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

Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 8:15AM

Wednesday: 10:30AM
(Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home)

No Mass on Thursday

Holy Day Vigil:
Holy Day: 8:15AM
(Note: Check the
bulletin or
monthly calendar for any schedule
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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
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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
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.

We continue to be overwhelmed at
the many expressions of joy and awe
at the outcome of our church

As part of our Dedication Open House,
Fr. Gene authored a 4 page summary
of various aspects of the renovation
and the reasoning behind the many
changes to the interior of our worship

To view this document, please click
A letter was sent out on June 4 to all parishioners regarding
the return to Mass on our church.  
Public Masses resumed
weekend of June 13/14.  At the outset Masses will be
held on Saturday at 5:00PM, Sunday at 9:00AM, and
Wednesday at 6:00PM.  Please be aware that Masses will
be limited to 50 people until regulations are eased.  The
obligation to attend Mass is still lifted, particularly for the
elderly, those with health issues, or for those who are not
yet comfortable in a public setting.  More details are in the
Click here to view June 4 letter and pamphlet

Click here to go to Diocesan information on reopening,
including training webinar
Support Your Favorite Parish, School or Ministry today in this
time of need!
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…
1.        Click
HERE to go to the online donation page for the
Diocese of Belleville giving page.
2.        To Donate, scroll down to the donation form and select
the parish, school or ministry you want to support.
3.        Enter your donation amount and payment method.
Your gift makes a difference helping to build the body of Christ
in our community. We whole-heartedly thank you!
Click on the links below to view
Fr. Gene's Reflections on YouTube:

Holy Thursday
Palm Sunday