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).
This website was born on
June 3, 2007.  All rights
reserved by St. Mary's Parish,
Chester, IL.
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Many of the files on our website require Adobe Reader to be installed on your
computer to read them.  Click on the logo to the right to download this free program.

School Board Meeting on Monday,
September 26 at 6:00PM in the Rectory.

Dismissal from school on Friday,
September 30 at 2:50PM (no afternoon bus
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
Are you or someone you know interested in finding out more
about the Catholic faith?  RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for
Adults) sessions are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October
11 at 7:00PM in the Rectory.  Please contact Cheryl Gross
(826-2526 or 853-2678) or Fr. Gene (826-2444) for more
St. Mary's School is currently planning several
fundraisers.  Please click the links below for information
about each one.  Please be as generous as you can in
support of our school and Catholic Education.

SCRIP Gift Card Program

Quarter Auction being held on October 15

Information on Publishing/Purchasing School