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 4:00 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.
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 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Funerals & Memorial Services

Upcoming Events

Young Adult (20s & 30s) Prayer & Discussion Group
Our Life with the Saints
Thursdays, April 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; June 1
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Living Room
Adult Faith Formation Presentation
Finding Christ on the Camino de Santiago
Wednesday, May 24
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center
Sister Katie will make a presentation about her Holy Week pilgrimage walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. For those who are interested, the film “The Way” will be shown after the presentation.
The Way (2010, PG13) is the story of a father (Martin Sheen) who heads to Spain to recover the body of his estranged son who dies while walking the Camino de Santiago. After learning of his son’s passion for the Camino, the father decides to make the pilgrimage himself.
Adult Faith Formation Presentation
St. Theresa of Avila: A Woman Who Changed the World
Monday, June 5
7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center
Ministry Appreciation Sunday
June 11 after all Sunday masses
In the Gathering Space of the Church
We gather together to celebrate all the people who participate in the various ministries of our parish. Whether you serve the parish in one way or another, or want to show your appreciation, join us in the Gathering Space for breakfast treats, juice & coffee, after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Masses.

Parish Contacts

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To Register in the Parish
Father Kevin McCray, Pastor
(847) 864-0333 ext 204
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
To Register in our Parish School:
Gail Hulse, Principal
Pope John XXIII School
(847) 475-5678
To Register for Religious Education:
Karie Ferrell, Director
Religious Education
(847) 864-0333 ext 203