A Community of Faith & Service in Christ

Saint Mary Parish, established August 15, 1865, is located at the corner of Lake Street & Oak Avenue in Evanston, Illinois
1012 Lake Street, Evanston IL 60201 Phone: (847) 864-0333
Parish Center Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Evening Hours on Wednesday & Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Parish Center will be closed Monday, December 24, through Saturday, December 29, for the Christmas Holiday.

Worship With Us

Daily Mass:
Monday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
Sunday Masses
Saturdays: 5:00 p.m.; Sundays: 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 a.m.
Haitian Mass: 1st Sunday of the months at 12:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 4-4:30 p.m., weekdays after the 8:00 a.m. mass
In the Reconciliation Room near the main entrance
Eucharistic Adoration:
Sundays, 3:00–6:00 p.m. in the Church
Holy Hour: Rosary and Adoration
Mondays-Friday: Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Chapel
Funerals & Memorial Services

Upcoming Events

First Sunday of Advent: December 2

Lectio Divina (Young Adults Group)
Mondays: December 3, 10, 17
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center
Candlelight Rosary to Begin the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe
Tuesday: December 4
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Chapel
Advent Reconciliation Services – Tuesday: December 4
(bilingual priests available at both locations)
7:00 p.m. in the Church of St. Joan of Arc, 9245 Lawndale Avenue, Evanston
7:00 p.m. in the Sheil Catholic Center, 2110 Sheridan Road, Evanston
Immaculate Conception, A Holy Day of Obligation
Saturday, December 8
Masses at 8:00 a.m. and Noon

Second Sunday of Advent: December 9

Youth Ministry Sunday
December 9
9:30 a.m. Mass followed by 
The Breakfast Club for High School Teen
10:30 a.m. to Noon in the Parish Center
Lessons & Carols
December 9
4:00 p.m. in the Church
Holiday Open House after Lessons & Carols
In the Gathering Space
Candlelight Rosary to End the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe
Wednesday, December 12
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Chapel

Third Sunday of Advent: December 16

Saint Mary Black Catholics
Sunday, December 16
12:15-1:30 p.m. in the Parish Center
Advent Reconciliation Service – Monday: December 17
(bilingual priest available)
7:00 p.m. in the Church of St. Athanasius, 1615 Lincoln Street, Evanston
Stations of the Nativity
Wednesday, December 19
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Chapel

Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 23

Contact us

To Register in the Parish
   Complete the form, save it, return it
   as an attachment to:
Visit the Faith Direct website
Use our parish code: IL372
To Manage Your Contributions
Leticia Montoya, Business Manager
(847) 864-0333 ext 201
To Schedule a Wedding
Dianne Fox, Director of Music & Liturgy
(847) 864-0333 ext 210
To Plan a Funeral
Dianne Fox, Director of Music & Liturgy
(847) 864-0333 ext 210
To Register in our Parish School
Gail Hulse, Principal
Pope John XXIII School
(847) 475-5678
To Register for Religious Education
Karie Ferrell, Director of Faith Formation
(847) 864-0333 ext 203
To Request Anointing
(847) 864-0333
To Submit News for the Bulletin
To Baptize Your Child
Deacon Dennis Robak
(847) 864-0333 ext 209
To Request a Communion Call
Ministers of Care bring Communion to parishioners who are home-bound or in the hospital. Contact Jon and Shelley Benson [moc@stmaryevanston.org]