On Saturday, October 3 there will be a pet blessing on the St. Mary Rectory front lawn at 10:00am.  All animals and their friends are welcome!


Join us for this faith-filled, life changing, relationship-strengthening weekend.  It is to provide very participant the opportunity to have a personal encounter with Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit.  This is no charge and meals are provided.  The registration deadline is October 13, so act now!  To register or get more information, contact Deacon Hank Orlik at 847-888-2718.

Click here to watch a video explaining this retreat!


If you would like to instruct children in our faith, please call Lauren at 847-888-2718!  We are in need of catechists for Tuesday (6-7:15 p.m.) in grade 7, and Sunday (9:30-10:45 a.m.) in grades Kindergarten, 1, 3, and 6.  Aides are also needed in various grades.  Applicants must have gone through Protecting God’s Children and agree to a back round check.  We will supply materials and offer training through the Diocese.  You won’t find a more rewarding opportunity!  Classes begin in September – call now!


It’s time for our parish to jump into the modern media stream!  We are hoping to communicate more effectively with our FLOCK, so please text SMPE to 84576!  You can choose which parish group to join, and you’ll be quickly notified of parish happenings.  We are excited to offer this new tool to our parishioners!  See more information in the bulletin!