Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM
Weekday Mass Schedule
Monday 8:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM
Third Friday of the Month 10:00 AM at Liberty Village Nursing Home
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Outreach Ministry Hours: Monday & Wednesday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Readings for the week of September 15, 2019
- Sunday: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14 / Ps Ps 51 3-4, 12-13, 17, 19 [Lk 15:18] / 1 Tm 1:12-17 / Lk 15:1-32 or 15:1-10
- Monday: 1 Tm 2:1-8 / Ps 28:2, 7, 8-9  / Lk 7:1-10
- Tuesday: 1 Tm 3:1-13 / Ps 101:1b-2ab, 2cd-3ab, 5, 6  / Lk 7:11-17
- Wednesday: 1 Tm 3:14-16 / Ps 111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6  / Lk 7:31-35
- Thursday: 1 Tm 4:12-16 / Ps 111:7-8, 9, 10  / Lk 7:36-50
- Friday: 1 Tm 6:2c-12 / Ps 49:6-7, 8-10, 17-18, 19-20 / Lk 8:1-3
- Saturday: Eph 4:1-7, 11-13 / Ps 19:2-3, 4-5  / Mt 9:9-13
- Next Sunday: Am 8:4-7 / Ps 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8 [cf. 1a, 7b] / 1 Tm 2:1-8 / Lk 16:1-13 or 16:10-13
RCIA sign ups are here! If you or someone you know is interested in joining the Catholic faith, Please phone the Parish Office during normal business hours at 217-935-5727.
K thru 7 CCD registration will be held following the 8:30 Mass on September 15th in the basement of the Hall in the large classroom. Please make sure and register at this time so we have the appropriate number of books and supplies for each child. Your child will have the opportunity to meet his or her teacher and see the new book series we will be using. Coffee, donuts, and juice will be served. First day of classes will begin Sept. 22nd following the 8:30 Mass on Sunday.
The weekend of Sept 28-29 is the Apple and Pork Festival. One of fundraisers is to rent vendor space in our Parish Hall and and parking lot. We encourage you to stop by the Hall and support these vendors to help our fundraising.
September 22!!!!! St. John's Fall Festival Dinner: Pulled Pork or Shredded Chicken on a bun, party potatoes, cowboy beans, cole slaw, applesauce, dessert, and beverage. Adults $8. Children(6-10) $4. Raffle prizes (tickets $1 each or 6 for $5). Silent Auction Items!! Envelopes will be in the back of the church. Please pick up your envelope and learn of the exciting changes and save postage! Next week, sign up sheets and extra raffle tickets will be available. Please share your talents and help your Church any way you can.
The celebration of Confirmation for candidates from St. John's and Sacred Heart Parishes is scheduled for Sunday, October 6th at 3:30pm at the Cathedral of St. Mary in Peoria, Il. Students need to be at the cathedral by 2:45p.m. To help prepare for this special event, a special Confirmation Gathering for all candidates will take place on Sunday Sept. 15th at 1:30 pm at the Fryman/Mandrell property. See the bullitin for more details.
This week we acknowledge those men and women of of our parish who have agreed to give of their time and talent to help form our children in the ways of the faith. We thank them for answering the invitation to help with the youngest members of our community:Pray that our teachers and students will have another successful year of religious education...
Director of Religious Education Sue Neuschwanger
PreK-Kindergarten Rachel Gesell
First grade Sue Neuschwanger
Second grade Danny Moore
Third and Fourth Grade Leah Comfort &Logan Peterson
Fifth and Sixth grade Bob & Angie Sarver
Seventh and Eighth grade Brenda Livingood
If you have any pictures of the Parish Picnic, please send them to Marla Menter at [email protected]
Please pray for the following:
Nursing Homes: Millie Frese, Don Jackson, Marie Riegel
Prayers for the sick:
Janet Ashby, Nancy Askins, Mary Lou Barnett, Connie Brown, Phyllis Fehr, Msgr. Albert Hallin, Roy Harrold, Mary Hirsch, Deacon John Leonard, Tina Mannix, Joni Mollet, Steven R. Smith, Sally Waite, Angie Walden, Rita Williams, Brett Willits, Guy Wisegarver.