Website Updates - Coronavirus

PLEASE CHECK REGULARLY as we are continually updating our website with the most current information.  If you are in emergency need of a priest, please call the parish (815-589-3542) and select "3" when the options begin.

PARISHIONERS: If you are in need of food or other assistance OR know of someone in need, please call the emergency line, and we will find a way to help you.

Diocesan Coronavirus: Directives

Below are the most recent updates from Bishop Malloy:

Bishop Malloy's Directives Regarding Holy Week and Easter

Vatican Letter

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Parish Office Hours (815-589-3542)

CLOSED TO PUBLIC until further notice. CALL if you have questions or NEED A PRIEST.  IF you get VOICEMAIL x2, USE EMERGENCY LINE (Option 3).

SCRIP CARD sales are ON HOLD until further notice due to the difficulties of selling while maintaining proper social distancing. We regret the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding.

Business Manager

Mon - Tues - Wed - Thurs:  9:00 am - Noon

Other times are available upon request.


Tues - Wed - Fri:  9:00 am - Noon

Coordinator of Religious Education

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While food and financial security are real concerns at the moment, please also remember to support your parish family as your are able.  Offerings may be made online (click here), by mail or by drop off in the black box outside the office.  Thank you for your generous stewardship and be assured of my prayers.    In His Mercy and Hope, Fr Matthew


Sunday Mass with Bishop Malloy (Recorded)   (CLICK HERE; Internet required)

  • Available after 9am on Sunday.  I will strive to have a direct link to the video to avoid the slow loading of the Diocese webpage. He will continue through the suspension of public Masses in the Rockford Diocese.

TO OFFER A SPIRITUAL COMMUNION (in place of receiving the Eucharist) SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE. (You will find them listed below the "My Parish App" Ad.)

5th Sunday of Lent HOMILY - Fr Matthew (Click to open)


LOCAL TV Masses - Weekend ONLY

Mass also may be found locally using Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass (Click here)


ONLINE Sunday & Daily Mass

EWTN (7am &11am; click for EWTN live-stream anytime)

Bishop Robert Barron (Word On - anytime after 7:15am; click here

Fr Mike Schmitz (Ascension Presents) - LIVE, 9am

National & International (Various churches & times) - click here



  • We still have copies of "The Word Among Us" Lent booklet, which has daily readings and meditations through Easter.  Contact Fr Matthew ([email protected] or office #) to arrange a mailbox drop.

Also available ONLINE at:

Magnificat Lenten Daily Meditations (based on daily readings) are also still available for mailbox drop.

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On-Line Giving


Click Link to get Started:     On-Line Giving 

Relevant Radio KXJX 92.5FM

           Please join us for "A Catholic Perspective"    on our local affiliate KXJX 92.5 FM.

          Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm

                     Click here to listen live                            (Click ONLY on BLUE "Listen Now" button)

Or here for Older Relevant Radio Shows and national livestream

Relevant Radio Homepage

WHY Make A Spiritual Communion


On Going Ministries / St. Vincent de Paul

SAINTS on Spiritual Communion


This devotion has taken on an entirely new meaning in light of our current situation.  Know that I will be offering them alone on behalf of our parishes and especially the sick and others affected.  Please consider joining me virtually either online or printing a copy BY CLICKING on the links below.


Stations of the Cross for Families/Children (Catholic Online)

Stations of the Cross (Catholic TV Network - Fr Reed)

Stations of the Cross (St Francis of Assisi) [large print PDF here]

Stations of the Cross(EWTN - from the Holy Land)

Reflections on the Stations of the Cross (Bishop Robert Barron, 1hr... worth it)



Station of the Cross Booklet (PDF download)

Stations of the Cross (EWTN)

Stations of the Cross (Brief with Scripture; USCCB)

Stations of the Cross (St Alphonsus Ligouri) [PDF download here]

Immaculate Conception Church (IC)

  • Choir Loft
  • Mary Statue
  • Jospeh Statue
  • Prayer Garden
  • Prayer Garden
  • Prayer Garden
  • Prayer Garden
  • Prayer Garden
  • Prayer Garden

St. Patrick Church (SP)


To become Disciples of Jesus, nourished by the Sacraments and supporting each other in Faith,

as we bring Him to our Community and the World in Witness, Service, and Love.

Immaculate Conception Mass Schedule

703 12th Avenue, Fulton, IL 61252

Public Mass suspended until further notice.

SEE ABOVE for Mass viewing options.

Reconciliation (Confession): Please contact        Fr. Matthew through the emergency line to arrange individual Reconciliation with social distancing.

815-589-3542, option '3'

Saturday:  Mass 8:00 am; Adoration 8:30 am; Mass 4:30 pm  

Sunday:  Mass 10:00 am

Monday:  No Mass

Tuesday:  Adoration 4:30 pm; Mass 5:30 pm

Wednesday:  Mass 8:00 am

Thursday:  Mass 8:00 am

Friday:  Mass 8:00 am

Reconciliation (Confessions):  Saturday 8:30-9:00 am, 3:30 - 4:00 pm; Tuesday 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm; or anytime by appointment

Fasting & Abstinence

St. Patrick Mass Schedule

1201 North Bluff Street, Albany, IL 61230


Public Mass suspended until further notice.

<= LOOK HERE for information on Mass and Reconciliation options.

Sunday:  Mass 8:00 am

Thursday:  Adoration & Reconciliation 4:30 pm; Mass 5:30 pm

Reconciliation:  Sunday 7:15 am - 7:50 am; Thursday 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm; or anytime by appointment

Upcoming Events 2020

April 1 - 30, 2020: Parish Office will be Open from 9:00 am - Noon

Call before stopping by to make sure someone is in the office.


All events suspended until further notice.

Daily Reading

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