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, 3:30-4:30 p.m. during Lent
In the Reconciliation Room near the main entrance
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
Sundays, 3:00–6:00 p.m. (Benediction 5:45)
Funerals & Memorial Services

Lent 2018 Schedule

Stations of the Cross

      Friday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. (French/Creole)

      Saturday, March 24 after 8:00 a.m. Mass (English)

      Living Stations of the Cross, Palm Sunday, March 25 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

      Mondays through Saturdays, after the 8:00 a.m. Mass                                                      Saturdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Extended Hours) in the Reconciliation Room

 Communal Reconciliation Service

      Monday, March 26: 7:00 p.m. at Saint Mary Parish

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

      Sunday, March 25: 3:00-6:00 p.m. (Benediction at 5:45)

Lectio Divina for Young Adults (20s-30s) in the Parish Center

      Monday, March 26: 7:00 p.m. 

Holy Week & Easter

Palm Sunday, March 25

      Masses: Saturday at 5:00 p.m.; Sunday at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

      Living Stations of the Cross: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

      Adoration: 3:00-6:00 p.m. (Benediction at 5:45)

Holy Thursday, March 29

      Morning Prayer: 8:30 a.m. in the Parish Center Chapel

      Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:30 p.m.

Good Friday, March 30

     Morning Prayer: 8:30 a.m. in the Parish Center Chapel

     Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ: 3:00 p.m. in the Church

     Haitian Good Friday Service: 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center

Holy Saturday, March 31

     Morning Prayer: 8:30 a.m. in the Parish Center Chapel

Easter Vigil: Saturday, March 31: 7:30 p.m.                                                              =(No Confessions, No 5:00 p.m. Mass)

 Easter Sunday, April 1

     Masses: 8:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.; Haitian Mass at 12:30 p.m.

     Adoration: 3:00–6:00 p.m.

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 8

     Masses: Saturday, 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

     Divine Mercy Service: 2:00 p.m. in the church

     Eucharistic Adoration: 3:00-6:00 p.m. (Benediction at 5:45)

Spring Retreat

Friday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. – Saturday, April 21, at 5:00 p.m.
Conference Center at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein IL
For More Information: Contact Karie Ferrell
kferrell@stmaryevanston.org  (847) 864-0333 ext 204

Parish Contacts

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To Register in the Parish
[Form, Parish Registration-Online]
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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