Mass Times

Monday-Thursday: 6:45 AM & 8:30 AM
Friday: 6:45 AM
8:30 AM (June to August)
9:15 AM (School: August to May)
First Friday: 7:30 PM in Polish
Saturday: 8:30 AM

Saturday: 4:30 PM
6:30 PM in Polish

Sunday: 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM
1:00 PM in Polish
4:30 PM (2nd weekend in September through the 3rd weekend in May)

Low-gluten hosts are available in the center aisle only

Lenten Disciplines of Fasting and Abstinence

Catholics in good health ages 18 to 59 are required to fast and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Fasting consists of eating only one meal with the possibility of two smaller snacks that do not add up to a single meal.

Catholics age 14 and older are to abstain from meat on all Fridays in Lent.

Weekly Devotions

Holy Rosary:
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Holy Rosary and Novena every Tuesday at 7:30 PM with Holy Mass every 1st Tuesday.

Monday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Chapel with Benediction)

Wednesday: Overnight Adoration – 9:00 AM on Wednesday until 6:30 AM Thursday

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday 9:00 AM to Thursday 7:00 AM

Fridays: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Chapel with Benediction)

Adoration Changes during Lent:
No Adoration on Wednesday, February 14, Monday, March 18, Monday, March 25, Wednesday, March 27 nor Friday, March 29


Tuesday Evenings:
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Emergency Overnight Contact

In a grave emergency after office hours, you can get in touch with one of our parish priests at 224-509-8340

Parish News

Parish Mission

Lenten Mission 2024 St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church “Does This Shock You?” Living as a Eucharistic People [...]

Upcoming Events

February 23, 2024
  • Adoration at 10:00 AM

  • Stations of the Cross at 7:00 PM

  • In Spirit and In Truth at 7:30 PM

  • Nabożeństwa Drogi Krzyżowej at 8:00 PM

February 24, 2024
  • Light of the World Retreat at 8:00 AM

  • Adult Faith Formation at 9:30 AM

    See details

  • Saturday Mass at 4:30 PM

  • Sobotnia Msza Św. at 6:30 PM

February 25, 2024
  • Masses - 7AM, 9AM, 11AM

  • Light Of the World Retreat at 8:30 AM

  • RCIA at 9:00 AM
    Room 4

  • Niedzielna Msza Św. at 1:00 PM

  • Mass at 4:30 PM

February 26, 2024
  • Light of the World Retreat at 7:00 PM

  • Adoration at 8:00 PM

February 27, 2024
  • Rosary Makers at 9:00 AM
    Ministry Center - Room 6

  • Spring Bible Study at 1:00 PM

    See details

  • Prayer Group for Men at 7:00 PM

    See details

  • Spring Bible Study at 7:00 PM

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Welcome to Our Parish

Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church and Parish is located in the southeastern part of McHenry County Illinois. It is located on the Fox River and is in a collar county of Chicago. The Parish has approximately 3,092 registered families with a Catholic Elementary School from preschool 3 years old until 8th grade; served by Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock; …

First Holy Communions

Parish School

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to Catholic education, developing faith life, building community and Christian service. We endeavor to create a school climate that fosters respect for each person, develops a healthy self-concept and is conductive to learning. We offer a curriculum that develops the total person through science, mathematics, social studies, language arts, the arts, a physical education program, a band program and religious studies.

Religious Education