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:
Holy Day: 8:15AM

(Note: Check the
bulletin or monthly
calendar for any schedule changes).
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June 3, 2007.  All rights
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Chester, IL.
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Neighboring Mass Schedules
(Effective July 17/18)
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
911 Swanwick St., Chester, IL  62233
Phone: (618) 826-2444
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. Ben Stern, Pastor
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
You may also click here for a handout about
setting up your account and answers to other questions.
Calendar Dates
Fr. Gene will be on vacation from July 4 - July 17.  Deacon
Brett will have a Communion service on Tuesday, Thursday
& Friday in church at 8:15AM these 2 weeks.
In accord with the Diocesan Pastoral Plan for Renewal and
Restructuring, with the retirement of Fr. Leo Hayes, Fr.
Ben Stern has been appointed Pastor of St. Joseph,
Willisville in addition to continuing as Pastor of St. Mary,
Ellis Grove and St. Boniface, Evansville.  Effective the
weekend of July 17/18, the Mass Schedule for these
parishes will be:  
Saturdays: 5:00PM at Willisville
Sundays: 8:00AM at Ellis Grove, 10:00AM at Evansville

Click here to view a letter from Fr. Ben concerning these
changes and other decisions made by their Parish Councils