Why We Do What We Do
Season of Advent - Nov 29 - Dec 23
A new Liturgical Church Year - All new beginnings start with planning and anticipation, which is what Advent is all about...
K of C and SVdP Christmas Sales
Ongoing and During the Weekends
Knights of Columbus are selling beautiful Christmas cards. Saint Vincent de Paul Society continue to sell Christmas ornaments...
Advent Spirituality Night and Social
Tuesday, December 1 at 7 pm / Parish Center
All young adults are invited to a beautiful Advent Taizé prayer in the Parish Center Chapel and then to gather for refreshments and time to socialize...
St. Vincent de Paul Collection
December 5-6 at all Masses / Church
A special collection will be taken to help the suffering and needy. Requests for assistance this year have quadrupled compared to last year...
Bring your Gifts for the Giving Tree
December 5-6 at all Masses / Church GS
Those who took a gift tag should return their gift UNWRAPPED with the tag attached by Sunday, December 6 at 12 Noon by the Christmas tree...
Christmas Children's Choir
Rehearsal continues on December 6
Make a joyful noise at our Christmas Eve Family Mass on Thursday, December 24 at 5 pm.
Rehearsal on Sunday, Dec 6 at 12:15 pm.
Evening with Our Lady of Guadalupe
Thursday, Dec 10 at 7 pm / PC Chapel
You are invited to nourish your spirit and explore your faith about Our Lady of Guadalupe with our presenter Luz Eugenia Alvarez, M.Div...
Soup Kitchen Needs YOU
Thursday, Dec 10 / First United Methodist
Saint Mary’s last Soup Kitchen of 2015 is coming soon. As always, we need donated food, volunteers on the “day of” and monetary donations...
Young at Hearts Christmas Party
Thursday, Dec 10 at 12 Noon / Church GS
LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED! Our entertainment
will be singer / songwriter Rick Pickren, the Celtic Cowboy, presenting “A Prairie Holiday”...
Church History Tour
Sunday, December 27 at 12:30 pm / Church
Come and learn a bit of our history! Church tours are offered on the last Sunday of the Month. Call the Parish Office to reserve...
Join Us for Worship Map
Daily Mass: Mon-Sat at 8am
    (Thursday’s service is a Communion Service)
Sunday Masses:
    Saturday at 5pm; Sunday at 8, 9:30 and 11am
Confession: Sat 4pm - Adoration: Sun 3-6pm
A message from Father Greg
Our Advent Season has begun! Advent is a time of waiting and preparation. What are we waiting and preparing for this Advent Season? It is easy to become frenetic and worried about...
Last Homily Recorded
November 8, 2015
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Father Bob Cook
K of C Poster Contest
Ongoing thru December 18
Knights of Columbus Local 1077 is holding a "Keep Christ in Christmas" poster contest. Open to all kids age 5 -14. Entry form must be filled out...
Our Children Tell the Story
Dec 24 / Rehearsal on Dec 20 - 12 Noon
All children are invited to take part in the Nativity story. School-age children can be angels and shepherds; preschoolers can be animals...
Journeying with Grief
Mondays at 7 pm / Parish Center Library
If you are mourning the loss of a loved one you are encouraged to be a part of our support group for the bereaved...
"From the Archives"
Learn More! - Parish' 150th Anniversary
The story of Saint Mary’s, Evanston’s first Catholic Church - Our first Mass was celebrated on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 1865...
Remember Saint Mary Parish
Leaving a legacy from Retirement Accounts
Making a direct gift of funds to the Church for the benefit of our parish would allow you a charitable tax deduction, helping to offset the taxes owed...
Trip to Ireland 2016
September 18-27, 2016
You are invited to join Deacon Dennis for a spectacular ten day journey through Ireland.
Formation Sessions for Baptism
January 19 and March 2 / St. Mary Parish
All sessions are at 7 pm in the Parish Center.
To register, please contact the Parish Office at