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 5:00 p.m. Evening Hours on Wednesday & Thursday to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.
Confession: Saturdays, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Mondays-Saturdays in Advent after the 8:00 a.m. Mass
Tuesday, December 19, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Chapel and Library
Or by appointment: please call the parish office 
Ministers of Care bring Communion to parishioners who are home-bound or in the hospital. Contact Lori Remien [lremien@stmaryevanston] to arrange for communion calls.


Eucharistic Adoration
Sunday, Dec. 10 – Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 17 – 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 24 – 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Funerals & Memorial Services

Upcoming Events

Sacraments Class with Father Kevin continues:
   Wednesday December 13 – 0:00 a.m. OR 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center
Prepare the Way of the Lord: Evanston Advent Reconciliation Service
Monday, December 18 at Saint Athanasius – 7:00 p.m.   
The Season of Christmas Mass Schedule
   Nativity of the Lord: December 24/25
     5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass: Children’s Choir & Children’s Christmas Story
     9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass: Traditional Choir, Carols begin at 8:45 p.m.
     9:30 a.m. Christmas Morning Mass: Contemporary Choir
   11:30 a.m. Christmas Morning Mass: Traditional Choir
   Feast of the Holy Family: December 30/31
     Usual Weekend Schedule: Saturday 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. 
   Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: December 31/January 1
     Masses: Sunday 5:00 p.m.; Monday 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
   Epiphany of the Lord: January 6/7
     Usual Weekend Schedule: Saturday 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.    

Parish Contacts

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To Register in the Parish
   Complete the form, save it, return it
   as an attachment to:
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 Manage Your Contributions
Patricia Palacios, Business Manager
To Baptize Your Child
Deacon Dennis Robak
(847) 864-0333 ext 209
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 Request a Communion Call
Lori Remien, Ministry of Care