, help us to prepare our hearts for Your
unending love and Your promised return. Amen.
Olivewood Art from the Holy Land Gifts
Gifts available Dec. 13/14
Bethlehem Gifts art work will be on sale in the Commons after all Masses on December 13/14 and 20/21. The olivewood art is brought directly from Bethlehem, from artists and Christian families who make them and benefit from their distribution. Many are hand carved from one single piece of wood. Olivewood is known for being hard, with the most beautiful grains and natural colors. The tradition of Olivewood carving in the Holy land has been handed down from father to son since the 12th century. Originally introduced by Crusaders, the craft has been perfected...READ MORE
Parish Office and Manna Holiday Hours
The Parish Office closes at 12 Noon on Tuesday, December 23, and remains closed through Friday, January 2, 2015. Manna Sales also end at 12 Noon on Tuesday, December 23, and weekday Manna Sales remain closed through Friday, January 2. Weekend Manna Sales WILL TAKE PLACE as usual on December 27 and 28. Regular Parish Office hours and regular weekday Manna Sales resume on Monday, January 5.
Join us for our Parish Pilgrimage to Italy with Fr. David Medow
Join us for our 11 day Pilgrimage to Italy with our Pastor, Fr. David Medow from April 27 - May 7, 2015. Let's go see the face of Jesus in His burial shroud. The Shroud of Turin is on a rare exhibit next spring. Come and have one of the great prayer experiences of your life to see the holy and miraculous image of the Crucified Lord. Other highlights of this holy journey: Daily Mass in holy sites (including St. Peter’s), The great Duomo (Cathedral) in Milan, DaVinci’s...READ MORE
Alpha Returns this Spring!
This Fall, we had over 500 parishioners go through the Alpha program and it was a huge hit! Because it has been such a success, we are doing Alpha again in the Spring! The program will run on Sunday Mornings from 10:30am-12:30pm starting on February 1. Sign ups will open the weekend of November 14. Sign Up early because this session will fill up fast! Visit www.smip.org/alpha for more info!