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We welcome you home and you are always invited to celebrate with us.

Last Chance for the Parish Directory!

This is the last chance to sign up for Parish Directory Pictures... We have added (1) additional date of Saturday, December 27th. Signup in Bethany Lobby, or Click here for more details and to do it online!

You Could Be a Winner! Check the School Facebook to see the Daily Winners of the 25 Days of Christmas Raffle!

25 Days of Christmas


PARISH EVENTS:
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Music & Liturgy Dept.
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for our new web site for Music & Liturgy (for Choir, Cantors, Altar Servers, EME's and more)!


Parish Photo Gallery

PDF Photo Gallery: Blessing of the Animals

EARLY BIRD RAFFLE DRAWING SUNDAY!

20DEC

TICKET SALES CONTINUE FOR THE DINNER DANCE AND MEGA $10,000 RAFFLE! Tickets are on sale after Mass this coming weekend for our MEGA Raffle and 39th Annual Parish Dinner Dance & Auction (the Parish Social and Fundraising Event of the Year). Don't forget our MEGA Raffle Early Bird Drawing on December 21st at Noon... So get your tickets now! Click here for more information or to make your reservations online!

Please Note: Any raffle tickets purchased online after Noon on Saturday, December 20th will not be entered into the Early Bird Drawing. Please see us after Mass this weekend to purchase any last minute tickets. Thank You!

20DEC

A CENTENNIAL GOOD DEED: FOOD FOR THOUGHT! The items most in short supply at food pantries are spices, toiletries, and candy. Tasty food, freshening up, and perhaps even a piece of chocolate can go a long way to brightening the outlook of anyone facing tough economic conditions. Perhaps this can be a good deed? The Centennial Committee is having a collection of these items for our local food pantry. This special collection will take place after all Masses on December 20-21. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS!


21DEC

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD - Honoring Monsignor Bill McDonnell. 9:00 AM Mass with a Reception at McDonnell Hall. Saint Margaret Mary will honor Monsignor Bill McDonnell as he celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Ordination to Priesthood. Monsignor was pastor here from 1979 till 1991, during which time our present Church was built. Join us on December 21st at the 9:00 AM Mass. Immediately following the Mass, Monsignor will be present in McDonnell Hall for a reception if you would like to congratulate him. (Monsignor stipulates “no gifts, please.”)

22DEC

COMMUNAL PENANCE SERVICES:
At Other Local Parishes:
Monday, December 22nd 7:00 PM
Saint Thomas, Crystal Lake


22DEC

INDIVIDUAL RECONCILIATION:
In addition to the regular Confessions times listed in our Sunday Bulletin, the priests will hear confessions on the following days:

• Monday, December 22nd: 12:00-1:00 PM
• Tuesday, December 23rd: 12:00-1:00 PM
• Tuesday, December 23rd: 6:00-8:00 PM



24DEC

Christmas Mass Schedule

Please Note: The Parish Office will be closed December 24-26, 31st and January 1st in observance of the Holy Days.


The Celebration of Christmas Masses

DECEMBER 24TH • MASSES ON CHRISTMAS EVE
4:00 PM Mass with Children’s Pageant (English)
6:00 PM (English) • 9:00 PM (Polish)
11:30 PM Lessons & Carols by Choir
DECEMBER 25TH • MASSES ON CHRISTMAS DAY
12:00 AM Midnight Mass
7:00 AM • 9:00 AM • 11:00 AM (English)
1:00 PM (Polish)

The Solemnity of Mary • New Year's Masses
DECEMBER 31st • MASSES ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
4:30 PM Mass (English)
6:30 PM Mass (Polish)
JANUARY 1ST • MASSES ON NEW YEAR'S DAY
9:00 AM Mass (English)
11:00 AM Mass (English)
1:00 PM Mass (Polish)

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10JAN

MARIAN CENTRAL FRESHMAN PLACEMENT TESTING. No appointment is necessary. Students should report to the school at 1001 McHenry Avenue, Woodstock by 8:00 AM on January 10 with the registration form and $10 test-processing fee (either in cash or check payable to Marian Central). Pencils will be supplied and students cannot use calculators. Testing begins at 8:15 AM and takes about 3 hours to complete. Click here to visit the Marian web site for more details or...
PDF Click here for a PDF of Information

10JAN

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW COMPETITION. All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2015 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held on Saturday, January 10th at Noon in the Education Center Gym.
PDF Click here for a PDF Brochure

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