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

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 8:15AM

1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday: 10:30AM
(Three Springs Nursing Home)

2nd and 4th Wednesday: 10:30AM
(Integrity Healthcare)

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

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. 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
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
Click here for more
information and for topics of
A MIGHTY FORTRESS: an Interparish Vacation Bible
School, will take place Monday, July 10 through
Thursday, July 13, for our parishes of St. Boniface,
Evansville, St. Mary of the Divine Maternity, Elis Grove,
and Mary Help of Christians, Chester. It will be held at
the Parish Hall, St. Mary, Ellis Grove from 6-8PM. The
Vacation Bible School will be for children who are
K-Grade 5 (as of this coming Fall school term). A child
may register and bring a friend of another parish or
denomination. There is no fee for participation, but
donations are most welcome. Registration forms are
located in the back of church. Contact Cheryl Gross
(826-2526 or 853-2678) for registration which is due
Friday, June 30.
Fr. Gene will be on vacation July 1-14.  There will be no
weekday Masses during this time.