2016 DIOCESAN APPEAL
Every year at the end of April, the Diocese of Rockford announces the Diocesan Appeal. This year’s theme of the appeal is God’s Mercy Leads Us. This theme was chosen because we are celebrating the Jubilee Year of God’s Mercy. As the Holy Father Francis tells us, we are not only the receivers of God’s mercy, but we should be the apostles of this beautiful gift from God. We should be merciful towards others and share the good news of God’s mercy with everyone... MORE...
Click here for our new web site for Music & Liturgy (for Choir, Cantors, Altar Servers, EME's and more)!
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY. Spring sessions begin. Join us for this 9
session series to learn practical and powerful lessons on how to
take control of your money, get out of debt, build wealth and
For more information or to register for our class click here or email Gary & Arla Thomas. Dave Ramsey, America's trusted
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Times best-selling author and radio
host. Learn to budget, beat debt,& build a legacy.
CATHOLICS RETURNING CONTINUES 7:30 PM in the Ministry Center. Each Fall and Spring our parish invites
Catholics who have been away to attend our
Catholics Returning Home sessions. Through
this 6 week program, we hope to help
participants feel welcome in our parish, receive
updates on Church teachings
and ease back into the Church. Come Home!
FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARISTIC ADORATION. First Friday Masses are at 7:00 AM and 9:15 AM. There is Adoration of the Blessed
Sacrament from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM with closing prayers and Benediction.
Come and receive the graces promised from the source of ultimate love. Click here for more information and to signup for First Friday Adoration.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP. You are not alone. You don’t have to grieve in secret just because everyone else wants you to get back to your normal life. We meet every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM in the Ministry Center. If you have questions, please contact Deacon Don Miller at 847-915-8474.
FAMILY QUAKE MASS & MOTHER'S APPRECIATION DINNER. 4:30PM (Sunday Mass) & 5:30PM-7:00PM (Free Dinner). You and your family are invited to this month's Family Quake Mass at 4:30PM in the Church. Afterwards, please join the Youth Ministry Community for a Mothers’ Appreciation Dinner in McDonnell Hall. No need to cook anything this month.
SAVE THE DATE: Vacation Bible School
WHEN: June 13th -
WHERE: St. Margaret Mary Education Center
TIME: 9:00AM – 12:00PM Daily
FOR: Children Grades Pre-K thru Grade 5 (all kids with preschool experience completing 5th grade in June 2016)
Everest Vacation Bible School is packed full of activities including games, cool Bible Songs, age appropriate crafts and tasty treats are just a few of the things that help faith flow into real life. Plus, we will help kid’s discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life. For more information, call the RE office at 847-658-9339. Click here for more details and to register.
Parish School Registration Continues!
You may register at the Parish School office and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please feel free to call the school office at (847) 658-5313 if you have questions or would like a tour of our preschool. We hope you will consider having your family become part of the Saint Margaret Mary School community. Click here for the new School web site!
Click here for a PDF of Our Pre-School Brochure
Click here for a PDF of Full School Brochure
Saint Margaret Mary is part of the Rockford Diocese.