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:
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.
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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FINDING MASS THIS WEEKEND & DAILY
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
- 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.)
- BISHOP MALLOY 12pm WEDNESDAY DEVOTION (click here) / Diocese of Rockford Website (here)
LOCAL TV Masses - Weekend ONLY
ONLINE Sunday & Daily Mass
LOOKING FOR THE READINGS FOR DAILY & SUNDAY MASS???
- 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:
- Word Among Us - with meditations
- Catholic Online - with audio
- EWTN - with video replay of daily 7am Mass
Magnificat Lenten Daily Meditations (based on daily readings) are also still available for mailbox drop.
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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)
WHY Make A Spiritual Communion
On Going Ministries / St. Vincent de Paul
SAINTS on Spiritual Communion
STATIONS of the CROSS
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.
Immaculate Conception Church (IC)
St. Patrick Church (SP)
MISSION STATEMENT OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AND ST. PATRICK CHURCHES
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.
Readings for the week of March 29, 2020
- Sunday: Ez 37:12-14 / Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8  / Rom 8:8-11 / Jn 11:1-45 or 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45
- Monday: Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 or 13:41c-62 / Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 [4ab] / Jn 8:1-11
- Tuesday: Nm 21:4-9 / Ps 102:2-3, 16-18, 19-21 / Jn 8:21-30
- Wednesday: Dn 3:14-20, 91-92, 95 / Dn 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56 / Jn 8:31-42
- Thursday: Gn 17:3-9 / Ps 105:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 [8a] / Jn 8:51-59
- Friday: Jer 20:10-13 / Ps 18:2-3a, 3bc-4, 5-6, 7 [cf. 7] / Jn 10:31-42
- Saturday: Ez 37:21-28 / Jer 31:10, 11-12abcd, 13 [cf. 10d] / Jn 11:45-56
- Next Sunday: Mt 21:1-11 / Is 50:4-7 / Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24 [2a] / Phil 2:6-11 / Mt 26:14—27:66 or 27:11-54