MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday: 5:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 8:15AM

1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday: 10:00AM
(Chester Rehab)

2nd and 4th Wednesday: 10:30AM
(Three Springs Nursing Home)

No Mass on Thursday

Holy Day Vigil:
7:00PM
Holy Day: 8:15AM

(Note: Check the
bulletin or monthly
calendar for any schedule changes).
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SCHOOL NOTES

Basketball away game @ Prairie du Rocher
on Monday, November 28 at 6:00PM.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2
Children bring their own lunch to school.
Early dismissal at 1:30PM (bus service
available).
Chicken and Dumpling Dinner in School
Cafeteria from 4:00-7:00PM.
Christmas Trivia Night in Gym at 7:00PM
(Doors Open at 6:00PM).

Christmas Home Tour on Saturday,
December 3 from 2:30-6:30PM.
Neighboring Mass Schedules

St. Mary's, Ellis Grove
Sunday: 8:00AM

St. Boniface, Evansville
Sunday: 10:00AM

St. Joseph, Willisville
Saturday: 5:00PM

Our Lady of Lourdes, Sparta
Saturday: 5:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM

St. Pius V, Walsh
Sunday: 8:00AM
MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS CATHOLIC PARISH
911 Swanwick St., Chester, IL  62233
Phone: (618) 826-2444
E-mail: stmaryschester@yahoo.com
The Very Rev. Eugene H. Wojcik, V.F., Pastor
In Parish Partnership With: St. Mary Divine Maternity
7362 Shawneetown Trail, Ellis Grove, IL  62241
(618) 859 - 3541          Rev. Larry Lemay, Pastor
Sunday Mass: 8:00AM
Click Here to view current bulletin for Ellis Grove.
Our online parish photo
directory can be accessed by
clicking here, then typing in the
password "chestercatholic" (all
one word - no spaces).
Our parish has now set up the means for everyone who
wishes to donate to the weekly collection and other funds
online!  Click on the logo below and you will be taken to the
page which will ask you for information and to create an
account.  
You may also click here for a handout about
setting up your account and answers to other questions.
Over the next several months
representatives of all of the
Parish Partnerships will meet
with Diocesan leadership to
discuss their current status and
progress.  
Click here for more
information and for topics of
discussion.
Some calendar dates to keep in mind as we approach the
busy holiday season:
Wednesday, December 7 - Vigil Mass for Immaculate
Conception at 7:00PM (Holy Day of Obligation)
Thursday, December 8 - All-School Mass for Immaculate
Conception at 8:15AM (Holy Day of Obligation)
Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) - Mass at 5:00PM
(Family & Children's Mass)
Sunday, December 25 (Christmas Day) - Mass at 9:00AM
Saturday, December 31 (New Year's Eve) - Mass at 5:00PM
Sunday, January 1 (New Year's Day) - Mass at 9:00AM
SCHEDULE OF LOCAL ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES

Sunday, December 11 - 2:00PM at Ruma Convent,
4:00PM here at St. Mary's, Chester
Monday, December 12 - 7:00PM at St. John's, Red Bud
Wednesday, December 14 - 7:00PM at St. Mary's, Ellis Grove
and at St. Boniface, Evansville.