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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Dismissal from school on Friday,
September 19 at 2:50PM (no afternoon
bus service).

School Board meeting on Monday,
September 22 at 6:00PM in the library.

Dismissal from school on Friday,
September 26 at 2:50PM (no afternoon
bus service).

PTO Karaoke Night/Dance/Auction on
Saturday, September 27.
Cluster Mass Schedules

St. Mary's, Ellis Grove
Saturday: 6:00PM
(Feb., Apr., Jun., Aug., Oct., Dec.)
Sunday: 8:00AM

St. Boniface, Evansville
Saturday: 5:00PM
(Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sep., Nov.)
Sunday: 10:00AM

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, Administrator
Our online parish photo
directory can be accessed by
clicking here, then typing in the
password "chestercatholic" (all
one word - no spaces).
WE HAVE MET OUR GOAL!!!!  The church and school
will have heat this winter, and it will be paid in full!!!!  
Thank you to all for your generosity!  When the chips
are down, St. Mary's parishioners and friends always
come through!!!!
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.
This Sunday, September 14 during the 9:00AM
Mass we will commission our catechists who
give so generously of their time passing on the
Catholic faith.  Thank you to our school
teachers, PSR teachers, RCIA team, our DRE
Cheryl Gross, and Fr. Gene.
The priests of the Diocese will gather in St.
Louis on September 15-18 for their annual
convocation.  There will be no weekday Masses
this week as Fr. Gene will be attending the
convocation.  Please pray for him and all of the
priests of the Diocese that they have a fruitful
and reflective time together.